Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
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
SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains notes about the Bauer/Bower, Capper, Carper, Hollis, and Wisecraver families, and a Moravian Prayer Book, printed in 1753 with text in German. There is also information concerning the Walker criminal case of 1944.
(5 boxes) Last updated 11/2016. DIGITIZED 3/2007.
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Mrs. Anita Capper Carper is a resident of Winchester, VA.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Taken from the collection.
CITE AS: Anita Capper Carper Collection, 1581 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.
Moravian Prayer Book by Johann Arnd, printed, 1753, text in German
Bauer/Bower Family notes, covers 1727-1825, 4 leaves typescript
BOX 2 Family Papers
Capper, Anna B.
Capper, E. Bruce
Capper, J. Wilda
Capper, Lydia and Sallie
Capper, Willis Lee
Capper, W. Wayne
Carper, Anita Capper
Carper, Harry F.
Carper, Laura Susan
Carper, May V.
Miscellaneous Items, folder contains the following:
Howard Ross Walker Criminal Case (March 18, 1944); news articles, 5 leaves, printed photocopies
Wisecraver, Camille C.
Scrapbook of Albert O. Newton—March 1867; possibly constructed by Meredith Capper, 1 item, unnumbered pages, printed
“My Graduation Journal,” belonging to Wilda Capper (1925); contains Handley School memorabilia and historical information; 1 scrapbook, unnumbered pages, includes printed, typescript and manuscript items
“The Spaid Family in America,” compiled by Abraham Thompson Secrest—contains Spaid family genealogy (1922); 1 book, 395 pages, printed
The Handlian—belonging to Wilda Capper (1925), yearbook; 1 book, 117 pages, printed
BOX 5—Capper Family Bible
Family Bible—includes Capper family genealogical information such as births, deaths and marriages. Also contained within the bible are Capper family photographs