Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society
P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
Scope and Content: This collection contains political ephemera, genealogies, and miscellaneous items. Included is an auction catalogue of the Fairfax Library and archive documents from the 17th and 18th Centuries.
(1 box) Last updated 10/11.
Biographical/Historical: Stuart E. Brown, Jr. practiced law in Berryville and ran Virginia Book Company. He wrote and published Virginia history and reprinted books on this subject.
Cite As: Stuart E. Brown Jr. Collection, 1207 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.
"Anals of Blackwater and the Valley of Canaan (1746-1880) by Stuart E. Brown Jr., 42 pages, printed
"Apple Blossom Time in the Virginias," words and music by A. Frank Henthorn and H.J. McKinney, 1 item, 3 pages, printed
Autograph Album to Emily Dunston from F.D. Bowers, 1884-1885, 1 item bound, manuscript
"Braddock’s Army through Jefferson, Frederick, and Hampshire counties in 1755," by Walter S. Hough, n.d., 3 leaves
Brown, Stuart—news articles—unnumbered leaves, printed (photocopy)
Businesses of Winchester—news articles, 1890 , 2 items printed
Butchering—article published in Winchester Evening Star, Dec. 21, 1972, 1 item, printed
Carr and Thurman Genealogy, 6 leaves, typescript
Confederate Thousand Dollar Bill reproduction, 1 leaf, printed
Correspondence, 1 envelope, typescript; 1 leaf, typescript; 1 leaf, manuscript (photocopy); 1 leaf manuscript on printed form (photocopy)
(The) Fairfax Library and Archive Sale Catalogue, December 4, 1993 Sotheby’s, London (regarding Thomas, Lord Fairfax), 1 item, printed
Lewis, John – Family of, Chart #1, 1 chart printed (photocopy), 2 photocopies of each section (241 leaves)
Lewis, John – Family of, Chart #2, 1 chart printed (photocopy), 2 photocopies of each section (12 leaves)
Lewis, John –Family of, Chart #3, 1 chart printed (photocopy), 2 photocopies of each section
Manassas (Bull Run) National Battlefield Park, by Francis F. Wilshin, National Park Service, 1955, 1 item, printed
Nelson County Civil War Soldiers, 13 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
New Market, Virginia, Imprints 1806-1876: A Checklist, 25 leaves, printed (photocopy)
Newspaper Articles, 2 items, 3 leaves, printed (photocopy)
Orr, James W., Recollections of the War Between the States 1861-1865, 22 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
Peters, Judge B.J. – Reminiscences of, 33 leaves, printed (photocopy), 1715-1843
Political Campaign Souvenirs for Miller and Dalton, 2 items, metal pins
Receipt – J. Clem and (?)W. Custer, August 21, 1876, 1 leaf, manuscript
"Richardson-DePriest Family" by Rev. R.D. Roller, D.D., 24 leaves printed (photocopy)
Virginia, District of Columbia early description, n.d, author unknown (fragment of a book), 1 item, printed
West Virginia Historical Magazine, vol. 5, no. 2, April 1905, 1 item, 164 pages, printed
Wood – Kirk Genealogy, 10 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
Yeargan Family, Origin and Genealogy of, 25 leaves, printed (photocopy)
Mapcase 1, drawer 13, Handley High School’s "The Trail Blazer," 1922, Vol III, Issue VII, 16 pages, printed
Mapcase 5, drawer 12, Campaign posters for John O. Marsh and Spong, 2 items, printed
Mapcase 5, drawer 9
Plat (c. 1740) in Clarke County showing portion of division made by Robert Brooke in 1740.
Marriage certificate of Dr. Josiah Janney Best of Brucetown, VA and
Mattie Elizabeth Hannon of Alexandria, VA, 31 January 1889
Certificate of Distinction/Junior Algebra, Shenandoah Valley Academy, Janney J. Best, 5 June 1880
Certificate of Proficiency/English Grammar, Janney J. Best, Shenandoah Valley Academy, n.d.
Certificate of Proficiency/Penmanship, Janney J. Best, Shenandoah Valley Academy, 15 June 1880
Certificate of Proficiency/Junior Geometry, Janney J. Best, Shenandoah Valley Academy, 15 June 1880
Certificate of Proficiency/Senior Arithmetic, Janney J. Best, Shenandoah Valley Academy, n.d.
Certificate/Vocal Music, Dakota J. Best, Episcopal Female Institute, 1 June 1906
Certificate of Proficiency/Orthography, Grammar and Natural Philosophy, Dakota Best, Episcopal Female Institute, 2 June 1904
Certificate of Proficiency/American Literature, Dakota Best, Episcopal Female Institute, 1 June 1906
Certificate of Proficiency/Orthography, Physical Geography, Algebra, Latin and French, Dakota Best, 1 June 1905
Diploma/English, Mathematics, History, Science, Latin, French, Dakota Best, Fort Loudoun Seminary, 30 May 1909