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Christopher Bright notebooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16614
Content Description This collection contains six notebooks of course materials and notes from Christopher J. Bright's, class of 1991, study in the MA Foreign Affairs program at the University of Virginia. Subjects include Latin America, Military in Latin America, Democracy in Latin America, and the Cold War.
Dates: c. 1990

Branch J. Epes lecture notebook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16469
Content Description This collection contains one notebook with handwritten notes on lectures at the University of Virginia Law School, with some earlier lectures during his enrollment at Hampden-Sydney College. These notes seem to be lectures on philosophy and ethics rather than law, perhaps taken at different stages of Epes's matriculation, with reference to Locke, Hobbes, Bentham, and Stewart. One early lecture may be attributed to "McGuffie" suggesting possibly William Holmes McGuffey (of McGuffey Reader...
Dates: 1850 - 1853

William E. Hughes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16640
Content Description This collection contains materials related to the work and patents of the electrical engineer William E. Hughes (1926-2020). The items include correspondence, scientific notes and works, schematics, publications, patent details, spiral notebooks, and photographs related to the work and patents of Hughes. The papers also include information on the Commonwealth Scientific Corporation, where Hughes worked, which was an industry leader in ion beam technologies and equipment, along with texts on ion...
Dates: circa 1979-2000s

Thomas Kern mathematics exercise book

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16707
Content Description This collection contains a mathematics exercise book from the mid-1800s belonging to Thomas Kern. The notebooks contains exercises and solutions for simple mathematics concepts, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Towards the end of the notebook, two pages contain longer writings of a religious nature written by Kern. The headings of each page contain many calligraphic flourishes and ornate touches. It is unclear if Kern was enrolled in a school or if this was his own...
Dates: ca. 1856 - 1871

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

Mary Ann Magnoni Sabbath notebook

 Collection — Box: BW 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16080
Scope and Contents Mary Ann Magnoni Sabbath notebook, 1836, 0.03 cubic feet, presented to Mary Ann Magnoni by her Sabbath School teacher (Mr. Bumstead) at the First Baptist Church of Boston. She used the notebook like a diary to record home prayers, church worship, and Sunday school events in 1836 when she was approximately twenty-two years old. Also included are notes about several preachers and their teachings. She mentions Reverend Adlam, Reverend Dr. Sharp, Reverend William Collier, Reverend Mr. Harthone, and...
Dates: 1836

John Henry Timberlake University of Virginia student notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16691
Content Description The first notebook covers courses on modern languages taught by Professors Maximilian Schele de Vere and [George Frederick] Holmes. Generally divided into a French and Spanish section, with an "Index Variorum," "Notes on French Idioms," and timelines of authors' lives. The second notebook covers the courses on mathematics taught by Professor Albert Taylor Bledsoe, with sections on differential calculus, integral calculus, and analytical problems. The third notebook,...
Dates: 1854-1858

Virginia Folklore Society records

 Series
Identifier: MSS 9936
Scope and Contents Virginia Folklore Society records (1913-1967; 22.7 cubic feet) consist chiefly of songs collected by the society's fieldworkers in the 1930s under the direction of society archivist Arthur Kyle Davis. Sheet music, folklore, newsletters and photographs are also included, as are recordings of many of the songs.Regarding boxes 6-10 and 21-24: These boxes contain the correspondence of C.A. Smith and Arthur K. Davis dealing primarily with folksong and ballad collecting. Some of this...
Dates: 1905 - 2007

Collection of W. W. Yen materials

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16323
Scope and Content Note: This collection consists of three published books and one notebook. The Moral philosophy notebook and Standard Masonic Monitor have been digitized by the library.
Dates: 1899-1974