Richmond Professional Institute Records, 1925-1962
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 2 series.
Series 1 contains material related to the Richmond Professional Institute and its predecessors and that was previously housed in the University Archives Publications Collection. Included are the student newspapers "The Atlas" and "The Proscript," accreditation reports, athletic reports, as well as miscellaneous brochures and ephemera.
Series 2 (Acc. 1984.072): Includes reports prepared by the Richmond Professional Institute detailing income and expenditures, with lists of insurance policies and information about the investment in a physical plant.
- Creation: circa 1925-1962
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1950-1960
- Richmond Professional Institute (Organization)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access:
This collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Conditions Governing Use:
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
The Richmond School of Social Work and Public Health was established in 1917, which in 1925 became the Richmond Division of the College of William and Mary. In 1939 the division was known as the Richmond Professional Institute; it separated from William and Mary and came under state control in 1962. The Medical College of Virginia and the Richmond Professional Institute merged in 1968 to form Virginia Commonwealth University.
1.40 Linear Feet
Arrangement of Materials:
The collection is arranged into two series: Series 1: Publications, 1925-1962; Series 2: Acc. 1984.072, circa 1925-1960.
Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:
Portions of this collection are kept offsite. Consult staff for assistance.
The provenance of the material that was trasnfered from the University Archives Publications to this collection elated to this campus is not documented.
Acc. 1984.072 was received on 10/1/1984.
- Guide to the Richmond Professional Institute Records, 1925-1962
- Special Collections Staff.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description
- Language of description note