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Lu Ann Cates papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16581
Content Description 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.
Dates: 1972 - 1974

Anna Maria Hickman Otis Mead Chalmers family papers

 Collection
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, an...
Dates: 1821 - 1897

Dale Hill papers

 Collection — Box: ViU2021.0129_1
Identifier: MSS 16583
Content Description 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...
Dates: c. 1970s - 2010s

Aubrey E. Strode papers

 Collection
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 Progress....
Dates: 1861-1969

Lucy or Ella Winston letter

 Collection — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16669
Content Description 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 changes...
Dates: February 16, 1852

Women Students Association records

 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 women...
Dates: 1948-1967

Young Women Leaders Program records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 3/11/2
Content Description 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.
Dates: 2003-2018

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