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Blue Ridge Farm aerial photograph

 Collection — Box: BW 7, Folder: 1 [X031589285]
Identifier: MSS 16161

Scope and Contents

Blue Ridge Farm aerial photograph, 1934, a Western Albermarle County estate, inscribed "Much love from Blanche Ortman Merry Xmas 1934" totaling 0.03 cubic feet. Sepia toned photograph inscribed in black ink on the front and captioned in pencil on the verso.


  • Creation: 1934

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Biographical / Historical

The Ortman family (previously Ortmann) owned Blue Ridge Farm and were a wealthy family from Chicago. Randolph Ortman (born Rudolph Ortmann) was a founder of the Farmington Hunt.


0.03 Cubic Feet (One folder in a document box BW 7.)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased from Heartwood Books by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia on June 24, 2016.

Blue Ridge Farm aerial photograph
Ellen Welch
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Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States