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Catalog Number HRHS-101
Collection Walter M. Zirkle Collection
Object Name Collection
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.

Collection contains documents and correspondence relating the Zirkle family.

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