Terry S. Plank, Sr. 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(e-mail)
www.handleyregional.org

Terry S. Plank Sr. Collection
547 THL 

Finding aid created by Archives Staff 01/11. Last revised 07/17. 

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: 1.68 linear feet 

CREATOR: Plank, Terry S. Sr. 

DATES: 1825-1974. 

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains correspondence and genealogical data of the Baker, Wood, Fisher, Good, Fauver/Fauber, and Trook families of the Lower Shenandoah Valley. It also contains a number of letters dating from the Civil War period addressed to Winchester native Lizzie Baker during and shortly after the Civil War, including five letters from Lieutenant “Billie” Funk of the Stonewall Brigade concerning the Gettysburg and Mine Run Campaigns. Another group of letters is from Nellie Braddon relating her experiences traveling through Europe with a “Wild West” show. Also contained within the collection are letters from Spanish American War and letters of condolence to Maggie Wood. 

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL:  The Baker, Wood, Fisher, Trook, and Good families were residents of the Lower Shenandoah Valley during the nineteenth and twentieth Centuries. Of these families, the Baker family, who are the descendants of a Hessian soldier captured during the Revolutionary War, and sent to Winchester as a prisoner.     

CITE AS: Terry Plank Collection 547 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA. 

ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift. 

ORGANIZATION: 

BOX 1 Correspondence 

Anderson, John A – Envelope address to him for Ford’s Depot, VA, May 5 1870,  sender unknown 

Folder 1 – Mrs. Elizabeth Cobourn Baker 

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

My Dear Niece

W. F. Cobourn

April 3, 1878

Fulton, Ky.

       X

X

X

Aunt Annie

Niece Joe Cobourn

November 27, 1883

Paducah, Ky.

X

X

X

Sister

J. R. Cobourn

November 23, 1892

Paducah,

Ky.

X

X

X

Dear Aunt

Zoe/Joe Cobourn

April 10, 1883

Paducah, Ky

X

X

X

Folder 2 – Miss Lizzie Baker from Lt. “Billie Funk”, 5th Virginia Infantry June 21, 1863-January 20, 1864 

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Lizzie

Billie (Funk), L  Company A, Fifth Virginia Infantry

No date

Unknown

         X

X

X

Friend Lizzie

Billie (Funk)

June 21, 1863

Sharpsburg, Md.

     X

       X

       X

Friend Lizzie

Billie (Funk)

July 14, 1863

Near Martinsburg, Va.

     X

     X

       X

Most Generous Friend

Billie (Funk)

August 17, 1863

Camp near Orange C.H., VA

     X

       X                

      X

Friend Lizzie

Billie (Funk)

November 3, 1863

Camp Dale

    X

      X

      X

Friend Lizzie

Billie (Funk)

December 5, 1863

Camp Fletcher

    X

     X

     X

Dear Friend

Billie (Funk)

January 20, 1864

Camp Randolph

    X

     X

    X

Folder 2A – Miss Lizzie Baker from “Harry”, Company A, 5th Virginia Infantry, December 5, 1863

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

My Dear Friend

Harry

December 5, 1863

Camp Fletcher

      X

     X

       X

 Folder 3 – Miss Lizzie Baker from Unknown and William H. Fritts (during the Civil War) 

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Lizzie and Pa

Unknown

Unknown

Mill Dale

     X

     X            

      X

Lizzie

Unknown

November 27, 1864

Winchester

 

