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Frances Eleanor Poole commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 28, Folder: 1 [X032669072]
Identifier: MSS 16511
Content Description

This collection contains a commonplace book written in by Frances Eleanor "Fannie" Poole and her classmates at the Frederick Female Seminary in Maryland. The book includes a frontispiece, engraved title page, and additional plates. Poole wrote "this side up," beneath her inscription, but the binding is upside down. Poole died at the age of nineteen in 1860, four years after the last dated entry in the book. The book has heavy foxing on the plates and pages were torn from the book.

Dates: 1854 - 1856

Mary Ann Pratt friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 51, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16763
Content Description This collection contains a friendship album belonging to Mary Ann Pratt (1813-c.1880), of Livonia, New York. The bulk of the entries are from 1830 to 1832 and appear to be from her local friends from the surrounding towns of Mt. Morris, and Dansville. The entries mostly consist of poems, with some original works, as well as short notes, whose general themes touch on memory, friendship, morality, heaven, and time. Some poems are attributed to a Charles Spraque. There are a few entries from...
Dates: 1829-1835

Quinby, Teackle, and Upshur families of Somerset County, Maryland, and Accomack and Northampton Counties, Virginia Papers

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Identifier: MSS 2338
Scope and Contents The larger collection consists of the original materials and 7 additions including the most recent one represented in this finding aid. In this addition, ViU-2017-0179, are six Elizabeth Upshur Teackle letters with transcriptions. Five letters are written by Mrs. Teackle, and one is addressed to Mrs. Teackle from William Wirt, esquire. In the letters Mrs. Teackle mainly discusses the hardships of her family after her...
Dates: 1713-1977

Marie Rasmussen scrapbook

 Collection — Box: BW 53, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16699
Content Description Marie Rasmussen high school scrapbook from Omaha, Nebraska, in 1924. Bound in "My Golden School Days" binding and assembled by Marie Rasmussen of South High School, it has 49 pages filled with newsclippings of jokes, and school events including athletic events, plays, and ephemera.There are also photographs of friends, girls at camp, and handwritten sentiments from friends, and a poem about a boy's first kiss. The album is a snapshot of close friendships, and school days from the life of...
Dates: 1923-1924

Richard J. Bonnie papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-81-9
Abstract This collection of professional, legal and research papers (1981 – 2018) captures Professor Bonnie’s public service. Drug related issues, decriminalization of marijuana and insanity defense; extra teaching activities at the University of Virginia; case files on death row inmates; professional files related to issues of mental competency; visit to the Soviet Union as member of US delegation invited to investigated the political abuse of psychiatry; files from the State [Virginia] Human Rights...
Dates: 1913-2016

Maria K. Robinson Scrapbook

 Collection — Flat_Box: ViU2024-0066_001
Identifier: MSS 16842
Content Description Scrapbook assembled by African-American woman, Maria Kathleen Robinson while she was attending historically-Black college Prairie View A&M University in Texas. Maria graduated high school in 1970 and briefly attended junior college in Temple, Texas. She majored in Business Education (accounting) at Prairie View A&M in the early 1970's, pledged to the Zeta Phi Beta sorority, whose Greek letters decorate the cover of the scrapbook. Maria participated in the Blue Dynamics dance line,...
Dates: 1973-1974

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. 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 century, and as such they are full of "wisdom" and advice on life. ...
Dates: 1872 - 1888

Margaret Ann N. Russell commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 45, Folder: 1/1
Identifier: MSS 16712
Content Description

Women's commonplace album with about 20 pages of inscriptions, sentiments, and verse, hand-written with signatures or initials and date.

Dates: 1860 - 1866

Mary M. Russell album

 Collection — Box: BW 28, Folder: 1 [X032669071]
Identifier: MSS 16509
Content Description

This collection contains a commonplace book of Mary M. Russell. The first entry, signed "Mortimer," and dated Rose Mont, August 7, 1844," is a kind of paean to "The Album" itself. Book includes engraved images, verses, drawings, and handwritten entries with place names, including Virginia, Washington, and Maryland. Laid in hand-lettered piece of music, "We no more," addressed to Miss Mary Russell.

Dates: 1844 - 1860

Sadie commonplace book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16556
Content Description This collection consists of a commonplace book. It is not clear the provenance but inscribed in the front and back covers is the name Sadie. The album contains 170 pages of content and a few loose clippings. Each page is filled with clippings from magazines and newspapers that focus on women's work, loss, fairy tales, literature, and poetry. The owner hand colored all the illustrations from magazines. Many of the illustrations are of women; some in non-traditional roles. Many articles are...
Dates: c.1878

Wenonah Lydia Saum scrapbook

 Collection — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16622
Content Description

This collection consists of a scrapbook of Wenonah Lydia Saum documenting her time as a student at the University of Virginia in 1923. The album contains photographs, postcards, cafeteria tickets, napkins, plant matter, and many musical, dance, and theater programs from productions held at the University. Many of the photographs are captioned and include photographs of acquaintances and views of buildings and landscapes at the university and also from the surrounding area.

