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African Americans in Richmond organizations photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 15967
Scope and Contents African Americans in Richmond organizations photographs (1940-1959; 0.06 cubic feet) includes the Leigh Street Young Men's Christian Asssociation, Hi-Y Club, Gray Club, B and P Council, Richmond Area Youth, Interracial Seminar, Richmond Basketball, Father-son Banquets, Annual Banquets, Leigh Street Y.M.C.A. camp, [Gradale] Girls, girls playing cricket, and Baskets for the Need(y). Included is a photograph of Dr. J. W. [Banco] and Roscoe Mitchell. Photographs are from the studios of Brodnax with...

Mary Ella Parker Berkeley carte de visite and Confederate money

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 15911
Scope and Contents Mary Ella Parker Berkeley carte de visite and Confederdate money (1888; 0.03 cubic feet) consists of an image of Berkeley and some Also included is Confederate money.

Blue Ridge Farm aerial photograph

 Collection — Box: BW 7, Folder: 1 [X031589285]
Identifier: MSS 16161
Scope and Contents Blue Ridge Farm aerial photograph, 1934, a Western Albermarle County estate, inscribed "Much love from Blanche Ortman Merry Xmas 1934" totaling 0.03 cubic feet. Sepia toned photograph inscribed in black ink on the front and captioned in pencil on the verso.

Book Baskets records

 Series
Identifier: MSS 15920
Scope and Contents Records of the Book Baskets (1995-2018; 1.5 cubic feet) consists of meeting agendas, minutes, reports, news clippings, photographs, thank you letters, information on grants, contributors, and general correspondence. The collection is organized into three series.

Call family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 13421

Eugene Edward Chiles papers

 Collection
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...

Lewis M. Coleman, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16419
Scope and Contents Note The Lewis M. Coleman, Jr. papers (circa 1870-1926; 0.05 cubic feet) document Coleman's studies and travels to Richmond, VA and Charleston, SC. Collection materials include eleven letters Coleman wrote from Hanover Academy, VA to his mother Mary. Among other topics, Coleman discusses his friend Richard Henry Jesse (1853-1921), who briefly attended the University of Virginia. Collection materials also include two photographs, one of which depicts Coleman's son Lewis III among other University of...

Collection of Battle of Rio Hill papers

 Collection — Box: BW 13, Folder: 2 [X031589428]
Identifier: MSS 15898
Scope and Contents The collection of Battle of Rio Hill papers ( 1992, 0.03 cubic feet) consists chiefly of photographs and negatives and includes an image of the site of Rio Hill Shopping Center being searched for Civil War artifacts, the marker commemorating the skirmish, and the honor guard at the dedication of the marker. The collection also includes press releases, a letter from Charlottesville mayor Elizabeth "Bitsy" Waters, and an audiocassette recording of the dedication ceremony.

Colleton estate photographs

 Collection — Box: BW 20, Folder: 1 [X031688129]
Identifier: MSS 16440
Scope and Contents Note The Colleton estate photographs (circa 1890s-1910; 0.04 cubic foot) document the appearance of Colleton, a Cabell family estate in Nelson County. Materials include ten mounted photographs of the Colleton house and one photograph of the nearby James River. Colleton photograph subjects include rooms like the ballroom and library, along with a childhood portrait of Evelyn Byrd Robinson on the building's porch.The collection also contains a copy of Robinson's will, where she divides...

Joyce Crary show horse photo album

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16300
Content Description The Joyce Crary show horse photo album (1940s; 0.2 cubic feet) contains photographs labeled by hand in white ink. 10 x 13 with 35 leaves containing around 120 black and white photographs, and a few pieces of ephemera, inserted into corner mounts. Photographs feature Joyce Crary, her family, and her friends and horses at the family ranch near Chico, California. Horses and riders are shown jumping, racing, and performing trick riding of various types. One image is of Joyce, her father, and a...

Clinton K. Curtis photograph albums

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16404
Content Description The Clinton K. Curtis photograph albums (1880s; 0.5 cubic feet) contain 76 photographs (albumen prints, most mounted, some hand-colored, probably commercially produced and sold) of views and people in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Thailand, and Burma, collected by U.S. Navy officer Clinton K. Curtis.

Farm life photograph album

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16301
Scope and Contents The Farm Life photograph album (1910s; 0.2 cubic feet) depicts many children and family members with farm animals, mostly horses, but cats, dogs, chickens, and one elephant also appear in the images.One image depicts a horse wearing a covering labeled "Tom Mix's Tony". This is presumably Tony the Wonder Horse, the famous film companion of silent-film western star Tom Mix. Another image contains a street sign suggesting that this farm may have been located on or near...

Francis H. Fife papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 16075
Scope and Contents The Francis H. Fife papers (1947-2015; 168.4 cubic feet) document the personal and professional life of Mr. Fife with an emphasis on his civic and community interests. Types of materials include reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, memoranda, journals, and some family documents. The collection is organized into three series: Oak Lawn 1, Oak Lawn 2, and Westview.Please note, the file titles in this collection have been transcribed. The file titles were created by Mr. Fife or...

Geology of the Narrows Region, Virginia, typed manuscript

 Collection — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1 [X031660929]
Identifier: MSS 16449
Scope and Contents Note Geology of the Narrows Region, Virginia typed manuscript (1920s; 0.03 cubic feet)is a manuscript by Elizabeth Barbara Mohr.

George family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 13543
Scope and Contents The collection (1816-1963; 1 document box) contains receipts and miscellaneous papers of several businesses owned by the George family in Charlottesville, Virginia. The papers also contain correspondence between family members and friends, including James Alexander, publisher of the Jeffersonian Republican. There are also family photographs taken by Charlottesville photographers, and several photographs of buildings and streets in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Hampton, Virginia aerial photographs

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589177]
Identifier: MSS 15958
Scope and Contents Hampton, Virginia aerial photographs (1921; 0.03 cubic feet)were taken by the United States Army in 1921.

Nunnally Johnson collection of Nathalia Crane papers

 Collection — Box: BW 15, Folder: 1 [X030899232]
Identifier: MSS 16374
Scope and Contents The Nunnally Johnson collection of Nathalia Crane papers (1923-1926; 0.03 cubic feet) collection contains correspondence of Nunnally Johnson relating to Nathalia Crane, a child author whose authenticity was questioned. There are 14 letters from Nathalia Crane to Nunnally Johnson; 1 letter from HM Crist to Johnson, and 1 letter from Clarence Crane. Also included is a typescript poem "The First Writer," two photographs of Crane, and one graphite self-portrait by Crane.

Sir Fitzroy Maclean papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 11487
Scope and Contents Note This Fitzroy Maclean papers consist (1827-1996; 44 cubic feet) of the professional and personal papers of Scottish soldier, diplomat, politician, author, and traveler, Sir Fitzroy Hew Maclean (1911-1996) of Dunconnel. It includes correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, typescripts, newspaper and magazine articles, book reviews, lectures, speeches, photographs, memorabilia, and research material pertaining to his military, diplomatic, political and literary career as well as family and personal...