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Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16581
This collection contains photographs, personal letters, coursework, notebook, forms and surveys for new students, directory and schedule, and other university specific items of Lu Ann Cates, a 1978 graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia.
1972 - 1974
Identifier: MSS 4966
Scope and Contents
The papers of Anna Maria (Campbell Hickman) Otis Mead Chalmers (1809-1891) and her family offer a deep look into a 19th century American family with a sharp focus on enslaved and formerly enslaved persons. The collection documents the life of a young, widowed woman, Anna Maria Mead Chalmers, who was the granddaughter of General William Hull (1753-1825). She was a mother of four children and became a businesswoman in Richmond, Virginia. She was a writer, an editor of the Southern Churchmen,...
1821 - 1897
Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16800
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.
September 19, 1934
Collection — Box: ViU2021.0129_1
Identifier: MSS 16583
This collection contains recordings, notes, forms, consent waivers, and photographs relating to the start of co-education at the University of Virginia. The bulk of the collection are audiovisual files maintained on audio cassettes, DVDs, CDs, and a flash drive, documenting three different events related to co-education. The first is a garden party for the first graduated class of women held in 2004 for their 30th reunion. Women were encouraged to come to a microphone to share their...
c. 1970s - 2010s
Identifier: Mss 3014
Scope and Contents
Aubrey E. Strode (1861-1969,88 cubic feet) was a Virginia lawyer, state senator and eugenics advocate who drafted the Virginia sterilization law and brought Buck vs. Bell to the Supreme Court. This collection consists of his personal and professional papers concerning his family, law practice, army service, political and legislative activities as a member of the Virginia Senate, the Virginia Democratic Party and the Progressive movement, and as a co-owner of the newspaper, The Amherst...
Collection — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16669
This collection contains a letter from a young woman, either Lucy or Ella Winston, to her mother, Martha A. Winston. The letter, unsigned, describes her travel to and her experience of the Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute. The Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute, chartered in 1837, was the first college for women in Virginia and was attended by both Winston sisters. In the letter, the writer describes the sisters' trip to the institute, shares her first impressions, comments on...
February 16, 1852
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 23/3
Scope and Contents
The collection contains two minute books and three folders of loose papers taken from the minute books, a copy of the Constitution of the Women's Students Association, a letter from Dean of Women Robert Hollingsworth and Peggy Thompson, Acting President, to the Women Students of the University of Virginia, 1946, enclosing a copy of the Constitution, and explaining various regulations and describing organizations that welcome women, and in what capacity. It also includes papers regarding...
Identifier: RG 3/11/2
Program handbooks, educational guides, brochures, newspaper and magazine articles, scrapbooks, promotional materials, photographs, CDs, stickers, T-shirts, and other ephemera of the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP) (2003-2018; 2.3 cubic feet). Materials relate to global and regional activities of the YWLP.