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Jim Bradshaw Norfolk Memorabilia Collection

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Jim Bradshaw Norfolk Memorabilia Collection, 1851-2000 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Jim Bradshaw Norfolk Memorabilia Collection, 1851-2000Add to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 2015-019

Primary Creator: Bradshaw, Jim

Extent: 8.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged by series: Series 1: Maps, Series 2: Printed Ephemera, Series 3: Visual Works, Series 4: Postcards, Series 5: Artifacts, and Series 6: Newspapers (6A: Stencils, 6B: Papers).

Date Acquired: 12/17/2015. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Buildings, Cape Henry Memorial (Virginia Beach, Va.), Chesapeake (Va.), Hampton (Va.), Hampton Roads (Va. : Region), Historic buildings--Virginia--Norfolk, Hotels, Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition (1907), Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition (1907)--Virginia--Norfolk, Newport News (Va.), Norfolk (Va.), Norfolk (Va.)--Guidebooks, Norfolk (Va.)--History, Norfolk (Va.)--Maps, Norfolk (Va.)--Newspapers, Norfolk (Va.)--Social life and customs--20th century, Ocean View (Norfolk, Va.), Old Point Comfort (Hampton, Va.), Portsmouth (Va.), Portsmouth (Va.)--Maps, Postcards--Virginia, Princess Anne County (Va.), Streets--Virginia--Norfolk, Suffolk (Va.), Tourism--Virginia, United States. Navy, Virginia--Description and travel, Virginia Beach (Va.), Virginia Beach (Va.)--Maps, Williamsburg (Va.)

Forms of Material: Booklets, Books, Brochures, Commemoratives, Guidebooks, Maps (documents), Newspapers, Pamphlets, Postcards, Souvenir programs, Souvenirs, Stencils (image-making tools), Topographic maps, Tourist maps

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Maps, books, booklets, pamphlets, photographs, postcards, souvenir artifacts, newspapers, and other printed ephemera relating to Norfolk, Hampton Roads, and Virginia from the mid-nineteenth to early twenty-first centuries. Most of the materials date from the 1920s to 1970s, although a significant number of items relate to the Jamestown Exposition of 1907. Maps of the southside section of Hampton Roads and memorabilia of Norfolk and the Tidewater area make up a majority of items in the collection.

Subject/Index Terms

Buildings
Cape Henry Memorial (Virginia Beach, Va.)
Chesapeake (Va.)
Hampton (Va.)
Hampton Roads (Va. : Region)
Historic buildings--Virginia--Norfolk
Hotels
Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition (1907)
Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition (1907)--Virginia--Norfolk
Newport News (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)--Guidebooks
Norfolk (Va.)--History
Norfolk (Va.)--Maps
Norfolk (Va.)--Newspapers
Norfolk (Va.)--Social life and customs--20th century
Ocean View (Norfolk, Va.)
Old Point Comfort (Hampton, Va.)
Portsmouth (Va.)
Portsmouth (Va.)--Maps
Postcards--Virginia
Princess Anne County (Va.)
Streets--Virginia--Norfolk
Suffolk (Va.)
Tourism--Virginia
United States. Navy
Virginia--Description and travel
Virginia Beach (Va.)
Virginia Beach (Va.)--Maps
Williamsburg (Va.)

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Accruals: 05/10/2018; 12/07/2020.

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Jim Bradshaw by donation

Preferred Citation: Jim Bradshaw Norfolk Memorabilia Collection, MSS 2015-019, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed September 1, 2017; November 21, 2019.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Maps, circa 1930-1998],
[Box 2: Maps, circa 1921-2000],
[Box 3: Maps and Printed Ephemera, 1851-1970],
[Box 4: Printed Ephemera and Visual Works, 1876-1977],
[Box 5: Postcards, circa 1905-1970],
[Box 6: Artifacts, circa 1890s-1990s],
[Box 7: Oversized Materials, 1858-1994],
[Box 8: Oversized Materials, 1858-1994],
[All]

