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Marion Nolan and Ruth Ferguson collection on Charlottesville/ Albemarle Foundation for the Encouragement of the Arts

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 13233

  • Staff Only

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.

Dates

  • 1979-1998, 2005

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Historical Note

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.

Extent

1 Cubic Feet (2 document boxes)

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by folder heading and in reverse chronological order within the folder.

Provenance

Donated by Ruth Ferguson, 13 January 2005.
Title
Marion Nolan and Ruth Ferguson collection on Charlottesville/ Albemarle Foundation for the Encouragement of the Arts
Status
In Progress
Author
Natalie Eller
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States