Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society
P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
Inventory created by Archives Staff 12/86. Last revised 03/2021
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.
TECHNICAL ACCESS: Vance Family Newsletters are available in digital format (PDF) on a USB flash drive. Computer access is required to view these documents.
EXTENT: 0.42 linear feet
DATE: 1984 - 2019
SCOPE AND CONTENT: The Vance Family Association Collection contains correspondence, articles, membership lists, descendancy charts, and family trees for the Vance family. Copies of newsletters have been scanned and digitized and are available on a flash drive kept with the collection.
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Members of the Vance family established the Vance Family Association in 1984 to share information about their ancestry and to connect with other family members.
CITE AS: Vance Family Association Collection, 1214 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.
ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift.
Newsletters and Surname Indexes, includes current year volumes, printed, and volumes for 1985-2019, digitized (PDFs) on flash drive (in envelope); includes printed index
Jackson family lineage, 1 item, 3 leaves, typescript
The Rich Heritage, Being the Story of Harry and Annie Vance, by Joseph Harvey Vance, 74 pages, printed
Vance family–Comments on manuscript, compiled by William Hill Vance, May 1950, 72 leaves, typescript
Vance family–Condensed pedigrees, documentation list, and cross-reference list compiled/edited by Kathleen Corley Mason and Bruce V. Vance, March 1999, 75 pages, printed
Vance family–Correspondence, unnumbered items, typescript and manuscript
Vance family–Genealogy in Europe and America, plus notes, 23 leaves, typescript; 1 page, manuscript; 1 leaf, manuscript
Vance family–“Origins of,” n.d., 61 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
Vance, James (d.1751)–Descendants, Frederick County, VA, compiled by Virginia Vance Lovett, 1992, 47 leaves, typescript
Vance, J.H.–Letter from son W.H. Vance, Sept. 2, 1919, 5 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
Vance, Samuel–Genealogy, 17 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
Vance/Wentz Cousins Day, 20 leaves, manuscript, printed, typescript (photocopy)
White, Thomas–Story of son of James White, White’s Sulfur Springs, 7 leaves, typescript
PHOTOGRAPHS: Photographs and other images belonging to this collection may be accessed online through http://handley.pastperfectonline.com/