Marcia E. McDevitt papers
Scope and Content
This collection consists of various documents, pamphlets, photographs, videos from Marcia E. McDevitt. The papers all relate to either Reston, Virginia, or Fairfax County, Virginia, and different programs and projects undertaken in the area.
Series one is titled correspondence. The series is comprised of mostly memorandums and emails from and to Marcia E. McDevitt. Among the topics in the correspondence are Reston Planning and Zoning Committee, Reston Homeowners Association, Dulles Corridor and various other topics related to Marcia E. McDevitt's work in Virginia. The series is dated from 1974 to 2007 and is contained in box 1.
Series two is titled reports and plans. The series contains a variety of plans and updates on projects in and around Reston, Virginia. Some of the projects that are in this series include the Springfield Interchange, Reston Association Annual Reports, Dulles expansion and others. The series is dated from 1972 to 2008 and is contained in boxes 1-4.
Series three is titled meetings. The documents in this series are agendas from various meetings, bylaws, meeting minutes, board meetings and other papers from meeting in Reston, Virginia. The series dated from 1994 to 2007 and is contained in boxes 5-6.
Series four is titled programs. These community programs include the Chili Cook-off, Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations, Reston seasonal program guides, such as spring and summer activities for children and other programs in and around Reston, Virginia. The series is dated from 1983 to 2007 and is contained in boxes 6-9.
Series five is titled publications. The documents in this series include articles, newsletters, magazines, newspaper clippings and other information published about Reston and Fairfax County Virginia. The series is dated from 1980 to 2007 and contained in boxes 9-11.
Series six is titled general information. This series covers a variety of topics relating to Reston and Fairfax County, Virginia. Among those topics includes videos from Reston Community Television, memorabilia, such as Martin Luther King Jr. Day buttons, soccer patches, photographs from around Reston and various other topics. The series is dated from 1975 to 2006 and is contained in boxes 11-15.
Series seven is titled oversize. This small series contains photographs and plans for construction in Reston, Virginia. The series is dated from 1980 to 2006 and contained in box 16.
- Creation: 1972-2008
- McDevitt, Marcia E. (Person)
Collection is open to research.
There are no restrictions.
Reston is a planned community in Northern Virginia. Robert E. Simon, Jr. was the founder of Reston, he purchased the land with the proceeds from the sale of Carnegie Hall in New York City in 1961. Construction began in 1963 with the building of Lake Anne. In 1967, Gulf Oil Corporation formed a subsidiary, Reston Gulf, Inc. and took complete financial and operational control. Marcia E. McDevitt, as President of the Inlet Cluster, served as the secretary/director of the Alliance of Reston Clusters and Homeowners and is currently a member of the Community Action Advisory Board of Fairfax County, Virginia.
7.5 Linear Feet ( (16 boxes))
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This collection consists of various documents, pamphlets, photographs, videos from Marcia E. McDevitt. The papers all relate to either Reston, Virginia, or Fairfax County, Virginia, and different programs and projects undertaken in the area. The collection is divided into seven series. The items are dated from 1972 to 2008 and contained in 16 boxes.
Organized into seven series.
- Series 1: Correspondence, 1974-2007 (Box 1)
- Series 2: Reports and Plans, 1972-2008 (Boxes 1-4)
- Series 3: Meetings, 1994-2007 (Boxes 5-6)
- Series 4: Programs, 1983-2007 (Boxes 6-9)
- Series 5: Publications, 1980-2007 (Boxes 9-11)
- Series 6: General Information, 1975-2006 (Boxes 11-15)
- Series 7: Oversize, 1980-2006 (Box 16)
Donated by Marcia E. McDevitt on October 10, 2003.
Processed in February 2010 by Emily Martin.
- Guide to the Marcia E. McDevitt papers, 1972-2008
- Marcia E. McDevitt papers
- Edited Full Draft
- Emily Martin
- 2006 By George Mason University Libraries. All rights reserved.
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