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Contains 36 Results:

Academics: Economics, 1994-04-25

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Published lecture by retired professor John McKenzie Gunn, dated April 25, 1994; "Can Economics be Both Relevant and 'good'?"

Dates: 1994-04-25

African Americans

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Folder includes four items: "A Community's Stories" article from The News Gazzette concerning an exhibit by the Rockbridge Historical Society; a list of 'Old Lexington Colored People,' from the early 1900's from Leslie Lyle Campbell's notes; information on a group of slaves from Caroline County (a page copied from Colonial Caroline: a History of Caroline County, Virginia); and a letter to Special Collections concerning information on the holdings of records concerning black history in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1609 - 2016

African Americans

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

143 pages printed from the 1810 Virginia Census, listing "Other Free" Heads of Household, by family name.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1609 - 2016

Slavery, 1850 - 1991

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Copy of Washington Post article, "The Captive Nations of Slaves," covering an exhibit at the Museum of the Confederacy named "Before Freedom Came," 1991. Receipt for purchase of slave, John. January 26, 1850.

Dates: 1850 - 1991

Almanacs, 1874

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Folder includes "Pierce's Memorandum and Account Book: Designed for Farmers, Mechanics, and all People," 1872.

Dates: 1874

Alone Mill

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

Folder includes a copy of a report of "Approval of Site, Plans, etc." for a school house at Alone Mill; a balance sheet by Alone Canning Co., and a photocopy of a pencil drawn map of Alone Mill.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1609 - 2016

Archaelogy, 1989

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

Folder includes "Selected Bibliography for Historic Artifact Identification and Analysis" prepared by Kurt C. Russ and John M. McDaniel, for distribution at 1989 ASV Historic Artifact Workshop.

Dates: 1989

Asheville, North Carolina

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents

Contains booklet titled "Battle of Asheville."

Dates: Majority of material found within 1609 - 2016

APVA, 1989

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents

Contains two copies of "The Ruth Anderson McCulloch Branch of The Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiguqities: 1896-1987."

Dates: 1989

Helpline, 1992-12

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents

Contains a booklet titled "A Rockbridge Area Resource Guide for People in Need." Prepared by Helpline/Information and Referral and United Way of Lexington-Rockbridge County.

Dates: 1992-12

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools , 1996-04 - 1996-05

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents

"Procedings" publication published by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, including reports and activities of the 100th Annual Meeting in Atlanta Georgia as well as current lists of member insitutions.

Dates: 1996-04 - 1996-05

History, 1758

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 21
Scope and Contents

Includes photocopy of a 1758 schedule titled "To the Militia of the Coutny of Augusta, and for Provisions furnished by sundry inhabitants of the said county, viz."

Dates: 1758

Agricultural Society of Rockbridge, 1839-10-17

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

Address delivered before the Agricultural Society of Rockbridge, at its annual Fair, at Fancy Hill, October 17, 1839, by the Rev. Henry Ruffner, D. D., President of Washington College. The Lexington Gazette, and Rockbridge Farmer, June 23, 1840.

Dates: Event: 1839-10-17

Freed Slaves in Rockbridge Co. , 1805-02-05 - 1860-05-07

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Register of Free Negroes of Rockbridge County, Virginia, with index. According to the Act of the General Assembly of Virginia. Passed January 25, 1803

Dates: Event: 1805-02-05 - 1860-05-07

Register of Marriages, 1822 - 1866

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Register of Marriages, Colored Persons in Rockbridge County under act of Virginia Assembly Passed February 27, 1866

Dates: Event: 1822 - 1866