A Guide to the Virginia Press Women Records, 1958-2007 Virginia Press Women Records 44098

A Guide to the Virginia Press Women Records, 1958-2007

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 44098


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Accession Number
44098
Title
Virginia Press Women Records, 1958-2007
Extent
5.65 cu. ft. (17 boxes)
Location
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Virginia Press Women. Records, 1958-2007. Organization records collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Virginia Press Women, per Ms. Gwen Wolf, President, Fredericksburg, 23 January 2009.


Biographical Information

The Virginia Press Women was founded in 1958 and incorporated in 1973. It is affiliated with the National Federation of Press Women. The organization is open to women and men who are professionals in the field of communication, such as newspapers, magazines, radio, television, schools, colleges, government, communication businesses, and a variety of organizations and associations. The purpose of the organization is to promote journalism, exchange journalistic ideas, and offer continuing educational opportunities. The National Foundation of Press Women was founded in 1937 and had it's first meeting at the Chicago's Woman's Club.

Scope and Content

Papers, 1958-2007, of the Virginia Press Women and the National Federation of Press Women, including administrative records, brochures, directories, histories, minutes, newsletters, and photographs.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into the following series:

Series I: Virginia Press Women, 1958-2007 Series II: National Federation of Press Women, 1968-2007

Contents List

Series I: Virginia Press Women, 1958-2007.
Boxes: 1-12a
Physical Location:
Extent: 14 boxes (4.6 cu. ft.).

Series I: Virginia Press Women, 1958-2007. This series includes administrative files, brochures, conference pamphlets, correspondence, directories, minutes, newsletters, and photographs. The administrative files were created as a catchall for a variety of binders that were arranged chronologically. The files include program notes, correspondence, reports, newsletters, clippings, announcements, lists of officers, conference programs, and emails. The conference files contain information on finances, program brochures, and registration; directories include bylaws and membership lists; included are histories written about the organization; and copies of the Leadership Manual outlining duties and events sponsored by the VPW. Of note are minutes, 1964-2007, of the Board and Membership committees; and the newsletter, Galley Pruf, 1962-2006.

Arranged alphabetically by folder title.