Dates: 1923

Morgan Schuldt papers

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Identifier: MSS-16483
Content Description

This collection consists of the working files of the poet and publisher Morgan Schuldt. Included are drafts of his poetry that include Schuldt's annotations and edits and thirteen hard and soft bound journals that include Schuldt's writing as well as other poetry of interest to him. Also included are documents related to his time at University of Virginia and other institutions, chapbooks, and his work for CUE and CUE editions which Schuldt co-founded.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1980-1983, 1990-2013

Ella Schultz scrapbook

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16696
Content Description High school memory scrapbook of Ella Schultz of Omaha, Nebraska and Los Angeles, California from 1920 to 1922. There are theater programs, football items, handwitten sentiments, napkins and other mementos and photogaphs assembled by Ella Schultz, in a suede binding titled, "The Girl Graduate Her Own Book." The album is from Commerce High School in Omaha and Los Angeles Polytechnic High School in Los Angeles. Her move from Omaha to Los Angeles is also documented in the album. ...
Dates: 1920 - 1922

Werner K. Sensbach Graphic Art Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -15884
Scope and Contents

The collection includes both colored and black-and-white prints of etchings, woodcuts, and linocuts by Werner K. Sensbach, depicting various University of Virginia buildings and a couple of landscapes. Also includes twelve preliminary sketches done by Sensbach of scenes from the University of Virginia and one for St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.



Dates: Majority of material found in 1976, 1992-2018

Charles Shoffner slides

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15676

Silverthorne Films super 16 reels

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16621
Content Description

This collection contains seven reels of footage that were used to create the "Declaration of Independence" film that is played at the University of Virginia's Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library. The reels also contain footage of spaces throughout Small Special Collections Library.

Dates: 2004 June-September

State and Local Government Policy Clinic records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-32-317
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials that document the work of the State and Local Government Policy Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law. These materials include websites and publications. The collection also contains items documenting the clinic's participation in major projects including the Commission to Examine Racial and Economic Inequality in Virginia Law (2019-2022).

Dates: 2019 - 2023

Sarah Stoughton commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 47, Folder: 1/1
Identifier: MSS 16714
Content Description Sarah Stoughton commonplace book filled with hand-written sentiments, poems, and inscriptions, with many signed and dated. There is genealogical information, relating to Reverend Jonathan Edwards of East Windsor, Connecticut, including "John Ellsworth married Anne Edwards daughter of Reverend Timothy Edwards, and sister of Reverend Jonathan Edwards. Their children were John, Frederick, Solomon, and Anne..." Later in the genealogy notes, "Sarah married John, son of Lemeul Stoughton..."...
Dates: 1826 - 1838

Susan's Friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 24
Identifier: MSS 16535
Content Description

This collection contains one album with 47 pages of inscriptions, prose, and autographs with named locations including Norwich, Canterbury, Bell Plane Minnesota, Providence R.I., Colchester, Attleboro, East Greenwich, Mystic River, Boston, and Hartford.

Dates: 1855-1860

Estelle F. Tayloe commonplace books

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16335
Scope and Contents Estelle F. Tayloe three commonplace books, 1850-1854, 0.09 cubic feet. The first section appears to be lessons, perhaps in writing. Each essay begins with topic themes in which the author articulates her thoughts, usually a page or two. In one essay title "Intimate Friends," she talks of her admiration for a girl to whom she had written a letter in a previous lesson. The next essay is about Christmas holiday in 1850, her homesickness. Brief notations by 'M.O.' (Mary Okills)...
Dates: 1842-1859

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Clemons, Harry, 1879-1968 1
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Dobie, Armistead Mason, 1881-1962 1
Eager, George B., Jr., 1888-1942 1
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Ewing, James R., 1916-2000 1
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Farmer, Frances, 1909-1993 1
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 1
Geneva Initiative on Psychiatry 1
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Greene, Luanne 1
Gregory, Charles O., 1902-1987 1
Hand, August Noble, 1869-1954 1
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Kellogg, Marion K., 1904-1989 1
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Sadie 1
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Silverthorne Films 1
Soper, Morris A., 1873-1963 1
Stanley, Mary Ann Pratt, 1813-c.1880 1
Stanton, Edwin M., 1814-1869 1
Stone, Harlan F., 1872-1946 1
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