Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
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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 12/1997. Last revised 12/2019.
ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.
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EXTENT: 0.67 linear feet
CREATOR: Hutton, James V., 1927-2019
SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains work produced by James V. Hutton Jr. about historic figures and events in Frederick County, Virginia. It also includes information from the 1860 U.S. Slave Census. The materials also include news clippings, scrapbooks, and papers, as well as information on World War II service personnel.
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: James V. Hutton Jr. was born in 1927 and grew up in the White Hall area of Apple Pie Ridge in Frederick County. Later, he taught school in the county and served as Assistant Superintendent for Instruction until his retirement in 1982. Hutton received undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate degrees from University of Virginia. He served in the Pacific in WWII. His memberships included the VFW, the Old Stone Church Memorial Association, and the Virginia Historical Society. Hutton, the author of a number of books and articles on events and prominent figures in Frederick County, died May 30, 2019.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: McCarty, Linda. “New Book Relates a Passion for History.” The Winchester Star, 13 January 1999, pp. 1, 3.
CITE AS: James V. Hutton Jr. Collection, 588 WFCHS/THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, Virginia.
ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift.
News articles—James V. Hutton Jr.
Dick family genealogical material, 4 leaves manuscript (photocopy), 20 leaves typescript (photocopy)
Families in the five magisterial districts of Frederick County and Winchester, ca. 200 leaves, typescript (copy)
Families listed in U.S. Census Records, 1880
Residents listed in Lake's Atlas of 1885
Winchester Directory, 1878-1879
Funeral cards for Annie L. Dunlap and Walter Dunlap
Historical notes printed in the Winchester Star, 1 booklet, 5 pages, printed; 10 leaves, printed; 21 leaves, printed (photocopy); 1 leaf, typescript
"The History of the White Hall School Community," written by students including James Hutton Jr. 1 item, 13 leaves, typescript (photocopy); 1 leaf, manuscript (photocopy)
Local History Bulletin –1963, 1 item, typescript (photocopy)
Local History Bulletin –1968, 1 item, typescript (photocopy)
Miscellaneous news clippings, 2 items, printed; 1 leaf, manuscript; 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy); 1 leaf, photograph (photocopy)
"The Name and Family of Dunlap," compiled by the Media Research Bureau, 1 item, 10 leaves, typescript; 5 leaves, typescript (copy)
Rock Enon Band - news article, 1 leaf, printed
White Star Circle minute book, 1886-1888, 46 leaves, manuscript, bound; 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)
The Winchester Times - fragments, 10 items, printed
Note: The following eighteen articles were written by James Hutton and published in various outlets.
"Angel of Mercy" - Sidney Cather Gore, biographical sketch, 2 items, 2 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
"Apple Cretches," 1 item, 3 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
"Apple Pie Ridge," 1 item, 5 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
"The Barefoot Boy of Apple Pie Ridge - Life of Charles Broadway Rouss," 10 leaves, typescript (photocopy), 2 copies
"Elliott Family History," 1 item, 16 leaves, typescript (photocopy); 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)
"Frederick County, Virginia, 1738-1978 - 'Tell Me of a Land That's Fair'," 1 item, 13 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
"The Irish Huttons," 1 item, 7 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
"James William Denver" - biographical sketch, 1 item, 2 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
"Leslie Duncan Kline" - biographical sketch, 3 items, 2 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
"Life of Annie Preston Starling" - biographical sketch, 1 item, 4 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
"Middletown, Virginia," 1 item, 4 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
"The One-Armed Hero of the Shenandoah" -biographical sketch of Frederick Holliday, Virginia Cavalcade, Summer 1969, pages 5-11, 7 leaves, printed (copy)
“Old Taverns and Inns of Winchester, Virginia,” 1 item, 11 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
The Quakers: Friends or Foes of Freedom?” 1 item, 14 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
"Sketching the Skirts of the Revolution," 3 items, 4 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
"The Slave Owners of Frederick County and Winchester in 1860," 4 items, 12 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
"Some Early Religions of the Shenandoah Valley," 2 items, 7 pages, typescript (photocopy)
"White Hall United Methodist Church," includes list of class members of White Hall Church, 1829 – 1915, 1 item, 46 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
Newspapers ‑ The Winchester Times, The Daily Independent, April 1894 to June 11, 1925 (incomplete)
News clippings - World War II service women and men, 1942‑1945
Scrapbooks - news clippings of World War II service women and men, 1942‑1945, 2 items
PHOTOGRAPHS: Photographs and other images belonging to this collection may be accessed online through www.Pastperfectonline.com/.