Mary Miller Wolfe Collection

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

1661 THL

Inventory created by Archives Staff 10/2008. Last revised 02/2019.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.

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EXTENT: 0.42 linear feet

CREATOR: Wolfe, Mary Miller, 1926-2004

DATE:  1840-1966

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The Mary Miller Wolfe Collection contains a variety of materials that she compiled during mid-1800s to mid-1900s. Most of the materials concern the Miller and Henkel families and include photographs and drawings, news clippings, certificates of marriage and naturalization, as well as a stock share and business correspondence for Abraham Miller.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Mary Miller Wolfe was born January 28, 1926 in Winchester, VA, the daughter of the Joseph P. and Mary Edith Hicks Miller, and died June 10, 2004. She is buried in Mount Hebron Cemetery.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Obituary of Mary Miller Wolfe, The Winchester Star, June 12, 2004.

CITE AS: Mary Miller Wolfe Collection, 1661 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.




Calling cards, undated, 2 items

Request for donation to Sesquicentennial Memorial Fund from Abraham H. Miller, 2 items, printed

News articles : (1) Roanoke Times, 1 Oct., 1898, (2) Jefferson Republican, 30 Nov., 1947, 2 items, printed

Shenandoah Valley Agricultural Society Stock Share belonging to A. H. Miller, 1 item, printed

Booklet, Shenandoah Valley National Bank: “A Century of Service, 1866 – 1966,” 1 item, printed

 Oath of Allegiance of C. E. Miller, 1863, 1 item


Framed photograph of Helena Anna Maria Henkel, daughter of Dr. Solomon Henkel, wife of Reverend David M. Henkel, born September 18, 1822 and died February 15, 1874, circa 1860, 1 photograph in oval frame

Picture frame with identification information for Abraham Miller (original mixed media photograph of Abraham Miller filed with Photos – People – Miller, Abraham)



Certificate of Marriage for William E. Smith and Georgiana L. Romsbury, January 1877.

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