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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Black-and-white photographs

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Refers to a broad class of photographs having images in gray tones, black, and white, and sometimes one hue (which can result from chemical processes used, including toning, or from aging).

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

7 folders, 1910s-1930s

 Box — Box 26: Series 1 [X004962787]
Identifier: 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: Virginia Folklore Society records (1913-1967; 22.7 cubic feet) consist chiefly of songs collected by the society's fieldworkers in the 1930s under the direction of society archivist Arthur Kyle Davis. Sheet music, folklore, newsletters and photographs are also included, as are recordings of many of the songs.Regarding boxes 6-10 and 21-24: These boxes contain the correspondence of C.A. Smith and Arthur K. Davis dealing primarily with folksong and ballad collecting. Some of this...

African American Free Mason lodge photographs

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0031

Lewis M. Coleman, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16419
Scope and Contents Note The Lewis M. Coleman, Jr. papers (circa 1870-1926; 0.05 cubic feet) document Coleman's studies and travels to Richmond, VA and Charleston, SC. Collection materials include eleven letters Coleman wrote from Hanover Academy, VA to his mother Mary. Among other topics, Coleman discusses his friend Richard Henry Jesse (1853-1921), who briefly attended the University of Virginia. Collection materials also include two photographs, one of which depicts Coleman's son Lewis III among other University of...

Colleton estate photographs

 Collection — Box BW 20, Folder: 1 [X031688129]
Identifier: MSS 16440
Scope and Contents Note The Colleton estate photographs (circa 1890s-1910; 0.04 cubic foot) document the appearance of Colleton, a Cabell family estate in Nelson County. Materials include ten mounted photographs of the Colleton house and one photograph of the nearby James River. Colleton photograph subjects include rooms like the ballroom and library, along with a childhood portrait of Evelyn Byrd Robinson on the building's porch.The collection also contains a copy of Robinson's will, where she divides...

Joyce Crary show horse photo album

 Item — Ledger 1
Identifier: MSS 16300
Content Description The Joyce Crary show horse photo album (1940s; 0.2 cubic feet) contains photographs labeled by hand in white ink. 10 x 13 with 35 leaves containing around 120 black and white photographs, and a few pieces of ephemera, inserted into corner mounts. Photographs feature Joyce Crary, her family, and her friends and horses at the family ranch near Chico, California. Horses and riders are shown jumping, racing, and performing trick riding of various types. One image is of Joyce, her father, and a...

Clinton K. Curtis photograph albums

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16404
Content Description The Clinton K. Curtis photograph albums (1880s; 0.5 cubic feet) contain 76 photographs (albumen prints, most mounted, some hand-colored, probably commercially produced and sold) of views and people in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Thailand, and Burma, collected by U.S. Navy officer Clinton K. Curtis.

Elizabeth Howard papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2018-0102

Farm life photograph album

 Item — Ledger 1: [X031778607]
Identifier: MSS 16301
Scope and Contents The Farm Life photograph album (1910s; 0.2 cubic feet) depicts many children and family members with farm animals, mostly horses, but cats, dogs, chickens, and one elephant also appear in the images.One image depicts a horse wearing a covering labeled "Tom Mix's Tony". This is presumably Tony the Wonder Horse, the famous film companion of silent-film western star Tom Mix. Another image contains a street sign suggesting that this farm may have been located on or near...

Frances Parkinson Keyes family papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2017-0187

Geology of the Narrows Region, Virginia, typed manuscript

 Collection — Box BW 22, Folder: 1 [X031660929]
Identifier: MSS 16449
Scope and Contents Note Geology of the Narrows Region, Virginia typed manuscript (1920s; 0.03 cubic feet)is a manuscript by Elizabeth Barbara Mohr.

Gitchell Studio collection--addition 1

 Unprocessed — Box 1-166
Identifier: ViU-2017-0077

Holsinger photograph of Charlotte Kohler

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2018-0019

Ivey Foreman Lewis papers--addition

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2018-0072

J. Calvitt Clarke papers--addition 4

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: ViU-2018-0041

James N. Cortada papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2019-0109

Joan Crane letter and photographs

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2019-0107

Nunnally Johnson collection of Nathalia Crane papers

 Collection — Box BW 15, Folder: 1 [X030899232]
Identifier: MSS 16374
Scope and Contents The Nunnally Johnson collection of Nathalia Crane papers (1923-1926; 0.03 cubic feet) collection contains correspondence of Nunnally Johnson relating to Nathalia Crane, a child author whose authenticity was questioned. There are 14 letters from Nathalia Crane to Nunnally Johnson; 1 letter from HM Crist to Johnson, and 1 letter from Clarence Crane. Also included is a typescript poem "The First Writer," two photographs of Crane, and one graphite self-portrait by Crane.