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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

University of Virginia -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Administrative Committees/Cemetery- addition

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2021-0133

Board of Visitors meeting minutes-addition 9

 Unprocessed — Digital_container Viu2022-0065_ER001
Identifier: ViU-2022-0065

Anna Maria Hickman Otis Mead Chalmers family papers

 Collection
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, an...
Dates: 1821 - 1897

Decorative Arts Collection files

 Unprocessed — Box ViU-2022-0136_001: [Barcode: X031579321]
Identifier: ViU-2022-0136
Dates: Majority of material found within 1995-2006

Memory Marks podcast and transcripts

 Unprocessed — Digital_container ViU2022-0085_ER001
Identifier: ViU-2022-0085

Office of the Architect/Photographs-addition 2 Mary Hughes slides

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2022-0130
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-1998

Sandy Gilliam papers--addition 2

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: ViU-2021-0013

The Papers of John Ritchie III

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -78-11
Abstract 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

The University of Virginia Collection on the Events in Charlottesville, VA, August 11-13, 2017 - addition 16

 Unprocessed — Folder ViU-2022-0127_001: [Barcode: X031579276]
Identifier: ViU-2022-0127

Theodore Jackson Wool and Darius Todd Wool Memorabilia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2021-03
Abstract Small collection of personal memorabilia. Contains programs, catalogue, certificates, family tree.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1868 - 1969

University Library/University Librarian/Deputy University Librarian-addition 1

 Unprocessed — Box ViU-2022-0124_001
Identifier: ViU-2022-0124
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1987

University of Virginia Demolitions map

 Unprocessed — Oversize_flat_file_folder Viu-2022-0079_001
Identifier: ViU-2022-0079

John Walter Wayland collection on Henry Martin

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: X032669194]
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...
Dates: 1909-1965

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 women...
Dates: 1948-1967