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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.
Photocopies relating to the case of Westmoreland v. CBS and memorabilia.
The DeWitt Clinton Gallaher scrapbook and diary transcript (1863-1925; 0.25 cubic feet) consists of a travel diary of New England and Europe (1869-1870), chronology of Civil War battles (October 1863- April 1865) and an album of newspaper clippings on general topics including the University of Virginia and Professor Basil Gildersleeve (1915-1925). The transcript of his travel diary contains vivid descriptions of his travels.
The Grover family papers (1825-1917; 0.04 cubic feet) also includes papers from the Watts and Harris families. This collection contains receipts, a deed of gift for enslaved people (Dolly, and children Nancy, Elvira, and James from Mary Harris to Rosa M. N. Harris, circa 1845-47), a newspaper clipping of Preston Watt, and ration books of Bettie and William Grover. The papers came in a fabric packet stamped, “The Virginia Fire and Marine Insurance Co. of Richmond, VA” which is included.
Inventory of the Personal Papers and Official Records from the International Military Tribunal in the Far East, Created and Collected by G. Carrington Williams, 1945-1948
Inventory of the Personal Papers of Frank S. Tavenner and Official Records from the International Military Tribunal for the Far East
The Nunnally Johnson collection of Nathalia Crane papers (1923-1926; 0.03 cubic feet) collection contains correspondence of Nunnally Johnson relating to Nathalia Crane, a child author whose authenticity was questioned. There are 14 letters from Nathalia Crane to Nunnally Johnson; 1 letter from HM Crist to Johnson, and 1 letter from Clarence Crane. Also included is a typescript poem "The First Writer," two photographs of Crane, and one graphite self-portrait by Crane.
Newspaper clippings and photocopies regarding Anna Manahan who lived in Charlottesville, Virginia and purported to be Anastasia Nikolaevna, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.
Marion Nolan and Ruth Ferguson collection on Charlottesville/ Albemarle Foundation for the Encouragement of the Arts
E. H. Moon ledger, 1830-1834, 0.04 cubic feet, belongs to a merchant in Scotsville, Va. and contains approximately 100 pages, including handwritten entries relating to store purchases, and slaves, and about 20 pages of newspaper clippings.
Norfolk Poet's Club Records (1912-1983; 2 cubic feet) include manuscripts of Josephine Johnson and Margaret Haley Carpenter; and correspondence of Mary Sinton Leitch, Josephine Johnson, Julia Johnson Davis, and William Stanley Braithwaite. There are also press releases, newspaper clippings, printed items, and scrapbooks about these poets and editors and their colleagues as well as their poetry and the creative writing process.
The Stella Pratt scrapbook (1883-1894; 0.4 cubic feet) contains correspondence, clippings, printed material, invitations, sketches, flowers, ribbons, photos, and a sketch of Stella herself. Pratt is from Longwood, Massachusetts, a neighborhood within Brookline.
The collection consists of bound volumes, journals, daybooks, and notebooks belonging to John Scott, Richard Marshall Scott,Sr., Richard Marshall Scott,Jr., James L. Gunnell, and Dr. Francis M. Gunnell, and a photograph album belonging to Sarah Louise Rittenhouse. Other materials include printed articles about the Bush Hill plantation,a copy of a book, "The Battles of Aldie, Middleburg and Upperville," and genealogical charts, tables and notes.
Professional papers pertaining to labor law. This collection contains case files and annual reports from Public Review Board of the United Auto Workers (1971-1987); public employee rights; documents on the ILO and the United States S withdrawal from the organization; correspondence, miscellaneous files and published materials.
Small collection of historical importance to the history of the University of Virginia School of Law. Contains teaching materials, legal documents, correspondence and some memorabilia.