Address: P.O. Box 400110, Charlottesville, VA. 22904-4110
Telephone number: (434) 243-1776
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Overview of the collections:
The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library holds more than 16 million objects including manuscripts, archival records, rare books, maps, broadsides, photographs, audio and video recordings and more.
Collections are particularly strong in American and British literature, the history of Virginia and the southeastern United States, the history and archives of the University of Virginia, sporting books and manuscripts, World War I, bibliography and book arts (including fine press books, pop-up books, artists’ book, and typography).
Archives, manuscripts, correspondences, and/or oral histories
The entire collection of manuscripts is 10½ million documents. It is not certain how much of this pertains to religion. The religion collection is primarily 19th to 20th century. Below are some of the religion-related highlights:
Confederate military chaplains; Evangelical Lutheran Church; Methodist Episcopal Church, South; Missions and missionaries; Presbyterian Church