William and Virginia Miller Collection

 

 

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 and Virginia Miller Collection
133 WFCHS

Inventory created by Archives Staff 03/1982. 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: 0.42 linear feet

DATE: 1728-1980

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains a variety of items concerning the history of the Winchester-Frederick County, Virginia area. The collection includes information on local businesses and organization, historic houses, and some genealogical records.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: William Miller (1927-2009) was born in Ohio, and later moved to Winchester, VA. He married Virginia Miller in 1968. Miller worked as an accountant and as an auditor with the Virginia Department of Taxation. Virginia Miller (1924-2004) was born in Oklahoma but lived most of her life in Winchester. She had an avid interest in local history and a member of the Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society. She also co-authored several books on local history.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:  The Winchester Star, December 22, 2004, obituary; The Winchester Star, Oct. 1, 2009, obituary.

CITE AS: William and Virginia Miller Collection #133, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1 

B.P.O.E. – Memorial Service, 1918, 4 pages, printed

B.P.O.E. – Winchester Lodge No. 867 Roster, 1967-1969, 8 pages, printed

Boyd’s Drug Store Almanac, 1903, 14 pages, printed

Brown, Daniel House, 133 S. Braddock St., 1788-1974, written by Virginia L. Miller, c 1974, 14 l typescript,

6 pages manuscript

Brown, Daniel House, 135 S. Braddock St., research notes and rough draft of history, 16 l typescript, 5 pages manuscript

Grim Birth Records, 1785-1851, 1 page, manuscript

“Laux Family of Bucks County, Pennsylvania” – excerpt from Bucks County Historical

Proceedings, v5, pages 550-567, 10 leaves printed (photocopy)

Rouss, Charles Broadway – Wholesale Catalog, 1899, printed (photocopy), 72 leaves

Sprint, Tom, Ledger,, 1928, manuscript, 206 pages

Sprint, Tom, Index to Ledger, typescript(photocopy), 4 leaves

Winchester Fire Department – “Souvenir of the Winchester Fire Department,” by Davidson Bros. Photographers, Winchester, Virginia, July 7, 1897, 36 leaves, printed

PHOTOGRAPHS:

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