Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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
SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains the minutes, newsletters, board meeting agendas, bylaws, and publicity material pertaining to the Shenandoah Valley Genealogical Society headquartered in Winchester, VA.
(2 boxes) Last updated 04/15.
BIOGRPAHICAL/HISTORICAL: The Shenandoah Valley Genealogical Society had its first meeting on November 5, 2003, and has been hosting society meetings, as well as conferences, ever since. The purpose of the Society shall be to encourage the affiliation of persons interested in the pursuit of their ancestral heritage and to promote fellowship and cooperation among them and to stimulate and provide instruction in the use of genealogical research methodology and adherence to standards of accuracy and thoroughness in genealogical research.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Taken from the collection.
CITE AS: Shenandoah Valley Genealogical Society, 1550 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.
Archives Material Fund – 1 leaf and 1 envelope, typescript
Beginning Genealogy – 13 leaves, printed
Bylaws – 8 leaves, typescript
Correspondence – unnumbered leaves, typescript (photocopy)
Finances -- IRS
Membership, 2003, 2010 – forms, list, 7 leaves, printed
Minutes, 2003-2006 – unnumbered leaves, typescript
Minutes, 2007-2010 – unnumbered leaves, typescript
Minutes, 2011- -- unnumbered leaves, typescript
Position Descriptions – 23 leaves, typescript
Program Booking Guidelines, 1 leaf, typescript
Society Strategies – Federation of Genealogical Societies, Austin, TX
August, 1991 Feb., 2000
August, 1997 Sept., 2000
Dec., 1998 Sept., 2003
August, 1999 2004
State Corporation Commission Report, 2004-present – unnumbered leaves, typescript and printed
Tylor, Dola – Ruth C. Bishop Award from Federation of Genealogical Society, August 3, 2005 – unnumbered leaves, printed and typescript
VGS/SVGA Conference, October, 2009 – unnumbered leaves, typescript and printed
Newsletters, 2005-2010 – unnumbered leaves, printed Last newsletter was published September 2010.
Proof of Book – Burials of Grace Lutheran and German Reformed Churches with Mount Hebron Cemetery of Winchester, Virginia co-edited by Susan McCabe and Bridget K. Bailey, 114 leaves, printed, 12 leaves, printed, 1 color scan
Programs, 2004-2007 – unnumbered leaves, typescript
Programs 2008-2010 – unnumbered leaves, typescript
Programs 2001-present – unnumbered leaves, typescript
Publicity – News clipping, press releases, unnumbered leaves, typescript and printed