Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
File — Container: Box 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents From the Series: This box includes folders on Lucy P. Ackerly, the Alexander family, the Anderson family, the Baker family, the Beard family, James Beatty, the Bell family, the Bogan family, the Borden family, the Bowyer family, the Brooke family, and the Brown family.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1700 - 1960
File — Box: 13, Folder: 4
Dates: Majority of material found within 1609 - 2016
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of the Anderson and Alexander families including correspondence dealing with legal business, family matters, and Lexington, Virginia affairs. Consists largely of the family correspondence of William Alexander Anderson, Francis T. Anderson, and Mary Anne Alexander Anderson; includes letters to and from Virginia Governor John Letcher, and two letters from Mildred Lee, daughter of Robert E. Lee. Other correspondents include William A. Glasgow, George Hutcheson...
Dates: 1755 - 1958
File — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This file contains a land grant for William A. Anderson for fifty five and a half acres of land in Rockbridge County along the South River. The file also includes a typescript document verifying the original land grant's validity, certified by the Commonwealth of Virginia's Land Office in Richmond, as well as a handrawn map of the area.
Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Content Description This collection is comprised of an eight page typescript essay titled "Colored People in Buffalo District, 1890 - 1957" by Estelle V. Anderson. The essay was written in 1973 and details African American schools, churches, and families of the Buffalo District of southwest Rockbridge County, Va., one of six former magisterial districts which included such communities and locales as Collierstown, Bolivar Mills or Murat, North and South Buffalo, Black's Creek, and Kyger's Hill. The essay includes...
Dates: Essay; Event: Majority of material found within Period covered by the essay.
Scope and Contents There are two volumes of carbon copied letters from Francis Thomas Anderson Junkin to many notable Lexington, Virginia families as well as several photographs and pamphlets.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1913
Scope and Contents Consists largely of correspondence within the Glasgow/Paxton/Anderson family. Correspondence related to Rebekah A. Glasgow dates from 1846 to 1903, and correspondence within the Paxton family dates from 1897 to 1900. Also includes limited correspondence from Ellen Glasgow.
Dates: Inclusive 1846-1945
Scope and Contents Photograph postcard taken at the Tercentennial (300th anniversary) exposition of Jamestown, Va. in 1907. The last names of the three people are Dunlap (from Rockbridge), Anderson, and Arnold.
Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-35
Identifier: WLU -Coll-0043
Scope and Contents A collection of original land deeds and indentures from the vicinity of Rockbridge County, Virginia collected by the Rockbridge Historical Society.
Dates: 1748 - 1920
File — Box: 2, Folder: 87
Scope and Contents This folder contains a report and field notes on Sunnyside and its various owners, including Richard Woods and John Greenlee, and photographs and blueprints of the house and land.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1995