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Richard Jennings Gaines Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0081
Scope and Contents

This letter is written to William H. Dennis describing the girls and outings in Rockbridge County and the attraction of the study of astronomy.

Dates: 1819

Robert Alexander Legal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0037
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a deed, dated August 13, 1747, for a tract of land near the town of Greenville, Augusta County, Virginia, conveyed to Robert Alexander from William Beverley and two legal papers connected with the deed. There is also an authorized English Bible, 1766, with Robert Alexander's signature. Genealogical information by George Diehl is housed in the control folder.

Dates: 1747 - 1766

Robert E. Lee Family papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0064
Scope and Contents This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865...
Dates: Inclusive 1792-1935; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1870

Robert E. Lee to Louisa Washington letters

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-7
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0669
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of six letters written from Robert E. Lee to Louisa Washington between September 1861 and December 1868. Louisa Washington was the eldest child of John Augustine Washington, III of Fauquier County, Va., the last Washington family descendant and private individual to own the Washington family estate Mount Vernon. A key subject of select letters is Colonel John A. Washington’s death on September 13, 1861 while serving on the staff of General Robert E. Lee as...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1861 - 1868

Robert Seager Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0346
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of typed copies of a diary (1840-1841) and correspondence of the Gardiner family of New York, with information about their business dealings, political associations, and their relation to the Tylers of Virginia. The photocopies contain Seager's annotations.

Dates: Inclusive 1840-1887; Majority of material found within Bulk 1840-1860

Robert V. Ignico Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0410
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 'Bi-Centennial Issue of Lexington Gazzette Commemorating the Settlement of the Rockbridge Section of Virginia by the White Men, A Tribute To The Scotch-Irish Pioneers', several greeting cards from the school, a collection 19 early football photos, a copy of the Washington and Lee University Bulletin (Volume XLVII, Number 4), a portrait of Robert V. Ignico 1919 as a Brigadier General in the U.S. Air Force, and a scrapbook.

Dates: Inclusive 1919-1970

Rockbridge Alum Springs Broadside

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0354
Scope and Contents

This broadside advertises the medicinal waters of Rockbridge Alum Springs, Virginia.

Dates: 1911-03-23

Rockbridge Baths Hotel Ledger

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0272
Scope and Contents

This register contains names of guests who visited the Rockbridge Baths, Virginia hotel between June 1871 and May 1882. Among them were many prominent faculty members of Washington and Lee University and Virginia Military Institute, as well as guests from the city of Lexington, Virginia.

Dates: Inclusive 1876-1882

Rockbridge County Bicentennial Commission Records

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Identifier: RHS-Coll-0024
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of financial records of the organization.

Dates: 1977 - 1978

Rockbridge County Circuit Court Ephemera Collection

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0179
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four broadsides offering land for sale at public auction as ordered by the Circuit Court of Rockbridge County from 1874-1885. Commissioners executing these sales were: J.G. Steele, W.P. Houston, S.H. Letcher, C.A. Davidson and W.P. Hanger. Litigants and defendants in the associated Circuit Court cases include: E.S. Tutwiler, John Mohler, Andrew Lindsay, A.T. Hanger, James Kennedy and A.J. McBride. The land parcels offered at auction are in Rockbridge County and...
Dates: Inclusive 1874-1885

Rockbridge County, County Court memorandum book

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0461
Scope and Contents

This memorandum book contains entries in various hands of fines paid and damages assessed in court cases, including slander, property damage, and liability suits.

Dates: Inclusive 1801-1802

Rockbridge County Fair Collection

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0517
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a List of Premiums, Rules, and Regulations booklet for the first annual Rockbridge County Fair, which took place in Lexington, Virginia on September 20-23, 1921.

Dates: 1921

Rockbridge County Militia, 1st Battalion, 8th Regiment Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0128
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of rosters of the Rockbridge County Militia, 1st Battalion, 8th Regiment.

Dates: 1841 - 1862

Rockbridge County Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0215
Scope and Contents

This collection contains miscellaneous papers from Rockbridge County, Virginia: receipt of payment to Mr. John T. Figgatt from the Sheriff of Rockbridge Co.; payment receipt dated January 15, 1851; letter dated Nov. 18, 1883; dental bill; list entitled 'Rules of this school'; and 2 small notebooks.

Dates: Inclusive 1856-1890

Rockbridge County records

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0067
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Rockbridge County records, including tax lists, ordinary licenses, muster rolls, lists of enslaved people, court cases, and election polls.

Dates: 1778-1912

Rockbridge County (Va.) Militia roll

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0014
Content Description

This collection contains a manuscript copy of a list of persons between the ages of 18-45 in Rockbridge County, Va. who were likely to be enrolled in the militia by the laws of the United States. The Rockbridge County militia was the 144th Regiment which was led by Jonathan McKenney and Jonathan M. Templeton. The individuals are listed by Company. The manuscript is dated 1857.

