Winchester ￿ Frederick County Historical Society Records

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

Winchester ? Frederick County Historical Society Records, 49# WFCHS

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The collection contains many of the records of the Winchester ? Frederick County Historical Society including quarterly newsletters, promotional items, news clippings, papers about the museums, and the visitors? log of George Washington?s Office Museum.
(1 box) Last updated 12/08.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: The Winchester ? Frederick County Historical Society was founded in 1930, and has had an active role in the preservation and study of the history of Winchester and Frederick County, VA ever since. The society operates three local museums, publishes an annual journal on local history, and is closely associated with the Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: T "Winchester ? Frederick County Historical Society, 1930-2005", by Capricia L. Shull, Winchester ? Frederick County Historical Society Journal, Volume XVII, 2005, pgs. 1-30.

CITE AS: Winchester ? Frederick County Historical Society Records #49, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

BOX 1

George Washington?s Office Museum ? Visitors log, 1950-1954

BOX 2

George Washington?s Office Museum ? Visitors log, 1955-1961

BOX 3

Abrams? Delight ? Items sold at auction, April 24-25, 1945, two leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Abram?s Delight ? Museum Complex Management Plan, 2002, six leaves, typescript

Correspondence ? Founding of the Winchester ? Frederick County Historical Society, December, 1929

Correspondence ? To John Steck from assorted people, 1929-1938, 24 items, typescript

The Kurtz Family and George Washington?s Office, on the 100th Anniversary of its purchase by the city of Winchester, 1908-2008, complied by Timothy French, seven leaves, typescript

WFCHS Community Service Awards ? News Article, two leaves, printed (photocopy)

WFCHS ? Buy Historical Society Publication Button, one item

WFCHS?Newsletters, 1988 (one issue), 2004-2007, 17 items, printed

WFCHS ? Miscellaneous Items, unnumbered leaves

WFCHS ? Membership Cards, two containers, unnumbered