Sibert and Denny Jewelers Records

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
archives@handleyregional.org
www.handleyregional.org

685 THL

Inventory created by Archives Staff 9/1999. Last revised 03/2019.

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EXTENT: 1 volume (var. pag) ; 37 cm, plus one folder

DATE: 1901 - 1915

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The Sibert and Denny Jewelers Records consists of a ledger kept from 1901 to 1915 belonging to the business Sibert and Denny Jewelers of Winchester, Va. Several pages have been torn out.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Sibert and Denny Jewelers was located at 145 N. Loudoun Street, Winchester, VA. They were dealers in watches, clocks, silverware, and jewelry. James W. Sibert and Robert A. Denny owned this business, and, according to Winchester, VA City Directories, they were in business from 1898/99 until 1917. After Sibert died in 1914, Mifflin Clowe Sr. became Denny’s partner. Denny died in 1917 and the store was renamed Clowe Jewelry Store.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Directory of Winchester, Virginia, 1898-1899, 1922-24. Enterprise Printing Company; Robert A Denny obiturary. April 11, 1917. Winchester Evening Star. J. W. Sibert obituary. January 28, 1914. Winchester Evening Star; Winchester, Virginia City Directory, 1914-1915. Piedmont Directory Company.

CITE AS: Sibert and Denny Jewelers Records, 685 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA.

ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1

Ledger book, Sibert and Denny Jewelers, 1901-1915, 37 cm, manuscript

Newspaper Clippings, 5 items, printed (photocopy)