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Virginia Symphony League Records, 1979-2010, undated | Special Collections and University Archives

By M. Erlandson

Collection Overview

Title: Virginia Symphony League Records, 1979-2010, undated

ID: 00/MG 81-C

Primary Creator: Virginia Symphony (1920-)

Extent: 3.2 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: The collection is organized into seven series: Series I: 1970s; Series II: 1980s; Series III: 1990s; Series IV: 2000s; Series V: 2010s; Series VI: Undated; and Series VII: Miscellaneous.

Date Acquired: 04/02/2004

Subjects: Arts--Virginia, Orchestral music--Virginia, Virginia Symphony, Virginia Symphony League

Languages: English

Abstract

Since 1927, the Virginia Symphony League supports and promotes the Virginia Symphony through fundraising and is considered a standing committee of the Virginia Symphony. Consists of administrative, board, and committee materials as well as information on publicity and fundraisers.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains administrative records, financial records, fundraising activities, and other material related to the Virginia Symphony League, a fundraising wing of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Included are board meeting minutes, correspondence, records of special events to raise money for the Virginia Symphony, and financial information.

Collection Historical Note

The purpose of the Virginia Symphony League is to support and promote the Virginia Symphony through fundraising and such other endeavors as it may deem appropriate or as may be appointed to it by the Virginia Symphony Chairman or Board of Directors. The Virginia Symphony League functions as a standing committee of the Virginia Symphony.

Subject/Index Terms

Arts--Virginia
Orchestral music--Virginia
Virginia Symphony
Virginia Symphony League

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 9 Hollinger document cases; 1 Index Card Box

Access Restrictions: Open to researchers without restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.

Acquisition Source: Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Acquisition Method: Gift.

Preferred Citation: Identification of item], Box [number], Folder [number and title], Virginia Symphony League Records, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

Processing Information: The collection was reprocessed by Melissa Erlandson, Special Collections Assistant, in 2016.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series I: 1970s, 1979-1980],
[Series II: 1980s, 1980-1997],
[Series III: 1990s, 1990-2005],
[Series IV: 2000s, 2000-2010],
[Series V: 2010s, 2010-2016],
[Series VI: Undated, undated],
[Series VII: Miscellaneous, 1981-1991],
[All]

