Dates: 1917-1974

Collection Number: MS 686

Physical Location: Archive Room Shelves

Extent: 1 folder.

Creators/Collectors: Quarles, Lawrence R.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

User Restrictions: Gloves required for photographs.

Preferred Citation: Lawrence R. Quarles Family Collection, MS 686, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Virginia

Acquisition Information: Unknown.

Biographical/Historical Information: The Quarles family have been prominent members of Albemarle County and surrounding counties since the 1700s. A branch of Priddy's Creek is named Quarles Creek. Family members of owned hundreds of acres at Priddy's Creek, Rock Hall, Mechunk, and Buck Island. Modern prominent family members include Dr. Lawrence R. Quarles who was the Dean of Engineering at the University of Virginia.

Scope and Content: This collection includes photographs and ephemera from the Quarles family. The photographs have been digitized and are available in the catalog record.



F1: School Certificates
F2: Professional Activities of Dr. Lawrence R. Quarles
F3: Greeting Cards
F4: Photographs
F5: Ephemera


  • Quarles, Lawrence Reginald
  • Quarles, Dean
  • Quarles, Margaret Le Sueur

Family Names: Quarles family.


  • Diplomas
  • Quarles, Lawrence R. -- (Lawrence Reginald) -- 1908-1987 -- Photographs

Record Types:

  • Correspondence.
  • Broadsides.
  • Ephemera.
  • Photographs.

Related Collections: Quarles Family Collection Photographs