A Guide to the Dorothy Fox Vollertsen Papers, 1968-2001 Vollertsen, Dorothy Fox, Papers, 1968-2001 43208

A Guide to the Dorothy Fox Vollertsen Papers, 1968-2001

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 43208


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Accession Number
43208
Title
Dorothy Fox Vollertsen Papers, 1968-2001
Physical Description
7.5 cubic feet (18 boxes)
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

Dorothy Fox Vollertsen Papers, 1968-2001. Accession 43208. Personal papers collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Estate of Dorothy Fox Vollertsen, Williamsburg.


Biographical Information

Dorothy Elizabeth Fox was born in Chicago, Illinois on 19 February 1910. She was the daughter of Ralph Edgar Fox (1877-1917) and Orinda Cady Daniels (1875-1968). She attended the University of Chicago, where she earned a bachelor of philosphy degree in history, and then married Dr. Arthur Hastings Vollertsen (1910-1983), an Army dentist, on 14 February 1949. They later settled in Williamsburg, Virginia. She was active in numerous hereditary and patriotic organizations, including the Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughters of Colonial Wars, Women Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Colonial Dames XVII Century, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. She and her husband were the authors and editors of numerous works on Warwick County, Virginia colonial history. Dorothy Fox Vollertsen died on 15 March 2007. She and her husband are buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Scope and Content

Papers, 1968-2001, of Dorothy Fox Vollertsen (1910-2007) of Williamsburg, Virignia, containing genealogical research for her admission, and that of her husband, Dr. Arthur H. Vollertsen (1910-1983), to various hereditary and patriotic organizations. The collection also includes materials documenting her involvement with the groups, lineage research assistance she provided to other individuals seeking admission, and numerous records submitted to the genealogical records committee of the Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution. There is also research compiled by the Vollertsens' on subjects relating to 17th and 18th century Warwick County, Virginia history, including the families of Miles Cary (1623-1667) and Capt. William Peirce (d. ca. 1647).


