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Hayes Creek Mound, 1901-09

 File — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 7

Scope and Contents

This file contains two copies of the "Report of the Exploration of the Hayes Creek Mound Rockbridge County, Va." The report includes a typewritten note from F.P. Tompkins noting that this particular edition was gifted to the librarian of the Rockbridge Historical Society. The report includes a brief description of the state of the burial grouds and the positions the bodies were laid in upon excavation. The report also includes a drawn diagram of the burial site, as well as plates of photographs depicting skeletons. Written by Edward P. Valentine, for the Valentine Museum in Richmond, VA.


  • Creation: 1901-09


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to research use.


From the Collection: 10 Files (Folders 1-10, RHS-Coll #0060-0076)

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Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA