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
Scope and Content: This collection is mainly comprised of transcripts of diaries kept by Hiram Fries from 1867 to 1889, incomplete, in Green Spring, Frederick County, VA. Also included are a map and news articles regarding the Fries family locating their farm.
(1 box) Last updated 04/04.
Bibliography: Hiram Fries was born on January 3, 1840 and lived his entire life in the Green Spring, VA community. He was educated at Old Stone Church and attended church at Pleasant Valley. On November 3, 1864, Hiram Fries married Elizabeth Ann Fries (first cousin) who died at age 82 in 1926. They had four children. Hiram Fries died at age 64 in 1904 and was buried in the Old Stone Church Cemetery.
Cite As: Hiram Fries Papers, 1321 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.
Diary - Hiram Fries, 1867, 37 leaves, typescript
Diary - Hiram Fries, 1868, 59 leaves, typescript
Diary - Hiram Fries, 1869, 48 leaves, typescript
Diary - Hiram Fries, 1870, 53 leaves, typescript
Diary - Hiram Fries, 1879, 41 leaves, typescript
Diary - Hiram Fries, 1880, 40 leaves, typescript
Diary–Hiram Fries, 1881, 31 leaves, typescript
Diary- Hiram Fries, 1882, 42 leaves, typescript
Diary - Hiram Fries, 1889, 53 leaves, typescript
Fries Family - news articles, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)
Stonewall District - map, from Lake's Atlas, 1885, depicts Hiram Fries property and places mentioned in the diary, 1 leaf, printed (photocopy)