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Lexington Gazette. (Lexington, Va.)

 Organization

Also known as the "News-Gazette."

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

McCown Family , 1908

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 24
Scope and Contents File includes a wide range of materials. Various photocopies contain documentation of Charles A. McCown and Alertie C. Anderson's wedding in 1907. In addition, a list ascertains the burial of Charles A. McCown, Alertie McCown, and their infant at Fawn Creek Cemetary. A map of Montgomeny Co. KS. Cemeteries highlights cemetery 16 (Fawn Creek). Another map highlights the location of McCowan Springs in Bath County. Additionally, there are three articles by The Coffeyville Daily...
Dates: 1908; 1909; 1919; 2002; 1989; 1982; 1937; 1918

McCown, James L.

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents File includes a Rockbridge County News article entitled, "Civil War Memoirs of Mr. McCown Telling of Life in Northern Prison"; other brief newspaper notices about McCown from The Dallas Daily Herald; an obituary from the Lexington Gazette; and an image of Dr. Albert McCown and his father James L. McCown.
Dates: 1700 - 2018

Native Americans

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0062
Scope and Contents This collection consists of files containing newspaper articles, history essays and writing, and photographs concerning Native American land, battles with colonial settlers, prominent figures, and forts in Rockbridge County. Many materials describe the Shawnee Tribe and their presence and relationship with settlers in Kerrs Creek, Abbs' Valley, Balcony Falls, and Hayes Creek Mound. Some materials concern the death of Chief Cornstalk, also known as Hokoleskwa, and the Kerrs Creek Massacre.
Dates: 1872 - 1988

Newspaper Clipping of Gifts to the Rockbridge Historical Society by Mrs. Burton Deaver, 1974-02-06

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 30
Scope and Contents This file contains an article entitled "Old Trough, Foundation To Be Displayed Here," which documents the gift of a 19th century stone watering trough and a Victorian-style cast iron fountain from Mrs. Burton Deaver to the Rockbridge Historical Society.
Dates: 1974-02-06

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

Robert V. Ignico Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0410
Scope and Contents This collection contains 'Bi-Centennial Issue of Lexington Gazzette Commemorating the Settlement of the Rockbridge Section of Virginia by the White Men, A Tribute To The Scotch-Irish Pioneers', several greeting cards from the school, a collection 19 early football photos, a copy of the Washington and Lee University Bulletin (Volume XLVII, Number 4), a portrait of Robert V. Ignico 1919 as a Brigadier General in the U.S. Air Force, and a scrapbook.
Dates: Inclusive 1919-1970

Walnut Fort, 1936-05-15

 File — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents This file consists of a handwritten manuscript draft entitled "Walnut Fort," later published in the Lexington Gazette on May 15th, 1936. The document describes the physical features of the fort, the cooking practices of those who lived there, other domestic qualities, and the familial history of those who inhabited and maintained the fort.
Dates: 1936-05-15