Charlottesville City Schools collection
Scope and Contents
Census materials may also include the child's name and birth date; the names, addresses and occupations of parents or guardians; the child's school attendance status and literacy level (e.g. "unable to read"); and a child's special needs (e.g. "deaf," "crippled," "mental deficiency").
The collection also includes a list of teachers' certificates, 1914-1943, one volume; school board account books, 1891-1901 and 1908-1910; resident and non-resident summer school tuition books, 1907-1940, seven volumes.
In addition, there are lists of teachers, alphabetical with dates of certificates, 1914-1915; by school, classes, etc., 1915-1916 minutes of Charlottesville Education Association, 1906-1910; minutes of Charlottesville Grammar School teachers, 1903-1909; miscellaneous materials on text books and other matters; suggestions by teachers in 1938 on employing the "new curriculum"; and school book lists, 1908-1941.
Conditions Governing Use
Biographical / Historical
Johnson was born in Elk Garden, Russell County, Virginia, later moving to Tennessee, where he attended Milligan College and taught for seven years in Tennessee. He then received his Master's (1906) and Ph.D. in English from the Univeristy of Virginia (1909). His father, Charles W. Johnson, had served in the Confederate States Army during the Civil War and became a physician after attending one session at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.
10.25 Cubic Feet (21 document boxes, 1 small oversize box)
Language of Materials
The school census records were originally separated into Black student records and White student records and this order has been maintained. The records for Black children were originally labeled "colored" but the current term Black children has been substituted on the folder headings and in the description.
The School Board Account Books are foldered and arranged roughly in chronological order.
The third series is arranged alphabetically by folder title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Charlottesville City Schools collection
- Sharon Defibaugh
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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