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University of Virginia

LC control no.n 79053979
Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingUniversity of Virginia
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Variant(s)UVA
Virginia. University.
Université de Virginie
Virdzhinskiĭ universitet
See alsoCentral College (Charlottesville, Va.) Predecessor:
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Beginning date1819-01-25
LocatedCharlottesville (Va.)
Found inPhysicians' legal monitor, autumn 1990: t.p. (UVA) p. 6 (University of Virginia)
On-line french texts, 1995: [seal] (L'Université de Virginie)
Ėstonii︠a︡ i Rossii︠a︡, ėstont︠s︡y i russkie--dialog, 1997: t.p. (Virdzhinskiĭ universitet, SShA)
Thomas Jefferson, [1815?]: ("An act for establishing a college in the vicinity of Albemarle ... to be called the Central College")
Act establishing an university, [1819]: ("Be it declared by the General Assembly of Virginia that the conveyance of the lands and property pertaining to the Central College, in the county of Albemarle, which has been executed by the proctor thereof, under authority of the subscribers and founders, to the president and directors of the Literary Fund, is hereby accepted, for the use and on the conditions in the said deed of conveyance expressed, and be it enacted, that there shall be established, on the site provided for the said college, an university, to be called 'The University of Virginia' ... Passed January 25, 1819.")
"James Monroe's First Farm Site of the University of Virginia," Marker Number G-23, Va. Dept. of Hist. Resources, 2000: ("In 1817 the Board of Visitors of Central College purchased 43 3/4 acres of Monroe's old farm, for the Lawn and the Ranges of the 'academical village' that Jefferson was planning to build with private contributions. On 6 Oct. President Monroe, with former presidents Jefferson and Madison, laid the cornerstone for its first building, Pavilion VII. On 25 Jan. 1819, Central College was chartered by the General Assembly as the University of Virginia.")