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Explorations in Black Leadership project papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16674

Hampton Institute student photograph album

 Collection — Box: BW 33, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16525
Content Description This collection contains a photograph album of a student from Hampton Institute. The original photo album, measuring 7' x 10' with 24 pages, contains 44 black and white photographs of an unidentified young Black woman, approximately 20 years old, as well as cut newspaper images and a photo postcard. She is seen at Hampton Institute, a historically Black University, in Hampton, Virginia, posing in front of school buildings, clowning around with friends, and preparing for graduation. Also...
Dates: undated

Inventory of the Papers of Judge Pierce Lively

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -98-2

J.A. Pendleton affidavit regarding surety on James Flemming

 Collection — Box: BW 30, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16504
Content Description This collection contains an affidavit written by Albemarle County, VA Justice of the Peace, J.A. Pendelton summarizing a complaint against a James Flemming, a Black man, by F.E Johnson and asking that a surety be placed on Flemming. Sureties, noted by the historian Nancy O'Brien Wagner, were another way of perpetuating enslavement in the Jim Crow South after the end of the Civil War. She writes in "Slavery by Another Name History-Background," "In many...
Dates: December 7, 1866

Fannie Virginia Casseopia Lawrence carte de visite

 Collection — Box: BW 40, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16638
Content Description This collection contains a carte de visite of Fannie Virginia Casseopia Lawrence, a formerly enslaved child. The caption states "A Redeemed Slave Child, 5 years of Age. Redeemed in Virginia by Catherine S. Lawrence; baptized in Brooklyn, at Plymouth Church by Henry Ward Beecher in May 1963. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1863, by C. S. Lawrence, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York." Photographed by the...
Dates: May 1863

Nydrie and Algoma related papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -14956
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers relating to Nydrie and Algoma, consisting chiefly of photographs and articles pertaining to the family homes of the Logan and Forsyth families. Included is a scrapbook of articles by Lily Logan Morrill.This collection contains material from around 1880, when the homes were built, to about 1960, when the Forsyth family, which owned “Nydrie” at the time, started a discussion about what to do with the house due to its dilapidated conditions. This collection...
Dates: circa 1862-2003

Piney Pond School photograph

 Collection — Box: BW 33, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16508
Content Description This collection contains a gelatin silver photograph of about fifty Black students, parents, and faculty in front of a rustic schoolhouse. About two-thirds of the participants are students with the rest either faculty or parents. Caption on label reads: "La Crosse, Va. Piney Pond School April 3, 1914."
Dates: 3 April 1914

Armstead L. Robinson papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 12836
Scope and Contents The Armstead L. Robinson papers(1848-2001; 43 cubic feet) consist of audiotapes; book reviews; census material; computer printouts; conference papers; correspondence; biographical information; instructional material; lectures and speeches; manuscripts and original writings by Robinson, his colleagues and students; maps; memorabilia; microfilm; organizational and professional files; photographs; printed items, and research and topical files. Most of the nineteenth century material is in the...
Dates: 1848-2001; Majority of material found in 1967-1992

Maria Saporta photographs of the Southern Christian Leadership Civil Rights March

 Collection — Box: BW 33, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16500
Content Description This collection contains six black and white photographs of members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) marching in Richmond, Virginia in 1963. Maria Saporta is identified as the photographer in the photographs.The SCLC's seventh annual convention occurred from September 24 to September 27 at Virginia Union University in Richmond. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the organization's founding members and acted as president until his 1968 assassination. He spoke...
Dates: September 24-27, 1963

John Walter Wayland collection on Henry Martin

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16677
Content Description John Walter Wayland collection of correspondence,notes,photographs, and newspaper clippings about Henry Martin who was the bell ringer for the University of Virginia from 1868-1909. “Henry Martin rang the bell at dawn to awaken the students, and rang it during the day to mark the hours and the beginning and ending of class periods. He was beloved by generations of faculty, students, and alumni, and he remembered them all when they returned for visits.” Dr. Wayland, a former University of...
Dates: 1909-1965

Albert Frederick Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -16340
Content Description The papers chiefly consist of letters Albert Frederick Wilson (1883-1940) sent to his mother in New Jersey while a student at the University of Virginia. There is also some correspondence from Wilson's father and grandfather; family photographs; and unpublished manuscripts by Wilson. Most of the letters are handwritten. But starting in 1906, typewritten letters become more frequent. The roles of African Americans at the University of Virginia are mentioned several times in his...
Dates: circa 1840-1934

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