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Decorative Arts Collection files

 Unprocessed — Box: ViU-2022-0136_001
Identifier: ViU-2022-0136

Content Description

This transfer primarily includes photographs spanning from 1995 to 1999 of events at the University. Photograph subjects include Final Exercises, Reunion Weekends, a 1996 Olympic Torch Lighting ceremony, Founder's Day celebrations, Cauthen and Bice House dedications, and special events involving President John T. Casteen. Casteen served as President of the University of Virginia from 1990 to 2010. He is seen in many photographs in this collection. Also included is a 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. An October 15, 1952 letter addressed to the University administration from the U.S. Department of State discusses and "Exchange-Visitor" program in Spain that the University had expressed interest in pursuing.

Acquisition Type

Transfer

Provenance

Transferred by Meg Kennedy, Curator of Material Culture, 13 May 2022.

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1995-2006

Extent

0.4 Cubic Feet (1 letter-sized file box)

Inventory

1 document box