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1924-1956.
Inclusive dates
1924-1956.
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Language
eng
Summary
Records, 1924-1956, of the Battlefield Markers Association of Richmond, Virginia, consisting of a loose-leaf volume containing photographs and texts of Civil War markers erected in Richmond and the surrounding counties of Chesterfield, Hanover, and Henrico by the Rotary Club (markers were verified and photographed by the Richmond Civil War Round Table in 1956); minutes and resolutions of the Battlefield Markers Association and lists of trustees, donors, and aldermen; lists of markers, text for markers, and sketches for placement; drawings of marker designs and photographs of dedication ceremony for the battlefield markers at Walnut Grove Church (Hanover County); certificates of incorporation for the association and receipts; clippings and program for the dedication ceremony at Walnut Grove Church; and correspondence, 1924-1930 and 1954, concerning the design of the markers, placement of the markers, and other matters relating to the association. Correspondence is maily to and from J. Ambler Johnston (1885-1974), secretary of the association
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Biographical or historical data
Organized by the Rotary Club of Richmond. The certificate of incorporation, dated 3 April 1924, states the association was formed "to provide suitable designs and memorials for marking battlefieds and other places in Virginia connected with the War Between the States" ... "and to acquire historic sites for preservation and restoration."
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Vi
Form designation
Battlefield Markers Association records
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.45
Immediate source of acquisition
Rogers, George W.
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000497668
Reproduction note
Photocopies, carbon copies, photographs, and photonegative.
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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