Series I: 1970s, 1979-1980
This series contains records of the Virginia Symphony League from the 1970s.
Box 1
Folder 1: Board of Directors, Virginia Orchestra League, 1979-1980
Folder 2: The League Norfolk Chapter Newsletter, 1979-1980
Series II: 1980s, 1980-1997
This series contains records from the decade of the 1980s. Included are fundraising activities, administrative information, financial records, and communication.
Sub-Series A: 1980, 1980
Box 1
Folder 3: Tax Exemption Certification, 1980-2002
Sub-Series B: 1981
Box 1
Folder 4: Virginia Orchestra League Newsletter, 1981 June 3
Folder 5: Marathon, 1981 February 13-15
Folder 6: Budget, 1981-1982
Folder 7: Membership, 1981-1982
Sub-Series C: 1982, 1982-1985
Box 1
Folder 8: Contact Information Changes and Resignations, 1982
Folder 9: Ogden Hall, 1982
Folder 10: Profile Sheets I, 1982
Folder 11: Profile Sheets II, 1982
Folder 12: Virginia Orchestra League Newsletter, 1982
Folder 13: Marathon, 1982 February 26-28
Folder 14: Raffle - Charles Sibley Oil Painting, 1982 December 12
Folder 15: Budget, 1982-1983
Folder 16: After Concert Party Committee, 1982-1984
Folder 17: Symphony Reviews, 1982-1985
Sub-Series D: 1983, 1983-1985
Box 1
Folder 18: Budget, 1983-1984
Folder 19: Mailing Lists, 1983-1984
Folder 20: Profile Sheets, 1983-1984
Folder 21: Treasurer Reports, 1983-1985
Folder 22: Gold Book Fact Sheets, 1983-1985
Sub-Series E: 1984, 1984-1985
Box 1
Folder 23: Board Roster, 1984
Folder 24: Membership Lists, 1984
Folder 25: Budget, 1984-1985
Folder 26: Volunteer Report, 1984-1985
Sub-Series F: 1985, 1985-1986
Box 1
Folder 27: Board of Directors Meetings, 1985
Folder 28: Boutique, 1985
Folder 29: Correspondence, 1985
Folder 30: Annual Funding Campaign, 1985-1986
Folder 31: Board of Directors Membership Lists, 1985-1986
Folder 32: Renewal Campaign, 1985-1986
Folder 33: Proposed Budget, 1985-1986
Sub-Series G: 1986, 1986-1987
Box 2
Folder 1: Board of Directors Meetings, 1986
Folder 2: Benefit Gala--Collection Louis Fraud, Paris, 1986 May 10
Folder 3: Benefit Gala--Rudolph Nureyer and Friends, 1986 November 6
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1986
Folder 5: Board of Directors Member List, 1986-1987
Folder 6: Season Sales Report, 1986-1987
Sub-Series H: 1987, 1987-1988
Box 2
Folder 7: Board of Directors Meetings, 1987
Folder 8: Membership Receipts, 1987
Folder 9: Report of Financial Secretary, 1987
Folder 10: Benefit Gala--Donna Karan, New York, 1987 February 27
Folder 11: Board of Directors Member List, 1987-1988
Folder 12: Membership, 1987-1988
Folder 13: Proposed Budget, 1987-1988
Sub-Series I: 1988, 1988-1997
Box 2
Folder 14: Membership Invitations, 1988
Folder 15: Car Raffle History, 1988-1997
Folder 16: Membership, 1988-1989
Sub-Series J: 1989, 1989-1990
Box 2
Folder 17: Board of Directors Meetings, 1989
Folder 18: Car Raffle, 1989
Folder 19: Virginia Symphony Orchestra League Party [photos], 1989
Folder 20: Benefit Gala - Martha Graham Dance Company, 1989 April 5
Folder 21: Board of Directors Member List, 1989-1990
Folder 22: Membership, 1989-1990
Folder 23: Treasurer's Report, 1989-1990
Series III: 1990s, 1990-2005
This series contains records from the decade of the 1990s. Included are fundraising activities, administrative information, financial records, and communication.
Sub-Series A: 1990, 1990-1991
Box 2
Folder 24: Car Raffle, 1990
Folder 25: Annual Report, 1990-1991
Folder 26: Boutique Committee, 1990-1991
Folder 27: Membership Receipts, 1990-1991
Folder 28: Membership Reports, 1990-1991
Sub-Series B: 1991, 1991-1992
Box 2
Folder 29: Board Self-Evaluation Program, 1991
Folder 30: Car Raffle, 1991
Folder 31: Auction, 1991 June 8
Folder 32: Cash Receipts and Disbursements, 1991 July-1992 June
Folder 33: General Membership Meeting, 1991 October 23
Folder 34: Fashion Show: All That Glitters, 1991 December 4
Folder 35: Annual Report, 1991-1992
Folder 36: Audit FY1992, 1991-1992
Folder 37: Board of Directors, Membership Lists, 1991-1992
Sub-Series C: 1992, 1992-2001
Box 3
Folder 1: Car Raffle, 1992
Folder 2: League Previews, 1992
