William Wood Glass Papers

 

 

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

William Wood Glass Papers
20 WFCHS

Inventory created by Archives Staff 08/1979. Last revised 02/2018.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.

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EXTENT: 2.31 linear feet

CREATOR: William Wood Glass

DATE: 1748-1965

ALTERNATIVE FORM AVAILABLE: Many of the materials in this collection were digitized in 2007. DVDs of these digitized copies are held by the Stewart Bell Jr. Archives [LDS DISCS 013-01 to 013-04]

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains land abstracts, local histories, correspondence, genealogy on local families, news articles, and scrapbooks. It provides a broad view of early Winchester history during the 1700s and 1800s.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: William Wood Glass was a direct descendant of Col. James Wood, the founder of Winchester. Glass lived from July 24, 1874 to August 29, 1954. He practiced law in Waynesboro and Winchester, Virginia, and served as mayor of Winchester from 1920 to 1924. He was considered to be an authority on local history.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Quarles, Garland R. Some Worthy Lives. Winchester, VA: Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society, 1988.

CITE AS: William Wood Glass Papers, 20 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1 Land Abstracts, Winchester and Frederick County 

[ ] = main land owner   ( ) = original lot number   house names in quotes

All items are typescript unless otherwise noted.

Land Abstracts—Frederick County 

Cocus Farm - letter, 1948, 4 leaves
Isaac Zane Grist Mill - history, 9 leaves

Land Abstracts—Winchester, Amherst to Cameron Street

801 Amherst Street, "Glen Burnie" - 8 leaves
12 and 14 West Boscawen Street (Lot 6) - 20 leaves
129, 131, 133 West Boscawen Street (Lot 7) [Hardy] - 2 leaves
137 West Boscawen Street (Lot 7) [Fourney] - 4 leaves
141 West Boscawen Street (Lot 7) [Barton] - 1 leaf
143 West Boscawen Street (Lot 7) [Wright] - 4 leaves
202 West Boscawen Street [Coble] - 2 leaves
230 West Boscawen Street - letter, 3 leaves
312 West Boscawen Street - 3 leaves
103 North Braddock Street (Lot 3) - 4 leaves
135 North Braddock Street (Lot #54) - 10 leaves
201 South Braddock Street (Lot 13) - 5 leaves
133 North Cameron Street (Lot 23) - 2 leaves
19 South Cameron Street, "Golden Buck Tavern" (Lot 2) - 8 leaves
27 and 29 South Cameron Street (Lot 29) - 2 leaves
41 and 43 South Cameron Street (Lot 29) - 9 leaves

Land Abstracts—Winchester, Fairmont Avenue to North Loudoun Street

47-109 South Cameron Street (Lot 30) - 5 leaves
201 Fairmont, "Angerona" (Outlot 68) - 15 leaves
311 Fairmont, "Fairmont" (Outlot 67) - 10 leaves
1 North Loudoun Street, "Bell's Corner" (Lot 6) - 6 leaves
17 North Loudoun Street (Lot 5) - 16 leaves
19 and 21 North Loudoun Street (Lot 7) - 2 leaves
23 North Loudoun Street [Baker] - 2 leaves
25 North Loudoun Street (Lot 5) [Baker Drug] - 3 leaves
27 and 29 North Loudoun Street (Lot 5) [Orndoff]- 3 leaves
100 North Loudoun Street Lots 19, 26) [Linn] - 20 leaves
101 North Loudoun Street Lots 4, 5)[Union Bank] – 6 leaves
101, 103, 105, 107, 109, 111, 113, 115 North Loudoun Street (Lot 4) - 20 leaves
108 North Loudoun Street (Lot 19) [F & M Bank] - 6 leaves
119 North Loudoun Street (WPA report) [Taylor Hotel] - 9 leaves, 1 b/w photo
126 and 128 North Loudoun Street, "George Washington Tavern" - article, Winchester Evening Star, 2 leaves
186 North Loudoun Street, "Hotel Evans" - 7 leaves
411 North Loudoun Street, "Fort Loudoun" - 3 leaves

