Tidewater Bicycle Association Records, 1972-2018
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Brief Description: More than 1,200 electronic files dating between 1972 and 2018 of the Tidewater Bicycle Association in Hampton Roads, Virginia. The files include agendas, articles of incorporation, bylaws, clippings, financial summaries, logo designs, membership applications, newsletters, photographs, and promotional materials. There are also histories of the organization and a list of contributors who are credited with compiling the collection.
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 2018-056
Created by: Tidewater Bicycle Association (1965-2018)
Volume: 1.89 Gigabytes
Acquired: 10/13/2018. January 2019.
Arrangement: The digital files are organized into the following categories: Business, Governance, News Articles, Charity Teams, Images, and Newsletters.
Biographical Note for Tidewater Bicycle Association (1965-2018) : The Tidewater Bicycle Association began in the fall of 1965 under the leadership of Ben Potts as the Tidewater Bicycle Club. The group was incorporated on July 23, 1972 as the Tidewater Bicycle Association. Members participated in races along the East Coast from Florida to Canada. The group's purpose was to promote interest and enthusiasm in bicycles, stage and promote bicycle races and events, and promote and encourage highway safety and courtesy. There were two components to the club: racers and tourists (i.e. non-racers). Tidewater Bicycle Association became a 501c(3) on September 29, 2014. The organization formally dissolved on June 12, 2018 due to declining membership.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.
Subject Index
Hampton Roads (Va. : Region)
Genres/Forms of Material
Agendas (administrative records)
Application forms
Articles of incorporation
Bylaws (administrative records)
Clippings (information artifacts)
Financial records
Fliers (printed matter)
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.
Technical Access Notes: Materials are in electronic format. Please contact staff at the Sargeant Memorial Collection to access the records.
Acquisition Notes: Tidewater Bicycle Association by donation
PreferredCitation: Tidewater Bicycle Association Records, MSS 2018-056, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.