RHS Coll. Rockbridge Historical Society Collections
Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:
19th and 20th Century Valley of Virginia Folk Art Exhibition Catalog
This is the catalog for the exhibition 19th & 20th Century Valley of Virginia Folk Art, which was held at Southern Seminary College in Buena Vista, VA during April 1991. This catalog contains descriptive information about the pieces in the exhibit, all of which were from the collection of Linda and Kurt Russ.
"A Study in Ecology" by Horace M. Dalton
Ackerly Family Papers
African-American Heritage Exhibit materials
This collection contains research materials gathered during 2001 for an African American heritage exhibit put on by Rockbridge Historical Society. It also contains a booklet from 125th anniversary of the First Baptist Church in Lexington, Va.
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities Papers
This collection contains various items related to the Association, such as newsletters, membership information, newspapers clippings about the society, and other notes. Photocopies of 1996 Preservation Essays
Bank of Rockbridge Collection
This collection consists of an Account Book dated 1862-1864 and a 1913 Everyday Almanac and Home Helps published by the Bank of Rockbridge. The almanac has a photograph of Natural Bridge on the back cover. It also includes a map of Fishersville and Chancellorsville.
Brady Family Papers
Camp Okahahwis Collection
Construction Proposal and Engineer's Report for the North River Navigation Company
Contracts for hire of enslaved persons by the William Ackerly estate
Daughters of the American Revolution, Virginia Frontier Chapter Records
This collection consists of the chapter's membership lists and meeting agendas for 1956-1957, 1959-1960, 1960-1961.
East Lexington (Va.) Covered Bridge Research Materials
This collection contains materials about the covered bridge, which previously crossed over the Maury River at Lexington, Va, including correspondence and newspaper clippings.
Ebenezer Women's Society History Brochure
Brochure covering the history of the Ebenezer Women's Society from 1882-1972.
Elizabeth McDannald autograph album
This collection consists of Elizabeth McDannald's autograph album from the mid-19th century. Includes poems written by various individuals, some identified only by initials, including one poem on Natural Bridge. At least one poem was written by a student, M. E. Hamilton at Ann Smith Academy.
First National Bank of Lexington, Virginia Collection
This collection contains two pamphlets entitled Report on Condition from 1897 and 1909, which contain statistics about the bank's current financial situation. The 1909 pamphlet has an etching of the bank on its front cover and etchings of VMI and W&L on the back cover.
Franklin Society and Library Company Papers
This collection contains various papers of the Franklin Society and Library Company, including written histories of the society and an annual address by Henry Ruffner.
Friends of Temperance Records
This collection consists of the following printed materials: constitution and bylaws, meeting minutes, ceremonial cards, odes, and a book of rituals.
Ignorance Club Collection
This collection contains the Ignorance Club's programs for years 1909-1910, 1934-1935, 1935-1936, 1936-1937, 1941-42, which contain officer lists, membership lists, lists of club rules, and schedules of the year's meetings and member presentations. It also includes what is believed to be the first paper written by a society member for presentation at a meeting, which was R. F. Anderson on March 13, 1908.
J. Woods Culton hunting license and celluloid button
A wallet sized paper huntin license and accompanying celluoid "resident license" button for hunting, fishing, and trapping in Rockbridge County, Virginia resident J. Culton Woods, of Brownsburg, Rockbridge County, Virginia.
John M. Ruff account books
These two volume (290+) page account books contain: documents, business accounts and names of customers from six years of Ruff's Lexington, Virginia hat shop.
Land grant document to William Galloway by the Commonwealth of Virginia
Land grant for William Galloway near the confluence of the James River and Cowpasture River in what was Botetourt County, Virginia. This land became part of Alleghany County , Virginia upon the formation of that county in 1822. The document is signed by Virginia governor Thomas Jefferson.
Late 19th and early 20th Century Almanac Collection
This collection consists of 12 late 19th and early 20th century Almanacs.
Lee-Jackson Memorial Inc. Collection
Lee-Jackson Quarterly Review of Lee-Jackson Memorial Inc. Vol. 5, no. 3, Winter 1976
Lexington and Lexington-Rockbridge County Chamber of Commerce Collection
Lexington Junior Women's Club Records
This collection consists of the club's records including meeting agendas and minutes, invitations to events, programs for events, various reports, and budget information. It also includes some information about other local Junior Women's club chapters. It also contains the Leadership Manual for the Junior and Senior Clubwomen of the Virginia Federation of Women's Clubs, which was revised 1958.