Isabel H. Davis Collection, 34 THL

 

 

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

Isabel H. Davis Collection
34 THL 

Inventory created by Archives Staff 07/89. Last revised 03/18.

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

DATE: 1896-1979

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The Isabel H. Davis Collection is sorted into five folders, which contain a genealogy of the Larrick/Guyer family, a charter for the Mount Carmel Cemetery in Middletown, VA with a listing of lot owners and a listing of those buried in the Larrick Family Graveyard.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Isabel H. Davis was born in 1902 in Middletown, VA, and was the daughter of Charles Hammack and Cora Larrick. She married James Vaughn Davis and had two children. During her life she was the secretary to the Director of Illustration of National Geographic Magazine for 13 years, a member of multiple local organizations, the secretary of Mount Carmel Cemetery Association in Middletown, VA, and the author of “Long Glance Back,” a history of the Middletown Agriculture High School. Isabel Davis died in January 1988 and was buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Middletown, VA.

ALTERNATIVE FORM AVAILABLE: The Genealogical Society of Utah digitized materials in this collection in 2007. Digital copies are available on DVD in the Archives [DISC 007-14].

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Obituary, Isabel H. DavisThe Winchester Star, Jan. 6, 1988.

CITE AS: Isabel H. Davis Collection, 34 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archive, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1

Larrick Family graveyard (1770-1875), 1 item, 2 leaves, typescript

Larrick-Guyer-Larrick Genealogy, 1 item, 26 leaves, typescript

Mount Carmel Cemetery – lot owners, 1 item, 37 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Mount Carmel Cemetery – Company Charter, 1 item, 6 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)