A Guide to the Records of the 4-H All Stars, Virginia Chapter, 1964-2014 4-H All Stars, Virginia Chapter, Records of the RG 26/4/1

A Guide to the Records of the 4-H All Stars, Virginia Chapter, 1964-2014

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Special Collections and University Archives
Collection Number RG 26/4/1


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
RG 26/4/1
Title
Records of the 4-H All Stars, Virginia Chapter, 1964-2014
Physical Characteristics
4.2 Cubic Feet; 3 boxes
Creator
4-H All Stars. Virginia Chapter
Language
English
Abstract
Founded in 1922, the Virginia 4-H All Stars are the highest honor for the Virginia 4-Hers, and membership is based on leadership, service, and activities. The records of the Virginia Chapter of the 4-H All Stars span the years 1964-2014. The collection includes minutes, correspondence, financial reports, bylaws and policies, membership rosters, and photographs. It also includes the organization's mission statement, constitution, and 75th anniversary materials. The collection also contains materials about the Interstate Order of 4-H All Stars and about the midwinter and summer conferences.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Records of the 4-H All Stars, Virginia Chapter, RG 26/4/1, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Records of the 4-H All Stars, Virginia Chapter were donated to the Special Collections in 2005. Additional donations were received in 2010, 2011, and 2015.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement and description of the Records of the 4-H All Stars, Virginia Chapter commenced in November 2005 and was completed in December 2005. In processing this collection, any publications found were removed and catalogued. Additions were integrated with additional processing and description completed in January 2011 and in March-April 2016.

Administrative History

The first All Star chapter was established in West Virginia in 1919, followed by the Maryland chapter in 1921. Three West Virginia All Stars helped the Virginia Chapter organize and launch with 12 members on August 4, 1922. All Star membership is the highest honor in each state's 4-H chapter and is based on leadership, service, and activities.

Scope and Content

The records of the Virginia Chapter of the 4-H All Stars span the years 1964-2014. The collection includes minutes, correspondence, financial reports, bylaws and policies, membership rosters, and photographs. It also includes the organization's mission statement and constitution. In addition to information about the local chapter, the collection contains materials about the Interstate Order of 4-H All Stars and about the midwinter and summer conferences.

The 75th Anniversary Folder contains a publication about the history of the Virginia Chapter of the 4-H All Stars, as well as a program of the festivities and a registration list for the celebration held in September 1997.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in six series. Materials within each series are organized alphabetically by subject matter and each subject is organized chronologically.

Series I: Administrative (Lists, bylaws/constitution, financial reports, and nominations)
Series II: Conferences (Anniversary conferences, Interstate, Midwinter and Summer)
Series III: Correspondence
Series IV: Minutes (Business and Executive Meetings)
Series V: Photographs
Series VI: Publication Information (relating to The Virginia Star)

Separated Material

Copies of the serial publication, The Virginia Stars, were separated to the Rare Book Collection.


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Rights Statement for Archival Description

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Contents List

Series I: Administrative, 1985-2007
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Series II: Conferences, 1981-2010
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Series III: Correspondence, 1983-2007
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Series IV: Minutes, 1984-2007
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Series V: Publications, 1964-2014
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Series VI: Photographs, 1997-2001
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