A Guide to the Hanksin family papers, 1907-1929 Hankins family papers, 1907-1929 51286

A Guide to the Hanksin family papers, 1907-1929

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 51286


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Accession Number
Hanksin family papers, 1907-1929
.675 cu. ft. and 2 boxes
Hankins family

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

Hankins family papers, 1914-1928. Accession 51286. Personal papers collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ann Johann of Richmond, Virginia.

Biographical/Historical Information

Mary Virginia Hankins (27 August 1886-26 July 1980) and Charles Oliver Hankins (26 April 1888-July 1968) were the daughter and son of Oliver Alexander Hankins (1844-1929) and Mary Louise Pleasants Hankins(ca. 1847-1894). Mary Hankins worked as a book keeper and stenographer. Charles Hankins worked in the family sheet metal business, becoming proprietor upon his father's death. Charles Hankins served in Company K, 318th Infantry, during World War I, and was promoted to corporal 13 September 1918. On 25 October 1918 he became a sergeant in Company L, 318th Infantry. Virginia and Charles Hankins lived with their other brother and sister, William Pleasants Hankins (1883-1946) and Ellenor A. Hankins (1884-1977). They are all buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.

Scope and Content

Papers, 1907-1929, of the Hankins family consisting of correspondence, 1918-1919, 1928, regarding military service in World War I, payment of taxes, weddings, and an automobile accident; abstracts, contrats, deeds, and other papers between Ginter Park Realty and Charles O. Hankins (1888-1968) and Mary V. Hankins (1886-1980) for real property in Ginter Park Terrace; miscellaneous papers, 1907-1929, contains certificates, notes, orders, pamphlets, poems, receipts, and other papers regarding World War I, Mary Hankins first grade teaching certificate, flowers, groceries, cars, the Moravian church, Buffalo, New York, and Niagara Falls; and photographs of the Hankins family and friends.

Contents List

Box 1
Folder 1
Correspondence, 1918
Box 1
Folder 2
Correspondence, 1919
Box 1
Folder 3
Correspondence, 1928
Box 1
Folder 4
Real property papers, 1913
Box 1
Folder 5
Real property papers, 1914-1915
Box 1
Folder 6
Real property papers, 1916, 1918 (1920)
Box 1
Folder 7
Real property papers, 1920
Box 1
Folder 8
General papers--note on politics, note on disabled soldiers, Moravian church, quiz "Flower Romance," grocery order, cream ad, "We Shall Not Sleep" ("In Flanders Fields"), teaching certificate, receipts, clippings, wrapper, and pamphlets, 1907-1929
Box 1
Folder 9
Photographs (folder 1 of 8)
Box 1
Folder 10
Photographs (folder 2 of 8)
Box 1
Folder 11
Photographs (folder 3 of 8)
Box 1
Folder 12
Photographs (folder 4 of 8)
Box 1
Folder 13
Photographs (folder 5 of 8)
Box 1
Folder 14
Photographs (folder 6 of 8)
Box 1
Folder 15
Photographs (folder 7 of 8)
Box 1
Folder 16
Photographs (folder 8 of 8)
Box 2
Photograph--Company K, 318th Infantry at Camp Lee
Box 2
Photograph--Richmond men at Camp Lee