COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 279

November 14, 2008

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Message from the Library of Virginia

 

The Library of Virginia has asked the Department of Education to share the attached message with you concerning an important project the Library has undertaken regarding records related to the desegregation of Virginia's public schools. The Library of Virginia is requesting the assistance of all school divisions in the preservation of these records, which are part of the heritage of Virginia.

 

As noted in the attachment, if you have questions about any of your records or this project, please contact Jennifer Davis McDaid, local appraisal archivist, by email at jennifer.mcdaid@lva.virginia.gov, or by telephone at 804-692-3648), or Amy Judd, records and information management analyst, by email at amy.judd@lva.virginia.gov, or by telephone at 804-692-3601. They will be working with your designated records officer to locate and identify records in your division.

 

PIW/MMV/jcj

 

Attachment

a. Message from the Library of Virginia (PDF)