Produced by Discovery, Technology and Publishing at Boatwright Memorial Library, this site brings source material from a variety of organizations together in one place for the first time. Among the institutions that provided content for our site, we are particularly grateful to The Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library at Columbia University, Dementi Studio, the Library of Virginia, the Valentine Center for Richmond History, the Virginia Baptist Historical Society, and the Virginia Historical Society. At the University of Richmond the Muse Law Library, the Registrar's Office, and University Facilities played instrumental roles in providing content and data for the exhibits. We're very thankful to the many individuals from these organizations who generously offered their time and assistance to the project - we couldn't have pulled this all together without your help.
Like the majority of our projects, our phenomonal student employees contributed their efforts to nearly all portions of the site, from photographing and scanning objects to programming the interface for the hometown map. Our thanks and appreciation go out to: Rebecca Gluck, Jeremy Hillner, Hannah Kang, David Kim, Arantxa Nin, Jackie Palmer, Mohammed Rezeq, JR Riddick, Amy Shick, Scott Shim, Stefan St. John, Dodo Stavrev, Sihan Wang, Michael Weigle, and Junyi Wu.
Catherine Clements, Marion Dieterich, Chris Kemp, Crista LaPrade, Leigh Ann Martin, Leigh McDonald, Andy Morton, and Angie White devoted their considerable talents and expertise as members of the project team. Fred Anderson, Nate Ayers, Tom Campagnoli, Darlene Herod, Lynda Kachurek, Justin Madron, Kathy Monday, Rick Neal, and Rob Nelson also contributed their skills and insights to the project.
We owe an enormous debt of gratitude, also, to Stuart L. Wheeler, whose research and writing on the University of Richmond's architecture and history directed us towards primary source material throughout the city of Richmond.
The site's entry page is composed of an image of the original library in Ryland Hall. Boatwright Library licensed use of the image from Dementi Studio.
If you have any comments or questions about the site, please email Chris Kemp at email@example.com.