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Virginia Student Civil Rights Committee Oral History collection

Identifier: M 559
Content Description

Oral histories taken for the VSCRC 50th Reunion Oral History Project in Blackstone, VA. Professors Brian Daugherity and Ryan Smith interview former members of the VSCRC to obtain information about their work with the organization in the 1960s, in addition to their work with Civil Rights in general.

Dates: 20 June 2015; 09 April 2016

Virginia Writer's Club records

Identifier: M 160
Scope and Content Information

The Club does not possess minutes for the years 1923-1961 and the current collection contains materials from 1951 to 1994. The archives includes correspondence, minutes, manuscripts, achievement notices, news clippings, by-laws, photographs and membership lists. The bulk of the material dates from the 1980s and 1990s and has been submitted to the archives by various members of the club.

Dates: 1951-

Adalbert J. Volck Collection of Etchings

Identifier: M 149
Scope and Content

The Volck Collection is comprised of 29 Confederate War Etchings and three folders containing articles about the artist and his work. Also included is an original first edition of "The Grasshopper," a cantata written by a Virginian, Innes Randolph, and illustrated by Volck.

Dates: 1861-1979

Hilda Yates Warden papers

Identifier: M 376
Scope and Contents The collection includes minutes, correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, various publications and other materials related to Warden's interests in civil rights and prisoner treatment. The materials date from the mid-1960s until the mid-2000s although the bulk of the collection is from 1969-1971. A significant portion of the collection is comprised of materials from her activities within the Virginia Commission on Human Relations, Richmond Y.W.C.A., and Offender Aid and Restoration. The...
Dates: 1959-2005

Robert B. Ware papers

Identifier: 2005.Nov.21
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of memorabilia from Ware's years in medical school and wartime service.

Dates: 1939-1945

Albert J. Wasserman Papers

Identifier: 2012.Jun.11
Scope and Content The papers of Albert J. Wasserman include materials relating to his career at the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) as a professor of medicine and clinical pharmacology. These materials including his subject files and his person papers.Series 1: Subject Files, 1925-1995. This series consists of a representative sample of materials from Wasserman's subject files which include lecture notes, abstracts, journal articles, grand rounds case studies, and other materials related to...
Dates: 1925 - 2003

John C. Watkins papers

Identifier: M 300
Scope and Contents The collection contains the office files of Senator John C. Watkins (1947- ) covering the years from 1979 through 2001 and includes correspondence, reports, memoranda, files on legislation and various topics and issues that the Virginia General Assembly addressed during this time period. The correspondence contains letters to and from Senator Watkins and includes constituent requests for favors or patronage and letters of inquiry about legislation. Correspondents include United States...
Dates: 1979 - 2001

Lucian Louis Watts papers

Identifier: M 12
Scope and Contents

The Lucian Louis Watts Papers, 1921-1960, comprising ca. 300 items, consists primarily of correspondence relating to Watts' work with the blind through the Virginia Association of Workers for the Blind, the Virginia Commission for the Visually Handicapped, and the House of Delegates. The collection also includes speeches and articles by Watts and others relating to loss of vision and education of the visually handicapped.

Dates: 1921-1960

Hannah Allen Jeter Weiser papers

Identifier: 1991.Jul.14
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related primarily to Wesier's education and career as a public health nurse as well as a few personal papers. These papers include course notes, some correspondence, drawings, medical pamphlets, maps, newspaper clippings, and a scrapbook. Series 1: Educational and Professional papers, 1917-1978. These materials include her class notes from nursing school, materials from the Instructive Visiting Nurse Association, medical reprints, a collection...
Dates: 1906 - 1983

The Roberta Wellford collection of Women's Rights ephemera

Identifier: M 86
Scope and Contents This collection compiled by Roberta Wellford consists of 53 items of women's suffrage and civil rights ephemera from the early 20th century. Included in this assortment are 2 copies of an address by Carrie Chapman Catt before the League of Women Voters (1920); National League of Women Voters (NLWV) pamphlets, booklets, and notes from the 1921, 1922, 1923 conventions, and 4 copies of organization by-laws (n.d.); a NLWV booklet: "A Record of Four Years...1920-1924"; 2 copies of a booklet...
Dates: 1915-1956

West of the Boulevard Civic Association records

Identifier: M 263
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of various documents relating to the Board of Directors, members, and special projects of the West of the Boulevard Civic Association ranging in date from 1964-1995, including the West of the Boulevard area designation as a Virginia Historic District.

