Alice Granbery Walter Genealogy Collection, 1600-1975
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Brief Description: This collection contains genealogical research gathered by Alice Granbery Walter. The material includes photocopied documents, newspaper clippings, pedigree charts, notes, manuscripts, photographs, negatives, and maps spanning from the 1600s to the 1970s. Prominent surnames include Boush, Nimmo, Cornick, Herbert, Hoggard, Hogwood, Haggard, Ivy, Argent, Langley, Thelaball, Nash, Powell, Robins, Shepherd, Tatem, Thurmer, Mackentosh, Mallicote, Ransha, Woodhouse, Moseley, Thorowgood, and Willoughby.
Held at:
Sargeant Memorial Collection
Slover Library
235 East Plume Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 7574317429
Email: localhistory [at]
Record Series Number: 001/01/MSS 0000-049
Created by: Walter, Alice Granbery
Volume: 58.0 Boxes
Acquired: 04/11/1991.
Arrangement: Arranged in original order: papers were initially housed by Alice Granbery Walter in three-ring binders. Arranged by surname or subject.
Biographical Note for Walter, Alice Granbery : Alice Granbery Walter was born on August 2, 1908 in Norfolk, Virginia. She was a long-time resident of the Norfolk area. Walter was a descendant of the Hoggard family of Poplar Hall in Norfolk, Virginia. She was an artist, historic preservationist, and genealogist. She was a recipient of the Garden Club of America Historic Preservation award. Walter led the fight to save the Old Coast Guard Station. She published eight books of historical and genealogical records, 50 genealogical pedigree charts, and several maps. Walter died on May 30, 2003 at Westminster Canterbury in Virginia Beach, Virginia and was buried at Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk, Virginia.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.
Subject Index
Hampton Roads (Va. : Region)
Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)--Genealogy
Princess Anne County (Va.)
Tidewater (Va. : Region)--Maps
Warwick County (Va.)
Genres/Forms of Material
Clippings (information artifacts)
Genealogies (histories)
Geological maps
Indexes (reference sources)
Maps (documents)
Negatives (photographs)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.
Acquisition Notes: Purchase; Alice Granbery Walter and Christina Brown by donation
PreferredCitation: Alice Granbery Walter Genealogy Collection, MSS 0000-049, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.