George Edward Durell Papers

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

518 THL

Inventory created by Archives 04/1985. Last revised 10/2019.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.

USE RESTRICTIONS: Restrictions may apply concerning the use, duplication, 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: 1.25 linear feet

DATE: 1971 -1984

PHYSICAL LOCATION: Original materials are stored off-site. Retrieval must be requested 2 days in advance.

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The George Edward Durell Papers consists of correspondence between George Edward Durell and Congressman J. Kenneth Robinson between 1971 and 1984 concerning the gold standard.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: George Edward Durell Sr. was born on December 11, 1894 in Harriman, Tennessee, the son of George B. and Genevieve Hill Durell. A veteran of World War I, he was the founder of the George Edward Durell Foundation and the owner and chairman of Union Fork and Hoe Company of Columbus, Ohio. He was married to Ruth Robinson. He lived in Clarke County, Virginia. Durell died on April 1, 1988 at the age of 93.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:  Obituary of George Edward Durell, Winchester Star, April 3, 1988.

CITE AS: George Edward Durell Papers, 518 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift.

ORGANIZATION:

BOXES 1 -3  

Correspondence between George Edward Durrell and J. Kenneth Robinson about Gold Policy Commission, 1971-1984

Other correspondence and articles on same subject, unnumbered items, typescript, printed