Land Abstracts—Winchester, South Loudoun to Wolfe Street

2-14 South Loudoun Street (Lot 18) - 8 leaves
22 and 24 South Loudoun Street, "Zirkle House" (Lot 18) -6 leaves
25-29 South Loudoun Street (WPA Report) - 8 leaves
28 South Loudoun Street (Lots 16, 17) - 15 leaves
35 South Loudoun Street (Lot 9, WPA Report) - 5 leaves
41 South Loudoun Street (Lot 9, WPA Report) - 5 leaves
42 South Loudoun Street (Lot 16, WPA Report) - 2 leaves
44-48 South Loudoun Street (Lot 16) - 3 leaves
45 and 47 South Loudoun Street (Lot 9, WPA Report) - 4 leaves
422 South Loudoun Street (WPA Report) [Miller, Godfrey] -will, 24 leaves
627 South Loudoun Street, "Hollingsworth House" - 5 leaves
47 East Piccadilly Street (Lot 50) [Rutherford] - 2 leaves
35 West Picadilly Street (Lot 53) [Stephens] - 5 leaves
101 North Washington Street (Lot 3) [Wood] - 11 leaves
106 North Washington Street (Lot 3) [Duffield] - 3 leaves
112 North Washington Street (Lot 2) [McDougle] - 6 leaves
126 North Washington Street (Lot 1) [Harry, Mesmer] - 8 leaves
142 North Washington Street (Lot 55) [Wright] - 5 leaves 1876 plat, 1 leaf
South Washington Street (Lots 7, 8, 9) [Lemley] -13 leaves
8 South Washington Street (Lots 7, 8) [Lemley, Harr] -1 leaf
14 South Washington Street [Harr] - 1 leaf
24 South Washington Street [Harr, Baker] - 1 leaf
407 South Washington Street, "Thornhill Manor" - 3 leaves
116 Wolfe Street, "Fort George" - 3 leaves

Glass, William Wood—Business Correspondence, 1947-1952

Glass, William Wood—Correspondence with J.H. Yost, Farmers and Merchants Bank, 1948-1952

Glass, William Wood—Certificates Received, Shenandoah Valley Academy, 1891-1892, 10 leave

BOX 2 Local History (typescript unless otherwise noted)

Book Reviews

Old Frederick Parish - 1 leaf
Quaker Clockmakers - 2 leaves
Old Frederick Parish - 2 leaves

Churches - Baptists to Lutherans 

Churches and graveyards of Winchester and Frederick County, 8 leaves
Baptist Church - 2 leaves
Catholic Church - 7 leaves
Ebenezer Church - 3 leaves
Episcopal Church - 34 leaves
Frederick Parish - 4 leaves, photocopy
Friends Meeting House - history and abstract, 5 leaves
Hopewell Meeting House - WPA Report, 22 leaves
Kent Street Presbyterian - 3 leaves, indenture for property, l leaf
Lutheran Church - article for Winchester Evening Star, 1 leaf
Lutheran Church bell - 17 leaves
Lutheran Church Cemetery - 4 leaves
Lutheran Church - copy of minute book, 1813-1872, 36 leaves
Lutheran Church - history and title abstract, 18 leaves

Churches – Methodist to United Brethren

Methodist Church - 17 leaves
Old Stone Presbyterian Church - article and title abstracts, 58 leaves
Old Stone Presbyterian Church - school board lease, 6 leaves
Old Stone Presbyterian Church - program, September 26-27, 1944, 1 item
Opequon Presbyterian Church - title abstract, 9 leaves
Opequon Presbyterian Church - article, deed copies, WPA Report, 16 leaves
Opequon Presbyterian Church - ministers, 4 leaves
Opequon Presbyterian Church - trustees, Revolutionary War soldiers buried there, DAR marker, 3 leaves
Opequon Presbyterian Church - WPA article, 10 leaves, 3 b/w photos
Presbyterian Church - article on Reverend Wilson, 5 leaves
Presbyterian Church - history
Presbyterian Church - program, April 15, 1942, 1 item
Reformed Church - history and title abstract, 8 leaves
United Brethren Church - article and title abstract, 3 leaves

Local History – A-G

"Abram's Delight" - 3 leaves
Apple industry - 8 leaves
Braddock Trail memories - article, Winchester Evening Star, 1 leaf
Census of 1748 - 2 leaves
Fairfax line - 1 leaf
Farmers & Merchants Bank - 1943 letter, 25 leaves
Fort Loudoun cannon - article, Winchester Evening Star, 1923, 9 leaves
Frederick County Establishment Act, 1738 - 1 leaf
Frederick County history - 9 leaves
Frederick County militia, 1756 - parts of article, Winchester Evening Star, 4 items
Grave sites - distinguished Virginians, 19 leaves

