Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives
This collection documents a small portion of the dynamic life of Leslie Cheek, Jr., the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts? second and longest-tenured Director (1948-1968). One series includes material from his early career and activities before the VMFA, as well as his tenure at the museum, and through his active retirement. Two series document the publication of two photobiographies about Cheek,?Living by Design? and?Designing for the Arts.? Another series is comprised of materials about Skylark Farm, the house and tree farm located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, owned, designed and furnished by the Cheeks between 1967 and 1977 when it was donated to Washington & Lee University. Other series document the Cheeks? personal world travels in the 1950s-1980s, some of Cheek?s many awards, and finally, a number of framed architectural drawings done by Cheek while he was still in school in the 1930s
Library of Virginia
Papers, 1864-2000, including annual reports, articles, book reviews, broadsides, bumper stickers, cartoons, clippings, correspondence, editorials, election results, greeting cards, magazines, maps, memoirs, memorandums, newsletters, newspapers, notes, obituaries, photographs, press releases, programs, program scripts, rough drafts, scrapbooks, and speeches primarily relating to Virginia and national politics, national, state, and local elections, journalism, and Virginia history
University of Virginia
The collection consists of the correspondence and writings of James J. Kilpatrick, including correspondence with his readers, fellow journalists, and prominent public figures; editorials; speeches; and the manuscripts for "The sovereign states," "The lasting south," "The smut peddlars," and "The Southern case for school segretation." The dominant theme is Federal infringement on State's rights including the issues of segregation, interposition, and flouridation. Other topics include payola, Richmond Virginians baseball team, the National Conference of Editorial Writers and a debate with Martin Luther King, Jr., on the nation's future
College of William and Mary - Special Collections Research Center
Literary manuscripts and photographs for Parke Rouse's biography of James Blair and his editing of When the Yankees Came: Civil War and Reconstruction on the Virginia Peninsula by George Benjamin West
Washington and Lee University - Special Collections and Archives


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