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Collection — Box: BW 56, Folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16752
This collection contains a holograph notebook recording the dating experiences of an unnamed young man who was most likely a University of California student during World War II. The notebook consists of 162 numbered entries of dates with several girls. Each entry documents the girls' names, places, the activity of the date, and observations about each date/girl. The diary begins May 22, 1943, and the last entry is dated March 8, 1947. The log ends with these words: " And thus I end this,...
1943 - 1947
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16614
This collection contains six notebooks of course materials and notes from Christopher J. Bright's, class of 1991, study in the MA Foreign Affairs program at the University of Virginia. Subjects include Latin America, Military in Latin America, Democracy in Latin America, and the Cold War.
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16469
This collection contains one notebook with handwritten notes on lectures at the University of Virginia Law School, with some earlier lectures during his enrollment at Hampden-Sydney College. These notes seem to be lectures on philosophy and ethics rather than law, perhaps taken at different stages of Epes's matriculation, with reference to Locke, Hobbes, Bentham, and Stewart. One early lecture may be attributed to "McGuffie" suggesting possibly William Holmes McGuffey (of McGuffey Reader...
1850 - 1853
Collection — Box: BW 51, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16741
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16640
This collection contains materials related to the work and patents of the electrical engineer William E. Hughes (1926-2020). The items include correspondence, scientific notes and works, schematics, publications, patent details, spiral notebooks, and photographs related to the work and patents of Hughes. The papers also include information on the Commonwealth Scientific Corporation, where Hughes worked, which was an industry leader in ion beam technologies and equipment, along with texts on...
Collection — Box: BW 41, Folder: ViU-2022-0090-001
Identifier: MSS 16707
This collection contains a mathematics exercise book from the mid-1800s belonging to Thomas Kern. The notebooks contains exercises and solutions for simple mathematics concepts, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Towards the end of the notebook, two pages contain longer writings of a religious nature written by Kern. The headings of each page contain many calligraphic flourishes and ornate touches. It is unclear if Kern was enrolled in a school or if this was his...
ca. 1856 - 1871
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16430
James H. Law, Jr. papers (1920-1921; 0.2 cubic feet) include correspondence, notebooks, blueprints, and exams of alumnus James H. Law, Jr. (Architecture, 1925).
Collection — Box: BW 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16080
Scope and Contents
Mary Ann Magnoni Sabbath notebook, 1836, 0.03 cubic feet, presented to Mary Ann Magnoni by her Sabbath School teacher (Mr. Bumstead) at the First Baptist Church of Boston. She used the notebook like a diary to record home prayers, church worship, and Sunday school events in 1836 when she was approximately twenty-two years old. Also included are notes about several preachers and their teachings. She mentions Reverend Adlam, Reverend Dr. Sharp, Reverend William Collier, Reverend Mr. Harthone,...
Collection — Box: MSS 16776
Identifier: MSS 16776
This collection contains six handwritten notebooks and a workbook outlining botanic observations of Bessie M. Rhoades, an orphan at the Bethany Orphanage in Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania. The collection highlights the study of science by a female student at the turn of the twentieth century.It is a personal archive detailing life inside an American orphanage during a pivotal moment in the history of child advocacy.The education provided by an orphanage could give students academic opportunities...
Identifier: MSS 16691
The first notebook covers courses on modern languages taught by Professors Maximilian Schele de Vere and [George Frederick] Holmes. Generally divided into a French and Spanish section, with an "Index Variorum," "Notes on French Idioms," and timelines of authors' lives. The second notebook covers the courses on mathematics taught by Professor Albert Taylor Bledsoe, with sections on differential calculus, integral calculus, and analytical problems. The third...
Identifier: MSS 9936
Scope and Contents
Virginia Folklore Society records (1913-1967; 22.7 cubic feet) consist chiefly of songs collected by the society's fieldworkers in the 1930s under the direction of society archivist Arthur Kyle Davis. Sheet music, folklore, newsletters and photographs are also included, as are recordings of many of the songs.Regarding boxes 6-10 and 21-24: These boxes contain the correspondence of C.A. Smith and Arthur K. Davis dealing primarily with folksong and ballad collecting. Some of this...
1905 - 2007
Collection — Box: BW 53, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16781
This collection contains one handwritten notebook from an English female student learning about botany and zoology in 1857. The notebook includes sixty-eight pages of notes and essays on plant and animal biology. The notebook cover has the handwritten signature of the original owner, Louisa Wootten (possibly Woodson or Woodrow).It is unusual for a female student to study botany and zoology in 1857 so this notebook is remarkable in that regard.The cover also notes an...
Item — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16323
Scope and Content Note:
This collection consists of three published books and one notebook. The Moral philosophy notebook and Standard Masonic Monitor have been digitized by the library.