John R. Biddle Collection, 1925-1979
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Brief Description: One 1925-1935 sports scrapbook, one circa 1947-1948 notebook of information regarding the Norfolk Fire Department, one map of Cape Henry, Virginia, and photographs taken primarily in Norfolk, Virginia.
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 2019-024
Created by: Biddle, John R. (1913-2004)
Volume: 4.0 Folders
Acquired: 06/00/2019.
Arrangement: Arranged by subject.
Biographical Note for Biddle, John R. (1913-2004) : John Robert Biddle was born on October 16, 1913 in Norfolk, Virginia. He worked for the American Tobacco Company as a processing plant supervisor. Biddle married Bernice Pritchard Owens on June 14, 1952 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. He married Ann Rowena Polk on May 10, 1971 in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Biddle was a member of Christ Lutheran Church. He died on January 25, 2004 in Norfolk, Virginia and was buried at Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk, Virginia.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.
Subject Index
Cape Henry (Virginia Beach, Va.)
Historic buildings--Virginia--Norfolk
Military funerals
Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.). Fire Department
Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority
Genres/Forms of Material
Clippings (information artifacts)
Maps (documents)
Printed ephemera
Ticket stubs
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: Unknown
PreferredCitation: John R. Biddle Collection, MSS 2019-024, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.