A Guide to the Richmond Club of VPI Poster, 1949 or 1955 Richmond Club of VPI Poster Ms2011-097

Richmond Club of VPI Poster, 1949 or 1955

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2011-097


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Processed by: Andrea Ledesma, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2011-097
Title
Richmond Club of VPI Poster, 1949 or 1955
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 oversize folder
Language
English
Abstract
The Richmond Club of VPI Poster Collection consists of one poster advertising a dance hosted by the Richmond Club of VPI.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Richmond Club of VPI Poster must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Richmond Club of VPI Poster, Ms2011-097, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

Special Collections purchased the Richmond Club of VPI Poster in October 2010.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Richmond Club of VPI Poster was completed in October 2011.


Scope and Content

The collection consists of one poster from the Richmond Club of VPI which was advertising a "cabaret style, informal" dance. It was hosted in the Virginia Room of the John Marshall Hotel. "Jimmy Hamner & Orchestra" provided the music. Admission cost $2.50, with or without reservations. While the poster lists Dec. 28 as the date of the dance, the exact year is unknown; however, December 28th occurred on a Wednesday in 1949 and 1955, making either a likely candidate.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Richmond Club

Contents List

Folder Folder 1
Poster