1. Guides to the Collection (Finding Aids)

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Title

1. Guides to the Collection (Finding Aids)

Subject

Finding aids for manuscript collections at Jones Memorial Library

Description

Descriptive lists of the contents in manuscript collections held in physical format at Jones Memorial Library. Please contact the library to inquire about access to the materials described in these finding aids.

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Date

2022

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Format

Portable Document File (pdf)

Language

English

Date Copyrighted

2022

Collection Items

Finding aid to the Anne Marshall Huston Collection held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The collection includes research notes and genealogical materials o the Clark, Marshall and allied families.

Finding Aid to the Village Presbyterian Church Sessional Records
Finding aid to the Village Presbyterian Church Sessional Records held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The record include minutes of sessional and congregational meetings held between 1825 and 1859. Also included are membership…

Finding Aid to the Goose Creek Baptist Church Minute Book
Finding aid to the Goose Creek Baptist Church Minute Book held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The minute book spans 1787 to 1821 and includes meetings from deacons' meetings of the church, formerly known as Morgan's Church.

Finding Aid to the Lynchburg, Virginia, On The James collection
Finding aid to the Lynchburg, Virginia, On The James scrapbook held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The scrapbook is a photocopy of an original item kept by a class taught by Charlotte Henry Lawson (1889-1963).

Finding Aid to the Mary Sampson Diuguid Papers
Finding aid to the Mary Sampson Diuguid Papers held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The papers include clippings, exhibit catalogs, correspondence, and photographs regarding Diuguid's work as an artist.

Finding Aid to the United Cigarette Machine Company Papers
Finding aid to the United Cigarette Machine Company Papers held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The papers include correspondence, reports, and articles about the company.

Finding Aid to the George Alexander Martin Papers
Finding aid to the George Alexander Martin Papers held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The collection on microfilm includes records and writing, scrapbooks, letters, and articles about the Confederacy and state politics

Finding Aid to the Lynchburg Federal Art Gallery Papers
Finding aid to the Lynchburg Federal Art Gallery Papers held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The papers include meeting minutes, notices, newspaper clippings and other items. The gallery was established in 1936 by the Virginia Art…

Finding Aid to the Bonsall Genealogy
Finding aid to the Bonsall Genealogy microfilm collection at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The collection includes a copy of the Bonsall genealogy history held at the Leach Collection of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

Finding Aid to the Proceedings of the Trustees of the Town of Lynchburg
Finding aid to the Proceedings of hte Trustees of the Town of Lynchburg held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The microfilmed collection includes minutes and proceedings spanning from 1787 to 1836.

Finding Aid to the Martha Rivers Adams Collection
Finding aid to the Martha Rivers Adams Collection held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The collection on microfilm includes Civil War records, correspondence, lists, maps and other materials assembled by Adams, a historian and…

Finding Aid to the Calista Rosser Cralle Long Journal
Finding aid to the Calista Rosser Cralle Long Journal held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The journal details Long's move from Campbell County, Virginia to Union County, Kentucky in 1836-1836.

Finding Aid to the Burford Family Account Books
Finding aid to the Burford Family Account Books held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The books include records of payments for coffins and burials in Amherst County, Virginia to undertakers Petticus D. Burford and William D.…

Finding Aid to the All American Soap Box Derby Scrapbook
Finding aid to the All American Soap Box Derby Scrapbook held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The scrapbook includes newspaper clippings and photographs about a soap box derby held in Lynchburg on 17 July 1949.

Finding Aid to the New London Academy Papers
Finding aid to the New London Academy Papers held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The papers include minutes, clippings, programs, newsletters, and physiology exam from the school in the 1800s and 1900s.

Finding Aid to the Friends of the Lynchburg Public Library Central Virginia Asian Affairs Study
Finding aid to the Friends of the Lynchburg Public Library Central Virginia Asian Affairs Study held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The collection includes correspondence and reports from a series of seminars, speeches and…

Finding Aid to the NSCDA Cemetery Survey
Finding aid to the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America cemetery survey held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The collection includes reports, newspaper articles, publications, and correspondence about an NSCDA survey…

Finding Aid to the Horatio Minor Davis Scrapbooks
Finding aid to the Horatio Minor Davis Scrapbooks held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The scrapbooks include materials related to the Hill City Lodge No. 183 Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, related families, and an 1888…

Finding Aid to The Mollie Clarkson Scrapbook
Finding aid to the Mollie Clarkson Scrapbook held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The scrapbook includes clippings, pictures, and notes from classmates at Hollins Institute in Roanoke, Virginia.

Finding Aid to the Mary Frances Watts Jones Papers
Finding aid to the Mary Frances Watts Jones Papers held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The collection includes scrapbooks, letters, and resolutions related to Jones Memorial Library, which was founded by Watts.

Finding Aid to the Wm. Fitzhugh Rose Book
Finding Aid to the Book Belonging to Wm. Fitzhugh Rose Taken From a Wagon in Retreat from Richmond. The book is held at Jones Memorial Library as Manuscript 2065. It belonged to Wm. Fitzhugh Rose and was abandoned in a wagon during a retreat from…

Finding Aid to the Letter From Will to Ma
Finding aid to the Letter From Will to Ma held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia.

The letter is from 1864 and was written from a soldier named Will who was at Bermuda Hundred, Virginia, presumably with the 11th Virginia Infantry…

Finding Aid to the Peter White Letters
Finding aid to the Peter White Letters held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia.

The letter are from Peter White to his cousins in the early 1800s.

Finding Aid to the Petitions to Andrew Johnson
Finding aid to the Petitions to Andrew Johnson held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia.

There are three petitions from Lynchburg residents to President Andrew Johnson, requesting him to be more liberal in amnesty to former…

Finding Aid to the Lynchburg Female Academy Certificates for Mallie Bohannon
Finding aid to the Lynchburg Female Academy Certificates for Mallie Bohannon held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Finding Aid to the Petition for Edmund & Dorothea Winston
Finding aid to the Petition for Edmund and Dorothea Winston held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The petition was filed in 1817 on behalf of Dorothea Dandridge, widow of Patrick Henry, who sought to remarry in violation of the…

Finding Aid to the Thomas J. Michie Letter
Finding aid to the Thomas J. Michie Letter held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia.

The letter is from Michie to John Thompson of Amherst Court House inquiring if Thompson is representing Colonel William Devoe in a suit involved Lord…

Finding Aid to the John Killinger Sermons
Finding aid to the John Killinger Sermons held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Killinger was pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Lynchburg; the sermons were preached by him between 1980 and 1986.

Finding Aid to the Georgiana T. Hudson Letters
Finding aid to the Georgiana T. Hudson Letters held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia.

There are two letters written to Hudson from Confederate soldiers held as prisoners of war in 1864 and 1865 during the American Civil War.

Finding Aid to the Mollie Hoover Letters
Finding aid to the Mollie Hoover Letters held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Two letters were written to Mollie in the late 1800s.
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