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Hunter T. Stagg papers

Identifier: M 261
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, notes, typescripts, reviews, bills and miscellaneous materials dating from 1917 to 1981. The bulk of the collection focuses on correspondence throughout the 1920s and 1930s, especially that of James Branch Cabell and Carl Van Vechten (including copies of letters written to Van Vechten from Stagg obtained from Yale University by Edgar MacDonald). Other notable correspondents include: Essie Robeson (wife of Paul Robeson, see 3.5), Marjorie K. Rawlings,...
Dates: 1917 - 1981

Robert W. Stewart papers

Identifier: M 242
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of numerous architectural drawings, photographs, slides, correspondence and office files related to projects undertaken by Robert W. Stewart from the late 1970s to the early 1990s. Most of these materials are architectural drawings of Richmond, Va. area residences. Other materials in the collection help document Stewart's involvement with historic preservation.

Dates: 1970 - 1994

Powhatan (Polly) Stone papers

Identifier: M 79
Scope and Contents

This collection covers the span of Miss Stone's working life from 1920 onward. The material divides itself into three groups. The first group includes dialogues by Miss Stone about her job and the people, places and things which she encountered. The second group includes correspondence dating from 1920 to 1976. The third group consists of the majority of her literary works including essays, poetry, short stories and class notes.

Dates: 1920-1976

Stuart Circle Hospital records

Identifier: 2001.Nov.11
Scope and Contents

This collection's most prominent feature includes several hardbound copies of the Minutes of the Board of Directors dated from 1946 thru 1970. Also included are photographs and newspaper clippings regarding the hospital that appeared in the Richmond Times-Dispatch or News Leader. Not all records were saved at the time of the hospital's closure; the collection is missing more detailed information regarding the School of Nursing, and the daily operation of the Hospital and its staff.

Dates: 1913 - 1991

Dr. James F. Stubbins Postcard collection

Identifier: M 384
Scope and Contents The Stubbins collection is comprised mostly of postcards of U.S. county courthouses and a variety of other municipal buildings such as town halls, city halls, etc. The postcards represent every state except for North Carolina. Many of the buildings depicted were constructed in the late 19th and early 20th century, some of which no longer exist. The collection documents the variety of architectural styles from this period. The postcards also illustrate the various state government structures....
Dates: 1900s-1950s, bulk 1900s-1930s

Charles Henry Sykes cartoon collection

Identifier: M 169
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 297 original cartoons, 4 unfinished sketches, a U.S. war Bond poster, and a U.S. Victory poster by Sykes that were acquired 1980-82. Many of the cartoons appeared in the Philadelphia Evening Ledger and illustrate the events of the1940s. A number of them represent the American reaction to the aggressions of the Axis powers before the U.S. entry into World War II. Other issues represented include: John L. Lewis, Philadelphia and Pennsylvania politics, Turner-Kilroy...
Dates: 1930-1942

Stiles collection of John B. Tabb

Identifier: M 35
Scope and Contents The collection consists of approximately 275 items of various types concerning the priest-poet, Father John B. Tabb, collected by his friend and admirer, Mary Evelyn Stiles of Richmond. Contained in the collection are a number of manuscript poems by Tabb, photocopies of letters from Tabb to Sidney Lanier, Gordon Blair, and others (1877-1909 originals at the Virginia Historical Society), and the letters and notebooks of Miss Stiles that pertain to Tabb. The collection spans the years 1877 to...
Dates: 1877-1971

George R. Talcott papers

Identifier: M 241
Scope and Content Information

The collection consists of reports, studies and other government documents relating to Richmond, Virginia. Topics include public utilities, schools and integration, urbanization, and the Richmond annexation of Chesterfield and ensuing lawsuits. The bulk of the material date from the 1970s.

Dates: 1948-1981

The Virginia Feminist Oral History Project

Identifier: M 541
Scope and Contents The Virginia Feminist Oral History Project consists of oral history interviews that Dr. Megan Taylor Shockley conducted with women involved in second-wave feminism and related activism in Virginia during the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Topics discussed in the oral histories include the interviewees' early lives and education; their experiences as feminists and activists; their work with various local, state, and national organizations; and their perspectives on feminism...
Dates: 2013-2014

Thompson Collection of Lincolniana

Identifier: M 4
Scope and Content Information

Chiefly articles, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia, together with scattered correspondence, bills and receipts pertaining to Abraham Lincoln.

