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Museum District Association records

Identifier: M 421
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of institutional materials ranging from the 1970s to 2009 for the MDA. There are financial records, board meeting minutes and agendas, and correspondence that are generated from the daily running of the association. There is also a great deal of presidents' notes, MDA published materials and their various stages before publishing, and miscellaneous administration documents. Most zoning cases are residential with a few restaurant business included, and are...
Dates: 1986 - 2000

Barbara Abernathy papers

Identifier: M 362
Scope and Contents Ms. Abernathy's personal files includes her notes on Carver Area Civic Improvement League (CACIL) meetings and drafts of speeches she has given. CACIL minutes, by-laws, and membership information such as membership applications and attendance records from meetings are also included. Information relating to Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority, Neighborhoods in Bloom, and the Carver-VCU partnership make up the bulk of the collection. There are also newspaper clippings and...
Dates: 1986-2005

Administrative Management Society records

Identifier: M 226
Scope and Contents

The Administrative Management Society files consist of Public Information and NOMA scrapbooks (1960-1969), early miscellaneous information (1941-1970) and the President's files (1981-1987).

Dates: 1941-1987; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1987

Sidney Alexander collection

Identifier: M 204
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of correspondence, publications and other materials.

Dates: 1959-1995

The James W. Allison papers

Identifier: M 1
Scope and Contents The James W. Allison papers are a valuable resource for those interested in late 19th century architectural history or who want to know more about the history of this building due to its use as the VCU Office of the President. The collection contains original architectural drawings, correspondence, specifications, building notes, memoranda, blueprints, and illustrations dealing with the design and construction of 910 West Franklin Street. The majority of the letters are from the architects...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1892-1896, 1971

American Civil Liberties Union - Southern Women's Rights Project records

Identifier: M 178
Scope and Contents The American Civil Liberties Union Southern Women’s Rights Project (SWRP) collection is composed of the organizational files used by the SWRP while it conducted grassroots efforts in the Southern United States to campaign for women’s rights. The bulk of the collection consists of administrative and subject files Betsy Brinson used during her tenure as project coordinator. Other aspects of the collection include ACLU administrative files, correspondence with Southern ACLU offices and partner...
Dates: 1972-1981

Dr. Joseph J. Anderson papers

Identifier: 83.Jun.11
Scope and Content Information The papers of Joseph J. Anderson, cover from his matriculation at MCV in 1891 to his death in 1949. The majority of the papers are personal, and have been arranged into four series.Series I (1892-1980) contains a wide variety of correspondence and legal documents. What stands out are various letters of recommendation written by prominent MCV physicians recommending Dr. Anderson to positions at the state hospital in Petersburg, as well as the position of doctor to the penitentiary...
Dates: 1892-1980

Marietta Minnegerode Andrews papers

Identifier: M 189
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of approximately 100 items. The bulk of the material concerns Black Brother, a long, unfinished manuscript that Mrs. Andrews was working on when she died. Some of her notes and research materials are included, as well as seven of her short stories. There are two pages that have been identified as belonging to George Washington's Country.

Dates: 1914-1931

Carl Archacki papers

Identifier: M 349
Scope and Contents

Papers of Carl Archacki, a Richmond activist for equal rights and an advocate for gay and lesbian support groups, principally consists of clippings, memorandums, photographs, and leaflets concerning Archacki's work as a member of the Sexual Minorities Commission of the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, Dignity / Integrity, the Human Rights Campaign, and the Richmond Pride Coalition.

Dates: 1986-2004

Association of Medical Officers of the Confederate Army and Navy Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Acc. 122
Scope and Content Information

The records include one minute book with the 1873 call for an organizational meeting and minutes from the meetings in 1874 and 1875.

Dates: 1873-1875

Astoria Beneficial Club and Richmond Beneficial Insurance records

Identifier: M 311
Scope and Content Information

The collection includes minutes, correspondence, committee reports and other materials which date from 1906 to 1947.