Folder 3: General Membership Meetings, 1992
Folder 4: Benefit Gala--A Sentimental Journey: A Gala Celebration for the Diabetes Institute Foundation, 1992 May 9
Folder 5: Auction, 1992 June 13
Folder 6: Auction, 1992 June 19
Folder 7: Annual Report, 1992 July-1993 June
Folder 8: Cash Receipts and Disbursements, 1992 July-1993 June
Folder 9: Fashion Show: All That Glitters, 1992 December 2
Folder 10: Audit FY1993, 1992-1993
Folder 11: Board Meeting Schedule, 1992-1993
Folder 12: Board of Directors Member List, 1992-1993
Folder 13: Proposed Budget, 1992-1993
Folder 14: Fundraising Budgets and Profits, 1992-2001
Sub-Series D: 1993, 1993-1995
Box 3
Folder 15: Board of Directors Meeting, 1993
Folder 16: Car Raffle, 1993
Folder 17: General Membership Meetings, 1993
Folder 18: Biennial Report, 1993 July-1995 June
Folder 19: Virginia Symphony Foundation Letter, 1993 September 29
Folder 20: Fashion Show: Diamond Jubilee, 1993 November 17
Folder 21: Auction Fundraisers, 1993-1994
Folder 22: Financial, 1993-1994
Sub-Series E: 1994, 1994-1995
Box 3
Folder 23: Board of Directors Meetings, 1994
Folder 24: Car Raffle, 1994
Folder 25: General Membership Meetings, 1994
Folder 26: Cash Receipts and Disbursements, 1994 July-1995 June
Folder 27: Financial Statements, 1994 July-1995 June
Folder 28: Fashion Show: Celebrating 75 Years, 1994 November 10
Folder 29: Proposed Budget, 1994-1995
Sub-Series F: 1995, 1995-1997
Box 3
Folder 30: Board of Directors Meetings, 1995
Folder 31: Car Raffle, 1995
Folder 32: Finances, 1995
Folder 33: General Membership Events, 1995
Folder 34: Background Information Regarding the Virginia Symphony League for Meeting with John Musack, 1995 March 17
Folder 35: Marathon: Music on the Move, 1995 April 7-9
Folder 36: Party Honoring Musicians and Staff of the Virginia Symphony, 1995 May 13
Folder 37: Auction, 1995 June 17
Folder 38: "Ann Robin, Virginia Symphony League's Vice President for Fundraising," The Compass, 1995 November
Folder 39: Fashion Show: Fashion and Music Throughout the Years, 1995 November 2
Folder 40: Board of Directors, Membership Lists, 1995-1997
Folder 41: Virginia Symphony League History, 1995-1997
Sub-Series G: 1996, 1996-1997
Box 4
Folder 1: Annual Fund Pledges, 1996
Folder 2: Board of Directors Meetings, 1996
Folder 3: Car Raffle, 1996
Folder 4: Virginia Symphony League Notes, 1996
Folder 5: "Norfolk Perspective Interview", 1996 February 12
Folder 6: Virginia Symphony Operations Manual, 1996 June
Folder 7: Executive Committee Meeting, 1996 July 17
Folder 8: General Membership Meeting, 1996 October 9
Folder 9: Fashion Show: Dolce Vita, 1996 November 12
Folder 10: Become a Virginia Symphony League Member, 1996-1997
Folder 11: News Releases, 1996-1997
Sub-Series H: 1997, 1997-2005
Box 4
Folder 12: Board of Directors Meetings, 1997
Folder 13: Car Raffle, 1997
Folder 14: Correspondence, 1997
Folder 15: Education Committee, 1997
Folder 16: Executive Committee Meetings, 1997
Folder 17: General Membership Meetings, 1997
Folder 18: New Dimensions Reports, 1997
Folder 19: Virginia Symphony League Notes, 1997
Folder 20: Chesapeake Newcomers Club, 1997 January 6
Folder 21: Winners/Musicale Invitations, 1997 February 9
Folder 22: Membership Committee Report, 1997 June 4
Folder 23: Fundraising and President-Elect Report for Symphony Annual Meeting, 1997 June 19
Folder 24: Cash Receipts and Disbursements, 1997 July-1998 June
Folder 25: Virginia Symphony League Report, 1997 July 16
Folder 26: Fashion Show: Celebration, 1997 November 12
Folder 27: Endowed Oboe Chair Report, 1997-1998
Folder 28: Board of Directors Member List, 1997-1999
Folder 29: President's Corner: Ann Robin, 1997-1999
Folder 30: New Dimensions Campaign, 1997-2001
Folder 31: Life Member Endowment Policy, 1997-2005
Sub-Series I: 1998, 1998-1999
Box 4
Folder 32: Board of Directors Meetings, 1998
Folder 33: Car Raffle, 1998
Folder 34: Charitable Gaming Commission, 1998
Folder 35: Correspondence, 1998
Folder 36: Executive Committee Meetings, 1998
Folder 37: Fashion Show Seating Reports, 1998
Box 5
Folder 1: General Meetings, 1998