      X     

      X

Dear Miss Lizzie

Wm H. Fritts

No date

Milldale, VA

       X         

      X

      X

Dear Miss Lizzie

Wm. H. Fritts

April

Milldale, VA

      X

     X

       X

Miss Lizzie

W. H. Fritts

No date

Milldale, VA

      X

      X

       X

 Folder 4 -- Miss Lizzie Baker from Lt. William Long, 13th WV Infantry 

To

 From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Madam

Lt. William Long, 13th West Virginia Infantry

May 8, 1865

Winchester

      X

       X         

      X

Folder 5 – Miss Lizzie Baker from Lt. E. L. Miller, 37th Mass. Infantry 

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Lizzie

Lt. Ed L. Miller, 37th Mass. Inf

January 9, 1865

Camp Cloverdale, VA

     X          

     X

     X

Folder 6 – Miss Lizzie Baker from Sgt. W. L. Larman, 19th Corps 

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Lizzie

Sergeant W. L. Larman

January 31, 1865

Camp Sheridan, VA

     X

     X

      X

Dearest Lizzie

Sergeant W. L. Larman

March 26, 1865

Camp Sheridan, VA

      X  

      X

      X

Dearest Friend L

Sergeant W. L. Larman

April 12, 1865

Summit Point, VA

     X

     X

      X

Folder 7 – Miss Lizzie Baker from James P. McClelland, 114th NY Infantry 

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Dear Friend Lizzie

J. P. McClelland

November 2, 1864

Patterson, PA

      X

     X

     X

Dear Friend Lizzie

J. P. McClelland

November 30, 1864

McVeytown, PA

       X

      X

      X

Dear Friend Lizzie

J. P. McClelland

December 20, 1864

McVeytown, PA

      X

      X

      X

Dear Friend at Home (Baker Family)

Friend Jack

January 30, 1865

Camp Sheridan, VA

      X

       X

       X

Dearest Lizzie

Jack

March 7, 1865

Camp Sheridan, VA

       X

      X

      X

Dear Lizzie

J. P. McClelland

March 26, 1865

McVeytown, PA

       X

      X

       X

Dear Friend Lizzie

J. P. McClelland

April 21, 1865

McVeytown, PA

       X

      X

       X

Dear Friend Lizzie

J. P. McClelland

May 23, 1865

McVeytown, PA

      X

      X

      X

Dear Lizzie

J. P. McClelland

June 28, 1865

McVeytown, PA

      X

       X

     X

 

 

 Folder 7A—Lizzie from Jack, Jan. 30, 1865 and Mar. 7, 1865

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Dear Friends  at Home (Baker Family)

Friend Jack

January 30, 1865

Camp Sheridan, VA

       X

     X

      X

Dearest  Lizzie

Jack

March 7, 1865

Camp Sheridan, VA

     X

        X

        X

Folder 8 – Lizzie from Maggie (Baker) April 9, 1865

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Dear Lizzie

Maggie (Baker) sister

April 9, 1865

Baltimore, MD

       X

       X

     X

 Folder 9 – Lizzie Baker from unknown, no date

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Lizzie

Unknown

No date

Unknown

     X

     X

     X

Folder 10 – Lizzie from Josie, January 22, 1872

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Lizzie

Josie

January 22, 1862

Tumbling Run, VA

      X

       X

       X

 Folder 11 – Lizzie from A. H. A, no date 

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

typescript

Miss Lizzie

A. H. A.

No date

Unknown

      X

      X

      X

 Folder 12 – Lizzie from Lucie, July 12 and August 15, no year

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Lizzie

Lucie

July 12 (no year)

Unknown

        X

       X

       X

Lizzie

Lucie

August 15

Unknown  

        X        

       X

        X

Lizzie

Lucie

February 28, 97

Fulton

X

X

X

 

 

Folder 13 – Aunt Lizzie Baker from Unknown, February 16, 1879

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

typescript

My Dear Aunt (Lizzie)

Unknown

February 16, 1879

Marsh Mills

      X

     X

     X

 Folder 14 – Letters and Promissory Notes concerning debt from various people 1825-1869 

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Christian Fauber

Isaac Ash

October 10, 1825

Unknown

     X

X

X

John Swartz

John H. Roads

July 13, 1830

Luray, VA

      X

X

X

Abraham Grove

James H. Brewer

December 29, 1833

Timber Ridge, VA

      X

X

X

Christle Fauver

Unknown

December 26, 1826

Unknown

      X

X

X

Abraham Dull

Christian Fauver

December 13, 1833

Shenandoah County, VA

      X

X

X

John Fisher

Joshua Stump

February 19, 1869

Unknown

      X

X

X

Abraham Grove

Joseph Grove for John Long

No date

Strasburg, VA

      X

X

X

Unknown

John

April 19, 1834

Unknown

       X

X

X

Mr. Grove

Mary Brewer

March 22, 1835

Unknown

       X

      X

X

Israel J. and Margaret H. Fauber

William Borden and Samuel  Fauber

February 22, 1866

Melmore, Ohio

      X

       X

      X

 

 

Folder 14A – Ann Fauber from Israel Fauber, September 7, 1859 and Benjamin and Anna Huddle, September 9, 1859 (one letter)

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Dear Mother

Israel Fauber

September 8, 1859

Melmore, Seneca Co.

