Dates: 2005

Collection Number: MS 665

Physical Location: Archive Room Shelves

Extent: 2 boxes.

Creators/Collectors: McGuffey Arts Association

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation: McGuffey History Scrapbook, MS 665, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information: Unknown.

Biographical/Historical Information: The McGuffey Arts Center is located in the former historic McGuffey elementary school building in downtown Charlottesville. It was established in 1975 and is one of the oldest artist-run cooperative art centers in the country.

Scope and Content: This is a printed scrapbook of the McGuffey Art Center, 1975-2005, and features newspaper clippings and images of the artists-in-residence. Also included are photocopies of floorplans of the building, and a report, "Perspective for a preliminary draft outlining the history of the McGuffey school building, Charlottesville, Va., 1916-2006" compiled by Richard Thrift.

Corporate Names: McGuffey Art Center.

Subjects: McGuffey Art Center (Charlottesville, Va.)

Record Types:

  • Albums (Books).
  • Architectural drawings.