Lexington Development Company (Lexington, Va.)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection consists of ten notebooks of Humphrey's surveys of Lexington, Buena Vista, and surrounding areas in Virginia, including surveys for the Lexington Development Company.
Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-39
Dates: Majority of material found within 1870 - 1970
Content Description The Roscoe Phelps diary is a bound manuscript entitled "Anecdotes of the Year 1900" written by Washington and Lee University student Richard Roscoe Phelps (Class of 1902). Phelps reports on life as an undergraduate student touching on courtship, recreation, hazing, off-campus boarding and regional travel and exploration of such places in Rockbridge County Virginia as House Mountain and “Lover’s Leap”. Other events covered include the vandalizing of "Old George", the George Washington statue...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1901