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Norfolk Public Library Administration Files, 1912-2011 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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Collection Overview

Title: Norfolk Public Library Administration Files, 1912-2011Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1970s-1980s

ID: 002/RG 12/2015-001

Primary Creator: Norfolk Public Library (Va.) (1894-)

Extent: 6.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged in inventory order. The two inventories are arranged in alphabetical order by subject.

Date Acquired: 08/17/2015. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Norfolk (Va.), Norfolk Public Library (Va.)

Forms of Material: Administrative records

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Administrative files collected by Norfolk Public Library in Norfolk, Virginia. Subject matter includes Norfolk Public Library annual reports, the Model City Program, library policies and procedures, intellectual freedom, and correspondence relating to the Sargeant Memorial Collection. Most of the records date from the 1970s through the 1980s.

Subject/Index Terms

Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk Public Library (Va.)

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Accruals: Boxes 1-3 were transferred August 17, 2015. Boxes 4-6 were transferred December 30, 2015; the inventory for Boxes 4-6 is dated January 13, 2016.

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: Tatiana Laird by transfer

Preferred Citation: Norfolk Public Library Administration Files, RG 12-2015-001, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed March 8, 2019.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Wards Corner, Correspondence and Photograph, Proposed Wards Corner Branch Library, 1978-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Minutes 1979 - Record 2221, Board of Trustees, Minutes and Correspondence, Friends of the Norfolk Public Library, 1979-1980Add to your cart.

Record 2221-[Board of Trustees-B].

Note: Original folder was numbered 2221, but inventory listed file number as 2121.

Folder 3: Bibliography, Blyden Branch Library Bibliography, Clippings, Ordinance, Report, and Plans, circa 1950s-1990sAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Serpell Deed DuBois Van Wyck, Photocopied Deed between Georgianna Serpell and William W. Old, Jr., 1912 December 20Add to your cart.
ADM-01-884-Branches-Van Wyck-C.
Folder 5: SMR Correspondence (Folder 1 of 2), Correspondence and Clippings, 1981-1997Add to your cart.
[ADM-01]-1189-Norfolk Main Library-C.
Folder 6: SMR Correspondence (Folder 2 of 2), Correspondence, Clippings, and Promotional Materials, 1977-2001Add to your cart.

[ADM-01]-1189-Norfolk Main Library-C.

Includes "Prevention Survey Analysis (#2)".

Folder 7: SMR Memos, Correspondence and Memos, 1981-2011Add to your cart.
ADM-01-1190-Norfolk Main Library-C.
Folder 8: The Norfolk Foundation, Correspondence and Reports, 1981-2007Add to your cart.
Folder 9: U. S. Savings Bonds, Promotional Materials and Correspondence, U. S. Savings Bonds Campaign, 1967-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Blyden 1956-1957, Blyden Branch Library Correspondence and Lists, 1956-1961, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: City of Norfolk Drawing, Norfolk City Planning Commission Map, undatedAdd to your cart.


Map shows Barron F. Black Library and location for a proposed library in Norview.

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