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Garlick family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS13397

Henry Wise Garnett letter

 Collection — Box: BW 5, Folder: 1 [X031589245]
Identifier: MSS 16088
Scope and Contents

Henry Wise Garnett letter. 0.03 cubic feet, to his grandfather, Brigadier General H. A. Wise from Richmond, Virginia on October 5, 1863. Henry, at age fourteen, refers to a letter that his mother had recently received from his grandfather about war news, Yankees, a "negro" school, and specific battles in the areas of Princess Anne County and Warrington, Va..

Dates: 1863 October 5

George Garrett papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 13273
Scope and Contents The papers of George Garrett (1929-2008), American novelist, poet, playwright, editor, and former University of Virginia English professor, consists of about 30,000 items (104 Hollinger boxes, ca. 43.5 linear feet), chiefly 1930-2008, with some earlier photographs and Garrett family materials dating back to 1855. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts and typescripts of literary and critical work by George Garrett, interviews, manuscripts and typescripts by other writers,...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1855-2008, 1930-2008

Theodosia Garrow manuscript

 Item — Box: BW 21, Folder: [X031750307]
Identifier: MSS 16426
Content Description

The Theodosia Garrow manuscript ( 1840s; 0.03 cubic feet) documents Garrow's poem titled "The Doom of Cheynholme". The manuscript consists of 24 pages: 6 gatherings of 4 pages each, tipped to stubs of paper.

Dates: circa 1840s

Gay family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16415
Scope and Contents Note

The Gay family papers (1829-1922; 0.5 cubic feet) document the lives of members of the Gay family of Staunton, Virginia. The collection contains approximately 200 letters written by and to family members, with about one-third of the letters written by Private Charles Wyndham Gay (1841-1862) of the Confederate Army to his parents. Other letters include those from Alexandre Etienne de Clouet, a Louisiana Deputy to the Provisional Congress of the Confederate States.

Dates: 1829 - 1922

Carol Gelderman record files of biography of Louis Auchincloss

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 14652
Scope and Contents

Carol Gelderman interview and research notes, reviews, articles, and information about Louis Auchincloss for her biography, "Louis Auchincloss A Writer's Life". She researched and wrote the book from 1989 to 1993. There is also audiovisual material.

Dates: 1929-2006

Geology of the Narrows Region, Virginia, typed manuscript

 Collection — Box: BW 20, Folder: 1 [X031660929]
Identifier: MSS 16449
Scope and Contents Note

Geology of the Narrows Region, Virginia typed manuscript (1920s; 0.03 cubic feet)is a manuscript by Elizabeth Barbara Mohr.

Dates: 1920s

George family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 13543
Scope and Contents

The collection (1816-1963; 1 document box) contains receipts and miscellaneous papers of several businesses owned by the George family in Charlottesville, Virginia. The papers also contain correspondence between family members and friends, including James Alexander, publisher of the Jeffersonian Republican. There are also family photographs taken by Charlottesville photographers, and several photographs of buildings and streets in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Dates: 1816-1963

George Hazen Dana papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 5130

George S. Hillard letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS14722

German plant press

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MSS 16498
Content Description

This collection contains a wooden German plant press with metal detailing. On the top of the press is the word Pflanzenpresse.

Dates: unknown

William Yates Gholson letters

 Collection — Box: BW 13, Folder: 1 [X031589392]
Identifier: MSS 16002
Scope and Contents

William Yates Gholson letters, 1864-1887, 0.03 cubic feet consist of three letters to William Gholson a letter received by M. Kaiser, a letter from a former slave named Rhody Kibble, a letter from Ed C. Fisher, Superintendent of the Savannah Insane Asylum, and [Josepha?] Erbe to M. Kaiser about family and money. (This letter is in German and has a transcription).

Dates: 1864-1887

Basil L. Gildersleeve photograph

 Collection — Box: BW 13, Folder: 1 [X031589405]
Identifier: MSS 16045

Alexander Gilliam diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16134
Scope and Contents

This collection of Alexander Gordon Gilliam diaries contains three journals, two folders, and 0.25 cubic feet chronicling personal accounts of his work and travels in the United States Commission of Typhus, including medical reports of conditions observed, and treatment of patients. There is also a biographical sketch by his son Alexander G. Gilliam, Jr. titled "The war diary (1943) of Alexander G. Gilliam, M. D."

Dates: 1943

Alexander "Sandy" Gilliam papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RG 2/6/1
Content Description This collection contains materials collected by Alexander "Sandy" Gilliam in his role as University of Virginia Historian. Included are professional and personal correspondence, lectures, notes, letters, clippings, and promotional material. This addition pertains to committee's he served on, lectures and papers he produced about the University of Virginia, correspondence with guests to the university, correspondence to Gilliam on a variety of topics including his retirement, recipients of...
Dates: 1985 - 2016

Margaret Shelton Gillis papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16178
Scope and Contents Note The Margaret Shelton Gillis papers (1936-1975; 0.9 cubic feet) document the education and personal life of Virginia teacher Margaret Gillis. The collection contains school ephemera and letters, the former including handwritten notes from high school, newspapers, programs from various events, tests, student photographs, a Westhampton College handbook, printed cards, invitations, and broadsides.Of particular note within the collection are letters from two soldiers during WWII....
Dates: 1936 - 1975

Ann Gilman album

 Collection — Box: BW 38, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16310
Content Description This collection contains the memory album of Ann Gilman. The octavo album, restored, with original light blue-green paper covered boards and new black leather spine. 71 pages, including 3 of the 5 engravings, were used for written verse and inscriptions dating from 1835-1839. Inscriptions are signed from Dover, New Hampshire and Bangor, Maine. Two inscriptiosn have small drawings. One page has a page of verse secured with pins. New front and rear end-papers. Album has 76 unnumbered pages and...
Dates: 1835-1839

Girls' reward of merit ephemera

 Collection — Box: BW 56, Folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16785
Content Description This collection features seventeen merit reward cards given to girls and women in the late nineteenth century. These cards are printed on one side and have "Reward of Merit" printed at the top, accompanied by a decorative illustration, the handwritten student's name, and the teacher's signature. Six cards are addressed to Martha Warren, three to Nelly Whitenack, two to Florence Pomery, and other cards are addressed to presented to Cynthia Williams, Elizabeth Brookholder, Ida Meckly, Beatie...
Dates: Majority of material found within c. 1872-1876

Carter Glass Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2913
Scope and Contents The Carter Glass papers, 1820-1946, 141 cubic feet, consist of correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper articles, photographs, speeches, and printed materials from his work in the Banking and Currency Committee, the Secretary of the Treasury (1918-1920), and the United States Senate (1920-1946). Subjects include: The Federal Reserve Banking Act of 1913, the Federal Reserve system, and the Banking Act of 1933 (1932 Glass-Steagall Act). Other topics include international, national...
Dates: 1820-1946

Justus E. Glick letter

 Collection — Box: BW 12, Folder: 1 [X031589460]
Identifier: MSS 16318
Scope and Contents

Justus E. Glick letter, 0.03 cubic feet, dated May 14,1923, from a student to Justus E. Glick at the University of Virginia. The student describes having to take care of her mother, study for classes, clean the house and asks him about friends and examinations.

Dates: 1923 May 14

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