Collection Title: Thomas A. Urbine Jr. Collection

Collection Number: 224

Box Numbers: 1-19

RepositoryChester County Historical Society

Project Archivist: Marwood Darlington


Thomas A. Urbine Jr. 1915-1982, was born in Oxford Township, Chester County, Pa. He was a son of Thomas A. and Violet Jane Whiteside Urbine. He owned and operated the Norwoord Florists for 29 years. After his retirement in 1971, he pursued his hobby of genealogy and local history, having contacts with families throughout the United States. He was a member of Chester County Historical Society, where he volunteered at for many years and was on the list of professional genealogists recommended by the Society. Southern Lancaster and Chester, Pa, Cecil County, Maryland, and Delaware were his special areas of research.

Collections Scope:

The collection consists of Thomas Urbine Jr’s genealogical and local history correspondences, along with his research papers.

Collection Arrangement:

The collection is organized by box number and file number.

Collections Contents: