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Lydia Roper Home Minute Books

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Lydia Roper Home Minute Books, 1921-1963 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

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Title: Lydia Roper Home Minute Books, 1921-1963Add to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-486

Primary Creator: Lydia Roper Home for the Aged (1921-2019)

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Date Acquired: 00/00/0000

Subjects: Norfolk (Va.), Old age homes, Older women

Forms of Material: Microfiche, Minute books

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Two 1921-1963 minute books of the Lydia Roper Home for the Aged in Norfolk, Virginia.

Biographical Note

The Lydia Roper Home for the Aged opened on December 12, 1921 in the Riverview section of Norfolk, Virginia at 40th Street and Columbus Avenue. It was built by Captain John L. Roper to honor his late wife, with the intent that it be an assisted living home for elderly women. In 1965, the home began operating under the management of Pinnacle Living, which was then Virginia United Methodist Homes, Inc. The institution closed on January 31, 2019.

Subject/Index Terms

Norfolk (Va.)
Old age homes
Older women

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.

Technical Access Note: Minute Books are located on 31 sheets of microfiche, which requires viewing through a magnified transparent viewer.

Acquisition Source: Unknown

Preferred Citation: Lydia Roper Home Minute Books, MSS 0000-486, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed May 23, 2022.


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31 sheets. Each sheet of microfiche typically displays 16 pages.


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