Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia

                         

CHSV Committees

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African Amercan History Committee

Responsible for promoting the research and appreciation of all aspects of African American history in Chesterfield County. To collect, preserve, interpret and promote the rich history of African Americans for the education and enlightenment of present and future generations.

Cemetery Committee 

Locate and document family, church, and community cemeteries. Research and document existing and historic cemeteries. Participate in County Planning projects with data on cemeteries located in new developments.

Collections Committee 

Maintain preserve and enhance the display of historic artifacts collection. Develop annual exhibit calendar. Promote educational aspect of historic sites on collections. Accession appropriate artifacts.

Events, Fundraising and Programs Committee

Plans and coordinates annual events calendar, including quarterly meetings, lecture series, and fundraisers. Coordinates advertising, marketing, and publicity support. Recruits speakers.

Genealogy Committee

Foster interest in genealogy through workshops and projects.  Handle research requests. Proof and abstract census data.

Governance  Committee

Mission: To identify, evaluate and nominate potential candidates to serve on the Board of Directors, and to present the annual slate of Officers and Directors in July for a vote by Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) Membership; to review and update the CHSV bylaws, and to provide oversight to develop committee policy and procedures upon the request of the Board.

Library Committee

Assists patrons with research. Accession books, manuscripts, pictures, maps and periodicals into the library collection. Restore scrape books. Research and maintain family histories, vertical files and picture files. Update Veterans database.  Create indices. Library at Trinity Church is open Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm.

Membership Committee

Maintain member database. Mail dues, invoices, and related communications.  Create membership drives.

Military History Committee

Research military history and sites. Develop educational and tourist literature on military history. Reserve and maintain the integrity of Civil War sites in the county.

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