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Amelia's friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 34, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16550
Content Description Amelia's memory album and book of handwritten verse, approximately 6.5" x 4.75" brown leather bound with gilt decorated borders on covers and title on spine. It has marbled end papers. There are 46 pages used for inscriptions, verse, and literature, with a few dates in the range of 1823-1832.
Dates: 1823-1833

Amherst County Virginia subscription list

 Collection — Box: BW 23, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16475
Content Description This collection consists of five pages of names and amounts of money to pledge support for the Confederate Army in the early stages of the Civil War. The title page says, "The undersigned promise and bind themselves to pay on demand to T.W. Dillard, Henry Loving, Samuel Richeson, John B. Wheeler, William Kent and John D. Davis the sums severally annexed to their respective names to be expended under the direction of Amherst County Court in equipping the volunteers from the said county under the...
Dates: 13 August 1861

Amherst County, Virginia Tax Ledgers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-16467
Content Description This collection consists of two large manuscript volumes of tax records for Amherst, Virginia from 1819 to 1820, bound in leather. These ledger's identify enslavers and taxes paid for unnamed enslaved laborers among other things. Each volume lists hundreds of taxpayer names on the left side with comments about payments on the right. An alphabetical index in the front of each volume lists the page on which each name appears on the page in the volume, referring to tax transactions. The amount of...
Dates: 1819-1820

Mary Ann Ankrim friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 4, Folder: 1 [X031589236]
Identifier: MSS 16071
Scope and Contents Friendship album, Mary Ann Ankrim, 0.03 cubic feet, 1833, Jennersville, Pennsylvania. The album has a calligraphy title page and other pages with numerous rhyming verses, dated and signed, some with locations. Of added note are 2 pencil sketches, a pen and ink drawing and a watercolor.
Dates: 1833

Anne Spencer Speaks: Images in the Garden collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS14986
Scope and Contents The collection consists of files and media, ca. 800 items (4 Hollinger boxes, ca. 8.5 linear feet), circa 1985-1996, relating to the creation and performance of Anne Spencer Speaks : Images in the Garden which was composed and directed by Esther M. Olin and choreographed by Betty Sue Moehlenkamp. The collection includes research files, correspondence, contracts and release forms, programs, publicity materials, news clippings, and...
Dates: 1985-1996

Anonymous handmade book

 Collection — Box: BW 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16491
Content Description This collection contains one original typed humerous in a handmade book. The book is bound with a faded silk tie at the spine, and made up of clippings, magazine pages, typed pages, and illustrations. A humorous epistolary story, it is told by a soldier stationed at Camp Lee outside Petersburg, Va., who falls in love with the voice of a woman who sells him a book over the phone from the longtime local booksellers T. S. Beckwith & Co.
Dates: c. 1919

Apex Beauty College records

 Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589357]
Identifier: MSS 16253
Scope and Contents Apex Beauty College records, 1936-1970, 0.03 cubic feet, includes 10 black and white photographs of students of the college, one draft of a business portfoilio and other information about the school. Photographs are stamped Scott L. Henderson (photographer).
Dates: 1936-1970

Martha J. Applegate leaves of friendship book

 Collection — Box: BW 11, Folder: 1 [X031589371]
Identifier: MSS 16282
Scope and Contents Martha J. Applegate leaves of friendship book,1850's, 0.03 cubic feet, in original brown boards with blind stamped decoration, all edges gilt and title is on a round blue background with gilt border. Elaborate gilt spine. It is signed at the front, "Miss Mattie Applegate"
Dates: 1850's

The Arcadians records

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: RG 23/3/1
Content Description Typed scripts, musical score, and newspaper clipping relating to the musical The Visiting Girl, authored by Nevil G. Henshaw and Jesse B. Hull for production by the Arcadians.
Dates: 1907

Judith F. Armstrong memory book

 Collection — Box: BW 7, Folder: 1 [X031589284]
Identifier: MSS 16160
Scope and Contents Judith F. Armstrong memory book, at James G. Johnson Elementary School, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1955-1956, totals 0.03 cubic feet. The memory book has scrapbook -style pages with pre-printed captions such as "My Teacher" and school photographs. Each photograph is captioned with names in pencil.
Dates: 1955-1956

