Collection is chiefly handwritten notebooks containing genealogical notes and notes on the history of Gloucester County, Va.; and notes on various families (especially Booth, Cooke, and Catlett). Also includes copies of the Abingdon Parish Register and the Botetourt Lodge Masonic Book, 1800-1809; and pictures of buildings and houses, mostly in Gloucester County.
Added to Box 4, Folder 4: a paper, "Louisiana's Part in the Confederate War" by two female high school students of Bossier Parish for Dr. J. Hancock Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and a manuscript entitled "Watermarks of Ancient Paper, copied by me from the originals and mainly found in Gloucester County, Va., with additions from Mr. R.C. Ballard Thruston" by William Carter Stubbs. About 25 pages with tissue tracings and newspaper clippings, given by Mrs. Boswell.
William Carter Stubbs, The descendants of John Stubbs of Cappahosic, Gloucester County, Virginia, 1652 (Corpus Christi: Professional Printing Co., 1966).
William Carter Stubbs, Descendants of Mordecai Cooke, of "Mordecai's Mount", Gloucester Co., Va., 1650, and Thomas Booth, of Ware Neck, Gloucester Co., Va., 1685 (New Orleans, 1923).
William Carter Stubbs, A history of two Virginia families transplanted from county Kent, England. Thomas Baytop, Tenterden, 1638, and John Catlett, Sittingbourne, 1622 (New Orleans, La. ).
Robbins, Robert W., The Register of Abingdon Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia, 1677-1780 (Arlington, Va. ).