Gloucester County (Va.)--History--20th century
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Original newspapers privately printed in Gloucester, Virginia by Douglas P. Smith on a child’s Swiftset printing press. Most are one page. Issue sizes vary from 3.5 x 5.5 to 7 x 7.5.
Also included are personal papers of Douglas P. Smith and two June 1945 editions of a newsletter, "The Gloucester Pointer.”
Minute book, 1920-21, of the Mollie Jones Circle of the King's Daughters, Gloucester County, Virginia.
Minute book of the North River Circle, Ware Parish, of the King's Daughters, Gloucester County, Virginia. It is the first minute book of the organization. Includes citations to the Circle for seventy-five and eighty years of service and a typescript history. "History of the North River Circle of the King's Daughters and Sons, International 1895-1973" by Christine Dutton Harper, 1971.
Photographs, postcards, election material and family material of the Roane Family of Gloucester County, Virginia. Collection centers on the Roane Family, but also has material on Gloucester, Virginia organizations such as the Historical Society and Virginia organizations, such as the Clerk of Courts Association, and regional organizations, such as the Rotary Club.
Two photograph albums and marriage service booklet of John E. Taliaferro (1896-1982) and his wife Elizabeth Farinholt Taliaferro (1910-1983) of Gloucester, Virginia. Includes photos of "Hockley" in Ware Neck, Gloucester County, home of Richard Philip Taliaferro"
Also letters and accounts, 1832, 1869, and undated, of the Warner Throckmorton Taliaferro family and a history of "Dunham Massie" by Spotswood H. Jones.
Collection includes letter, 1910, from Rev. William Byrd Lee, Gloucester C. H., Virginia to Richard P. Taliaferro], stating his willingness to present Taliaferro to the Bishop for confirmation and explaining where to find necessary instruction for confirmation. Includes a "Book of Common Prayer" which was presented to Taliaferro by F. L. J. (otherwise unidentified).