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Vance Family Association Collection

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

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

1214 THL

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.




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

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