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Family papers

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Personal papers of members of a single family; usually of parents and their children, but sometimes including papers of spouses and their families as well.

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Barnhart Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0237
Abstract The Barnhart Family Papers, 1836-1944, is comprised of assorted documents chiefly relating to the Barnhart family of New Hope, Virginia in Augusta County, particularly George Barnhart II and his son Gideon Barnhart. Materials include correspondence, bills, receipts and invoices, deeds, and envelopes. The collection also includes many documents concerning the estate of George Barnhart II. There are also materials within this collection pertaining to persons not directly related to the...
Dates: 1836-1944

Blackley Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0232
Abstract

The Blackley Family Papers, 1830-2016, consists of hundreds of letters that span from 1830 to 2011; diaries; official United States, Confederate, and Texas documents; literary works; newspaper clippings; postcards; ephemera; and photographs. These papers document the related Scott, Bassett, Blackley, Hoge, Matthews, and Nix families of Texas and Staunton, Virginia.

Dates: 1830 - 2016

Bowman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0159
Abstract

The Bowman Family Papers, 1765-1998, consisting of one box and one flat folder, contain various documents related to John Bowman, and his descendants David, Joseph, Alpheus, Solon, and others. These documents include deeds and indentures pertaining to land granted to John Bowman, as well as wills and financial records, and records pertaining to the construction of a new Rader’s Church, 1878-1879.

Dates: 1765-1998

Brown Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0072
Abstract

The Brown Family Papers, 1872-1919, consist of correspondence and other materials pertaining to the Brown Family of the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. Also included are photographs, printing blocks, and a typescript copy of Johannes Braun's 1818 "Treatise on slavery and serfdom."Johannes Braun or John Brown, born 1771 in Germany and later settling in the Shenandoah Valley, became the leading minister of the German Reformed Church in Virginia.

Dates: 1872-1919

Catlett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0276
Abstract

The Catlett Family Papers, 1850-1933 (bulk 1901-1929), consists of two boxes containing the correspondence, personal financial records, and ephemera of the Catlett Family of Staunton, Virginia.

Dates: 1850-1933; Majority of material found within 1901-1929

Cleveland Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0043
Abstract

The Cleveland Family Papers, 1880-1958, are comprised primarily of photographs of Elizabeth and Annie Cleveland and other Cleveland family members. Additional materials include documents related to the deaths of Annie and Elizabeth Cleveland.

Dates: 1880-1958

Cushing Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0263
Abstract

The Cushing Family Papers, 1843-1894, are comprised chiefly of correspondence between members of Edwin M. and Bettie Cushing’s immediate and extended family. Additional papers related to Edwin M. Cushing’s appointments to local masonic lodges are included.

Dates: 1843-1894

Davis, Kline, and Hutton Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0241
Abstract

The Davis, Kline, and Hutton Family Papers, 1816-1977, are comprised of correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, legal documents, and miscellaneous papers relating to Charles L. Davis of Singers Glen, Virginia and his descendants. Some documents are seemingly unrelated to the aforementioned families, but concern other local persons.

Dates: 1816-1977

Dudley and Rexrode Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0213
Abstract

Personal papers and ledgers relating to the Dudley and Rexrode families of Augusta County, Virginia. Included in this collection are the receipts, invoices, and tax documents of Edward Alexander Dudley; ledgers from the practice and pharmacy of Dr. Charles Pinkey Rexrode; ledgers from the agricultural business of Arthur B. Dudley; family photographs; and documents from the Mossy Creek Presbyterian Church in Mt. Solon, Virginia.

Dates: 1873-2005

Eldon Bowman collection of Bowman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0328
Abstract

The Eldon Bowman Collection of Bowman Family Papers, 1797-2019, comprises genealogical materials (photocopied and original), correspondence, and family papers related to the Bowman family of Rockingham County, Virginia specifically the Eli Martin Bowman (1861-1950) and Amanda Hollar Bowman (1865-1936) line.

Dates: 1797 - 2019

Garber and Logan family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0315
Abstract

The Garber and Logan Family Papers, 1846-1949, comprise personal receipts of Joseph Garber, genealogy of the Garber Family, and photographs likely taken by John and Emma Logan.

Dates: 1846-1949

Grove Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0292
Abstract

The Grove Family Papers, 1884-1932, consists of correspondence and ephemera from the Grove Family of Luray in Page County, Virginia.

Dates: 1884-1932

Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0117
Abstract

This collection consists of approximately 1,700 items, in six boxes and one flat folder, and covers the dates 1740-1950. The collection is comprised of a very wide variety of legal, governmental, business, school, and church records, as well as personal papers, all primarily from the Central Shenandoah Valley (Rockingham, Shenandoah, Augusta, and Page counties). Most are originals, but some facsimiles are included.

Dates: 1740-1950

Heatwole Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0252
Abstract

The Heatwole Family Papers, 1838-2001, document descendants of David Heatwole (1767-1842). The collection documents the Virginia Heatwoles, specifically those of Mt. Clinton and Dale Enterprise, as well as the Trumbos of Fulks Run. Materials include correspondence, financial records, personal papers, photographs, and ephemera.

