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Records of the Statewide Partnerships Department (RG-15)

Identifier: RG-15


  • 1935-2012 [minimally processed; subject to change]

Conditions Governing Access - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

The collection is minimally processed. Requests to perform research must be submitted to the VMFA Archives at least one business day in advance.

As custodians of public records, VMFA only restricts access to public records when sensitive information is present. Such restrictions are applied in accordance with the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia, § 2.2-3700 thru § 2.2-3714) and the Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act (Code of Virginia, § 2.2-3800 thru § 2.2-3809). Both Museum staff and the public may need written permission from the Director to view certain restricted records.

Conditions Governing Access - Library of Virginia

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The collection is subject to all copyright laws. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright, beyond that allowed by fair use, requires the researcher to obtain permission of copyright holders.


41.25 Linear Feet (33 boxes; 1,578 folders) : VMFA Holdings

10 Linear Feet (24 boxes; 340 folders) : Library of Virginia Holdings

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The collection is organized into six series but is minimally processed. Additional folder level inventories may be added as they are completed.

Series 1
General Files, 1940-1985, undated
Series 2
Conferences, 1970-1984
Series 3
Chapters, Affiliates, and Statewide Partners, 1961-2008, undated
Series 4
Manuals and Directories, 1971-1988
Series 5
Traveling Exhibitions, 1935-2011, undated
Series 6
Fellowships, 1987-2012, undated

Custodial History

The collection was transferred from the Statewide Partnerships Department through periodic deposits.

Related Materials

There are hundreds of related files from the "Extension Department" and "Virginia Museum Fellowships" in the Director's Correspondence collection, Series 1.1: Early Directors at the Library of Virginia.

Processing Information

In general, during processing, all publications are removed and added to the VMFA Library’s holdings and original newspaper clippings are photocopied, with identifiers transferred, and then destroyed. Original folder titles are retained, when provided.

Finding Aids to the Institutional Records of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in the VMFA Archives | Records of the Statewide Partnerships Department
Record Group 15 (RG-15)
Courtney Tkacz, VMFA Archivist
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Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository

Margaret R. and Robert M. Freeman Library
200 N. Arthur Ashe Boulevard
Richmond VA 23220-4007 United States