  • Box 1
    Folder 1
    Administrative files, 1958-1959.
  • Box 1
    Folder 2
    Administrative files, 1960-1962.
  • Box 1
    Folder 3
    Administrative files, 1963-1965.
  • Box 1
    Folder 4
    Administrative files, 1966-1979.
  • Box 1
    Folder 5
    Administrative files, 1980-1981.
  • Box 1
    Folder 6
    Administrative files, 1982.
  • Box 1a
    Folder 1-3
    Administrative files, 1983-1989.
  • Box 1a
    Folder 4
    Administrative files, 1988.
  • Box 1a
    Folder 5
    Administrative files, 1989.
  • Box 1a
    Folder 6
    Administrative files, 1990.
  • Box 1a
    Folder 7
    Administrative files, 1991.
  • Box 1a
    Folder 8
    Administrative files, 1992.
  • Box 1a
    Folder 9
    Administrative files, 1993.
  • Box 1a
    Folder 10
    Administrative files, 1994.
  • Box 2
    Folder 1
    Administrative files, 1995.
  • Box 2
    Folder 2
    Administrative files, 1996.
  • Box 2
    Folder 3
    Administrative files, 1997.
  • Box 2
    Folder 4
    Administrative files, 1998.
  • Box 2
    Folder 5
    Administrative files, 1999.
  • Box 2
    Folder 6
    A Time for Choices, 1991.
  • Box 2
    Folder 7
    Brochures, ca. 1980-1990.
  • Box 2
    Folder 8
    Charter and Registration, 1959, 1991.
  • Box 2
    Folder 9
    Conferences, 1990.
  • Box 2
    Folder 10-11
    Conferences, 1997 April.
  • Box 3
    Folder 1-3
    Conferences, 1997 April.
  • Box 3
    Folder 4
    Conferences, 1997 September-December.
  • Box 3
    Folder 5
    Conferences, 1998 September.
  • Box 3
    Folder 6
    Conference brochures, 1977-2007.
  • Box 3
    Folder 7
    Directories, 1977-1989.
  • Box 3
    Folder 8
    Directories, 1990-1998.
  • Box 3
    Folder 9
    Guide to Expertise at Virginia's Colleges and Universities and notes, 1991.
  • Box 4
    Folder 1
    High school writing contest, 1990-1993.
  • Box 4
    Folder 2
    Historian reports, 1983-1993.
  • Box 4
    Folder 3-3a
    History.
  • Box 4
    Folder 4
    Leadership manual, 1978-1994.
  • Box 4
    Folder 5
    Logo.
  • Box 5
    Folder 1
    Minutes, 1964-1968.
  • Box 5
    Folder 2
    Minutes, 1969-1970.
  • Box 5
    Folder 3
    Minutes, 1971-1972.
  • Box 5
    Folder 4
    Minutes, 1973-1974.
  • Box 6
    Folder 1
    Minutes, 1975 April 5.
  • Box 6
    Folder 2
    Minutes, 1975 October 3-5.
  • Box 6
    Folder 3
    Minutes, 1976 April 24.
  • Box 6
    Folder 4
    Minutes, 1976 October 1-3.
  • Box 6
    Folder 5
    Minutes, 1977 April 17.
  • Box 6
    Folder 6
    Minutes, 1977 October 14-16.
  • Box 6
    Folder 7
    Minutes, 1978 April 2.
  • Box 6
    Folder 8
    Minutes, 1978 September 29-October 1.
  • Box 6
    Folder 9
    Minutes, 1979 April 22.
  • Box 6
    Folder 10
    Minutes, 1979 October 5-7.
  • Box 6
    Folder 11
    Minutes, 1980 April 12.
  • Box 6
    Folder 12
    Minutes, 1980 September 26.
  • Box 6
    Folder 13
    Minutes, 1981 April 25.
  • Box 6
    Folder 14
    Minutes, 1981 October 2-4.
  • Box 6
    Folder 15
    Minutes, 1982 April 17.
  • Box 6
    Folder 16
    Minutes, 1982 October 1-3.
  • Box 7
    Folder 1
    Minutes, 1983 April 9.
  • Box 7
    Folder 2
    Minutes, 1983 September 23-25.
  • Box 7
    Folder 3
    Minutes, 1984 September 28-30.
  • Box 7
    Folder 4
    Minutes, 1985 April 13.
  • Box 7
    Folder 5
    Minutes, 1985 September 27-29.
  • Box 7
    Folder 6
    Minutes, 1986 April 5.
  • Box 7
    Folder 7
    Minutes, 1986 September 26-27.
  • Box 7
    Folder 8
    Minutes, 1987 April 25.
  • Box 7
    Folder 9
    Minutes, 1987 September 25-26.
  • Box 7
    Folder 10
    Minutes, 1988 April 9.
  • Box 7
    Folder 11
    Minutes, 1988 September 23-25.
  • Box 7
    Folder 12
    Minutes, 1989 April 1.
  • Box 7
    Folder 13
    Minutes, 1989 September 29-October 1.
  • Box 7
    Folder 14
    Minutes, 1990 September 21.
  • Box 8
    Folder 1
    Minutes, 1991 April 6.
  • Box 8
    Folder 2
    Minutes, 1991 September 27.
  • Box 8
    Folder 3
    Minutes, 1992 April 25.
  • Box 8
    Folder 4
    Minutes, 1992 September 25.
  • Box 8
    Folder 5
    Minutes, 1993 April 17.
  • Box 8
    Folder 6
    Minutes, 1993 September 17.
  • Box 8
    Folder 7
    Minutes, 1994 April 9.
  • Box 8
    Folder 8
    Minutes, 1994 September 23.
  • Box 8
    Folder 9
    Minutes, 1995 April 29.
  • Box 8
    Folder 10
    Minutes, 1995 September 29.
  • Box 8
    Folder 11
    Minutes, 1996 April 13.
  • Box 8
    Folder 12
    Minutes, 1996 November 16.
  • Box 8
    Folder 13
    Minutes, 1997 June 28.
  • Box 8
    Folder 14
    Minutes, 1998 April 17-18.
  • Box 8
    Folder 15
    Minutes, 1998 December 6.
  • Box 8
    Folder 16
    Minutes, 2000.
  • Box 8
    Folder 17
    Minutes, 2002.
  • Box 8
    Folder 18
    Minutes, 2003.
  • Box 8
    Folder 19
    Minutes, 2004.
  • Box 8
    Folder 20
    Minutes, 2006.
  • Box 8
    Folder 21
    Minutes, 2007.
  • Box 9
    Folder 1