       X

     X  

     X

Dear Nephew, Niece, and Sister

Benjamin and Anna Huddle

September 9, 1859

Melmore, Seneca Co. (Ohio)

      X

    X

     X

Folder 15 – Harrison Fauber, 1883-1892

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Harrison Fauber

Eliza Siepel

February 23, 1883

Joetta, Hancock County, IL

      X

     X

     X

Harrison Fauber

Lillie Welty

November 17, 1889

Baltimore, MD

        X

      X

       X

Harrison Fauber

C. M. Garber

May 8, 1892

Rushville, VA

        X

      X

       X

Harrison Fauber

C. M. Garber

September 23, 1892

Rushville, VA

       X

      X

       X

 Folder 15A --- Fauber, John from A. Baker, February 16, 1882

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

John Fauber

A. Baker

Strasburg, VA

February 11, 1882

      X

       X

       X

 Folder 16 – Leanna Fowler to brother, 1868-1882

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

 Brother John

Leanna Fowler

May 21, 1868

Timberlake, VA

      X

     X

      X

Brother

Leanna Fowler

July 17 1882

Timberlake, VA

      X

      X

      X

 Folder 17 – Mary Fauber from M. I. Fisher, Malinda Fisher, February 20 and October 9, no years

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Mary Fauber

M. I. Fisher

February 20, no year

Bridgewater, VA

      X

      X

      X

Mary Fauber

Malinda Fisher

October 6, no year

Unknown

      X

      X

      X

 Folder 18 – Brother from Maurice and Leah Fowler, October 25, 1868

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Dear Brother

Maurice and Leah Fauber

October 25, 1868

Rockingham County, VA

     X

      X

      X

 Folder 19 – Sister from Mary J. Finley, January 26, 1870

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

My Dear Sister

Mary J. Finley

January 26, 1870

Wardensville, Hardy Co., VA (W. VA)

`     X

     X

     X

Folder 20 – James H. Fisher from Isaiah Fisher, December 4, 1870; Cousin from James H. Fisher, etc.

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

typescript

James H. Fisher

Isaiah Fisher

December 4, 1870

Unknown

      X

       X

      X

Cousin

James H. Fisher

February 8, 1871

Moore (unknown)

       X

        X

       X

 Folder 21 – John Fisher from various people, 1867-1909 

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

John Fisher

Maurice & Leah Fowler (sister)

April 9, 1867

Timberville, VA

      X

       X

      X

John Fisher

Leanah Fowler

May 29, 1867

Timberville, VA

     X

       X

       X

 

John Fisher

John Good

August 4, 1867

Unknown

      X

       X

       X

John Fisher

Leannah Fowler

April 4, 1881

Unknown

      X

      X

         X

John Fisher

Leannah Fowler

April 26, 1881

Unknown

      X

        X

      X

 

John Fisher

 

Geo W. Whinnson

 

January 21, 1869

 

Winchester, VA

  

  X

    

  X

     

 X

Father and Mother

William H. Fisher

July 9, 1882

Cromers Station, Seneca Co., Ohio

     X

       X

      X

Mr. Santmyires

I.A. Rumzee via John Fisher

July 26, 1886

Unknown

      X

      X

       X

S. D. Fisher

Payment certificate for care and burial of John Fisher

December 16, 1903

Unknown

       X

      X

       X

S. D. Fisher

John E. Roller

July 27, 1909

Harrisonburg, VA

    X  

        X    

     X (original telegram)

 Folder 22 – Sarah R. Fisher from Mary Finley and others, 1869-1873

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Sarah R. Fisher

Mary E. Finley

September 6, 1869

Bakers Run, Hardy Co. WV

      X

      X

       X

Sarah R. Fisher

M.J.  Finley

No date

Unknown

       X

      X

      X

Sister

Malinda J and J. W. Fisher

January 29, 1873

Bridgewater, Rockingham Co. VA

       X

     X

     X

 

 Folder 23 – Sarah D. Fisher from Nellie Braddon, 1893-1894

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Dear Friend

Nellie Braddon

July 4, 1893

Stratford “Out”

      X

     X

      X

Dearest Friend

Nellie Braddon

July 27, 1893

Seabrook, Can.

