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facilities_panning_1956_bowman.jpg
Letter from A. Smith Bowman to Clarence A. Steele reminding him the Bowman's original offer of December 1954 and increasing the amount of land offered by one hundred additional acres. Bowman recognizes that Sunset Hills may not be near the center of…

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Two sample photographs from a series of photographs entitled "Ravensworth College". Photographs depict the Ravensworth property offered for acquisition by the University for the Branch College. Two (black and white) photographs.

steele_1_3_6_7_1956.pdf
Mimeographed press statement with annotations announcing the selection of the Ravensworth Farm property by the Advisory Council, June 7, 1956. Three pages.

steele_1_4_9_15_1956.pdf
Copy of final report of the Board of Visitors regarding the recommendation of the site for the future branch college of the University of Virginia in northern Virginia. In this report the Board recommends the Sunset Hill site in Herndon over the…

wood_1_1_9_24_1956.pdf
Open letter from the Springfield Committee for the Northern Virginia University Center, September 24, 1956. Letter is in response to the September 15th recommendation by the Board of Visitors, University of Virginia that the Sunset Hills property…

facilities_planning_2_3_your_university.pdf
Open letter addressed to students at the Northern Virginia University Center from Students for a Conveniently Located College (Ben White, Dale Saulnier, Joe Duvall, Clara Allison, Paul Sameth, Evelyn Lucht, Uly H. Gooch, Beth W. Anderson, William…

mann_22_10_10_18_1956.pdf
Strongly worded letter (draft) from C. Harrison Mann to Francis E. Berkeley, Secretary to the Board of Visitors, University of Virginia, October 18, 1956. In this letter Mann informs Berkeley of the history of the Advisory Council to the Northern…

facilities_planning_1_11_7_20_1957.jpg
Letter from Colgate W. Darden, Jr. President of the Univeristy of Virginia to J.N.G. (John Norville Gibson) Finley, Director of the Northern Virginia University Center in Arlington, Va. directing him to proceed with the organization of the branch…

facilities_planning_1_11_9_23_1957.jpg
Letter from Colgate W. Darden, Jr. President of the Univeristy of Virginia to J.N.G. (John Norville Gibson) Finley, Director of the Northern Virginia University Center in Arlington, Va.advising him that he (Darden) and George B. Zehmer, Head of the…

facilities_planning_1_11_12_17_1957.jpg
Letter from Colgate W. Darden to J.N.G. (John Norville Gibson) Finley of December 17, 1957. Darden thanks Finley for sending him an unidentified article from the Northern Virginia Sun. He also discusses the site selection controversy, adding that he…
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