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Richmond Professional Institute Records, circa 1925-1962

Richmond Professional Institute Records, circa 1925-1962
UA 85
1.4 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Series 1: This series consists of material that was removed from the University Archives Publications Collection related to the Richmond Professional Institute and its predecessors. The publications include the student newspapers The Atlas and The Proscript, accreditation reports, athletic reports, as well as miscellaneous brochures and ephemera. The inventory for this accession is available below in the finding aid/inventory section of this finding aid.

Series 2: Acc. 1984.072: This accession includes reports prepared by the Richmond Professional Institute detailing income and expenditures, with lists of insurance policies and information about the investment in a physical plant.

The collection is arranged into two series: Series 1: Publications, 1925-1962; Series 2: Acc. 1984.072, circa 1925-1960.
Richmond Professional Institute (1925-1962)
Associated and Branch Campuses--Richmond Professional Institute
College of William and Mary--History--20th century
Education, Higher--Virginia--History
Richmond (Va.)--History--20th century
Schools of social work
Social work administration--Virginia

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

10/01/1984. Future accruals are not expected.
This collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Access Notes
Portions of this collection are kept offsite. Consult staff for assistance.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Various gifts and transfers..
Acc. 1984.072 was received on 10/1/1984.
Related Materials

See also the records of the Norfolk Division as they include reports by the Commonwealth Auditor of Public Accounts to determine the extent to which the Commonwealth of Virginia was subsidizing education at William and Mary and its branch campuses in Richmond and Norfolk for the period 1942-1950.

See also the University Archives Photograph Collection (UA 8), University Archives Subject File Collection (UA 9), University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection (UA 10), University Archives Poster Collection (UA 12), University Archives Audiovisual Collection (UA 58), records of the Office of the President (UA 2), and other administrative records of the College of William and Mary.

For additional information about the Richmond Professional Institute and its predecessor institutions, contact the <a href="http://www.library.vcu.edu/jbc/speccoll/">James Branch Cabell Library's Special Collections and Archives</a> at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Related Publications

The yearbook The Wigwam (1932, 1939) is part of the University Archives book collection (call number: LD4711 .R365 W53). Researchers are encouraged to search the Swem Library online catalog (http://swem.wm.edu/) for the many other publications from the Richmond Professional Institute including various bulletins and catalogues.

Some publications and their call numbers (all are in the SCRC):

Announcements, School of Store Service Education, LD4711 .R365 S76 (1937-194u); Announcements : School of Store Service Education, LD4711 .R365 S76 (194u-194u); The School of Distributive Education, LD4711 .R365 S76 (194u-19uu); Description of summer courses in social work, LD4711 .R365 S625 (193u-19uu); Announcement of summer courses (including social work), LD4711 .R365 S625 (19uu-193u); Catalogue issue / School of Social Work LD4711 .R365 S62 (19uu-19uu); Announcements (including social work) LD4711 .R365 S62 (19uu-19uu).

Preferred Citation
College of William and Mary, Richmond Professional Institute Records, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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