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
Inventory created by Archives Staff 11/1986. Last revised 01/2019.
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: 1.46 linear feet
SCOPE AND CONTENT: The Garland R. Quarles Elementary School Records is comprised of scrapbooks maintained by the staff of Garland R. Quarles Elementary School in Winchester, Virginia. The scrapbooks date from 1955 to 1970. It contains news clippings, pictures, and other memorabilia from school and local events. The collection also has materials about school integration. Also included are items from the 50th anniversary celebration in 2005.
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Garland R. Quarles Elementary School opened on September 19, 1955 with 325 students. The school cost $326,931 to build and is situated on S. Loudoun St. in Winchester. It was named after Garland R. Quarles, who had served as the superintendent of Winchester Public Schools. The school celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2005 and still operates as part of Winchester City Schools.
RELATED MATERIAL: Winchester City School Records, 581 THL
CITE AS: Garland R. Quarles Collection, 630 THL Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA.
ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift
Box 1 Scrapbooks
Box 2 Scrapbooks
Box 3 Scrapbooks
Box 4 Scrapbooks
Box 5 Scrapbooks
Speech delivered by Mrs. Jacqueline C. Ruff
Speech delivered by Dr. Nancy T. Lee
Speech delivered by Dr. Barbara M. Johnston, “My Memories of Quarles 1989-1992”
Speech delivered by Mrs. Mary Ruth Joyner
Speech delivered by Mrs. Peg Pangle
Aerial view of Garland R. Quarles Elementary School, Fall 1990, filed Winchester—Buildings—Oversize, 1310 S. Loudoun St.
Photographs and other images belonging to this collection may be viewed through PastPerfect, which is available at http://handley.pastperfectonline.com