      X

       X

      X

My Dear Friend

Nellie Braddon

August 28, 1894

Arnhem, Holland

      X

     X

      X

Dear Friend

Nellie Braddon

No date

On board ship

      X

      X

       X

Folder 24 – Samuel Fisher from various people, 1901-1905

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

typescript

Samuel Fisher

Henrietta (Wellman/Wilkinson) (?)

August 4, 1901

Bellman, GA

     X

      X

      X

S. D. Fisher

S. J. Prince

May 20, 1904

Parkersburg, WV

       X

      X

      X

Sir

William Seeds

November 18, 1905

British Embassy, Washington

     X

     X

      X

 Folder 25 – Mary Good from Paul Trook, B. F. Trook, 1866-1868

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

My Dearest Mother

Paul W. Trook

April 30, 1866

Middelort, Iroquois Co. Ill

       X    

      X

     X

Dear Mother

P: W. Trook

August 12, 1866

Lemont Station, Cook,

      X

     X

     X

Dear Mother

B. F. Trook

August 21, 1866

Mt. Jackson, Shenandoah Co., VA

     X

     X

     X

Mother

P.W.Trook

October 14, 1866

Monticello, White Co. Ind.

      X

     X

      X

Mrs. Mary Good, Dear Mother

Benj. F. Trook

January 29, 1868

Mt. Jackson, VA

     X

       X

       X

Mother

Paul W. Trook

September 9, 1867

Reynolds Junction, Ind.

      X

    X    

        X

Dear Mother

Unknown (Paul Trook ?)

November 5, 1871

Reynolds Junction, White Co. Ind

     X

         X

     X

Dear Father

Jim and Kate

September 15, 1872

Mechanicsburg, Henry Co. Ind.

    X

     X

       X

Dear Father and Mother

B. F. Trook

March 8, 1875

Unknown

    X

       X

        X

Mary Good

Unknown

February 5, no year

Envelope only postmarked Peoria Ill.

     X

        X

        X

Mary Good

Unknown

April 23, no year

Envelope only postmarked Peoria, Ill.

    X

    X

      X

Paul W. Trook

Paper scrap with address

No date

Reynolds, White Co., Ind.

    X

   X

    X

Folder 26 – Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1869-1892

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Location

Typescript

Dear Father

Ben Swartz

June 26, 1870

Springfield, Clark Co. Ohio

     X

     X

    X

Dear Mother

Unknown

January 17, 1869

Cascade, Dubuque Co., Iowa

    X            

      X

    X

Dear Friend

Reah Santmyers

July 23, 1886

Harrisville, VA

    X 

      X

    X

Mr. B. F. Borden

Unknown

July 21, 1892

Harrisville, VA

     X

        X

     X

Miss Sallie

Unknown

No date

Unknown

     X

    X

    X

P.A. Beck

Unknown

No date

Winchester, VA

   

X

The Great Ivory Gun-Sight Company

R.L. Pangle

February 12, 1936

Winchester, VA

   

X

 Folder 27 – Harry R. Homer from Vernon Eddy, May 2, 1909

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Harry Homer

C. Vernon Eddy

May 2, 1909

Landsdowne, MD.

      X

     X 

     X

  Folder 28 – To Minnie from Unknown, May 23, 1855

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Minnie

J.

