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Dorothy McCann Rice 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

1390 WFCHS

Scope and Content: This collection is comprised of certificates, news clippings, poetry, and a scrapbook focusing mainly on World War II.
(1 box) Last updated 06/10.

Biographical/Historical: Dorothy McCann Rice compiled this collection.  She volunteered with the Winchester, VA Chapter of the American Red Cross at the beginning of World War II and served on the board of directors for  30 years and as deputy treasurer for 49 years.

Bibliography: Northern Virginia Daily, Wednesday, October 29, 1986

Cite As: Dorothy McCann Rice Collection, 1390 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.


Box 1

Certificates of Appreciation--Dorothy McCann Rice, 2 leaves, typescript on printed form
American Red Cross, October 29, 1964
Veterans Administration, May 10, 1953

Certificate of appointment for Harry McCann, her brother, to work with Selective Service Board, February 11, 1949, 1 leaf, typescript on printed form

Dance Cards – Shenandoah Valley Club, Christmas German Dances, VPI,  1929-1931,         3 items, printed

Manual of the Presbyterian Church, Winchester, VA, 1910, 1 booklet, printed (Kent St and Loudoun St Presbyterian Churches merged in 1900 and had not named their new church by 1910 which explains why this church has no name).

News clippings, cartoons (including articles on the Byrd Family, World War II, launching of John Glenn, Duke and Duchess of Windsor), 40 items, printed

Poetry--various authors, focuses on World War II, 14 leaves, typescript

Programs to Plays, 1909-1910. from western states, 6 leaves, printed

Scrapbook--news articles, focuses on World War II, local people, and events, 150 pages