Remembering A. Linwood Holton, Jr.

On Friday April 7, 1972, a group from George Mason College, led by Chancellor Lorin A. Thompson, met with Virginia Governor, A. Linwood Holton, Jr. at his office in Richmond. They were there to witness the Governor’s signing into law Virginia General Assembly Bill H 210 separating George Mason College Continue Reading

Virginia Archives Month 2021 – Activism and Archives

This text was borrowed from the Virginia Archives Month 2021 webpage, written by Amanda Brent. It hardly needs to be said, but 2020 and 2021 have been landmark years for the United States, and the world at large. Not only did 2020 bring a global pandemic, it also brought forth Continue Reading

“An Archives For All Seasons” 2021 Calendar

Give time meaning again with the 2021 “An Archives for All Seasons” monthly calendar. For just $12 you can support two great causes and organize your upcoming year with an intriguing 2021 wall calendar. “An Archives for All Seasons” features images that highlight Virginia’s rich historical and cultural traditions from Continue Reading

Archives Month 2020

It’s that time of year again! It’s October, which means it is not only autumn, but also American Archives Month! From the Virginia Archives Month website: “Though Virginia Archives Month arrives every autumn, there is truly no season of the year where you cannot find an archival item or collection Continue Reading

New and Updated Finding Aids

Hello one and all! It’s that time again – finding aid time! The following are new and updated finding aids that you can access on our website. Though our reading room is currently closed, you can still access some of these items digitally! Daniel Monson World War II aviation collection Continue Reading