George Edwards Diary Collection, 1585 WFCHS

Scope and Content: This collection is a diary by George H. Edwards of Frederick County, Virginia. The diary covers the area around Cross Junction, VA, from 1899 through 1931. The collection is divided chronologically, the diaries have been transcribed but there is no index. Richard Edwards prepared the transcript.

(1 box) Last updated 08/05.

Biographical/Historical: George H. Edwards was born in Hampshire County, the son of William and Mary Edwards. He married Clara Virginia Braithwaite of Frederick County on August 27, 1890.

Bibliography: Frederick County Marriage Register, 1773-1907

Cite As: George Edwards Diary Collection, 1586 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

Organization:

Box 1- the following are manuscripts:

June 1, 1899-Nov. 22, 1900

Nov. 23, 1900-Aug. 24, 1901

Aug. 25, 1901-Feb. 21, 1903

March 8, 1903-Nov. 22, 1903

Nov. 23, 1903-March 1, 1905

March 1, 1905-Aug. 25, 1906

Aug. 26, 1906-Dec. 31, 1907

Jan. 1, 1908-Nov. 28, 1908

Nov. 29, 1908-Nov. 20, 1909

Nov. 21, 1909-Sept. 30, 1910

Oct. 1, 1910-Feb. 3, 1911

Feb. 5, 1911-July 11, 1911

July 12, 1911-Dec. 25, 1911

Jan. 1, 1912-July 31, 1912

Aug. 1, 1912-Feb. 8, 1913

Box 2- the following are manuscripts:

Feb. 9, 1913-Oct. 1913

Oct. 26, 1913-June 13, 1914

June 14, 1914-April 17, 1915

April 18, 1915-July 23, 1916

July 24, 1916-Feb. 20, 1917

Feb. 21, 1917-Oct. 6, 1917

Oct. 7, 1917-June 2, 1918

June 3, 1918-Oct. 19, 1918

Oct. 20, 1918-Feb. 22, 1919

Feb. 23, 1919-July 6, 1919

July 8, 1919-Sept. 14, 1919

Oct. 1, 1919-June 28, 1920

June 29, 1920-Sept. 5, 1920

Sept. 6, 1920-Nov. 20, 1920

Nov. 21, 1920-Feb. 13, 1921

Feb. 14, 1921-April 9, 1921

April 10, 1921-June 18, 1921

July 21, 1921-Oct. 8, 1921

Oct. 9, 1921-April 30, 1922

May 1, 1922-Aug. 7, 1922

Box 3 – the following are typed transcripts of the diaries:

Aug. 11, 1922-March 12, 1924

March 16, 1924-Oct. 19, 1924

Nov. 9, 1924-Feb. 21, 1925

Feb. 22, 1925-Feb. 13, 1926

Feb. 14, 1926-June 12, 1926

June 13, 1926-Oct. 1, 1926

Oct. 1, 1926-June 13, 1927

June 14, 1927-May 7, 1927

May 8, 1927-Aug. 25, 1927

Aug. 26, 1927-Dec. 10, 1927

Dec. 11, 1927-March 31, 1928

April 1, 1928-July 28, 1928

July 29, 1928-Nov. 28, 1928

Nov. 29, 1928-Aug. 30, 1929

Aug. 31, 1929-April 1, 1930

April 2, 1930-Dec. 4, 1930

Dec. 5, 1930-Aug. 16, 1931

Aug. 16, 1931-Dec. 21, 1931

Box 4 – the following are typed transcripts of the diaries:

Jan. 1899-Oct.27, 1901, 61 leaves typescript

Oct. 28, 1901-Jan. 5, 1904, 60 leaves typescript

Jan. 5, 1904-Jan. 22, 1906, 60 leaves typescript

Jan. 23, 1906-Feb. 22, 1908, 60 leaves typescript

Feb. 23, 1908-Feb. 24, 1910, 60 leaves typescript

Feb. 25, 1910-Jan. 11, 1912, 60 leaves typescript

Jan. 12, 1912-Mar. 1, 1914, 60 leaves typescript

Mar. 2, 1914-Feb. 24, 1916, 60 leaves typescript

Feb. 25, 1916-Feb. 11, 1918, 60 leaves typescript

Feb. 12, 1918-Feb. 17, 1920, 60 leaves typescript

Feb. 18, 1920-May 15, 1922, 60 leaves typescript

May 16, 1922-Jan. 20, 1925, 60 leaves typescript

Jan. 21, 1925-Oct. 4, 1927, 60 leaves typescript

Box 5 – the following are typed transcripts of the diaries:

Oct. 5, 1927-Oct. 17, 1929, 60 leaves typescript

Oct. 18, 1929-Apr. 1, 1931, 60 leaves typescript

Apr. 2, 1931-Dec. 21, 1931, 23 leaves typescript

Summary of the diaries, 27 leaves typescript