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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

 Collection
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

 File
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 — Folder: 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

Boltonville Free Press

 Collection — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16466
Content Description This collection contains a handwritten amateur newspaper containing 9 pages of text, by Emma Tucker and Jennie LeRoux of Boltonville, Vermont. Bound with a screw plus two red ribbons and penned on lined paper. An original photograph of the town is pasted to the first page, along with several newspaper clippings. Much of the paper consists of verses and blurbs relating to people at the girls' school. There is also an article on the meeting of the Vermont legislature, and an "advertisements"...
Dates: 1913

Book Baskets records

 Series
Identifier: MSS 15920
Scope and Contents Records of the Book Baskets (1995-2018; 1.5 cubic feet) consists of meeting agendas, minutes, reports, news clippings, photographs, thank you letters, information on grants, contributors, and general correspondence. The collection is organized into three series.
Dates: 1995 - 2018

Jorge Luis Borges papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 10155
Content Description New collection of eleven manuscripts by writer Jorge Luis Borges which have been combined with the Borges collection. The new acquisitions include Herrera y Reissig; Soneta Para un Tango en la Nochecita; La Cabala (1943), Los Espejos Velados; Prologo a Mester de Juderia, de Carlos Grunberg;El Milagro Secreto; Nota Sobre la Paz; De Alguien a Nadie; La Biblioteca Total; El Dios y el Rey; and Prose Poems for I. J.Other Borges manuscripts include : Juderia, Ciudad, Calle Desconocida,...
Dates: 1919-1978

John McKnight Brayton diary

 Collection — Box: BW 12, Folder: 1 [X031589385]
Identifier: MSS 16309
Scope and Contents John McKnight Brayton diary, 1865 April-May, 0.03 cubic feet, while he was serving with the United States Christian Commission in devastated Richmond. Brayton's job included supplying wounded soldiers with bibles, crutches, paper, food, and other necessities, which is detailed in his diary. He also wrote letters for the soldiers to their family members and they are included at the end of the diary. There are descriptions of Brayton's trip to Richmond and the scenery as his boat neared the...
Dates: 1865

The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative ephemera and zine collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16546
Content Description This collection contains a collection of ephemera and zines that were available in repurposed newspaper boxes outside The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative in Charlottesville, Virginia. These items were gathered in intervals throughout the COVID-19 pandemic from 2020 to 2021. These include personal and political zines by Laura Lee Gulledge, Mala Leche, and the rasquache collective; informational fliers about defunding the police and policing, Black Lives Matter, and actions against white...
Dates: 2020 - 2021

Brig Milford of Baltimore ship passport

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16477
Content Description This collection contains a ship passport issued to the brig "Milford" of Baltimore, authorizing the ship to load its cargo at Port Republican, Santo Domingo. It was issued under the authority of Toussaint Louverture as the Général en chef de l' Armeé de San-Domingue, a position in which he had recently been confirmed by the newly-installed First Consul, Napoleon Bonaparte. This document gives permission for the six-gun brig Milford of Baltimore, under Captain Littleton Waters, to load her cargo...
Dates: 1800 January 23

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