Dates: 1838-2001

Hedrick Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0171
Abstract

The Hedrick Family Papers, 1856-1959, consist of financial documents, correspondence and digitized account books, and miscellaneous documents belonging to the Hedrick family of the Elkton and McGaheysville Virginia area.

Dates: 1856-1959

Henkel Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0099
Abstract

The Henkel Family Papers consists of two Hollinger boxes and one oversize box, and spans a period from 1783 to 1916. The bulk of the collection consists of letters, religious documents, and newspapers and advertisements published by the Henkel Press of New Market, Virginia. Also included are some Henkel family history materials and business documents, and miscellaneous secular materials.

Dates: 1783-1916

Henkel Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0253
Abstract

The Henkel Family Papers, 1801-2008, document the influential Henkel family of Rockingham and Shenandoah counties in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. The collection, primarily documenting the Siram and Margaret Koiner Henkel line of the family, is comprised of correspondence, personal and financial papers, and genealogical research materials.

Dates: 1801-2008

Liskey Collection of Heavner Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0184
Abstract The Liskey Collection of Heavner Family Papers, 1788-1967, consists of one box (.4 cubic feet) of personal correspondence, business and personal financial records, and various other items pertaining to the William Heavner family, documented through the maternal side: William Heavner, Evaline Heavner Aubrey, Dorcas Aubrey Breneman (also spelled Brenneman), and Mae Breneman Liskey. Other names represented are Hughes, Brake, Dove, Hess, and Trumbo, among others. The collection is arranged...
Dates: 1788-1967

Manley Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0085
Abstract

The Manley Family Papers, 1707-1953, consist of various documents pertaining to the Manley family's personal, genealogical, and business activities, covering several Virginia and West Virginia counties. Included in the collection are letters written by family members and an assortment of legal papers detailing taxes and land deeds.

Dates: 1707-1953

Margaret B. Burruss Collection of Scott and Saufley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0118
Abstract

The Margaret B. Burruss Collection of Scott and Saufley Family Papers, 1786-1912, 1991, is comprised of correspondence, transcripts, photographs, and the Hanna family Bible.

Dates: 1786-1912; 1991

Mr. and Mrs. James Hoover Collection of Strickler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0098
Abstract

This collection deals mainly with the Strickler family of Massanutten, Egypt Bend, and Luray, Virginia, along with a few other related families.

Dates: 1776-1963

Ruth and Lowell Toliver Collection of Newman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0313
Abstract

The Ruth and Lowell Toliver Collection of Newman Family Papers, circa 1875-2005, comprises a manuscript, writings, personal papers, photograph facsimiles, church records, and correspondence related to George A. Newman (1855-1944), his daughter Ruby Newman Temple (1898-1983), his grandson Austin Gerald Harris (1941-2005), and Harrisonburg's Northeast Neighborhood and Newtown.

Dates: circa 1875-2005

Sheetz and Dellinger family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0317
Abstract

The Sheetz and Dellinger Family Papers, 1870s-1950s, comprises 92 photographs, two Edinburg High School diplomas, an assortment of school report cards and other papers, and various miscellaneous materials pertaining to James S. Sheetz, Frances Dellinger Sheetz, and their family and friends.

Dates: 1870-1950

Shuler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0071
Abstract

The Shuler Family Papers, 1893-1930, are comprised of one scrapbook of recipes and home remedies, three ledgers, and one State Normal School course notebook created by the Shuler family of Port Republic, Virginia.

Dates: 1893-1930

Snyder Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0204

Stephens and Yount Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0251
Abstract

The Stephens and Yount Family Papers, 1812-1991 (bulk 1812-1938), primarily document the Richard Stephens family of Rockingham County, Virginia and his descendants. Materials include correspondence, receipts, financial documents, indentures, deeds, and ephemera.

Dates: 1812-1991; Majority of material found within 1812-1938

Thompson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0246
Abstract

The Thompson Family Papers, 1869-1944, document the lives of Benjamin F. Thompson and his immediate family. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, a weather journal, financial and legal documents, genealogical notes, and family photographs.

Dates: 1869-1944

Varner Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0129
Abstract

The Varner Family Papers, 1774-1933, documents the Varner family of Page County, Virginia with particular emphasis on correspondence, legal and financial documents, and documents relating to their distillery business.

Dates: 1774-1933

Virginia Wise Breen Collection of Flook Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0104
Abstract

This collection contains one 1861 letter from M.H. Flook, one 1863 certificate of discharge for W. Christian Flook, and one 1842 letter from Caswell Freeman. Collection contains both transcriptions and originals.

Dates: 1842-1863

Wampler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0150
Abstract

The Wampler Family Papers contain family items, legal and financial documents, and agricultural information related to the Wampler family in Dayton, Virginia.

Dates: 1798-1962