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Gary Saretzky Personal Papers (SC-35)

Identifier: SC-35
Dates: [unprocessed]

Scandinavian Design Collection (SC-15)

Identifier: SC-15

The collection is comprised of brochures, catalogs, and specification sheets produced by mid-20th century Scandinavian designers and design firms.

Dates: 1955-1960, undated

Beuford Smith Archives (SC-32)

 Item — Box: SC-32 Box 1
Identifier: SC-32

The collection helps document the formation of the Kamoinge Workshop in the early 1960s, including a notebook with minutes from their earliest meetings. Photographs from the collection show the early members of Kamoinge, and in particular focuses on the life of Louis H. Draper (1935-2002).

Dates: 1964-2003

Records of the Staff Association (RG-30)

Identifier: RG-30

The collection documents the work of the Staff Association from 1996-2009, including the group's by-laws, meeting minutes, and event files. The Staff Association was comprised of employees from across the museum's various departments and was founded to provide support for the staff through different activities and staff events.

Dates: 1996-2009

Records of the Statewide Partnerships Department (RG-15)

Identifier: RG-15
Dates: 1935-2012 [minimally processed; subject to change]

Robert S. Telford Personal Papers (SC-05)

 Item — Box: SC-05 Box 1
Identifier: SC-05

The collection documents the life and career of Robert (Bob) S. Telford from 1959-2008. Telford, director of the Virginia Museum Theatre from 1955-1966, helped to strengthen the program and is known for casting African American actors in productions with white actors at a time when interracial casting was illegal in Virginia.

Dates: 1959-2008, undated

Records of Virginia Museum Theatre / TheatreVA (RG-04)

Identifier: RG-04
Dates: 1955-2003 [minimally processed; subject to change]

Records of the Tour Services Department (RG-20)

Identifier: RG-20
Dates: 1969-2017 [minimally processed; subject to change]

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.

Dates: 1933-2010

Deborah Turbeville Photoshoot of Cy Twombly

Identifier: SL-01

In 2016, the Deborah Turbeville Foundation gifted the museum two photographs of Cy Twombly in his studio in Bassano, Italy. In addition, the Foundation loaned slides and contact sheets that document the entire photoshoot and allowed the museum to digitize them as supporting contextual material. The digital files are available for research on-site at the Freeman Library.

Dates: [1982]

Pierre Sanchez Collection of Horace Vernet Graphic Works (SC-28)

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-28

The collection was assembled by the French scholar Pierre Sanchez, who collected hundreds of lithographs by Horace Vernet (1789-1863) to write the catalogue raissoné of Vernet's lithographic work. The largest privately owned collection of Vernet's graphic works, the collection is comprised of three unpublished volumes of over 300 works, as well as eight loose prints, one poster, and one letter.

Dates: 1816-1838, 1996

Video Productions (PB-06)

Identifier: PB-06

The collection is part of the Publications Archive, and is comprised of archival copies of video productions created by the museum. The collection includes wide-ranging productions about the museum's collection for both adult and young audiences.

Dates: 1996-2004

Records of Virginia Arts Organizations (SC-03)

 Item — Box: SC-03 Box 1
Identifier: SC-03
Abstract 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

Records of the Virginia Society for the Photographic Arts (SC-19)

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-19
Abstract This collection documents the history of the Virginia Society for the Photographic Arts (VSPA), from its founding in 1975 in Charlottesville to the mid-2000s when the organization disbanded. The material highlights VSPA’s mission to promote art created by photographic processes through its outreach, activities, and exhibitions. History and membership files detail VSPA’s administration over the years, while the newsletters provide an overview of all VSPA activities. The rest of the collection...
Dates: 1975-2004

James H. Willcox, Jr. Personal Papers (SC-20)

Identifier: SC-20

The collection is comprised of one bound volume entitled "Silver in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts". It includes photographs from an installation of Willcox’s silver on loan in the Thalhimer Gallery in 1989, as well as clippings, research, and photographs related to his collection.

Dates: circa 1989

Eda Carter Williams Personal Papers (SC-12)

 File — Box: SC-12 Box 1
Identifier: SC-12

The collection documents the service of Eda Carter Williams to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Williams was nominated to be a Trustee of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in 1954, and served for 11 years until 1965. She was also a founding member of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Council in 1955 and served on the Council for 45 years, until 2000.

Dates: 1940-1993

Priscilla Quiles Wood Personal Papers (SC-24)

Identifier: SC-24
Dates: [unprocessed]

Willie Anne Wright Personal Papers (VA-02)

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: VA-02

The collection documents the career of renowned lensless photographer Willie Anne Wright. Wright's paintings, serigraphs and drawings were her professional focus until 1972 when pinhole photography became her primary creative medium. Comprised mainly of the exhibition files Wright maintained, as well as information about gallery representation and art sales, the collection traces the evolution of her artistic journey over four decades.

Dates: 1958-2003

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