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Charles L. Sampson Collection (MS126)

Identifier: MS126
Content Description The collection contains the combined research papers of Charles L. Sampson and William F. Hellmuth. Sampson compiled and rewrote much of Hellmuth's research, producing short histories on the individual engine companies of the Alexandria Fire Department. Sampson also typescripted many articles from the Alexandria Gazette as well as primary documents like the Auditor's Annual Statement (1893) and correspondence. In addition to the research papers, the collection also contains correspondence from...

Glasgow Photo Collection (MS349)

Identifier: MS349
Scope and Contents This collection contains around 100 photographs featuring Alexandria residents, events, and organizations. The photos feature early Alexandria fire departments and events such as the Smoot Lumberyard fire, as well as colonial re-enactments, the 1st Virginia Infantry, and the American Legion.

McKenney-Mills Collection (MS413)

Identifier: MS413
Scope and Contents This collection contains research materials, ephemora, and photographs collected by or created by Mike McKenney, Thomas Mills Jr., and Thomas Mills III, that document the Alexandria Fire Department.

Milton Penn Collection (MS267)

Identifier: MS267
Content Description The papers in this collection cover all of the Alexandria Fire Department's business and legal transactions over a span of one hundred years. The canceled checks show the many expenditures necessary to outfit, maintain, and operate the volunteer fire companies. There are also many receipts from commercial firms who provisioned, repaired, serviced and supplied the volunteer fire companies. The Alexandria Common Council appropriated money each year to cover the entire Fire Department....

Relief Truck and Engine Co. #1 Collection (MS130)

Identifier: MS130
Content Description The collection consists of 4 minute books for the Relief Truck and Engine Co. #1, and a memorial for R. McKim Barley.