Series 5. Papers of the Vice Regents, 1882-2016
Scope and Contents
This series contains records that were donated or transferred to the Library by a Vice Regent or their family members. These papers were often created by individual Vice Regents during the course of their duties as MVLA members, but were not held in files at Mount Vernon. Some folders may contain personal papers. A wide range of material is represented including correspondence, subject research files, reports, articles, printed material, memos, speeches, programs, invitations, memorabilia, and ephemera. Vice Regents often collected papers concerning specific projects or committees on which they worked.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. According to the policies of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, certain records in the archives may only be available for research 30 years after creation or file date. The library reserves the right to restrict access to items for preservation purposes.
From the Collection: 72 Linear Feet (99 containers plus 14 oversize items, approx. 72 linear feet)
Language of Materials
Alphabetically by Vice Regent, then alphabetically by folder title.