Guide to the Ruth Preston Rose Northern Virginia history collection, circa 1970-1999

Ruth Preston Rose Northern Virginia history C0102


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Contact Information:

Fenwick Library (2FL)

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

USA

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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Special Collections and Archives.
Creator Ruth Preston Rose
Title Ruth Preston Rose Northern Virginia history collection
Date circa 1970-1999
Physical Characteristics 1 linear feet (2 boxes)
Abstract Collection contains individual issues of local history newsletters, such as the Fireside Sentinel and Alexandria Chronicle, and newspaper and magazine article clippings on the history of various Northern Virginia subjects.
Collection number C0102
Language English

Biographical Information

Ruth Preston Rose is a Northern Virginia historian. Ms. Rose is the author of several published articles and co-author of several books with Nan Netherton on Virginia. She has been President of the Arlington Historical Society and President and member of the Board of Directors of Northern Virginia Association for History. She has also served as a docent at the National Archives, Arlington House, Robert E. Lee Boyhood Home and Ball-Sellers House. She holds a Master of Arts from George Mason University and lives in Arlington, Virginia.

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Scope and Content

Collection contains individual issues of local history newsletters, such as the Fireside Sentinel and Alexandria Chronicle, and newspaper and magazine article clippings on the history of various Northern Virginia subjects.

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

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Related Material

Special Collections and Archives also hold many other collections on Northern Virginia history including the Northern Virginia Oral History Project collection.

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Index Terms

Geographical Names:

Virginia, Northern--History, Local.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ruth Preston Rose Northern Virginia history collection, Collection #C0102, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Ruth Preston Rose in 2003.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections and Archives staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in March 2009.

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Contents List

Ruth Preston Rose Northern Virginia history collection
Box Folder
1 1 Alexandria Information
2-6 Alexandria
7 Directory of Virginia Museums, Travel Guide, and Virginia's Heritage.
Box Folder
2 1 Alexandria Academy
2 Theological Seminary and High School- Alexandria.
3 Archeology
4 Arlington
5 Churches
6 Civil War
7 Fairfax Newsletter and other material.
8 Fairfax
9 Fairfax City
10 Falls Church
11 Fauquier
12 Fishing
13 Fredericksburg
14 Introductory Material
15 King George County
16 Lancaster
17 Lancaster- Country Doctor
18 Loudoun
19 Manassas
20 Maps- Stafford and Northern Neck
21 Marshall, Gen. George C.
22 Northern Neck- Intro Material
23 Northumberland
24 Prince William
25 Richmond County- Historic Building
26 Stafford County
27 Westmoreland
28 Westmoreland County for Intro.
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