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Bessie Marie Africa scrapbook

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16697
Content Description

High school memory scrapbook and photo album of Bessie Marie Africa of Kanawha, Iowa from 1923 to 1927. The scrapbook is in a "School Friendship Book binding" assembled by Bessie Marie Africa documenting her high school years at Sanborn High School. It includes correspondence, programs, and mementos from theater, basketball, and football, and a declamatory contest. There are two large dolls created out of crepe paper.

Dates: 1923 - 1927; Majority of material found within 1925

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

Annual reports - University of Virginia School of Law Foundation

 Collection
Identifier: RG-32-509
Scope and Contents The University of Virginia Law School Foundation published these annual reports to share information about the organization and solicit gifts. The reports were distributed to a broad audience of potential donors, and they included the following content: letters from the Dean of Law, statements from Foundation leadership, summaries of Foundation programs, lists of donors, and Foundation budget statements.Between 1977 and 1990, the University of Virginia School of Law published the...
Dates: 1953-1976 and 1990-2023

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

Isabella Bain memory album

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16754
Content Description This collection features a memory book belonging to Miss Isabella Bain (1855-1934) of New Orleans, Louisiana. Various personal letters from friends and New Orleans community members addressed to Miss Bain are included. The cover of the memory book is composed of engraved Morrocan leather adorned with "Miss Isabella Bain" in gilt. Several chromolithographs of a variety of subjects, notably botany and female gender roles, are pasted throughout the book. Letter entries are not...
Dates: c.1870-1913

P.J. Beattie Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16728
Content Description This collection contains University of Virginia clippings, scrapbook pages and ephemera collected by P.J. Beattie Jr, a graduate from the class of 1937. The collection includes two directories spanning the academic years 1935 to 1937 with Beattie's name handwritten at the top of each directory, a program from the University of Virginia graduating exercises dated June 15, 1942, a blue felt pennant flag with the University of Virginia seal, and articles clipped from alumni publications on the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1935-1942

Ned Berkeley Jr. and Doug Bakken correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 12/11/4
Content Description

This collection contains the correspondence between Edmund "Ned" Berkeley, Jr. and Doug Bakken, two archival colleagues and close professional friends, circa 1965-1983. The correspondence is a mix of personal and professional topics but primarily focuses on their respective work in archives. Also contained are four pages of Bakken's reflections on their personal and professional relationship that he sent along with the donation of this material.

Dates: 1966-2019; Majority of material found within 1966-1983

Bessie's friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 24
Identifier: MSS 16536
Content Description

This collection contains one friendship album with pink, yellow, and blue colored pages filled with verse, inscriptions, and original drawings and illustrations. The inscription at front reads: "To Bessie, Wishing her many happy returns of her birthday with love from Lena & Will, August 13, [19]08."

Dates: 1908-1911

Christine Best friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 24
Identifier: MSS 16534
Content Description

This collection contains a single book with 29 pages of inscriptions, autographs, and verse dated between 1839-1841, from Hudson New York. The first inscription was written by Christine Best, owner of the album, and includes a color illustration and title, "Christine Best's Book Hudson July 22, 1839." Original black leather embossed boards, highly decorated; red leather spine with gilt decoration.

Dates: 1839-1841

Black Law Students Association (BLSA), Virginia Law Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-32-217
Scope and Contents

The administrative records, scrapbooks, websites, newsletters, and artifacts in this collection document the history of the Virginia Law Chapter of the Black Law Students Association (BLSA).

Dates: circa 1990 - 2024

Board of Visitors web archive

 Collection — Digital_container: 1
Identifier: RG 1/1/11
Scope and Contents This web archive includes web pages about the activities of the University of Virginia Board of Visitors. Topics covered include upcoming board meetings, past meetings, public minutes, committee work, and a listing of membership and related staff. The University of Virginia Board of Visitors is composed of seventeen members who are appointed by the governor of Virginia along with one full-time student and faculty member. The Board approves policies and budget for the University of...
Dates: 2021

Lucy Bruce friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 34, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16547
Content Description

A ladies album belonging to Lucy Bradbury Bruce of Worcester County, Massachusetts which contains five engraved plates, sentiments from friends and family, three calligraphy drawings, and a watercolor theorem of a rose. Most of the well wishes are signed and dated, and many include locations. Predominately the locations and many of the signers are women including two of her sisters.

Dates: 1853 - 1868

Annie C. Buckley album

 Collection — Box: BW 49, Folder: 1/1
Identifier: MSS 16715
Content Description

Annie C. Buckley Album of Memory with gift inscription from her father dated Christmas 1857. The album includes multiple entries from Annie's friends and relations, many of which are dated 1858, Easton. Most of the entries are in verse form about friendship, memory, and in some cases death. Most appear to be original, not copied from printed works. There are 11 entries.

Dates: 1857 - 1858

Malinda Caperton album

 Collection — Box: BW 52, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16769
Content Description This collection contains a friendship album for Malinda "Lin" Caperton (1842-1922) of West Virginia. The album contains approximately thirty pages of autographs with dates throughout, 1855-1861. The autographs are almost certainly all from young girls, some noted as likely classmates from the Virginia Female Institute, although a lengthy two-page poem is more likely a male student at the University of Virginia.Caperton was the daughter of Allen Taylor Caperton, 1810-1876, the...
Dates: 1855 - 1867

Caroline's floral album

 Collection — Box: BW 50, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16721
Content Description This collection contains the friendship album belonging to a woman named Caroline. It is assumed from the locations of the authors of the entries that she was from Massachusetts as towns listed include Plymouth, Boston, Berkley, etc. The earliest note from this album dates from 1837 and is a loose page that was inserted into the front covers. The page has two original poems written in 1837 and 1838, by Ester Holmes of Plymouth, entitled "The Thunder Storm," and "Parting of a mother with...
Dates: 1837 - 1880

Carr's Hill assessment report

 Collection — Box: RG 31 - Additions Box 1, Folder: 1 of 1
Identifier: RG 31/1/4
Scope and Contents

February 28, 2006 report on the conditions of the President's House at Carr's Hill by John Milner Associates, Inc. The "Building Assessment & Schematic Design Final Report" included preservation issues regarding the house and how they may be alleviated.

Dates: 2006

John Casteen records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 2/1/2
Content Description

Records include a mix of materials with different provenance, including correspondence, awards, and other files relating to John Casteen, former president of the University of Virginia.

Dates: 1984 - 2010

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

Anna Maria Hickman Otis Mead Chalmers family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 4966
Scope and Contents The papers of Anna Maria (Campbell Hickman) Otis Mead Chalmers (1809-1891) and her family offer a deep look into a 19th century American family with a sharp focus on enslaved and formerly enslaved persons. The collection documents the life of a young, widowed woman, Anna Maria Mead Chalmers, who was the granddaughter of General William Hull (1753-1825). She was a mother of four children and became a businesswoman in Richmond, Virginia. She was a writer, an editor of the Southern Churchmen,...
Dates: 1821 - 1897

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]

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