Finding Aid to the Lynchburg Bicentennial Commission Papers

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA 24501
(434) 846-0501
LYNCHBURG BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION PAPERS
Lynchburg, Virginia, celebrated its 200th anniversary as a town in 1986. The
Bicentennial Commission organized various events to mark the occasion. The collection
includes financial records, newspapers, slides for a slide/tape program, a poster
announcing the birthday celebration, copies of The Herald, the Commission's newsletter,
minutes of meetings, souvenirs and programs for events, and miscellaneous papers.
[Detailed finding guide available with the collection]

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA 24501
(434) 846-0501
LYNCHBURG BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION PAPERS
BOX 1

1-1 Project Accounts Ledger (Dec 1985-Apr 1986)
1-2 Project Accounts Ledger (May 1986-Jun 1986)
1-3 Project Accounts Ledger (Jul 1986-Aug 1986)
1-4 Project Accounts Ledger (Sep 1986-Dec 1986)
1-5 Spreadsheets (Computer diskettes)
1-6 Articles of Incorporation and Dissolution
1-7 Corporate Sponsors
1-8 Contracts
1-9 Spreadsheets 1983-1987
1-10 Corporate Deposit Resolution, Signature Cards
1-11 Income Tax
1-12 Salaries, Payroll, Job Descriptions
1-13 Budget (1983-1986), Treasurer's Report 1986
1-14 Unemployment Tax, State Sales Tax
1-15 Sales Records: Souvenirs, The Herald, Logo fees and inventory
1-16 Receipts: Tickets, Bricks Ledger: Medals Ledger: Newsletter, Logo
1-17 Project Accounts Bookkeeping
1-18 Project Accounts, Bills Paid
1-19 Video
1-20 Community Forum - Resource Survey
1-21 Civic Improvements
1-22 Placemat (Advertising)
1-23 Education Committee (Including Outstanding Educator
Nominations)
1-24 Committees

BOX 2

2-1
2-2
2-3
2-4
2-5
2-6
2-7
2-8
2-9

Resolutions and Proclamations
Miscellaneous
Bicentennial Observance Day (Parade, etc.)
Donated Items
Banners
Logo
Winterfest
Tennis Tournament (Dr. Walter JOHNSON Memorial)
Recreation and Sports (Run to Richmond, High School and College
Sports, All Sports Banquet, Golden Olympics)
2-10 Flyers ("First 200 Years," "50 Fabulous Facts")
(Continued)
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(Continued)
BOX 2

2-11
2-12
2-13
2-14
2-15
2-16
2-17
2-18
2-19
2-20
2-21
2-22
2-23
2-24
2-25
2-26
2-27
2-28
2-29
2-30
2-31
2-32
2-33
2-34

BOX 3

3-1 Logo Contest (I)
3-2 Logo Contest (II)
3-3 Certificates of Appreciation (Blank)
3-4 Musical Activities
3-5 E.C. Glass, Class of 1936, Reunion
3-6 Programs for Events
3-7 Newspaper Clippings
3-8 "Bicentennial Minutes"
3-9 Bicentennial Medals (1976, 1986)
3-10 The Meadia, Bicentennial Pageant, Miss Lynchburg Pageant
3-11 WASHINGTON, Booker T., Exhibit
3-12 HEATH, David, Prints
3-13 Slogan Contest
3-14 Sesqui-centennial Salute (1985)
3-15 Staff Presentations
3-16 Press Releases, Publicity Committee Minutes
3-17 Miscellaneous Photographs
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High Times (13 April 1984)
Projects Endorsed/Rejected, Procedures
War Memorial
Bicentennial Commission Agenda/Minutes
Clubs & Organizations Committee Minutes
New Year's Eve Party 1986
Religious Activities Committee Minutes, Bicentennial Prayer
Special Events Committee Minutes
Bicentennial Preview
"Festival By the James"
"Tomatoe Faire"
"Last Bash [Dance] at the Plaza"
New Year's Eve Kickoff 1985
Benefit Balls
Air Show
U.S. Army Field Band
"Kaleidoscope"
Time Capsule
Flag Day Activities
Souvenirs and Marketing
Books: Tour Lynchburg, Human Services Cookbook
Interns
"Festival of the Arts"
Bicentennial Stationery

