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Virginia Counselors Association records

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Virginia Counselors Association records, 1930-1997
Title
Virginia Counselors Association records
Inclusive dates
1930-1997
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Summary
  • Records, 1930-1997, of the Virginia Counselors Association concerning the organization, goals, and operations of the organization and containing agendas; annual, board, and executive meeting minutes; chapter and committee reports; correspondence; histories; membership lists; newsletters; resolutions; and miscellaneous subject files. There is also information relating to the Virginia Elementary School Guidance and Counseling Act of 1979, as well as radio tapes produced by the Stratford chapter
  • Series I: Administrative files include articles of incorporation and related papers, constitution and by-laws, organizational handbooks and guidelines, policies, and an organization history from 1930 to 1969
  • Series II: Committee/Board Meeting minutes, 1933-1934, 1948-1997, contains the minutes of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors meetings, and related papers
  • Series III: Annual Conferences, Conventions, and Meetings, 1932-1996, contains articles, brochures, correspondence, minutes, programs, registration forms, reports, speeches, surveys, and other papers relating to annual meetings, conferences, and conventions
  • Series IV: Reports, 1932-1994, contains the reports of chapters, committees, divisions, and treasurers of the organization detailing its operations and goals. Papers also include budgets, by-laws, correspondence, minutes, and resolutions
  • Series V: Secretary's files, 1983-1996, includes agendas, brochures, budgets, calendars, correspondence, directories, handbooks, journals, lists, manuals, minutes, newsletters, notebooks, photographs, plans, programs, reports, and schedules
  • Series VI: Correspondence, 1942-1987, contains correspondence to and from the Virginia Counselors Association (Virginia Personnel and Guidance Association) concerning the goals and operations of the organization. Papers include correspondence from its parent organization, the American Personnel and Guidance Association, and a note from Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973)
  • Series VII: Lists and Directories of Officers and Members, 1930-1994, contains membership rosters, lists of officers, and organization and member directories
  • Series VIII: Elementary School Guidance and Counseling Act of 1979, 1976-1981, contains articles, awards, budgets, bulletins, correspondence, labels, legislation, lists, plans, programs, statements, surveys, and other papers concerning the Elementary School Guidance and Counseling Act of 1979
  • Series IX: Gertrude D. Lewis files contains papers of Gertrude D. Lewis (1916-2000) of Culpeper, Virginia, who worked as a high school guidance counselor supervisor for the state department of education. Papers are related to the projects, organizations, and other matters with which she was involved
  • Series X: Publications, 1948-1994, includes the newsletters of the Virginia Personnel and Guidance Association and the Virginia Counselors Association, including the titles THE RELATOR and THE VIRGINIA COUNSELOR; VPGA and VCA journals; organization brochures; other publications; and newspaper clippings
  • Series XI: Miscellaneous files contains papers relating to VPGA and VCA goals and operations, including committees, workshops, awards, public relations and other subjects. Also contains publications, directories, and papers of other organizations that the VCA often worked with or had the same interests. Also contains the VPGA seal and the VPGA career service award plaque
  • Series XII: Audio tapes, 1981-1982, contains copies of four different public service announcements concerning counselors. PSAs were made by the Stratford chapter of the VPGA/VCA
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Biographical or historical data
Founded in Richmond, Virginia, in 1930, the organization is the state branch of the American Personnel and Guidance Association, whose national headquarters are in Falls Church, Virginia. The organization was called the Virginia Association of Guidance and Personnel Workers up to 1956, and then became the Virginia Personnel and Guidance Association. In 1981, the organization changed its name to the Virginia Counselors Association. Organized to lobby the state legislature and to promote the continued elevation of the status of the counseling profession and the professional development of its members.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Virginia Counselors Association records
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vi04232.html
Note
Accessions 31489, 31646, 31707, 32016, 32180, 33334, 33810, 34368, 35015, 36715, and 38815 are filed with accession 30684
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  • The Library of Virginia
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Extent
6.95
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Ayers, Don
  • Cook, John
  • Cook, John R.
  • Cook, John R.
  • Ayers, Don S.
  • Ayers, Don s.
  • Ayers, Don
  • Laughlan, Ruby, Virginia Counselors Association
  • Moose, Mary Kay
  • Kreps, Loretta
  • Ingersoll, Russ
  • Hite, Sandra G., Virginia Counselors Association
Organization method
Organized into the following series: Series I: Administrative files; Series II: Committee/Board Meeting minutes, 1933-1934, 1948-1997; Series III: Annual Conferences, Conventions, and Meetings, 1932-1996; Series IV: Reports, 1932-1994; Series V: Secretary's files, 1983-1996; Series VI: Correspondence, 1942-1987; Series VII: Lists and Directories of Officers and Members, 1930-1994; Series VIII: Elementary School Guidance and Counseling Act of 1979, 1976-1981; Series IX: Gertrude D. Lewis files; Series X: Publications, 1948-1994; Series XI: Miscellaneous files; Series XII: Audio tapes, 1981-1982.
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001630151
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Photocopies.
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