Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
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Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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
Inventory created by Archives Staff 06/1988. 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: 0.46 linear feet
DATE: 1840 - 1956
SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection is comprised of account books, school notes, and photo albums of the Bond Family of Frederick County, Virginia.
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: : Walker Bond was born in Frederick County, VA in 1875. He gained a civil engineering degree from Swathmore College and was a farmer and orchardist. He was chair and president of multiple local boards. He married twice but had no children. Bond died in 1957.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Quarles, Garland R. Some Worthy Lives, Winchester, VA: Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society, 1988
CITE AS: Walker Bond Family Papers, 163 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.
Bond, Abner—account book, 1840-1847, 56 pages, manuscript
Bond, Abner—school notes, 84 pages, manuscript
Bond Family—account book, 1857-1887, 230 pages, manuscript
Bond Family—receipts, 1900-1905, 54 items, manuscript
Bond, Howell—school report, 1890, 1 leaf manuscript on printed form
Bond, Howell—auction, September 1954, 1 item, printed
Bond, John L.—account book for farm and orchard, 1888-1904, 232 pages, manuscript
Bond, John L. and Jock Lupton, granting rights to Patent Threshing Machine, October 9, 1828, 1 leaf, manuscript on printed form
Photograph albums, 3 items
Album I—"Home Life at Fairfield, Frederick County, VA"
Album II—"Hopewell Friends Meeting"
Album III—"Mid the Green Fields of Virginia, Summer 1901"
Photographs and other images belonging to this collection may be accessed online through http://handley.pastperfectonline.com/