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Bessie Marie Africa scrapbook

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16697
Content Description High school memory scrapbook and photo album of Bessie Marie Africa of Kanawha, Iowa from 1923 to 1927. The scrapbook is in a "School Friendship Book binding" assembled by Bessie Marie Africa documenting her high school years at Sanborn High School. It includes correspondence, programs, and mementos from theater, basketball, and football, and a declamatory contest. There are two large dolls created out of crepe paper.
Dates: 1923 - 1927; Majority of material found within 1925

William Allen Butler family papers (and related Terry, Collins families)

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16447
Scope and Contents This collection depicts the family lives of three prominent New England families, the Butler, Collins, and Terry families from 1808 to 1920 consisting of 8.5 cubic feet, (17 document boxes). Their correspondence, genealogy, photographs, and journals compile a historical collection, vast in size and informative of American life in the nineteenth century. It contains over three hundred letters written when family members were attending Yale or Princeton during the American Civil War....
Dates: 1808-1959

Jean Cynthia Cheatham family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16387
Scope and Contents Note Jean Cynthia Cheatham family papers (1852-2012; 1 cubic foot) contains genealogy information, military papers, photographs, and scrapbooks.
Dates: 1852-2012

Chisholm Foundation collection on Frank Gardiner Wisner

 File
Identifier: MSS 16333
Scope and Contents Chisholm Foundation collection on Frank Gardiner Wisner (1900-2001; 2 cubic feet) consists of letters, newspaper clippings,scrapbooks, and photographs from the life of Frank Gardiner Wisner including his intelligence career, track achievements and scholarship at the University of Virginia, 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles, and his family.
Dates: 1909 - 1997

Civil War patriotic envelopes scrapbook

 Collection — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16455
Content Description A scrapbook containing 670 unused Civil war patriotic envelopes with decorative designs, some printed in multiple colors, and eight Confederate engraved banknotes, all pasted down onto the scrapbook leaves.
Dates: 1861-1865

Harriet Cooke scrapbook

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16400
Scope and Contents Note Folio scrapbook with marble-paper cover, and gold-stamped green leather corners and binding, containing pages of many different colors. Inside the front cover is a red leather gold-stamped plate reading "Harriet Cooke / 1842." Title page has a memorial plate reading "To Miss Cook May 2nd 1842 / In Remembrance of the late / Miss Sarah P. M. Kreth / Obit 26 Apr Atat 33yr / Jas Thomas, Undertaker, Bristol." Contains a wide range of visual materials pasted into the volume, including original...
Dates: 1842

Joan Alice Coyne scrapbook

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16403
Scope and Contents Note The Joan Alice Coyne scrapbook (1935-1938; 0.4 cubic feet) was owned by Joan Alice Coyne: a young girl living in Elizabeth, NJ. Contents include a few photos of Coyne, various clippings of school materials and event programs, holiday cards, and obituaries for her father.

Note: Scrapbook contains items with racist imagery typical for the time period that some patrons may find offensive.
Dates: 1935 - 1938

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

Funeral remembrance book

 Collection — Box: BW 35, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16586
Content Description Memorial album with blank pages for writing remembrances; hand-written entries of poetry and farewell sentiments, most signed and many dated.
Dates: 1842 - 1846

DeWitt Clinton Gallaher scrapbook and diary transcript

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 15598
Scope and Contents Note The DeWitt Clinton Gallaher scrapbook and diary transcript (1863-1925; 0.25 cubic feet) consists of a travel diary of New England and Europe (1869-1870), chronology of Civil War battles (October 1863- April 1865) and an album of newspaper clippings on general topics including the University of Virginia and Professor Basil Gildersleeve (1915-1925). The transcript of his travel diary contains vivid descriptions of his travels.
Dates: 1863 - 1925

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

KSF and MEF cloth scrapbooks

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 15991
Scope and Contents Note Blue cloth scrapbook with initials KSF on the cover and a pink cloth scrapbook with the initials MEF (1906; 0.4 cubic feet) on the cover contain mages and cut-outs primarily consist of children and animals, the latter sometimes in anthropomorphized form.
Dates: 1906

Therese Lieske scrapbook

 Collection — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16695

H. Cabell Maddux, Jr. University of Virginia football scrapbook

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: 1
Identifier: MSS 16655
Content Description Scrapbook containing clippings, photographs, memorabilia, and ephemera related to University of Virginia Cavaliers football program and the University of Virginia from 1935 to 1937.
Dates: 1935 - 1937

Leigh B. Middleditch Scrapbook on William Faulkner Foundation

 Collection — Box: BW 38, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16616

Sarah M. Middleton scrapbook

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16018
Scope and Contents Note The Sarah M. Middleton scrapbook (1914-1916; 0.25 cubic feet) documents Middleton's attendance at Martha Washington Seminary in Washington, DC. Scrapbook items include concert programs, playbills, personal letters, postcards, photographs of classmates, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1914 - 1916

Norfolk Poet's Club records

 File
Identifier: MSS 14245
Scope and Contents Note Norfolk Poet's Club Records (1912-1983; 2 cubic feet) include manuscripts of Josephine Johnson and Margaret Haley Carpenter; and correspondence of Mary Sinton Leitch, Josephine Johnson, Julia Johnson Davis, and William Stanley Braithwaite. There are also press releases, newspaper clippings, printed items, and scrapbooks about these poets and editors and their colleagues as well as their poetry and the creative writing process.
Dates: 1896; 1912-1983

Nydrie and Algoma related papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -14956
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers relating to Nydrie and Algoma, consisting chiefly of photographs and articles pertaining to the family homes of the Logan and Forsyth families. Included is a scrapbook of articles by Lily Logan Morrill.This collection contains material from around 1880, when the homes were built, to about 1960, when the Forsyth family, which owned “Nydrie” at the time, started a discussion about what to do with the house due to its dilapidated conditions. This collection...
Dates: circa 1862-2003

ODYSSEY records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15866
Scope and Contents The ODYSSEY records (2000-2013; 2 cubic feet) consist of directories, meeting minutes, program planning, by-laws, member lists, news clippings, photographs, president's notebooks,folio scrapbooks, and miscellaneous printed materials.
Dates: 2000-2013

Agnes Patone scrapbook

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16397
Scope and Contents Note The Agnes Panton scrapbook (1944-1945; 0.25 cubic feet) is a World War II scrapbook documenting a female marine's experiences. It contains memorabilia, invitations, greeting cards, and newspaper clippings. Also included are shoulder stripe patches for a male and female officer. Second Headquarters Battalion stationed in Washington D.C. area.
Dates: 1944 - 1945

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