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Alexander Stuart Coffman Civil War diary

 Collection — Box: BW 12, Folder: 1 [X031589487]
Identifier: MSS 15657
Scope and Contents

Alexander Stuart Coffman Civil War diary, May 7- September 1864 describing the Battle of Spotsylvania, General Longstreet's corps, General Grant's Overland Campaign and skirmishes in Virginia.

Dates: 1864 May-September

Ralph Cohen papers and "New Literary History" records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-24/54/1.151
Content Description This collection contains the teaching, research, and personal papers of Ralph Cohen, the William R. Kenan, Jr. professor of English from the University of Virginia from 1948-2016; and the records of the "New Literary History", an international, interdisciplinary, award-winning journal that Cohen founded and edited from 1969 to 2009 at the University of Virginia. The records of the New Literary History Journal (1969-2016) (Series 1) contain correspondence, contributors' articles, proofs,...
Dates: 1948-2016

Coleman, Bromm, Kirschmann family papers

 Collection — Box: 19
Identifier: MSS 16418

Lewis M. Coleman, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16419
Scope and Contents Note The Lewis M. Coleman, Jr. papers (circa 1870-1926; 0.05 cubic feet) document Coleman's studies and travels to Richmond, VA and Charleston, SC. Collection materials include eleven letters Coleman wrote from Hanover Academy, VA to his mother Mary. Among other topics, Coleman discusses his friend Richard Henry Jesse (1853-1921), who briefly attended the University of Virginia. Collection materials also include two photographs, one of which depicts Coleman's son Lewis III among other University...
Dates: circa 1870-1926

John Jay Coleman genealogical notes on the Coleman family of Wintergreen, Va.

 Collection — Box: BW 16, Folder: 1 [X030899241]
Identifier: MSS 16365

Collection of photographs of African American Men and Boys from New Orleans

 Collection — Box: BW 51, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16760
Content Description This collection contains three photographs with captions on the verso, "Black children and men taken in or near New Orleans." These images were taken "en route" to New Orleans, possibly from a train, in the 1930s. One photograph shows a group of young boys on a street with an inscription on the reverse that says "New Orleans." Another depicts three boys and one older man singing on train tracks with an inscription that reads "En Route to New Orleans/ Kids singing." The last is a photograph...
Dates: c.1930

Collection of Battle of Rio Hill papers

 Collection — Box: BW 13, Folder: 2 [X031589428]
Identifier: MSS 15898
Scope and Contents

The collection of Battle of Rio Hill papers ( 1992, 0.03 cubic feet) consists chiefly of photographs and negatives and includes an image of the site of Rio Hill Shopping Center being searched for Civil War artifacts, the marker commemorating the skirmish, and the honor guard at the dedication of the marker. The collection also includes press releases, a letter from Charlottesville mayor Elizabeth "Bitsy" Waters, and an audiocassette recording of the dedication ceremony.

Dates: 1992

Collection related to stallion Wicked William

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16825
Content Description This collection contains nineteen documents and letters that provide detailed documentation of the ownership of a breeding stallion named Wicked William. The documents include three pedigrees, four stud service tickets, five sales records, and seven stampless letters, which provide a first-hand account of thoroughbred breeding and horse racing in Virginia during the early 19th century. The collection traces the breeding of Wicked William and his pedigree.The collection also...
Dates: 1832 - 1845

Colleton estate photographs

 Collection — Box: BW 20, Folder: 1 [X031688129]
Identifier: MSS 16440
Scope and Contents Note The Colleton estate photographs (circa 1890s-1910; 0.04 cubic foot) document the appearance of Colleton, a Cabell family estate in Nelson County. Materials include ten mounted photographs of the Colleton house and one photograph of the nearby James River. Colleton photograph subjects include rooms like the ballroom and library, along with a childhood portrait of Evelyn Byrd Robinson on the building's porch.The collection also contains a copy of Robinson's will, where she divides...
Dates: circa 1890s-1910

Colonial era Williamsburg and James City County courthouse stereoscopic photograph

 Collection — Box: BW 13, Folder: 1 [X031589396]
Identifier: MSS 16029

Committee on Admission of Women records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2/9/1
Content Description

Committee on Admission of Women records, 1921-1968, 1.2 cubic feet, include correspondence, statistics, surveys, minutes, and reports from students, alumni, various UVA committees, and other universities. Materials relate to the shift of a UVA into a fully coeducation institution.

