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Alpha Kappa Alpha scrapbook

 Record Group — Flat_Box: 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

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 likely some earlier lectures during his enrollment at Hampden-Sydney College. These notes seem to be on 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. An early lecture may be attributed to "McGuffie" suggesting possibly William Holmes McGuffey (of McGuffey...
Dates: 1850 - 1853

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

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

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

Harriet S. Rowley commonplace books

 Collection — Box: BW 23, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: MSS-16472
Content Description This collection consists of three commonplace books belonging to Harriet "Hatty" S. Rowley, of Utica, New York. Three commonplace books belonging to Harriet "Hatty" S. Rowley, Utica, NY. The books are nicknamed the Books of Wisdom and ignorance in part because one notebook was titled "Ignorance Book," by Rowley, while the other two books were labeled with the following note, “Aunt Harriet’s books of wisdom.” These books hold recordings of quotes from famous authors and orators of the late 19th...
Dates: 1872 - 1888

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

Ravindra S. Khare papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16428
Content Description Ravindra S. Khare papers (1938-2017; 13.40 cubic feet) include correspondence, course notes and syllabi, meeting minutes and agendas, reprints, and drafts of articles related to Ravindra S. Khare, Professor of Anthropology, and Khare's teaching, research, and service. In particular, the materials document international commission work, UVA committees, and Khare's teaching and research on social inequalities, globalization, the anthropology of food, and social and political topics and movements...
Dates: 1936-2017

James H. Law, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16430
Content Description James H. Law, Jr. papers (1920-1921; 0.2 cubic feet) include correspondence, notebooks, blueprints, and exams of alumnus James H. Law, Jr. (Architecture, 1925).
Dates: 1920-1921

Charles McCoy letter

 Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589278]
Identifier: MSS 16140
Scope and Contents Charles McCoy letter (1839; 0.03 cubic feet) is a six page, hand-written letter from University of Virginia student Charles McCoy about family, friends, activities at the University of Viginia, including students and professor Albert Taylor Bledsoe and professor Mankin.
Dates: 1839

Miller Center Committee on Public Affairs Research records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 33/1/4
Content Description Catalogs, charts, pamphlets and proposals relating to various institutes and centers of study in Virginia (1957-1988; 1.3 cubic feet).
Dates: 1957-1988

Miller Center Historical file

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 33/1/2
Scope and Contents Correspondence, proposals, initial governing documents, and other information from the Miller Center’s founding and first decades of existence (1966-2001; 0.8 cubic feet).
Dates: 1966-2001

Miller Center Quarterly reports

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 33/1/3
Scope and Contents Miller Center Quarterly reports (1976-2003; 2 cubic feet) includes correspondence, memos, budgets, and reports relating to yearly expenditures, the Center’s goals as an institution, Governing Council meetings, and political events.
Dates: 1976-2003

Mollie Virginia Rinker album

 Collection — Box: BW 23, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16471
Content Description This collection contains a friendship album for Mollie Virginia Rinker of Leesburg, Louden County, Virginia. The album contains poems, drawings, sentiments and tokens of affection compiled mostly during the Civil War and just after. The final page in the album is damaged; an image or text was cut from the book leaving a large hole in the page.
Dates: 1864 - 1890

Henry Andrew Peckham letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16103
Scope and Contents Henry Andrew Peckham letters from 1944-1946, 0.015 cubic feet, consist of transcripts of his letters to his parents during his service in the United States Navy.
Dates: 1944-1946

Peer Advisor Program records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 18/9/2
Content Description Correspondence, programs, brochures, speeches and essays, photographs, publications, and reports documenting the Peer Advisor Program of the Office of African American Affairs (1989-2019; 1 cubic feet). Materials relate to the founding and activities of the Peer Advisor Program, including the program's leadership under Associate Dean of the Office of African-American Affairs Sylvia Terry.
Dates: 1989-2019

Charles Shoffner slides

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15676

University of Virginia History Reference file

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 12/11/23
Scope and Contents Pamphlets, brochures, programs, and other printed materials collected by Library staff and arranged by various subjects as a ready reference file (ca. 1920-2016; 4.5 cubic feet).
Dates: ca. 1920-2016

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