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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

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

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

Elizabeth Glover school annual

 Collection — Box: BW 20, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16464
Content Description

This collection contains "The Star" 1924 yearbook for ‘Grade 7B,’ handwritten by Buckingham County teacher, Mary Elizabeth Glover. Each page has a student's name and quotes and comments about them. Many pages include a small photograph of the child named.

Dates: 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, made available here, which were maintained previously on audio cassettes, DVDs, CDs, and a flash drive at the time the collection was donated to the Library. The audiovisual content document three different events related to co-education. The...
Dates: 1970s - 2010s

Bessie M. Rhoades botany workbook and notebooks

 Collection — Box: MSS 16776
Identifier: MSS 16776
Content Description This collection contains six handwritten notebooks and a workbook outlining botanic observations of Bessie M. Rhoades, an orphan at the Bethany Orphanage in Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania. The collection highlights the study of science by a female student at the turn of the twentieth century.It is a personal archive detailing life inside an American orphanage during a pivotal moment in the history of child advocacy.The education provided by an orphanage could give students academic opportunities...
Dates: 1903-1904

Lucy or Ella Winston letter

 Collection — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16669
Content Description This collection contains a letter from a young woman, either Lucy or Ella Winston, to her mother, Martha A. Winston. The letter, unsigned, describes her travel to and her experience of the Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute. The Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute, chartered in 1837, was the first college for women in Virginia and was attended by both Winston sisters. In the letter, the writer describes the sisters' trip to the institute, shares her first impressions, comments on...
Dates: February 16, 1852

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

Louisa Wooten botany and zoology notebook

 Collection — Box: BW 53, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16781
Content Description This collection contains one handwritten notebook from an English female student learning about botany and zoology in 1857. The notebook includes sixty-eight pages of notes and essays on plant and animal biology. The notebook cover has the handwritten signature of the original owner, Louisa Wootten (possibly Woodson or Woodrow).It is unusual for a female student to study botany and zoology in 1857 so this notebook is remarkable in that regard.The cover also notes an...
Dates: 1857

Young Women Leaders Program records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 3/11/2
Content Description

Program handbooks, educational guides, brochures, newspaper and magazine articles, scrapbooks, promotional materials, photographs, CDs, stickers, T-shirts, and other ephemera of the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP) (2003-2018; 2.3 cubic feet). Materials relate to global and regional activities of the YWLP.

Dates: 2003-2018