Dates: 1921-1968

Confederate prison camps narratives

 Collection — Box: BW 2, Folder: 1 [X031589213]
Identifier: MSS 16004
Scope and Contents Confederate prison camps narratives, 1864 September-1865, February 27, totaling 0.03 cubic feet, in which prisoners of war describe their experience in captivity because "no doubt some of our citizens would like to hear how prisoners of war are treated.” There is a sixteen-page account that describes the prisoner’s transportation in overcrowded freight cars without food or drink from Belle Isle, Richmond, Virginia to Salisbury, North Carolina, their time in captivity, escape plans, sleeping...
Dates: 1865

Confederate States of America Cabinet, Congressman, and Governor's checklist

 Collection — Box: BW 13, Folder: 1 [X031589431]
Identifier: MSS 16204

Maggie G. Conway photograph album

 File — Box: BW 17 , Folder: 1 [X030270146]
Identifier: MSS 14772
Scope and Contents

Maggie G. Conway photograph album, 1890's, 0.03 cubic feet, contains 1 tintype and 18 photographs of formally posed family and friends. The majority are unidentified. Identified portraits include Madge Lovett, Mary Foushee, Mary Fitzhugh Booton as an infant and a young woman, Marion Thornton, F. C. Fitzhugh, and Loulie C. Fitzhugh. Two poems are copied on the back endpaper.

Dates: 1890's

Charles Berkeley Cooke speech

 Collection — Box: BW 3, Folder: 1 [X031589221]
Identifier: MSS 16037
Scope and Contents

Charles Berkeley Cooke speech given at the University of Virginia, in 1914 seconding the nomination of several men on the "Yellow Ticket", for officers of the Engineering School. 0.03 cubic feet.

Dates: 1914

Harriet Cooke scrapbook

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16400
Scope and Contents Note Folio scrapbook with marble-paper cover, and gold-stamped green leather corners and binding, containing pages of many different colors. Inside the front cover is a red leather gold-stamped plate reading "Harriet Cooke / 1842." Title page has a memorial plate reading "To Miss Cook May 2nd 1842 / In Remembrance of the late / Miss Sarah P. M. Kreth / Obit 26 Apr Atat 33yr / Jas Thomas, Undertaker, Bristol." Contains a wide range of visual materials pasted into the volume, including original...
Dates: 1842

Cork and Curls records-Addition

 Collection — Box: RG 23 - Additions Box 1, Folder: 1 of 1
Identifier: RG-23/48
Content Description

This addition contains a news release and a partial index to the Cork and Curls, the yearbook of the University. More materials on these collections can be found in RG 23/48 (Corks and Curls)

There is a related collection of records of the Cavalier Daily containing the staff structure and the constitution of the Cavalier Daily, the student newspaper.RG-23/10 (Cavalier Daily).

Dates: 1966

Country Museum magazine for Monday December 3, 1787

 Collection — Box: BW 31, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16567
Content Description The collection contains one issue of an amateur newspaper or manuscript magazine from December 3rd, 1787, 18 pages, including several poems, on laid paper with crown watermark and a 6 page handwritten essay by Reverend Martin Sherlock, "Comparison between the Sexes". The newspaper is a collection of pastoral essays and rhyming poetry, apparently unpublished in any form. Poems include, "To the Museumite," "The Wonderful Age," (signed Apricot), "The Ramble," and "Female Politeness." Both the...
Dates: 1787-12-03

Linda Louisa Cousins diary

 Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589355]
Identifier: MSS 16250
Scope and Contents

Linda Louisa Cousins diary, 1912-1914, 0.03 cubic feet, with daily notations about the weather, her work cleaning houses and her hobbies crocheting, and writing letters. One entry notes that she attended " a colored commencement."

Dates: 1912-1914

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