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Kabler House Histories Collection (MS082)

 Collection
Identifier: MS082
This collection contains the correspondence, reports, and research done by Dorothy Holcombe Kabler for Alexandria house histories. The research notes also contain copies of deeds, wills, marriage records, and ther legal material surrounding property ownership.

Dates

  • 1951-1965

Creator

Extent

.69 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Dorothy Holcombe Kabler researched house histories at the behest of owners and civic organizations (Old Town Civic Associations) for listing in the Alexandria Tour of Historic Houses. She worked in real estate, a law firm, newspaper advertising, and authored several books including A History of Burke and Herbert's Century of Service to Alexandria and Virginia, 1852-1952, The Story of Gadsby's Tavern, and Alexandria, Port on the Potomac.

Arrangement

The collection is organized alphabetically by street.
Title
Kabler House Histories Collection Finding Aid
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Local History and Special Collections Branch, Alexandria Library Repository

Contact:
717 Queen Street
Alexandria VA 22314 United States
703-746-1791