Dates: 1982

Collection Number: MS 80

Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet

Extent: 1 folder.

Creators/Collectors: Valentine, Irene Ashworth

Access Restrictions: Collection open to research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation: Irene Ashworth Valentine Papers, MS 80, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information: Gift, Mrs. Irene Ashworth Valentine, 19 January 1983.

Biographical/Historical Information: Irene Vivian Ashworth (1897-1997) was born in Wise County, Virginia. She married Vinton Hope Valentine (1889-1968) of Charlottesville, Virginia in 1920, and lived the rest of her life in Charlottesville.

Scope and Content: This is the typescript memoir of Glimpses Back over 85 1/2 Years by Irene Ashworth Valentine, written 2 August 1982.  Valentine recollects her family's history in Wise County, Virginia, her childhood and family life, her life and family in Charlottesville, and her travels.

Persons: Valentine, Irene Ashworth

Family Names: Valentine family.


  • Charlottesville (Va.)--Social life and customs
  • Valentine Family

Record Types: Personal narratives.