Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
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Tabb, George E. Jr. Collection, 1153 THL
This collection consists of letter books (1863) kept by Col. William Banksdale Tabb, Commander, 59th VA Inf. Reg., CSA and "The Complete Journal of Emily (Emma) Miller Tabb," July 15, 1899 to April 9, 1900. The letter books were transcribed and indexed.
Tailor’s Account Book, 396 WFCHS
This collection contains an account book kept by an unidentified tailor of Winchester, Virginia.
Taylor Hotel Collection, 1145 THL
This collection contains reports and news articles from 1859 to the present concerning the historic Taylor Hotel in Winchester, Virginia. The first hotel located at the site opened in 1755. It has passed through several owners since then, and was once considered one of the finest hotels in the region.
Teen Age Club (TAC) Collection, 1675 THL
The collection contains the scrapbook of the TAC (Teen Age Club) of Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia. The scrapbook has a variety of pictures, newspaper articles, letters, and memorabilia from the club dating from the late 1950s to the late 1960s.
Thorne, Charles. Collection, 1537 WFCHS
This collection is comprised of two books designed and written by graphics artist Charles R. Thorne of Winchester, VA.
Thrasher, Joel. Collection, 1579 THL
This collection contains genealogical material pertaining to the Thrasher, Kerby, and Lines families. The material covers from 1710 to 1957 and was compiled by Joel Thrasher, c. 2000. Richard Thrasher was born about 1710 in Sussex, England, and died in 1768 in Frederick County, VA.
Tire Fire Collection, 1362 THL
This collection contains copies of the numerous reports, test results, recommendations, and actions taken to contain and modify the pollution engendered by the Rhinehart Tire Fire which began on October 31, 1983, when a fire started in a dump owned by Mr. Paul Rhinehart in Winchester, VA.
Tischler, Allan. Collection, 208 WFCHS/THL
This collection contains extensive information about the American Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Diaries, maps, corps information of both of the CSA and the USA, African Americans in the war, photographs and microfilm are included. Many of the records are categorized by state and military leader. Included are news articles about the war in general, the Valley Campaign of 1864, and certain battles. Drafts of Mr. Tischler’s book, The History of the Harper’s Ferry Expedition…, are part of this collection.
Top of Virginia Regional Chamber Records, 516 WFCHS/THL
This collection contains information relating to the Top of Virginia Regional Chamber, including promotional literature, annual reports, calendars, membership rosters, business information, and the Chamber’s history. The Winchester-Frederick County Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1917 to promote businesses and prosperity in Winchester and Frederick County, VA.
Triplett, Ralph. Collection, 297 WFCHS
This collection contains an article by local genealogist Ralph Triplett(1898-1984) about Bee Tree Cuts and three books on Back Creek Valley of Frederick County, Virginia ; books two and three appear not to have been published. There are also three books on Hampshire County, WV Cemeteries, including numerous hand-written entries collected after the original publication (1974-1978).
Trout, Issac and Jacob. Papers, 1212 THL
This collection contains business and personal correspondence (1825-1869), ledgers (1821-1872), demand notes (1831-1860), and an indenture (1823) concerning the Trout Family of Front Royal, VA. Also included is a paper entitled, "Issac and Jacob Trout Papers" (1992) by Connie Conte and other miscellaneous papers.
Trussel, Elizabeth Lucas Sheetz Little. Collection, 1001 THL
This collection includes application forms for the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Daughters of the American Revolution, as well as genealogical information on the Osbourne, Mackenzie/McKinny, Rush, Lucas, and Koontz/Coontz/Cooch families.
Tucker, Henry St. George. Family Collection, 1477 WFCHS/THL
This collection contains copies of speeches given, articles written by and about Henry St. George Tucker III (1853-1932) and John Randolph Tucker (1823-1897), two prominent members of Virginia and Maryland governments.
Turner Ashby Camp #22 of Confederate Veterans Papers, 302 WFCHS
This collection contains the records of the Turner Ashby Camp #22 of Confederate Veterans of Winchester, VA. The papers also include extensive primary source material from the court-martial of Pvt. James Miller, 12th Virginia Cavalry who was executed for shooting his company commander, Captain Henderson in 1861.
Turner Ashby Camp Guard Records, 1604 WFCHS
This collection contains three applications to the Turner Ashby Camp Guard, an attendance roll from 1899. The Turner Ashby Camp Guard was a short-lived organization for the Sons of Confederate veterans.
Turner Ashby Society Collection, 1542 THL
The Turner Ashby Society Collection contains the society’s newsletters published in Richmond, Va. The Tom Telegraph covers the years 1996-2003. Biographical/Historical: The Turner Ashby Society was incorporated in the fall of 1996 to study the life of Turner Ashby. The organization dissolved on December 31, 2003.
Turner, Ellsworth. Collection, 204 THL
This collection contains material relating to local black history including articles, news clippings and photos. Most of the information pertains to the 20th Century; however, some dates back to the Civil War. The material is divided in half with the first part being biographical sketches of 34 people and the second half, information on organizations, schools, churches, and other establishments of the local black community.
Tylor, Dola S. Collection, 63 WFCHS
This collection contains indexes and associated lists of births, deaths, and wills recorded from the original Winchester City court records. Also included are genealogical materials on Frederick County families, muster rolls and questionnaires of Civil War regiments, and other miscellaneous materials including marriages from the "Journal of Dr. Alexander Balmain."
Tyson, Richard. Family Bible, 1078 THL
This collection is comprised of the Richard Tyson Family Bible, which includes marriages, births and deaths of the Tyson family from 1860 to 1920.