Blandome (Lexington, Va.)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
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