Local History H-Z

Hickman’s Slave Pardon, 1873
Historic markers - article, Winchester Evening Star, 1920, 2 leaves
"Market House" - WPA Report, council minutes, 1865, 13 leaves
Masonic Lodge - minutes, 1809, 1 leaf
Northwestern Turnpike, marker inscription - 1 leaf
Revolutionary soldiers' graves - 4 leaves
Spottswood's journey - 1 leaf
Stephens City (Frederick Co.) History, 2 leaves
Stonewall Jackson's headquarters - WPA Report, 2 leaves
Washington's headquarters - 9 leaves
Winchester - Chamber of Commerce Report, 1921-1946, 8 leaves
Winchester Flag, 2 leaves, 1 manuscript
Winchester, VA history - 5 leaves
Winchester, Virginia -short sketch, 1 leaf
War Memorial Building brochure, 1 item, 4 pages

Schools

Angerona - 1942, 7 leaves
Angerona, abstract of title - 15 leaves
Fort Loudoun Seminary - reunion, 2 leaves
Law school - Mr. Henry St. George Tucker, Lot 29, Kent Street, 6 leaves
On-Site of Fort Loudoun - 14 leaves
Togno School - 7 leaves
Winchester Academy - 14 leaves
Winchester Academy – abstract title, 7 leaves
Winchester Academy - correspondence, 9 leaves, manuscript, typescript
Winchester Episcopal Female Institute - 15 leaves
York-Billings-Valley Female Institute - Fairfax Hall, 5 leaves

BOX 3 – Family Notes (typescript/manuscript unless otherwise noted) 

Ahlenfeld - 1 leaf
Allensworth - 3 leaves
Antle - 2 leaves
Artz - 1 leaf
Ashby - 9 leaves
Bailes/Bayle - 2 leaves
Baker - 7 leaves, 6 pages
Baker, Henry – Naturalization, 1 leaf
Baldwin, 5 leaves
Ball - 19 leaves, 1 item
Barr - 1 leaf
Baylis - 1 leaf
Beatty - 3 leaves
Beeler - 2 leaves
Blackburn - 1 leaf
Brannon - 1 leaf
Brill - 1 leaf
Brooks - 10 leaves
Bruce - 1 leaf
Bucher - 1 leaf
Buckles - 5 leaves
Butler - 7 leaves
Byrd - 1 leaf
Cain - 1 leaf
Calmes - 6 leaves
Campbell - 1 leaf
Canterill - 3 leaves
Carrell/Carroll - 1 leaf
Carter - 14 leaves
Cartmell - 1 leaf
Cather - 6 leaves
Chenowith - 3 leaves
Christman - 3 leaves
Clark - see Whiteman
Clevenger - 1 page
Cloud - 2 leaves
Combs - 1 leaf
Compton - 17 leaves
Conrad - 16 leaves
Crabtree - 5 leaves, 8 pages
Crepts/Creps/Krebs - 3 leaves
Dandridge - 3 leaves
Davis - 2 leaves
Disponet/Disponnette/Dispanet - 3 leaves
Dorsey - 4 leaves
Douglas - 2 leaves
Downing - 3 leaves
Dunlap - 1 leaf
Dunn - 4 leaves
Ellis - 3 leaves
Evans - 1 leaf
Fairfax, Thomas, Lord - 21 leaves
Farra - 2 pages
Foreman - 11 leaves
French - 1 leaf
Frost-1 leaf
Fry/Frey - 6 leaves
Fuller - 2 leaves
Fulton - 6 leaves
Funk - 2 leaves
Gabbert - 2 leaves
Garmong - 3 leaves
Gibbons - 3 leaves
Gillespie - 7 leaves
Glaize - 1 leaf Hampton - 4 leaves
Glass - 14 leaves
Glasscock - 5 leaves
Graichen, F. August - 2 leaves
Grapes - 10 leaves
Gray - 2 leaves
Griffith - 2 leaves
Haines - 1 leaf
Hampton - 4 leaves
Hansher/Hancher/Henshaw -3 leaves
Hardin - 2 leaves
Harrel/Harrol/Herrell -2 leaves
Hathaway - 1 leaf
Havins - 2 leaves
Heiskall - 12 leaves
Helm - 2 pages 
Hoff - 1 leaf
Hoge/Hogue - 1 leaf
Holmes, Colonel Joseph - 3 leaves
Hughes - 2 leaves
Humphreys - 2 leaves
Isaac - 1 leaf
Jackson - 4 leaves
Jacobs - 1 leaf
Jones - 2 leaves
Keeler - 2 leaves, 2 items
Keller - 3 leaves
Kendall - 3 leaves
Kennedy - 2 pages
Kline - 1 leaf
Knipe - 2 leaves
Krebs - see Creps
Lauck - 1 leaf
Lehew/Lehue - 7 leaves, see also Owens
Lindsey - 6 leaves
Little - 2 leaves
Littler - 11 leaves, see also Wicksersham
Lockmiller - 1 leaf
Long - 1 leaf
Louthan - 16 leaves
Macky/Mackey - 4 leaves
McCabe - 1 leaf
McCan - 1 leaf
McCormick - 7 leaves
McDonald - 2 pages
McMechan - 14 leaves
Mauck - 8 leaves
Mercer - 1 leaf
Merriman - 4 leaves
Morgan - 22 leaves, 1 item
Morgan, Daniel - 22 leaves, 1 item
Morgan, Willoughby - 1 leaf
Mouser/Mauzer - 2 leaves
Negro Sarah - 7 leaves
Nelson - 1 leaf
Neville/Neavil - 6 leaves
Nisewanger - 10 leaves
Oglesby - 10 leaves
O'Rear - 1 leaf
Orndorff - 5 leaves
Owens - 1 leaf
Parkins - 2 leaves
Pemberton - 5 leaves, 3 pages
Pickering - 3 leaves
Pugh - 3 leaves
Rankin - 2 leaves
Rhodes/Roads - 2 leaves
Ridgeway - 3 leaves
Rouss, Charles B. - 2 leaves
Rutherford - 3 leaves
Sample - 1 leaf
Scheppler/Schepler/Sheplars - 5 leaves (1 leaf empty)
Seaborn - 1 leaf
Settle - 2 leaves, 2 pages
Shaver - 1 leaf
Shepard - 1 leaf
Sheriff - 1 leaf
Ship - 1 leaf
Stephens - 1 leaf
Stockton/Stogden - 1 leaf
Streit - 4 leaves
Strider - 2 leaves
Swango - 2 leaves
Swearingen - 1 leaf
Taylor - 6 leaves
Thomas - 2 leaves
Thrasher - 2 leaves
Vanmeter - 2 leaves
Varner - 1 leaf
Waite - 3 leaves, 2 pages, 2 items
Washington - 5 leaves
Whitacre - 1 leaf
Whiteman - 1 leaf
Wickersham - 3 leaves
Wiley, Bernard - 2 leaves - 1 item
Wilkes - 1 leaf
Wilson/Willson - 6 leaves = 2 pages
Wisecarver - 9 leaves
Wolfe - 2 leaves
Wood - 35 leaves, 6 items
Worley - 2 leaves

