The Resource Records of William J. Van Schreeven as program chairman of the Society of American Archivists

Records of William J. Van Schreeven as program chairman of the Society of American Archivists

Label
Records of William J. Van Schreeven as program chairman of the Society of American Archivists, 1938-1952
Title
Records of William J. Van Schreeven as program chairman of the Society of American Archivists
Inclusive dates
1938-1952
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The records of William J. Van Schreeven, Virginia State Archivist, as Program Chairman of the Society of American Archivists Annual Meetings in Richmond, Virginia (1942), Raleigh, North Carolina (1948) and Lexington, Kentucky (1952) are housed in two archival boxes and are arranged in three series. Series have been designated for SAA Annual Meetings in 1942, 1948, and 1952
  • Series I. SAA Annual Meeting, 1942. This series contains correspondence, programs, membership lists, photographs, and other sundry items related to the 6th annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists, October 26-27th, 1942, at the Hotel John Marshall in Richmond, VA. The program was formulated around the archivist's problems and responsibilities during wartime. The American Association for State and Local History held their annual meeting at the same time and there was a joint session on the evening of October 27th. William J. Van Schreeven, State Archivist, served as chairman of the local arrangements committee. This series includes a "Hotel John Marshall - Society of American Archivists, William J. Van Schreeven, Chairman" engraved album with photographs, correspondence, proposal, and floor plans of the Hotel John Marshall
  • Series II. SAA Annual Meeting, 1948. This series contains correspondence, reports, speeches, and other sundry items related to the 12th annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists in Raleigh, N.C. This series contains correspondence to/from William J. Van Schreeven as program chairman. The correspondence relates to speakers for the annual meeting. This series also includes speeches from the meeting and an annual report of the National Genealogical Society
  • Series III. SAA Annual Meeting, 1952. This series contains correspondence, programs, membership lists, and other sundry items related to the 16th annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists in Lexington, KY. This series too contains correspondence to/from William J. Van Schreeven as program chairman. In addition, there is a directory of archival agencies of the states and territories of the U.S. (1951), an SAA membership list (1951), and SAA programs (1942-1951)
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Library of Virginia. (Search Library of Virginia as author).
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation source
Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
Label
Records of William J. Van Schreeven as program chairman of the Society of American Archivists
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vi03134.xml.frame
Note
These records are part of the Library of Virginia record group (RG# 35)
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically, then alphabetically by folder title.
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Inventory
  • Inventory
Extent
.6
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Organization method
Organized into the following series: Series I. SAA Annual Meeting, 1942, Series II. SAA Annual Meeting, 1948, and Series III. SAA Annual Meeting, 1952.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001635670
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
cu. ft. (2 boxes)

Library Locations

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