6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) University of Virginia.

  1. Clinton Joseph Davisson papers, 1908-1962

    3,000 items ; 13 containers plus 1 oversize ; 5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist. Scientific papers, articles, and notes relating largely to Davisson's research on secondary emissions of electrons, electron optics, construction of instruments for electron focusing, and crystal physics while employed by Western Electric Company and Bell Telephone Laboratories, and also including lecture notes, personal correspondence, and photographs.

  2. Thomas Jefferson papers, 1606-1943

    25,000 items ; 225 containers plus 15 oversize ; 90 linear feet ; 65 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, vice president, and secretary of state; diplomat, architect, inventor, planter, and philosopher. Correspondence, official statements and addresses, including a rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, plantation and personal accounts, notebook, fee book, case book, garden book, farm book, calculations of interest, records of early Virginia laws and history and...

  3. Nicholas Philip Trist papers, 1795-1873

    6,500 items ; 16 containers ; 6.4 linear feet ; 17 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat and lawyer. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, notes, reports, legal and financial papers, writings, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Trist's tenure as U.S. consul in Havana and his role in negotiating the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican War. Other topics include Trist's business interests, particularly his sugar plantations...

  4. Arthur J. Morris papers, 1888-1976

    5,800 items ; 20 containers plus 1 oversize ; 8.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and banker. Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, reports, photographs, and printed matter relating to Morris's career as a banker and his development of consumer credit in the American banking industry.

  5. Simons family papers, 1887-1982

    3,850 items ; 16 containers ; 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Members of the Simons (Simmons) family, an African-American family centered in South Carolina and Washington, D.C., especially William H. Simons (1881-1938), Baptist missionary and Young Men's Christian Association official, and members of the allied Garrett and Nicholson families. Correspondence, diaries and diary notes, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to William H. Simons and his...

  6. Ellis & Allan Company records, 1795-1889

    80,000 items ; 633 containers ; 132 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    General merchants and tobacco traders. Business and personal correspondence, journals, ledgers, daybooks, cashbooks, tobacco books, and other mercantile records of the firms of Ellis & Allan, Thomas & Charles Ellis, Ellis & Sons, and Thomas and Charles Ellis & Company of Richmond, Va. Includes records of the counterpart firm in London, Allan & Ellis, as well as those of several subsidiary...