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 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:

F1: Certificates
– Various school certificates from the early 1900s (4)
F2: Professional Activities of Dr. Lawrence R. Quarles
– Business Card, Radio Program, Name Tag, Jury Summons, UVA Pamphlet for the School of Engineering
F3: Greeting Cards
– At least one to Dean Quarles
F4: Photographs
– Lawrence R. Quarles
– Misc. photos from the 1920s and 60s.
F5: Ephemera
– Sheet Music dedicated to Rev E.W.D. Isaac Sr., D.D.

Arrangement: Chronological.


  • 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