The Resource Robert Young Clay papers

Robert Young Clay papers

Label
Robert Young Clay papers, 1863-2008
Title
Robert Young Clay papers
Inclusive dates
1863-2008
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1863-2008, of Robert Young Clay (1936-2010) of Richmond, Virginia, including correspondence, photographs, and a sales ledger relating to his work as a landscape artist, as well as books, genealogical notes on the Clay family and allied lines, materials concerning Land Office records and genealogical sources at the Library of Virginia, obituaries, and photographs
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Robert Young Clay was born in Dixon Springs, Smith County, Tennessee on 4 September 1936. He was the son of Robert Bell Clay (1888-1957) and Ruth Young (1906-1951). He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Tennessee in 1960, and a Master of Library Science degree from George Peabody College in 1969. Clay moved to Richmond the following year, where he was employed as a reference archivist at the Library of Virginia until his retirement in 2001. He also had a career as a landscape painter and heraldic artist. Clay died in Richmond on 6 May 2010, and is buried in the Clay family plot in Dixon Springs Cemetery.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Robert Young Clay papers
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi04619.xml
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
1.35
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Estate of Robert Young Clay
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001698971
Reproduction note
photocopies.
Type of unit
cu. ft. (3 boxes)

Library Locations

    • Library of VirginiaBorrow it
      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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