Ralph Triplett 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

Ralph Triplett Collection
297 WFCHS

Inventory created by Archives Staff 08/84. Last revised 02/18

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:  0.417

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains an article by Ralph Triplett about Bee Tree Cuts and three books on Back Creek Valley of Frederick County, Virginia ; books two and three appear not to have been published.  There are also three books on Hampshire County, WV Cemeteries, including numerous hand-written entries collected after the original publication (1974-1978). 

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Ralph Triplett (1898-1984)  was a long-time resident of Frederick County, VA, and the author of several books on genealogy, including Cemeteries of Hampshire County, W. Va., Early Births, Western Frederick County, Virginia, Eastern Hampshire County, West Virginia (with Grace Kelso), Early Marriages, Western Frederick County, Virginia, Eastern Hampshire County, West Virginia (with Grace Kelso), Frederick County Historical Series: A History of Upper Back Creek Valley, and Frederick County Virginia Obituaries. All of these books are available in the Stewart Bell, Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library. Triplett died in Gore, VA on May 24, 1984 and is buried Bethel Cemetery in Gore. 

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Taken from the collection.

CITE AS: Ralph Triplett Collection 297 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA. 

ORGANIZATION

BOX 1

“Record of Bee Tree Cuts” by Ralph Triplett, 1971, 25 leaves, typescript (photocopy) 

“Cemeteries of Hampshire County, WV and Vicinity” Volume I by Ralph Triplett 

“Cemeteries of Hampshire County, West Virginia and Vicinity” (also titled “Cemeteries 36”) by Ralph Triplett, Rough Draft of published book, “Cemeteries of Hampshire County, W. Va., and Vicinity, Volume II”, 1976, 123 leaves, typescript 

“Cemeteries of Hampshire County, WV and Vicinity” Volume III by Ralph Triplett 

“A Genealogical History of Upper Back Creek and Adjacent Areas,” Volume I by Ralph Triplett 

“This and That of Back Creek Valley,” Volume II by Ralph Triplett 

“Odds and Ends of Back Creek Valley and Other Areas” by Ralph Triplett, (additional items not included in Frederick County, Virginia Historical Series, A History of Upper Back Creek Valley),36 leaves, typescript