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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

The Arcadians records

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: RG 23/3/1
Content Description Typed scripts, musical score, and newspaper clipping relating to the musical The Visiting Girl, authored by Nevil G. Henshaw and Jesse B. Hull for production by the Arcadians.
Dates: 1907

Ned Berkeley Jr. and Doug Bakken correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 12/11/4
Content Description This collection contains the correspondence between Edmund "Ned" Berkeley, Jr. and Doug Bakken, two archival colleagues and close professional friends, circa 1965-1983. The correspondence is a mix of personal and professional topics but primarily focuses on their respective work in archives. Also contained are four pages of Bakken's reflections on their personal and professional relationship that he sent along with the donation of this material.
Dates: 1966-2019; Majority of material found within 1966-1983

Bessie's friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 24
Identifier: MSS 16536
Content Description This collection contains one friendship album with pink, yellow, and blue colored pages filled with verse, inscriptions, and original drawings and illustrations. The inscription at front reads: "To Bessie, Wishing her many happy returns of her birthday with love from Lena & Will, August 13, [19]08."
Dates: 1908-1911

Christine Best friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 24
Identifier: MSS 16534
Content Description This collection contains a single book with 29 pages of inscriptions, autographs, and verse dated between 1839-1841, from Hudson New York. The first inscription was written by Christine Best, owner of the album, and includes a color illustration and title, "Christine Best's Book Hudson July 22, 1839." Original black leather embossed boards, highly decorated; red leather spine with gilt decoration.
Dates: 1839-1841

Board of Visitors web crawls

 Collection — Digital_container: 1
Identifier: RG 1/1/11
Scope and Contents This web archive includes web pages about the activities of the University of Virginia Board of Visitors. Topics covered include upcoming board meetings, past meetings, public minutes, committee work, and a listing of membership and related staff. The University of Virginia Board of Visitors is composed of seventeen members who are appointed by the governor of Virginia along with one full-time student and faculty member. The Board approves policies and budget for the University of Virginia.
Dates: 2021

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

John Casteen records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 2/1/2
Content Description Records include a mix of materials with different provenance, including correspondence, awards, and other files relating to John Casteen, former president of the University of Virginia.
Dates: 1984 - 2010

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

Anna Maria Hickman Otis Mead Chalmers family papers

 Collection
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, an...
Dates: 1821 - 1897

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]

Climate Capsule journals

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 6/14/7
Content Description Twenty-seven "climate capsule" journals created as part of the 2019 Spring semester English course “Climate Fiction” taught by Professor Mary Kuhn (2019; 0.6 cubic feet). The journals consist of weekly observations and reflections from either specific routes or locations at the University of Virginia and Charlottesville, along with comments on cultural pieces regarding climate issues. The climate capsule journals are sealed until 2030.
Dates: 2019

Ralph Cohen papers and "New Literary History" records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-24/54/1.151
Content Description This collection contains the teaching, research, and personal papers of Ralph Cohen, the William R. Kenan, Jr. professor of English from the University of Virginia from 1948-2016; and the records of the "New Literary History", an international, interdisciplinary, award-winning journal that Cohen founded and edited from 1969 to 2009 at the University of Virginia. The records of the New Literary History Journal (1969-2016) (Series 1) contain correspondence, contributors' articles, proofs,...
Dates: 1948-2016

Committee on Admission of Women records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2/9/1
Content Description Committee on Admission of Women records, 1921-1968, 1.2 cubic feet, include correspondence, statistics, surveys, minutes, and reports from students, alumni, various UVA committees, and other universities. Materials relate to the shift of a UVA into a fully coeducation institution.
Dates: 1921-1968

Branch J. Epes lecture notebook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16469
Content Description This collection contains one notebook with handwritten notes on lectures at the University of Virginia Law School, with some earlier lectures during his enrollment at Hampden-Sydney College. These notes seem to be lectures on philosophy and ethics rather than law, perhaps taken at different stages of Epes's matriculation, with reference to Locke, Hobbes, Bentham, and Stewart. One early lecture may be attributed to "McGuffie" suggesting possibly William Holmes McGuffey (of McGuffey Reader...
Dates: 1850 - 1853

Bettie A. Ford friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 30, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16578
Content Description This collection contains a "The Forget Me Not Album" belonging to Bettie A. Ford, of Lynchburg, Virginia. The album contains a mix of hand-written sentiments, poems, and remembrances written to Ford. The entries are mostly signed by initial or first name and many are dated. A few of the entries have annotations with additional information about the creator. In addition to these entries, there appear to be journal type jottings, possibly written by Ford. Also included are printed poems,...
Dates: c.1857-1898

Ann Gilman album

 Collection — Box: BW 38, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16310
Content Description This collection contains the memory album of Ann Gilman. The octavo album, restored, with original light blue-green paper covered boards and new black leather spine. 71 pages, including 3 of the 5 engravings, were used for written verse and inscriptions dating from 1835-1839. Inscriptions are signed from Dover, New Hampshire and Bangor, Maine. Two inscriptiosn have small drawings. One page has a page of verse secured with pins. New front and rear end-papers. Album has 76 unnumbered pages and 5...
Dates: 1835-1839

R. E. Griffith letter

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589313]
Identifier: MSS 16209
Scope and Contents University of Virginia Medical school student R. E. Griffith letter to Dr. J. Hays in Philadelphia, PA., February 20, 1838, 0.03 cubic feet, and a handwritten address and postmarks about his studies, lectures, professors, and colleagues in the fields of psychology, pathology, and obstetrics. He mentions several people by name, including a Dr. Couch, and a Mr. Hyde, whose death had recently been "in the papers".
Dates: 1838 February 20

Henry M. Harris papers

 Collection — Box: BW 8, Folder: 1 [X031589295]
Identifier: MSS 16180
Scope and Contents Henry M. Harris papers, 1848-1948, 0.03 cubic feet includes letters and photographs of the University of Virginia. Also included are Lewis W. Cabell, J. B. Cochran, Kenneth Brown, Donald A. Harris, with either Charlottesville or UVA connections. There are also photographs of Henry M. Harris, Donald Harris, and the University of Virginia.
Dates: 1848-1948

Gessner Harrison silver spoon and handkerchief

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16685
Dates: undated, c.1828-1859

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