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Abstract 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.
Scope and Contents This collection’s inclusive dates are 1959-2008. It is comprised of newspaper clippings, letters (mainly from Mallory Freeman, fellow Virginia Museum Theater actor), event invitations and programs, and an audiotape.
Dates: 1959-2008, undated
Dates: 1955-2003 [minimally processed; subject to change]
Dates: 1969-2017 [minimally processed; subject to change]
File — Multiple Containers
Abstract 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.
Item — Multiple Containers
Abstract 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 The largest privately owned collection of Vernet's graphic works, the collection is comprised of three unpublished volumes of over 300 works, as well as eight loose prints, one poster, and one letter.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
Abstract 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.
Item — Box: SC-03 Box 1
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...
File — Multiple Containers
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...
Abstract 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
File — Box: SC-12 Box 1
Abstract 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.
File — Multiple Containers
Abstract 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.
- Fund raising -- Virginia 3
- Photography, Artistic 3
- Photography, Artistic -- Exhibitions 3
- Richmond (Va.) 3
- Art -- Virginia -- Richmond -- History 2
- Art, American -- Virginia -- 20th century 2
- Artists -- Virginia 2
- Museums -- Marketing 2
- Museums -- Membership 2
- Photographers -- Virginia 2
- Photography--History--20th century 2
- Photography--History--21st century 2
- African American photographers 1
- Alaskan Engineering Commission 1
- American Eclipse (Race horse), 1814-1847 1
- Art -- Private collections -- Germany 1
- Art -- Private collections -- Virginia -- Richmond 1
- Art -- Virginia -- Periodicals 1
- Art -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Exhibition techniques -- History 1
- Art museum directors -- Virginia 1 ∧ less
- English 72
- French 2
- Danish 1
- North American Indian languages 1
- Navajo; Navaho 1
- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 13
- Cheek, Leslie, 1908- 2
- Draper, Louis H., 1935-2002 2
- Fabergé (Firm) 2
- Fabergé, Peter Carl, 1846-1920 2
- Kamoinge Inc. 2
- Payne, John Barton, 1855-1935 2
- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Marketing and Communications 2
- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Council 2
- A La Vieille Russie (Firm) 1
- Academy of Sciences and Fine Arts 1
- Agelasto, Michael Alexander, 1869-1949 1
- Alan Wofsy Fine Arts 1
- Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931 1
- Art Club of Richmond 1
- Arts Council of Richmond 1
- Bayliss, W. M. F. (William Murray Forbes), 1896- 1
- Belmont, the Gari Melchers Memorial Gallery 1
- Branch, Blythe 1
- Charlet, Nicolas-Toussaint, 1792-1845 1 ∧ less