Emma M. Ridgeway 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

Emma M. Ridgeway Collection
134 WFCHS

Inventory created by Archives 09/1982.  Last revised 03/2018.

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: 1.04 linear feet

CREATOR: Ridgeway, Emma

DATE: 1943-1970

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The collection is comprised of correspondence, membership rosters, reports, death notices, and materials pertaining to the Women’s Christian Temperance Union and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Emma Ridgeway was a resident of Winchester, Virginia, and an active member of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

CITE AS: Ridgeway, Emma Collection, #134, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives , Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift.

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1 Women's Christian Temperance Union Papers

Abstinence pledge cards
Conventions
Correspondence/reports, 1963-1970

Corresponding Secretary reports, 1943, 1945, 1947
Death notices
Financial records (dues)
Handbook, 1958
Loyal Temperance Union (children)

BOX 2 Women's Christian Temperance Union Papers

Membership
Membership dues
Membership – life patron certificate
Membership – roster
Membership – Rock of Ages
Monthly report
News clippings (2 folders)
Programs
Songs
Treasurer's reports
Treasurer's report (budget)

BOX 3 Daughters of the American Revolution Papers

Fort Loudoun Chapter – membership and by-laws
Fort Loudoun Chapter – membership cards and ribbons
Fort Loudoun Chapter – news clippings
Fort Loudoun Chapter – Regent's report, 1958