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Eligoh B. Cooper Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 126
Abstract

Contains the Civil War discharge orders for Eligoh B. Cooper, one photograph of Cooper, and various Confederate currency.

Dates: 1864-1865; Other: Date acquired: 08/05/2016

Minette Cooper Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 110
Abstract

The collection contains programs of the Virginia Squires basketball team, from 1970 to 1976, and Young Audiences correspondence.

Dates: 1970-1976, undated; Other: Date acquired: 05/22/2012

Cheryl Copper Collection of Bridge and Tunnel Films

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 141
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 12 film reels and one VHS tape related to the construction of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore, Maryland, the Coleman Bridge, and the Transbay Tube in San Fransicso, California. Most of the film reels are 16mm.

Dates: circa 1964-1985; Other: Date acquired: 06/28/2017

Lawrence M. Cox, Sr. Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 38
Abstract

Served as the Executive Director of the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) from 1941-1969 and, thereafter, as Assistant Secretary for Renewal and Housing Assistance in the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) during Nixon’s administration. Collection chiefly consists of the records accumulated during his service with the NRHA and HUD.

Dates: 1902-2002, undated; Other: Date acquired: 09/23/1977

Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads Records

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 120
Abstract

The collection contains materials concerning the activities of the Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads, whose mission was to stimulate cultural vitality and to facilitate the development of healthy and dynamic cultural institutions throughout the region.. Records consist of reports, meeting minutes, grant applications and materials, correspondence, newspaper clippings, announcements, brochures, newsletters, directories, and photographs from 1972-2018.

Dates: circa 1972-2018, undated; Other: Date acquired: 09/11/2014

Desegregation of Virginia Education (DOVE) Collection

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 104
Abstract

The collection contains materials dated mainly from the early 1950s through the 1960s and 70s but also houses materials from the 21st Century related to the 50th Anniversary of the End of Massive Resistance. The collection also focuses on events, legal cases, media coverage, and photographs of desegregation in Virginia.  Specific regions represented in the collection are the City of Norfolk, Prince Edward County, Farmville, Charlottesville and the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

Dates: 1958-2012; Other: Date acquired: 06/09/2009

Allan G. Donn Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 106
Abstract

Contains court documents and a research paper related to school desegregation in Prince Edward County, Norfolk and Richmond, Virginia and North Carolina. The court documents relate to Cocheyse J. Griffin v. County School Board of Prince Edward County and Swan v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg.

Dates: 1961-1970; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/2009

Michael D'Orso Collection on the Rosewood Massacre

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 67
Abstract

Writer for the Virginia Pilot Newspaper, author of 13 nonfiction books. This collection contains D’Orso’s notes and research material collected while writing Like Judgment Day: The Ruin and Redemption of a Town Called Rosewood. The collection includes interview tapes and transcripts, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other research materials.

Dates: circa 1923-1995, undated; Other: Date acquired: 04/22/1999

Doughty Family Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 47
Abstract

Letters, paid receipts and household ledgers belonging to William Polk Fitchett, Eastern Shore plantation owner, and his family.

Dates: 1855-1904, undated; Other: Date acquired: 06/20/1980

W. Fred Duckworth Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 45
Abstract

Mayor of Norfolk (1950-1962). Collection consists of memorabilia, photographs, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and artifacts relating to his political, business and civic activities.

Dates: circa 1908-1979, undated; Other: Date acquired: 05/07/1980

Federation of Garden Clubs of Norfolk and Vicinity Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 116
Abstract

The Federation of Garden Clubs of Norfolk and Vicinity, includes scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photos, newsletters, yearbooks, member artwork, and information about the programs held by the garden clubs. Reports within the books include information on horticultural and events concerning the Norfolk area, as well as introspection into member’s lives and influence, social events, and personal interests.

Dates: 1932-1995, undated; Other: Date acquired: 04/16/2013

Finlay Forbes Ferguson Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 50
Abstract

A Norfolk architect. Descendant of longtime Norfolk family. Consists of papers concerning the restoration of the Willoughby-Baylor House and family papers documenting the history of Norfolk since the nineteenth century. Includes correspondence, business papers, ledgers, deeds, genealogical material, newspapers, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1812-1975, undated; Other: Date acquired: 06/29/1981

Joseph T. Fitzpatrick Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 118
Abstract

This collection consists of political documents, correspondence, clippings, artifacts, and other items pertaining to the career of Joseph T. Fitzpatrick.

Dates: 1895-2004, undated; Other: Date acquired: 01/24/1977

Florence Crittenton Home of Norfolk Records

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 13
Abstract

Established in 1894 to respond to the needs of unwed mothers and their children. Contains the institutional records of the home during their eighty years service to Norfolk. Includes histories, business and financial records, studies, reports, memorials, testimonials, correspondence, scrapbooks, and newspapers clippings.

Dates: 1891-1978, undated; Other: Date acquired: 01/13/1977

Charles H. Ford Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 103
Abstract Dr. Charles Ford is a history professor at Norfolk State University. His collection includes material on Ford's research on African American history and gay cultural and activist groups, primarily the Tidewater AIDS Community Task Force. These materials include correspondence, brochures, convention booklets, financial records, minutes, reports, promotional materials, a corporation agreement, invitations, cards, DVDs featuring lectures given by Dr. Ford, documents created by organizations,...
Dates: circa 1950-2016; Other: Date acquired: 08/15/2008

Raymond Galindo Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 135
Scope and Contents

The collection contains letters written by Raymond Galindo, of Staten Island, New York, to his parents while serving in the United States Navy in the post-World War II era. The letters discuss his day to day life in the Navy including training at Camp Peary, Virginia and working in the kitchen. Galindo eventually served on the USS Taconic (AGC-17) command ship. Most of the letters contain the original envelopes and two photographs are also included.

Dates: 1945-1949; Other: Date acquired: 04/09/2019

Hiram F. Glazier Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 18
Abstract

Contains copies of letters, dated 1861-1863, sent to and from friends and family of Hiram F. Glazier during the Civil War.

Dates: circa 1861-1865, undated; Other: Date acquired: 05/03/1977

Frank and Carmela Guida/Rockmasters International Network, Inc. Collection

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 128
Abstract

The collection contains administrative documents, publications, articles, research materials, technical manuals, photographs, audio-visual items, and recording equipment in regard to Frank J. Guida, his community service, creative endeavors and his work in creating the “Norfolk Sound.” Most of the material dates from the 1960s to the 1980s.

Dates: 1940-2008, undated; Majority of material found within 1960-1985; Other: Date acquired: 07/21/2017

Hampton Roads Center for Community Engagement Records

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 125
Abstract

Contains reports, minutes, bylaws, research, and other material related to the Hampton Roads Center for Civic Engagement.

Dates: circa 1995-2012, undated; Other: Date acquired: 05/11/2016

Edythe C. Harrison Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 60
Abstract

Member of the Virginia House of Delegates (1979-1982), founder and president of the Virginia Opera Association, and unsuccessful candidate for United States Senator in 1984 against incumbent Republican, Senator John Warner. The first woman in Virginia nominated by the Democratic Party for statewide office. Collection primarily relates to her activities in politics and the 1984 Senatorial campaign.

Dates: 1961-1994, undated; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1994