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The Roanoke Times


Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Brady, Pat, 2001

 File — Box 2, Folder: 29
Scope and Contents

E-mail message to the Washington and Lee community concerning Brady's death, obituaries from the News-Gazette and The Roanoke Time. Article titled "'Pat' Brady's Life One of Quiet Service to a Community He Loved So Dearly," the News-Gazette.

Dates: 2001

Brown, Manly, 1998 - 2001

 File — Box 2, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents

Articles from three local newspapers titled "He's a Third-Generation Blacksmith," "The Village Blacksmith, Manly Brown, Dies at 93," "Family Dreams of Living Museum. Jack Chaffee as Blacksmith and Curator of Brown's Forge."

Dates: 1998 - 2001

Canfield, Verne, 1995

 File — Box 3, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

File includes article "Coach Nears End of Not-So-Typical Career: Washington and Lee's Canfield Prepares for Life After 31 Years of Generals' Basketball," and a Roanoke Times article named " 'I Hope I've Touched Some Lives.' "

Dates: 1995

Caudill, Charles, 1994-02

 File — Box 3, Folder: 10

Col Alto, 1952-07-27

 File — Box 1, Folder: 32
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This file consists of a typescript essay on the history of visitors, architecture, and ownership of Col Alto, a Roanoke Times article on a lawn party held at Col Alto, a letter from Mrs. Gordon G. Heiner, Jr. to Don Bruce McClelland related to a murder near Col Alto, and a printed copy of a Hampton Inn's historical description of the building.

Dates: 1952-07-27

DeLaney, Ted, 1993 - 1998

 File — Box 3, Folder: 32
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File includes three articles concerning Professor DeLaney's professional career.

Dates: 1993 - 1998

Fishwick, Marshall, 2006

 File — Box 4, Folder: 9
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File includes an article titled "He Disciplined Popular Culture" as well as an obituary.

Dates: 2006

Forts, 1960-02

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 6
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This file constains a group of serially published newspaper articles on the history of George Washington developing and using frontier forts in order to create defensive structures to limit casualties and damages from Native American raids and conflicts. Articles published between February 14th to March 6th, 1960.

Dates: 1960-02

Gaines, Francis Pendleton, 1930

 File — Box 4, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents

File includes a photocopy of Roanoke Times newspaper clipping titled "New President of Washington and Lee."

Dates: 1930

General, 20th century newspaper articles describing events in the 1750s.

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 1
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This file contains a Lexington Gazette article describing a general history of Native American presence and conflict in Rockbridge County, an article on a Shawnee raid on cabins located on Purgatory Creek, and a manuscript chapter recounting a settler's child being kidnapped by Native Americans.

Dates: Majority of material found within 20th century newspaper articles describing events in the 1750s.

Greenberg, Mel, 1974 - 1998

 File — Box 4, Folder: 24
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File includes photocopies of articles concerning the life and career of Mel Greenberg.

Dates: 1974 - 1998

Groot, Roger, 2005

 File — Box 4, Folder: 26
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File includes a memorial program as well as an obituary by the Roanoke Times.

Dates: 2005

Harwood, Doug, 1993-09-19

 File — Box 4, Folder: 33
Scope and Contents

File includes photocopy of article titled "Off the beaten path: the Chronicler of Lexington is an institution himself."

Dates: 1993-09-19

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. Also included a brochure reprinted and distributed by Stonewall Jackson Memorial Incorporate, Lexington, Virginia, "The Religious Character of Stonewall Jackson," an address by James Power Smith, D.D., Captain and A.D.C. Staff of General Jackson. The address was delivered at the...
Dates: 1700 - 2018

Lee, Annie

 File — Box 6, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents File includes an article concerning the death of Annie Lee by The Roanoke News; a copy of music sung at Ms. Lee's funeral and the Washington and Lee memorial service; articles titled "Famous Daughter Laid to Rest at W&L" and "Annie Lee's Remains Now in Lee Chapel"; a program, In Memoriam Anne Carter Lee; invitation to private memorial service and luncheon at Lee House; remarks made by Mary Coulling at the private memorial service; remarks made by Capt. Peniston at the private memorial...
Dates: 1700 - 2018

Manning, Dennis, 2001

 File — Box 7, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

File includes an article by the Roanoke Times entitled, "New Headmaster Mixes Work and Play."

Dates: 2001

McCown, John Graham , 1934

 File — Box 7, Folder: 21

Native Americans

 Collection — 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

Paul's Fort, 1970-05-03

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 9
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This file consists of a copy of a Roanoke Times article entitled "Highway Passes Over Site of Fort" by George Wilson. Talks about viewing the fort from their perspective in the 1970s.

Dates: 1970-05-03

Additional filters:

Archival Object 20
Collection 1
Shawnee Indians 3
Rockbridge County (Va.) -- Land settlement 2
Virginia -- Rockbridge County 2
Battles 1
Historic buildings 1