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 11/2010. Last revised 01/2020
ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.
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EXTENT: 1 volume
DATE: Circa 1860-1940
SCOPE AND CONTENT: The Middletown Scrapbook Collection contains a scrapbook of photographs of people and places in Middletown, Virginia. The photographs are unidentified and were probably taken in the late nineteenth to early twentieth century.
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Dr. Peter Senseny founded Middletown, Virginia around 1796. It was originally known as Senseny Town and is located about fifteen miles south of Winchester. The town was well known for its manufacture of clocks and watches.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Cartmell, T. K. Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants, A History of Frederick County, Virginia. Chesapeake Book Company, Berryville, VA, 1963.
CITE AS: Middletown Scrapbook Collection, 1673 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, Virginia.
ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift.
Scrapbook, circa 1860-1940, 1 volume (unnumbered pages) ; 14 cm
PHOTOGRAPHS: Photographs and other images belonging to this collection may be accessed online through http://handley.pastperfectonline.com/