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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

Jane E. Arnold commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 50, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16734
Content Description

Hand-written sentiments, poems, and inscriptions, most signed with place, name, and date. Some of the locations are in Massachusetts.

Dates: 1852-1856

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...
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

Isabella Bain memory album

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16754
Content Description This collection features a memory book belonging to Miss Isabella Bain (1855-1934) of New Orleans, Louisiana. Various personal letters from friends and New Orleans community members addressed to Miss Bain are included. The cover of the memory book is composed of engraved Morrocan leather adorned with "Miss Isabella Bain" in gilt. Several chromolithographs of a variety of subjects, notably botany and female gender roles, are pasted throughout the book. Letter entries are not...
Dates: c.1870-1913

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

Barrett Minor Authors Literary Collection Index cards

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16730
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of index cards, in alphabetical order, listing the hundreds of individual authors and manuscripts that form the Clifton Waller Barrett Minor Authors Literary Collection.

Dates: 1968 December 12

Barrow and Davey family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16125
Scope and Contents The Barrow and Davey collection contains over 500 family letters about early twentieth century life in Brunswick County, Virginia (1902-1977),(3 document boxes, 1.5 cubic feet) and family records including military records of Dr. Bernard Barrow (1874-1954), who served in World War I (1917-1918); business receipts, prohibition permits, scrapbooks and other personal ephemera. The Barrow family were plantation owners and had the social position and influence of the extended family...
Dates: 1898; 1902-1977; 1993

D. G. Barton et al signed letter to Honorable Richard E. Parker

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589322]
Identifier: MSS 16223
Scope and Contents

D. G. Barton et al signed letter to Honorable Richard E. Parker, 1826, March 15, consists of 0.03 cubic feet, and is a letter in reference to the creation of a new county (in Winchester, Virginia) and concern for the location of the courts.

Dates: 1826 March 15

Base hospital No. 41 Saint Denis photographs

 Collection — Box: BW 3, Folder: 1 [X031589226]
Identifier: MSS 16053
Scope and Contents

Base Hospital No. 41 Saint Denis, 1918, 0.03 cubic feet contains photographs of patients, nurses, doctors, facilities, and outside scenes depicting hospital life.

Dates: 1918

Archer B. Bass World War I papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16267
Scope and Contents Archer B. Bass World War I papers, 1918-1922, .07 cubic feet, consists of correspondence with his wife while he was assigned as a military chaplain to a machine gun company within the 27th Division. There is also correspondence with his mother, Sue G. Bass, and his mother-in-law, V. H. Legg.Included are official military communications to Chaplain Bass, newspapers (United States Bulletin, The Saturday Evening Post Christian Church), photographs and diaries, which describes his...
Dates: 1917-1922; undated

Battle Abbey, Richmond Virginia, photograph

 Collection — Box: BW 13, Folder: 1 [X031589400]
Identifier: MSS 16033
Scope and Contents

Battle Abbey, Richmond, Virginia photograph, undated, 0.03 cubic feet, taken by A. Homeier Studio, at the intersection of Boulevard and Patterson Avenue.

Dates: undated

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