Guide to the Stacy C. Sherwood Fairfax City government collection, 1955-1987

Stacy C. Sherwood Fairfax City government C0101


Published by George Mason University Libraries

Contact Information:

Fenwick Library (2FL)

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

USA

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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Special Collections Research Center.
Creator Stacy C. Sherwood
Title Stacy C. Sherwood Fairfax City government collection
Date 1955-1987
Physical Characteristics 4.5 linear feet (9 boxes)
Abstract This collection contains documents on matters of Fairfax City planning and governance dating mostly from the years when Stacy Sherwood served as city councilman. Materials include official zoning board reports, city council meeting minutes, and correspondence between citizens and city officials.
Collection number C0101
Language English

Biographical Information

Stacy C. Sherwood grew up in Fairfax, Virginia and graduated from Fairfax High School in 1940. Sherwood spent much of his career working for the National Bank of Fairfax, where he rose from assistant cashier to senior vice president during the mid 1960s. Following in the footsteps of his father, who served as Fairfax Town Councilman for forty years, Sherwood served on the Fairfax Town Council from 1956-1960 and Fairfax City Council from 1960-1964. Most of the materials in this collection date from his tenure as Fairfax Town and City Councilman.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains documents on matters of Fairfax City planning and governance dating mostly from the years when Stacy Sherwood served as city councilman. Materials include official zoning board reports, city council meeting minutes, and correspondence between citizens and city officials.

Series one is titled Subject Files. Among the documents featured in the series are letters on the nomination and election of Stacy C. Sherwood to the City Council of Fairfax. There are annual reports on the Town of Fairfax; Fairfax City Council meeting minutes from 1956-1963; zoning ordinance appeals and proposals. Also included are promotional pamphlets for annexation of surrounding territories. The series has financial records of Fairfax City expenditures and annual budgets. There is correspondence on transportation and utility planning; recommendations on city beautification and education. Finally there is information about the construction of George Mason College. The series is dated from 1955 to 1987 and is contained in 9 boxes.

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Arrangement

Organized into one series.

Series 1: Subject Files, 1955-1987 (Boxes 1-9)

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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 also holds the John C. Wood papers.

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Index Terms

Persons:

Sherwood, Stacy C.

Geographical Names:

Fairfax (Va.)--Politics and government.

Subjects:

City planning--Virginia--Fairfax.
Zoning--Virginia--Fairfax.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Stacy C. Sherwood Fairfax City government collection, Collection #C0101, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Stacy C. Sherwood in 1998.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections Research Center staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in August 2009. Additional processing and EAD markup completed by Emily Martin in 2010.

