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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 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

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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