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Preservation of Historic Winchester 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

875 THL

Scope and Content: This collection is comprised of records and notes of Preservation of Historic Winchester Inc., Winchester, VA, USA. The information is mainly newspaper clippings, brochures, etc. on the activities of the organization along with the general Tables 1-16 Real Estate Property Survey of Winchester, March 1936.
(2 boxes) Last updated 01/16.

Biographical/Historical: Preservation of Historic Winchester Inc. was incorporated in 1964 with the goal of “safeguarding the heritage of the city and assuring a quality of life for tomorrow represented by the best of Winchester’s past.”

Cite As: Preservation of Historic Winchester Collection, 875 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.


Box 1

Annual report, 1988, 1 item, 19 pages, printed; and annual meeting agenda and minutes, 3 pages, photocopy

Potato Hill Street Festival, 1989, flyer; 1 item, printed

Preservation of Historic Winchester House Tour, 1986, news clippings, unnumbered items

Preservation of Historic Winchester House Tour—December 5-6, 2015; 1 item, 14 pages, printed

Preservation of Historic Winchester - news clippings, unnumbered items

Officers, board members, committees, 1989-1990, 4 leaves, photocopy

Preservation of Historic Winchester newsletter, 1984-1988, 20 items

Sign study, Winchester, 1979

Walking Tour of Historic Winchester, 2 items
Draft copy, 24 pages, typescript, ca. 1976
Brochure, 20 pages, 1976, printed

Preservation of Historic Winchester’s 31st Annual Holiday House Tour “Something Old, Something New”—December 2, 2007; admission ticket, 1 leaf, printed

Holiday House Tour 30th Annual “All Around Town” brochure—December 2-3, 2006, 1 leaf, printed

“Celebrating 50 Years: 1964-2014”, 1 booklet, 4 pages, printed

“Celebrating 50 Years: 1964-2014” Preservation of Historic Winchester information card—September 19, 2014, 1 item, printed

Preservation of Historic Winchester, Summer 2014, Vol. 37, No. 3—Newsletter describing the 50th Anniversary on September 19, 2014, 1 item, 4 leaves, printed

Box 2

Works Progress Administration - Winchester Block Survey Business survey pages
Winchester Enumeration District (A-B)
Winchester Enumeration District (C-D)
Real Property Survey - General Tables, March 1936, printed, paper-bound
Final tabulations, 2 items
Block tabulations, 2 items

Newspapers - national bicentennial celebration