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Rockbridge County News

 Organization

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Conrad M. Speece letter

 Collection
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

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

Lexington, 1959-01-01

 File — Container: RHS Collections #0083 - #0087, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents This file includes a map of Rockbridge County showing primary and secondary highways with a zoomed in scope on Lexington, as well as a map of Lexington from a Rockbridge County News article.
Dates: 1959-01-01