Isabel H. Davis Collection, 34 THL

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. The fifth folder contains photocopies of the named items.

(1 box) Last updated 02/06.

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.

Bibliography: The Winchester Star, Jan. 6, 1988, obituary.

Cite As: Isabel H. Davis Collection, 34 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, 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)