Guide to the Northern Virginia history collection, 1911-1987

Northern Virginia history C0123


Published by George Mason University Libraries

Contact Information:

Fenwick Library (2FL)

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

USA

Phone: (703) 993-2220

Fax: (703) 993-8911

Email: speccoll@gmu.edu

URL: http://scrc.gmu.edu

Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Special Collections Research Center.
Creator George Mason University. Dept. of History
Title Northern Virginia history collection
Date 1911-1987
Physical Characteristics 4 linear feet (10 boxes)
Abstract This collection contains materials on the history of Northern Virginia, including "Northern Virginia Heritage," a George Mason University local history journal from the 1980s, a few dozen issues of "The Courier," newsletter for the Northern Virginia Association of Historians, and 8 boxes of newsclippings dating from 1911-1970, which were compiled by the GMU History Department in the 1970s.
Collection number C0123
Language English

Historical Information

The George Mason University Department of History was actively involved in the promotion and documentation of Northern Virginia history during the 1970s and 1980s. As other local history organizations became more involved in Northern Virginia history, the history department ceased collecting material.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains materials on the history of Northern Virginia, including "Northern Virginia Heritage," a George Mason University local history journal from the 1980s, a few dozen issues of "The Courier," newsletter for the Northern Virginia Association of Historians, and eight boxes of newsclippings dating from 1911-1970, which were compiled by the GMU History Department in the 1970s.

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged by date and subject.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center holds many other collections on the history of Northern Virginia.

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Index Terms

Corporate Names:

Northern Virginia Association for History.

Geographical Names:

Virginia, Northern--History.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Northern Virginia history collection, Collection #C0123, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Collection was donated by the George Mason University Department of History.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections Research Center staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in April 2009.

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Contents List

An electronic box inventory is unavailable. Please contact speccoll@gmu.edu for more information.
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