Dates: 1803-1965

James L. and Dorothy Knowles Thomson papers

Identifier: 2004.May.6
Scope and Contents

This collection contains papers of Dr. James L. Thomson and his wife, Dorothy Knowles Thomson. Dr. Thomson's papers include World War II memorabilia and photographs as well as papers from the Excelsior Club, a group of surgeons brought together by the war. The papers of Mrs. Thomson, an instructor of operating room nursing at the Medical College of Virginia, include teaching materials and personal effects.

Dates: 1931 - 1985

Clarence L. Townes, Jr. papers

Identifier: M 293
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, notes, newspaper and journal clippings, organizational minutes, reports and files, speech drafts, manuscripts and published materials dating from 1944 through 1988. The bulk of the collection dates from the early 1960s through the mid-1980s, focusing on Townes' interest in and involvement with issues concerning race, politics, and the revitalization of downtown Richmond, Virginia. The collection also includes a significant amount of material on the...
Dates: 1944-1988

Emma Gray Trigg papers

Identifier: M 40
Scope and Contents The Emma Gray (White) Trigg Papers (1920-1971) consist chiefly of drafts of her plays, "Julep Time," "The Lone Vixen," "To Have and To Hold" and "Greenbriar," and her book of poetry, "The Spanish Pirates", together with some unpublished poetry and material about various subjects. Correspondence includes letters from fellow literary artists Max Eastman, James Branch Cabell, Ellen Glasgow, Harry M. Meacham, Marjorie K. Rawlings, Louis Untermeyer and Carl Van Vechten. Photographs include one of...
Dates: 1920-1971

Jeff Trollinger papers

Identifier: M 359
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Jeff Trollinger's personal papers documenting the activities of the Richmond diocese's Sexual Minorities Commission and Other Voices Chorus and also includes four scrapbooks of clippings. The organizational materials including minutes, correspondence, membership files, brochures and flyers, policy and incorporation materials, and other assorted records created or acquired in the course of the organizations' operations. The scrapbooks hold clippings of news...
Dates: 1975-2005

Samuel Wilbert Tucker Collection

Identifier: M 56
Scope and Content Information

The collection contains consists primarily of photocopies of various Virginia newspaper articles on school desegregation efforts in Virginia, from 1960-1964, in which Tucker played a role. The collection also contains newspaper articles on other civil rights issues as well as photocopies of correspondence and other materials.

Dates: 1939-1994, n.d.

United Way of Greater Richmond / Richmond Community Fund records

Identifier: M 247
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of various committee programs and lists of committee members ranging in date from 1910-1980. In addition, scrapbooks reveal the activities of the organization, and photographs depict past presidents of the Richmond Community Council.

Dates: 1911-1987

Henry L. Valentine II papers

Identifier: M 248
Scope and Contents The Henry L. Valentine papers, 1970-1989, is a collection of materials used by Valentine during his tenure on the Richmond City Council and as Vice Mayor of Richmond. The papers provide insight into the administrative duties of local government in the Richmond area during the 1970s and 1980s. The materials which cover Valentine's tenure during the years 1977-1978 are of particular note due to the demographic shift of the City Council to include its first-ever Black majority of members. This...
Dates: 1970-1989

VCU Gay Alliance of Students collection

Identifier: M 357
Scope and Contents

The collection was compiled by the donor, Walter Foery, a founding member of the VCU Gay Students Alliance organization. The materials in the collection help document the founding of the student organization at VCU, their efforts to be recognized by VCU as any other student organization, and the lawsuit initiated by the students. The items date from 1974 through 1976 and include correspondence, court documents, newspaper clippings, and magazines.