Contents List

Box 1
Folder 1
Adams .
Box 1
Folder 2-4
Allerton-Newton-Wyatt .
Box 1
Folder 5-7
Armorial Ancestry .
Box 1
Folder 8
Atwood, Mary (Morey?) .
Box 1
Folder 9
Barker-Tuttle .
Box 1
Folder 10
Barr, Dixon .
Box 1
Folder 11
Beane, Gloria Sheppard .
Box 1
Folder 12
Bicentennial .
Box 1
Folder 13
Bolton .
Box 2
Folder 1
Bradford, William (Pennsylvania) .
Box 2
Folder 2
Brewster, William (Virginia) .
Box 2
Folder 3
Brown, Lucy Randolph Lee .
Box 2
Folder 4
Cary Family Talk - Correspondence .
Box 2
Folder 5
Cary Talk - Research, Working Papers, Master Copy .
Box 2
Folder 6
Caskey, Shirley Kay Love .
Box 2
Folder 7
Charts .
Box 2
Folder 8-10
Children of the American Revolution .
Box 2
Folder 11-12
Children of the American Revolution - Periodicals and Flyers .
Box 2
Folder 13
Clark, Florence Curtis .
Box 2
Folder 14
Cliffe .
Box 2
Folder 15-16
Colonial Dames XVII Century .
Box 3
Folder 1
Colonial Dames XVII Century - Colonial Research and Records Committee .
Box 3
Folder 2
Colonial Dames XVII Century - Markers .
Box 3
Folder 3
Colonial Dames XVII - Registrar General .
Box 3
Folder 4
Colonial Dames XVII Century - Rev. James Blair Chapter .
Box 3
Folder 5
Colonial Daughters of the Seventeenth Century .
Box 3
Folder 6-9
Connecticut Society of Genealogists .
Box 3
Folder 10
Connecticut Society of Genealogists - Membership Rosters .
Box 3
Folder 11
Copying Source Records (How-To) .
Box 3
Folder 12
Couden, Dr. Henry Noble .
Box 16
Folder n/a
Daniels Family Bible .
Box 4
Folder 1
Daughters of the American Colonists - Regent Press File .
Box 18
Folder n/a
Daughters of the American Colonists - Ribbon .
Box 4
Folder 2-4
Daughters of Colonial Wars .
Box 4
Folder 5
Daughters of Colonial Wars - Directories, Handbooks, Programs .
Box 4
Folder 6
Daughters of Colonial Wars - "Project Discovery" .
Box 4
Folder 7-9
Daughters of the American Revolution .
Box 4
Folder 10
DAR Genealogical Records - Billmeyer Family Records .
Box 4
Folder 11
DAR Genealogical Records - Bland/Mouring Family Register .
Box 4
Folder 12
DAR Genealogical Records - Campbell Family Bible Records (Bertie County, NC) .
Box 4
Folder 13
DAR Genealogical Records - Chilton-Elliott Family Bible Records .
Box 4
Folder 14
DAR Genealogical Records - Corbin Family .
Box 4
Folder 15
DAR Genealogical Records - Daniels, Alfred - High School Notebook, Waterbury, CT .
Box 4
Folder 16
DAR Genealogical Records - Danville, Virginia Marriage Records .
Box 4
Folder 17
DAR Genealogical Records - Eltonhead Family .
Box 5
Folder 1
DAR Genealogical Records - Glass, Ann Cleghorn - Supplemental Applications .
Box 5
Folder 2
DAR Genealogical Records - Griffin, Fauntleroy, Gwynn, Tayloe, and Corbin Families .
Box 5
Folder 3
DAR Genealogical Records - Hastings Family Bible Records .
Box 5
Folder 4
DAR Genealogical Records - Higginson Family .
Box 5
Folder 5
DAR Genealogical Records - Jones Family Bible Records .
Box 5
Folder 6
DAR Genealogical Records - Karr-Neel-Harman Families .
Box 5
Folder 7
DAR Genealogical Records - Keller Family .
Box 5
Folder 8
DAR Genealogical Records - St. Mary's Whitechapel Parish .
Box 5
Folder 9
DAR Genealogical Records - Soldiers of the Revolution and War of 1812 Buried in Monroe County, New York .
Box 5
Folder 10
DAR Genealogical Records - Waskey Family Bible Records .
Box 5
Folder 11
DAR Genealogical Records - Weirman Family Bible Records .
Box 5
Folder 12
DAR Genealogical Records - Will of Sarah Myers (Rockland County, NY) .
Box 5
Folder 13
DAR Genealogical Records - Will of Mary Powell/Estate of Thomas Powell (Westchester County, NY) .
Box 5
Folder 14
DAR Genealogical Records - Will of William Wilson, Bath County, 1795.
Box 5
Folder 15
DAR Genealogical Records - Woodley of Isle of Wight County .
Box 5
Folder 16-19
Daughters of the American Revolution - Genealogical Talks .
Box 18
Folder n/a
Daughters of the American Revolution Library - Slides .
Box 5
Folder 20
Daughters of the American Revolution - Library Talks .
Box 6
Folder 1-2
Daughters of the American Revolution - Lineage Research .
Box 6
Folder 3
Daughters of the American Revolution - Lineage Research Committee .
Box 6
Folder 4
Daughters of the American Revolution - Membership - Proceedings and Transfers .
Box 6
Folder 5
Daughters of the American Revolution - National Vice Chairmen's Association .
Box 6
Folder 6
Daughters of the American Revolution - News Clippings .
Box 6
Folder 7
Daughters of the American Revolution - Pending Reports .
Box 6
Folder 8
Daughters of the American Revolution - Press Book .
Box 6
Folder 9
Daughters of the American Revolution - State Conferences .
Box 6
Folder 10-11
Daughters of the American Revolution - Williamsburg Chapter .
Box 6
Folder 12
Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America .
Box 6
Folder 13
Death Notices of Revolutionary War Soldiers .
Box 6
Folder 14
Delano .
Box 6
Folder 15
Doty (Connecticut) .
Box 7
Folder 1
English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records by Louis des Cognets, Jr. (Warwick County) .
