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Algernon B. Chandler, Jr. Records

Identifier: MSS.0003
Scope and Contents The collection contains Algernon B. Chandler, Jr.'s records from 1919-1928, and principally includes correspondence related to school employees and students; reports to various state education and governmental bodies; and items documenting the fundraising for and building of the Student Alumnae Services Building. Much of the correspondence in Series 1 concerns the appointments and reappointments of College faculty, and several memos are signed by the faculty members. Letters also concern...
Dates: 1912 -1928

Convocations and Assemblies

 Record Group
Identifier: RG030
Scope and Contents

This collection features records generated from assorted convocations and student assemblies conducted from 1939 to the present. Events contained here include Honor Convocation, Senior Convocation, Chancellor's Convocation, Spring Convocation, Honorary Tapping Convocation, Installation Convocation, and chapel events. Materials associated with these events include programs, speeches, schedules, and invitations.

Dates: 1939-

Dennis G. DaLuiso Papers

Identifier: MSS.0013
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials documenting Dennis DaLuiso's activities as a professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Mary Washington College from 1971-1977. Most of the materials concern the various plays he directed, including photographs, scripts, notes, directions, and performance programs. Contents also reflect DaLuiso's work as an instructor, including notes, syllabi, and various teaching materials for the courses he taught.

Dates: 1971-1978

Edward H. Russell Records

Identifier: MSS.0005
Scope and Contents The collection contains Edward H. Russell's records from 1909-1919, and principally includes correspondence related to school subjects and personnel; reports to various state education bodies; reports on teachers salaries and summer school; and reports of comparative statistics with other similar institutions. Some reports in this collection were generated by Dean Algernon B. Chandler, Jr. acting on behalf of the President.Folder 8 contains materials pertaining to the appointment...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1909-1919

James L. Farmer, Jr. Papers

Identifier: MSS.0007
Scope and Contents The James L. Farmer, Jr. Papers principally document Farmer's career at Mary Washington College (now University of Mary Washington), as well as his various additional political and social activities during that time. The papers were transferred from Farmer's home and office in Spotsylvania County. The papers include correspondence, printed materials, photographs, audiovisual materials, and other items reflective of his activities towards the end of his life, as well as memorials and...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1965-1999

Jean Slater Edson Papers

Identifier: MSS.0009
Scope and Contents The Jean Slater Edson papers span 3 boxes that contain her original music manuscripts, programs or news clippings that she was featured in, correspondence regarding her personal life and music, a vinyl of her original music, and other miscellaneous items that pertain to her. The dated materials span 1929 to 1984. Although the majority of her compositions are undated, most of her dated works were created during her time as a teacher at Mary Washington College. Additionally, most...
Dates: 1929-1984

Judy G. Hample Records

Identifier: MSS.0011
Scope and Contents The collection consists Dr. Judy G. Hample's records as UMW President from 2008 to 2010. The records include inaugural information, recognitions of personal achievement, publications, speeches, correspondence, and administrative information. The bulk of the collection pertains to Hample’s inauguration on April 3, 2009, comprising numerous certificates of congratulation as well as letters of regret for not being able to attend the ceremony, along with material pertaining to the planning...
Dates: 2007-2010

Michael Louis Altstetter Records

Identifier: MSS.0006
Content Description The Michael Louis Altstetter Records consist of what are presumed to be his office files, due to the time frame and nature of information. The collection spans the years 1929-1934, when Dr. Altstetter served in an administrative capacity at Fredericksburg State Teachers College, and contains correspondence related to his duties as Dean and Registrar. The correspondence in Series 1 pertains specifically to students' academic deficiencies and discipline and features exchanges between Dean...
Dates: 1929-1934

News Releases

 Record Group
Identifier: RG13.R

Records of the Board of Visitors

 Record Group
Identifier: RG002
Scope and Contents

This collection contains records produced by the Board of Visitors. These records contain, but are not limited to: meeting minutes, correspondence, manuals, speeches, actions, memoranda, resolutions, materials pertaining to individual board members, and general documents.

Dates: 1908-2010

Records of the James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library

 Record Group
Identifier: RG016.01
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers regarding the James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library from 1963 to the present. The papers include administrative files regarding the mission and operation of the museum, as well as legal records and correspondence concerning the ownership of the museum site and disputes arising in 1972 when Mary Washington College seaparated from the University of Virginia. Also included are documents relating to the Board of Regents and its members, published works and...
Dates: 1969-2012


Identifier: MSS.0010

Theatre and Dance

Identifier: RG022.21
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials generated from the Department of Theatre and Dance. These items are primarily printed materials promoting and accompanying various performances. The collection also contains some additional content such as newsletters, media releases, marketing materials for the major programs, and course documents.

Dates: 1969-

University Relations and Communications, James L. Farmer Records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG013-03-Farmer
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials that have been transferred to UMW Archives from the Office of University Relations and Communications, dating from 1984-2008. The majority of the collection's content includes public media materials such as television and radio appearances, and newspaper and magazine articles. The collection also includes correspondence, secretarial notes, speeches written by James Farmer, and documenation of some of Dr. Farmer's many awards and honors. These materials...
Dates: 1984 - 2008

William B. Hanson Faculty Records

Identifier: MSS.0002

Faculty records of William "Bill" Byrd Hanson, professor at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Bulk of records document Hanson's efforts to memorialize Civil Rights leader and former UMW professor James Farmer, Jr. Also included are publications on Farmer and audio-visual materials.

Dates: 1909-2005

William J. Frawley Records

Identifier: MSS.0012
Scope and Contents This collection includes material encompassing the search for a new president beginning in 2005, through President Frawley's brief tenure as president, and ending with material relating to his separation from UMW in 2007. The bulk of the collection is content from President Frawley's inauguration, composed largely of congratulatory certificates and correspondence between members of various planning subcommittees. The collection also includes correspondence composed and received during Dr....
Dates: 2005-2008

William M. Anderson, Jr. Records

Identifier: MSS.0004
Scope and Contents This collection is arranged into twenty-four main series, in thirty-eight record storage boxes for a total of about 16 linear feet. The first series is senior staff papers from the President's Office during Dr. Anderson's administration. Other series cover commencement records, honor convocation lists, campus buildings and grounds records, annual reports, state of Virginia papers, national educational papers, various university program documents, Southern educational materials, financial...
Dates: 1974-2006