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Box 1

 Container

Contains 46 Collections and/or Records:

General, 1967

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This file consists of general files from Lexington City offices and the Historic American Buildings survey inventory detailing origins of numerous historic houses. Includes Clifton House, unnamed Natural Bridge House, Halfway House, King and Anne's Manor (formerly Roseland and the White House), Lebanon Prebsyterian Church, unnamed Alone Mill house, Mackey's Tavern, Neriah Bapist Church, Pendleton-Coles House, the Red House, Rockbridge Alum Springs, Sleepy Hollow (Old Withrow Place, and later...
Dates: 1967

General, 1969 - 1970

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents This file consists of two copies of introductory notes to the Rockbridge Heritage House tour for the years 1969 and 1970. The convered houses in the notes have historical backgrounds. The following houses appear in the notes: Alexander-Withrow House, VMI Superintendent's Quarters, Stono, Clifton, Maple Hill, Timber Ridge Church, Horatio Thompson House, The Red House, Mulberry Grove, New Providence Presbyterian Church, Briarwood, Bellevue, Maxwelton, Level Loop, Windy Glen, Cedar Grove, Reeves...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 1970

General, 1970-05 - 1981-10-19

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents This file consists of materials related to the Historic Lexington Foundation, including the information on the property acquistion of the Jacob M. Ruff House, a pamphlet on the Historic Lexington Foundation and its work on the Alexander-Withrow house (corner of Main and Washington St), an invitation to the Historic Lexington Foundation's Parking Lot Party behind the Central Hotel, and remarks from the first annual Historic Lexington Foundation Dinner.
Dates: 1970-05 - 1981-10-19

General, 1939-04-19

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents This file consists of a Rockbridge County News article on historic houses and land donations given to the county, as well as a typescript essay entitled "Historic and Romantic Balcony Downs," which recounts early Rockbridge County conflict with Native Americans.
Dates: 1939-04-19

General

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of essays, reports, financial documentation, and other historic records documenting the presence, arcitecture, development, or evolution of local houses in and around Rockbridge County and Lexington, Virginia.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1995

General, 1946-04-04

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents This file consists of a newspaper article entitled "Preservation of Old Buildings Is Commended" by Ellen G. Anderson. The contents of the article are related to various Lexington and Rockbridge County Sites that had historic preservation efforts.
Dates: 1946-04-04

General, 1938-11-06 - 1939-08-31

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents This file consists of three newspaper articles, two of which are from Rockbridge County News, which all provide general histories of a variety of historic homes in the Lexington and Rockbridge Area. The file also includes a typescript essay on old homes in and near Lexington, as well as a housing bond and appraisal letter from Gauranty Bond and Mortgage Company in Richmond, Virginia.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1938-11-06 - 1939-08-31

General

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents This file consists of unlabeled photo negatives of historic Lexington Houses, likely taken by a representative or member of the Rockbridge Hisorical Society. No dates.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1995

Alexander House - Two Forgotten College Houses, by L.L. Campbell

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents This file consists of a typescript essay entitled "Two Forgotten College Houses."
Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1995

Alexander House - Withrow House and Log House, 1942-02

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents This file consists of the handwritten draft of "The Forgotten College Houses."
Dates: 1942-02