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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Women -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Ruth Byrns and Jean McLaren Manhattan Turn-Style periodical

 Collection — Box BW 28, Folder: 1 [X032669068]
Identifier: MSS 16501
Content Description

This collection contains nineteen privately printed pages using a mimeograph type process, addressed to women readers. The feature is authored by two women in Sunnyside, Queens and covers "fashions, theatre, shop windows... all of the kaleidoscope that is New York, seen through women's eyes and written for women to read." The authors write much about fashion, particularly with regards to the seasonal styles worn by glamorous women promenading on New York's avenues.

Dates: 1939

Mattie Davis friendship album

 Collection — Box BW 56, Folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16789
Content Description This collection contains a friendship album belonging to Mattie Davis given to her by her father on Christmas Eve, 1861. The album entries date from 1861 to 1867 and the majority of entries are poetry or short verses with themes of morality and friendship. There is no identification of Davis location; however, most entries are from Taylorsville, Indiana, so it is likely she is from that area. In addition to Taylorsville, there are several entries from Dupont, Indiana and Wilmington, Ohio....
Dates: c.1861-1867

Mary Ann Heston album

 Collection — Box BW 54, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16786
Content Description This collection contains the autograph album of Mary Ann Heston of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The manuscript title page reads "Mary Ann Heston's Album" and contains twenty-three pages of calligraphically rendered manuscript poetry dedicated to Mary from her friends and family, together with three laid-in leaves of manuscript poetry. There are not many locations identified with the entries. One gives a location of Pineville, [Pennsylvania], and another is dated at "Warner's Point Academy."...
Dates: 1825-1826

Rebecca Jackman friendship album

 Collection — Box BW 53, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16779
Content Description

This collection contains the friendship album of Rebecca Jackman. The book is roughly one-quarter of the album filled with twelve lengthy verse entries signed by friends across New England. Most of the verses appear to be original and/or tailored to Rebecca. The album itself is titled "Souvenir album," and published by J.C. Riker, New York," with several engraved illustrations throughout and some pages of pink and blue paper.

Dates: 1846-1847

Jane Chapman Slaughter papers--addition 1

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: ViU-2023-0048
Dates: February 1896 - May 1915

Julia Ellen duVal papers - addition 1

 Unprocessed Material — Folder ViU-2023-0023_001: [Barcode: X031579407]
Identifier: ViU-2023-0023

League of Women Voters of Fluvanna County records

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: ViU-2023-0007

League of Women Voters of Fluvanna County records or LWV of Charlottesville, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16811
Content Description This collection comprises records of the League of Women Voters of Fluvanna County, Virginia, and documents the organization's work to protect and expand voting rights. The records include meeting minutes, dues and expense ledgers, newsletters, guidebooks for voting rights, meeting minutes and reports, photographs, buttons, and nametags. A list of members and an official request for League recognition that includes bylaws is also present. The League of Women Voters Fluvanna Chapter (VA-128)...
Dates: 1981-2012

Lucy Larcom letter

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2019-0045

Lydia commonplace book

 Collection — Box BW 51, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16761
Content Description This collection contains the commonplace book belonging to a woman, possibly named Lydia from the United States, circa 1844. A commonplace manuscript book with verse neatly recorded verso and recto throughout. The book consists of twelve unpaginated leaves, ruled in pencil and partially uncut in original pink and black marbled paper wrappers. The contents are largely short verse excepts and meditative or religious in nature. However, there are several more substantial selections, "The...
Dates: c.1844

Mary Ann Heston album

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: ViU-2022-0075

Mary Ann Pratt friendship album

 Collection — Box BW 51, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16763
Content Description This collection contains a friendship album belonging to Mary Ann Pratt (1813-c.1880), of Livonia, New York. The bulk of the entries are from 1830 to 1832 and appear to be from her local friends from the surrounding towns of Mt. Morris, and Dansville. The entries mostly consist of poems, with some original works, as well as short notes, whose general themes touch on memory, friendship, morality, heaven, and time. Some poems are attributed to a Charles Spraque. There are a few entries from...
Dates: 1829-1835

President Frank Hereford and Betty Brooker photographs

 Unprocessed Material — Folder ViU-2023-0004_001: [Barcode: X031579380]
Identifier: ViU-2023-0004

Jane Chapman Slaughter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 3700
Content Description This collection and addition consists of about 4.25 shelf feet (ca. 1500 pieces) and includes the legal, financial, genealogical, and personal papers of Jane Chapman Slaughter, a genealogical authority and one of the first women to receive a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. These papers cover the years 1809-1951 and consist of the correspondence of both Miss Slaughter and her family, her M.A. thesis and Ph.D. dissertation, genealogical records, photographs, notebooks,...
Dates: 1809-1951