RHS Coll. Rockbridge Historical Society Collections
Found in 70 Collections and/or 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.
Norvelle O'Neal Moses operated the Lee Highway Filling Station and served as a general manager of the Robert E. Lee Hotel in Lexington, Va. The collection consists of his business and personal papers.
This collection consists of the archives of Lexington, Virginia's freemasonry organization, the Mountain City Lodge, No. 67 founded in 1857. The archive inludes early petitions for membership from the fraternal organization's founding era, management and financial records, membership records, a nearly complete run of the annually published bound volumes titled, "Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Virginia" between the late 1850s thhrough the early 1900s.
This collection contains a contract between Lexington, Va.'s Mountain City Masonic Lodge and Washington and Lee University's Kappa Alpha fraternity to rent the lodge's banquet hall in the Tutwiler Building for a period of nine months. The contract is signed by W. Z. Johnstone and J. T. Wilson.The colleciton also contains an undated booklet titled "Bylaws of Mountain City Lodge, No. 67."
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.
This is a Washington and Lee University Honors Thesis by graduating senior David W. Piner with co-authors Charles N. Watson and David T. Moore. Includes bibliographical references. These students were advised by John M. McDaniel.
Program for the third annual Roarin' Minstrel presented by the Lions Club of Lexington, which occurred Oct 24-25, 1946.
This collection contains the papers of the Quisenberry family from 1922-1963 including ephemera collected during their travels, photographs, school papers, items about their religious faith, as well as Lexington, Rockbridge County, Rockingham, and Shenandoah County, VA.
Index-size card advertisement for R. M. Mongomery, who was a dealer in furniture, sewing machines, organs, and pianos and a manufacturer or Mongomery's family medicines. Mongomery's business was located in Raphine, VA.
A receipt for the purchase of an enslaved African American girl named Charlotte who was sold by Samuel Mosby to David Anderson Jr. for $258 on June 16, 1828 in Hanover, Virginia. Joseph Mosby also signed the document as a witness.
This collection contains a printed pamphlet of the organization's bylaws.
This collection consists of financial records of the organization.
This collection contains biographical and historical information on various people and places.
A collection of original land deeds and indentures from the vicinity of Rockbridge County, Virginia collected by the Rockbridge Historical Society.
This collection consists of research files on local and regional cemeteries, especially those found in Rockbridge and Augusta counties in Virginia. The files are arranged alphabetically by name of cemetery and are comprised of both primary and secondary resources.
This collection consists of research files on local and regional churches, especially those found in Rockbridge and Augusta counties in Virginia. The files are arranged alphabetically by name of church and are comprised of both primary and secondary resources.
This collection contains: newspaper clippings about Hurricane Camille; a record of a song recorded by J. Mark Jones about the night of the hurricane; three copies of a report titled "Reaction of Flood Victims in Rockbridge County, Virginia" by a Washington and Lee class in Research Methods and Politics and Sociology; and a poster advertising the 50th anniversary commemoration of Hurricane Camille.