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Lu Ann Cates papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16581
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1972 - 1974

Cedar Hall papers and Vance/Allen architectural drawings

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-15730
Scope and Contents

This collection of Cedar Hall papers and Vance/Allen architectural drawings of about 17 drawings, 100 items, one half-size legal document box, and .04 cubic feet contains information about the Darling family, and their historic home, Cedar Hall.

Dates: 1900-1940

Anna Maria Hickman Otis Mead Chalmers family papers

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Identifier: MSS 4966
Scope and Contents The papers of Anna Maria (Campbell Hickman) Otis Mead Chalmers (1809-1891) and her family offer a deep look into a 19th century American family with a sharp focus on enslaved and formerly enslaved persons. The collection documents the life of a young, widowed woman, Anna Maria Mead Chalmers, who was the granddaughter of General William Hull (1753-1825). She was a mother of four children and became a businesswoman in Richmond, Virginia. She was a writer, an editor of the Southern Churchmen,...
Dates: 1821 - 1897

Warren Chappell papers

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Identifier: MSS 10204
Content Description These additions of MSS 10204 Warren Chappell papers contain letters, drawings, photographs, ephemera, and publications documenting the life and work of Warren Chappell from roughly 1929 to 2000. Janet Anderson, Shelah Kane Scott, and Calvin Otto were recipients and owners of the collections. The bulk of the collection is correspondence with colleagues, family, and friends including his wife Lydia Chappell. There is significant amounts of correspondence with Rafael Fernandez, Curator of...
Dates: 1929-2000

Charles E. Kellogg-James Joyce collection

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Identifier: MSS 13655

H. G. Charles, Charles L. Pollock, and Slaughter W. Ficklin letters

 Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589272]
Identifier: MSS 16124
Scope and Contents H. G. Charles, Charles L. Pollock, and Slaughter W. Ficklin letters, 1831, 1847, and [1861], .03 cubic feet consisting of University of Virginia students letters about student life, exams, and the [Alexander Galt] statue of Thomas Jefferson. H. G. Charles writes to his brother in Darlington Court House, South Carolina six years after the university began classes, and makes reference to a Peter Bacon, presumably another University of Virginia student.Charles L. Pollock...
Dates: 1831; 1847; [1861]

Charlottesville and Albemarle County photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-5606
Dates: circa 1918, 1954-1958

Charlottesville City Schools collection

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Identifier: MSS 2486
Scope and Contents The collection includes school census materials for the following years: 1910, 1915, 1916, 1920, 1925, 1930, 1935, 1940. The census materials are separated into the categories of Black children, with the term "colored" used on the forms, and White children. Census materials may also include the child's name and birth date; the names, addresses and occupations of parents or guardians; the child's school attendance status and literacy level (e.g. "unable to read"); and a child's...
Dates: 1890-1945

Charlottesville Woolen Mills records

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Identifier: MSS 16353
Scope and Contents Charlottesville Woolen Mills, Charlottesville, VA. Business records, 1868-1956. Incorporated 1868 by H.C. Marchant; operated until 1962.This collection is comprised of ledgers, papers, artifacts, a map, and a panoramic photograph. It is divided into two series: Business Records and Miscellaneous. The first series, Business Records contains ledgers and business related paperwork, such as correspondence and legal documetns. The second series, Miscellaneous, contains the remaining...
Dates: 1868-1956

Thomas Chatterton poems (under the persona of Thomas Rowley (Rowlie), priest of St. John's in the city of Bristol, and Father Confessor to Mr. William Canyng, founder of St. Mary Redcliffe Church).

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16373
Scope and Contents

Thomas Chatterton poems that he actually wrote in 1771 even though he signed them Thomas Rowley and was claiming to be a 15th century monk writing medieval poetry. The collection consists of two notebooks of poems possibly transcribed by Chatterton and including "Elinor and Juga".

