T. Guy Reynolds, Jr. Collection, 1199 WFCHS

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection is comprised of correspondence, personal records, and genealogical materials concerning the Reynolds family of Virginia, including wills, tax records, and other court records.

(1 box) Last updated 04/15. DIGITIZED 03/07.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: T. Guy Reynolds was born on November 30, 1912 in Martinsburg, WV. During his adult life, which stretched for over a century, Reynolds taught school, ran a television and radio repair shop, was an electro-mechanical designer, and an engineer at Corning Glass Works. Reynolds was also an aviator, flying his first airplane in 1929, and for the last time in early 2006 at the age of 94. He was a graduate of Shepherd College in 1933. He died on January 21, 2015 at the age of 103, and is buried in Rosedale Cemetery, Martinsburg, WV.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Obituary, Winchester Star, January 22, 2015.      

CITE AS: T. Guy Reynolds, Jr. Collection, 1199 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1

Correspondence, 1816-1927, 9 items, manuscript

Land records and leases, 1809-1872, 7 items, manuscript

Miscellaneous, 11 items, manuscript; 1 item, embroidery

Promissory notes, court summons, tax receipts, 1810-1906, 60 items, manuscript

Reynolds, Edward – Nowlin, Virginia Jenny, indenture record, 1861, 1 item, printed

Reynolds, G. T. – obituary, November 1927, 1 item, photocopy

Reynolds genealogy, 1 item, typescript copy

Reynolds – last wills and testaments, 1810-1896, 4 items, manuscript

Whitacre Telephone Company – stock certificates, 1919-1921, 3 items, printed