Kathleen Bonnie Crispin Worsham papers
Scope and Contents Note
The Kathleen Bonnie Crispin Worsham papers (1860s-2018; 1.35 cubic feet) document Worsham's historical research on the unincorporated community of Cifax in Bedford County, Virginia. Materials include family histories, photocopies of municipal documents, photographs of residents past and present, building floor plans, topographical maps, application materials for the National Register of Historic Places, and architectural surveys. Worsham's research places special emphasis on The Cedars, the Cifax house she owns with her husband Raleigh, and the area's broader architectural significance. The collection has been arranged into four series.
- Creation: 1860s-2018
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
Kathleen Bonnie Crispin Worsham and her husband Raleigh own the house known as The Cedars in Cifax, Bedford County, Virginia. Worsham successfully registered Cifax on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992, and in 1997 she published her book "The Cedars of Cifax: A Virginia Rural Historical District."
The Cedars were built by the Poindexter family in the mid-19th century--likely by Anderson Poindexter in 1855--and is the only pre-20th century brick structure in Cifax.
Source: Materials within collection, Bedford Historical Society, National Register of Historic Places.
1.35 Cubic Feet (1 cubic foot box, 1 legal-size half-width document box, 4 OS folders)
Materials in each series have been arranged chronologically.
Series 1. Research materials Series 2. National Register of Historic places Series 3. Photographs Series 4. Personal materials
Accession number 2018-0090, donated by K. Bonnie Crispin Worsham, 14 August 2018; Accession number 2018-0115, donated by K. Bonnie Crispin Worsham, 26 September 2018; Accession number 2019-0070, donated by K. Bonnie Crispin Worsham.
- Kathleen Bonnie Crispin Worsham papers
- Tanner Greene
- 18 December 2019
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