Guide to the Henry H. Douglas papers, 1945-1992

Henry H. Douglas C0296

Published by George Mason University Libraries

Contact Information:

Fenwick Library (2FL)

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444


Phone: (703) 993-2220

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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center.
Creator Douglas, Henry H., 1903-1987
Title Henry H. Douglas papers
Bulk Dates 1960-1974
Inclusive Dates 1945-1992
Physical Characteristics 0.75 linear feet
Abstract Notes, articles, correspondence and other materials regarding information on Prince William County and surrounding areas.
Collection Number C0296
Language English

Biographical Information

Henry H. Douglas (1903-1987) founded and became the executive director of the Pioneer America Society in 1967. Douglas had been a resident of Falls Church, Virginia. Douglas was an editor of Pioneer America and of Echoes of History, publications of the Pioneer America Society, in the 1960s and 1970s. They published many articles about historic sites in northern Virginia.

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Scope and Content

The Henry H. Douglas papers contain many notes, correspondence, articles, interview transcripts, images and other materials about historic places in Prince William County and surrounding areas. One area of focus in these papers is Beverley Mill, a historic grist mill near Broad Run, VA. His notes and collected materials are mostly from the 1960s and 1970s.

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The Henry H. Douglas papers are arranged by subject.

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Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions on personal use. Permission to publish material from the Henry H. Douglas papers must be obtained from Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center also holds the Pioneer America Society records.The Library of Virginia and the Fairfax County Library have portions of the Henry H. Douglas papers.

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Index Terms

Geographical Names:

Prince William County (Va.)
Virginia, Northern--History.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry H. Douglas papers, #C0296, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the Prince William County Library in November 2016.

Processing Information

Processing completed by Brittney Falter in January 2017. EAD markup completed by Brittney Falter in January 2017.

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Contents List

Henry H. Douglas papers, 1945-1992
Box Folder
1 1 VA-Prince William-Barns, Articles, 1971-1973
2 Henry H. Douglas Biography, 1989, 1992
3 VA-Prince William-Ben Lomond Article, 1971
4 VA-Prince William/Bel Air Articles and Misc., 1969-1974
5 VA-Prince William-Bridges, Articles, 1972-1974
6 VA-Prince William/Buckland, Articles and Notes, circa 1970s
7 VA-Prince William/Buckland Hall, Excerpts from 18th and 19th Centuries, circa 1970s
8 VA-Prince William/Buckland Tavern Re: E. H. Pierce, Articles, Corres. And Notes, 1973-1978
9 VA-Prince William/Buckland Tavern, Notes and Articles, 1969-1974
10 VA-Prince William/Buckland, Notes, Interview Trans. and Articles, 1973-1975
11 VA-Prince William/Bull Run Mountain Article, 1973
12 VA-Prince William/Catharpin, Articles, Notes, Card, 1973, 1976
13 VA-Prince William/Cloverland, Notes and Correspondence, circa 1974
14 VA-Prince William-Churches, Articles and Notes, 1969-1976
15 VA-Prince William-Correspondence, 1968-1972
16 VA-Prince William/Dumfries, Articles and Misc., 1973-1975
17 VA-Prince William/Dumfries-Henderson, Images and Essays, circa 1960s-1970s
18 VA-Prince William/Falkland, Interviews and Notes, circa 1974
19 VA-Prince William-Farms, Articles, 1973-1974
20 VA-Prince William/Gainesville, Notes, 1970-1973
21 VA-Prince William/Greenwich, Notes, circa 1970s
22 VA-Prince William-Growth, Articles, 1968, 1973, 1976
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2 1 VA-Prince William/Haymarket-Woodlawn, Corresp. and Sketches, 1971; 1890
2 VA-Prince William/Haymarket, Articles and Correspondence, 1968-1974; 1930s
3 VA-Prince William-Historic Sites Survey, 1981
4 VA-Prince William-Houses, Articles, 1960s-1975
5 VA-Prince William/Manassas Battlefield, Articles, 1969-1975
6 VA-Prince William/Manassas, Articles, 1969-1975; 1980
7 VA-Prince William/Nokesville, Articles, 1971-1973
8 VA-Prince William-Parks, Articles, 1983
9 VA-Prince William/Occoquan, Articles and Misc., 1967-1982
10 VA-Prince William-People, Articles, 1969-1974
11 VA-Prince William/Portici, Miscellaneous Materials, 1971-1972
12 VA-Prince William/Quantico, Articles, circa 1969-1971
13 VA-Prince William-Railroads, Articles, 1971, 1973
14 VA-Prince William Articles, circa 1960s-1970s
15 VA-Prince William-Schools, Article, 1974
16 VA-Prince William-Stores, Articles, 1973
17 VA-Prince William/Sudley, Articles, Corresp., Misc., 1968-1974
18 VA-Prince William/Thorofare, Article and Notes, circa late 1960s
19 VA-Prince William/Woodbridge, Notes, undated
20 VA-Prince William/Brentsville, Articles, 1971, 1974
21 VA-Prince William/Rippon Lodge, Articles, 1969-1973
22 VA-Prince William-History, Notes and Articles, 1971-1974
23 VA-Prince William/Manassas, Newspaper, 1973
24 Beverley Mill Article and Notes; BM-2, 1980
25 Beverley Mill Research Notes; BM-6, circa 1979-1980
26 Beverley Mill, Notes of No Further Use; BM-9, circa 1980
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3 1 VA-Prince William/Beverley Mill Images, Articles, and Notes; BM-1, 1937; circa 1970s
2 Chapman Family, Notes and Book Photocopy; BM-3, circa 1980s
3 Beverley Mill, Notes; BM-4, 1977
4 Beverley Mill, Interviews; BM-5, 1971, 1977, 1980
5 Beverley Mill- NOVA Heritage, Notes, Corresp., and Articles; BM-7, 1973, 1980-1981
6 VA-Prince William/Beverley Mill Background Material, Interviews, Etc.; BM-8, 1969-1973
7 VA-Prince William/Beverley Mill Articles, Notes, Etc.; BM-10, 1969-1972
8 VA-Prince William/Occoquan River, Correspondence, 1969-1971
9 Deed Book Page 370, 1890
10 Wills and Correspondence, 1971-1972
11 Sales Slips-Beverley Mills/Broad Run, VA, 1947
12 Sales Slips-Beverley Mills/Broad Run, VA, 1945-1946
13 Sales Slips-Beverley Mills/Broad Run, VA, 1948
14 Old Fashioned Corn Meal Advertisement and Bag, undated
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