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Jamestown Exposition Minute Books


Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Artifact, Seal Embosser

Loose Materials from Minute Books

Stockholders' Minute Book

Board of Directors Minute Book

Executive Committee Minute Book

Board of Governors Minute Book (Volume 1 of 3)

Board of Governors Minute Book (Volume 2 of 3)

Board of Governors Minute Book (Volume 3 of 3)

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Jamestown Exposition Minute Books, 1902-1907 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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Collection Overview

Title: Jamestown Exposition Minute Books, 1902-1907Add to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-175

Primary Creator: Jamestown Exposition Company

Extent: 7.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged in chronological order. Loose materials found in the front and back pockets of the volumes were separated into folders.

Date Acquired: 00/00/0000

Subjects: Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition (1907), Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition (1907)--Virginia--Norfolk, Norfolk (Va.)

Forms of Material: Advertising blotters, Bylaws (administrative records), Cultural artifacts, Minute books, Minutes (administrative records)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Six 1902-1907 minute books of the Jamestown Exposition Company in Norfolk, Virginia. The collection includes typed minutes of the stockhholders (i.e. incorporators), Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Board of Governors. Each minute book includes an alphabetical index of topics in the front. The Board of Governors minutes are contained within three volumes. The minutes are sometimes signed by the recording secretary and approved by the chairman. This collection also includes a heavy metal logo embosser of the Jamestown Exposition Company seal.

Biographical Note

The Jamestown Exposition Company was incorporated on March 10, 1902. Its purpose was to organize a grand exposition of international scale in Tidewater Virginia for the 300th anniversary of the permanent English-speaking settlement at Jamestown, Virginia in 1607.

Subject/Index Terms

Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition (1907)
Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition (1907)--Virginia--Norfolk
Norfolk (Va.)

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

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: Unknown

Preferred Citation: Jamestown Exposition Minute Books, MSS 0000-175, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed September 6, 2018.

Other Note: The four folders listed in Box 1 are housed with MSS 0000-176 and MSS 0000-446.

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Item:

[Item 1: Artifact, Seal Embosser, circa 1902],
[Box 1: Loose Materials from Minute Books, circa 1902-1907],
[Box 2: Stockholders' Minute Book],
[Box 3: Board of Directors Minute Book],
[Box 4: Executive Committee Minute Book],
[Box 5: Board of Governors Minute Book (Volume 1 of 3)],
[Box 6: Board of Governors Minute Book (Volume 2 of 3)],
[Box 7: Board of Governors Minute Book (Volume 3 of 3)],

Item 1: Artifact, Seal Embosser, circa 1902Add to your cart.
Stamps official seal of the Jamestown Exposition Company, incorporated March 10, 1902.

Norfolk Public Library
Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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