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Alexandria Antique Arts Association Collection (MS134)

Identifier: MS134
Content Description The collection consists of organizational records of the group, including minutes from the monthly meetings and membership rosters. Also included are copies of the newsletter of the American Antique Arts Association, originally named The Quad Anglo and later called The Journal. The collection includes newspaper clippings about the group and its activities, articles written by the group’s founder, Orva Heissenbuttel, and articles about antiques and antique collecting. The collection also...
Dates: 1971-1999

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

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 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

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

North Old Town Independent Citizens Civic Association (MS136)

Identifier: MS136
Content Description The collection includes organizational papers, minutes, correspondence, and other materials documenting NOTICe’s formation, relationships to other organizations and various projects and concerns. The Minutes series is the biggest. The set of minutes is fairly complete; however there are occasional gaps where we have only the agenda for a meeting.
Dates: 1999-ongoing

Polly Hulfish Collection (MS408)

Identifier: MS408
Scope and Contents Records kept by Polly Hulfish during the time the Old Alexandria Restoration, Inc. organization was in business (1961-1974). These records consist of documents pertaining to almost 100 houses in Alexandria purchased and renovated/restored by the organization. Documents include those covering the purchase and sale of each property, receipts from the businesses that provided services and materials, tax records, employment records, blueprints and drawings, photographs, news items, all...
Dates: 1961-1972

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