University of Virginia

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University of Virginia student from Lexington, Ky.; afterwards a Presbyterian minister and missionary to Brazil.

From the description of Diploma awarded to John Rockwell Smith [manuscript], 1866 June 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647905124

Lt., C.S.A.; teacher, Norwood School, Nelson County, Va.; principal Select School, New York, N.Y.

From the description of Diplomas of Waller Holladay [manuscript], 1858-1872. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647903914

On 7 March 1827 the General Assembly passed an act authorizing the Board of Visitors of the University of Virginia to borrow money from individuals to pay the debts of the institution. Thomas Jefferson Randolph (grandson of Thomas Jefferson), as trustee for his mother Martha Randolph, loaned the University $500 at 6 percent interest per year, redeemable in twenty years. In 1837 responsibility for repayment of the loan was transferred to the president and directors of the Literary Fund.

From the description of Register of Certificates and Receipts for Stock Issued by the University of Virginia to Mrs. Martha Randolph, 1828-1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122624247

Robert Beall Hightower received his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 1932 June 14 and interned at the University of Virginia Hospital following graduation.

From the description of Diploma of Robert Beall Hightower [manuscript], 1923. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647916276

Frank Loucks Hereford, Jr., fifth president of the University, 1974-1985.

From the description of In Memoriam/ Frank Loucks Hereford, Jr./1923-2004/Fifth President of the University of Virginia/Cabell Hall/November 20, 2004 [manuscript], 2004 November 20. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647985157

Later a doctor and surgeon, C.S.A.

From the description of Absence report of Richard Augustus Harrell while at University [manuscript] 1857 Mar. 2. 1857. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647959939

The diploma is the gift of Charles Parkhill, son of John Parkhill, and also a University of Virginia alumnus.

From the description of Diploma of John H. Parkhill [manuscript], 1842 July 4. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647918774

Carthon Archer was later a physician in Richmond, Va.

From the description of Certificates awarded to Carthon Archer for the completion of certain courses at the University of Virginia [manuscript] 1843 July 4. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647957541

Committee overseeing the Page-Barbour Foundation and James W. Richard Lectureship established to fund lectures by eminent scholars in the letters and sciences, and in comparative history and the Christian religion respectively.

From the description of Papers of the Page-Barbour and Richard Lecture Committees, 1935-1981, (bulk 1952-1974). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814738

Member of the U. Va. Board of Visitors, the Virginia House of Delegates and the U.S. and Confederate Congresses.

From the description of Diploma of Muscoe R. H. Garnett [manuscript], 1842 July 4. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648019750

Watson was a University of Virginia student from Charlottesville; later a physician in Augusta County, Va., living near the old Tinkling Springs Church.

From the description of Diploma awarded to James M. Watson [manuscript], 1851 June 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647997704

United States Army officer; Confederate States of America Army general; and president of Washington College.

From the description of Resolutions in memory of Robert E. Lee [manuscript], 1870 October 15 and 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647908284

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Subjects:

  • Art, American
  • Philosophy
  • Proclamations
  • Smithsonian Exchange
  • Universities and colleges--Food service
  • Lectures and lecturing
  • Commencement ceremonies
  • Steam-heating
  • Vaults (Architecture)
  • Creative Writing Contest
  • Psychology
  • Recommendations For Positions
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Building, Fireproof
  • Tile construction
  • Medals
  • College students--Conduct of life
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Finance, Public

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  • Romania (as recorded)
  • Suffolk (Va.) (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • University of Virginia Lawn (Charlottesville, Va.) (as recorded)