Virginia T. Mosley Local History

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Title

Virginia T. Mosley Local History

Description

Virginia Mosley was the Borough of Tenafly Historian from 1963 to 2004. She worked tirelessly to record and preserve the history of Tenafly. Poems, histories, maps, crewel embroidery pictures created by Mrs. Mosley are included in this collection.

Find maps, essays and more of her poems as well as photos of historic Tenafly on our digital archive.

Creator

Virginia Mosley

Source

Virginia Mosley Local History Colletion

Collection Items

Map of Historic Tenafly, printed 1950
Map drawn by Virginia Mosley showing important landmarks from historic Tenafly.

Map of Historic Tenafly, printed 1952
Map drawn by Virginia Mosley showing important landmarks from historic Tenafly.

Map of Historic Tenafly, printed 1958, reprinted 1967
Map drawn by Virginia Mosley showing important landmarks from historic Tenafly.

Tour the Town, Map of Tenafly, printed 1972, reprinted 1977
Map drawn by Virginia Mosley showing important landmarks from contemporary Tenafly.

Tenafly Mayors, 1894 - 2022
Listing of Tenafly Mayors 1894-1967(including their political parties) compiled by Borough Historian, Virginia Mosley. Listing of Mayors 1894-2022 complied by Aki Benjamin.

Variations on the Origin of a Name, 1961
Essay written by Tenafly Borough Historian Virginia Mosley describing the history of the development of the name Tenafly.

Letter from Virginia Mosley to the Library Board of Trustees., 1978
Letter to the Library Board of Trustees from Virginia Mosley describing the reasons the public library should create a local history collection that could be made available to all students of history.

Resolution establishing the Tenafly Library  Local History Collection.
Letter to Virginia Mosley from Library Director Jack Thurber announcing the resolution passed by the Library Board of Trustees that establishes the local history collection which will include Mrs. Mosely's person collection. Text of resolution is…

Drummer! Repeat! Repeat! Retreat!
5 crewel embroidery pictures on stretched canvas plus a booklet containing a prose poem depicting people/events from the Revolutionary War when American Troops retreated from the Palisades on the west shore of the Hudson River. Created in 1976 to in…

Poems by Virginia Mosley
Six poems written by Virginia Mosley, Borough Historian. Each appeared on a separate card.
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