Shenandoah Valley Genealogical Society (SVGS) Collection, 1550 THL

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains the minutes, newsletters, board meeting agendas, bylaws, and publicity material pertaining to the Shenandoah Valley Genealogical Society headquartered in Winchester, VA.

(2 boxes) Last updated 04/15.

BIOGRPAHICAL/HISTORICAL: The Shenandoah Valley Genealogical Society had its first meeting on November 5, 2003, and has been hosting society meetings, as well as conferences, ever since. The purpose of the Society shall be to encourage the affiliation of persons interested in the pursuit of their ancestral heritage and to promote fellowship and cooperation among them and to stimulate and provide instruction in the use of genealogical research methodology and adherence to standards of accuracy and thoroughness in genealogical research.  

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Taken from the collection.

CITE AS: Shenandoah Valley Genealogical Society, 1550 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1

Archives Material Fund – 1 leaf and 1 envelope, typescript

Beginning Genealogy – 13 leaves, printed

Bylaws – 8 leaves, typescript

Correspondence – unnumbered leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Finances -- IRS

Membership, 2003, 2010 – forms, list, 7 leaves, printed

Minutes, 2003-2006 – unnumbered leaves, typescript

Minutes, 2007-2010 – unnumbered leaves, typescript

Minutes, 2011- -- unnumbered leaves, typescript

Position Descriptions – 23 leaves, typescript

Program Booking Guidelines, 1 leaf, typescript

Society Strategies – Federation of Genealogical Societies, Austin, TX
                                August, 1991                          Feb., 2000         
                                August, 1997                          Sept., 2000       
                                Dec., 1998                              Sept., 2003
                                August, 1999                          2004

State Corporation Commission Report, 2004-present – unnumbered leaves, typescript and printed

Treasurer’s Report

Tylor, Dola – Ruth C. Bishop Award from Federation of Genealogical Society, August 3, 2005 – unnumbered leaves, printed and typescript

VGS/SVGA Conference, October, 2009 – unnumbered leaves, typescript and printed

BOX 2

Newsletters, 2005-2010 – unnumbered leaves, printed Last newsletter was published September 2010.

Proof of Book – Burials of Grace Lutheran and German Reformed Churches with Mount Hebron Cemetery of Winchester, Virginia co-edited by Susan McCabe and Bridget K. Bailey, 114 leaves, printed, 12 leaves, printed, 1 color scan

Programs, 2004-2007 – unnumbered leaves, typescript

Programs 2008-2010 – unnumbered leaves, typescript

Programs 2001-present – unnumbered leaves, typescript

Publicity – News clipping, press releases, unnumbered leaves, typescript and printed