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American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976 Collection, 1955, 1970-1981, 1984 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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Title: American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976 Collection, 1955, 1970-1981, 1984Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1975-1976

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-130

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

Extent: 4.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged by record type.

Date Acquired: 06/00/1975

Subjects: American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976, Hampton Roads (Va. : Region), Norfolk (Va.), Virginia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783

Forms of Material: Booklets, Books, Brochures, Clippings (information artifacts), Newsletters, Pamphlets, Printed ephemera, Publications (document genre)

Languages: English, French

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Local, state, and national-level promotional materials and publications from the American Revolution Bicentennial in 1976. Prominent newsletters in the collection include Norfolk Bicentennial News (1975-1976), Virginia Bicentennial Newsletter (1971-1977), and Bicentennial Times (1974-1976). The collection also includes kits of promotional materials compiled by The American Revolution Bicentennial Commission for the City of Norfolk. Finally, there are clippings documenting the activities, celebrations, and history of the bicentennial, particularly in Norfolk and Hampton Roads, Virginia.

Subject/Index Terms

American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976
Hampton Roads (Va. : Region)
Norfolk (Va.)
Virginia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

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: Various

Acquisition Method:

Eleanor Capin, The American Revolution Bicentennial Commission for the City of Norfolk, Daughters of the American Revolution (Great Bridge Chapter), Norfolk Public Library staff, American Heritage Society, Governor Godwin.

The clippings were likely compiled by Norfolk Public Library staff.

Mrs. Wingo, Great Bridge Chapter, DAR, donated Official Master Register of Bicentennial Activities and duplicate copies of bicentennial newsletter in June 1975.

American Heritage Society donated 1976 Bicentennial Desk Calendar in October 1975.

Book, Celebration of the Bicentennial in Virginia, Mills E. Godwin, Jr. donated by the governor on January 27, 1977.

Preferred Citation: American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976 Collection, MSS 0000-130, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed August 26, 2020.

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[Box 2],
[Box 3],
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Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Printed Ephemera, American Revolution Bicentennial, Virginia, circa 1974-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Publication, Common Sense, circa 1976Add to your cart.
Volume 3, No. 1-2.
Folder 3: Publication, this Constitution, A Bicentennial Chronicle, 1984 SummerAdd to your cart.
No. 3.
Folder 4: Publications, Miscellaneous, American Revolution Bicentennial, circa 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Clippings, Activities, General (Folder 1 of 2), circa 1971-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Clippings, Activities, General (Folder 2 of 2), circa 1970-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Clippings, Activities, Norfolk, circa 1974-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Clippings, Bicentennial Celebration, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Clippings, Biography, circa 1971-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Clippings, History, 1955, 1971-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Clippings, Societies, circa 1971-1977Add to your cart.

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