Isabelle Bailey Hickman Papers

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

Isabelle Bailey Hickman Papers, 1658 THL

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains the papers of the Bailey family of Frederick County, VA, including their membership at Braddock Street United Methodist Church, their grocery business, correspondence, and associated memorabilia. Some of the letters are related to Ora Bailey, Isabelle Bailey Hickman’s uncle, and his service with the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War I.
(6 boxes) Last updated 01/09.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Isabelle Bailey Hickman was the daughter of Bessie Lee Johnston and Cecil Bailey, who along with brother William, operated Bailey Brothers General Merchandise Store from 1904 to 1951. Another brother, Ora, also became a partner after World War I. Isabelle was a life-long member of the Braddock Street Methodist Church until her death in 2008

BIBLIOGRPAHY: Taken from the collection.

CITE AS: Isabelle Bailey Hickman Papers #1658, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

BOX 1 Correspondence and Family Papers

Wills, Obituary, News Clippings, Tributes

Woodman of the Word

Correspondence – 1880’s

Correspondence – 1890’s-1916

Correspondence – 1917

Correspondence – 1918

Correspondence – 1920’ s-1940

BOX 2 Braddock Street United Methodist Church

Braddock Street Methodist Church Materials

Christmas Carol – one book, 20 pages, printed

Sunday School Attendance Book, 1924-1925 – Beginner Girls Class

Sunday School Attendance Book, 1934-1935 – Beginner Girls Department

Golden Rule Sunday School Class, Braddock Street Methodist Church

Sunday School Attendance Book – Golden Rule Class

Sunday School Attendance Pens – Braddock Street Methodist Church

BOX 3 Braddock Street Methodist Church

Brick with Stand – from the original Braddock Street United Methodist Church Building, 1858

BOX 4 Bailey Brothers

Advertisement – Bailey Brothers

Checks – Bailey Brothers

Deeds and Taxes – Bailey Brothers

Receipts – Bailey Brothers

Miscellaneous Items – Bailey Brothers

BOX 5 Bailey Brothers Account and Check Books

Account Book – June 22, 1910

Account Book – 1934 - 1940


Account Book – 1935 – 1950

Account Book – End of 1950

Account Book – August 5, 1937 – April 11, 1951

Check Book – April 2, 1946 – March 31, 1948

Check Book – February, 1947 - November 6, 1947

Check Book – June 2, 1948 – December 30, 1950

Check Book -- December 21, 1949 – September 19, 1950

Check Book – September 28, 1950 – August 23, 1951

Check Book – March 4, 1951- September 4, 1951

BOX 6

Scrapbook of news articles regarding the Civil War, articles appear to be from the Winchester Star in the years following the conflict

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Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

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