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Box Manuscripts Oversize Box 17

 Container

Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:

Medium Oversize, 1914-1985

 Sub-Series — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 17, Folder: 1
Identifier: id170245
Scope and Contents Mostly diplomas and certificates of Bishop Bentley and Mrs. Bentley, including Mrs. Bentley's high school diploma, United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) and Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) membership certificates, and Bishop Bentley's certificates as Deacon, Priest, and Bishop, honorary degrees, and items received in Japan (written in Japanese) in 1949. Also photograph of Bracken House in Williamsburg, where the Bentleys resided, 1929-1939.

Oversize materials

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 17, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous records from the Gloucester County, Virginia Clerk of Circuit Court Office.

Family tree including many Blands; also includes a letter from Howson Coles, Senior Librarian of the Department of Manuscript Cataloging at the Virginia Historical Society, to the Reverend L. P. Bland.