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 10/83. Last revised 03/18.
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.
SCOPE AND CONTENT: The Gerald Patrick Collection contains family papers and memorabilia from the late 1800s. Included are genealogical notes, family bible records, school papers of the Dunbar Female Institute in Winchester, VA, with a list of names of the senior class of 1871, a recipe book, and notes from an 1876 prayer book. The genealogical notes and family bible notes are for the Dangerfield, McCormick, and Parker families.
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Mrs. Gerald Patrick is the donor of this collection. She is a resident of York, Pennsylvania.
CITE AS: Mrs. Gerald Patrick Collection, 31 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archive, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.
ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift.
Dangerfield Family genealogical material, Parker, Bathurst, and Merriwether Families of Virginia, 7 leaves, typescript
McCormick, Charlotte, family bible records, 7 leaves, manuscript, printed/photocopy
McCormick family bible records, 18 leaves, manuscript/typescript, photocopies
McCormick family genealogical notes, 1 page, manuscript; 2 leaves, typescript (mimeograph)
McCormick descendant line
McCormick, Maggie ‑ school papers, Dunbar Female Institute, 6 items, manuscript
Essay, "The World and Its Amusements," 6 leaves
Essay, "Beauties of Nature," 12 leaves
Essay, "Prayer Book," 4 pages
Essay, “Life in Fiction,” 5 pages
Composition book – last graduating class, Dunbar Female Institute, September 1870 – June 1871, essays, notes from friends, names of senior class, 50 pages
Parker Family genealogical material, memoir of Parker Family of Virginia, 5 pages, manuscript, 8 leaves, typescript
Recipe book with index, 1 item, 94 pages, manuscript
2 loose recipes, manuscript
Stoddart, W. P. ‑ Notes from prayer book, 1876, 8 leaves, typescript/manuscript (photocopy)