The Harwood family have long-standing ties to the history of Farmville and Prince Edward County, Virginia. The family has been involved in the insurance business in Farmville for over 150 years. Genealogically related families, including the Warren, Booth, Walker, Martin, and Crute families, were involved in the tobacco business and real estate in Farmville, Virginia.

Provenance

These materials, assembled over the generations by members of the Harwood family and related families, were donated to the Farmville-Prince Edward County Historical Society in April 2021.

Scope and Content

This collection, which dates from 1806 to 1983, consists of property deeds, correspondence, wills, photographs, and genealogical materials.

Size

This collection consists of .65 linear feet contained in (1) legal-sized Hollinger box and (1) archival photograph binder.

Notes

There are no restrictions to access or use for research purposes.

The finding aid for the Harwood Family Collection can be viewed here.

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Harwood Family Papers

Harwood Family Photographs