A Collection in
Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell
Collection Number M 289
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Box-folder, Robert P. Buford Papers, M 289, Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, Virginia Commonwealth University
The collection was donated to the Special Collections and Archives Department by Robert P. Buford in December 1990.
Mr. Buford was the negotiator between the City of Richmond and the County of Henrico who was responsible for a twenty year utilities contract. He was also the chairman of the Task Force that evaluated the need and potential for expanded port facilities in the central Virginia area.
The collection consists of correspondence, reports, memoranda, minutes and plans concerning the negotiation of a water-sewer agreement between the City of Richmond and the County of Henrico and the working papers of the James River Port Study Task Force.
The correspondence is filed in reverse chronological order.Organization
All other materials are in original order and labelled
by Mr. Buford.
Series I--Richmond-Henrico Water Contract (n.d., 1966-1968);
Series II--James River Port Study Task Force (n.d., 1983-1988).
Box-folder 1:1Acts of Assembly n.d.
Box-folder 1:2Analysis of the Cost of Water Service 1967
Box-folder 1:3City-County Water Contract 1968, n.d.
Box-folder 1:4Clippings n.d.
Box-folder 1:5Correspondence 1967-1968
Box-folder 1:6Henrico County Annual Report 1966
Box-folder 1:7Consultants Agreement 1987
Box-folder 1:8Correspondence 1987
Box-folder 2:1Correspondence 1988
Box-folder 2:2Martin O'Connell Associates Proposal 1987
Box-folder 2:3Miscellenous 1987, n.d.
Box-folder 2:4Phase I--Final Report 1987
Box-folder 2:5Phase II--Draft Final Report
Box-folder 2:6Phase II--Final Report
Box-folder 2:7Phase III--Draft Report 1988
Box-folder 2:8Phase III--Final Report 1988
Box-folder 2:9Port of Richmond Commission Annual Reports 1983-1986
Box-folder 2:10Technical Memorandum