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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

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C. W. J. Phelps War Crimes and the "Tojo Trial" Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -2012-01
Scope and Contents Two scrapbooks containing official documents, newspaper clippings, photographs, and ephemera collected by C.W.J. Phelps during the Tokyo War Crimes Trial.

Jean Cynthia Cheatham family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16387
Scope and Contents Note Jean Cynthia Cheatham family papers (1852-2012; 1 cubic foot) contains genealogy information, military papers, photographs, and scrapbooks.

Harriet Cooke scrapbook

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16400
Scope and Contents Note Folio scrapbook with marble-paper cover, and gold-stamped green leather corners and binding, containing pages of many different colors. Inside the front cover is a red leather gold-stamped plate reading "Harriet Cooke / 1842." Title page has a memorial plate reading "To Miss Cook May 2nd 1842 / In Remembrance of the late / Miss Sarah P. M. Kreth / Obit 26 Apr Atat 33yr / Jas Thomas, Undertaker, Bristol." Contains a wide range of visual materials pasted into the volume, including original...

Joan Alice Coyne scrapbook

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16403
Scope and Contents Note The Joan Alice Coyne scrapbook (1935-1938; 0.4 cubic feet) was owned by Joan Alice Coyne: a young girl living in Elizabeth, NJ. Contents include a few photos of Coyne, various clippings of school materials and event programs, holiday cards, and obituaries for her father.

Note: Scrapbook contains items with racist imagery typical for the time period that some patrons may find offensive.

DeWitt Clinton Gallaher scrapbook and diary transcript

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 15598
Scope and Contents Note The DeWitt Clinton Gallaher scrapbook and diary transcript (1863-1925; 0.25 cubic feet) consists of a travel diary of New England and Europe (1869-1870), chronology of Civil War battles (October 1863- April 1865) and an album of newspaper clippings on general topics including the University of Virginia and Professor Basil Gildersleeve (1915-1925). The transcript of his travel diary contains vivid descriptions of his travels.

KSF and MEF cloth scrapbooks

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 15991
Scope and Contents Note Blue cloth scrapbook with initials KSF on the cover and a pink cloth scrapbook with the initials MEF (1906; 0.4 cubic feet) on the cover contain mages and cut-outs primarily consist of children and animals, the latter sometimes in anthropomorphized form.

Memorabilia of Arthur J. Morris

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-97-3
Scope and Contents This collection contains a diplomas, certificates, photographs, newspaper clippings, a gold watch and a gold medal, a scrapbook and many other pieces of memorabilia that belonged to Arthur J. Morris, Class of 1901 and a benefactor of the University of Virginia Law Library.

Sarah M. Middleton scrapbook

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16018
Scope and Contents Note The Sarah M. Middleton scrapbook (1914-1916; 0.25 cubic feet) documents Middleton's attendance at Martha Washington Seminary in Washington, DC. Scrapbook items include concert programs, playbills, personal letters, postcards, photographs of classmates, and newspaper clippings.

Mortimer C. Caplin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -04-5
Scope and Contents This collection reflects Mortimer M. Caplin's life during his years as a student at the University of Virginia and as Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service. It consists primarily of awards, photographs, certificates, articles, interviews, and newspaper clippings.

Alois Neumayer World War I memoir

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16396
Scope and Contents Note Alois Neumayer World War I memoir (1914-1915; 0.15 cf) is a hand-written documentation of his service in the German army during World War I. Neumayer came from the town of Cham, along the Czech border. He served in the 3rd Bavarian Reserve Foot Artillery Regiment, and saw action on both the Western and Eastern fronts. The volume is illustrated throughout with around 700 pieces of contemporary ephemera including postcards, photographs, maps, original artwork, clippings, letters, newspapers,...

Norfolk Poet's Club records

 File
Identifier: MSS 14245
Scope and Contents Note Norfolk Poet's Club Records (1912-1983; 2 cubic feet) include manuscripts of Josephine Johnson and Margaret Haley Carpenter; and correspondence of Mary Sinton Leitch, Josephine Johnson, Julia Johnson Davis, and William Stanley Braithwaite. There are also press releases, newspaper clippings, printed items, and scrapbooks about these poets and editors and their colleagues as well as their poetry and the creative writing process.

ODYSSEY records, Charlottesville, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15866
Scope and Contents The collection consists of directories, meeting minutes, program planning, by-laws, member lists, news clippings, photographs, president's notebooks,folio scrapbooks, and miscellaneous printed materials.

Papers of Judge Richard L. Williams

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -2011-01
Scope and Contents The Papers of Judge Richard L. Williams (85 archival boxes, 34 linear ft.) were donated to the Law School in December of 2011. The documents portray his tenure as a Judge in the Eastern District of Virginia. There are also some personal documents that give us a glance of his personal life. The papers maintained their original organization: Chambers Manuals and Jury Instructions – Sample documents used in Judge Williams' chambers.Chrono Files – 1988–2010: We...

Agnes Patone scrapbook

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16397
Scope and Contents Note The Agnes Panton scrapbook (1944-1945; 0.25 cubic feet) is a World War II scrapbook documenting a female marine's experiences. It contains memorabilia, invitations, greeting cards, and newspaper clippings. Also included are shoulder stripe patches for a male and female officer. Second Headquarters Battalion stationed in Washington D.C. area.

Papers relating to Edgar Allan Poe and John Henry Ingram's Poe collection

 Collection — Box: 1-7, Box: 8-14, Box: 15-16
Identifier: MSS 16207
Scope and Contents The copies and transcriptions of Poe related material in the first series, usually correspondence or manuscripts, includes the names of correspondents, location of the originals if known, the accession number of any material acquired by the University of Virginia and accessioned as a collection before being interfiled in this collection, which was formerly known as the “Poe transcripts.” Also included on each folder is the reference to the page citing each item in "The Collected Letters of the...

Stella Pratt scrapbook

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16417
Scope and Contents Note The Stella Pratt scrapbook (1883-1894; 0.4 cubic feet) contains correspondence, clippings, printed material, invitations, sketches, flowers, ribbons, photos, and a sketch of Stella herself. Pratt is from Longwood, Massachusetts, a neighborhood within Brookline.

Note: materials contain racial imagery typical for the time that contemporary viewers may find offensive.

The Papers of Earle K. Shawe

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-08-3
Scope and Contents The papers of Earle K. Shawe consist primarily of memoranda and case briefs from Shawe & Rosenthal, some business and personal correspondence, newspapers clippings, and scrapbooks. Also included are some photographs, date books, and address book.