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Alderman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS14818

Alicia Wertenbaker Flynn letters

 Collection — Box: BW 26, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: MSS 16514
Content Description

This collection contains approximately forty-three letters to and from Alicia Middleton Wertenbaker Freeman Flynn. Correspondence include writings from her sons, Charles and John, in regards to Black Mountain College and their studies and artwork; writings from her second husband, John Rodney, the American actor; letters from Alicia to her mother, Alice DeLancy Girardeau. Also included are other family-related letters and Charlottesville receipts.

Dates: 1930 - 1944

John F. Allen letter

 Collection — Box: BW 15, Folder: 1 [X030899212]
Identifier: MSS 16358

[Rheuben Allen] photograph album, 1st Balloon Squadron, Fort Sill, Oklahoma

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16220
Scope and Contents Photograph album of [Rheuben Allen] who could be from the Comanche tribe or African American], consists of approximately 120 black and white photographs taken in and around Fort Sill, Oklahoma where [Allan] was a member of the U.S. Army Air Corps 1st Balloon Squadron.The album is covered in patterned black cloth and stamped "1st Balloon Squadron, Fort Sill, Oklahoma" in gold on the front cover.There are also some photographs at the end of the album of bases in New Mexico,...
Dates: 1935-1943

Alpha Kappa Alpha scrapbook

 Record Group — Ledger: 1
Identifier: RG 23/4/25
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1974-1975

Amanda's commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 39, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16549
Scope and Contents

Amanda's commonplace book album consists of 13 pages used for inscriptions and verse, a majority of them with the location "Germantown [PA]." Amanda's full name is not known.

Dates: 1873 - 1875

Amate bark paper manuscript Tratamiento de una ofrenda pura pedir la lluvia

 File — Box: BW 34, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16552
Scope and Contents

Handmade codex titled "Tratamiento de una ofrenda para pedir la lluvia."

Dates: 1978-08-10

Ambrose Henkel letters to Carrie V. Flinn

 Collection
Identifier: MSS13914
Dates: 1897-12-1901-06

Amelia's friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 34, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16550
Content Description

Amelia's memory album and book of handwritten verse, approximately 6.5" x 4.75" brown leather bound with gilt decorated borders on covers and title on spine. It has marbled end papers. There are 46 pages used for inscriptions, verse, and literature, with a few dates in the range of 1823-1832.

Dates: 1823-1833

American Rhododendron Society Records

 Collection
Identifier:  MSS 10553
Content Description This collection consists of the records of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society. Correspondence, minutes, newsletters, and photographs pertaining to various activities of the chapter. The additions to this collection include information about regional chapters other than the Mid-Atlantic Chapter.A major portion of the records deals with the administration of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter, such as the election of officers, finances,...
Dates: 1927 - 2022

Amherst County Virginia subscription list

 Collection — Box: BW 23, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16475
Content Description This collection consists of five pages of names and amounts of money to pledge support for the Confederate Army in the early stages of the Civil War. The title page says, "The undersigned promise and bind themselves to pay on demand to T.W. Dillard, Henry Loving, Samuel Richeson, John B. Wheeler, William Kent and John D. Davis the sums severally annexed to their respective names to be expended under the direction of Amherst County Court in equipping the volunteers from the said county under...
Dates: 13 August 1861

Amherst County, Virginia Tax Ledgers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-16467
Content Description This collection consists of two large manuscript volumes of tax records for Amherst, Virginia from 1819 to 1820, bound in leather. These ledger's identify enslavers and taxes paid for unnamed enslaved laborers among other things. Each volume lists hundreds of taxpayer names on the left side with comments about payments on the right. An alphabetical index in the front of each volume lists the page on which each name appears on the page in the volume, referring to tax transactions. The amount...
Dates: 1819-1820

Mary Ann Ankrim friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 4, Folder: 1 [X031589236]
Identifier: MSS 16071
Scope and Contents

Friendship album, Mary Ann Ankrim, 0.03 cubic feet, 1833, Jennersville, Pennsylvania. The album has a calligraphy title page and other pages with numerous rhyming verses, dated and signed, some with locations. Of added note are 2 pencil sketches, a pen and ink drawing and a watercolor.

Dates: 1833

Anne Spencer Speaks: Images in the Garden collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS14986
Scope and Contents The collection consists of files and media, ca. 800 items (4 Hollinger boxes, ca. 8.5 linear feet), circa 1985-1996, relating to the creation and performance of Anne Spencer Speaks : Images in the Garden which was composed and directed by Esther M. Olin and choreographed by Betty Sue Moehlenkamp. The collection includes research files, correspondence, contracts and release forms, programs, publicity materials, news clippings,...
Dates: 1985-1996

Anonymous dating diary

 Collection — Box: BW 56, Folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16752
Content Description 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,...
Dates: 1943 - 1947

Anonymous handmade book

 Collection — Box: BW 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16491
Content Description

This collection contains one original typed humerous in a handmade book. The book is bound with a faded silk tie at the spine, and made up of clippings, magazine pages, typed pages, and illustrations. A humorous epistolary story, it is told by a soldier stationed at Camp Lee outside Petersburg, Va., who falls in love with the voice of a woman who sells him a book over the phone from the longtime local booksellers T. S. Beckwith & Co.

Dates: c. 1919

Apex Beauty College records

 Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589357]
Identifier: MSS 16253
Scope and Contents

Apex Beauty College records, 1936-1970, 0.03 cubic feet, includes 10 black and white photographs of students of the college, one draft of a business portfoilio and other information about the school. Photographs are stamped Scott L. Henderson (photographer).

Dates: 1936-1970

Martha J. Applegate leaves of friendship book

 Collection — Box: BW 11, Folder: 1 [X031589371]
Identifier: MSS 16282
Scope and Contents

Martha J. Applegate leaves of friendship book,1850's, 0.03 cubic feet, in original brown boards with blind stamped decoration, all edges gilt and title is on a round blue background with gilt border. Elaborate gilt spine. It is signed at the front, "Miss Mattie Applegate"

Dates: 1850's

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