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Annual Reports (PB-02)

 Item — Shelf: Publications Archive
Identifier: PB-02
Overview The collection is part of the Publications Archive, and is comprised of archival copies of all Annual Reports published by the museum since 1936. Issued by the Director's Office, these reports cover every aspect of the museum's activities over the course of a given year, including acquisitions, exhibitions, programs, staffing, donations, etc. The collection also contains archival copies of the Honor Roll of Contributors, which is published by the museum at irregular intervals.
Dates: 1935-2018
Found in: Archives

Records of the Architecture and Design Department (RG-28)

 Series
Identifier: RG-28
Dates: 1999-2004 [unprocessed; subject to change]
Found in: Archives

Susanne Arnold Artist Archives (VA-01)

 Collection
Identifier: VA-01
Dates: [unprocessed]
Found in: Archives

"Arts in Virginia" (PB-04)

 Item — Shelf: Publications Archive
Identifier: PB-04
Overview The collection is part of the Publications Archive, and is comprised of archival copies of all "Arts in Virginia" issues published by the museum. Published quarterly until 1982, then irregularly until it ceased publication in 1992, "Arts in Virginia" was conceived as a privilege of membership in the museum and included articles about the museum's collection as well as the arts in Virginia. Noted local and national scholars were invited to publish their research, and sometimes guest edited...
Dates: 1960-1993
Found in: Archives

Frederick R. Brandt Personal Papers (SC-36)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-36
Dates: [unprocessed]
Found in: Archives

Bulletins / Calendars / VMFA Magazines (PB-03)

 Item — Shelf: Publications Archive
Identifier: PB-03
Overview The collection is part of the Publications Archive, and is comprised of archival copies of all Bulletins / Calendars / VMFA Magazines published by the museum since 1940. The publishing frequncy has changed many times (monthly, quarterly, bi-monthly) and the title changed three times, but the publication has always served to document the daily activities at the museum, including exhibitions, tours, programs, lectures, and more.
Dates: 1940-2019
Found in: Archives

Records of the Camera Club of Richmond (SC-22)

 Item
Identifier: SC-22
Overview The collection is comprised of over 100 mounted exhibition prints by members of the Camera Club of Richmond. Almost all of the prints were taken by Philip M. Luce, however there are several prints by William Edwin Booth (co-founder of the Club in 1932) and Vallie L. Booth.
Dates: 1920-1972, undated
Found in: Archives

Catalogs (PB-01)

 Item — Shelf: Publications Archive
Identifier: PB-01
Overview The collection is part of the Publications Archive, and is comprised of archival copies of all catalogs published by the museum, as well as catalogs for exhibitions that were shown at the museum, but produced by other institutions. Other catalogs highlight particular aspects of the museum's permanent collection.
Dates: 1936-2019
Found in: Archives

Leslie Cheek, Jr. Personal Papers (SC-02)

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-02
Overview This collection documents a small portion of the life of Leslie Cheek, Jr., the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts' second and longest-tenured Director (1948-1968). One series includes material from his early career and activities before the VMFA, as well as his tenure at the museum, and through his retirement. Two series document the publication of two photobiographies about Cheek, "Living by Design" and "Designing for the Arts." Another series is comprised of materials about Skylark Farm, the...
Dates: 1931-1993
Found in: Archives

Carl Chiarenza Collection (SC-34)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-34
Dates: [unprocessed]
Found in: Archives

Collateral and Other Publications (PB-05)

 Item — Shelf: Publications Archive
Identifier: PB-05
Overview The collection is part of the Publications Archive, and is comprised of archival copies of collateral and numerous other types of publications created by the museum, including theater programs, gallery guides, statewide services catalogs, marketing reports, and Council publications.
Dates: 1952-2019
Found in: Archives

Records of the Collections Department (RG-03)

 File
Identifier: RG-03
Dates: 1928-2014 [minimally processed; subject to change]
Found in: Archives

Records of the Collectors' Circle (RG-19)

