Dates: 1974-1979

Collection Number: MS 184

Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet

Extent: 1 folder.

Creators/Collectors: Warwick, Linwood H.--1887-1987

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation: Memoirs of Linwood H. Warwick, MS 184, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information: DONOR: Probably Robert Dumont Franklin, 8/16/1989 (obtained by transfer from Jefferson-Madison Regional Library).

Biographical/Historical Information: Linwood H. Warwick (1887-1987) was born in Charlottesville, Va., the son of John Hughes Warwick and Rebecca Mann. After living in Clifton Forge as a youth, his family moved to Charlottesville after the death of his father in 1897. Warwick lived the rest of his life in Charlottesville.

Scope and Content:

This is a memoir written by Warwick. He describes his childhood in Clifton Forge and living on Ridge Street in Charlottesville. After graduating from the Midway School in Charlottesville, he attended the University of Virginia. His spent his career with the Virginia Geology Survey.

His memoir talks about various family members and relatives, including his great-grandmother, Martha Rebecca Kilby, who owned “Mountain Retreat” in the Ragged Mountains, and his grandfather, Auburn Mann.


The memoir is divided into three parts:
Part I written 1 February 1974
Part II written 25 February 1974
Part III written post-1979

File contains complete copy of all three parts; 2 copies of Parts I and II.

Persons: Warwick, Linwood H.

Family Names: Warwick family.

Subjects: Charlottesville (Va.)--Social life and customs

Record Types: Autobiographies.