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May family papers

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16057
Scope and Contents Note The May family papers (1870-1945; 0.4 cubic feet) document the lives of a couple generations of the Richmond-based May family. Photograph subjects in the collection include J.A. May in his Confederate Army uniform post-Civil War, J. Howard May, Jr. as an infant, Virgil May, Sr., Phil May with relatives at Virginia Military Institute, and Virgil R. May, Jr. with his wife Ella and children Linda and Billy.Letters in the collection are primarily written by or to Virgil, Jr. and Ella,...
Dates: 1870 - 1945

Virginia photography studios photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 14250
Scope and Content Note: The collection contains tintypes, cabinet cards, cartes-de-visite and photographs chiefly from studios in Staunton, Va. Studios in Bridgewater, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Lynchburg, and Richmond are also represented. Among the few identified subjects are Friends at Olivet Church, Staunton, Va.; D[avid] V. Ruckman Home, Long Glade, Va.; William Bedford Campbell, David Van Meter Ruckman, II, children of Uncle Glen Ruckman, Pauline Ruckman, James Buxton Perry, Sam Ruckman, Glen Huston Byrd,...
Dates: 1860s-1930s

Petra Vogt papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -16480
Content Description This collection contains journals, artworks, correspondence, and photographs that illuminate the life and work of Petra Vogt, a poet, actress, artist, and model, known for her involvement with the Living Theatre, Ira Cohen, and the Bardo Matrix Press during the 1960s and 1970s. Of particular interest are thirty-four journals, chiefly by Petra Vogt, with poetry, prose works, diary entries, and intricate rapidograph drawings along with collage, paintings, and other artworks within; about 150...
Dates: 1966 - 1978