The Resource (microform)

(microform)

Label
1846-1995
Inclusive dates
1846-1995
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Includes minutes, 1870-1923 and 1934-1951, of the Board of Visitors and Board of Managers of the Richmond Male Orphan Society and the Board of Directors of the Richmond Male Orphan Asylum; treasurers' reports; alphabetical subject files which contain correspondence, clippings, and photographs concerning residents, alumni, officials of the home, and others, fundraising, building construction and improvements, and special events, as well as constitution and by-laws, histories, including a draft of THE RICHMOND HOME FOR BOYS, 1846-1955, by Jane Taylor Duke, pamphlets, brochures, and newsletters, including the SPOTLIGHT. Also included in the collection are guest registers, 1981-1992, and scrapbooks, 1951-1954 and 1962-1992
Member of
Action
Accessioned and described
Biographical or historical data
Private, non-profit, non-sectarian children's home located in Richmond, Virginia, which provides residential care and supportive service. Founded in 1846 as the Richmond Male Orphan Asylum, its name was changed in 1939 to the Richmond Home for Boys. In 1975, the name was changed again to the Virginia Home for Boys.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Records
Label
(microform)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
13
Immediate source of acquisition
Virginia Home for Boys
Organization method
Misc. Reel 1340: Minutes and treasurers' reports, 1870-1923; Misc. Reel 1341: Minutes and Tresurers' report 1924-1934, and Treasurers' book, 1904-1913; Misc. Reel 1342-1344: Subject files, 1846-1995; Misc. Reel 1345-1350: Scrapbooks, 1972-1992; Misc. Reel 1351: Minute book, 1934-1951; Guest registers, 1981-1992, and Scrapbook of Mr and Mrs. John G. Wood, 1951-1954; Misc. Reel 1352: Wood scrapbook (continued), and subject files on individuals (A-Z).
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000492771
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Type of unit
reels.

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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