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Meadows, Christine, 1932-2013



  • Existence: 1932-2013
  • Existence: 1932 - 2013


Mount Vernon Curator

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Mount Vernon Staff Inspect Washington's Bed, June 1973

 Item — Box 32: Series HPC - Box 32
Identifier: RP-1118 (retro) ; Photo-5566 ; BW-5547/23
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: June 1973

Papers of Christine Meadows, Curator

Identifier: A-CM
Scope and Contents The Papers of Christine Meadows contain the work files of the curator, representing daily administrative tasks as well as career-long research topics. The collection includes correspondence, reports, memos, inventory lists, research files with photocopied references, and remarks or presentations. The majority of the material reflects the years Ms. Meadows served as curator, 1960 to 1997, but several folders hold documents prior to her tenure as curator. She most likely inherited these files...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1997

Series 1. Administration, bulk: 1980s-1990s

Scope and Contents

Contains records on common day-to-day tasks, Mount Vernon procedures, monthly reports, and general correspondence or inquiries. Bulk dates 1980s-1990s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1980s-1990s

Series 2. Collections Management, bulk: 1960s-1990s

Scope and Contents

Pertaining to the care, provenance, storage, and display of historical collections. Includes appraisals for insurance, inventories, correspondence, museum storage and maintenance documents, and wish lists. Bulk dates 1960s-1990s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960s-1990s

Series 3. Committees, 1951-1993

Scope and Contents

Christine Meadows worked as the staff liaison to several committees in the MVLA. Files in this series contain her reports and correspondence to members of these committees. Inclusive dates 1951-1993.

Dates: 1951-1993

Series 4. Research, bulk: 1950s-1990s

Scope and Contents

Files kept by topic of research. Types of records include book excerpts and articles, correspondence, primary source citations and bibliographic references, exhibit label text, and memos. Bulk dates 1950s-1990s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1950s-1990s

Series 5. Subject Files, bulk: 1980s-1990s

Scope and Contents

General subject files kept on a variety of topics including publications, interpretation practices, licensing products, projects, and departmental information. Bulk dates 1980s-1990s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1980s-1990s

Vice Regents Files – General – Christine Meadows retirement party, 1997

 File — Box 65, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection documents the care and management of Mount Vernon through the work of the MVLA. Types of material include correspondence, reports, memos, notes, personal and biographical information, news clippings, meeting agendas, photographs, scrapbooks, and ephemera. Several highlights of the collection include the original minutes of Council meetings, scrapbooks and ledgers created by Vice Regents, and early correspondence with Regents and Vice Regents. While the library’s collection...
Dates: 1997

Additional filters:

Archival Object 7
Collection 1
Employees 1
Mansion Interiors 1
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) 1
Photographs 1
Washington Bedchamber 1