Dates: 1771

Jean Cynthia Cheatham family papers

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Identifier: MSS 16387
Scope and Contents Note

Jean Cynthia Cheatham family papers (1852-2012; 1 cubic foot) contains genealogy information, military papers, photographs, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1852-2012

Chestnuts manuscript newspaper

 Collection — Box: BW 51, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16743
Content Description This collection consists of 26 handwritten amateur newspapers titled "Chestnuts,"by a group of ten girls calling themselves "WG's," the Woodfords Girls, who lived in the Woodfords neighborhood of Portland, Maine. It is likely they attended Deering High School, as the initials DHS appear several times. The newspapers contain original poetry, personals, advertisements, and editorials. Some include several small ink sketches. A few of the issues include riddles, local crime and fake...
Dates: 1888-1889

Child scroll of cartoons

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MSS 16740
Content Description This collection contains a scroll of cartoon characters drawn by an unknown child, likely from sometime in the 1940s to the 1950s. The manila paper scroll is 3.25 inches in width and approximately 70 feet long. The outward-facing side of the scroll has about 250 individual illustrations depicting mid-century characters like Elmer Fudd, Dick Tracey, Archie, Popeye, and Donald Duck, as well as other characters from comic books, Sunday strips, television, and movies. The reverse is blank. The...
Dates: undated, c. 1940-1950

Eugene Edward Chiles papers

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Identifier: MSS 14439
Scope and Contents Note Eugene Edward Chiles papers, (3 cubic feet, 1915-1922) contain love letters from his girlfriend, Eugenie O'Neill who is traveling in European circles with wealthy and or famous acquaintances, while he is working as a realtor in Pittsburgh, PA. and Stephens City, Virginia, after the war. Her letters mostly describe her feelings for him and mention (briefly) famous places, people, and events from the Twenties. Topics consist of post war conditions, unemployment, strikes, feminism, racism, and...
Dates: 1915-1922

Chisholm Foundation collection on Frank Gardiner Wisner

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Identifier: MSS 16333
Scope and Contents

Chisholm Foundation collection on Frank Gardiner Wisner (1900-2001; 2 cubic feet) consists of letters, newspaper clippings,scrapbooks, and photographs from the life of Frank Gardiner Wisner including his intelligence career, track achievements and scholarship at the University of Virginia, 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles, and his family.

Dates: 1909 - 1997

Hazel Dorothea Christopher Reminiscences

 Collection — Box: BW 56, Folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16753
Content Description This collection contains one handmade and illustrated memoir of Hazel Dorothea Christopher, a child from Brooklyn, New York, from the late 1930s. The book is told in the third person and has four chapters: "A Look Backward", "Childhood", "School Days", and "The Future." "A Look backward" explores her parents and grandparents, particularly the youthful seafaring exploits of her Norwegian grandfather. "Childhood" starts with Hazel's birth and her very early life to the age of six. "School...
Dates: 1936

Civil War Battle of Cold Harbor letter

 Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589350]
Identifier: MSS 16242
Scope and Contents

Civil War Battle of Cold Harbor letter, 1864, 0.03 cubic feet, written on a single sheet in pencil. The letter describes the gruesome aftermath of the battle on his regiment. Typed transcript is included.

Dates: 1864

Civil War letter

 Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589351]
Identifier: MSS 16243
Scope and Contents

Civil War letter written from the homefront, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1865, March 26, 0.03 cubic feet, "Jennie C" laments about the recent weather of snow and cold and talks aobut her studies and her love of school. She discusses daily activities and notes that her cousin is " having a gay time, going to parties and balls" in Salisbury, and that her own life is quite dreary lately with bad weather, bad food, and the cruel war.

Dates: 1864 March 26

Civil War patriotic envelopes scrapbook

 Collection — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16455
Content Description

A scrapbook containing 670 unused Civil war patriotic envelopes with decorative designs, some printed in multiple colors, and eight Confederate engraved banknotes, all pasted down onto the scrapbook leaves.

Dates: 1861-1865

James Albert Clark letter

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589197]
Identifier: MSS 15983
Scope and Contents

This collection of a James Albert Clark letter to Dr. Babitt is 0.03 cubic feet, and is dated August, 1892 about the genealogy of the Carter family. Included is a transcript of the letter which was written on 'Free Quill' letterhead to Dr. Babbitt in Cooperstown, New York. Clark is editor and publisher of the 'Free Quill,' in Laurel, Maryland.

Dates: 1892 August

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