William R. Aylett Letter, 1854 December 13

William R. Aylett Letter, 1854 December 13 Description of UVA Faculty, Mr. Minor, Miss Burkhead from Orange, students, and Charlottesville Mrs. Judith P. Aylett, Ayletts, King William Co. Va. from Saml. G. Tomp___. Mss 15978

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    African-American World War II unit photograph, 1943

    African-American World War II Unit Photograph, 1943 1st Platoon CO.D. 8th Medical Training Battalion 3rd MED. TRG. Regt., Camp Pickett, VA U.S. Army-6/25/43 -- inscribed caption.

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      Carter Family Letterbook

      Robert “King” Carter (1662/3-1731) was born in Lancaster, Virginia, the son of John Carter and Sarah Ludlow Carter. One of the wealthiest colonists in eighteenth century Virginia, by the time of his death in 1732, Carter owned over 300, 000 acres of land, 48 plantations and owned over seven...

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        Holsinger Studio Ledgers

        The Holsinger Studio Collection in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia constitutes a unique photographic record of life in Charlottesville and Albemarle County from before the turn of the century through World War I through through ~9,000 glass...

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          Madison Friendship Lodge Grand United Order of Odd Fellows: Registers

          Madison Friendship Lodge Grand United Order of Odd Fellows: Registers

          The Madison Friendship Lodge Grand United Order of Odd Fellows collection (MSS 16411, Small Special Collections Library) contains minute books, financial records, correspondence, event programs, proceedings, a cemetary plot, a framed faternal collar, a fraternal apron, and a flag. Loose...

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            Matriculation Books (University of Virginia) V.1 (1825-1855)

            Matriculation Books (University of Virginia) V.1 (1825-1855)

            The Matriculation Books of the University of Virginia (RG-14/4/2.041, Small Special Collections Library), document each new and returning student to the University of Virginia officially registered: name, birth date, parent or guardian, place of residence, and courses of study. Records for...

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              Sally Hemings Underground Newsletter

              Sally Hemings Underground Newsletter

              In May 1970, in response to the shooting of four unarmed students at Kent State University by National Guardsmen, about 1,000 UVA students engaged in several days’ worth of rallies and marches on the Lawn and on Grounds. They joined students across the country in protesting expansion of the...

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                Virginia District Court Judge Appointments, 1789 and 1790

                Judges appointments for Staunton, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, and Dumfries, these district court judges were allotted in 1789: James Mercer and Richard Parker, Richard Cary and Cuthbert Bullitt (copy), Joseph Prentis and John Tyler (copy), and James Henry and Joseph Jones in 1790. 4...

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                  Virginia Letters, 1816 and 1826, Accession #10574

                  In a letter, 1816 January 25, St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, Va., writes to John Coalter on a financial matter and mentions a rumored account of Jefferson's death. In a letter, 1826 July 6, George Tucker, University of Virginia, writes to Gale & Seaton, Washington, reporting Jefferson's...

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                    Watson Family Papers: "Slave Notebook"

                    Watson Family Papers: "Slave Notebook"

                    The Papers of the Watson family (MSS 530, Small Special Collections Library) of Louisa County, Virginia is comprised of 10,000 items: including, business and personal correspondence, , ledger books, bank books, farm account books, and various memorandum books of this Louisa County family. Of...

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