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Una Wonn commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 40, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16646
Content Description

Each page contains questions about preferences, likes, and dislikes and are answered by different friends, family, and acquaintances. Many entries are signed and include locations, with most being signed "Eckhart Mines, Md."

Some questions include what epoch would you choose to have lived; Favorite books, or artists? What trait do you most admire, or most detest; What is your idea of happiness, misery? What are the saddest words in the world?

Dates: 1880 - 1884

Dr. James Lewis Woodville tax forms

 Collection — Box: BW 2, Folder: 1 [X031589211]
Identifier: MSS 15994
Scope and Contents

Dr. James Lewis Woodville tax forms, as a Confederate surgeon and University of Virginia alumnus 1845-1851, total 0.03 cubic feet.

Dates: 1845-1851

Samuel Woodworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 8288
Content Description The collection contains an invitation to dinner (1829) and two letters describing Woodworth's family life, his poor health, charity benefits on his behalf, and his opinions on politics (Whigs), death and religion. (1837, 1839) Included is a letter from scholar Nelson Adkins to collector Frank Pleadwell discussing Woodworth's 1839 letter. (1945).There is an addition to this collection which contains an early manuscript fair copy by Samuel Woodworth of his poem, "The Old Oaken...
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1818-1838; 1945

John Porter Woody letters

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16437
Scope and Contents Note The John Porter Woody letters (1888-1911; 0.5 cubic feet) document Woody's work on a section of the Pampatike farm in King William County, Virginia. The bulk of the letters to Woody are from Pampatike owner Thomas Henry Carter, who updates Woody on business matters including farm finances, equipment, and Carter's travels. Folder 1 contains a copy of Woody's lease from January 1, 1894. A small number of items in the collection are receipts for purchases of farm equipment, and the...
Dates: 1888 - 1911

Louisa Wooten botany and zoology notebook

 Collection — Box: BW 53, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16781
Content Description This collection contains one handwritten notebook from an English female student learning about botany and zoology in 1857. The notebook includes sixty-eight pages of notes and essays on plant and animal biology. The notebook cover has the handwritten signature of the original owner, Louisa Wootten (possibly Woodson or Woodrow).It is unusual for a female student to study botany and zoology in 1857 so this notebook is remarkable in that regard.The cover also notes an...
Dates: 1857

World Encyclopedia business letters

 Collection — Box: BW 16, Folder: 1 [X030899277]
Identifier: MSS 16364
Scope and Contents

World Book Encyclopedia business letters, MSS 16364, 1944, 0.03 cubic feet consisting of four letters from representatives of the World Book Encyclopedia, and Quarrie Corporation, regarding Lillie P. Woodson's work selling encyclopedias in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Dates: 1944

World War I photographs

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589432]
Identifier: MSS 16213
Scope and Contents World War I photographs include six photographs of war scenes in France, 1918, 0.03 cubic feet. Two of the photographs are identified on the verso: "13180. American and French staff officers discussing practice maneuvers, 42nd Div; Glonville, France, May 7, 1918" and "13184 American troops in France: Generals Menoher and de Bazelaire, Brig. Gen. McArthur [sic] and staff at artillery maneuvers of the 42d Division, France." "The remaining photographs are not identified: mounted soldiers and a...
Dates: 1918

World War I scrapbook albums

 Collection — Box: BW 12, Folder: 1 [X031589381]
Identifier: MSS 16295
Scope and Contents

World War I scrapbook albums,1914-1915,0.03 cubic feet,contain many black and white photos with captions and entries written in German. Photos depict patients, doctors, and nurses on the Eastern front at a Red Cross Hospital, probably the Rupprecht shcool in Kaiserslautern.

Dates: 1914-1915

World War I soldier diary and papers

 Collection — Box: BW 49, Folder: 1/1
Identifier: MSS 16717
Content Description A concisely written diary documenting the realities of life on the Western Front as experienced by chemical warfare soldiers in the British Army. The diarist makes his first proper entry upon being transferred from the Machine Gun Section to the Chemical Section in September 1915, only a few weeks before the first British mobilization of chemical weapons during the Battle of Loos. Following his month-long training at Helfaut, he is attached to the 15th section of the 187th Company, first...
Dates: 1915-09 - 1917-04

Kathleen Bonnie Crispin Worsham papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 16435
Scope and Contents Note The Kathleen Bonnie Crispin Worsham papers (1860s-2018; 1.35 cubic feet) document Worsham's historical research on the unincorporated community of Cifax in Bedford County, Virginia. Materials include family histories, photocopies of municipal documents, photographs of residents past and present, building floor plans, topographical maps, application materials for the National Register of Historic Places, and architectural surveys. Worsham's research places special emphasis on The Cedars, the...
Dates: 1860s-2018

Laura A. Wright friendship album

 File — Box: BW 24
Identifier: MSS 16533
Content Description

This collection contains one volume belonging to Lauren A. Wright of Hebron, Connecticut, with 67 pages of inscriptions, prose, and drawings. An intricate calligraphy inscription reads "Calvin H. Phelps to Miss Laura A. Wright, Hebron." Dates for inscriptions range from 1830 to 1860, with the majority written in the 1830's and 1840's. Locations written in the book include Hebron, Hartford, Glastenbury, Belchertown, New Haven, Columbia, and West Dennis, Connecticut.

Dates: 1830-1860

Writing slate collection

 Collection — Box: BW 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16484
Content Description This collection contains materials that document the evolution of the writing slate from stone book slate to native slate blackboards. This includes a slate book with 8 quartz paint pages with attached pencil holder,and another book with pencil holder and 6 quartz painted "slates". The cover of one is stamped in black and gold with a school scene and applied litho of two girls playing stick and ball. There is also a 1940 salesman kit with five loose photos of the National School Slate Co....
Dates: 1860 - 1940

Cyril Wyche receipts from booksellers

 Collection — Box: BW 8, Folder: 1 [X031589297]
Identifier: MSS 16185

John Cook Wylie commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 13, Folder: 1 [X031589412]
Identifier: MSS 16316

Collection of W. W. Yen materials

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16323
Scope and Content Note:

This collection consists of three published books and one notebook. The Moral philosophy notebook and Standard Masonic Monitor have been digitized by the library.

Dates: 1899-1974

Young Men's Christian Association of Alexandria, Virginia ledger

 Collection — Box: BW 29, Folder: 1 [X032669079]
Identifier: MSS 16506
Content Description This collection contains one ledger with a printed constitution of the Young Men's Christian Association (Y.M.C.A.) of Alexandria, Virginia. The ledger contains 21 filled out pages. The first two pages contain lists of members for 1865 and 1866, followed by a four page "Treasurers list" recording members and dues paid between 1866 and 1871. The rest of the ledger contains 15 pages of accounts documenting the operation of the association between 1866 and 1872. Incomes listed include dues...
Dates: 1865 - 1872

YMCA Basketball League slides

 Collection — Box: BW 49, Folder: 1/1
Identifier: MSS 16765
Content Description

This collection contains a five-page reminiscence from Anna Fayles, an alumna, and 28 slides documenting the UVA YMCA basketball league from 1965 to 1968. She describes coaching a newly integrated recreational basketball league over three years. The slides document the banquets for her first three teams.

Dates: 1967-1968

Young Women Leaders Program records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 3/11/2
Content Description

Program handbooks, educational guides, brochures, newspaper and magazine articles, scrapbooks, promotional materials, photographs, CDs, stickers, T-shirts, and other ephemera of the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP) (2003-2018; 2.3 cubic feet). Materials relate to global and regional activities of the YWLP.

Dates: 2003-2018

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