May 23, 1885

Unknown

     X

     X

     X

 Folder 29 – Jonathan Keen from a Confederate Officer from Georgia, January 13, 1862

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

My Dear Friend Keen

Unknown Confederate Officer from Georgia

January 13, 1862

Roswell Cobb Co., GA

     X

     X

     X

 Folder 30 – Nellie from J. L. Paxton, Rockbridge Artillery, September 13, 1868

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Cousin Nellie

J. L. Paxton

September 13, 1868

Lexington, Rockbridge Co.  VA

     X

     X

     X

 Folder 31 – Mary Trook from Thomas M. Trook, 13th U. S. Infantry, January 12, 1870

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Dear Mother

Thomas M Trook

January 12, 1870

Fort Dodge, Kansas

     X

     X

      X

 Folder 32 – William Wood Jr. from various people, May – August, 1898, Spanish American War

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

William Wood Jr.

John Steele, Company A, 2nd Virginia

May 23, 1898

Camp Lee, VA

     X

     X

     X

William Wood Jr.

From Nate

August 9, 1898

Camp Cuba, Libre

     X

    X

     X

William Wood Jr.

Jno. R. Steele, Company A, 2nd Virginia

August 24, 1898

Camp Cuba, Libre

      X

    X

     X

Unknown   

Unknown

March 29, 1906

Camp Cuba, Libre

(Postcard only)       

     

    

 

 

Folder 33 – John Anderson from Ford Depot, VA, April, 1870 (envelope only) 

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

John Anderson

Unknown

April 1870

Ford Depot, VA

      X
(envelope only)

 

 

 Folder 34 – Maggie (Baker) Wood from various people, 1896-1909 

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Maggie Wood

Nannie Cobourn

August 13, 1896

Paducah, KY

     X

      X

     X

Maggie Wood

Nannie Cobourn

July 8, 1898

Paducah, KY

     X

       X

     X

Maggie Wood

Aunt Nannie

December 29, 1907

Paducah, KY

X

X

X

Maggie Wood

Nannie Cobourn

April 27, 1909

Paducah, KY

     X

       X

       X

Maggie Wood

Nannie Cobourn

May 2, 1909

Paducah, KY

     X

     X

     X

Maggie Wood

Nannie  Cobourn

June 18, 1909

Paducah , KY

     X

     X

      X

Maggie Wood

Cousin John

May 1, 1909

Harrisburg, PA

     X

      X

      X

Maggie Wood

Cousin Joe

May 2, 1909

Fort Wayne, Ind.

     X

     X

      X

Maggie Wood

Robert P. Spates

May 1, 1909

Winchester, VA

    X

     X

       X

Maggie Wood

Nannie Merryman

May 1, 1909

Keyser, WV

    X

     X

     X

Maggie Wood

Cousin Lucie

April 30, 1909

Louisville, Ky

       X

     X

     X

Maggie Wood

Kate Silcott

May 4, 1909

Hamilton, VA

       X

     X

      X

Maggie Wood

Hodgen, Maggie

May 5, 1909

Baltimore, MD

       X

       X

     X

Maggie Wood

Niece Nan

May 10, 1909

Philadelphia, PA

        X

       X

      X

Maggie Wood

Bernice

May 5, 1909

Redkey, Ind.

      X

       X   

        X

Maggie Wood

A. L. Pratt

May 4, 1909

Worchester, MA

      X

      X

       X

Maggie Wood

Unknown (envelope only)

Unknown

No date

     

Resolution from Friendship Fire Company

 

May 6, 1909

 

 

 

 

Folder 35—Mrs. Charles Grim 

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Mrs. Grim

Florence

January 20, 1947

Winchester, Virginia

X

X

X

Miss C.C. Grim

A.A. Harris, registrar of the Marcus Lucius Quinn Conservatory of Music

March 14, 1919

Boston, Massachusetts

   

X

Folder 36—Baker, Mrs. Isaac-from George W. Kurtz

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Location

Manuscript

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Typescript

Mrs. Isaac Baker

George W. Kurtz

April 19, 1897

Unknown

X

X

X

 Folder 37—Letter to Cousin from Unsigned (Possibly Nannie Cobourn)

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Cousin

Unknown-possibly Nannie Cobourn

December 21, 1897

Unknown

X

X

X

 Folder 38—Letter to Sister from Sister Nannie

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Sister

Sister Nannie

10-8-1896

Paducah

X

X

X

Dear Sister

Sister Nannie

7-26-96

Paducah, KY

X

X

X

Dear Sister

Sister Nannie Cobourn

8-18-92

Unknown

X

X

X

Dear Sister

Sister Nannie

12-16-1896

Paducah

X

X

X

Dear Sister

Sister Nannie

8-31-96

Paducah

X

X

X

Dear Sister (Lizzie)

