A Guide to the Alice M. Reilly papers, 1925-1968 Reilly, Alice M. 51831

A Guide to the Alice M. Reilly papers, 1925-1968

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 51831


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Accession Number
51831
Title
Alice M. Reilly papers, 1925-1968
Extent
1.35 cubic feet and 3 boxes
Creator
Alice M. Reilly
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

Alice Reilly papers, 1925-1968. Accession 51831. Personal papers collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased.


Biographical Information

Alice Marie Reilly was born 31 May 1911 in Nassau County, New York, to John Vincent Reilly (1878-1960) and Bertha Margaret Heuschkel Reilly (1885-1977). The family moved to Albemarle County, Virginia, about the time the Second World War began. Alice Reilly served as a nurse's aide at the Ashford General Hospital in Warm Springs, West Virginia. The hospital was a military hospital caring for wounded soldiers. After the war ended, the Reillys moved to Ashland, Virginia. Alice Reilly died in Ashland 12 June 2002, and was buried in Woodland Cemetery in Ashland.

Scope and Content

Papers, 1925-1968, of Alice M. Reilly of Albemarle County and Ashland, Virginia, consisting of correspondence, 1944, from Alice Reilly (1911-2002), White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, to John Vincent Reilly (1878-1960) and Bertha M. Heuschkel Reilly (1885-1977), Albemarle County, Virginia, detailing her life and work as a nurse's aide at Ashford General Hospital, a military hospital located in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Includes a letter, 25-27 June 1968, from Mary Jane McLean to Alice and Bertha Reilly describing her life in Malaga, Spain; as well as Christmas cards. Collection also contains photographs of the Reillys, family friends, horses, dogs, vacation sites, and homes, including Albemarle County, Ashland, and Richmond, Virginia; vacation trips to New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Nova Scotia, and Puerto Rico. Collection includes negatives of photographs and an empty matchbook from the Island Inn at Hobe Sound, Florida.