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BOX

3-18
3-19
3-20
3-21
3-22
3-23
3-24
3-25
3-26
3-27
3-28
3-29
3-30
3-31
3-32

Bicentennial Medals - Proposals, Production
Brick Project
Visitor's Center
Insurance
Chamber of Commerce Activities
City Council
Publicity Committee Minutes
Alongside the River; That Our Heirs May Know
Tales of the Hill City
Calendar, "River Crossings", Calendar of Events
Souvenir Cover, The Herald, Bumper Sticker
Automobile
Songs
Postal Information
Ambassadors of Good Will

BOX 4

4-1
4-2
4-3
4-4
4-5
4-6
4-7
4-8

Historic Redevelopment Committee
Riverfront Redevelopment (I)
Riverfront Redevelopment (II)
Riverfront Park/Museum
Correspondence (Thank you letters)
All America City Program
Committee for the Arts Minutes
Facility Use Requests

BOX 5
5-1
5-2
5-3
5-4
5-5
5-6

Receipts/Disbursements (I)
Sep 1983
5-7 Mar 1984
Oct 1983
5-8 Apr 1984
Nov 1983
5-9 May 1984
Dec 1983
5-10 Jun 1984
Jan 1984
5-11 Jul 1984
Feb 1984
5-12 Aug 1984

BOX 6
6-1
6-2
6-3
6-4

Receipts/Disbursements (II)
Mar 1985
6-5 Jul 1985
Apr 1985
6-6 Aug 1985
May 1985
6-7 Sep 1985
Jun 1985
6-8 Oct 1985

5-13
5-14
5-15
5-16
5-17
5-18

Sep 1984
Oct 1984
Nov 1984
Dec 1984
Jan 1985
Feb 1985

6-9 Nov 1985
6-10 Dec 1985
6-11 Jan 1986

Continued)
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(Continued)
BOX 7
7-1
7-2
7-3
7-4
BOX 8

Receipts/Disbursements (III)
Feb 1986
7-5 Jun 1986
Mar 1986
7-6 Jul 1986
Apr 1986
7-7 Aug 1986
May 1986
7-8 Sep 1986

7-9 Oct 1986
7-10 Nov 1986
7-11 Dec 1986

8-1 Lapel pins (ca.20); Buttons (4); Bronze Bicentennial Medals (3);
Thimbles (4); Metal Bookmark (1); Slides
8-2 Videotape "Living History"; Songs Used and Proposed (4 cassettes);
Public Service Announcements (4 Tapes)
8-3 "Festival by the James" Buttons (ca.17); Paperweights (3 Leather, 3
Lucite); Medal, Golden Olympics (1); Souvenir Coins (12
“Silver"); Embroidered Heart; Plastic Bookmark; Elongated Cents
8-4 Logo (Enameled)

[BOX] 9 Banner (Diamond-shaped)
Sketch, Visitors Center adjoining Academy Theater
Bicentennial Map
Print, David HEATH Painting
Bicentennial Calendar
Poster: "Festival by the James" (2)
Logo Proofs
BOX 9 Poster: "Spring Fling"
Poster: "Evening with Jerome HINES"
Poster: "Bicentennial Pops Concert"
Poster: "Festival of the Arts" (Signed and Unsigned)
Printer's Layout: Bicentennial Parade Program Cover

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Title

Finding Aid to the Lynchburg Bicentennial Commission Papers

Subject

finding aids
Bicentennial Commission (Lynchburg, Va.)

Description

Finding aid to the Lynchburg Bicentennial Commission Papers held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The collection includes records, newsletters, minutes, programs, slides, posters and other materials related to the 200th anniversary of Lynchburg's founding in 1986.

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Date

2023

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Format

pdf

Language

English

Identifier

MS1390FA

Citation

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.), “Finding Aid to the Lynchburg Bicentennial Commission Papers,” Digital Collections, accessed June 13, 2024, https://digitaljones.omeka.net/items/show/451.