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James Robert Graham Family Collection

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 06/1997. Last revised 04/2022.

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: 0.21 linear feet

DATE: 1824-1966

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The James Robert Graham Family Collection contains writings of Henry Tucker Graham and John Randolph Graham as well as the memorial biographical sketch of the family patriarch, James Robert Graham. There are also copies of a memorial booklet of Fanny Bland Magill Graham, wife of the Reverend James Graham. The writings include references to a number of historic figures including George Washington, Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, Woodrow Wilson, and John Randolph.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: James Robert (1863-1944), Henry Tucker (1865-1951), and John Randolph Graham (1874-1966) were the sons of Fanny Bland (1828-1901) and James Robert Graham (1824-1914). The Rev. Dr. James Robert Graham served as pastor of the Kent Street Presbyterian Church from 1851 until 1900. Dr. and Mrs. Graham had eight children, three of whom became ministers (Alfred T.(Thurston) (1858-1917), James R., and Henry Tucker). John Randolph Graham, M.D. (1874-1966) practiced medicine in New York City for 54 years.

CITE AS: James Robert Graham Family Collection, 798 WFCHS/THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA.




Graham, Fanny Bland (December 17, 1828 – May 13, 1901) -"In Memoriam," biographical sketch, 4 copies, 18 pages, printed

Graham, Fanny Bland – Jackson, Mary Anna correspondence published in Winchester Star, Jan-May, 1965, 12 items, printed (photocopy) (originals in Stonewall Memorial Association, Inc.)

Graham, Henry Tucker (August 21, 1865 - 1951) - An Old Manse, reminiscences of home life, his parents, and grandmother in the religious context of a manse as a home, (no names listed in text), 1915, 2 copies, 14 pages, printed

Graham, Henry Tucker, articles, 4 items, printed (folder contains the following):
"Exchange for the Soul," 9 pages
"The Safety of the Believer," 8 pages
"The Minister: The Man and His Task," 9 pages
"Some Things for Which the South Did Not Fight in the War Between the States," 11 pages

Graham, Henry Tucker, Men of Might, essays praising George Washington, Robert E. Lee, “Stonewall” Jackson, Woodrow Wilson, and John Randolph,  1947, 1 item, 54 pages, printed

Graham, J.R [James Robert] - reminiscence on General Stonewall Jackson, no date, 1 leaf, manuscript (photocopy).           Includes information about a photograph of Jackson by Nathaniel Routzahn.

Graham, James Robert (July 15, 1824 - April 8, 1914), biographical sketch of father’s religious education, 1 leaf, manuscript, photocopy

Graham, James Robert, Semi-centennial sermon and anniversary exercise program of Dr. Graham as pastor, 1901, 1 item, 32 pages, printed

Graham, James Robert –Sermon and biographical sketch, St. Louis Presbyterian, v. 30, no. 11, May 16, 1895, includes sermon by James Robert Graham to the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church

Graham, John Randolph (May 10, 1874 - 1966), interview on life and reminiscences, interviewed by Ben Belchic, 1957, 36 leaves, 2 copies, typescript (carbon copy) [see notes re: middle name]

Magill family, biographical and genealogical sketches prepared by Rev. J. R. Graham, D.D., Winchester, VA, 1908, printed, Eddy Press Corp., 38 pages

News articles: “Dr. Graham is laid to rest at Lexington, VA,” Winchester Evening Star, May12, 1943, p.1 and p.9 “Dr. Graham, Minister’s Son Dies,” Winchester Evening Star, January 19, 1966, p.7 (?)              

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