Box 7
Folder 2
Evanow, Emily Jane Stacey .
Box 7
Folder 3
Farwell .
Box 7
Folder 4
Federation of Genealogical Societies .
Box 7
Folder 5-6
Filler .
Box 7
Folder 7
Filler, Jenna Marie and John Michael Jr. .
Box 7
Folder 8
Floyd, Norma Jean .
Box 7
Folder 9
Forsyth .
Box 7
Folder 10-14
Fort Eustis Historical and Archaelogical Association .
Box 8
Folder 1-3
Fort Eustis Historical and Archaelogical Association - Research Reports .
Box 8
Folder 4
Foster .
Box 8
Folder 5
Freeman Family of North Carolina .
Box 8
Folder 6
Gavel Society .
Box 8
Folder 7-9
Genealogical and Historical Reference Books .
Box 8
Folder 10
"Genealogical Data of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts, 1638-1774" by Maude Roberts Cowan .
Box 8
Folder 11
Genealogical Records Collected by Virginia Chapters .
Box 8
Folder 12
Genealogical Records Committe Reports .
Box 8
Folder 13
Genealogical Research Guides .
Box 8
Folder 14
Genealogical Seminar, 1990.
Box 8
Folder 15
Genealogical Seminar, 20 July 1996.
Box 9
Folder 1-9
Genealogy .
Box 9
Folder 10
Genealogy Workshop, 19 August 1996.
Box 9
Folder 11
General Society of Mayflower Descendants .
Box 9
Folder 12
Goode, Philip Hayes .
Box 10
Folder 1
Graves, Rebeccca - Genealogical Records .
Box 10
Folder 2
Gray, Anne Coles .
Box 10
Folder 3
Greene, Mary Ware .
Box 10
Folder 4
Hartel, Dorothy Wilson .
Box 10
Folder 5
Harwar (Allerton, Travers) .
Box 10
Folder 6
Hereditary Register .
Box 10
Folder 7
Hopkins, June L. .
Box 10
Folder 8
Hopkins of Maryland .
Box 10
Folder 9
Huguenot Society .
Box 10
Folder 10
Jamestowne Society .
Box 10
Folder 11
Jones-Harwood .
Box 10
Folder 12
Jones, Louise Stringfield .
Box 10
Folder 13
Kentucky Research .
Box 10
Folder 14
"Lemley Lines" by Kenneth McRae Lemley .
Box 10
Folder 15
Lemley, Sarah .
Box 10
Folder 16-17
Lineage Book VIII .
Box 10
Folder 18
Lineage Research State Chairmen, 1983-1984.
Box 10
Folder 19
Lipes, Estella Suzanne Hensley .
Box 10
Folder 20
Longstreet, Bea Smith .
Box 11
Folder 1
Maglieri, Carol .
Box 17
Folder n/a
Mapel Family Photograph Album .
Box 11
Folder 2
Maryland Marriages, 1777-1800.
Box 11
Folder 3
Matson, Mary Florence Athearn .
Box 11
Folder 4
Mayer, Patricia Hatfield .
Box 11
Folder 5
McClure-McCorkle Families .
Box 11
Folder 6
McWright, Carolyn Marie Martin .
Box 11
Folder 7
Melyn .
Box 11
Folder 8
Monahan .
Box 11
Folder 9
Mook, Genevieve .
Box 11
Folder 10
Mormon Request Forms .
Box 11
Folder 11
Mulberry Island (Excluding Peirce) .
Box 11
Folder 12
Munsell, Olive Estelle .
Box 11
Folder 13
My Country Society (Litchfield, CT) .
Box 11
Folder 14
National Archives .
Box 11
Folder 15
National Society of Sons of the American Colonists .
Box 11
Folder 16-17
National Society Women Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company .
Box 12
Folder 1
New England Historic Genealogical Society .
Box 12
Folder 2-7
New England Historic Genealogical Society - Genealogy Catalogue (A-Z) .
Box 12
Folder 8
North Carolina Genealogical Society .
Box 12
Folder 9
Order of Descendants of Colonial Physicians and Chirurgiens .
Box 12
Folder 10
Orton, Joan Hodgkinson .
Box 12
Folder 11-12
Peirce Talk - Correspondence .
Box 12
Folder 13
Peirce Talk - Research, Working Papers, Master Copy .
Box 13
Folder 1
Platte, Melanie .
Box 13
Folder 2
Read (Texas and Kentucky) .
Box 13
Folder 3
Redd, Martha Crane Edwards .
Box 13
Folder 4
Roy, Joyce Bingham .
Box 13
Folder 5
Sampson .
Box 13
Folder 6-10
Seimes Microfilm Center .
Box 18
Folder n/a
Seimes Microfilm Center - Videotape (VHS) .
Box 13
Folder 11
Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of New Jersey .
Box 13
Folder 12-14
Sons of the American Revolution .
Box 14
Folder 1
South Carolina Research .
Box 14
Folder 2
Southworth Family .
Box 14
Folder 3
Tidewater Genealogical Society .
Box 14
Folder 4
Tinkham, Mary Nuth Rigby .
Box 14
Folder 5
Tuggle, Grace Streety .
Box 14
Folder 6
Traver .
Box 14
Folder 7
"A Uniform System of Citation for Lineage Papers" by Virginia Steele Wood .
Box 14
Folder 8-11
United Daughters of the Confederacy .
Box 14
Folder 12
United States Army Transportation Center and Fort Eustis - Historian .
Box 14
Folder 13
The Virginia Carys by Fairfax Harrison .
Box 14
Folder 14
Virginia DAR News Bulletin .
Box 15
Folder 1
Virginia Genealogical Society .
Box 15
Folder 2
Virginia Land Grants by Fairfax Harrison .
Box 15
Folder 3
Virginia Land Patents .
Box 15
Folder 4-5
Vollertsen, Adeline Smith - Ancestry .
Box 15
Folder 6
Vollertsen, Caroline Louise .
Box 15
Folder 7
Vollertsen, Edward Peter III - SAR Application and Documents .
Box 15
Folder 8
von Seldeneck, Judith Ann Crowell .
Box 15
Folder 9
Walker, Ada Lovie Parrent .
Box 15
Folder 10-11
Warwick County Census .
Box 15
Folder 12
"Warwick County, Va. Records of the Overseers of the Poor, 1768-1860" - Abstracts .
Box 15
Folder 13
"Who Was Who in Warwick County, Virginia, 1782-1880" .
Box 15
Folder 14
Whitehurst, Grace Bayne .
Box 15
Folder 15
Wood, Jane .
Box 15
Folder 16
Wyatt, Betty Page Harper .