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Blandome (Lexington, Va.)

 Organization

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Blandome

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 23
Scope and Contents This file consists of a typescript essay on Blandome, detailing its ownership history, including how it became the property of prominent Black family in Lexington, the Walkers and Woods. Includes two photos of Blandome.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1995

Blandome and other Walker-Wood properties and history

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 70
Scope and Contents This file consists of real estate listings, photographs, sketches, and maps depicting the location, features, and physical characteristics of Blandome and other Walker-Wood properties.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940

Blandome newspaper clippings

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 71
Scope and Contents This file consists of newspaper clippings, photographs, magazine articles, and a Lexington Historical Society calendar from 1983, which all describe or depict the Blandome home. The folder also contains a copy of the registration form for the National Register of Historic Places for the Blandome home.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940

General, 1969 - 1970

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents This file consists of two copies of introductory notes to the Rockbridge Heritage House tour for the years 1969 and 1970. The convered houses in the notes have historical backgrounds. The following houses appear in the notes: Alexander-Withrow House, VMI Superintendent's Quarters, Stono, Clifton, Maple Hill, Timber Ridge Church, Horatio Thompson House, The Red House, Mulberry Grove, New Providence Presbyterian Church, Briarwood, Bellevue, Maxwelton, Level Loop, Windy Glen, Cedar Grove, Reeves...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 1970

Old photographs of Lexington - copies

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 93
Scope and Contents This file consists of six photocopies of photographs depicting historic Lexington buildings along with Alex Wood's notes. The folder also contains an article from the News Gazette documenting the publication of calendar by the Rockbridge Historical Society that used photos of historic local buildings, such as the Blandome home.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940

Paper on "Little House" at Blandome by Leonard Darby, 1974-05-22

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 69
Scope and Contents This file contains the paper entitled "Orson Fowler, The Domestic Octagon, and 'The Little House at Blandome'" written by F. Leonard Darby for a course on American Architecture. The paper traces the history of octagonal deisgn in domestic homes, and explores its use in Blandome.
Dates: 1974-05-22

Walker-Wood Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0294
Scope and Contents These papers include many photographs and items concerning the Walker and Wood families, their homes, their activities; and material about the economic, social, educational, and religious life of the African-American community in Lexington, Virginia. Extensive notes have been provided by Alex Wood, identifying his family members in photos, marking records to indicate relevance or functional purpose, and occasionally providing his perspective on the contents of records. Numerous records concern...
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940