Raymond J. Kirby Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents
Scrapbooks contains approximately 150 photographs and newspaper clippings (all annotated by Kirby) on the Camille Flood of August 1969 (photographs include Nelson County and Buena Vista, Virginia) and approximately 170 photographs of the construction of the Route 11 corridor bypass around the City of Lexington, Virginia.
- Creation: 1969
- Kirby, Raymond J (Compiler, Person)
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Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Raymond J. Kirby was a government employee working for the Virginia Department of Transportation during the time of Hurricane Camille.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Danny Hall.
Camille: A Night Not Forgotten, supplement for The News-Gazette, August 14, 2019.
Genre / Form
- United States -- United States Highway 11
- Virginia -- Buena Vista
- Virginia -- Nelson County
- Virginia -- Rockbridge County
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