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Records of the Visitor Services Department (RG-24)

 File
Identifier: RG-24

Dates

  • 1953-2009

Conditions Governing Access

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 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.

Extent

10 Linear Feet (8 boxes; 208 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The collection is organized into two series. Series 2 is arranged chronologically.

Series 1
General Files, 1953-2003, undated
Series 2
Reports, 1988-2009

Custodial History

The collection was transferred from the Visitor Services Department through periodic deposits.

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.

Title
Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the VMFA Archives | Records of the Visitor Services Department
Subtitle
Record Group 24 (RG-24)
Status
Completed
Author
Courtney Tkacz, VMFA Archivist; Finding aid encoded by Sylvio Lynch III, Archives Intern (2019)
Date
2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository

Contact:
Margaret R. and Robert M. Freeman Library
200 N. Arthur Ashe Boulevard
Richmond VA 23220-4007 United States
804-340-1495