Records of the Virginia Society of the Colonial Dames of the XVII Century which include scrapbooks, business records, minutes, programs, yearbooks and photographs.
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19.80 Linear Feet
Arranged by accession number. Most material is in binders by year or years.
Acc. 1993.44A Gift of Virginia Society through former president Mrs. Robert M. Brown. Acc. 1996.34 Gift of the Chapter through Mrs. Charles Hunter. Acc. 1999.04 Gift of Virginia Society through Mrs. Elmer Birdseye. Acc. 2000.63 Gift from the Virginia Society through president Mrs. E. H. Birdseye. Acc. 2002.12 Gift from Virginia Society president Mrs. Jay Botschen through Mrs. Donald Pons. Acc. 2005.29 Gift of Mrs Douglas R Pons. Acc. 2005.32 Gift of Ms. Jackie Spangler. Acc. 2006.16 Gift of Frances Ponds Acc. 2007.65 Gift of Colonial Dames of the Seventeenth Century. Acc. 2007.82 Grace Turner Karish, "Oakton Mews." Acquisition information for material received after 7/13/2009 is available by consulting a Special Collections Research Center staff member.
One conference ribbon, wooden gavel and block, Chisholm Trail dust vial, wooden block for three fountain pen, and a golden spoon attached to a playing card with the state of Washington on the reverse, were separated from Acc. 2012.005 and were added to the Manuscripts Artifact Collection on 1/20/2012.
Acc. 2012.005 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in January 2012.