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Record Group — Ledger: 1
Identifier: RG 23/4/25
Scrapbook of the Theta Kappa Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (1974-1975; 0.10 cubic feet). Album contains photographs, flyers, certificates, and other ephemera.
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16581
This collection contains photographs, personal letters, coursework, notebook, forms and surveys for new students, directory and schedule, and other university specific items of Lu Ann Cates, a 1978 graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia.
1972 - 1974
Record Group — Multiple Containers
Committee on Admission of Women records, 1921-1968, 1.2 cubic feet, include correspondence, statistics, surveys, minutes, and reports from students, alumni, various UVA committees, and other universities. Materials relate to the shift of a UVA into a fully coeducation institution.
Collection — Box: BW 20, Folder: 1
This collection contains "The Star" 1924 yearbook for ‘Grade 7B,’ handwritten by Buckingham County teacher, Mary Elizabeth Glover. Each page has a student's name and quotes and comments about them. Many pages include a small photograph of the child named.
Identifier: MSS 16806
This collection contains the four documetnary style episodes of the Gritty Women podcast series, by Giovana Benatto de Oliveira, and one audio file of an interview used to create the episodes. Each episode includes segments of interviews conducted by the podcast’s creator. The podcast explores the history, and legal, political, and social context of UVA's coeducation, and balances both scholarly and personal perspectives through interviews with both scholars and...
2020-08-25 - 2021-05-23
Identifier: MSS 16583
This collection contains recordings, notes, forms, consent waivers, and photographs relating to the start of co-education at the University of Virginia. The bulk of the collection are audiovisual files maintained on audio cassettes, DVDs, CDs, and a flash drive, documenting three different events related to co-education. The first is a garden party for the first graduated class of women held in 2004 for their 30th reunion. Women were encouraged to come to a microphone to share their...
1970s - 2010s
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...
Collection — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16669
This collection contains a letter from a young woman, either Lucy or Ella Winston, to her mother, Martha A. Winston. The letter, unsigned, describes her travel to and her experience of the Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute. The Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute, chartered in 1837, was the first college for women in Virginia and was attended by both Winston sisters. In the letter, the writer describes the sisters' trip to the institute, shares her first impressions, comments on...
February 16, 1852
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 23/3
Scope and Contents
The collection contains two minute books and three folders of loose papers taken from the minute books, a copy of the Constitution of the Women's Students Association, a letter from Dean of Women Robert Hollingsworth and Peggy Thompson, Acting President, to the Women Students of the University of Virginia, 1946, enclosing a copy of the Constitution, and explaining various regulations and describing organizations that welcome women, and in what capacity. It also includes papers regarding...
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...
Identifier: RG 3/11/2
Program handbooks, educational guides, brochures, newspaper and magazine articles, scrapbooks, promotional materials, photographs, CDs, stickers, T-shirts, and other ephemera of the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP) (2003-2018; 2.3 cubic feet). Materials relate to global and regional activities of the YWLP.