Dates: 1974-1976

VCU Libraries Richmond Subject Files

Identifier: M 561
Content Description The VCU Libraries Richmond Subject Files, 1970-2010 consist of approximately 140 files of printed material and ephemera produced by businesses, organizations, and people in Richmond, Virginia. Materials in the files were collected and organized by Special Collections and Archives staff over the course of four decades to document the history and cultural life of the city. The collection contains newspaper and magazine clippings in addition to promotional materials such as advertising fliers,...
Dates: 1970-2010

VCU Libraries zine collection

Identifier: M 560
Scope and Contents The collection contains approximately 700 zines that were acquired from multiple sources and donors since the 1990s. Self-published by individuals or produced by small groups, the zines represent a wide range of genres including political, personal, DIY, and art zines among others. Many of the zines were created in Virginia or have a connection to Virginia Commonwealth University, but there are also hundreds of zines from other locations, primarily in the United States. Zines that were...
Dates: 1979 - 2017

VCU School of Nursing publications

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2023-02-026
Scope and Contents Publication collected from various sources of School of Nursing related publications and printed materials. Annual Report 1986-87 Brochures--promotional and descriptions of degree programs Cesarean Birth 1980 Continuing Education Follow-up Study of Graduates 1968 Frequently Asked Questions about Women's Health 2000 ...
Dates: 1969-2018

Charles Vess papers

Identifier: M 374
Scope and Contents

The collection contains original artwork, correspondence, and periodicals. Graphic novels and comic books, many signed by Vess, are also available in Special Collections.

Dates: 1978 - 2007

Virginia Dental Association records

Identifier: 1988.Jul.17
Scope and Contents The records of the Virginia Dental Association (VDA), 1870-2011, include the official minutes and proceedings of the organization as well as committee records, component society materials, correspondence, financial records, annual meeting records and programs, membership records, subject files, materials relating to the American Dental Association and other national, state, and local dental organizations, and research files used to write One Hundred Years of Dentistry in Virginia. These...
Dates: 1870 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1985

Virginia Department of Health Professions historical collection

Identifier: 2005.May.12
Scope and Contents

The Board of Pharmacy records consist of historical applications, as well as photographs of confiscated drugs. The Board of Nursing records consist of historical bylaws booklets and a report on the condition of nursing schools conducted in 1920.

Dates: 1917-1986

Virginia Hispanic Chamber and Foundation (VAHCC) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: M 567
Scope and Contents The Virginia Hispanic Chamber and Foundation (VAHCC) records include Spanish language and Latino audience local or regional publications, such as magazines and newspapers; pamhplets and brochures on family emergency preparedness, worker rights and job seeker resources, local services provided in Spanish, and more; information and resources on adult continuing education, employment (includes items from Virginia Employment Commission and correspondence and job postings shared with VAHCC to...
Dates: 1992-2006

Virginia League for Nursing records

Identifier: 1985.12.019
Scope and Contents The Virgina League for Nursing (VLN) records are comprised of materials documenting the management of the VLN. The materials offer insight into the logistical and financial operations of the VLN, as well as annual records and statistics of how the organization changed over the years of its operation. While the VLN and its predecessor organizations have existed since 1917, the contents of this collection comprise primarily of material dating from 1966-2000. Additional material from...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1919-2002, 1965-2002

The Virginia League for Planned Parenthood Records

Identifier: M 333
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of publications, histories, newspaper clippings, letters to the editor, Richmond City proclamations, photographs, scrapbooks, and ephemera. The materials range in date from 1935-2004. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings and publications.

Dates: 1935-2004

Virginia Municipal League records

Identifier: M 276
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers held by the VML. These papers deal with the issues that are of concern to any municipality. A few examples are public safety, waste water regulations, annexation issues, drug dependency and programs, etc. The main bulk seems to be information dealing with Virginia municipalities complying to federal and state regulations. The collection includes reports, bulletins, publications and legal documents. In addition, the library also receives the VML publication,...
Dates: 1925-1989

Virginia Press Association records

Identifier: M 269
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, minutes of the Board of Directors and various committees, reports, slides, newspaper clippings, convention information, and other papers concerning the operation of the association. Most materials date from 1935-1988; there are some materials from as early as 1860.VPA bulletins (including the Bulletin, Confidential Bulletin, Information Bulletin, and Special Information Bulletin) have been placed in the Periodicals section under "B."

Dates: 1860-1988

Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance records

Identifier: M 432
Scope and Content The Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Alliance records primarily consist of materials generated and collected by its predecessor organization, VADV. These records document the VADV’s and VSDVAA’s day-to-day operations, public programs, and advocacy activities, and research on the issues of domestic and sexual violence and related topics. Series 1: Administrative Files, 1981-2006. This series contains records created by VADV and VSDVAA that document the operational functions...
Dates: 1972-2006

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