The Beach : a history of Virginia Beach, Virginia : working papers, 1976-2006 (bulk 1996-2006)

Virginia Beach Public Library


5 boxes (27 x 40 x 31 cm. or smaller).
Organized into four series in 5 boxes: Series I. Executive notebooks for the 2006 ed. Series II. Source material for chapters and footnotes for the 2006 ed. Series. III. Final draft and proof copies of the 2006 ed., plus photographs and permissions for the 1996 and 2006 ed. Series IV. Marketing materials for the 2006 edition; multiple copies of each ed.
Series I. Executive notebooks for the 2006 ed. from Mary Lovell Swetnam, editor; Betsy Guglielimo, business manager. Also includes 4 each of computer diskettes (3 1/2 in.) and CD-ROMs (4 1/2 in.) containing copies of the 1996 and 2006 editions.
Series II. Box 1. Source materials for the chapters and footnotes for the 2006 ed., in eighteen envelopes corresponding to the chapters. Native Virginians / by Mary Lovell Swetnam -- European exploration and settlement / by Mary Lovell Swetnam -- Historic families and houses / by Mary Lovell Swetnam -- Witches and witchcraft / by Dorothy Tyson Harland -- Pirates / by Theresa G. Dunleavy -- Cape Henry, First Landing State Park, and the lighthouses / by Dorothy Tyson Harland -- Early churches / by Dorothy Tyson Harland -- Courthouses / by Mary Lovell Swetnam -- War on Princess Anne soil / by Martha Lewis Taylor -- Lifesaving stations and shipwrecks / by Dorothy Tyson Harland -- Virginia Beach : the birth of a resort / by Martha Lewis Taylor -- Transportation / by Martha Lewis Taylor -- The military / by Martha Lewis Taylor -- The merger / by Martha Lewis Taylor -- Virginia Beach today / by Martha Lewis Taylor -- A survey of historic families / by Mary Lovell Swetnam -- A survey of historic homes / by Mary Lovell Swetnam. Box 2. Additional research materials, primarily unused in book.
Series III. Final draft and proof copies of the 2006 edition. One smaller box containing permissions for photographs used in the 1996 edition, plus photographs; also includes copies of b & w and color photographs taken by Frank Smith for the 1996 edition. Includes diskette (3 1/2 in.) and 6 CD-ROMs of photographs, chiefly entries in the photo contest for staff and families for the cover of the 2006 ed.
Series IV. Marketing and advertising materials for the 2006 edition, including posters, price schedules, bookmarks, announcements, publicity and bulletin board materials and photocopies of photographs from some promotional events. Also includes 3 copies of the 1976 edition of The Beach by Kathleen M. Eighmey; 3 copies of the Revised edition (1996) of The Beach; 2 copies of the 3rd edition (2006) of The Beach.
Virginia Beach Public Library has published 3 editions of The Beach : a history of Virginia Beach Virginia. The first edition, published in 1976, was written by Kathleen M. Eighmey, with drawings by Norma Hedstrom. The revised (1996) and third (2006) editions were collaborative efforts by staff from throughout the library system.

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