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Virginia State Library portrait cards

Label
Virginia State Library portrait cards, 1913
Title
Virginia State Library portrait cards
Inclusive dates
1913
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Language
eng
Summary
The notes on these index cards were used to compile "A List of the Portraits and Pieces of Statuary in the Virginia State Library with Biographical Notes" for the Bulletin of the Virginia State Library (April, 1913). Cards include acquistion information for artwork and biographical information and citations for the subjects of the portraits and busts
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Biographical or historical data
"A List of the Portraits and Pieces of Statuary in the Virginia State Library" was compiled by Earl G. Swem and published in the Bulletin of the Virginia State Library in April 1913 (vol. 6, no. 2). This bulletin lists the titles of portraits and pieces of statuary housed at the Virginia State Library and also contains a brief biographical note for the subject of each. An updated "A List of the Portraits and Pieces of Statuary in the Virginia State Library" was published in Janurary, April 1920 (vol. 13, no. 1,2). This version includes photographs of the artwork and busts.
Cataloging source
Vi
Citation coverage
1913 April
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
  • Bulletin of the Virginia State Library, vol. 6, no. 2,
Label
Virginia State Library portrait cards
Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically.
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  • The Library of Virginia
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  • Inventory
Extent
.55
Immediate source of acquisition
Special Collections, Library of Virginia
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001503050
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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