Archives Collection

Colgate W. Darden Papers 

Colgate W. Darden served as U.S. Congressman 1933-1941; Governor of Virginia 1942-1946, and President of the University of Virginia 1947-1959. In the collection are correspondence, reports, articles, census data and papers related to public school transportation, school bonds and health issues. In addition there are papers related to the Prince Edward County Free School where Darden served as chairman of the trustee board.