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John McKnight Brayton diary

 Collection — Box: BW 12, Folder: 1 [X031589385]
Identifier: MSS 16309
Scope and Contents John McKnight Brayton diary, 1865 April-May, 0.03 cubic feet, while he was serving with the United States Christian Commission in devastated Richmond. Brayton's job included supplying wounded soldiers with bibles, crutches, paper, food, and other necessities, which is detailed in his diary. He also wrote letters for the soldiers to their family members and they are included at the end of the diary. There are descriptions of Brayton's trip to Richmond and the scenery as his boat neared the...
Dates: 1865

The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative ephemera and zine collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16546
Content Description This collection contains a collection of ephemera and zines that were available in repurposed newspaper boxes outside The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative in Charlottesville, Virginia. These items were gathered in intervals throughout the COVID-19 pandemic from 2020 to 2021. These include personal and political zines by Laura Lee Gulledge, Mala Leche, and the rasquache collective; informational fliers about defunding the police and policing, Black Lives Matter, and actions against white...
Dates: 2020 - 2021

Brig Milford of Baltimore ship passport

 Item — Box: BW 19, Folder: ViU-2020-0051-001
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...
Dates: 1800 January 23

Christopher Bright notebooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16614
Content Description

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.

Dates: c. 1990

Sarah A. C. Brown manuscript

 Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589275]
Identifier: MSS 16133
Scope and Contents

Sarah A. C. Brown manuscript (1851-1855; 0.03 cubic feet) includes copies of poetry, and cheerful passages belonging to Sarah Brown.

Dates: 1851-1855

Stonewall J. Brown composition

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589326]
Identifier: MSS 16230
Scope and Contents

Stonewall J. Brown compositon on obedience for Literary Society, dated 1885, February 15 but postmarked 1904 Feburary 24, consists of 0.03 cubic feet, and is a compositon handwritten on a single sheet of paper about obedience for boys and addressed to Mrs. Columbia Elizabeth Brown at Miller School, Mount Fair, Virginia

Dates: 1885, 1904

Barbara Colquhoun Trigg Brown Fight for Freedom scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 6213
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, clippings, handouts and membership lists. The volumes chronicle the formation and activities of the Virginia Fight for Freedom Committee, an organization which combatted isolationism and supported the Allied war effort before the U.S. entry. Correspondents include Richard Evelyn Byrd, Virginius Dabney, Carter Glass, Francis Pickens Miller, Claude Pepper, and Dave Edward Satterfield.

Dates: 1941

George Buckston Browne collection on Down House

 Collection — Box: BW 33, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: MSS 16562

Lottie E. Browne memory album

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16563

S. E. Brownell letter to Albert Gallatin Remington

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589328]
Identifier: MSS 16233
Scope and Contents S. E. Brownell letter to Albert Gallatin Remington regarding gathering material for the first and only number of the New York Quarterly Review, December 29, 1851, and an itemized bill of John P. Prall, book and job printer in New York for the first 500 copies printed, February 11, 1852, 0.03 cubic feet. The literary journal was short lived and folded after the first number. The letter from Brownell to the editor Remington, shows that the author is agitated over the article, mentions his work...
Dates: 1851 December 29

Bruce Kennett photographs of Bremo; Enslaved Housing at Carters Grove, and other projects

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16826
Content Description This collection contains photographs and negatives of subjects and properties for projects of photographer Bruce Kennett. Most of the images are of Bremo, John Hartwell Cocke's nineteenth-century home. Kennett was invited to photograph the property, and much of Kennett's work was included in a monograph titled "Birth of a Virginia Plantation House: The Design and Building of Bremo." Also included are images of Carter's Grove Housing (quarters) for Enslaved People in Colonial...
Dates: 1989 - 2012

Lucy Bruce friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 34, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16547
Content Description

A ladies album belonging to Lucy Bradbury Bruce of Worcester County, Massachusetts which contains five engraved plates, sentiments from friends and family, three calligraphy drawings, and a watercolor theorem of a rose. Most of the well wishes are signed and dated, and many include locations. Predominately the locations and many of the signers are women including two of her sisters.

Dates: 1853 - 1868

William Cullen Bryant letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6244

William Bryant Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: ViU2024-0067_001
Identifier: MSS 16839
Content Description This collection contains one scrapbook belonging to William Bryant of Little Rock, Arkansas. Bryant, son of a physician and an African American, attended the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama between 1936 and 1939, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. The scrapbook is notable as it is made from thick wooden boards, metal hinges and bound with two long screws and wingnuts. The front cover artfully has the title inlaid in wood reading "Tuskegee Inst. 39." The...
Dates: 1936-1939

John Newton Buck papers

 Collection — Box: BW 34, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: MSS 16545
Content Description This collection consists of forty-two letters primarily from John Newton Buck to his son, Walker Davison Buck, starting in December 1866 and ending in April 1873. There is one letter to John signed by "sister Catherine" and maybe the same women referred throughout the letters as “Aunt Cathie” throughout the letters. The letters are written from towns in Virginia and Maryland. Walker Davison Buck was a young boy when he received these letters; the letters cover his youth from the age of...
Dates: December 14, 1866 - April 17, 1873

Annie C. Buckley album

 Collection — Box: BW 49, Folder: 1/1
Identifier: MSS 16715
Content Description

Annie C. Buckley Album of Memory with gift inscription from her father dated Christmas 1857. The album includes multiple entries from Annie's friends and relations, many of which are dated 1858, Easton. Most of the entries are in verse form about friendship, memory, and in some cases death. Most appear to be original, not copied from printed works. There are 11 entries.

Dates: 1857 - 1858

James Buford estate sale list

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589421]
Identifier: MSS 15962
Scope and Contents

James Buford estate sale list (1797; 0.03 cubic feet) contains a list of Buford's assests in Lunenburg, Virginia. The list mention the sale of six enslaved people, along with cattle and furniture.

Dates: 1797

Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands orders

 Collection — Box: BW 41, Folder: ViU-2020-0064-001
Identifier: MSS 16726
Content Description This collection contains four items from the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands in Virginia. It consists of three written and signed orders and one printed circular detailing the rudimentary justice system to be established (September 27, 1865). Two of the orders are addressed to Lieutenant Thomas W. Goring (1840-1926) of New Hamburg, New York who was serving as the assistant superintendent in the Freedman Bureau (both dated October 10, 1865). One order, sent from...
Dates: 1865 September-October

John William Burke letter

 Collection — Box: BW 28, Folder: 1 [X032669073]
Identifier: MSS 16512
Content Description

This collection contains an autograph letter signed "J.W. Burke, agt" on illustrated Depository letterhead, naming Burke as "Agent." One page in full to Messers G. & C. Merriam, informing them that any payments on debt owed by the Methodist Book Depository will have to wait until the end of the Civil War.

Dates: 29 April 1861

Burmese manuscript

 Collection — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16564
Content Description

48 panels with text or illustrations on both sides. Written in either Tai Khuen or Tai Lue, two very similar scripts. The speakers of these languages are found in northern Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. This manuscript appears to have come from Myanmar, and contains protective mantras and yantra designs for candles.

Dates: 1800s

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