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Catalog Number HRHS-101
Collection Walter M. Zirkle Collection
Object Name Collection
Scope & Content BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Dr. Walter M. Zirkle was born on July 14, 1930, in Harrisonburg, and was the son of the late Walter M. Zirkle Sr. and Mae Bostick Zirkle.

He was a graduate of Harrisonburg High School, received a BS degree from Randolph-Macon College in 1952 and received his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia in 1956. He then completed a surgical internship at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Md. He served as a captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps at Fort Gordon, Ga. for two years followed by a four-year residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical College of Virginia. He returned to Harrisonburg to start private practice in 1962.

SCOPE AND CONTENT:
Collection contains documents and correspondence relating the Zirkle family.



COLLECTION INVENTORY:
Folder 1: Miscellaneous receipts and correspondence
Folder 2: Virginia Craftsman ads
Folder 3: Bylaws of 1927 Whist Club, miscellaneous brochures
Folder 4: Folder 4: Account Book for Moore's Store, Shenandoah County, VA, 1891
Folder 5: Commercial catalogs, and "The Townsend Plan" by Talfourd N. Haas in 1936
Receipts from W. L. Figgat & Sons from the 1930's
Folder 6: Register from Rawley Springs Hotel, June 1892 - September 1898.

Unidentified ledger, possibly from Texas with 19th century clippings related to the Civil
Title Walter M. Zirkle Collection