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