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John Mitchell Brooks collection of NAACP files

Identifier: M 296
Scope and Contents Information The John Mitchell Brooks collection of NAACP files, 1957-1960, is a collection of administrative paperwork and correspondence used by John Mitchell Brooks during his initial years as director of the national voter registration and education program of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). The materials primarily consist of files regarding the state branches of the NAACP across the United States. These branch files contain correspondence and statistical...
Dates: 1957-1960, 1978

Robert P. Buford Papers

Identifier: M 289
Scope and Content Information

The collection consists of correspondence, reports, memoranda, minutes and plans concerning the negotiation of a water-sewer agreement between the City of Richmond and the County of Henrico and the working papers of the James River Port Study Task Force.

Dates: 1966-1988

Melvin W. Burnett papers

Identifier: M 239
Scope and Contents

The collection contains copies of materials on the history and government of Chesterfield County and some published materials. Photographs have been transferred to the University Photograph Collection.

Dates: 1952-1984

Chris Burnside papers

Identifier: M 393
Scope and Contents

The collection documents Chris Burnside's performances, 1981 to 2009. The collection contains reproductions of articles about Burnside and his work as well as video of thirty performances which have been digitized from various media storage formats. Other materials include flyers, posters, promotional pamphlets, exhibition books, and correspondence. Of particular note are items relating to a benediction that Burnside composed for the re-opening of the Grace Street Theater in 1996.

Dates: 1981-2009; Majority of material found within 1981 - 2009

Sadie Heath Cabaniss Letters

Identifier: Acc. 30
Scope and Content

The collection contains three items. The letter from Isabel Hampton Robb and the list of questions for the anatomy and physiology exam were written during her tenure as Superintendent of the Old Dominion Training School. Cabaniss wrote the letter to Mary Louise Spencer during her time on the Virginia State Board of Examiners of Nurses.

Dates: 1900-1904

Ballard Hartwell Cabell collection

Identifier: M 213-187
Scope and Contents

This collection includes scrapbooks, memorabilia, and personal items belonging to Cabell.

Dates: 1915-1969

James Branch Cabell collection

Identifier: M 214
Scope and Contents The collection contains James Branch Cabell’s personal papers along with materials by other creators related to Cabell. Cabell corresponded with a number of American and British authors such as H.L. Mencken, Ellen Glasgow, Sinclair Lewis, and Theodore Dreiser, as well as with family, friends, editors and publishers. Other materials of note include his manuscripts with Cabells handwritten edits, his notebooks containing information about his published works along with poems and other...
Dates: 1860-1971

Margaret Freeman Cabell papers

Identifier: M 228
Scope and Contents

The Margaret Waller Freeman Cabell papers date from 1910 to 1982 and consist of papers and memorabilia from the activities of Cabell, James Branch Cabell, Ballard Hartwell Cabell, and other family members. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence between Margaret Freeman Cabell, James Branch Cabell, and their friends, colleagues, and business associates.

Dates: 1910 - 1982

Capital Area Agency on Aging records

Identifier: M 361
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials created by the Capital Area Agency on Aging that document the agency’s operations, programs, and outreach activities. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence, minutes, and other documents generated by the agency’s committees. Also included are records concerning various service programs as well as reference materials.

Dates: 1985 - 2003

The Helena Lefroy Caperton papers

Identifier: M 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence, manuscripts of short stories, articles, reviews, and other literary efforts, reviews of Caperton's works, bills and receipts, photographs and other papers relating to her career and family life. Includes correspondence with publishers and periodicals and material on Virginia and Irish legends and folktales, and social life in Virginia and England. Correspondents include William Rose Benet, Edward O'Brien, Dorothy Parker, Charles Scribner, Claude Swanson and Alexander...
Dates: 1918 - 1961

Charles P. Cardwell, Jr. collection

Identifier: 91.Aug.15
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the personal papers of Charles P. Cardwell, Jr. when he served as president-elect, then president of the Virginia Hospital Association. The papers include annual reports, committee reports, policy proposals, as well as personal and professional correspondence from 1950-1953. The papers focus on issues like standardization of nursing education, hospital insurance consolidation and reform, hospital finances, and indigent patient care.