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Contents List

Series 1: Subject Files, 1955-1987
Among the documents featured in the series are letters on the nomination and election of Stacy C. Sherwood to the City Council of Fairfax. There are annual reports on the Town of Fairfax; Fairfax City Council meeting minutes from 1956-1963; zoning ordinance appeals and proposals. Also included are promotional pamphlets for annexation of surrounding territories. The series has financial records of Fairfax City expenditures and annual budgets. There is correspondence on transportation and utility planning; recommendations on city beautification and education. Finally there is information about the construction of George Mason College.
Box Folder
1 1 Activities Report, 1961-1962
2 Analysis of Existing and Potential Revenue Sources, 1960s
3 Annexation, 1957
4 Annual Reports, 1956-1958
5 Apartments, 1959 and 1962
6 Beautification of Fairfax, 1960s
7 Bills Paid, 1956-1958
8 Board of Supervisors of Loudoun County versus Town of Fairfax, 1957
9 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1987
10 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1987
11 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1987
12 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1987
13 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1987
14 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1987
15 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1987
16 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1987
17 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1987
18 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1986
19 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1986
20 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1986
21 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1986
22 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1986
23 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1986
24 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1986
25 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1986
26 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1986
Box Folder
2 1 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1986
2 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1986
3 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1985
4 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1985
5 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1985
6 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1985
7 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1985
8 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1985
9 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1985
10 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1985
11 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1985
12 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1985
13 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1985
14 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1984
15 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1984
16 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1984
17 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1984
18 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1984
19 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1983
20 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1983
21 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1983
22 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1983
23 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1983
Box Folder
3 1 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1983
2 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1983
3 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1983
4 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1983
5 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1983
6 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1982
7 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1982
8 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1982
9 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1982
10 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1982
11 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1982
12 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1982
13 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1982
14 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1982
15 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1982
16 Board of Zoning Appeals, 1975
17 Bonded Debt of Virginia Cities, 1962
18 Boys' Club, 1962
19 Brochures, 1962
20 Budget Report, 1956
21 Calendars, 1982-1983
22 Campaign/Election, 1956-1962
23 City Council versus BZA and Jim McKay Chevrolet, Incorporated, 1985-1986
24 City Council of the City of Fairfax versus Board of Zoning Appeals of the City of Fairfax, 1986
25 City of Fairfax, 1961
26 Civil Defense, 1962
27 Correspondence, 1957-1964
Box Folder
4 1 Fairfax City Council, 1986
2 Fairfax City Council Meeting Minutes, 1964
3 Fairfax City Council Meeting Minutes, 1957
4 Fairfax City Council Meeting Minutes, 1960s
5 Fairfax City Council Meeting Minutes, 1956-1957
6 Fairfax City Council Meeting Minutes, 1958
7 Fairfax City Council Meeting Minutes, 1959
8 Fairfax City Council Meeting Minutes, 1960
9 Fairfax City Council Meeting Minutes, 1961
10 Fairfax City Council Meeting Minutes, 1961
11 Fairfax City Council Meeting Minutes, 1962
12 Fairfax City Council Meeting Minutes, 1962
Box Folder
5 1 Fairfax City Council Meeting Minutes, 1963
2 Fairfax City Council Meeting Minutes, 1963
3 Fairfax City Schools, 1958-1962
4 Fairfax City Times, 1962
5 General Fund Budget, 1956-1957
6 General Fund Budget, 1957-1958
7 General Fund Budget, 1958-1959
8 General Fund Budget, 1959-1960
9 General Fund Budget, 1961-1962
10 General Fund Budget, 1962-1963
11 General Fund Budget, 1963-1964
12 General Fund Budget, 1963-1964
Box Folder
6 1 General Fund Budget Report Fairfax (Town) City, 1957
2 General Fund Budget Report Fairfax (Town) City, 1958
3 General Fund Budget Report Fairfax (Town) City, 1959
4 General Fund Budget Report Fairfax (Town) City, 1960
5 General Fund Budget Report Fairfax (Town) City, 1961
6 General Fund Budget Report Fairfax (Town) City, 1962
7 General Fund Budget Report Fairfax (Town) City, 1963
8 General Fund Budget Report Fairfax (Town) City, 1963
9 General Fund Statement of Revenues, 1960-1964
10 George Mason University (GMU), 1986
11 Goose Creek Water Project, 1958-1961
12 Highway Influence-Northern Virginia Region, 1962
13 Items Related to Church, Bank and Unidentified Papers, 1987
1.4
14 Items Related to the City of Fairfax, 1982
1.1
15 Items Related to the National Capital Regional Planning Council (D.C.), 1962-1964
1.2
16 Items Related to Northern Virginia Planning, 1956-1961
1.3
17 Land Purchase, 1957
Box Folder
7 1 Mathy Property, 1957 and 1962
2 Miscellaneous, 1982-1986
3 Miscellaneous Items (Some Incomplete), 1960-1976
4 Miscellaneous Notes, 1970s
5 Monthly Report Town of Fairfax, 1957-1959
6 Northern Virginia Region-Industry Present/Future, 1961
7 Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, 1962
8 Northern Virginia Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission, 1961
9 Notes, 1970s
10 Ordinances, 1959-1962
11 Ordinances, 1958-1963
12 Ordinances, 1962-1964
13 Ordinances-Zoning, 1962
14 Ordinances-Zoning, 1956-1962
Box Folder
8 1 Parking Lot (Proposed), 1960s
2 Personnel, 1962-1963
3 Planning Commission Recommendations, 1984
4 Police Protection-Northern Virginia Region, 1962
5 Public Libraries Analysis-Northern Virginia Region, 1962
6 Real Estate Assessment, Taxes, 1963
7 Reappointment to Board of Zoning Appeals, 1987
8 Refuse Collection and Disposal System, 1960s
9 Report on Audit City of Fairfax, Virginia, 1961
10 Report on Audit City of Fairfax, Virginia, 1962
11 Report on Audit Town of Fairfax, Virginia, 1955
12 Report on Audit Town of Fairfax, Virginia, 1957
13 Report on Audit Town of Fairfax, Virginia, 1958
14 Report on Audit Town of Fairfax, Virginia, 1959
15 Report on Audit Town of Fairfax, Virginia 1960
16 Report on City of Fairfax, Virginia Municipal Water System, 1963
17 Report on Town of Fairfax, Virginia Municipal Water System, 1961
18 Report on Town of Fairfax, Virginia Municipal Water System, 1959
19 Report on Town of Fairfax, Virginia Municipal Water System, 1960
20 Sewage Treatment Plant, 1952-1957
21 Statements of Cash Receipts and Disbursements Fairfax (Town) City, 1956-1962
22 Taxes, 1955-1963
Box Folder
9 1 Transit and Traffic, 1957-1963
2 Various Booklets Regarding Fairfax, D.C. and Northern Virginia, 1961-1964
1.5
3 Water Department Budget Fairfax (Town) City, 1959-1963
4 Water Department Budget, 1960-1963
5 Water Department Budget Fairfax (Town) City, 1959-1963
6 Water Resources-Northern Virginia Region, 1961
7 Water-Reston, 1962-1964
8 Water Revenue Fund, 1964
9 Water Service, 1955-1963
10 Water and Sewer Billing Report, 1956-1963
11 Zoning City of Fairfax, Virginia, 1986
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