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Materials related to UVA mass shooting

 Collection
Identifier: RG-50/6
Content Description This collection features a colored pencil portrait of Lavel Davis Jr., D'Sean Perry, and Devin Chandler, the University of Virginia students and football members killed in a mass shooting on November 13, 2022, at the University of Virginia. After the tragedy, President and Mrs. Ryan opened their home for students to gather. Isabelle Martins, a Univeristy of Virginia architecture student, brought this drawing as a gift to Carr's Hill. The following week, President Ryan asked for the artist to...
Dates: November 2022

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...
Dates: 1870 - 1945

William Nalle, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16620

John L. Nau III Civil War History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16459
Scope and Contents The John L. Nau III Civil War History Collection (1806-1988, bulk 1861-1865; 133 cubic feet) contains Civil War-era correspondence, service records, pension records, artifacts, photographs, military records (including orders, requisitions, and correspondence), currency, newspapers, and other print materials. The collection primarily contains the correspondence, records, and photographs of white soldiers and officers who fought in the Civil War, including white officers serving in...
Dates: 1806-1988; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1865

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

Office of the Architect/Photographs-addition 2 Mary Hughes

 Collection
Identifier: RG-35/2
Content Description This addition to RG 35/2, Office of the Architect/Photographs contains photographs, slides, and VHS tape of Mary Hughes, the University of Virginia Landscape Architect since 1986. The slides and photographs depict college campuses, principally the University of Virginia, documenting projects initiated by the Office of the Architect including new construction. The VHS tape is dated October 24, 1994, and titled "Thomas Jefferson Academical Village.” The slides and photographs were contained...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-1998

Frederick Pilcher Jr. scrapbook

 Collection — Flat_Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16824
Content Description Content Warning: This material contains graphic imagery and content involving human remains. The purpose of this note is to allow users to decide whether they need or want to view these materials or, at least, to mentally or emotionally prepare themselves to view the materials. This collection contains a scrapbook of black and white photogaphs and ephemera documenting Frederick Pilcher, Jr.'s life from the 1920s to the 1930s as a student at Virginia Polytechnical Institute (VPI),...
Dates: C.1923-1932

Quinby, Teackle, and Upshur families of Somerset County, Maryland, and Accomack and Northampton Counties, Virginia Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2338
Scope and Contents The larger collection consists of the original materials and 7 additions including the most recent one represented in this finding aid. In this addition, ViU-2017-0179, are six Elizabeth Upshur Teackle letters with transcriptions. Five letters are written by Mrs. Teackle, and one is addressed to Mrs. Teackle from William Wirt, esquire. In the letters Mrs. Teackle mainly discusses the hardships of her family after her...
Dates: 1713-1977

Route 250 Bypass Interchange at McIntire Road Project, Charlottesville, Virginia, Documentation Packets

 File
Identifier: MSS 15464
Content Description This collections consists of Historic American Landscapes Survey documentation packets for the Rock Hill Landscape and McIntire Park in preparation for the work on the Route 250 Bypass Interchange at McIntire Road Project. The reports were prepared by Dovetail Cultural Resourse Group and the black-and-white photographs were taken by Rob Tucher.The collection include two spiral bound volumes containing the Historic American Landscapes Survey written documentation; 40...
Dates: 2010-2012

Charles B. J. F. de Saint-Memin, portraits of St. George Tucker and Thomas Tudor Tucker

 Collection — Box: BW 18, Folder: 1 [X030899266]
Identifier: MSS 16366
Scope and Contents

MSS 16366, Charles B. J. F. de Saint-Memin portraits of St. George Tucker and Thomas Tudor Tucker which are described as two circular portraits: egraved portrait of Thomas Tudor Tucker, and a salted paper print [photograph?] of an engraved portrait of St. George Tucker.

Dates: 1810

Secretariat photograph

 Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589267]
Identifier: MSS 16116
Scope and Contents

Secretariat photograph, Triple crown winning horse, with his groom, Eddie Sweat, at New York's Aqueduct race track in 1973 consists of 0.03 cubic feet. The horse was greeted by a crowed of 32,990 cheering fans as he paraded through the stretch between races.

Dates: 1973

Sharp family history papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16822
Content Description

Sharp family papers that include correspondence, documents, diagrams, architecture and photographs of the Limestone farm which was built by his ancestor in the eighteenth century. William McQuiddy family letters and images, cased photographs, a photo album, carte-de-visites, and family bible records. Sharp family genealogy and court records in Virginia.

Dates: 1980s-2010s

Frank Shay photograph

 Item — Box: BW 12, Folder: 1 [X031589474]
Identifier: MSS 16389
Scope and Contents

Frank Shay photograph (1935; 0.03 cubic feet)contains one black and white promotional photograph.

Dates: 1935

John Shepherd West Main Street, Charlottesville, Va. images

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16152
Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of 288 black and white slides and 142 scanned images from the slides as well as notes that accompany the slide show. Mr. Shepherd took these images in 1976 and states that he created the images "just as construction on the mall was beginning." The images were shot on 35mm Panatomic X. The scanned images appear to duplicate the physical slides, and there is some be duplication among the physical slides.

Dates: 1976

Charles Shoffner slides

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15676

Addison H. Smith papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 15056
Scope and Contents The Addison H. Smith papers (1917-1970; 1.6 cubic feet) includes many letters between 1917 and 1919 to Addison Smith’s mother and his battlefield diary from 1918, which describes in vivid detail the voyage to Europe and his work as an ambulance driver in France. It also includes his certificates of discharge and service in the United States Army Ambulance Service, photographs, postcards, and newspaper clippings. The majority of the collection dates between the years of 1917 to 1922, and...
Dates: 1917-1922; 1970; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1922

Christine Smith Files Concerning Conservation of the Wills of George Washington and Martha Washington

 File
Identifier: MSS 16289
Scope and Contents Note The Christine Smith Conservation files (1945-2016; 2.69 cubic feet) concern the conservation of the wills of George Washington and Martha Washington. The files contain slide photographs of each page of each will, usually with additional detail photos. Each set of before-treatment slides represents the wills as they appeared in 1998, approximately nine decades after manuscript restorer William Berwick preserved them; the after-treatment slides document the appearance of each will in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-2016

E.W. Smith photograph album

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16020
Scope and Contents Note

The E.W. Smith photograph album (1917-1921; 0.2 cubic foot) documents Smith's service in Battery A of the United States Army's 148th Field Artillery at the end of World War I. The bulk of the photographs document Smith's travels in Germany in 1918 and 1919, with other subjects ranging from training at Camp Mills, New Jersey and Camp Merritt, New York to postwar family vacations.

Dates: 1917 - 1921

Somerville family papers

 Box
Identifier: MSS 16201
Scope and Contents The Somerville family papers (1821-2013) consists of correspondence, photographs, printed materials, and extensive genealogical files. The papers and research detailing the history of the Somerville family, mainly in America, range from its colonial background to contemporary times. The extensive genealogical research is comprised of notes and charts, along with correspondence, photographs, military records, personal notes, clippings, and printed materials. The collection also includes...
Dates: 1821 - 2013

Thomas H. Brown Funeral Home ledger and photograph

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-16474
Content Description This collection contains the manuscript ledger book, "Record of Deaths" kept by Thomas H. Brown's Funeral Home, 301 Gill Street, Petersburg, Virginia. This book detailed the funerals of approximately 500 African Americans during the last years of the Great Depression. The volume opens with a twenty-four page alphabetical index, listing the names of the deceased persons with the number of the page for further information about their funerals. Entries for each funeral appear in chronological...
Dates: 1935 - 1941

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