Fancy Gap Church Singing Class Photograph
Scope and Content
The Fancy Gap Church Singing Group Photograph is a halftone print, showing a group standing in front of the north side of the Fancy Gap Church in Carroll County, Virginia. The names of individuals pictured are included in a caption beneath the photo itself and include Rev. John Horton, Rev. John Wm. Morris, Prof. J. C. Carper, D.D., and Judge D. W. Bolen. Other family names figuring predominantly within the group are Beamer, Combs, Monday, Morris, and Smith. The caption cites W. [R.?] Morris as the photo's printer and owner.
- ca. 1900
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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Fancy Gap is a community within Carroll County, Virginia. No historical information could be found regarding a Fancy Gap Church, although one source listed it as an alternative name for Fancy Gap Methodist Church. It is believed that the group in this photo may have been composed of members of various churches within the community.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
The collection contains a photograph of the Fancy Gap Church Singing Class.
Source of Acquisition
The Fancy Gap Church Singing Class Photograph was purchased by Special Collections in 2008.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Fancy Gap Church Singing Class Photograph by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing and description of the Fancy Gap Church Singing Class Photograph commenced and was completed in August 2008.
- Fancy Gap Church Singing Class Photograph, ca. 1900
- John M. Jackson, Archivist
- 2008 (CC0 1.0)
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