Box 4: Printed Ephemera and Visual Works, 1876-1977Add to your cart.
Eight booklets, 13 pamphlets, two periodicals, 19 various published materials, one article, one report, one lithograph, and 32 photographs.
Series 2: Printed EphemeraAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Booklets, Tidewater Virginia Facts, 1976-1977Add to your cart.
Two booklets. Tidewater Virginia Development Council.
Folder 2: Booklet, Twelfth Annual International Azalea Festival, 1965Add to your cart.
Norfolk, Virginia.
Folder 3: Booklet, What to See in Virginia: The Travel Index Guide Book of Virginia, circa 1953Add to your cart.
Published at Williamsburg, Virginia.
Folder 4: Booklets, Where to Go, What to See, What to Do in the Norfolk-Portsmouth, Ocean View, and Virginia Beach Area, circa 1920-1930Add to your cart.
Two booklets. Presented with the compliments of the Advertising Board of the Norfolk-Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce.
Folder 5: Booklets, Where to Go, What to See, Where to Stop in Tidewater, Virginia, 1936, 1938Add to your cart.
Two booklets.
Folder 6: Pamphlets, The Gray Line, circa 1929-1931Add to your cart.
Two pamphlets. Virginia Beach Bus Line, Inc.
Folder 7: Pamphlets, Hotels and Resorts in Hampton Roads, circa 1930s-1960sAdd to your cart.
Four pamphlets. The Golden Triangle Motor Hotel; Hotels and Cottages at Norfolk, Ocean View and Virginia Beach, Virginia; Norfolk and Byways Into Old Virginia; and Norfolk, Virginia Hotel Monticello.
Folder 8: Pamphlets, Tour guides to Norfolk, Virginia, circa 1920s-1950sAdd to your cart.
Seven pamphlets.
Folder 9: Periodical, The National Geographic, 1942 MayAdd to your cart.
Volume 81, Number 5.
Folder 10: Periodical, The Ports of Greater Hampton Roads Annual, 1948Add to your cart.
Includes map on inside front cover.
Folder 11: Publications, The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, circa 1964-1968Add to your cart.
Five items.
Folder 12: Publications, Jamestown Exposition, circa 1907Add to your cart.
Seven items.
Folder 13: Publications, Miscellaneous, 1890s-1960sAdd to your cart.
Seven items. Includes a small booklet of the Norfolk-Newport News Direct Ferry, booklet for St. Christopher's Private Hospital, booklet for The Princess Anne Hotel, pamphlet of The James River Bridge Project and Toll Rates, and a leaflet from the Chesapeake and Ohio.
Folder 14: Article, General Account of the Fresh-Water Morasses of the United States, with a Description of The Dismal Swamp District of Virginia and North Carolina, 1890Add to your cart.
By Nathaniel Southgate Shaler. Pages 255-338.
Folder 15: Report, Second Report of The Commission on Beautifying the City of Norfolk, Virginia, 1913 JulyAdd to your cart.
One booklet.
Series 3: Visual WorksAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Lithograph, City of Norfolk, Virginia, 1876Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Photographs (Folder 1 of 2), circa 1890s-1940sAdd to your cart.
21 photographs. Includes aerial photographs of Norfolk and Portsmouth, and scenes of ships and airplanes.
Folder 18: Photographs (Folder 2 of 2), circa 1907-1963Add to your cart.
10 photographs.
Folder 19: Photographic slide, Aerial view of Norfolk, circa 1910s-1920sAdd to your cart.

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Maps, circa 1930-1998],
[Box 2: Maps, circa 1921-2000],
[Box 3: Maps and Printed Ephemera, 1851-1970],
[Box 4: Printed Ephemera and Visual Works, 1876-1977],
[Box 5: Postcards, circa 1905-1970],
[Box 6: Artifacts, circa 1890s-1990s],
[Box 7: Oversized Materials, 1858-1994],
[Box 8: Oversized Materials, 1858-1994],
[All]


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