Dates: 1941-2008

Collection Number: MS 382

Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet

Extent: 14 folders.

Creators/Collectors: Schulman, Gayle M.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation: Gayle Schulman Research Papers, MS 382, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information: Gift of Gayle M. Schulman.

Biographical/Historical Information: Gayle Schulman is a local historian. Her research focuses on African American life in Charlottesville and Albemarle County.

Scope and Content:

This is a collection of information and research notes compiled by Gayle Schulman. Most of the information focuses on African American life in the area.

The Lane High School Student Papers are photocopies of originals. Location of the originals is unknown.


This collection is in 7 folders:

Folder 1: Albemarle Place Names and Post Offices

Folder 2: African American Membership in Charlottesville and Albemarle County Baptist Churches, 1852-1857

Folder 3: Lane High School Student Papers

Folder 3A: Housing project

Folder 3B: Housing Survey

Folder 3C: Water Supply of Charlottesville, 1947

Folder 3D: Survey of Crime in Charlottesville, 1939-1940

Folder 3E: History of Charlottesville

Folder 3F: School Population Conditions

Folder 3G: Study of Juvenile Delinquency, 1944

Folder 3H: Health Survey of Charlottesville

Folder 4: Benson Brothers Slave Auctions

Folder 5: Albemarle and Charlottesville Teachers of African Americans, 1867-1967

Folder 6: Using Personal Property Tax Records to find Enslaved Ancestors in Greene County, Virginia

Folder 7: Research on Albemarle County Colored Schools, 1924-1967


  • Schools--Virginia--Albemarle County
  • Schools--Virginia--Charlottesville
  • Education--Virginia--Albemarle County
  • Education--Virginia--Charlottesville
  • African American teachers
  • African American schools
  • Slave trade--Virginia--Charlottesville

Record Types:

  • Field Notes.
  • Reports.