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Mrs. Gerald Patrick Collection

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
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 10/2020.

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.

DATE: 1870-1987

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The Mrs. 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.




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 (folder contains the following):  
McCormick family, 1 page, manuscript
McCormick descendant line, 2 leaves, typescript

McCormick, Maggie ‑ school papers, Dunbar Female Institute (folder contains the following):
Final composition, “Lost to Sight, to Memory Dear,” 10 leaves, manuscript
Essay, "The World and Its Amusements," 6 leaves, manuscript
Essay, "Beauties of Nature," 12 leaves, manuscript
Essay, "Prayer Book," 4 pages, manuscript
Essay, “Life in Fiction,” 5 pages, manuscript
Composition book – last graduating class, Dunbar Female Institute, September 1870 – June 1871, essays, notes from friends, names of senior class, 50 pages, manuscript

Parker Family genealogical material, memoir of Parker Family of Virginia, 5 pages, manuscript, 8 leaves, typescript

Recipe book with index (folder contains the following):
Recipe book, 1 item, 94 pages, manuscript
News clippings
Loose recipes, 2 leaves, manuscript

Stoddart, W. P. ‑ Notes from prayer book, 1876, 8 leaves, typescript/manuscript (photocopy)

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