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Women--United States--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Albemarle Female Institute (Va.) Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV As1
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1857-1858, of the Albemarle Female Institute of Charlottesville, Va.

Note: The 1858/59 and 1892/93 printed catalogs of the Albemarle Female Institute are in the Rare Book Collection.

Anne Christian Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D33
Scope and Contents Diary, 1877 October 11-December 17, of Anne Christian of [Richmond, Va. ?] The diary includes a description of Rutherford B. Hayes to the Virginia State Fair; and discusses the courtship of friends.

Elizabeth C. Chaplin Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00779
Scope and Contents Diary of Elizabeth C. Chaplin of Ipswich, Massachusetts, 1862, that reflects strong political opinions and abolitionist conviction. The following is excerpted for the description of the seller: "She was an active Republican and supporter of President Abraham Lincoln and went to plays and meeting with strong Abolitionists messages. In the very first entry she says, “she took the cars to Boston. My niece Mary Story met with me to see the play called the Octagon, preformed. It represented life in...

A. E. C. Hughes Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D31
Scope and Contents Diary, 1866 January 1-November 30, of [A. E. C. Hughes ?] of Richmond, Virginiaa. which describes visiting, weather, clothing, and a New Years Day Celebration. The volume also includes poetry, and other writings which were copied from other sources.

Mary Lou Blair Commonplace Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Co1
Scope and Contents Commonplace book, 1856-1858, of thoughts and feelings of Mary Lou Blair.

Pease Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2008.55
Scope and Contents This collection comprises letters sent primarily to and from Annie and Nellie Pease. They are from local friends and schoolmates as well as members of the Pease family who are situated for the most part in Bangor and Cornish, Maine. The letters deal with the personal lives of a close social network of young girls and their families who stay in touch after their graduation from school. The subjects of the letters range from classes, teachers and vacation plans to what is going on in the local...

Powell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 P875
Scope and Contents Letters and papers of Charles Leven Powell, his wife Selina (Lloyd) Powell and children of Loudoun County, Virginia; Henry, Illinois; Winchester, Virginia; and Alexandria, Virginia. There are also included papers of Charles Leven Powell's father, Cuthbert Powell. Prominent correspondents include Johns Hopkins, Eleanor Agnes Lee, Fitzhugh Lee, George Washington Custis Lee, Mary Anna Randolph (Custis) Lee, Hunter Holmes McGuire and James Monroe. Letters concern Robert Young...

Ryland Institute Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00141
Content Description Collection of certificates, announcements, a program of instruction, graduating exercises programs, a 1895- 1896 catalog, and two photographs of the Ryland Institute in Berkley, Virginia. The catalog was printed in 1895 by Fenn and Owen, Printers and Binders, Petersburg, Va. It lists the instructors of all departments, board of trustee members, and students for the session of 1894- 1895 along with their areas of education. It also lists all of the graduate from the years previous to...

Mattie J. West Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D32
Scope and Contents Diary, 1869-1871, of Mattie J. West, a teacher, at Gravel Hill, Buckingham County, Virginia. The volume discusses her work, religion, and includes poetry and recipes.