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Mary Ella Parker Berkeley carte de visite and Confederate money

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 15911
Scope and Contents Mary Ella Parker Berkeley carte de visite and Confederdate money (1888; 0.03 cubic feet) consists of an image of Berkeley and some Also included is Confederate money.
Dates: 1888

Norborne Berkeley papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15526
Scope and Contents The Norborne Berkeley papers consist of 8 document boxes, 4 cubic feet, of mostly family correspondence during World War I. Letters between Norborne (Bunny) Berkeley and his wife Dorothy (Dot) Berkeley contain details about World War I and the hardships of the war especially being forced to be apart. Also included are correspondence and materials related to the American Expeditionary Forces, and the University of Virginia, such as the Alumni Association, the Overseas Alumni, the European...
Dates: 1918-1929

William Berkeley land deed to William and Thomas Wroughton

 Collection — Flat_Box: Archival Oversized Box S 1, Oversize_Folder(Within_an_OSBox): 1
Identifier: MSS 16516
Content Description This collection contains a land deed dated March 2, 1662, signed by William Berkeley, Governor of Virginia, granting 440 acres of land to William and Thomas Wroughton. A clerk's endorsement notes that the document was deposited on July 22, 1665; countersigned on verso with red wax seals and dated January 16, 1677 by William Wroughton (1632-1707), Thomas Wroughton (1657-1726) and others.
Dates: March 2, 1662

Mrs. Dennis Berry Freedom certificate

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589320]
Identifier: MSS 16218
Scope and Contents Mrs. Dennis Berry Freedom certificate, Shenandoah County, dated 1825, consists of 0.03 cubic feet and is a handwritten statement made before a justice of the peace, stating that Samuel Few has made an oath that he has been a long time acquaintance of the wife of Dennis Berry and that to his knowledge she is a free women, and is signed by Sam Woodstock.
Dates: 1825

Charles Beseler Lantern Slide Company salesman sample catalogs

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Identifier: MSS 16424
Scope and Contents Note The Charles Beseler Lantern Slide Company salesman sample catalogs (1890s-1920; 1.2 cubic feet) document a portion of the titular company's product line at the turn of the 20th century. The collection consists of ten albums--about 950 lantern slide prints in total--on a variety of topics. Many photographs are of historical and Christian figures, while others range from architecture and engineering diagrams to landscapes and artwork.
Dates: 1890s-1920s

Bessie's friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 24
Identifier: MSS 16536
Content Description This collection contains one friendship album with pink, yellow, and blue colored pages filled with verse, inscriptions, and original drawings and illustrations. The inscription at front reads: "To Bessie, Wishing her many happy returns of her birthday with love from Lena & Will, August 13, [19]08."
Dates: 1908-1911

Christine Best friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 24
Identifier: MSS 16534
Content Description This collection contains a single book with 29 pages of inscriptions, autographs, and verse dated between 1839-1841, from Hudson New York. The first inscription was written by Christine Best, owner of the album, and includes a color illustration and title, "Christine Best's Book Hudson July 22, 1839." Original black leather embossed boards, highly decorated; red leather spine with gilt decoration.
Dates: 1839-1841

Bet letter to Littleton W.T. Wickham

 Collection — Box: BW 15, Folder: 1 [X030899213]
Identifier: MSS 16359
Dates: After 1853 September 5

James A. Binford journal

 Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589358]
Identifier: MSS 16254
Scope and Contents James, A. Binford journal, 1872-1873, 0.03 cubic feet, includes notes for Mr. Binford's meetings in relation to his work as school superintendent of the Richmond schools.
Dates: 1872-1873

Jonathan A. Bishop papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16392
Scope and Contents The Jonathan A. Bishop papers (1897-1924; 0.25 cubic feet) consist of his letters to his wife, Florence Collier Bishop, during his service as a Quartermaster Sergeant in the Spanish-American War (1898-1899) and government documents regarding a pension for his wife (1897-1924), totaling over 80 items. There is also one letter from his wife describing a lynching of an African American man named John Henry James on July 12, 1898 at Wood's Crossing, Charlottesville, Va. Also included is a letter...
Dates: 1897 - 1924

Black and Brown Trading Stamp Albums

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-16479
Content Description This collection contains three empty Black and Brown trading stamp albums, and two filled Black and Brown trading stamp albums. Also included are approximately 75-100 unattached twenty-five cent Black and Brown stamps featuring James Brown.
Dates: circa 1969

