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
SCOPE AND CONTENT: The collection contains the personal and professional papers of Harry and Lee Lovett, including records from the Lovett Brothers Shoe Store, Attorney Lee Lovett, the Lovett Building, as well as papers on their civic and family life.
(1 box) Last updated 04/09.
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Harry Lovett founded and operated the Lovett Brothers Shoe Store at 165 N. Loudoun Street for 60 years. His wife, Lee Lovett, was the first female attorney in Winchester, and had her office in the building adjacent to the Lovett Brothers Shoe Store. The Lovetts were heavily involved in local civic activities, including the March of Dime, American Cancer Society, Rotary Club, Salvation Army, and the Northern Virginia Mental Health Association. Harry Lovett was also a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the Scottish Rite and the Shrine Acca Temple. Both passed away in 1987 and are buried in Baltimore.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Taken from the collection and the obituaries of Harry Lovett (September 22, 1987) and Lee Lovett (January 29, 1987) from the Winchester Star.
CITE AS: Harry and Lee Lovett Records #1671 Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.
Acca Temple ? Name tag, letter of appreciation, and five admission tickets to the Shrine
Circus, 1970, 5 items, printed
Bills and Receipts ? Miscellaneous bill and receipts from 1964-1977, 19 items, printed
Correspondence ? 1941-1977, 20 items
Lovett Brothers Shoe Store ? Miscellaneous documents from the store, 7 leaves,
Baltimore Shoe Show, Buyers Guide And Directory,
April 26-29, 1970, 20 pages printed
Lovett Building ? One booklet by Oakcrest Builders, 8 leaves, printed
Lovett, Joan and Michael ? 6items
Lovett, Lee, Attorney at Law ? Applications for State Law License, 1979-1981, 8 leaves, printed
Map ? 1976 map of Winchester, Frederick and Clarke Counties, 1 item, printed
Obituaries, Vital Records ? 16 leaves, printed, manuscript, and typescript
Rotary Club ? 2 leaves, typescript and manuscript
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