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Vanna Bonta papers 1945-2013

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-15885
Scope and Contents

This collection of Vanna Bonta's papers consists of about one hundred items, one half-size document box, and .25 cubic feet, and contains articles about and by Vanna Bonta, certificates, letters from Pearl S. Buck, the Queen of Thailand, Barbara Bush, George W. H. Bush, Gerald Ford, Phyllis Diller, and George Burns. There are also programs, book signing advertisements,cartoons, illustrations, writings, and a DVD "What Goes Up".

Dates: 1945-2013

Charles Scott Venable photograph

 Collection — Box: BW 13, Folder: 1 [X031589409]
Identifier: MSS 16085
Scope and Contents

Charles Scott Venable photograph, [1875], carte-de-visite with photographers name and address on verso: A. F. Smith's Photographic Temple of Art, South side Main Street, Charlottesville, Virginia.

Dates: [1875]

Vera Lee and Berry Clanton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16494
Content Description A collection of 31 souvenir programs, plus approximately 50 ephemeral items, 12 periodical issues, six books, and three folders of Masonic Lodge records and documents. The majority of the items date from the 1960s and 1970s. The Clantons were prominent members of the San Francisco African American community, active in their local church (Third Baptist) as well as in the National Baptist Convention, their local African American masonic lodges (at the local, district, and state...
Dates: c.1951-1990

Paul and Andre Vera, Jardin d'Amour plans

 Collection — Box: Archival Oversize Box L 1, Oversize_Folder(Within_an_OSBox): 1
Identifier: MSS 16257
Content Description

Three characteristic ground plans of an Art D├ęco "Love Garden," with symmetrically arranged flower and topiary beds. Mixed media of watercolor and gouache over pencil and black ink on glassine and wove paper. (1910) A densely planted border of trees surrounds the garden on three sides. The entrance is located at the bottom edge of the drawing and leads towards a mansion in the center.

Dates: circa 1910

Versailles Union newspaper

 Collection — Box: BW 29, Folder: 1 [X032669078]
Identifier: MSS 16502
Content Description

Handwritten amateur newspaper containing fourteen pages of text bound at the top, written on lined paper created in Versailles, Ohio. Several boys signed their names to the articles, including two members of the Schman family. The first two articles are on western trips -- one to the Indiana/Ohio border and the other to Iowa. Also included are poetry and editorials.

Dates: 1873-04-04

Robert L. Vickery papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS -15923
Scope and Contents The Robert L. Vickery papers (0.5 cubic feet) consists of essays, recollections, research, sketches, and talk lectures of Robert L. Vickery from 1970 to 2010 while he was an architect and professor at the University of Virgina. There are essays on architecture and learning, a grant proposal about architecture in Japan and America, his recollections from 1970 to 2010, his research on Thomas Jefferson architecture, and a resume of Vickery's work.Works mentioned in the...
Dates: 1970-2010

Daniel Rutledge Vining correspondence

 Collection — Box: BW 55, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16774
Content Description

This collection consists of several letters to Daniel Rutledge Vining, an economics professor at the University of Virginia. The letters are primarily personal correspondences to colleagues and friends. Included is correspondence with Hardy Dillard regarding Dillard's farewell dinner. There is also a letter to Mrs Margaret Vining and a letter to Rutledge Vining from Fred Vining (about items for purchase-watch, candelabra, binoculars).

Dates: 1960-1970

Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Company receipts

 Collection — Box: BW 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16487
Content Description

This collection contains thirty-two freight receipts for agricultural goods shipped by John Dickinson from Liberty Depot, Virginia.

Dates: 1859 - 1863

Virginia Department of Education film strips and slides: of John White drawings of Algonquins in Roanoke, Virginia and the Jamestown Colony

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16820
Content Description

Film strips and slides of John White's drawings of "Algonquins in Roanoke, Virginia and the Jamestown Colony.