Donald Black papers

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Identifier: MSS 15031
Scope and Contents This collection contains items from Donald Black’s life and career, spanning from the 1930s up until the 2010s, ranging from personal memorabilia from his high school years, to his research in graduate school, to drafts of his major published works, to his professional involvement in sociology and universities, all the way up to correspondence concerning his retirement from the University of Virginia in 2016. Some folders contain groupings of files that remain as-is from their arrangement by...
Dates: 1935-2016

Blair family papers

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Identifier: MSS 11694
Scope and Contents The Blair family papers (1821-1949) contains the personal correspondence of Lewis Harvie Blair, Martha Ruffin Feild Blair, and Jean Feild Blair Helion; drafts of various works by Lewis H. Blair; a copy of Lewis H. Blair’s "On the Prosperity of the South;" unpublished writings from Mr. Blair’s family members; interior decorating books by Brown Landone; personal finances; a sampling of checks; letters and financial documents from the Hideaway Motor Court; insurance documents; photographs of...
Dates: 1821-1949 (bulk 1920-1940)

Blanks, Dabbs and Co. ledger

 Collection — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16443

Lieutenant William Bligh diary leaf recounting his uncomfortable journey to London (for surveying the Coast near Dungeness in preparation of the Napoleonic Wars)

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16499
Content Description Lieutenant William Bligh diary handwritten leaf recounting his uncomfortable journey to London (for surveying the Coast near Dungeness in preparation of the Napoleonic Wars)in 1803. He writes, Friday 16, 1803 "[Dear Wm?] At 4 this morning I got into the [Balloon] Coach [ ] Passengers [two] ladies, sisters called Miss Wear's. Very much [destroyed?] by the frequent stopping of the coachmen.Saturday 17, 1803 "D. [Wm] After a tedious & unpleasant nights traveling and...
Dates: 16-17 [December?] 1803

John H. Bloce account book

 Collection — Box: BW 41, Folder: 1/1
Identifier: MSS 16722
Content Description This collection contains the account book believed to be of John H. Bloce, a farmer and book peddler. Genealogical records show that some of the uncommon names listed in the account book are from Rockingham County, Virginia, bordering Shenandoah County. The account book details schoolbooks such as readers, geography and spelling along with other transactions such as selling apple, corn, oats, horse collars, etc.
Dates: 1856 - 1857

Harold Blote World War I letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16557
Content Description This collection contains eighty-five letters and associated documents of Harold "Hal" Blote, a volunteer of the American Ambulance Field Service in World War I. The letters are primarily those of Blote but also included are letters from a J.H. “Joe” Eastman to Blote and letters of Edward B. Gordon who sent letters to friends and family which included the Blote family. Blote's letters record his experiences as an active member of the Field Service in 1917 and subsequent activities...
Dates: 1917 - 1919

Blue Ridge Farm aerial photograph

 Collection — Box: BW 7, Folder: 1 [X031589285]
Identifier: MSS 16161
Scope and Contents Blue Ridge Farm aerial photograph, 1934, a Western Albermarle County estate, inscribed "Much love from Blanche Ortman Merry Xmas 1934" totaling 0.03 cubic feet. Sepia toned photograph inscribed in black ink on the front and captioned in pencil on the verso.
Dates: 1934

Board of Visitors web crawls

 Collection — Digital_container: 1
Identifier: RG 1/1/11
Scope and Contents This web archive includes web pages about the activities of the University of Virginia Board of Visitors. Topics covered include upcoming board meetings, past meetings, public minutes, committee work, and a listing of membership and related staff. The University of Virginia Board of Visitors is composed of seventeen members who are appointed by the governor of Virginia along with one full-time student and faculty member. The Board approves policies and budget for the University of Virginia.
Dates: 2021

Boars Head Inn Dedication Ceremony records

 Collection — Box: BW 13, Folder: 1 [X031589420]
Identifier: MSS 16348
Scope and Contents Boars Head Inn Dedication Ceremony records, 1980, 0.03 cubic feet, Blue portfolio printed with the cover title "More room at the inn," and Boar's Head Inn logo contains 9 typed Charlottesville related press releases, all dated December 1980, 4 press releases with black and white 8x10 inch photos attached, including Monticello and Boar's Head Inn, six pamphlets related to Charlottesville and the surrounding area, including Monticello, Ash Lawn, Boar's Head Inn, and Albemarle County, and 13 full...
Dates: 1980

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