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Senior Statesmen of Virginia records

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2023-0129

Content Description

This collection contains the records of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Charlottesville, the Senior Statesmen of Virginia offer political discourse, candidate forums, and debates for seniors. Serving the entire state of Virginia, the Senior Statesmen offers open candidate interviews every election cycle and public events to allow a forum-style interaction with emergency personnel, politicians, and other civic figures. The collection contains printed editions of monthly email newsletters sent to members from 1999 to 2022, executive board meeting minutes and yearly budget information, membership rosters, pamphlets, newspaper articles about the SSV and their events, and literature about individual members and speakers. Speaking engagement and event announcements are also present, typically attached to the monthly newsletters. Also included are a Senior Statesmen of Virginia circular seal and a handmade sign.

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Gift of Sue Friedman, President, Senior Statesmen of Virginia. July 2023.

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Restrictions Apply



  • Creation: 1999-2022



3.01 Cubic Feet (One cubic, two letter-sized document boxes, one large oversized folder, and one small oversized folder)

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Box ViU2023-0129_001 (cubic) -[Unbound binder] Senior Statesmen of Virginia (SSV) Board Minutes (2 folders) -[Unbound binder] SSV Board Minutes (2) (4 folders) -[Unbound binder] SSV Health (2 folders) -[Unbound binder] SSV (11 folders- membership, monthly meetings, board meetings, by-laws, regional congress, task force, conference, outreach, senior legislatures, Va General Assembly guide) -Program Committee Handoff (1 folder) -Newspaper clippings (1 folder) -Zoom minutes (1 folder) -SSV Jeff Gould (1 folder) -History (1 folder) -Founders (1 folder) -Pamphlets (1 folder) -Membership (1 folder) -Bylaws (1 folder) -Meeting Announcements (1 folder) -SSV Podium Sign (1 folder) [Unbound binder] SSV (3 folders- newsletters, miscellaneous, by-laws) (1 folder) Box ViU2023-0129_002 (document) -[Unbound binder] SSV Board Minutes 1999-2005 (7 folders- including membership, newsletter, Highsmith communications, member info, media info, minutes, treasure’s report) - [Unbound binder] SSV Board Minutes 2006-2008 (5 of 6 folders) - 5 folders Box ViU2023-0129_003 (document) [Unbound binder] SSV Board Minutes 2006-2008 (1 of 6 folders) - 1 folder [Unbound binder] SSV Board Minutes 2009-2012 (4 folders) [Unbound binder] SSV Board Minutes 2013-2018 (8 folders including state registration and by-laws) oversize flat file folder 2023-0129_001: a handmade sign oversize flat file folder 2023-0129_002: newspapers