Dates: 1906-1947

Bonnie Atwood papers

Identifier: M 520
Scope and Contents The Bonnie Atwood papers, 1965-2005, is a collection of research and reference materials used by Virginia feminist Bonnie Atwood. The papers provide insight into the beliefs and methodologies of grassroots second-wave feminist activists during the 1960s and 1970s.Series 1: Subject Files, 1965-2001: The bulk of the collection is comprised of subject files collected by Atwood, which reflect her interests and areas of advocacy. The primary focuses of the materials are feminism, civil...
Dates: 1968-2005

Evelyn Crary Bacon papers

Identifier: 2011.Jan.1
Scope and Contents The papers of Evelyn (Crary) Bacon contain both personal and professional material. A large portion of this collection relates to her career as a nurse and nurse educator and her involvement in various nursing organizations. Also of significance are the papers concerning her participation in World War II as a nurse in the Army Nursing Corps. The collection includes audiovisual items, correspondence, course files, military artifacts and materials, organizational records, photographs,...
Dates: 1936-1997

Anna Banana collection

Identifier: M 385
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one box of thirty-one folders, which contains Anna Banana's extensive curriculum vitae, bibliographic materials, stamp designs from 1988-2002, selected newsletters from Banana Rag and Artistamp News, as well as reviews from various artists.

Dates: 1975-2003

Richmond Croom Beatty papers

Identifier: M 2
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with publishers and friends, manuscripts of articles, poems, books, reviews, and other writing, notes, teaching notebooks, term papers, clippings, printed materials, and photographs. Includes translation from the German version of William Byrd's Natural history of Virginia, which Beatty edited and published. Correspondents include Stringfellow Barr, Louise Cowan, Wilbur Cross, Harold M. Jones, Merrill Moore, Jesse Stuart and R.M Weaver.

Dates: 1927-1967

Baruj Benacerraf papers

 Collection — item: 1 box
Identifier: 1983.03.07
Scope and Contents

Materials in this collection include photographs, reprints, materials relating to his Nobel prize, a grant proposal, and other academic materials related to his educational and teaching career.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1983

Joseph B. Benedetti papers

Identifier: M 271
Scope and Contents

The collection consists largely of printed information and correspondence from special interests and Benedetti's constituents concerning issues on a wide range of subjects that Virginia legislators dealt with in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Also included are copies of bills in their various versions, newspaper clippings, newsletters, reports, information on Richmond and Virginia agencies and civic organizations, and copies of Benedetti's responses to constituents' letters.

Dates: 1981-1997

Betsy Brinson collection of AIDS epidemic exhibit materials

Identifier: M 558
Content Description The bulk of the collection consists of oral history interviews conducted by Betsy Brinson in 2016 and 2017 with people who volunteered and worked with affected communities in the Richmond area during the height of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s and 1990s. There are seven different interviews on cassette, all about thirty to forty minutes long. The interviews are digitized with links to the files in Series 1.Researchers will find content relating to major HIV/AIDS organizations...
Dates: 1998, 2016-2017

Nell Blaine collection

Identifier: M 67
Scope and Contents The Nell Blaine Collection, 1945-1999, is significant because the collection provides foundational research materials on Nell Blaine's career and contribution to American art. The three most common materials in the collection are articles and newspaper clippings, exhibition brochures, and correspondence from Nell Blaine.Series I, donated by Maurice Bonds and Theresa Pollak, contains five folders. Articles and newspaper clippings from 1961-1973 and exhibition catalogs spanning...
Dates: 1945-1999

Richard Lee Bland collection of Richmond memorabilia

Identifier: M 32
Scope and Contents Collection consists of a variety of Richmond, Virginia related materials that Bland has gathered since the 1970s. The collection includes three original architectural drawings of Richmond's Cathedral of the Sacred Heart; drawings of plans and photographs of what was to become the power house of the Virginia Railway and Power Co. on Richmond's 12th Street and numerous other early 20th century drawings and materials documenting electrical plans for the city.The collection also contains...
Dates: 1885-1995

Board of Trustees of Memorial Hospital records

Identifier: Acc. 18
Scope and Contents

The records include one bound volume of the minutes of the Board of Trustees from 1899 to 1913. There are no minutes for 1906 to 1908. The records also include correspondence, resolutions and reports.

