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RHS Collections #0060 - #0076

 Container

Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:

Buena Vista, Buffalo Forge, John Jordan

 File — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents This file contains typescript essays and historical accounts of the development and ownership of Buena Vista and Buffalo Forge ironworks. Also includes a map of the county and the location of ironworks with notes from Douglas Brady in 1944. Contains detailed map of Buffalo Forge. Includes Richmond Times-Dispatch article on the ironworks from 1936. Includes photocopy of article explaining ironwork processes at the time.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1956-09-15

General, 1954

 File — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Includes typescript essays entitled "Iron-masters of Rockbridge County," "The Old Charcoal Iron Furnaces; Its Construction and Operation, "Victoria Furnace at Goshen," "Extracts from the Testimony in the Law Suit Weaver vs. Jordan Davis and Co." and "A Biographical Sketch of William Weaver." Also includes Lexington New Gazette article on iron works, a Richmond Times-Dispatch article on Rockbridge "pyramid." Inlcudes essay entitled "California Furnace," as well as essay about the history of...
Dates: 1954

Ironmasters

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0065
Scope and Contents This file contains records related to the history of Ironworks in Rockbridge County. Includes typescript papers on Ironmasters, different iron works locations, extracts from law suits, newspaper clippings, biographical sketches, publication materials, and maps of Irish Creek.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1956-09-15

Henry D. Ford letters and political speech broadsiles

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0071
Scope and Contents This file consists of Henry D. Flood letters from the Honorable Greenlee Davidson Letcher, as well as the public speaking postings for Congressman H.D. Flood and Senator W.P. Barksdale, as well as Col. Robert Catlett.
Dates: 1898-09-16 - 1902-10-06

Letter from O.P. Baldwin to Franklin Society, Lexington, Virginia

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0073
Scope and Contents This file contains a letter from O.P. Baldwin to the Franklin Society of Lexington detailing his availability and topics for a series of lectures in December of 1856. The letter includes information on pay, and has a list of four members of the Franklin Society. Letter addressed from Richmond.
Dates: 1856-11-20

Subscription List for the Rockbridge Repository Newspaper

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0074
Scope and Contents This file consists of the subscription registry for Rockbridge Repository with notable citizen signatures. The Rockbridge Repository was a Republican publication headed by John McMullin, which included "official information, public documents, Congressional proceedings and debates, proceedings of the Virginia Assembly" as well as essays on literary, agricultural and commercial subjects. Price of subscription is two dollars per year. The signatures are of citizens in their own hands. File also...
Dates: 1803-09-03

Christian Social Services Report, Lexington, Virginia

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0075
Scope and Contents This file consists of a handwritten report of work accomplished in Christian Social Services from April 20th to July 15th of an unspecified year (likely in the 1930s). The report is written in first person. Christian Social Services helped provide food, clothes, and other needs for citizens living in poverty. The report includes a list of members of the group, with their resposibilities as far as charitable work.
Dates: 1930