Dates: 1964-1995

Juanita White papers

Identifier: M 354
Scope and Contents The Juanita White Papers, 1970-1997, consists of the personal files and publications used by Juanita White while participating in feminist organizations in Richmond. The papers provide insight into White's involvement in the National Organization for Women and other feminist causes in the Richmond area. White's personal files include her daybooks and correspondence which detail the meetings, protests, and rallies she attended between 1975 and 1986. The collection includes the...
Dates: 1970-1997, bulk 1970-1986

Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Collection

Identifier: M 350
Scope and Contents

The collection contains awards programs, ballots, calls for entries and comic books, graphic novels, journals, and comics-related books that were nominated for awards.

Dates: 1988-

Henry I. Willett papers

Identifier: M 236
Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials covering Willett's years with the Richmond City schools and includes reports, studies and notebooks of his speeches before different organizations.

Dates: 1946-1974

William Byrd Community House records

Identifier: M 259
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the history, camps, committees and programs, the Oregon Hill Project, reports and budgets of the William Byrd Community House. There are also a small number of slides that show the houses involved in the housing projects of Oregon Hill and other programs.

Dates: 1946-1986

Frances Leigh Williams papers

Identifier: M 20
Scope and Contents

The Papers of Frances Leigh Williams includes Miss Williams' major published works, in manuscript and proof form, as well as letters from Ellen Glasgow and Carl Van Vechten.

Dates: 1935-1977

Otti Y. Windmueller papers

Identifier: M 424
Content Description

This collection chronicles some of her accomplishments at VCU’s Department of Fashion as well as glimpses into her life through correspondence to Ms. Windmueller. The collection also helps tell the story of her survival as young Jewish Woman in Nazi Germany, primarily through photographs and newspaper clippings though there are a few letters from friends and family which lend more information to this time in her life.

Most materials are in English, but a minority are in German.

Dates: 1951-1999

Hank Wolfe papers

Identifier: M 171
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials relating to Wolfe's career as a newspaperman and work as an athletic organizer in Richmond, Virginia, from 1932 to 1978. In addition to biographical materials, there are records relating to his service on the Richmond Baseball Commission in the mid-1930s, his membership in the Richmond Newspaper Guild and his organization of the Richmond Jewish Athletic Hall of Fame for 1954-1957. There are lists of Virginia athletic championships maintained by Wolfe and...
Dates: 1927-1981

Women's suffrage printed ephemera collection

Identifier: M 71
Scope and Contents

Fifteen printed items were purchased from book dealers in the 1990's. Except for one item from Chicago, these printed handbills and pamphlets are from the state of New York circa 1917 and before.

Dates: 1860-1917

Otho Clement Wright collection

Identifier: 2005.Apr.09
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the two medical ledgers (1896-1898, 1900-1905) used in Wright's practice. The ledgers list business transactions with patients. A typical entry will include a date, a brief description of the service performed, and a dollar amount of the service. The collection does not contain any personal or other professional information.

Dates: 1896-1905

Fred Orr Wygal papers

Identifier: M 154
Scope and Contents The Wygal Papers contain primarily materials related to education in Virginia, particularly higher education, and to activities of the Methodist Church. Included in the collection are numerous reports of self- studies conducted by elementary schools in Virginia in which Wygal participated, as well as an investigative study of Radford University. In addition, the collection contains a report and materials related to a self-study conducted by Reveille Methodist Church in which Wygal took an...
Dates: 1881 - 1980

Richmond YWCA records

Identifier: M 373
Scope and Content Information

The collection consists of records created or acquired by the YWCA of Richmond in the course of its regular operations. Materials found in the collection include reports, minutes, budgets, financial records, correspondence, lists, memoranda, bylaws, attendance records, manuals, schedules, proposals, deeds, printed materials, and photographic materials dating from 1901 to 2002.

Dates: 1901-2002

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