Below are our sources and data for the information presented in our stories. Our hope is that users of our project and future researchers will be able to use this information in order to continue telling the story of the UVA Foundation and land, legacy, and power in Charlottesville.
Searchable minutes of UVA Board of Visitors meetings. Our project primarily refers to meetings from the 1980s and 1990s.
Searchable Charlottesville City property records. We used search results on property owned by UVA and the UVA Foundation.
Extracted real estate parcel transfer data for UVA- and UVA Foundation-owned properties in Charlottesville. Contains most recent transfers only; transfer sum not always available. Data extracted from ARCGIS on November 22, 2019.
Extracted real estate parcel transfer data for UVA- and UVA Foundation-owned properties in Albemarle County. Contains most recent transfers only; transfer sum not always available. Data extracted from ARCGIS on November 22, 2019.
Data on real estate, public safety, infrastucture, and more in Charlottesville. Source for our project’s real estate parcel data.
Official website of the UVA Foundation. Portfolio of current UVA real estate development projects. We accessed previous versions of the site via the Wayback Machine.
ARCGIS datasets and maps for Charlottesville and Albemarle County. We used the TKTKTK layers for our project.
Details of UVA and Monticello’s UNESCO World Heritage Status, awarded in 1987, including documentation from the year of inscription onwards.
Public records of the UVA Foundation’s 990 IRS forms from 2002 onwards.
Searchable press releases and other promotional/public engagement materials from UVA. Our project used materials from the 2000s onwards.
Local Charlottesville weekly, replaced by the C-ville Weekly in 2013. Searchable archive covers 2002-2013. Our project relied on articles primarily from the 2000s, particularly stories about UVA and UVA Foundation real estate acquisitions.
UVA’s student newspaper. Our project used articles from 1985 - 1999, primarily stories about the formation of the UVA Real Estate Foundation and the UVA Foundation, and about real estate acquisitions by both - including reactions from local communities and statements from the foundations. Issues from January 1985-August 1996 are scanned and non-searchable in Google News. Issues from September 1996 onwards are available at Alderman Library, UVA.
Online searchable archive of the official UVA alumni organ, Virginia Magazine, from 2006-present.
Minutes and reports of Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. Non-searchable, organized chronologically.
Searchable archive of reports from the office of UVA President John T. Casteen III (1990-2010).
Searchable archive of speeches by UVA President John T. Casteen III. Online archive includes speeches from 1998-2011, plus Casteen’s inauguration speech. Instructions for acquiring older speeches are provided on the site.
Archive of various documents relating to history of UVA. We examined the President’s Papers Office Administrative Files, Box 50; V-P for Adminstration Office Administrative Files, Box 12; and the UVA Foundation Morven initiative, Morven: Potential Platform for Collaborative Problem-Solving (2010).
Edited by Louis P. Nelson and Claudrena N. Harold. Our project referred to the chapter by Guian McKee, “Race, Place, and the Social Responsibilities of UVA in the Aftermath of August 11 and 12.”
Publicly-accessible spreadsheet with information about and links to university development and construction plans issued by the UVA Office of the President and Office of the Architect.