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Rockbridge County News


Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Conrad M. Speece letter

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0467
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Professor Conrad M. Speece to Polly Hanna, daughter of prominent Lexington citizen Matthew Hanna, dated 1791 and a transcription of an article in the Rockbridge County News in which the letter was printed. The letter addresses gender roles of the 1700s, specifically the perceived innate characteristics of women and their ability and desire to learn.
Dates: 1791

Ford, Joe H., Jr. , 1934

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 14

General, 1939-04-19

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents This file consists of a Rockbridge County News article on historic houses and land donations given to the county, as well as a typescript essay entitled "Historic and Romantic Balcony Downs," which recounts early Rockbridge County conflict with Native Americans.
Dates: 1939-04-19

General, 1946-04-04

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents This file consists of a newspaper article entitled "Preservation of Old Buildings Is Commended" by Ellen G. Anderson. The contents of the article are related to various Lexington and Rockbridge County Sites that had historic preservation efforts.
Dates: 1946-04-04

General, 1938-11-06 - 1939-08-31

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents This file consists of three newspaper articles, two of which are from Rockbridge County News, which all provide general histories of a variety of historic homes in the Lexington and Rockbridge Area. The file also includes a typescript essay on old homes in and near Lexington, as well as a housing bond and appraisal letter from Gauranty Bond and Mortgage Company in Richmond, Virginia.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1938-11-06 - 1939-08-31

Jackson, Stonewall

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents File includes article titled "Window on the Past: An Unusual Tribute to Stonewall Jackson;" "'Stonewall' Jackson's Grave;" "Jackson Day," and many more copies of similarly focused articles from local newspapers.
Dates: 1700 - 2018

Lacy, Beverley, Rev. Dr. , 1900

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents File includes an obituary from the Rockbridge County News, November 8, 1900.
Dates: 1900

Lee, Elijah , 1910

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 9

Lee, Robert E. Col.

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents File includes an obituary by the Lexington Gazette, articles in the Rockbridge County News and the Lexington Gazette concerning his death and funeral, one entitled "The Burial March of Dundee." In addition, the file includes a Ring-tum Phi article entitled, "May Remove Colonel Lee from Chapel."
Dates: 1700 - 2018