Ghent Neighborhood League Records, 1968-2010
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Brief Description: Circa 1990s-2000s newsletters of Ghent and other neighborhoods/civic leagues in Norfolk, Virginia. The collection also includes booklets, clippings, and other papers from 1968 to 2009 collected by members of the Ghent Neighborhood League regarding businesses, homes, schools, and other subjects relating primarily to Ghent. Minutes include volumes 14-16 (1974-1976), 41-43 (2001-2003), 45 (2005), and an index for volumes covering the years 1962-2005.
Held at:
Sargeant Memorial Collection
Slover Library
235 East Plume Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 7574317429
Email: localhistory [at]
Record Series Number: 001/01/MSS 2015-038
Created by: Ghent Neighborhood League (1962-)
Volume: 5.0 Boxes
Acquired: 09/17/2015. MSS 2022-002.
Arrangement: Arranged chronologically, then alphabetically. Minutes (Series 3) donated in 2022 are arranged in chronological order.
Biographical Note for Ghent Neighborhood League (1962-) : Ghent Neighborhood League is a city-recognized civic association in Norfolk, Virginia. It formed in 1962 "to coordinate citizen interest and activity in preserving the neighborhood." As of March 1963, the League had more than 500 members. The Ghent Neighborhood League is comprised of Ghent homeowners and encompasses the area bound by the Hague, Colonial Avenue, 21st Street, and Hampton Boulevard.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.
Subject Index
Economic development--Virginia--Norfolk
Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)--Social life and customs--20th century
Urban renewal
Genres/Forms of Material
Clippings (information artifacts)
Fliers (printed matter)
Indexes (reference sources)
Minutes (administrative records)
Printed ephemera
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.
Acquisition Notes: Susanne Williams; Irene O'Brien by donation
PreferredCitation: Ghent Neighborhood League Records, MSS 2015-038, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.