A. Preston Breeden Scrapbooks, circa 1930-1970
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Brief Description: One circa 1935-1952 scrapbook of Albert Preston Breeden's travels to conferences for the Shriners and the Municipal Finance Officers' Association and one 1962 scrapbook featuring A. Preston Breeden's retirement from service as City Auditor for the City of Norfolk, Virginia. Scrapbook items include newspaper clippings, photographs, postcards, correspondence, theater programs, and other mementos.
Held at:
Sargeant Memorial Collection
Slover Library
235 East Plume Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 7574317429
Email: localhistory [at] norfolk.gov
Record Series Number: 001/01/MSS 0000-057
Created by: Breeden, Albert Preston (1897-1972)
Volume: 2.0 Boxes
Acquired: 11/24/2014.
Arrangement: Arranged in original order. Loose materials are in separate folders.
Biographical Note for Breeden, Albert Preston (1897-1972) : Albert Preston Breeden was born on March 20, 1897 in Norfolk, Virginia. He served in World War I. Breeden married Harriet Lenz Anshutz in 1920. He worked for the City of Norfolk from 1920 to 1962 and served as City Auditor from 1934 until his retirement. Breeden was a member of Ruth Lodge No. 89. He died on October 12, 1972 in Virginia Beach, Virginia and was buried at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Norfolk, Virginia.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.
Subject Index
Chicago (Ill.)
Detroit (Mich.)
Hot Springs (Va.)
Knoxville (Tenn.)
Norfolk (Va.)
Salt Lake City (Utah)
San Francisco (Calif.)
Toronto (Ont.)
Travel--United States--History
Virginia--Description and travel
Virginia--Social life and customs
Virginia Beach (Va.)
Genres/Forms of Material
Clippings (information artifacts)
Napkins (culinary textile)
Postage stamps
Theater programs
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/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.
Physical Access Notes: The green scrapbook contains loose items throughout the scrapbook. Metallic residue from adhesive tape remains around many of the formerly taped edges of items. The scrapbook is relatively fragile due to heavy objects pasted onto some pages. Handle with care.
Acquisition Notes: Unknown
PreferredCitation: A. Preston Breeden Scrapbooks, MSS 0000-057, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.