Gregg D. Kimball

Director of Educational and Outreach Services at Library of Virginia

Location:
800 E BROAD ST, Richmond, Virginia, United States
Company:
Library of Virginia
HQ Phone:
(804) 692-3500
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Last Updated 9/6/2017

General Information

Employment History

Director  - Virginia , Inc.

Education

B.A.  - history , University of New Hampshire

doctorate  - American history , University of Virginia

master's degree  - history and library science , University of Maryland

Affiliations

Member  - Southside Homewreckers

Curator and Historian  - Valentine Museum

Web References  

Virginia Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the American Civil War

Gregg D. Kimball
Gregg D. Kimball is Director of Publications and Educational Services at the Library of Virginia and previously worked at the Valentine Richmond History Museum for almost ten years. He holds the Ph.D. in history from the University of Virginia as well as a Master of Library Science from the University of Maryland. He has published numerous essays and articles, and authored the book American City, Southern Place: A Cultural History of Antebellum Richmond (University of Georgia Press, 2000).

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Virginia Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the American Civil War

Gregg D. Kimball
Gregg D. Kimball is Director of Publications and Educational Services at the Library of Virginia and previously worked at the Valentine Richmond History Museum for almost ten years. He holds the Ph.D. in history from the University of Virginia as well as a Master of Library Science from the University of Maryland. He has published numerous essays and articles, and authored the book American City, Southern Place: A Cultural History of Antebellum Richmond (University of Georgia Press, 2000).

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CONJUNTO GUANTANAMO | OFFICIAL Home Page! | News : Music Workshop - Global Voices: The Power of Song

The workshop was moderated by Gregg Kimball, a multi instrumentalist, music lecturer, author, curator and scholar specializing in American roots music and who is Director of Educational and Outreach Services at The Library of Virginia.
www.GreggKimball.com Gregg did a great job making all the panel members feel relaxed and he was great at engaging and getting the panel to open up and discuss their experiences within their own careers and musical genres. As far as our participation, at first I was somewhat apprehensive about participating because I didn't know what to expect and I wanted to make sure my band-mates and I brought something worthwhile to the table. I knew we would be asked to perform with the panel at least for a few minutes during the workshop and I wanted to make sure our participation would be appropriate. First, Seán Keane, the folkloric singer from Ireland was asked about his musical traditions and he discussed the origins of his music which was handed down through the generations in his family. He explained that he learned "sean-nós" ("old style") singing from his mother and aunts, and by the time he was in his teens, he had won thirteen All-Ireland medals in various singing competitions. He sang an interesting Irish hymn which was characteristically melancholy and utterly unforgettable.

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