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John Barber papers

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Identifier: MSS 16530
Content Description This collection contains the personal art library and papers of the artist and educator John Barber (1893-1965). The collection contains correspondence, clippings, photographs, slides, exhibition catalogues and brochures, biographical information, books, and engraving plates for Christmas cards. These materials document primarily the professional life of John Barber but also includes some of his personal life. There are letters from Hollywood actors Vincent Price who was an art collector and...
Dates: Circa 1910-1999

Brig Milford of Baltimore ship passport

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16477
Content Description This collection contains a ship passport issued to the brig "Milford" of Baltimore, authorizing the ship to load its cargo at Port Republican, Santo Domingo. It was issued under the authority of Toussaint Louverture as the Général en chef de l' Armeé de San-Domingue, a position in which he had recently been confirmed by the newly-installed First Consul, Napoleon Bonaparte. This document gives permission for the six-gun brig Milford of Baltimore, under Captain Littleton Waters, to load her cargo...
Dates: 1800 January 23

Lewis M. Dabney III papers on Edmund Wilson; William Faulkner and the Yoknapatawpha; and Crystal Ross and John Dos Passos.

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Identifier: MSS 16566
Content Description The Lewis M. Dabney III papers consist of manuscripts, notes, transcripts, articles, reviews, personal journals, bibliographic sources, audio cassettes, and compact discs, relating primarily to his research on the life and works of Edmund Wilson, an American writer and critic in the twentieth century. In addition to copies and transcripts of Wilson's writing journals, there is correspondence across a large network of intimate relationships, friends, and acquaintances of Wilson. The...
Dates: 1895 - 2005

Gregory A. Prince Mormon Studies Collection

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Identifier: MSS 16540
Content Description As described by an independent appraiser, "The Gregory A. Prince collection of 12,000 plus items, is a treasure trove of Mormon history and research and unlike many private libraries of high-spots or narrow focuses, this collection offers a wide view of the LDS Church and the Mormon experience writ large, from its foundations to the present with a focus on the structural changes that the LDS Church undertook beginning in the twentieth century (roughly beginning at the time of the issuance of...
Dates: circa 1813-2020

John Henry Timberlake University of Virginia student notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16691
Content Description 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 notebook,...
Dates: 1854-1858