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Benjamin Belchic Collection

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

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17


Inventory created by Archives Staff 06/1987. Last revised 10/2022

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: 0.21 linear feet

CREATOR: Benjamin Belchic

DATE: 1940-1967

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains certificates of appreciation from B’nai B’rith, Junior Chamber of Commerce, and Selective Service Committee presented to Mr. Benjamin Belchic.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Benjamin Belchic was born on July 10, 1908 in Philadelphia, PA, the son of Abraham and Rachel Roseman Belchic. He came to Winchester, VA in 1932. He married Frances Louise Eutsler in 1941. Ben Belchic died on December 29, 1977 and is buried in Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, VA.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Quarles, Garland R. Some Worthy Lives. Winchester, VA: Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society, 1988.

CITE AS: Benjamin Belchic Collection, 1 WFCHS/THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.




Certificates of Appreciation-B’nai B’rith, President, 1940-1941, President, 1966- 67, 2 leaves, manuscript on printed form

Certificates of Appreciation:-1940s-1950s (folder contains the following):
Director in Charge of Salvage, 1945                                                                                  
Jr. Chamber of Commerce – Outstanding Citizen Award 1949-1950                   
Chairman: Apple Blossom Festival Committee, n.d.                                                           
3 leaves, manuscript on printed form                                                                    

Certificates of Appreciation- Selective Service Member-25 years, 1974, 1 leaf, manuscript on printed form

Certificate of Appreciation U.S.A. War Production Board Sept, 1945, 1 leaf, manuscript on printed form


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