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Episcopal Female Institute Records

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 02/1986. 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: 0.42 linear feet

CREATOR: Episcopal Female Institute (Winchester, Va.)

DATE:  1874-1910

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains documents from the Episcopal Female Institute of Winchester, Virginia. There are lists of students and teachers, as well as catalogues describing classes and facilities. The collection also includes the minutes of the Board of Directors.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: In 1874 a group of Winchester citizens, under the sponsorship of the  Protestant Episcopal Church of the Diocese of Virginia, established the Episcopal Female Institute to provide education to daughters or wards of members of that church. By 1911, the school had closed and all real estate sold.

CITE AS: Episcopal Female Institute Records, 156 THL/WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.



BOX 1 

Minutes of the Board, 1874‑1910, 1 book, manuscript

News articles—unnumbered, printed (photocopy)

Resolution, June 24, 1895, l leaf, 1 page, manuscript

Episcopal Female Institute catalogs, 3 items, printed

Episcopal Female Institute Commencement Exercises, 1876, 1905, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910,

ND, 7 items, printed, 1 envelope 

Episcopal Female Institute announcements, 3 items, printed,
1896‑97 (2 copies)

Deed-Episcopal Female Institute and John W. Rice – Jan. 9, 1895,                                

Fragment, dated March 18


MAPCASE 1, Drawer 14

Certificate of Proficiency, Gertrude N. Baker, June 15, 1887

Poem depicting students and customs of Episcopal Female Institute, no author or date, 2 pages, manuscript


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