Dates: 1936-1938

Collection Number: MS 311

Physical Location: Archive Room Shelves

Extent: 1 box (102 folders).

Creators/Collectors: Hannum, Robert E.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation: WPA Surveys of Albemarle County Homes, MS 311, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information: Gift of the Fluvanna Historical Society, Virginia.

Biographical/Historical Information: The Virginia WPA Historical Inventory Project was created in the late 1930s by the Virginia Writers' Project. Field workers documented, accessed, and photographed historical buildings and landmarks.

Scope and Content: This is a collection of WPA surveys conducted in the 1930s of buildings in Albemarle County, Virginia. Robert E. Hannum was the field worker for this project. The survey reports for the buildings may include a description of the building and its surroundings, a history of the building, a chronological list of owners, and the building's historical significance.


An index of property names and folder numbers is available.


Persons: Hannum, Robert E.


  • Historical records survey
  • Architecture--Virginia--Albemarle County
  • Historic buildings--Virginia--Albemarle County

Record Types: Reports.