Marion Nolan and Ruth Ferguson collection on Charlottesville/ Albemarle Foundation for the Encouragement of the Arts
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of files pertaining to events sponsored by CHALFA (Charlottesville/Albemarle Foundation for the Encouragement of the Arts) (1979-2005; cubic foot) and include clippings, articles about Bill Weedon and Marion Nolan, invitations, guest lists, publicity, financial papers, programs, newsletters, ticket stubs, and posters. The collection also contains original charcoal sketches of Marion Nolan and Bill Weedon and "Notes on Marion Nolan and CHALFA," a speech given to the Contemporary Club, January 13, 2005, by Stanton Nolan.
- Creation: 1979-1998, 2005
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Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use.
The Charlottesville/Albemarle Foundation for the Encouragement of the Arts was established by Marion Nolan (1933-2011) in 1976, where she served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chair of the Board. The mission of the independent nonprofit tax-exempt organization was to “enrich the cultural life of the entire community, to provide programs in the city and county school systems, to enhance the core curriculum and to encourage and develop future performing artists and enthusiasts.” She retired from CHALFA in 1996. She attended George Washington University, majoring in history, and was married to University of Virginia professor, Stan Nolan.
1 Cubic Feet (2 document boxes)
The collection is arranged alphabetically by folder heading and in reverse chronological order within the folder.
Donated by Ruth Ferguson, 13 January 2005.
- Marion Nolan and Ruth Ferguson collection on Charlottesville/ Albemarle Foundation for the Encouragement of the Arts
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- Natalie Eller
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Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States