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Alexandria, Virginia City Records (MS019)

Identifier: MS019
Content Description The collection contains reports, correspondence, account books, minutes, warrants, court orders, vouchers, bills to be paid and to be collected, some printed matter, stocks and bonds, petitions, election returns, and poll books, ranging in date from 1750 to 1983, predominately 1825-1875. Topics include both the city auditor and the city treasurer records of receipts and expenditures for many city functions--the poor house, the police, employee pay records, etc.--, election results, the issuance...
Dates: 1750 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1825 - 1875

Alexandria's Forgotten Legacy (MS301)

 Collection — Assorted Box: 4
Identifier: MS301
Content Description "Alexandria's Forgotten Legacy" the Annals of Wm. F. Carne by T. Michael Miller, Typescript, published in 1983.
Dates: Publication: 1983

Ashton McKenney Photo Collection (MS327)

Identifier: MS327
Scope and Contents This collection contains several photos arranged by subject, some original and some copy prints. There are photos of ships, various Alexandria streets, people, and the Alexandria waterfront.
Dates: 1910-2005

Early Building Permits (MS040)

Identifier: MS040
Scope and Contents This collection contains building permits from the early 1890s to the 1940s. The permits specify the modification to be constructed, the cost, the builder, and frequently an architectural sketch or drawing of the proposed change.
Dates: 1892-1940

Edith Moore Sprouse Papers (MS313)

Identifier: MS313
Content Description This collection consists of correspondence, research materials, including computer discs and card files, and printed local history publications written and collected by Mrs. Sprouse. Of particular interest are the card files, containing extensive information on Alexandria, Fairfax, and the surrounding areas extracted from newspapers and public records as well as collected through interviews and fieldwork.
Dates: 1960 - 2003

Ethelyn Cox Collection (MS287)

Identifier: MS287
Content Description This collection consists of Mrs. Cox's research files and manuscripts, as well as papers from her membership in HAF. Research files contain typed and handwritten notes, news clippings, and correspondence. The main focus of the collection is in support of "Street by Street". Included are the Historic American Building Survey inventories of Worth Baily. Also in the collection are manuscripts and notes of several projects that Mrs. Cox assisted on, and pamphlets related to Alexandria History or...
Dates: 1956 - 1980

Historic House Tours Collection (MS059)

Identifier: MS059
Content Description This collection contains booklets created by the Auxiliary Board, Alexandria Hospital for the historic house tours of old Alexandria. This is an open collection starting from 1931, with the exception of a few years. Research and writing was performed by various people.
Dates: Publication: 1931 - 2017

Loeb Photography Collection (MS363)

Identifier: MS363
Content Description The collection contains photographs and negatives predominantly of historic Alexandria buildings and civic life from the 1910’s to the 1940’s. A small number of prints are from the late 19th century. The collection is made up of black and white prints and acetate negatives, with a small number of glass plate negatives and glass lantern slides. The collection has been split into two series.
Dates: 1888 - 1941

Mollie Somerville Collection (MS156)

Identifier: MS156
Content Description This collection contains the manuscripts and source notes for A Guide to Alexandria: Alexandria, Virginia, George Washington's Home Town (1966) and Washington Walked Here (1970). The collection also holds several boxes of photographs.
Dates: 1966-1970

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