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Explorations in Black Leadership project papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16674
Content Description This collection contains briefings with preparatory materials, questions and notes for oral histories conducted as part of the Explorations in Black Leadership project. The briefings were often compiled by interns with the Institute for Public History and included interview questions, possible answers prepared for Julian Bond (the primary interviewer), biographical information, handwritten notes, and correspondence. The collection also includes audio and video cassettes, CDs, and DVDs of...
Dates: 1998 - 2015

Captain John Exton letter

 Collection — Box: BW 12, Folder: 1 [X031589257]
Identifier: MSS 16314
Scope and Contents

Captain John Exton letter, 1864, 0.03 cubic feet, written to "Bob," describing his march to Richmond and the conditions he faced as well as the various battles he endured along the way.

Dates: 1864

Extracts of letters about Charlottesville, Thomas Jefferson, and Washington D. C.

 Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589268]
Identifier: MSS 16117
Scope and Contents Extracts of letters about Charlottesville, Thomas Jefferson, and Washington D. C. from a gentleman on a visit to the University of Virginia in 1830 and consists of 0.03 cubic feet. He mentions that he was a childhood friend of Thomas Jefferson and knew Daniel Boone, John Adams, and Justice John Marshall. He also writes about touring Richmond, Virginia and Washington, D. C.. There are comments about paintings in the Capitol rotunda, especially the paintings by John Trumbull on the The...
Dates: 1830

F. A. T. Magazine

 Collection — Box: BW 4, Folder: 1 [X031589239]
Identifier: MSS 16078
Scope and Contents

F. A. T. magazine, 0.03 cubic feet, 1884, presumably by Charles F. Leland, a handwritten manuscript of weekly humor periodical with color drawings,stories, rhymes, riddles, and more, with at times bawdy illustration and also natural history drawings.

Dates: 1884

Anthony Adrian Keith-Falconer fox hunting journal

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16526

Maud Falkner watercolor

 Collection — Box: BW 55, Folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16791
Content Description

This collection contains the watercolor of a ruby crowned kinglet by the artist Maud Falkner (the mother of famous William Faulkner). The inscription on the back of the frame says "Watercolor by "Grandma Falkner," Oxford, Mississippi, given to Elsie McDougal Harding, Oct. 19th Bd gift from Mary Kate Heard, Oxford, Miss."

Dates: 1948-10

Fallschirmjager [paratroopers] photograph album

 Collection — Box: BW 30, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16579
Content Description

Comprises a photographic record of Wehrmacht Gebirgsjagerregiment (German Army Mountain Troops) and Luftwaffe Fallschirmjager training in and around the Berchtesgaden and Obersalzburg area in Bavaria prior to the second World War.

Dates: 1930s

Farm life photograph album

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16301
Scope and Contents The Farm Life photograph album (1910s; 0.2 cubic feet) depicts many children and family members with farm animals, mostly horses, but cats, dogs, chickens, and one elephant also appear in the images.One image depicts a horse wearing a covering labeled "Tom Mix's Tony". This is presumably Tony the Wonder Horse, the famous film companion of silent-film western star Tom Mix. Another image contains a street sign suggesting that this farm may have been located on or near...
Dates: 1910s

Vice Admiral Farragut public reception invitation

 Collection — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16682
Content Description This collection consists of one printed invitation to Lieut. M. L. Rouse for a public reception of Vice-Admiral Farragut given by the Citizens of Norfolk and Portsmouth, Virginia on March 31, 1865. The invitation reads "You are respectfully invited to attend a Public Reception of Vice-Admiral Farragut, to be given by the Citizens of Norfolk, and Portsmouth and vicinity, on the evening of Monday, the 3rd inst., at Mechanics' Hall, commencing at 7 1/2 o'clock" The invitee's name is printed in...
Dates: March 31, 1865

Estelle Faulkner painting

 Collection — Artifact: ViU2021.0169_001
Identifier: MSS 16643
Content Description

This collection contains a painting by Estelle Faulkner. It is an abstract painting of city buildings and a pedestrian. The painting was given to Leigh Middleditch, ca. 1958, while William Faulkner served as the University of Virginia's Writer-in-Residence.

Dates: circa 1958

Sylvenus A. Fay Civil War diary

Identifier: MSS 16708
Content Description Sylvenus A. Fay diary recounting the daily events of camp life and fighting, his capture by Confederates during the Battle of Plymouth, North Carolina and waiting for an exchange for his freedom with hundreds of Union Officers. Lieutenant Fay was the commanding officer of Company F, 85th New York Infantry. In January 1864, the 85th Infantry was ordered to Plymouth NC, where in April, almost the entire regiment was captured. There is significant information in the diary about...
Dates: 1864

Francis H. Fife papers

Identifier: MSS 16075
Scope and Contents The Francis H. Fife papers (1947-2015; 168.4 cubic feet) document the personal and professional life of Mr. Fife with an emphasis on his civic and community interests. Types of materials include reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, memoranda, journals, and some family documents. The collection is organized into three series: Oak Lawn 1, Oak Lawn 2, and Westview.Please note, the file titles in this collection have been transcribed. The file titles were created by Mr. Fife...
Dates: 1785 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1940 - 2015

First day of issue cover Edgar Allan Poe bicentennial

 Collection — Box: BW 13, Folder: 1 [X031589393]
Identifier: MSS 16017
Scope and Contents

First day of issue cover Edgar Allan Poe bicentennial, 2009, 0.03 cubic consists of two first day covers, postmarked at Richmond, Va. on decorative covers for the Library of Virginia exhibit "Poe: Man, Myth, and Monster."

Dates: 2009 January 16

First District of Accomack County (VA) voting certificate including African Americans

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16832
Content Description This collection contains a certificate of a local Virginia election in the first district of Accomack County on October 22, 1867, preliminary voting for delegates for the upcoming Constitutional Convention, marking the first time African-Americans voted in the state. The October 22 election took place under Army supervision. Written entirely in manuscript ink on a sheet of lined paper folded to 4 unnumbered pages. Pages [2]-[4] are blank. The document certifies that:...
Dates: October 22, 1867

Marshall W. Fishwick manuscripts

Identifier: MSS 10840
Content Description

Marshall Fishwick manuscripts, "Speaking of Virginia"; "Common Culture and The Great Tradition; "Searching for Cicero"; "Lady Eightball" (Four versions of Lady Eightball with varying paginations); and "Growing Up and Moving Out".

Dates: 1980s

Fitzhugh family papers

Identifier: MSS13482

Flame & Frost poem

 Collection — Box: BW 56, Folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16750
Content Description

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1971

Flood damage Staunton Virginia photographs

 Collection — Box: BW 13, Folder: 1 [X031589399]
Identifier: MSS 16032
Scope and Contents

Flood damage, Staunton, Virginia photographs, 1896 September 29, 0.03 cubic feet, titled "Murray Staunton", white buildings and gas works, a view of bridge near bark mill, view around gas house, B & O freight house, and ruins of Lushbaugh's factory.

Dates: 1896 September 29

Henry D. Flood family papers

 Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589359]
Identifier: MSS 16255
Scope and Contents

Henry D. Flood family papers, 1832-1960, 0.03 cubic feet, consists of approximately 25 letters and contracts, mostly related to tobacco. There is also one black and white photograph of Claude W. Smith, Appomattox County clerk, at the 1945 Centennial celebration, and a program for the event.

Dates: 1832-1960

Folk art herbarium album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16573
Content Description

Folk art herbarium album filled with many pages of paintings and drawings from edge to edge; other pages are filled with flower, leaf, and shrub cuttings with hand written captions.

Dates: 1907-1913

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