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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
Content Description This collection contains the teaching, research, and personal papers of Ralph Cohen, the William R. Kenan, Jr. professor of English from the University of Virginia from 1948-2016; and the records of the "New Literary History", an international, interdisciplinary, award-winning journal that Cohen founded and edited from 1969 to 2009 at the University of Virginia. The records of the New Literary History Journal (1969-2016) (Series 1) contain correspondence, contributors' articles, proofs,...
Identifier: MSS 16792
Content Description This collection contains two folders of Ladley Husted, a University of Virginia biology professor and the first chair of the President's Tree Committee later known as the Arboretum and Landscape Committee. The folders include correspondence, notes, and detailed maps of plantings on grounds from 1959-1962. The folders are titled "Tree Committee" and "Tree Locations." The Tree Committee folder contains correspondence and notes related to the...
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1959-1963
Identifier: MSS 16428
Content Description Ravindra S. Khare papers (1938-2017; 13.40 cubic feet) include correspondence, course notes and syllabi, meeting minutes and agendas, reprints, and drafts of articles related to Ravindra S. Khare, Professor of Anthropology, and Khare's teaching, research, and service. In particular, the materials document international commission work, UVA committees, and Khare's teaching and research on social inequalities, globalization, the anthropology of food, and social and political topics and...
University of Virginia Student Organizations-Miscellaneous including pamphlet, "Bigot on the Board?"
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS -15923
Scope and Contents The Robert L. Vickery papers (0.5 cubic feet) consists of essays, recollections, research, sketches, and talk lectures of Robert L. Vickery from 1970 to 2010 while he was an architect and professor at the University of Virgina. There are essays on architecture and learning, a grant proposal about architecture in Japan and America, his recollections from 1970 to 2010, his research on Thomas Jefferson architecture, and a resume of Vickery's work.Works mentioned in the...
Identifier: MSS -16340
Content Description The papers chiefly consist of letters Albert Frederick Wilson (1883-1940) sent to his mother in New Jersey while a student at the University of Virginia. There is also some correspondence from Wilson's father and grandfather; family photographs; and unpublished manuscripts by Wilson. Most of the letters are handwritten. But starting in 1906, typewritten letters become more frequent. The roles of African Americans at the University of Virginia are mentioned several times in his...
Dates: circa 1840-1934