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Rockbridge Historical Society files on hotels

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-12
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0057
Dates: Majority of material found within 1822 - 1987

Rockbridge Historical Society files on Houses

Identifier: RHS-Coll-0059
Scope and Contents

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

Rockbridge Historical Society files on Lexington Fire Department

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0047
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1797 - 1929

Sallie White Bruce Manuscript

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0426
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Inclusive 1940s

Samuel Houston Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0065
Scope and Contents

This June 20, 1836 letter to G.A. Baker concerns the celebration of American Independence Day in Lexington, Va.

Dates: 1836

Sons of Temperance, Lexington Division Records

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0466
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Inclusive 1852-1858

Stonewall Jackson Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0041
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Inclusive 1854-1863

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

Theodore C. (Ted) DeLaney, Jr. Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0525
Scope and Contents The Theodore C. (Ted) DeLaney, Jr. Collection is composed of materials from Dr. Ted DeLaney’s personal and professional life including genealogy and personal history; historical research, correspondences, and papers as historian and professor at Washington and Lee University. The collection is arranged in three series. Of note are Dr. Delaney's research on school desegregation in Lexington, Virginia and in Southwest Virginia and a series of video interviews with Dr. DeLaney completed in...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Majority of material found within 1940 - 2020

Tony Conway Memorial Program

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0585
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two programs for the memorial service, which was held at V.M.I.'s Jackson Memorial Hall on March 6, 2015. The program includes images of Tony and his family.

Dates: 2015-03-06

Town Council Minutes and Ordinance Books for the City of Lexington, Virginia

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0698
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 12 folio sized leather bound minute books documenting the meetings of the Lexington, Virginia Town Council, from August 1835 to August 1958 accompanied by two folio sized leather bound ordinance books from the Lexington Town Council. The first volume of town ordinances dates from August 1874 to August 1903 and the second volume dates from Februay 1911 to December 1931.

Dates: Inclusive August 1835-August 1958

Walker-Wood Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0294
Scope and Contents These papers include many photographs and items concerning the Walker and Wood families, their homes, their activities; and material about the economic, social, educational, and religious life of the African-American community in Lexington, Virginia. Extensive notes have been provided by Alex Wood, identifying his family members in photos, marking records to indicate relevance or functional purpose, and occasionally providing his perspective on the contents of records. Numerous records...
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940

William Alexander Graham Narrative

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0099
Scope and Contents

A narrative of William Alexander Graham's journeys, medical training, and career from 1816-1819, in Lexington, and Abingdon, Virginia and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, taken from his diaries and letters, including references to some well-known contemporary figures like actors James Wallack and Thomas Cooper and artist Benjamin West.There is a summary of included names and places in the control folder.

Dates: Inclusive 1816-1819

Withrow Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0164
Scope and Contents

Contains genealogies of Lucy Johnson Withrow; correspondence of Louie Moran to Margaret Withrow, 1919; licences and receipts for John Withrow's general store, 1882-1920; also includes 3 ALS of M. H. Johnson to Fanny Withrow concerning Burnside's bombardment of Fredericksburg and maneuvers in the Valley of Virginia, 1862 November 16-30.

Dates: Inclusive 1852-1932

Young Men's Christian Association Records

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0125
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a roll and minutes book (1916-1920), record book (1867-1941), a list of members and who attended student prayer meetings (1856-1866), the constitution, and a library book (1887-1890) for the YMCA in Lexington, Virginia.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1867 - 1941

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First Baptist Church (Lexington, Va.) 2
Franklin Society and Library Company of Lexington (Lexington, Va.) 2
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Desha, Jack C. 1
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