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Building Specifications Collection (MS280)

Identifier: MS280
Content Description The collection contains building specifications for Alexandria buildings and businesses.
Dates: 1929-1959

Dickman Collection (MS069)

Identifier: MS069
Content Description The collection consists of books, correspondence related to the restoration of the Gadsby portraits painted by John Gadsby Chapman, and material related to Dickman's works.
Dates: 1968-1985

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

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

Gardner Collection (MS348)

Identifier: MS348
Content Description The collection contains photos of Eulalie Gardner, her circle of friends, family, and students. The photos date from the 1920’s through he 1930’s, with photos of vacationing in Harpers Ferry and the Easter Egg Roll at the White House. A number of historic buildings are featured (the Washington Monument, The Jefferson Memorial, Mt. Vernon estate, the George Washington Masonic National Memorial) as well as shots of the D.C. and Alexandria area.
Dates: 1922 - 1939

Historic Alexandria Foundation Records (MS070)

Identifier: MS070
Content Description Reports, minutes, correspondence, and surveys documenting HAF's formation, relationships to other volunteer organizations, and more than three decades of HAF's preservation projects and concerns. HAF also plaqued historic properties, sponsored the Alexandria Antique Show, and funded preservation grants. In addition, files of correspondence, programs, and publications from other historic preservation projects provide evidence for the history of preservation not only in Alexandria, but as a...
Dates: 1949-2018

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

Kabler House Histories Collection (MS082)

Identifier: MS082
Content Description 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

Landmarks Society of Alexandria, Virginia Collection (MS079)

Identifier: MS079
Content Description The records in this collection cover the financial transactions of the Landmarks Society, from its founding in 1933-34, through 1976. Included are all of the disbursements from 1934-1944, a financial account book from 1952-1960, and Treasury Reports from 1963-1975, calculated by Esther Holliday Green, the Treasurer of the Landmarks Society. The Internal Revenue Income Tax Exemption Forms, application for an Alexandria City License and Annual Reports to the State Corporation Commission of...
Dates: 1934-1976

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

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