Virginia Press Association

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The Virginia Press Association represents virtually every newspaper in Virginia--more than 145 community weekly and daily newspapers as well as more than 100 associate and sustaining members. The association was founded in the late 19th century and was incorporated by a special act of the Virginia General Assembly in 1882. VPA has its offices in Ashland, Virginia. The business affiliate of VPA is Virginia Press Services, Inc. The VPA provides such member services as a clipping bureau, a classified ad network, awards programs, and state lobbying.

From the description of Virginia Press Association archives, 1860-1988 (James Branch Cabell Library). WorldCat record id: 173643186

From the guide to the Virginia Press Association Archives, 1860-1988, (Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, Virginia Commonwealth University)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Hanes, Thomas Andrew, 1896-1972. person
associatedWith Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010. person
associatedWith Spilman, Louis, 1899- person
Place Name Admin Code Country

Corporate Body

Active 1925

Active 1966



Ark ID: w61c6xvk

SNAC ID: 10158823