BOX 4

"Events" ‑ newspaper articles, 1936‑1964
Grotjan's Philadelphia Public Sale Report, March 18, 1822
Local Homes History ‑ A‑M
Local Homes History ‑ M‑W
"People" ‑ engagements, marriages, obituaries, etc.
Senator Harry F. Byrd, Jr. - articles
Scrapbook ‑ miscellaneous newspaper clippings

BOX 5

News articles – series of brief articles written by W. W. Glass, published in Winchester Evening Star, by F&M Bank, 1948-1950. Unnumbered leaves (photocopy), not indexed

Winchester—Local History Articles #1-50

Winchester—Local History Articles #51-149

Winchester—Local History Articles #150-199

Winchester—Local History Articles #200-239

Medicine: Conservation of Health . . ., 1 item

News Articles and Letters, unnumbered

Notes- Miscellaneous, 3 l. manuscript, 6 l. typescript, 2 items, printed

Farmington Country Club—Charlottesville, Virginia, 1 item, printed-DID NOT DIGITIZE

Fort Roberdeau, Blair County, Pennsylvania, 5 items, printed-DID NOT DIGITIZE

Glass, William Wood—Resolution on his death, August 1955, 2 leaves, typescript

Handley High School—Our Fortieth Story, 1925-1965, 1 item, mimeographed

Historic Winchester and the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, c. 1960s, 1 item, printed

University of Virginia Fund Raising Booklet, c. 1949, 1 item, printed DID NOT DIGITIZE

Virginia and the Virginia County March 1950 , March 1950; includes articles about Winchester and Frederick County, 1 item, printed – Did NOT DIGITIZE

Washington and Lee University Fund Raising Booklet, c. 1949, 1 item, printed DID NOT DIGITIZE                                 

Wood, James—unveiling of tablet, 1946, 1 item, printed