Collections Committee - CHSV

Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia
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Collections Committee

Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia - Collections Committee
Collections Committee

Chair: David Limmer    Contact via Email

The purpose of the Collection Committee is to maintain and update an inventory of the collection owned by the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia [CHSV], oversee the storage and preservation of the collection, assist in creating Museum exhibits, and review and approve all items to be acquired to or deaccessioned from the collection. For the purpose of this policy statement, “collections” shall be understood to cover all artifacts in the possession of CHSV.

The Historical Society cannot accept unsolicited donations through the mail or in person without your submission of the Donation Submission Form or the follow-up communication from the Historical Society staff.  Do you have a passion for preservation of artifacts? Volunteers are needed.Contact the museum for more information regarding the "collection policy" - Phone (804) 768-7311 or Email for inquiries on the museum, its events and programs.  The Chesterfield Museum is dedicated to preservation of Chesterfield County, VA history.

Chesterfield Museum Exhibits
The Chesterfield Museum has 3 sections dedicated to the history of Chesterfield County.  All permanent exhibits contain artifacts that are maintained by the Collection Manager and his volunteers.  Each section displaying an exhibit tells a a variety of stories and facts from the beginning of Chesterfield County to the present day.  You are  encouraged to visit the museum often as exhibits may change.  Pictured to the left is a photograph collage of previous exhibits shown at the Chesterfield Museum.  Select the photo for a larger view.

Discover your Chesterfield ancestors and their rich history.  Our volunteers are there to assist you if needed..  See our library page for more information.  See The New Film on the Library Committee    
Museum Tours
Tours of the Historic 1892 Jail start at the County Museum.

Hours:   Tuesday-Friday 10-4 pm & Saturdays 10 am-2 pm.   See a virtual tour of the Chesterfield Museum and Jail

Phone (804) 768-7311
Email the Museum for details

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