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Bessie Emanuel photo album at Hampton Institute

 Collection — Flat_Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16823
Content Description This collection contains a brown faux leather photo album (7.25" X 11.25") belonging to Bessie Emanuel. Bessie (1902-1984) was raised in White Plains, New York. She was the first Black woman in her town to attend college, entering the Hampton Institute in Virginia in 1922. The photographs are dated from 1922 to 1924 and capture daily life at the Institute, sports events, friends, and family. Captions are found throughout the album. A picture of Bessie with her family in the Hampton...
Dates: 1922-1924

Gritty Women Podcast Series Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16806
Content Description This collection contains the four documetnary style episodes of the Gritty Women podcast series, by Giovana Benatto de Oliveira, and one audio file of an interview used to create the episodes. Each episode includes segments of interviews conducted by the podcast’s creator. The podcast explores the history, and legal, political, and social context of UVA's coeducation, and balances both scholarly and personal perspectives through interviews with both scholars and...
Dates: 2020-08-25 - 2021-05-23

Dale Hill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16583
Content Description The Dale Hill Papers contain recordings, notes, research material, forms, consent waivers, articles, and photographs all relating to the beginning of co-education at the University of Virginia. The bulk of the materials are the audiovisual content, which were maintained previously on and digitized or transferred from audio cassette, DVD, CD, and flash drive carriers at the time the collection was donated to the Library. The...
Dates: 1970s - 2010s

Joy Rebekah Kime Benton scrapbook

 Collection — Flat_Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16843
Content Description This collection contains a scrapbook belonging to Joy Rebekah Kime Benton (1886-1957) of Burlington, North Carolina, an author, poet, painter, and weaver. The contents of scrapbook items are principally documents from 1905 to 1908, although some paste-ins are from the 1930s. There are 128 pages with photographs, clippings, drawings, and ephemera pasted and laid in. The album primarily documents her college days at the Salem Female Academy (later Salem College). It includes her...
Dates: c. 1905-1933

Jane Chapman Slaughter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 3700
Content Description This collection and addition consists of about 4.25 shelf feet (ca. 1500 pieces) and includes the legal, financial, genealogical, and personal papers of Jane Chapman Slaughter, a genealogical authority and one of the first women to receive a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. These papers cover the years 1809-1951 and consist of the correspondence of both Miss Slaughter and her family, her M.A. thesis and Ph.D. dissertation, genealogical records, photographs, notebooks,...
Dates: 1809-1951

The Papers of John C. McCoid II

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-94-2
Abstract

University of Virginia documents realtive to the admission of women, teaching materials and student notebooks.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1950-1953, 1968, 1972

Women Students Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 23/3
Scope and Contents The collection contains two minute books and three folders of loose papers taken from the minute books, a copy of the Constitution of the Women's Students Association, a letter from Dean of Women Robert Hollingsworth and Peggy Thompson, Acting President, to the Women Students of the University of Virginia, 1946, enclosing a copy of the Constitution, and explaining various regulations and describing organizations that welcome women, and in what capacity. It also includes papers regarding...
Dates: 1948-1967