Bicentennial of the Nation Collection

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
archives@handleyregional.org
www.handleyregional.org

Bicentennial of the Nation Collection
731 THL

Finding aid created by Archives Staff 03/88. Last revised 11/17.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers. 

USE RESTRICTIONS: Restrictions may apply concerning the use, photoduplication, or publication of items in this collection. Consult a member of the archives staff for information concerning these restrictions. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright.

EXTENT: 0.21 linear feet

CREATOR: Clarke-Frederick-Winchester Bicentennial Commission

DATE: 1976-1980

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains correspondence, news articles, and events produced by the Clarke-Frederick-Winchester Bicentennial Commission. Included is a folder of the chronology of events in America in 1776. Materials cover celebrations for the Fourth of July in the years 1976 through 1980. 

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: The United States Bicentennial was a series of events, both regionally and nationally, to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. 

CITE AS: Bicentennial of the Nation Collection, 731 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA. 

ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift. 

ORGANIZATION

BOX 1

Brochures

Chronology of events in America in 1976; unnumbered leaves, typescript/manuscript

Correspondence; 1976, 13 leaves typescript/printed

Correspondence; 1977-1980, 53 leaves typescript/printed

Events; 8 items, printed

Minutes; 13 leaves typescript

News articles; unnumbered, printed

Photograph identification/information sheets; 3 leaves, typescript and printed