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Bettie A. Ford friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 30, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16578
Content Description This collection contains a "The Forget Me Not Album" belonging to Bettie A. Ford, of Lynchburg, Virginia. The album contains a mix of hand-written sentiments, poems, and remembrances written to Ford. The entries are mostly signed by initial or first name and many are dated. A few of the entries have annotations with additional information about the creator. In addition to these entries, there appear to be journal type jottings, possibly written by Ford. Also included are printed poems,...
Dates: c.1857-1898

Roxana Foreman scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16702
Content Description Roxana Foreman high school scrapbook in "My Memory Book" binding from Harriman, and Lenoir City, Tennessee in 1927. It contains pasted-in colorful handmade and printed ephemera and letters, related to football, theater and school. There are also candy wrappers, ribbons, hats, Camel cigarettes, and many pages of hand-written text and sentimental authographs that provide a "diary" of Roxana's high school experiences.
Dates: 1927

Forget Me Not album

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16724
Content Description This collection consists of a commonplace book featuring quotes and sayings from newspaper and magazine clippings from a variety of authors like Shakespeare, Goethe, Longfellow, Elliot, and Byron. Most are organized so the quotes from the same author are grouped on the same page. Also included are excerpts of poems handwritten into the album. There are six black and white engravings and have the following titles 'Moonlight', 'Sketching from Nature', The Dukes Daughter', 'Mariana',...
Dates: c.1852

Alexander "Sandy" Gilliam papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RG 2/6/1
Content Description This collection contains materials collected by Alexander "Sandy" Gilliam in his role as University of Virginia Historian. Included are professional and personal correspondence, lectures, notes, letters, clippings, and promotional material. This addition pertains to committee's he served on, lectures and papers he produced about the University of Virginia, correspondence with guests to the university, correspondence to Gilliam on a variety of topics including his retirement, recipients of the...
Dates: 1985 - 2016

Ann Gilman album

 Collection — Box: BW 38, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16310
Content Description This collection contains the memory album of Ann Gilman. The octavo album, restored, with original light blue-green paper covered boards and new black leather spine. 71 pages, including 3 of the 5 engravings, were used for written verse and inscriptions dating from 1835-1839. Inscriptions are signed from Dover, New Hampshire and Bangor, Maine. Two inscriptiosn have small drawings. One page has a page of verse secured with pins. New front and rear end-papers. Album has 76 unnumbered pages and 5...
Dates: 1835-1839

R. E. Griffith letter

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589313]
Identifier: MSS 16209
Scope and Contents University of Virginia Medical school student R. E. Griffith letter to Dr. J. Hays in Philadelphia, PA., February 20, 1838, 0.03 cubic feet, and a handwritten address and postmarks about his studies, lectures, professors, and colleagues in the fields of psychology, pathology, and obstetrics. He mentions several people by name, including a Dr. Couch, and a Mr. Hyde, whose death had recently been "in the papers".
Dates: 1838 February 20

Henry M. Harris papers

 Collection — Box: BW 8, Folder: 1 [X031589295]
Identifier: MSS 16180
Scope and Contents Henry M. Harris papers, 1848-1948, 0.03 cubic feet includes letters and photographs of the University of Virginia. Also included are Lewis W. Cabell, J. B. Cochran, Kenneth Brown, Donald A. Harris, with either Charlottesville or UVA connections. There are also photographs of Henry M. Harris, Donald Harris, and the University of Virginia.
Dates: 1848-1948

Gessner Harrison silver spoon and handkerchief

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16685
Dates: undated, c.1828-1859

Hot Feet (IMP Society) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RG-23/46

Jane's album

 Collection — Box: BW 25
Identifier: MSS 16538

Pamelia Jenne friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 32, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16555
Content Description This collection contains a friendship album belonging to Pamelia Jenne of Charlton, Massachusetts. The album, a copybook, "Sold by Samuel Wood & Sons, New York," is here used as a friendship album. It contains thirty-eight pages of manuscript and one watercolor of flowers. Included are original and copied verse by a series of friends, many with several entries.
Dates: 1826

Mary C. Jones friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 24
Identifier: MSS 16537
Content Description This collection consists of one volume. An elaborate sketched title "Mary C. Jones Album," is the first page used; 79 pages used for hand-written inscriptions, verse, and literature, including some calligraphy. Signatures from Providence, "Washington Ball," and New York. The inscriptions are mostly addressed to "Caroline." Marbled paper over boards with red leather spine and red leather board edges; red leather label with gilt stamped name "Mary C. Jones" on the front cover.
Dates: 1825-1829

Mary Kean school scrapbook

 Collection — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16701
Content Description Mary Kean high school scrapbook from Lomita, California, 1925-1934; 1956. Album with ephemera and photographs in a "Memories of my school days" binding compiled by Mary Kean, at Narbonne High School in Lomita in Los Angeles County. Includes programs, a few photographs, certificates, and much more. Of special interest are a series of programs and ephemera for Girl's Athletic Association field days in Southern California. There is a license for a "back seat driver" which seems to be making a...
Dates: 1925-1934, 1956

Ellie F. Keen friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 32, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16554
Content Description This collection contains a large, stamped friendship album dedicated to Ellie F. Keen of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from her father. The album contains a color title page, twelve romantic themed color plates throughout the album, over fifty poems and personal notes, and a full-page watercolor of lovers embracing in the moonlit night. Most inscriptions are signed with a first name only or initials; although, there are some exceptions with the writer’s full name. Predominately written between...
Dates: 1848 - 1856

Ravindra S. Khare papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16428
Content Description Ravindra S. Khare papers (1938-2017; 13.40 cubic feet) include correspondence, course notes and syllabi, meeting minutes and agendas, reprints, and drafts of articles related to Ravindra S. Khare, Professor of Anthropology, and Khare's teaching, research, and service. In particular, the materials document international commission work, UVA committees, and Khare's teaching and research on social inequalities, globalization, the anthropology of food, and social and political topics and movements...
Dates: 1936-2017

James H. Law, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16430
Content Description James H. Law, Jr. papers (1920-1921; 0.2 cubic feet) include correspondence, notebooks, blueprints, and exams of alumnus James H. Law, Jr. (Architecture, 1925).
Dates: 1920-1921

Malcom Lester papers

 Collection — Flat_Box: Archival Oversized Box L 2, Oversize_Folder(Within_an_OSBox): 1
Identifier: MSS 16673
Content Description This collection includes University of Virginia memorbialia from alumni Malcom Lester, who was a historian at Davidson College where he was a Chair of the History Department and Director of the Davidson College program at Cambridge University.The collection contains Lester's certificate of membership in Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Virginia, dated June 12, 1954; a scroll dedicated to the University of Virginia and its faculty, one of twelve institutions selected nationwide to...
Dates: 1946 - 1954

LGBTQ Student Center records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RG 18/12/4
Content Description This addition contains includes T-shirts, committee reports, proposals, surveys, petitions, clippings from various newspapers including The Cavalier Daily, brochures, a letter from Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida regarding the Unite the Right Rally in 2017, and a floppy disk documenting the work of the LGBTQ student center.
Dates: 1990 - 2017

Library Advancement files

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RG 12/43
Content Description Includes photographs (including a CD) and programs.
Dates: circa 1996-2019

Therese Lieske scrapbook

 Collection — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16695

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