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Charlottesville City Schools collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2486
Scope and Contents The collection includes school census materials for the following years: 1910, 1915, 1916, 1920, 1925, 1930, 1935, 1940. The census materials are separated into the categories of Black children, with the term "colored" used on the forms, and White children. Census materials may also include the child's name and birth date; the names, addresses and occupations of parents or guardians; the child's school attendance status and literacy level (e.g. "unable to read"); and a child's...
Dates: 1890-1945

Charlottesville Woolen Mills records

 File
Identifier: MSS 16353
Scope and Contents Charlottesville Woolen Mills, Charlottesville, VA. Business records, 1868-1956. Incorporated 1868 by H.C. Marchant; operated until 1962.This collection is comprised of ledgers, papers, artifacts, a map, and a panoramic photograph. It is divided into two series: Business Records and Miscellaneous. The first series, Business Records contains ledgers and business related paperwork, such as correspondence and legal documetns. The second series, Miscellaneous, contains the remaining...
Dates: 1868-1956

Thomas Chatterton poems (under the persona of Thomas Rowley (Rowlie), priest of St. John's in the city of Bristol, and Father Confessor to Mr. William Canyng, founder of St. Mary Redcliffe Church).

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16373
Scope and Contents

Thomas Chatterton poems that he actually wrote in 1771 even though he signed them Thomas Rowley and was claiming to be a 15th century monk writing medieval poetry. The collection consists of two notebooks of poems possibly transcribed by Chatterton and including "Elinor and Juga".

Dates: 1771

Jean Cynthia Cheatham family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16387
Scope and Contents Note

Jean Cynthia Cheatham family papers (1852-2012; 1 cubic foot) contains genealogy information, military papers, photographs, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1852-2012

Chestnuts manuscript newspaper

 Collection — Box: BW 51, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16743
Content Description This collection consists of 26 handwritten amateur newspapers titled "Chestnuts,"by a group of ten girls calling themselves "WG's," the Woodfords Girls, who lived in the Woodfords neighborhood of Portland, Maine. It is likely they attended Deering High School, as the initials DHS appear several times. The newspapers contain original poetry, personals, advertisements, and editorials. Some include several small ink sketches. A few of the issues include riddles, local crime and fake...
Dates: 1888-1889

Child scroll of cartoons

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MSS 16740
Content Description This collection contains a scroll of cartoon characters drawn by an unknown child, likely from sometime in the 1940s to the 1950s. The manila paper scroll is 3.25 inches in width and approximately 70 feet long. The outward-facing side of the scroll has about 250 individual illustrations depicting mid-century characters like Elmer Fudd, Dick Tracey, Archie, Popeye, and Donald Duck, as well as other characters from comic books, Sunday strips, television, and movies. The reverse is blank. The...
Dates: undated, c. 1940-1950

Eugene Edward Chiles papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 14439
Scope and Contents Note Eugene Edward Chiles papers, (3 cubic feet, 1915-1922) contain love letters from his girlfriend, Eugenie O'Neill who is traveling in European circles with wealthy and or famous acquaintances, while he is working as a realtor in Pittsburgh, PA. and Stephens City, Virginia, after the war. Her letters mostly describe her feelings for him and mention (briefly) famous places, people, and events from the Twenties. Topics consist of post war conditions, unemployment, strikes, feminism, racism, and...
Dates: 1915-1922

Chisholm Foundation collection on Frank Gardiner Wisner

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Identifier: MSS 16333
Scope and Contents

Chisholm Foundation collection on Frank Gardiner Wisner (1900-2001; 2 cubic feet) consists of letters, newspaper clippings,scrapbooks, and photographs from the life of Frank Gardiner Wisner including his intelligence career, track achievements and scholarship at the University of Virginia, 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles, and his family.

