The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Handley Regional Library (VA). Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
100 W. Piccadilly St.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 540-662-9041, ext. 17
Repository URL: http://www.handleyregional.org/handley/services.asp?loc=5
Repository code: viwn
Repository description (CRHP): This public library serves Winchester, Frederick, and Clarke counties in Virginia.
Repository description (extant): What we have in Archives:
*Extensive collection of materials on the people, places and events of the Lower Shenandoah Valley from 1732 to the present. The focus of the collection is Winchester and Frederick County.
*Over 4000 published books: abstracts of county court records, county histories, genealogies, regimental histories, and studies of battles from the French and Indian War to the Civil War.
*Newspapers from 1787 to the present, (incomplete). Some titles have been microfilmed; however none are indexed.
*Census collection with all available United States Census records for the Lower Shenandoah Valley from 1790 to 1930.
*Over 600 linear feet of manuscripts and ephemera, maps, photographs, and oral history tapes.
*Manuscript collections and published books appear in the library's online catalog.
The Archives Room is jointly operated by the Handley Regional Library and Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society.
Repository type: Public Library
World War II collection [of Winchester-Frederick County, Va]
[Civil rights oral history interviews]