Norfolk Public Library, Van Wyck Branch Records, 1901-2016
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Brief Description: Records from Van Wyck Branch Library, a branch library of Norfolk Public Library located in the Ghent section of Norfolk, Virginia. The collection includes borrower's registers, library usage statistics, correspondence, documents relating to the closing and reopening of the library for renovations in the late 1980s, clippings, photographs, and two VHS tapes. The photographs date from 1988-2006; subjects include Summer Reading Club, Azalea Queen visits, Readers Theater plays, children's programs, and library cat Molly Van Wyck.
Held at:
Sargeant Memorial Collection
Slover Library
235 East Plume Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 7574317429
Email: localhistory [at]
Record Series Number: 002/RG 12/2017-001
Created by: Norfolk Public Library (Va.) (1894-)
Volume: 4.0 Boxes
Acquired: 02/22/2017.
Arrangement: Arranged by record type.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.
Subject Index
Children's libraries--Activity programs
Library cats
Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk Public Library (Va.)
Photography of children
Public libraries--Virginia
Summer reading programs
Genres/Forms of Material
Clippings (information artifacts)
Ledgers (account books)
Plans (reports)
Press releases
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: Van Wyck Branch Library by transfer
PreferredCitation: Norfolk Public Library, Van Wyck Branch Records, RG 12-2017-001, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.