Finding aid to the Frances B. Robertson Scrapbooks

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA 24501
(434) 846-0501
FRANCES BRADLEY ROBERTSON (1890-1966) SCRAPBOOKS
The collection includes scrapbooks about the Huguenot Society and about Jamestown,
Virginia. Also included is a scrapbook with genealogy columns from the Virginia
Gazette and a general scrapbook, mostly about World War II. The scrapbooks were
compiled by Frances B. ROBERTSON, of Lynchburg, Virginia.
[BOX 1] Scrapbook, Genealogy Columns (Virginia Gazette)
[BOX 2] Scrapbook, Huguenot Society of Founders of Manakin Town in the Colony of
Virginia; Miscellaneous collection, Huguenots
[BOX 3] Scrapbook, Jamestown, Virginia
[BOX 4] Scrapbook (1941-1953)

FRANCES B. ROBERTSON (1890-1966)
Frances Bradley ROBERTSON, daughter of Rev. Nicholas Hill ROBERTSON and
Mary Sampson WALKER, was born 23 April 1890 in Charles City County, Virginia.
She attended Randolph-Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg, Virginia, as a special
student in 1930 and again in 1935. A genealogist and historian, she was a member of the
Susanne Rochet Chapter, Huguenot Society of Founders of Manakin Town in the Colony
of Virginia, and held the office of Recording Secretary for the Virginia society. She was
also a member of the Lynchburg Historical Society.
Frances B. ROBERTSON died 17 November 1966 in Lynchburg and was buried in
the Spring Hill Cemetery.
[Notes of Ella V. Robertson, MSS, Jones Memorial Library, Lynchburg, Va.; Obituary, Lynchburg News,
18 November 1966, Sect. B, p. 4 col. 1; "Marriage of Nicholas Hill Robertson and Mary Sampson Walker,
3 July 1888," Marriage Register, Lynchburg, VA, Book 3, p. 84; Register of Graduates and Former
Students 1893-1941 (Lynchburg: Randolph-Macon Woman's College, 1941), p. 148.]

MS1144

Dublin Core

Title

Finding aid to the Frances B. Robertson Scrapbooks

Subject

Finding aids
Robertson, Frances B. (ca. 1890-1966)
Scrapbooks
Hugenot Society

Description

Finding aid to the Frances B. Robertson Scrapbooks held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. Included are scrapbooks about the Hugenot Society and Jamestown, Virginia.

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Date

2023

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Format

PDF file

Language

English

Identifier

MS1144FA

Citation

George M. Jones Memorial Library, “Finding aid to the Frances B. Robertson Scrapbooks,” Digital Collections, accessed May 22, 2024, https://digitaljones.omeka.net/items/show/167.