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Virginia Conservation Association

A Gudie to the Virginia Conservation Association Records, 1989-2001
Call Number Mss3 V8194 a FA2


Abstract

Main Entry: Virginia Conservation Association.
Title: Records, 1989-2001.
Size: ca. 1,560 items.
Historical Note: On March 16, 1989, a group of fifteen local conservators met for lunch at the 2300 Club in Richmond, Va., to discuss the organization of a regional conservation association. This group agreed there was a need for this association and then held its second organizational meeting on April 27, 1989. As stated in its first bylaws approved by the membership on February 1, 1990, its purpose was to bring together conservators and interested persons working in museums, galleries, archives, libraries, artistic or historic institutions, universities, or in private practice, or professing an interest in the conservation and preservation field to share information, to provide a forum for exchange of ideas, to disseminate conservation information to local museum professionals and the general public, and to promote the on-going training of conservators through seminars.
Summary Note: Collection contains organizational records, bylaws, board and members’ meeting minutes, newsletters, membership applications and directories, correspondence, financial records, committee records, media, and information about related conservation groups.
Provenance: Gift of the Virginia Conservation Association, Richmond, Va., in 1998. Accessioned 7 June 1999. Additions donated by Stacy Rusch in September 2001.
Restrictions: None.
Series Listing: Series 1: Organizational records
Series 2: Bylaws
Series 3: Board minutes
Series 4: Members’ meeting minutes
Series 5: Newsletters
Series 6: Applications and member directories
Series 7: General correspondence
Series 8: Financial records
Series 9: Committee records
Series 10: Media
Series 11: Other conservation groups

Guide

Series 1: Organizational Records, 1989-1997 (ca. 45 items)

Subseries 1.1. Organizational Records, 1989-1990 (one folder)

Subseries 1.2. Articles of Incorporation, 1992-1993 (one folder)

Subseries 1.3. Certificate of Incorporation, 1993 (one folder)

Subseries 1.4. State Corporation Commission, 1990-1997 (one folder)

Series 2: Bylaws, 1989-1997 (ca. 35 items)

Series 3: Board Minutes, 1991-2001 (ca. 30 items)

Folder 1. 1991-1992

Folder 2. 1993-1994

Folder 3. 1995-1996

Folder 4. 1997-2001

Series 4: Members’ Meeting Minutes, 1989-2001 (ca. 45 items)

Folder 1. 1989-1992

Folder 2. 1993-1994

Folder 3. 1995-1996

Folder 4. 1997-2001

Series 5: Newsletters, 1990-1998 (ca. 55 items)

Folder 1. Sept. 1990-May 1992

Folder 2. Sept. 1992-April 1993

Folder 3. Sept. 1993-May 1994

Folder 4. Sept. 1994-Oct. 1998

Series 6: Applications and Directories, 1989-1999 (ca. 785 items)

Subseries 6.1. Applications, 1989-1999

  • Folder 1. 1989-1990
  • Folder 2. 1990-1991
  • Folder 3. 1991-1992
  • Folder 4. 1992-1993
  • Folder 5. 1993-1994
  • Folder 6. 1994-1995
  • Folder 7. 1995-1996
  • Folder 8. 1996-1997
  • Folder 9. 1997-1998
  • Folder 10. 1998-1999

Subseries 6.2. Directories, 1989-1999

  • Folder 1. 1989-1990
  • Folder 2. 1990-1992
  • Folder 3. 1992-1993
  • Folder 4. 1993-1994
  • Folder 5. 1994-1997
  • Folder 6. 1997-1998
  • Folder 7. 1998-1999

Series 7: General Correspondence, 1989-1998 (ca. 75 items)

Folder 1. 1989-1992

Folder 2. 1993-1995

Folder 3. 1996-1997

Folder 4. 1998

Series 8: Financial Records, 1989-1998 (ca. 290 items)

Subseries 8.1. General Papers, 1989-1997 (one folder)

Subseries 8.2. Treasurer’s Reports, 1990-1998 (one folder)

Subseries 8.3. Proposed Budgets, 1990-1998 (one folder)

Subseries 8.4. Employer I.D. Number, 1993 (one folder)

Subseries 8.5. Tax-Exempt Status, 1989-1998 (2 folders)

Subseries 8.6. Cancelled Checks, 1989-1995 (one folder)

Subseries 8.7. Deposit Records, 1989-1995 (one folder)

Series 9: Committee Records, 1989-1997 (ca. 150 items)

Subseries 9.1. Disaster Response Committee, 1991-1992 (one folder)

Subseries 9.2. Membership Committee, 1991-1995 (2 folders)

Subseries 9.3. Nominating Committee, 1990-1996 (one folder)

Subseries 9.4. Programs Committee, 1989-1997 (7 folders)

Subseries 9.5. Publications, 1992 (one folder)

Series 10: Media, including videotape of The First Annual VCA Variety Show held 13 Feb. 1994 (1 item)

Series 11: Other Conservation Groups, 1991-1998 (ca. 15 items)

Folder 1. AIC (The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works) Advisory Council, 1991-1993)

Folder 2. AIC Directory, 1994

Folder 3. NIC (National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property)

Folder 4. Other Organizations, 1997

Series 12: Miscellaneous, 1997-1998 (3 items)


Last updated: January 14, 2004