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Collection — Box: BW 37, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16617
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
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
Identifier: MSS 14250
Scope and Content Note: The collection contains tintypes, cabinet cards, cartes-de-visite and photographs chiefly from studios in Staunton, Va. Studios in Bridgewater, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Lynchburg, and Richmond are also represented. Among the few identified subjects are Friends at Olivet Church, Staunton, Va.; D[avid] V. Ruckman Home, Long Glade, Va.; William Bedford Campbell, David Van Meter Ruckman, II, children of Uncle Glen Ruckman, Pauline Ruckman, James Buxton Perry, Sam Ruckman, Glen Huston Byrd,...