Finding Aid to the George Henry Wilkinson Collection

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA 24501
(434) 846-0501
GEORGE HENRY WILKINSON (1889–

) COLLECTION

The collection includes financial, employment and insurance receipts, medical
receipts, correspondence, Christmas cards, toys and mementos, a Holmes Fourth Reader
published in 1894, a small religious book, probably from that same era, mementos from
College Hill Baptist Church, calendars, and many photographs and accompanying
negatives which are undated and whose subjects are unidentified. Also included in the
collection is a “Surgeon’s Certificate of Exemption” for George W. Goode, dated August
16, 1864.
BOX 1

1–1
1–2
1–3
1–4
1–5
1–6
1–7
1–8

Portraits
Little Theater
Goode, George W.
Medical receipts
Financial, employment and insurance
Correspondence
Christmas Cards
Miscellaneous

BOX 2

Photographs and negatives

BOX 3

Mementos

[BOX 4]

4–1
4–2
4–3

College Hill Baptist Church
Dalton’s Jewelry
Hall’s Pharmacy

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA 24501
(434) 846-0501
GEORGE HENRY WILKINSON (1889–

)

George Henry Wilkinson, son of B.H. Wilkinson, was born in 1889. He was
employed in Lynchburg, Virginia in various occupations throughout his life. He worked
for the Craddock-Terry Shoe Corporation, was a painter, a florist, and was employed as a
machinist at the Blue Buckle Overall Company.

MS1364

JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA 24501
(434) 846-0501
GEORGE HENRY WILKINSON (1889–

) COLLECTION

The collection includes financial, employment and insurance receipts, medical
receipts, correspondence, Christmas cards, toys and mementos, a Holmes Fourth Reader
published in 1894, a small religious book, probably from that same era, mementos from
College Hill Baptist Church, calendars, and many photographs and accompanying
negatives which are undated and whose subjects are unidentified. Also included in the
collection is a “Surgeon’s Certificate of Exemption” for George W. Goode, dated August
16, 1864.
[Detailed finding guide available with the collection.]

MS1364

Dublin Core

Title

Finding Aid to the George Henry Wilkinson Collection

Subject

finding aids
Wilkinson, George Henry, 1889-

Description

Finding aid to the George Henry Wilkinson Collection held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The collection includes receipts, correspondence, cards, mementos, books, calendars, photographs, photographic negatives, and other items from the late 1800s.

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Date

2023

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Format

pdf

Language

English

Identifier

MS1364FA

Citation

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.), “Finding Aid to the George Henry Wilkinson Collection,” Digital Collections, accessed July 14, 2024, https://digitaljones.omeka.net/items/show/423.