Thomas D. Armstrong Jr., World War II letters

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-6
Identifier: MSS 16328
Scope and Contents Thomas D. Armstrong Jr. World War II letters, 1944-1945, .012 cubic feet, to his parents and siblings in which he describes his life as he completed basic infantry training and officer candidate school. He was assigned to the 30th Infantry responsible for destroying Japanese armament and his letters describe interactions with the Japanese population.
Dates: 1944-1945

Thomas D. Armstrong World War II letters

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-14
Identifier: MSS 16266
Scope and Contents Thomas D. Armstrong World War II letters, 1942-1945, .05 cubic feet, to his wife and children in Parkersburg, West Virginia, while he was a Lieutenant in the Landing Craft Infantry Flotilla #2 and was responsible for the delivery of troops to the Pacific Theatre Island beaches.
Dates: 1942-1945

Nancy Astor wedding photograph (signed)

 Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589356]
Identifier: MSS 16252
Scope and Contents Nancy Astor wedding photograph (signed), undated, 0.03 cubic feet, described as a black and white wedding photograph of Nancy wearing the crown set with the Sancy diamond.
Dates: undated

Emily P. Atwell friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 8, Folder: 1 [X031589306]
Identifier: MSS 16192
Scope and Contents Emily P. Atwell friendship album, 1857-1888, 0.03 cubic feet, with leather binding and gold and blind decorative stamping including title "The Sunbeam Album." Front page inscribed "To Emily P. Atwell, New Ipswich, N.H., New Year's present from her mother, Jan. 1st 1852." Contains many sentiments and verses directed to Emily, including many different handwriting examples from both male and female friends and acquaintances. Two plates included, "The Well," and "The Fantoccini Boy." Pages are made...
Dates: 1857-1888

Avent family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16332
Scope and Contents Avent family papers, 1905-1982, 0.09 cubic feet, was purchased with the Harris family papers and Special Collections separated them. The collection contains photographs, ledgers for real estate and fire insurance, and invitations and programs for various activities including Roanoke City High School graduation program, The Domino Club, Elks Club dance card, Virginia Coal Operators Association Banquet, and the Phythian Sisters of Virginia.
Dates: 1905-1982

William R. Aylett letter

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589192]
Identifier: MSS 15978
Scope and Contents This collection of one letter to William R. Aylett is 0.03 cubic feet, and is from a student at the University of Virginia who describes the University faculty, students, and Charlottesville. He mentions Mr. Minor and Miss Burkhead.
Dates: 1854 December 13

Hira Azher posters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16576
Content Description This collection contains four posters displayed on the Lawn by Hira Azher, an undergraduate at the University of Virginia over the fall and winter of 2020 and 2021.The posters include critiques of the University of Virginia and the police, for white supremacy upheld in these institutions informed by Azher's experiences as a Muslim woman of color. Another poster provided protest and action steps to re-examine the case of Xavier Hill, an unarmed Black teenager, who was killed by the Viriginia...
Dates: 2020

Timothy H. Bakken collection of historic letters

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589187]
Identifier: MSS 15969
Scope and Contents This collection of Timothy Bakken historical letters, 1836-1881, is 0.03 cubic feet and contains twelve letters from Henry A. Wise, Thomas Masters, Alpheus Baker, Austin Willey (to Joseph Palmer Fessenden), J. Allred, William Brown, Edward Downing Barber about slavery, politics, business, church, and family.
Dates: 1836-1881

John Barber papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16530
Content Description This collection contains the personal art library and papers of the artist and educator John Barber (1893-1965). The collection contains correspondence, clippings, photographs, slides, exhibition catalogues and brochures, biographical information, books, and engraving plates for Christmas cards. These materials document primarily the professional life of John Barber but also includes some of his personal life. There are letters from Hollywood actors Vincent Price who was an art collector and...
Dates: Circa 1910-1999

M. L. Barker's Art album of Pin Pricking

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16718
Content Description This collection consists of an Art album containing (pin) pricking designs used for stationary, embroidery patterns, home-made cards, and paper decoration. There are different sizes of tiny pinholes punched into geometric and picturesque designs. Many pages are decorated with foil border and die-cut ornament illustrations pasted on at the corners. No date and no text. There is a signature in the front cover that says M. L. Barker.
Dates: undated

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