Dates: circa 1953

Virginia enslaver documents

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589196]
Identifier: MSS 15982
Scope and Contents

This collection of Elisha Roberts and other enslavers holders documents (1822-1860; 0.03 cubic feet) consists of inventories, bill of sales, and appraisal lists of household items including enslaved people of Elisha Roberts, Gotlif Schmidt, James Broddus, Robert Allen Givens, John Cornelison, Jr., Francis Carter, Archibal Brooks, Henry Carpenter, Lewis Campbell, John Bentley, and Talton Taylor.

Dates: 1822-1860

Virginia Folklore Society records

 Series
Identifier: MSS 9936
Scope and Contents Virginia Folklore Society records (1913-1967; 22.7 cubic feet) consist chiefly of songs collected by the society's fieldworkers in the 1930s under the direction of society archivist Arthur Kyle Davis. Sheet music, folklore, newsletters and photographs are also included, as are recordings of many of the songs.Regarding boxes 6-10 and 21-24: These boxes contain the correspondence of C.A. Smith and Arthur K. Davis dealing primarily with folksong and ballad collecting. Some of this...
Dates: 1905 - 2007

Virginia freedwomen cased photograph (three sisters)

 Collection — Box: BW 51, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16690
Content Description

Encased photograph (sixth plate tintype in original case) of three emancipated sisters, Tucker family, Lynchburg, Virginia, James River plantation area.

Dates: circa 1860s-1870s

Virginia governors listings

 Collection — Box: BW 13, Folder: 1 [X031589410]
Identifier: MSS 16205
Scope and Contents

Virginia governors listings, 1966, 0.03 cubic feet, consisting of an alphabetical and chronological list of Virginia governors and Virginia colonial governos with extensive notes in Marjorie Carver's hand.

Dates: 1966

Virginia Immigration Society deeds

 Collection — Box: BW 55, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16788
Content Description This collection contains five contracts deeding land to the Virginia Immigration Society in return for shares in the Society, together with a receipted copy of an invoice signed by the Society's agent in London, England. The contracts are dated from 1866 to 1867, and deed over 1400 acres, mostly in Amherst County in Central Virginia, to the Society in return for shares by A.F. and John B. Robertson, S.M. Garland, and James Powell, all but one signed by Leo. Daniel Jr., attorney, together...
Dates: 1866-1867

Virginia-North Carolina Baseball League score book

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589327]
Identifier: MSS 16232
Scope and Contents

Virginia-North Carolina Baseball League score book, dated 1905, 1909, 0.03 cubic foot, Spalding's official base ball score book used to score games between August 12th and 16th, 1905. Games were played in Charlotte, N.C. including a double header between Charlotte and Greensboro, Charlotte and Danville, games at Edenton between Edenton and Colerain, and games at Edenton between Edenton and Colerain. There are also games from an unidentified North Carolina league in 1909.

Dates: 1905, 1909

Virginia photography studios photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 14250
Scope and Content Note: The collection contains tintypes, cabinet cards, cartes-de-visite and photographs chiefly from studios in Staunton, Va. Studios in Bridgewater, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Lynchburg, and Richmond are also represented. Among the few identified subjects are Friends at Olivet Church, Staunton, Va.; D[avid] V. Ruckman Home, Long Glade, Va.; William Bedford Campbell, David Van Meter Ruckman, II, children of Uncle Glen Ruckman, Pauline Ruckman, James Buxton Perry, Sam Ruckman, Glen Huston Byrd,...
Dates: 1860s-1930s

Virginia Reelers Square Dance Club records

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 15710
Scope and Contents Note

The Virginia Reelers Square Dance Club records (1953-2008; 3 cubic feet) document the history and operation of the Reelers. Club records include correspondence, meeting minutes, event advertisements, and membership lists. Other collection materials include two financial ledgers tracking member dues and pages from six photograph albums documenting various dances and spring festivals.

Dates: 1953 - 2008

Virginia Spectator papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-23/9
Scope and Contents

Chiefly financial papers including a ledger, 1939-1940, loose bills and receipts, a certificate of incorporation, 1938, and a copy of the Constitution and By laws of the Jefferson Society indicating that the Spectator was a publication of the Society.

Dates: 1937-1942

Virginia State Fair photographs

 Collection — Box: BW 13, Folder: 1 [X031589394]
Identifier: MSS 16027

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