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
SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains handwritten research notes of Oren Frederic Morton, the author of numerous county histories of the Shenandoah Valley and West Virginia.
(1 box) Last updated 04/10.
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Oren Frederic Morton (1857-1926) wrote county histories of Bath, Allegheny, Rockbridge, and Highland County, VA, He also wrote a history of Pendleton County, WV. During the early 1920s the Kiwanis Club of Winchester, VA commissioned Morton to write a book on Winchester. This book, his last, was published in 1925. He is buried at Mount Hebron Cemetery in Winchester, VA.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Taken from The Story of Winchester in Virginia by Oren Frederic Morton, and the Mount Hebron Cemetery Collection #84, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA.
CITE AS: Oren Frederic Morton Papers #572, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.
Historical Gleaning in the Virginias by Oren Frederic Morton, 200 pages, manuscript
Research Notes (Daybook P-1, 1910-1923, 141 pages, manuscript
Research Notes (Daybook P-2), 1910-1923, 144 pages, manuscript
Researcher Notes (Daybook R-G), 1910-1923, 143 pages, manuscript