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-19
Dates: 1959-2007
Found in: Archives

Records of the Community Affairs Department (RG-27)

 File
Identifier: RG-27
Dates: 1985-1999 [minimally processed; subject to change]
Found in: Archives

Records of the Council of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (SC-04)

 File
Identifier: SC-04
Overview The collection documents the rich history of the Council of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the museum’s oldest and longest-running support group. Founded in 1955 by a group of interested women, the Council has grown greatly over the years in membership, events, projects and support given to the museum. The collection spans the entire six decade history of the Council through minutes, officer’s reports, committee reports, subject/event files, and some past Presidents’ files. A large portion...
Dates: 1953-2007
Found in: Archives

Horace and Elizabeth Nottingham Day Artist Archives (VA-06)

 Collection
Identifier: VA-06
Dates: [unprocessed]
Found in: Archives

Director's Correspondence (RG-01)

 File
Identifier: RG-01
Dates: 1927-2006
Found in: Archives

Louis H. Draper Artist Archives (VA-04)

 Item
Identifier: VA-04
Overview The extensive collection documents the life and work of Richmond-born photographer and educator Louis Draper (1935–2002). Manuscript and photographic materials document Draper’s experience and work as an African American photographer, including his recognition of his photography as a form of “engaged resistance” that not only bore witness to leaders of the civil rights movement, but also offered a richer and more diverse perspective of African American life than provided by the mainstream...
Dates: 1945-2005
Found in: Archives

Erina Duganne Collection of Photography Interviews (SC-29)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-29
Dates: [unprocessed]
Found in: Archives

Records of the Education Department (RG-07)

 Collection
Identifier: RG-07
Dates: [unprocessed]
Found in: Archives

Records of the Exhibition Design Department (RG-32)

 File
Identifier: RG-32
Dates: 1990-2000 [minimally processed; subject to change]
Found in: Archives

Records of the Exhibitions Department (RG-23)

 Collection
Identifier: RG-23
Dates: 1936-2012 [minimally processed; subject to change]
Found in: Archives

Records of Fast/Forward (RG-25)

 File
Identifier: RG-25
Dates: 1985-2001
Found in: Archives

Records of the Fischer Collection (RG-31)

 File
Identifier: RG-31
Overview The collection was artifically created in order to bring together records about the Fischer collection residing in multiple collections in the VMFA Archives, as well as in the museum's records at the Library of Virginia. As such, the collection is entirely comprised of photocopies of records from the 1960s to the 2010s. To date, the museum has not located a collection of contemporaneous Fischer family records within its collections.
Dates: 1967-2013
Found in: Archives

Alvan Fisher Personal Papers (SC-33)

 Item — Box: SC-33 Box 1
Identifier: SC-33
Overview The collection documents the relationship between the equestrian artist Alvan Fisher and one of his patrons, New York lawyer and horse breeder Charles Henry Hall. The letters discuss the likenesses of the horses Fisher painted, as well as upcoming races, and the noted 19th century racehorse American Eclipse.
Dates: 1822-1852
Found in: Archives

Records of the Friends of African and African-American Art (RG-17)

 File
Identifier: RG-17
Dates: 1992-2012 [minimally processed, subject to change]
Found in: Archives

Records of the Friends of Art (RG-18)

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-18
Dates: 1986-2001
Found in: Archives

William Robert Gaines Personal Papers (SC-16)

 File
Identifier: SC-16
Overview The collection documents the life of William "Bill" Robert Gaines, artist and long-time program director at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The collection is comprised of a partial manuscript of his autobiography as well as photographs, clippings, and other documents related to his career at the museum.
Dates: 1948-2008
Found in: Archives

Records of the Home for Needy Confederate Women (SC-23)

 File
Identifier: SC-23
Overview The collections documents the administration of the Home for Needy Confederate Women, a large residential building for destitute female relatives of Confederate veterans for over 50 years. The collection includes administrative files, applicant and resident files, and financial files, among other related ephemera.
Dates: 1898-2007
Found in: Archives

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