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1962.
  • Box 9
    Folder 2
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1963.
  • Box 9
    Folder 3
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1964.
  • Box 9
    Folder 4
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1965.
  • Box 9
    Folder 5
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1966.
  • Box 9
    Folder 6
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1967.
  • Box 9
    Folder 7
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1968.
  • Box 9
    Folder 8
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1969.
  • Box 9
    Folder 9
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1970.
  • Box 9
    Folder 10
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1971.
  • Box 9
    Folder 11
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1972.
  • Box 9
    Folder 12
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1973.
  • Box 9
    Folder 13
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1974.
  • Box 9
    Folder 14
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1975.
  • Box 9
    Folder 15
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1976.
  • Box 9
    Folder 16
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1977.
  • Box 9
    Folder 17
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1978.
  • Box 9
    Folder 18
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1979.
  • Box 9
    Folder 19
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1980.
  • Box 9
    Folder 20
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1981.
  • Box 9
    Folder 21
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1982.
  • Box 9
    Folder 22
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1983.
  • Box 10
    Folder 1
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1984.
  • Box 10
    Folder 2
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1985.
  • Box 10
    Folder 3
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1986.
  • Box 10
    Folder 4
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1987.
  • Box 10
    Folder 5
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1988.
  • Box 10
    Folder 6
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1989.
  • Box 10
    Folder 7
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1990.
  • Box 10
    Folder 8
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1991.
  • Box 10
    Folder 9
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1992.
  • Box 10
    Folder 10
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1993.
  • Box 10
    Folder 11
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1994.
  • Box 10
    Folder 12
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1995.
  • Box 10
    Folder 13
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1996.
  • Box 10
    Folder 14
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1997.
  • Box 10
    Folder 15
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, Notes, 1997.
  • Box 11
    Folder 1
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1998.
  • Box 11
    Folder 2
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, Notes, 1998.
  • Box 11
    Folder 3
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 1999.
  • Box 11
    Folder 4
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, Notes, 1999.
  • Box 11
    Folder 5
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 2000.
  • Box 11
    Folder 6
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, Notes, 2000.
  • Box 11
    Folder 7
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 2001.
  • Box 11
    Folder 8
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 2002.
  • Box 11
    Folder 9
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 2003.
  • Box 11
    Folder 10
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 2005.
  • Box 11
    Folder 11
    Newsletters, Galley Pruf, 2006.
  • Box 11
    Folder 12
    Newsmaker of the Year, 1969-1992.
  • Box 11
    Folder 13
    Oral history project, 1986.
  • Box 11
    Folder 14
    Past Presidents/Members, Myrtle Barnes, 1983.
  • Box 11
    Folder 15
    Past Presidents/Members, Agnes Cook, 1990.
  • Box 11
    Folder 16
    Past Presidents/Members, Sarah Messer, 1984.
  • Box 11
    Folder 17
    Past Presidents/Members, Louise Seals, 1990-1992.
  • Box 11
    Folder 18
    Past Presidents/Members, Marge Solenberger.
  • Box 11
    Folder 19
    Past Presidents/Members, Martha Steger, 1984.
  • Box 11
    Folder 20
    Past Presidents/Members, Ulrich Troubetzkay, 1967-1969.
  • Box 11
    Folder 21
    Past Presidents/Members, Melissa Wall, 1990.
  • Box 11
    Folder 22
    Past Presidents/Members, Carolyn West, 1988-1990.
  • Box 11
    Folder 23
    Past Presidents/Members, Miscellaneous, 1983-1997.
  • Box 11
    Folder 24
    Women of Achievement/Woman of the Year, 1962-1996.
  • Box 12
    Photographs, ca. 1970-2003.

