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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.
This file contains: a newspaper clipping about Lexington's fire department in 1829; a list of the first group of Lexington firefighters from 1797; and a souvenir booklet of the Forty-third Annual Convention and Tournament of the Virginia State Firemen's Association.
This collection contains newspaper clippings and papers about forests in the Shenandoah Valley.
This collection contains brochures, premium books, newspaper supplements, and other advertisements for Rockbridge County fairs and festivals.
This collection contains a manuscript copy of the company's constitution and bylaws, which mentions that they quelled a rebellion at John Brown's raid. There is also a circa 1860 imprint of this document.
This collection includes a paper entitled 'A trip on foot to the top of the House Mountain' which details a trip Houston made on May 22, 1852 as a Washington College student. House Mountain is located in Rockbridge County, Virginia.
This manuscript is a memoir by Sallie White Bruce about her family's life in the Lexington area during the American Civil War and their involvement with Washington College. It references Hunter's Raid in 1864.
This June 20, 1836 letter to G.A. Baker concerns the celebration of American Independence Day in Lexington, Va.
This collection includes 11 letters from various correspondents, such as Ray Stannard Baker, Charles Evans Hughes, and Woodrow Wilson, as well as addresses, certificates, genealogy, and newspaper clippings.
These account books contain records of treatments applied, fees charged and payments received. 1862-1865 accounts are entered in a daybook of a Collierstown, Virginia general store. 1862 accounts include medical lecture notes.
This collection includes photocopies of records of Parker's Kendall Grove estate on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, as well as an inventory of his posessions (including books), and an excerpt from a history of Northampton County, Virginia.
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- an image of the 'Seven Bends of the Shenandoah River'
- an image of the Appalachian Trail seen from the Shenandoah National Park
- an image of the Luray Singing Tower
- an image of a view of Skyline Drive North from Hawkbill Mountain at Shenandoah National Park, Va.
- an image of Mountain laurel in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
- an image of Upper Falls, White Oak Canyon, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
This collection contains financial records of the Lexington Division of the Sons of Temperance's treasurer, R. J. White, resolutions adopted, and an imprint of minutes from 1852.
This file contains an undated 18th century document recounting a speech by Chief Logan made to white settlers. According to this document, following a violent conflict between white settlers in 1774, which resulted in a number of dead Mingo tribespeople, Logan gave a speech against the whites urging revenge violence.
Post card shows an aerial view of Staunton, VA, Nd. c.1890; Dimensions: 3 12" x 5 1/2"; Names of Staunton Development Company Officials inscribed at the bottom.
This collection contains three letters. One, dated March 7, 1863 written in Caroline County, Va. to Col. Boteler gives Jackson's theories of recommending soldiers for promotion. A second, which is dated Mar. 11, 1854 from Lexington, Va. to E.H.J. McCampbell, concerns Jackson resigning from the Franklin Society and Library Company of Lexington. The third letter, dated June 7, 1858, to Prof. J.L. Campbell describes the operation of the Lexington Colored Sabbath School.
This collection is an AMS notebook (120 p.) that contains clippings, financial reports, reports of teacher examinations, and lists of school committees. The notebook contains records from 1870-1876.