Contents List

Box 1
Folder 1
Letters, March 1944.
Box 1
Folder 2
Letters, April 1944.
Box 1
Folder 3
Letters, May 1944.
Box 1
Folder 4
Letters, June 1944.
Box 1
Folder 5
Letters, July 1944.
Box 1
Folder 6
Letters, August 1944.
Box 1
Folder 7
Letters, September 1944.
Box 1
Folder 8
Letters, October [and November?] 1944.
Box 1
Folder 9
Envelope, 21 October 1944.
Box 1
Folder 10
Letter, 25-27 June 1944.
Box 1
Folder 11
Christmas cards, no date.
Box 1
Folder 12
Photographs--Alice Reilly (solo).
Box 1
Folder 13
Photographs--Alice Reilly (with parents and friends).
Box 1
Folder 14
Photographs--Alice Reilly (with animals).
Box 1
Folder 15
Photographs--John V. Reilly and Bertha Reilly (some with friends).
Box 1
Folder 16
Photographs--John V. Reilly and Bertha Reilly (for related photos see Box 2, Folder 9).
Box 1
Folder 17
Photographs--Jody Hartnedy, John Hartnedy (father and son), and Porter Davis.
Box 1
Folder 18
Photographs--Peg and Harry Thielman's wedding.
Box 1
Folder 19
Photographs--Betty Young and Mary Howe (sisters).
Box 1
Folder 20
Photographs--Emily P. Lacy.
Box 1
Folder 21
Photographs--Nancy and Huckleberry Finn.
Box 1
Folder 22
Photographs--women (identified).
Box 1
Folder 23
Photographs--men (identified).
Box 2
Folder 1
Photographs--men and women (identified).
Box 2
Folder 2
Photographs--children (identified).
Box 2
Folder 3
Photographs--women (individual, unidentified).
Box 2
Folder 4
Photographs--women (groups of 2 or more, unidentified).
Box 2
Folder 5
Photographs--men (unidentified).
Box 2
Folder 6
Photographs--men and women (groups, unidentified).
Box 2
Folder 7
Photographs--adults and children (unidentified).
Box 2
Folder 8
Photographs--children (unidentified).
Box 2
Folder 9
Photographs--horses (for related photos, see Box 1, Folder 16).
Box 2
Folder 10
Photographs--horses.
Box 2
Folder 11
Photographs--dogs.
Box 2
Folder 12
Photographs--blessing of hounds.
Box 2
Folder 13
Photographs--Florida.
Box 2
Folder 14
Photographs--Atlantic City, 1948.
Box 2
Folder 15
Photographs--Central Park.
Box 2
Folder 16
Photographs--Criglersville (Madison County, Virginia).
Box 2
Folder 17
Photographs--Jamestown.
Box 2
Folder 18
Photographs--Keswick Park (Albemarle County, Virginia).
Box 2
Folder 19
Photographs--Long Beach (New York) after a hurricane.
Box 2
Folder 20
Photographs--Mayhurst (Orange County, Virginia).
Box 2
Folder 21
Photographs--Mount Pocono (Pennsylvania).
Box 2
Folder 22
Photographs--616 Park Street (Charlottesville, Virginia).
Box 2
Folder 23
Photographs--Puerto Rico, 1937.
Box 2
Folder 24
Photographs--Reid Avenue (Rockville Center, New York), 1938, 1942.
Box 2
Folder 25
Photographs--Richmond, 26 December 1925.
Box 2
Folder 26
Photographs--Rockville (Front Royal, Virginia).
Box 2
Folder 27
Photographs--Schooley's Mountain (New Jersey).
Box 2
Folder 28
Photographs--Springdale (Albemarle County, Virginia?).
Box 2
Folder 29
Photographs--Stratford Hall (Westmoreland County, Virginia).
Box 2
Folder 30
Photographs--University of Virginia.
Box 2
Folder 31
Photographs--near West Haven (Connecticut).
Box 3
Folder 1
Photographs--Daffodils.
Box 3
Folder 2
Photographs--Blackman Photo Service, 1932.
Box 3
Folder 3
Photographs--Blackman Photo Service, 1933.
Box 3
Folder 4
Photographs--Blackman Photo Service, 1940.
Box 3
Folder 5
Photographs--July 1952.
Box 3
Folder 6
Photographs--Kodacolor, 1954-1955, 1957.
Box 3
Folder 7
Photographs--1956.
Box 3
Folder 8
Photographs--1957.
Box 3
Folder 9
Photographs--1958.
Box 3
Folder 10
Photographs--July 1967.
Box 3
Folder 11
Photographs--G. L. Hall Optical Co. Photo Dept.
Box 3
Folder 12
Photographs--locations in Virginia (identified).
Box 3
Folder 13
Photographs--buildings and locations (identified).
Box 3
Folder 14
Photographs--buildings and locations (unidentified).
Box 3
Folder 15
Photographs--parade (unidentified location).
Box 3
Folder 16
Photograph albums--Tammy and Hoagie (dogs), 1961.
Box 3
Folder 17
Photograph albums--Nova Scotia vacation, 1954.
Box 3
Folder 18
Photograph albums--unidentified location.
Box 3
Folder 19
Negatives--the Hartnedys.
Box 3
Folder 20
Negatives--Hurricane Connie, 1955.
Box 3
Folder 21
Negatives--from envelope addressed to Mrs. John V. Reilly from Belle M. Reilly, 1964.
Box 3
Folder 22
Negatives--Posto Photo Service.
Box 3
Folder 23
Negatives--Stanbi Photo Service, envelope marked "Va. Neg."
Box 3
Folder 24
Negatives--Stanbi Photo Service, envelope marked "Virginia."
Box 3
Folder 25
Negatives--Stanbi Photo Service.
Box 3
Folder 26
Negatives--Kodacolor envelope.
Box 3
Folder 27
Negatives--Kodacolor envelope.
Box 3
Folder 28
Negatives--Kodak Verichrome.
Box 3
Folder 29
Negatives--Kodak Verichrome.
Box 3
Folder 30
Negatives--Kodak Verichrome.
Box 3
Folder 31
Negatives--from Miller and Rhoads envelope.
Box 3
Folder 32
Negatives--from monthly collection evelope.
Box 3
Folder 33
Negatives--envelope marked negatives, but empty.
Box 3
Folder 34
Matchbook cover from Island Inn, Hobe Sound, Florida.