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John Barton Payne Personal Papers (SC-31)

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-31
Overview The collection documents parts of John Barton Payne's varied professional career. It contains correspondence, including letters from President Woodrow Wilson and federal agencies including the White House, Senate, House of Representatives, and Postmaster General, as well letters from Payne's former employer, invitations, letters of thanks, and requests from private entities. The collection also contains photographs from trips that Payne took during his tenure as Secretary of the Interior, most...
Dates: 1881-1938, undated
Found in: Archives

R.E. Lee Camp, No. 1, Confederate Veterans Papers (SC-21)

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-21
Overview The collection documents the history of R.E. Lee Camp, No. 1, Confederate Veterans, a large residential complex for poor and infirm Confederate veterans of the Civil War. Altogether a total of nearly three thousand veterans from thirty-three states called the camp home, and after the camp’s closing, the Commonwealth eventually granted use of the buildings and land to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The collection is comprised of photographs and postcards that document the changing landscape...
Dates: 1885-1958
Found in: Archives

Records of the Richmond Artists Association (SC-09)

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-09
Overview The collection documents the history of the Richmond Artists Association (RAA), from its founding in 1955 by artist Westwood Winfree, to 2005 when the group joined with another Richmond art organization to form the Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association. The material highlights RAA’s growth and achievements over five decades, including early annual exhibitions at the Carillon and Miller and Rhoads, as well as numerous other exhibitions. Meeting minutes, officer files, and membership...
Dates: 1955-2005
Found in: Archives

Records of Virginia Arts Organizations (SC-03)

 Item — Box: SC-03 Box 1
Identifier: SC-03
Overview The collection documents the rich history of Richmond’s artistic culture and community in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Drawing upon the legacy of the first Academy of Fine Arts in the United States, founded in Richmond in 1786, the Richmond Academy of Arts was revived in 1930, and records created throughout the organization’s history comprise the majority of the collection. The Academy provided the most cohesive and active arts organization in Richmond before the founding of the...
Dates: 1888-1942
Found in: Archives