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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...
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Blair Helion; drafts of various works by Lewis H. Blair; a copy of Lewis H. Blair’s "On the Prosperity of the South;" unpublished writings from Mr.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 — Box: Vault Accessions, 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...
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 archive

 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...
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...
Dates: 1980

Boltonville Free Press

 Collection — Box: BW 20, 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...
Dates: 1913

Julian Bond papers--addition 1

 Collection — Box: 112 Folder 5a
Identifier: MSS 13347
Content Description

This addition to MSS 13347 Julian Bond papers contains lecture materials, outlines, and a chapter by Julian Bond. This includes the following documents: Civil Rights Tour-origins, Montgomery Bus Boycott lecture and outline, and a chapter titled: The Civil Rights Movement Grassroots Leadership- Living "in struggle."

Dates: ca. 2014-2016

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

Mathew Brady Studio: Union Civil War Camp photograph of African Americans

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16833
Content Description This collection contains an albumen photograph of a Union wagon camp in Virginia during the Civil War from the Washington D.C. studio of Mathew Brady. Brady was one of the earliest and most famous photographers in American history. He is best known for his scenes of the Civil War. He often photographed Black soldiers and laborers during the war, mostly in Union or contraband camps. The present image documents for posterity a number of Black soldiers and laborers working towards a Union...
Dates: c.1864

Caroline Brandt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16693
Content Description This collection contains correspondence, clippings, newsletters, photographs, certificates, broadsides, catalogs, notes, lectures, appraisals, articles, DVDs, audio cassettes, and VHS tapes related to the Caroline Brandt's building of The McGehee Miniature Book Collection. The bulk of the collection is reference materials on the miniature books as well as appraisals documenting the collection and its value. Brandt spent most of her life building a collection of 15,000 miniature books, which...
Dates: 1964 - 2020

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 — Box: BW 19, Folder: ViU-2020-0051-001
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...
Dates: 1800 January 23

Christopher Bright notebooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16614
Content Description

This collection contains six notebooks of course materials and notes from Christopher J. Bright's, class of 1991, study in the MA Foreign Affairs program at the University of Virginia. Subjects include Latin America, Military in Latin America, Democracy in Latin America, and the Cold War.

Dates: c. 1990

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