Folder 2: Virginia Symphony League Notes, 1998
Folder 3: Bylaws, 1998 April 28
Folder 4: Car Raffle Winners, 1998 May
Folder 5: Annual Meeting, 1998 June 17-18
Folder 6: Cash Receipts and Disbursements, 1998 July-December
Folder 7: Strategic Planning Meeting, 1998 August 12
Folder 8: Please Join Us--The Virginia Symphony (Flier), 1998 November 11
Folder 9: Fashion Show: Rhapsody, 1998 February 11
Folder 10: Annual Report, 1998-1999
Folder 11: Board Meeting Schedule, 1998-1999
Folder 12: Membership Reports, 1998-1999
Folder 13: PETA Presentation, 1998-1999
Folder 14: Roster of Members, 1998-1999
Sub-Series J: 1999, 1999-2003
Box 5
Folder 15: Board of Directors Meetings, 1999
Folder 16: Car Raffle Business, 1999
Folder 17: Charitable Gaming Commission, 1999
Folder 18: Donations, 1999
Folder 19: Education Committee, 1999
Folder 20: General Membership Events, 1999
Folder 21: Virginia Symphony League Notes, 1999
Folder 22: Volunteers, 1999
Folder 23: Annual Meeting, 1999 June 2
Folder 24: Cash Receipts and Disbursements, 1999 July-November
Folder 25: Food for Orchestra, 1999 November 2
Folder 26: Fashion Show: Millennium, 1999 November 3
Folder 27: Board of Directors Member List, 1999-2000
Folder 28: Roster of Members, 1999-2000
Folder 29: General Membership Events, 1999-2001
Folder 30: Car Raffle: Sponsor--Checkered Flag, 1999-2003
Series IV: 2000s, 2000-2010
This series contains records from the decade of the 2000s. Included are fundraising activities, administrative information, financial records, and communication.
Sub-Series A: 2000, 2000-2003
Box 6
Folder 1: Board of Directors Meetings, 2000
Folder 2: Car Raffle, 2000
Folder 3: Education Committee, 2000
Folder 4: Fashion Show, 2000
Folder 5: General Membership Events, 2000
Folder 6: Raffle Committee, 2000
Folder 7: Virginia Symphony League Notes, 2000
Folder 8: Winter Meeting, 2000 February 23
Folder 9: Bylaws, 2000 April 12
Folder 10: Stationary Printing Orders, 2000 May
Folder 11: Membership Reports, 2000 July-August
Folder 12: Cash Receipts and Disbursements, 2000 July-August
Folder 13: Fashion Show: Promenade, 2000 November 1
Folder 14: Party Honoring Musicians and Staff of the Virginia Symphony, 2000 November 4
Folder 15: Board of Directors Member List, 2000-2001
Folder 16: Board Meeting Schedule, 2000-2001
Folder 17: Correspondence, 2000-2001
Folder 18: Handbooks, 2000-2001
Folder 19: Nominating Committee, 2000-2001
Folder 20: Proposed Budget, 2000-2001
Folder 21: Roster of Members, 2000-2001
Folder 22: Car Raffle Analysis, 2000-2003
Sub-Series B: 2001, 2001-2003
Box 6
Folder 23: Board of Directors Meetings, 2001
Folder 24: Car Raffle, 2001
Folder 25: Education Committee, 2001
Folder 26: Fashion Show Cancellation, 2001
Folder 27: General Membership Events, 2001
Folder 28: Virginia Symphony League Notes, 2001
Folder 29: Nomination of League Officers, 2001 April 4
Folder 30: Annual Report, 2001 July-2002 June
Folder 31: Cash Receipts and Disbursements, 2001 July-2002 June
Folder 32: Raffle Information, 2001 July-December
Folder 33: Schedule, 2002 July 1-30
Folder 34: Letter from David Gaylin, Executive Director, 2001 October 10
Folder 35: Board of Directors Listing, 2001-2001
Folder 36: Membership Directory, 2001-2002
Box 7
Folder 1: Car Raffle, 2001-2002
Folder 2: Car Raffle, 2001-2003
Folder 3: Correspondence, 2001-2003
Folder 4: Nominating Committee, 2001-2003
Sub-Series C: 2002, 2002-2004
Box 7
Folder 5: Board of Directors Meetings, 2002
Folder 6: Boutique, 2002
Folder 7: Car Raffle, 2002
Folder 8: General Membership Events, 2002
Folder 9: Virginia Symphony League Notes, 2002
Folder 10: Runaway Stage Storage, 2002-2004
Sub-Series D: 2003, 2003-2004
Box 7
Folder 11: Board of Directors Meetings, 2003
Folder 12: Car Raffle, 2003
Folder 13: Correspondence, 2003
Folder 14: Membership Directory, 2003
Folder 15: Virginia Symphony League Notes, 2003
Folder 16: Board and Membership Roster, 2003-2004
Folder 17: Open Letter to the VSL from John R. Morison, Executive Director, 2003-2004
Sub-Series E: 2004, 2004-2005
Box 8
Folder 1: Board of Directors Meetings, 2004
