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Bettie L. Payne 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
archives@handleyregional.org
www.handleyregional.org

391 WFCHS

Inventory created by Archives Staff 12/84. Revised by staff 10/18.

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: 1 volume (102 pages) ; 31 cm, plus one folder

DATE:  1857-1871

SCOPE AND CONTENT:  The Bettie L. Payne Records consists of an account book, marked as volume 1, kept by Bettie L. Payne when she ran a girls’ school in the Brucetown-Wadesville area of Frederick County between 1857 and 1871. The account book contains a partial roster of students on page 99. There are a number of additional items, mostly receipts and statements of accounts for tuition and other supplies, newspapers clippings, and a small amount of correspondence.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL:  Census records for 1870 indicate that Bettie L. Payne was born around 1840 and resided in the Stonewall area of Frederick County.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Year: 1870; Census Place: Stonewall, Frederick, Virginia; Roll: M593_1648; Page: 154A; Family History Library Film: 553147

CITE AS: Bettie  L. Payne Collection, 391 WFCHS, Stewart Bell, Jr., Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift.

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1

Account book, Payne’s School, 1857-1871, 1 volume (102 pages) ; 31 cm

Miscellaneous Papers (folder contains the following):
Newspaper Clippings , 6 items, printed
Receipts and Statements of Account, 34 items, manuscript; and manuscript on printed form
Correspondence:
Program, Inorganic Chemistry, Georgetown College, Class of 1868, with envelope, printed
Calling card, Mrs. F. A. Strothers
Letter, J. Randolph Finley to Bettie L. Payne, Winchester, Va., October 21, 1889, 1 leaf, manuscript, with envelope
Letter, J. A. Clendenning to Bettie L. Payne, July 8, 1869, Mill Creek, W.Va., 1 leaf, manuscript, with envelope