Sister Nannie

Nov. 20, 1889

Paducah

X

X

X

Dear Sister

Sister Nannie

Feb. 17, 97

Paducah

X

X

X

Folder 39—Letter to Dear Niece and Cousin Lizzie from Aunt Nannie

To

From

Date

Location

Manuscript

Transcribed

Typescript

Cousin Lizzie

Dear Niece

Aunt Nannie

May 31, 1897

Unknown

X

X

X

Folder 40—Letter to Rosa from Mrs. Baker and Letter to Aunt Lizzie from Rebbie

To

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Rosa

Mrs. Baker

Unknown

Unknown

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Aunt Lizzie

Rebbie

Unknown

Unknown

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X

X

 Folder 41—Letter to Christian Fauver from Benjamin Huddle

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Christian Fauver

Benjamin Huddle

November 15, 1846

Melmore Seneca Co

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 Folder 42—Letter to Christian Fauver from Abraham Reedy

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Christian Fauver

Abraham Reedy

June 13, 1850

Unknown

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 Folder 43— Massey, John J. 

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Dear Friends

John J. Massey

October 8, 1896

St. Mary’s Seminary

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  Folder 44—Nellie Pearson to various people 

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Dear Nan

Nellie Pearson

June 10/94

Washington, D.C.

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 Folder 45—Miss Nannie from various people

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Miss Nannie

A.G. Loving

June 7, 1897

Huntington, W. VA

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 Folder 46—The Millbrook Conference from various people

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The Millbrook Conference

The United  Brethren Church via Wm. N. Coursey

March 27, 1843

Shenandoah County

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X

 BOX 1A—Correspondence             

Folder 47—Letter to Bruth from Benjamin Swartz 

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Bruth

Benjamin Swartz

February 21, 1858

Springfield Clark County Ohio

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 Folder 48—Money Receipt between Elias Gentry and Christian Fauver

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Elias Gentry

Christian Fauver

November 11, 1854

Unknown

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X

Folder 49—Letter to Dear Brother and Sister from Samuel Hottle

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Dear Brother and Sister

Samuel Hottle

February 12, 1842

Greenfield Hancock County Indiana

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X

Folder 50—Letter to Dear Cousin from Noah S. Huddle

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Dear Cousin

Noah S. Huddle

January 18, 1860

Bloomfield Seneca Co. O.

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X

X

Folder 51—Letter to Dear Brother and Sister (Christian and Catherine Fauver) from Abraham and Rebecca Seitz

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Dear Brother and Sister (Christian and Catherine Fauver)

Abraham and Rebecca Seitz

November 2, 1852

Shenandoah County, VA

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X

Folder 52—Letter to Benjamin and Anna Huddle from Christian and Catherine Fawber

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Benjamin and Anna Huddle

Christian and Catherine Fawber

September 5, 1855

Melmore Seneca County O.

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 BOX 2

“A.B.C. of the League of Nations,” by Richard Linthicum and Robert Goldsmith—1 pamphlet, 15 pages, printed 

Account Books – 3 items
- 1876-1879
- 1880-1883
- 1898                       

American Artist—November, 1974 (pages 41-47, 102, 104); 10 leaves, printed (photocopy) 

Baker, Bernice – Autograph Album, 1880-1885 

Boston Terrier Dog Breeding—1 card (printed), 2 photographs 

British Military Whistle—J. Hudson & Co., Birmingham 1918; 1 item, brass and steel with leather handle 

Class Cards – In Home Life Insurance Co. Envelope
                       Brevitt Stump                        Linwood Ganett
                       Kenneth A. Triplett               Dorothy Hottle
                       Harry Cain                            John Dunn
                       Shirley Bly                            Alvin Sea
                       Virgil Baughman                  Halsey Green
                        Melvin Sager                      

Cobourn, James R.—Family Tree of (written March 6, 1933); 1 leaf, typescript 

Dog Tags—c. WWI, belonging to Edmund Grandgeorge and Charles Henry Small; 3 items 