    Conferences, members, and speakers.

  • Box 12a
    Scrapbook (oversize), 1960-1983.
Series II: National Federation of Press Women, 1968-2007.
Boxes: 13-15
Physical Location:
Extent: 3 boxes (1.05 cu. ft.).

Series II: National Federation of Press Women, 1968-2007. This series brochures, conference files, directories, history, newsletters, and publications. Includes are brochures and programs regarding conferences and copies of the newsletters, "Agenda" and "Press Women."

Arranged alphabetically by folder title.

  • Box 13
    Folder 1
    Brochures, undated.
  • Box 13
    Folder 2
    Conferences, 1987.
  • Box 13
    Folder 3
    Conferences, 1991-1992.
  • Box 13
    Folder 4
    Conferences, 1996.
  • Box 13
    Folder 5
    Conferences, 2007.
  • Box 13
    Folder 6
    Correspondence, 1974.
  • Box 13
    Folder 7
    Directories, 1996-1997.
  • Box 13
    Folder 8
    Family literacy project, 1989-1991.
  • Box 13
    Folder 9
    Governance and history, 2000-2001.
  • Box 13
    Folder 10
    Newsletters, Agenda, 1990-1991.
  • Box 13
    Folder 11
    Newsletters, Agenda, 1992.
  • Box 13
    Folder 12
    Newsletters, Agenda, 1993.
  • Box 13
    Folder 13
    Newsletters, Agenda, 1994.
  • Box 13
    Folder 14
    Newsletters, Agenda, 1995.
  • Box 14
    Folder 1
    Newsletters, Agenda, 1996.
  • Box 14
    Folder 2
    Newsletters, Agenda, 1997.
  • Box 14
    Folder 3
    Newsletters, Agenda, 1998.
  • Box 14
    Folder 4
    Newsletters, Agenda, 2000.
  • Box 14
    Folder 4a
    Newsletters, Press Women, 1968-1975.
  • Box 14
    Folder 5
    Newsletters, Press Women, 1977.
  • Box 14
    Folder 6
    Newsletters, Press Women, 1978.
  • Box 14
    Folder 7
    Newsletters, Press Women, 1979.
  • Box 14
    Folder 8
    Newsletters, Press Women, 1981-1982.
  • Box 14
    Folder 9
    Newsletters, Press Women, 1983.
  • Box 15
    Folder 1
    Newsletters, Press Women, 1984.
  • Box 15
    Folder 2
    Newsletters, Press Women, 1985-1986.
  • Box 15
    Folder 3
    Newsletters, Press Women, 1987.
  • Box 15
    Folder 4
    Newsletters, Press Women, 1988.
  • Box 15
    Folder 5
    Newsletters, Press Women, 1989.
  • Box 15
    Folder 6
    Newsletters, Press Women, 1990-1991.
  • Box 15
    Folder 7
    Newsletters, Press Women, 1992-1993.
  • Box 15
    Folder 8
    Newsletters, Press Women, 1994.
  • Box 15
    Folder 9
    Publications, The Competitions, 1995.
  • Box 15
    Folder 10
    Resource Book, 1993-1995.
  • Box 15
    Folder 11
    Survey, 1995.