Dates: 1899-1913

Elisabeth Scott Bocock papers

Identifier: M 260
Scope and Contents The collection contains personal correspondence, diaries, articles, and scrapbooks; architectural plans; and correspondence, minutes, and other information pertaining to organizations that promote historic preservation, the arts, conservation, and the city of Richmond. Nearly all of the material dates from 1958 onward, with the bulk of the collection dating from the 1970's. Several issues of Revitalization News and Historic Richmond Foundation News have been integrated into the Special...
Dates: 1928-1985

James Russell Boldridge papers

Identifier: 1985.Apr.7
Scope and Content The papers of Dr. James Russell Boldridge pertain mostly to his time in medical school and in medical practice. The collection also includes some personal papers. Types of materials include case notes, certificates and diplomas, clippings, correspondence, day books and diaries, financial records, legal records, letcure notes, photographs, and other related materials. The materials related to his medical practice provide insight into the work of the rural medical practitioner especially...
Dates: 1869-1978

Ray Bonis Collection of Oliver North for U. S. Senate Campaign Materials

Identifier: M 381
Scope and Contents The scope of the content is almost exclusively from 1994 excepting a few pages of the Washington Post from 1987, which cover the Iran-Contra affair. Much of the content was collected by Ray Bonis at the 1994 Republican State Convention of Virginia and includes a variety of newspapers, some magazines, and political flyers and pamphlets from 1994. Much of the political content is conservative, and it includes documents from family values groups, specific candidates, and general conservative...
Dates: 1987-1994

Dr. Lewis Hinton Bosher, Jr. papers

Identifier: 1997.Jul.8
Scope and Contents The papers of Dr. Lewis H. Bosher are primarily items relating to his professional work as a surgeon and a member of the faculty at the Medical College of Virginia (MCV).The majority of his papers are made up of correspondence and also includes some journal articles, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Bosher's papers also contains materials he collected to write a biographical sketch of fellow surgeon Dr. Isaac A. Bigger, and items from his great uncle, Dr. Lewis C. Bosher, including his...
Dates: 1891-1994

Russell V. Bowers papers

Identifier: 91.May.11
Scope and Contents

The collection contains speeches, photographs, and secondary source research material on several subjects of historical interest for Bowers including the history of penicillin, William Osler and William Halsted. The collection does not include anything on Bowers' medical practice or his personal life.

Dates: 1940-1976

James R. Branch papers

Identifier: M 213-292
Scope and Contents

The collection contains 27 original letters to Col. Branch from such dignitaries as President Theodore Roosevelt, the Secretary of the Navy, officials at Annapolis, and his immediate family, including James Branch Cabell. The letter-book contains copies of over 500 letters to various individuals.

Dates: 1904-1906

Melville C. Branch, Jr. Papers, 1914-2004

Identifier: M 327
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection range from 1914 to 2004 and include correspondence, drawings, photographs, and numerous publications by Dr. Branch and others. The collection documents Branch's early life, mostly through correspondence with family members, and his entire academic career. Most items concern Dr. Branch's professional accomplishments in the field of architecture, urban planning, and design. The collection includes scrapbooks, portfolios, and oversized handmade books of Branch's...
Dates: 1914-2004

Alton D. Brashear papers

Identifier: Acc. 136
Scope and Contents The Alton D. Brashear Collection is primarily the information, documents and materials gathered together to write the history of the 45th General Hospital. This Army medical unit was staffed by faculty from the Medical College of Virginia during World War II. Brashear served as the Chief of Dental Services.The collection includes official papers, orders, personnel files and other documents relating to the initial training and operation of the hospital unit before and after its...
Dates: 1935-1955

Andrew J. Brent papers

Identifier: M 281
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of documents concerning Downtown Development Unlimited and Project One, Henrico County Annexation, RPI Foundation, RMA, Richmond Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Metropolitan Committee. The collection dates from the early 1960s through the early 1980s.Eight volume bound set of court proceedings of the 1941 Annexation of Henrico by Richmond transferred to book collection.

Dates: 1960-1988

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