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Anna Maria Hickman Otis Mead Chalmers family papers
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
Alexander "Sandy" Gilliam papers
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RG 2/6/1
Content Description This collection contains materials collected by Alexander "Sandy" Gilliam in his role as University of Virginia Historian. Included are professional and personal correspondence, lectures, notes, letters, clippings, and promotional material. This addition pertains to committee's he served on, lectures and papers he produced about the University of Virginia, correspondence with guests to the university, correspondence to Gilliam on a variety of topics including his retirement, recipients of...
Dates: 1985 - 2016
Memory Marks podcast and transcripts
Identifier: MSS 16747
Content Description This collection contains audio files and transcripts created by students as part of ENWR 2520: Writing the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at UVA in the Fall of 2021. Students were broken into four groups and each created a podcast episode and supplied the transcriptions. Students researched and reflected upon the history of slavery at the University of Virginia—including its connections to present day racism and white supremacy in Charlottesville and beyond. In addition to the four episodes,...
The Papers of John Ritchie III
Collection of miscellaneous professional papers, mainly of correspondence concerning legal education and the publication of his texts on Decedents’ States and Trusts and the history of the University of Virginia School of Law: The One Hundred Years. Also, there are files related to his deanships at Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Wisconsin, Northwestern University, and some memorabilia.
Dates: 1971 - 1988
Theodore Jackson Wool and Darius Todd Wool Memorabilia Collection
Small collection of personal memorabilia. Contains programs, catalogue, certificates, family tree.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1868 - 1969
John Walter Wayland collection on Henry Martin
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16677
Content Description John Walter Wayland collection of correspondence,notes,photographs, and newspaper clippings about Henry Martin who was the bell ringer for the University of Virginia from 1868-1909. “Henry Martin rang the bell at dawn to awaken the students, and rang it during the day to mark the hours and the beginning and ending of class periods. He was beloved by generations of faculty, students, and alumni, and he remembered them all when they returned for visits.” Dr. Wayland, a former University of...
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...
- Subject: University of Virginia -- History X
- Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library 5
- Arthur J. Morris Law Library Special Collections 2
- women--education -- Virginia 2
- African Americans -- Virginia 1
- Drafts (documents) 1
- Enslaved laborers 1
- Enslavers 1
- Estates (Law) 1
- Memorials 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
- United States -- History -- War of 1812 1
- United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Personal narratives 1
- University of Virginia 1
- University of Virginia -- Faculty 1
- University of Virginia -- Panhellenic Council 1
- University of Virginia -- Women Students Association 1
- University of Virginia--Students--Correspondence 1
- University of Virginia. School of Law -- History 1
- Wills 1
- Women in higher education 1
- correspondence 1
- enslaved persons 1
- human hair 1
- letters (correspondence) 1
- minutes (administrative records) 1 + ∧ less
- Martin, Henry, 1826-1915 1
- Ritchie, John, III, 1904-1988 1
- Virginia Bar Association 1
- Wool, Darius Todd 1
- Wool, Theodore Jackson 1