Envelopes—4 items 

Envelopes addressed to Jonathan Keens, 6 items, manuscript 

Essex Six Cylinder-Hudson Motor Company, July-August, 1926—contains the following:
- Introduction Book; 1 item, 29 pages, printed
- Parts List; 1 item, 32 pages, printed 

Family Bible Records; 5 leaves, manuscript and transcription 

Family Group Charts 

“Famous Frontiersmen on Stage” by Johnny Boggs, The Elks Magazine, April, 2001 

Fisher, John –7 items, printed and manuscript—contains the following:
- Love Poetry, March 20, 1854 from S.W. Feller to J. Fisher (transcript and original)
- Receipt for Loyalty Oath, October 29, 1864
- Passes-(October 21, 1864) (April 29, 1865) (May, 1865)
- Bill for A. Borden’s Barn signed by John Fisher, January 20, 1869
- Oath for Voting Signed by John Fisher, March 23, 1867

Individual Income Tax Return—1923; 3 pages, printed form (blank) 

The Literary Digest—New York, September 28, 1918—Vol. LVIII, No. 13; 6 leaves, printed (photocopy) 

Mexican Border Service Medal (1916); 1 item, medal with leather strap/handle 

Miscellaneous Items – 8 items, printed and manuscript—contains the following:
- Calendar from Winchester Sentinel, 1870
- Flyer-Samuel A. Bowers, no date
- Loose pictures from book of Winchester site-late 19th century
- Note on Winchester Flood (1840, 1844, 1855)
- Sweater Novelties in Silk and Wool, no date
- “The Way It Was,” newspaper article, no date

Miscellaneous Receipts – unnumbered leaves, typescript and manuscript 

Obituaries, News Clippings, and Census Records 

Plank, Purcell David—Military Records (1918-1919); 6 leaves, printed (photocopy) 

Poem Fragment—3 leaves, manuscript and transcription 

Pretend Currency—unnumbered items, printed 

Southern Chewing Company – Envelope, no date 

Volunteer Buttons/Pins; 2 items 

Wood, William—Certificate of Annual Examination; 1 leaf, manuscript on printed form 

Wood, Willie L.—Journal/Account book of, January-December, 1908; 1 item, unnumbered pages, manuscript on printed form 

Wood, Willie L.—Public School of Winchester, Virginia Annual Examination 1887; 1 item, manuscript on printed form 

BOX 3

Bible—contains Wood family record; 1 item, printed and manuscript on printed form 

Epaulet—20th Century Military or Collegiate Decoration; 1 item 

“Evangeline,” by Henry Wodsworth Longfellow—1 book, 172 pages, printed; book is contained within a cardboard box with a Christmas greetings card 

“Gathered Lilies or Little Children in Heaven”—1 book containing lock of hair, 59 pages, printed, belonging of Mrs. Susan C. Brown from C.P.K. 

Keep Sake – 1 item 

“The Raven,” by Edgar Allan Poe—1 book, 28 pages, printed; book is contained within a cardboard box with a Christmas greetings card 

Reticule/Purse—possibly a belonging of Margaret Beck; 2 items, 1 piece of cloth and 1 piece of cloth cord 

The Sam Fox Popular Mandolin and Guitar Collection, No. 5—1 book containing sheet music; 15 pages, printed 

Stamps—2 items

Watch Case with S. D. Fisher’s name written on paper inside, 1 item 

Wooden Pipe—1 item 

BOX 4—Newspapers and Photograph Album

The Evening Star, April 29, 1909—1 newspaper, newsprint 

The Evening Star, May 3, 1909—1 newspaper, newsprint 

The Winchester News, May 14, 1889—1 newspaper, newsprint 

The Winchester News, November 23, 1883—1 newspaper, newsprint 

The Winchester Times, April 21, 1886—1 newspaper, newsprint 

The Winchester Times, April 9, 1890—1 newspaper, newsprint 

The Winchester Times, January 1, 1890—1 newspaper, newsprint 

Winchester Leader, January 31, 1890—1 newspaper, newsprint 

Photograph Album—album is World War II era, although some photographs appear to be late 1930s