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This collection consists of one postcard sent to Louise Davis from a new student (Margaret?) living in McKim Hall at the University of Virginia, dated September 19, 1934. Margaret was possibly a student in the Nursing program as the address on the program notes " McKim Hall, University Hospt." Women were only able to attend the University of Virginia in one of the professional schools or graduate programs at that time. The postcard is a winter scene of the Rotunda.
Forget Me Not friendship album Owned by Amelia Donges, "affectionately dedicated by her friend William F. Harman." 42 pages used for autographs, inscriptions, and verse. Locations signed include Campbelltown, Cornwall, Harrisburg, Attica, Stroudsburg, York, Mechanicsburg, and Princeton.
This collection contains a handwritten poem written by Joan St. C. Crane based on her experiences of compiling the works of poet Robert Frost. It was written at the University of Virginia in the Fall of 1971. Alongside the poem in the collection is a catalogue card outlining the work's title, author, and subject matter.
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.
An autograph album of Jemima Buell Griffing from Clinton, Connecticut.The album is filled with phrases, poems (some original), and short entries, including stories of Griffing with her family and friends.
Additionally there is a pencil drawing of what appears to be a grave with "Sacred to Memory" written on it surrounded by foliage drawn by J.R. Carns. It includes four engravings, some of which are hand-colored.
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".
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.
This collection contains the ledger of Charles Irving Harvie, a first year at the University of Virginia on the eve of the Civil War. Six pages record payments for matriculation, transportation, personal items, and memberships to groups like the Sons of Liberty. The Sons of Liberty, were one of two confederate military companies formed at the University.