Dates: 1950-1953

Mary Holt Woolfolk Carlton papers

Identifier: M 11
Scope and Contents The collection documents Carlton's activities as an activist in the emerging women's movement of the 1970s and includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, publications, and other materials dating mostly from the 1970s. Much of the correspondence includes copies of the letters Carlton sent and the replies she received. One of the most significant portions of the collection pertains to Carlton's activities, and those of other local supporters, regarding passage of the Equal Rights Amendment...
Dates: 1969 - 1983

Robert B. Carper papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 83.Jun.09
Scope and Contents

The collection includes items related to Carper's time as a student at the Medical College of Virginia, a daguerreotype of Carper, and a lock of his hair.

Dates: 1820-1866

Central Richmond Association records

Identifier: M 195
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of newspaper clippings, photographs, and event information.

Dates: 1959-1982

Central Virginia gay and lesbian publications collection

Identifier: M 334
Scope and Contents This collection principally contains publications related to and concerning the gay and lesbian community in Central Virginia. Consists of organization newsletters, advertisement broadsides and flyers, newspapers, and magazines. Principally contains publications produced by specific organizations (i. e. newsletters and advertisements) and nationally and locally published magazines and newspapers that concern gay and lesbian issues but that are not associated with any one organization (i. e....
Dates: 1987-2005

Central Virginia Primetimers records

Identifier: M 353
Scope and Contents

Records, 2002-2006, of the Central Virginia Primetimers consists of board of directors minutes, newsletters, and officers' election ballots for the organization as well as magazine articles, funeral programs, and website printouts related to specific members.

Dates: 2002-2006

Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU photographs and publications

Identifier: 2013.Feb.26
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, a magazine, and a promotional booklet for the hospital. The collection provides some insight into the early history and services of the hospital as well as the children who were patients. The photographs are undated with the exception of one labled 1911 of a female adolescent with scoliosis. This photograph predates the clinic and hospital. The majority of the photographs are of patients and staff at the convalescent...
Dates: 1911-1958

Martin P. Chworsky collection

Identifier: M 10
Scope and Contents

The Martin P. Chworsky collection consists of excerpted articles in the area of human relations by various authors, certain of Dr. Chworsky's writings and lecture notes, and miscellaneous data and correspondence related to his years as director of the Albert M. Greenfield Center for Human Relations at the University of Pennsylvania. All materials are basically from the period 1957-1964 which coincides with his major period of publishing activity, 1955-1966.

Dates: 1948-1967

Adele Goodman Clark papers

Identifier: M 9
Scope and Contents The Adèle Goodman Clark papers document the life and activities of Miss Clark (1882-1983) throughout her adult life, as well as those of her closest friends and relatives. Miss Clark was a member of a small group of civically active Richmond women whose names appear throughout the collection. Of particular note are members of Clark's family, Edith Clark Cowles, Willoughby Ions, and friends Roberta Wellford, Lila Meade Valentine, Lucy Randolph Mason, Ida Mae Thompson, Eudora W. Ramsay...
Dates: 1849-1978

Collie Burton Papers

Identifier: M 267
Scope and Content Information

The collection includes articles, correspondence and publications on various issues. The bulk of the material details the lawsuits against the FCC and Richmond area radio and television stations initiated by the Black Broadcasting Coalition (BBC) in the early 1970s.