Dates: 1909 - 1997

Hazel Dorothea Christopher Reminiscences

 Collection — Box: BW 56, Folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16753
Content Description This collection contains one handmade and illustrated memoir of Hazel Dorothea Christopher, a child from Brooklyn, New York, from the late 1930s. The book is told in the third person and has four chapters: "A Look Backward", "Childhood", "School Days", and "The Future." "A Look backward" explores her parents and grandparents, particularly the youthful seafaring exploits of her Norwegian grandfather. "Childhood" starts with Hazel's birth and her very early life to the age of six. "School...
Dates: 1936

Civil War Battle of Cold Harbor letter

 Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589350]
Identifier: MSS 16242
Scope and Contents

Civil War Battle of Cold Harbor letter, 1864, 0.03 cubic feet, written on a single sheet in pencil. The letter describes the gruesome aftermath of the battle on his regiment. Typed transcript is included.

Dates: 1864

Civil War letter

 Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589351]
Identifier: MSS 16243
Scope and Contents

Civil War letter written from the homefront, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1865, March 26, 0.03 cubic feet, "Jennie C" laments about the recent weather of snow and cold and talks aobut her studies and her love of school. She discusses daily activities and notes that her cousin is " having a gay time, going to parties and balls" in Salisbury, and that her own life is quite dreary lately with bad weather, bad food, and the cruel war.

Dates: 1864 March 26

Civil War patriotic envelopes scrapbook

 Collection — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16455
Content Description

A scrapbook containing 670 unused Civil war patriotic envelopes with decorative designs, some printed in multiple colors, and eight Confederate engraved banknotes, all pasted down onto the scrapbook leaves.

Dates: 1861-1865

James Albert Clark letter

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589197]
Identifier: MSS 15983
Scope and Contents

This collection of a James Albert Clark letter to Dr. Babitt is 0.03 cubic feet, and is dated August, 1892 about the genealogy of the Carter family. Included is a transcript of the letter which was written on 'Free Quill' letterhead to Dr. Babbitt in Cooperstown, New York. Clark is editor and publisher of the 'Free Quill,' in Laurel, Maryland.

Dates: 1892 August

Josie C. Clark scrapbook

 Collection — Box: BW 18, Folder: 1 [X030899273]
Identifier: MSS 16375

Grover Cleveland letter to James Carleton Young

 Collection — Box: BW 43, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16652
Content Description

Typed, signed letter by Grover Cleveland to James Carleton Young thanking Young for his interest in a collection of President Cleveland speeches.

Dates: 1903 October 28

Barrett Minor Literary collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16460

Climate Capsule journals

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 6/14/7
Content Description

Twenty-seven "climate capsule" journals created as part of the 2019 Spring semester English course “Climate Fiction” taught by Professor Mary Kuhn (2019; 0.6 cubic feet). The journals consist of weekly observations and reflections from either specific routes or locations at the University of Virginia and Charlottesville, along with comments on cultural pieces regarding climate issues. The climate capsule journals are sealed until 2030.

Dates: 2019

Howard E. Cobb history of the Virginia Blue Ridge railroad presentation

 Collection — Box: BW 18, Folder: 1 [X030899287]
Identifier: MSS 14424
Scope and Contents

This collection, Howard E. Cobb history of the Blue Ridge railroad, 0.04 cubic feet, 2009-2016, consists of a speech presented to the Nelson County Historical Society regarding the Virginia Blue Ridge Railroad by Howard E. Cobb, biographical notes of Howard E. Cobb, and a magazine aritcle clipping from BlueRidgeCountry.com

Dates: 2009-2016

John Lewis Cochran legal document

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589195]
Identifier: MSS 15981
Scope and Contents

This collection of a John Lewis Cochran legal document is 0.03 cubic feet, and is dated March 7, 1864, calling for witnesses to appear in Military Court in Greenville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1864 March 7

William Gwynn Coe diary transcript and other papers

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589310]
Identifier: MSS 16199
Scope and Contents

William Gwynn Coe diary transcript [1935?]; 1864-1865, and other papers, 0.03 cubic feet, about the activities of a pastor and his family in 1864 in Onancock, on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Also included is a document titled "From An Authentic History of Onancock Methodist Episcopal Church, South" by J. Shenton Lodge, a map of Onancock County, and Coe's pastoral report to the convention conference on February 27, 1865.

Dates: [1935]; 1864-1865

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