Dates: 1857

Rockbridge County, Virginia Physician's Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0114
Scope and Contents

This medical notebook of an unidentified physician in Rockbridge County, Virginia includes notes on treatments, accounts from 1825-1833, and descriptions of childbirth cases from 1824-1831. There is also a photocopy of the notebook.

Dates: Inclusive 1824-1833

Rockbridge Historical Society Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0009
Scope and Contents This collection consists of various records, such as meeting minutes, papers, and other printed materials, such as newspaper clippings. It contains several copies of a pamphlet of bicentennial historic dates that occured within Rockbridge County and the city of Lexington as compiled by Rockbridge Historical Society president Charles W. Turner. It also contains a typescript from 1956, entitled The River Crossing at Jordan's Point by Martha Ann Spencer, that was submitted to the society's...
Dates: Inclusive 1939-1978 Approximate

Rockbridge Historical Society collection about Arnold's Valley, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0007
Scope and Contents This collection includes an edited typescript titled "Notes on Arnold's Valley" by Washington and Lee University faculty member Miles Poindexter. Poindexter read this paper to the Rockbridge Historical Society (RHS) at their quarterly meeting on October 27, 1941. This is noted in Volume Two of the "Proceedings of the Rockbridge Historical Society." Also included in this collection are two drafts of a paper written for Lexington, Virginia's Ignorance Club on the history of the Arnold Family...
Dates: 1940-07-22

Rockbridge Historical Society collection of deeds

 Collection
Identifier: WLU -Coll-0043
Scope and Contents

A collection of original land deeds and indentures from the vicinity of Rockbridge County, Virginia collected by the Rockbridge Historical Society.

Dates: 1748 - 1920

Rockbridge Historical Society files on cemeteries

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-15
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0039
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 2000

Rockbridge Historical Society files on floods and Hurricane Camille

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0049
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-09 - 2019-08

Rockbridge Historical Society files on Gloucester County, Virginia

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0052

Rockbridge Historical Society files on government

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-8
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0054
Dates: Majority of material found within 1803 - 1952

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Campbell, J. L. (John Lyle) 3
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Edmondson, James K., Colonel 3
Franklin Society and Library Company of Lexington (Lexington, Va.) 3
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Graham, William A. (William Alexander) 3
Hunter, David, 1802-1886 3
James River and Kanawha Company (Richmond, Va.) 3
Lee Chapel (Washington and Lee University) 3
Lexington Development Company (Lexington, Va.) 3
Lexington Gazette. (Lexington, Va.) 3
Liberty Hall Academy 3
McDowell, James 3
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 3
Reid, Samuel McDowell 3
Rockbridge Historical Society 3
Tompkins, Edmund Pendleton 3
Alexander, Archibald 2
Anderson, Ellen Graham 2
Ann Smith Academy 2
Bank of Rockbridge (Lexington, Va.) 2
Bookworm and Silverfish 2
Borden, Benjamin, Sr. 2
Bowyer, John, General 2
Brockenbrough, John 2
Campbell, Henry Donald 2
Campbell, Henry Donald, Mrs. 2
Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 2
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Curry, David P. 2
Davidson, Charles A. (Charles Andrew) 2
Davidson, Greenlee 2
Dunlap Family 2
First Baptist Church (Lexington, Va.) 2
Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson 2
Grace Memorial Church (Lexington, Va.) 2
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Henry, Patrick 2
Hill, D. H. (Daniel Harvey), 1821-1889 2
Hotinger, Rice 2
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Jordan, John 2
Jordan, Samuel Francis, 1805-1872 2
Junkin, George, 1798 - 1868 2
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Lee, George Washington Custis 2
Lee, Mary Randolph Custis, 1807-1883 2
Letcher, S. H. (Samuel Houston) 2
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.) 2
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McFarland, Francis W., Reverend 2
Nelson family 2
Paxton family 2
Price, James H. (James Hubert) 2
Princeton Theological Seminary 2
Reid, Andrew Franklin 2
Ruffner, Henry, Reverend 2
Shenandoah Valley Railroad 2
Sherrard, Joseph L. 2
Superintendent of Schools (Rockbridge County, Va.) 2
Tucker, John Randolph 2
United States. Congress. House 2
Virginia Canals & Navigations Society, Inc. 2
Virginia. Circuit Court 2
Virginia. General Assembly 2
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Virginia. Militia. Regiment, 144th 2
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Washington, John Augustine, 1821 - 1861 2
Weaver, William 2
Welsh family 2
Wood, Alexander Barbour 2
Young Men's Christian Associations of North America 2
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Adams, Hugh 1
Adamson, Emily B. 1
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African-Americans. Glasgow, Virginia 1
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