Folder 2: Car Raffle Winners, 2004
Folder 3: Correspondence, 2004
Folder 4: Nominating Committee, 2004
Folder 5: Virginia Symphony League Notes, 2004
Folder 6: Silent Auction, 2004 February 7
Folder 7: Silent Auction, 2004 September 23
Folder 8: Undelivered Speech, 2004 December 1
Folder 9: Board Member List, 2004-2005
Folder 10: Membership Information, 2004-2005
Sub-Series F: 2005, 2005-2006
Box 8
Folder 11: Board of Directors Meetings, 2005
Folder 12: Car Raffle, 2005
Folder 13: Correspondence, 2005
Folder 14: League Previews, 2005
Folder 15: Membership Directory, 2005
Folder 16: Nominating Committee, 2005
Folder 17: Virginia Symphony League Notes, 2005
Folder 18: Board Roster, 2005-2006
Folder 19: Budget, 2005-2006
Folder 20: Finances, 2005-2006
Sub-Series G: 2006, 2006-2007
Box 8
Folder 21: Bylaws, 2006
Folder 22: Car Raffle, 2006
Folder 23: Correspondence, 2006
Folder 24: Member Directory, 2006
Folder 25: Nominating Committee, 2006
Folder 26: Virginia Symphony League Notes, 2006
Folder 27: Winter Luncheon, 2006 December 6
Folder 28: Benefit---2nd Annual End of Season Luncheon to Benefit Artistic Excellence Fund, 2006-2007
Sub-Series H: 2007, 2007-2008
Box 8
Folder 29: Virginia Symphony League Newsletter, 2007 October
Folder 30: Sunday Symphony Social, 2007 October 14
Folder 31: Membership Information Calendar of Events, 2007-2008
Sub-Series I: 2008, 2008-2009
Box 8
Folder 32: Correspondence, 2008
Folder 33: Events, 2008
Folder 34: Membership Directory, 2008-2009
Folder 35: Membership Information, 2008-2009
Sub-Series J: 2009, 2009-2010
Box 8
Folder 36: Board Meetings, 2009
Folder 37: Fashion Show, 2009
Folder 38: Finances, 2009
Folder 39: Holiday Luncheon, 2009
Box 9
Folder 1: Events, 2009-2010
Folder 2: Membership Directory, 2009-2010
Folder 3: Membership Information, 2009-2010
Series V: 2010s, 2010-2016
This series contains records from the decade of the 2010s. Included are fundraising activities, administrative information, financial records, and communication.
Sub-Series A: 2010, 2010=2011
Box 9
Folder 4: Fashion Show, 2010
Folder 5: Finances, 2010
Folder 6: Membership Directory, 2010-2011
Folder 7: Membership Information, 2010-2011
Sub-Series B: 2012, 2012-2013
Box 9
Folder 8: Board Meetings, 2012
Folder 9: Events, 2012
Folder 10: Membership Directory, 2012-2013
Sub-Series C: 2013, 2013-2014
Box 9
Folder 11: Board Meetings, 2013
Folder 12: Celebrate, 2013
Folder 13: Holiday Luncheon, 2013
Folder 14: Virginia Symphony League Newsletter, 2013
Folder 15: Membership Information, 2013-2014
Sub-Series D: 2014, 2014-2015
Box 9
Folder 16: Board Meetings, 2014
Folder 17: Celebrate, 2014
Folder 18: Events, 2014
Folder 19: Virginia Symphony League Newsletter, 2014
Folder 20: Membership Directory, 2014-2015
Sub-Series E: 2015, 2015-2016
Box 9
Folder 21: Membership Information, 2015-2016
Sub-Series F: 2016, 2016
Box 9
Folder 22: Celebrate, 2016
Series VI: Undated, undated
This series contains records that are not dated within the collection.
Box 9
Folder 22: About the Symphony (Fact Sheet), undated
Folder 23: Bylaws, undated
Folder 24: Car Raffle Fliers, undated
Folder 25: Copyright Issues, undated
Folder 26: Correspondence, undated
Folder 27: Duties and Responsibilities of Bard Members and Committee Chairs, undated
Folder 28: Fashion Show Photos, undated
Folder 29: Flyers / Marketing, undated
Folder 30: Invitations to Lunch and Virginia Symphony League Update, undated
Folder 31: Luncheons, undated
Folder 32: Meeting Procedures, undated
Folder 33: New Dimensions Campaign Pledge Card, undated
Folder 34: Silent Auction, undated
Folder 35: Standing Rules, undated
Series VII: Miscellaneous, 1981-1991
This series consists of index cards containing addresses of new and existing members.
Box 10
Item 1: Address Cards, 1981-1991

Browse by Series:

[Series I: 1970s, 1979-1980],
[Series II: 1980s, 1980-1997],
[Series III: 1990s, 1990-2005],
[Series IV: 2000s, 2000-2010],
[Series V: 2010s, 2010-2016],
[Series VI: Undated, undated],
[Series VII: Miscellaneous, 1981-1991],
[All]

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