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Records of the Trustees (RG-02)

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-02


The collection documents the work of the Trustees from 1933-2010, including committee files, signed minutes, meeting files, rosters, and records from Trustee Presidents and the Secretary of the Museum.


  • 1933-2010

Access - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

The collection is minimally unprocessed. 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.

Access - Library of Virginia

The collection is open for research.


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.


62.5 Linear Feet (50 boxes; 1,619 folders, 3 reels of microfilm) : VMFA Holdings

1 item (1 reel of microfilm) : Library of Virginia Holdings

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The collection is organized into six series, and items are generally arranged chronologically within each series.

Series 1
General Files, 1958-1984
Series 2
Committee Minutes, 1934-1981
Series 3
Presidents Files, 1979-1999
Series 4
Secretary Files, 1988-2000
Series 5
Rosters and Lists, 1933-2001
Series 6
Meeting Files, 1975-2010


The collection was transferred from the Secretary of the Museum through periodic deposits since 1995.

Processing Note

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 Trustees
Record Group 02 (RG-02)
Courtney Yevich 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