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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Women students

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Alpha Kappa Alpha scrapbook

 Record Group — Ledger 1
Identifier: RG 23/4/25
Content Description

Scrapbook of the Theta Kappa Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (1974-1975; 0.10 cubic feet). Album contains photographs, flyers, certificates, and other ephemera.

Dates: 1974-1975

Lu Ann Cates papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSS 16581
Content Description

This collection contains photographs, personal letters, coursework, notebook, forms and surveys for new students, directory and schedule, and other university specific items of Lu Ann Cates, a 1978 graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia.

Dates: 1972 - 1974

Committee on Admission of Women records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2/9/1
Content Description

Committee on Admission of Women records, 1921-1968, 1.2 cubic feet, include correspondence, statistics, surveys, minutes, and reports from students, alumni, various UVA committees, and other universities. Materials relate to the shift of a UVA into a fully coeducation institution.

Dates: 1921-1968

Elizabeth (Gladys) McCarthy scrapbook

 Unprocessed Material — Flat_box ViU2023-0173_001: [Barcode: X006178638]
Identifier: ViU-2023-0173
Dates: 1920 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1924

Elizabeth Glover school annual

 Collection — Box BW 20, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16464
Content Description

This collection contains "The Star" 1924 yearbook for ‘Grade 7B,’ handwritten by Buckingham County teacher, Mary Elizabeth Glover. Each page has a student's name and quotes and comments about them. Many pages include a small photograph of the child named.

Dates: 1924

Gritty Women Podcast Series Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16806
Content Description This collection contains the four documetnary style episodes of the Gritty Women podcast series, by Giovana Benatto de Oliveira, and one audio file of an interview used to create the episodes. Each episode includes segments of interviews conducted by the podcast’s creator. The podcast explores the history, and legal, political, and social context of UVA's coeducation, and balances both scholarly and personal perspectives through interviews with both scholars and...
Dates: 2020-08-25 - 2021-05-23

Dale Hill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16583
Content Description The Dale Hill Papers contain recordings, notes, research material, forms, consent waivers, articles, and photographs all relating to the beginning of co-education at the University of Virginia. The bulk of the materials are the audiovisual content, which were maintained previously on and digitized or transferred from audio cassette, DVD, CD, and flash drive carriers at the time the collection was donated to the Library. The...
Dates: 1970s - 2010s

Julia Ellen duVal papers - addition 1

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

Joy Rebekah Kime Benton scrapbook

 Collection — Flat_box 1: [Barcode: X032762515]
Identifier: MSS 16843
Content Description This collection contains a scrapbook belonging to Joy Rebekah Kime Benton (1886-1957) of Burlington, North Carolina, an author, poet, painter, and weaver. The contents of scrapbook items are principally documents from 1905 to 1908, although some paste-ins are from the 1930s. There are 128 pages with photographs, clippings, drawings, and ephemera pasted and laid in. The album primarily documents her college days at the Salem Female Academy (later Salem College). It includes her...
Dates: c. 1905-1933

Mary Frances Jordan portrait

 Unprocessed Material — Flat_box Archival Oversized Box S 5, Oversize_Folder(Within_an_OSBox): 1
Identifier: ViU-2021-0126
Dates: Undated, circa 1970

Bessie M. Rhoades botany workbook and notebooks

 Collection — Box MSS 16776: [Barcode: X031579442]
Identifier: MSS 16776
Content Description This collection contains six handwritten notebooks and a workbook outlining botanic observations of Bessie M. Rhoades, an orphan at the Bethany Orphanage in Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania. The collection highlights the study of science by a female student at the turn of the twentieth century.It is a personal archive detailing life inside an American orphanage during a pivotal moment in the history of child advocacy.The education provided by an orphanage could give students academic opportunities...
Dates: 1903-1904

Ruth A. Curtis art notebook

 Unprocessed Material — Folder ViU2023-0105_001
Identifier: ViU-2023-0105

Wendy Martin papers

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2024-0022

Lucy or Ella Winston letter

 Collection — Box BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16669
Content Description This collection contains a letter from a young woman, either Lucy or Ella Winston, to her mother, Martha A. Winston. The letter, unsigned, describes her travel to and her experience of the Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute. The Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute, chartered in 1837, was the first college for women in Virginia and was attended by both Winston sisters. In the letter, the writer describes the sisters' trip to the institute, shares her first impressions, comments on...
Dates: February 16, 1852

Louisa Wooten botany and zoology notebook

 Collection — Box BW 53, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16781
Content Description This collection contains one handwritten notebook from an English female student learning about botany and zoology in 1857. The notebook includes sixty-eight pages of notes and essays on plant and animal biology. The notebook cover has the handwritten signature of the original owner, Louisa Wootten (possibly Woodson or Woodrow).It is unusual for a female student to study botany and zoology in 1857 so this notebook is remarkable in that regard.The cover also notes an...
Dates: 1857

Young Women Leaders Program records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 3/11/2
Content Description

Program handbooks, educational guides, brochures, newspaper and magazine articles, scrapbooks, promotional materials, photographs, CDs, stickers, T-shirts, and other ephemera of the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP) (2003-2018; 2.3 cubic feet). Materials relate to global and regional activities of the YWLP.

Dates: 2003-2018