Reference Department correspondence files, 1906, 1927-1980.

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University of Virginia. Library. Reference Dept. Reference Department correspondence files, 1906, 1927-1980.

Reference Department correspondence files, 1906, 1927-1980.

The collection contains topical files of reference questions answered by Department librarians and routine departmental correspondence. Major topics include Alderman Library, the Association of Research Libraries, the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries, the Southeastern Library Association, and the University of Virginia Medical Center Master plan of 1980. Smaller research topics include Fredson Bowers, Julian Boyd, John Hartwell Cocke, Charles William Dabney, Gothic novels, Donald R. Haynes, H.P. Houghton, Frances Parkinson Keyes, James J. Kilpatrick, Richard Henry Lee, Robert E. Lee, loyalty investigations, Ross Parmenter, Elizabeth Stoddard, Edward L. Stone, the University of Virginia strike and Vietnam Moratorium, women at the University, 1974, and Christopher Wren.

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Parmenter, Ross

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Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866

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Fluvanna County, Va. planter, reformer, and University of Virginia Board of Visitors member. From the description of Papers : of John Hartwell Cocke, 1806-1866. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793405 Planter, agricultural reformer, and brigadier general in the War of 1812. From the description of Papers, 1825-1872. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39330821 The James River and Kanawha Company The creation of Virg...

Houghton, Herbert Pierrepont, 1880-1964

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Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794

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From the guide to the Jay Johns Papers, 1918-1974., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary) Tall and aristocratic in bearing, Richard Henry Lee was an impassioned supporter of American independence in Virginia and later a prominent antagonist of the federal constitution. Born into one of the most prominent families in the colony on January 20, 1732, Lee was bred to a political life. The son of Thomas Lee, one-time president ...

Association of Southeastern Research Libraries. Meeting

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Association of Research Libraries.

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Association formed in 1932 for the purpose of improving the collections and services of its member libraries in support of higher education and research. Consists of large university libraries; research libraries in the United States and Canada, including the three national libraries of the United States: the Library of Congress, the National Agricultural Library, and the National Library of Medicine; and public and special libraries with large research collections. From the descript...

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). WorldC...

Keyes, Frances Parkinson, 1885-1970

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Frances Parkinson Wheeler Keyes (1885-1970), born in Virginia, was married to Henry Wilder Keyes (1863-1938); they had three children. Henry W. Keyes became governor of New Hampshire in 1917 and a United States senator in 1919. The family maintained multiple residences. Frances Parkinson Keyes wrote popular romantic novels emphasizing local color, descriptions of life among the upper classes, and generation-spanning sagas. She wrote over fifty books, alternating between books about Louisiana wit...

Haynes, Donald R.

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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). WorldC...

Boyd, Julian P. (Julian Parks), 1903-1980

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Librarian, Princeton University. From the description of Correspondence : to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1942-1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122619632 Boyd was Princeton University Librarian, 1940-1952, and a professor of history, and he began the Papers of Thomas Jefferson publishing project. From the description of Julian P. Boyd papers, 1935-1980. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 86126836 ...

Dabney, Charles William, 1855-1945

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Charles William Dabney was a scientist, educator, and author. Also represented in the collection are four generations of his ancestors, including William Dabney (ca. 1707-1772?); Charles Dabney (1745-1829); Charles William Dabney (1786-1833); Charles William Dabney (1809-1895); Robert Lewis Dabney (1820-1898); Lavinia (Morrison) Dabney (1823-1905); and James Morrison (fl. 1817-1865). From the description of Charles William Dabney papers, 1715-1945. WorldCat record id: 25968501 ...

Bowers, Fredson

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Author, editor, University of Virginia Professor of English. From the description of Papers of Fredson Thayer Bowers, 1595-1992 (bulk 1922-1992). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55225082 ...

University of Virginia. Medical Center

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Stoddard, Elizabeth, 1823-1902

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American writer of novels, stories, and poems. From the description of Letter : to [Henry Chandler] Bowen, [1889?] Sept. 27. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122530496 American author of novels and poems; wife of Richard Henry Stoddard. From the description of Papers of Elizabeth Stoddard, 1895 December 11. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31685636 From the description of Pa...

Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010

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Editor of Richmond News Leader, television commentator, author, syndicated newspaper columnist. From the description of Papers of James J. Kilpatrick, 1972-1997. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53046447 Newspaper editor, author, political commentator. From the description of A conservative view [manuscript], 1986-1987. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823272 From the description of A conservative view, 1966 January to Septem...

Stone, Edward L. (Edward Lee), 1864-1938

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Collector of Roanoke, Va. From the description of Papers of Edward L. Stone [manuscript], 1730-1802. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874449 Edward Lee Stone was born September 15, 1864, in Liberty, Virginia (now known as Bedford, VA) and died in 1938. After working for John P. Bell's printing company, Stone was promoted and eventually took over the business. He became a wealthy and prominent citizen of Roanoake through his business, the Stone Printing and Ma...

Southeastern Library Association

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University of Virginia. Library. Reference Dept.

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Wren, Christopher, Sir, 1632-1723

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Wren, British architect especially known for his design of St. Paul's Cathedral, London. From the description of [Letter] 1676 Jun. 1 To my Lord High Treasurer / Chr. Wren. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 503076756 Epithet: Professor of Astronomy at Gresham College British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000507.0x00010a English architect. From the description of Autograph letter si...