E. E. Bayliss Collection, 126 WFCHS

SCOPE AND CONTENT: His collection consists of material on Frederick County schools, Gainesboro Post Office and, Fire Hall information, three five dollar bills from the Bank of the Valley of Virginia, 1847, and miscellaneous Bayliss and Fries family materials.

(1 Box) Last updated 05/12

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: E. E. Bayliss Jr. was born June 29, 1924 in Gainesboro, VA. A veteran of World War II, Bayliss was a realtor in Frederick County, VA for most of his adult life and an avid collector of items of local history. He died on June 1, 2009 and is buried in Mount Hebron Cemetery in Winchester, VA.

His father, E. E. Bayliss Sr. was a World War I veteran and ran a general store in Gainesboro, VA. He died on January 12, 1967, and is also buried in Mount Hebron Cemetery.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Taken from his obituary, The Winchester Star, June 2, 2009.

CITE AS: Bayliss, E. E. Collection #126, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1

Bayliss, E. E. Jr. – News articles, unnumbered leaves, printed (photocopy)

Bayliss, E. E. Jr. – Obituary, June 2, 2009, 3 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Bayliss, D. E. - school report, 1913, 1 leaf, manuscript on printed form (photocopy)

Currency – Three five dollar bills from the Bank of the Valley of Virginia, dated Jan. 8, 1847, Mar 24, 1847, Dec 10, 1847, 3 items, printed

Fairfax deed to Colonel John Bayliss, 1753, 1 leaf, manuscript (photocopy)

Deed - Frederick County Board of Supervisors and Winchester Common Council, 1899, 1 item, 4 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Fries Family correspondence, 1863, 1867, 4 items, 9 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Gainesboro Fire Hall - dedication, 1964, 1 item, printed

Gainesboro Post Office - articles, 2 items, printed (photocopy)

Mosby, Jonathan S. and Jonathan S. Russell - correspondence, 1905, 1 leaf, manuscript (photocopy)

Frederick County Schools - (150) By Sam Lehman, 1988, 1 item, 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy), 7 leaves, photographs (photocopy)

Bayliss, E. E. - account book, 1956-1957, general merchandise and gas, manuscript, leather-bound

Photographs: Files in Past Perfect, photograph database

Objects: Bell used at Jackson’s Headquarters (Museum) on display in Archives Reading Room