Dates: 1965-1977

Commonwealth Council of the Girl Scouts of Virginia records

Identifier: M 400
Scope and Contents The Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia (GSCV) records are composed of documents, correspondence, photographs, audio-visual materials, textiles, and artifacts that chronicle the evolution of Girl Scouting in the greater Richmond, Virginia area and the creation of the Commonwealth Council. The collection ranges in date from approximately 1913 through 2012, with the bulk of the materials falling within 1924-2005. The collection has been arranged into nine series....
Dates: 1910-2012

Dr. James H. Conway medical ledger

Identifier: 87.Jul.25
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a medical ledger book dated 1817-1822. It includes a listings of patients, services rendered, as well as payments received. There are several notations within the ledger by William Barksdale, who is the executor of Conway's estate. These notations concern settlements of accounts and occur as late as 1822.

Dates: 1817-1822

William Lee Cosby papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1984.02.04
Content Description

The collection consists of correspondence to and about Dr. Cosby, photographs of time in the Richmond Ambulance Corps and at the Medical College of Virginia, photographs of his family, a 1909 MCV commencement program and diploma seal, and newspaper clippings detailing Dr. Cosby's life on the Eastern Shore.

Dates: 1904 - 1980

Virginia Crockford papers

Identifier: M 283
Scope and Contents The Virginia Crockford papers, 1955-1999, bulk 1961-1975, is a collection of materials used by Virginia Crockford during her tenure on the City of Richmond School Board (1962-1972) and on the steering committee of the Richmond Tomorrow strategic planning group (1989-1993). The collection primarily consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, task force reports, and informational material regarding Richmond City Public Schools. A primary focus of the material is the desegregation of Richmond...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1955-1999, 1961-1975

George Cruikshank collection

Identifier: M 193
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of eight sketches and notes by Cruikshank dated 1833, 1845, 1852, 1874, and undated. The collection also contains seven autographed letters to Cruikshank, and one un-mailed mourning envelope addressed in Cruikshank's hand, with his signature for return address. The letters total 13 pages are on matters of business, arrangements for printing his drawings, passes to exhibits of his works, and the like, 1860-1872. Special Collections and Archives also has a...
Dates: 1833-1872

Billy DeBeck collection

Identifier: M 147
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Mr. DeBeck's library of 121 books, many with notes and sketches by the artist were transferred to book collection. A green door that has artwork by DeBeck depicting Barney Google and his racehorse, Spark Plug is part of the collection. A first day cover U.S. postage stamp of Barney Google was added in 2003. A second first day U.S. postage stamp was added in 2006.

Dates: 1915 - 1994

Willie Dell papers

Identifier: M 61
Scope and Contents The Willie Dell papers, 1972-1994, is a collection of material used by and related to former Richmond City Council member, Willie Dell. The collection consists of Dell's correspondence, political campaign files, city council administrative files, news clippings, and other assorted materials related to politics in the Richmond area. The collection provides a look into Black politics in Richmond in the decades following the Civil Rights Movement. The collection additionally provides insight...
Dates: 1972-1994

Emily Dickinson letter to Mrs. Henry Hills

Identifier: M 235
Scope and Content This letter is from Emily Dickinson to her neighbor Mrs. Henry Hills (Adelaide Spencer Hills). The letter is unsigned and undated. It reads: Vocal, is but one form of remembrance, dear friend. the cherishing that is speechless, is equally warm - The letter was first published in 1894, in the two-volume The Letters of Emily Dickinson edited by Mabel Loomis Todd. After the death...
Dates: circa 1879

Diploma and Certificate collection

Identifier: 2015.Feb.03
Scope and Contents Over time the Health Sciences Library, Special Collections and Archives has received numerous diplomas and certificates. These have sometimes been single item donations or have come in with larger donations. This finding aid allows users to more easily learn about and locate these items. This collection includes diplomas that span the history of the Medical College of Virginia (MCV), beginning with diplomas issued when it was still a department of Hampden-Sydney College. Also included are...
Dates: 1815-

Horace H. Edwards papers

Identifier: M 246
Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondences, reports, files and published materials dating from 1941 through 1977. The bulk of the collection dates from the 1950s through the mid 1970s and focuses on Mr. Edwards activities with the National and Virginia Municipal Leagues, the City of Richmond, the annexation of Chesterfield County.

Dates: 1941-1977

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