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Solenberger Family Papers

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17

1780 THL

Inventory created by Archives Staff 06/2019. Last revised 06/2022.

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: 0.63 linear feet

CREATOR: Miller, Stauffer (Collector)

DATE: 1850-1939

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The Solenberger Family Papers contains materials concerning the Solenberger family covering a period between 1850 and 1939. The collection includes diaries written by Barbara Stauffer Solenberger between 1913 and 1920. Stauffer Miller, a descendant of Mrs. Solenberger, has transcribed the diaries and the collection includes his research notes.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: The Solenberger family have been land and business owners in the Winchester-Frederick County area since the mid-nineteenth century. Barbara Stauffer was born on July 18, 1840, in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. She married Noah Wingert Solenberger in 1861 and moved to Winchester with him and their two children in 1866. The Solenbergers subsequently had four more children.

CITE AS: Solenberger Family Papers, 1780 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.




Solenberger, Barbara Stauffer Diary Transcription (folder includes the following):
Transcript of Diary, vol 1, 1913, by Stauffer Miller, September 2000, 22 leaves, printed (photocopy) Introductory Remarks, 7 leaves, typescript
List of people mentioned in diary, used in explanatory remarks, 3 leaves, typescript

Solenberger, Barbara Stauffer Diary Transcription (folder includes the following items):
Transcript of Diary, vol 2, 1914, by Stauffer Miller, September 2000, 19 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
Explanatory Notes, 8 leaves, typescript

Solenberger, Barbara Stauffer Diary, January 1913 – November 21, 1915, manuscript

Solenberger, Barbara Stauffer Dairy, December 1915 – December 1920, p 1-276, manuscript

Solenberger Family Day Book, 1908-1939, manuscript

Letter from B.A. Solenberger, Saturday 5th, 1866 to father and mother, 4 pages, manuscript

Solenberger Family Census, Financial and Legal Forms, 5 items (21 leaves)

Solenberger Family Maps (Winchester area), 1 leaf, printed, 5 leaves printed (photocopy)

Solenberger Family Research Notes, 58 leaves, manuscript, (photocopy)


News Articles, unnumbered pages, printed, photocopied

Miscellaneous, 2 items

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