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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.
This collection consists of Rockbridge County records, including tax lists, ordinary licenses, muster rolls, lists of enslaved people, court cases, and election polls.
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.
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.
A collection of original land deeds and indentures from the vicinity of Rockbridge County, Virginia collected by the Rockbridge Historical Society.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
This collection includes items of John Randolph Tucker (1823-1897) and Henry St. George Tucker (1853-1932) including 18 letters, 16 of which are to J.R. Tucker, legal lecture notebooks, 54 printed speeches in Congress and before other organizations by both father and son, obituaries, in memoriams and miscellaneous items. Correspondents include Thomas Mann Randolph and George Washington.
Two photographs of the students of the Hamilton's School House at Rapp's Mill in Southwest Rockbridge County, VA. Some student's names are written on the back of one of the images, but not all are identified. This picture was taken sometime in the second half of the 19th century. It is unclear when the second photograph was taken, though it appears to be of the same era
Collection contains 17 color photographs of the Maple Grove Farm house, including interior and exterior, and a photocopy of the orginal application paperwork to the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Historic Resources. Paperwork includes a historical account of the property written by Pamela Simpson. The property is just outside of Lexington, Virginia.
This collection consists of a record book with accounts of fines, battalion count, and regiment count.
This collection contains 10 different advertisement pieces dating from the 2nd half of the 20th Century that are from Luray Caverns, Natural Bridge, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and Rockbridge County, Virginia in general.
This collection consists of registers, indices, folios, plates, wills, charts and data related to the Benjamin Borden Grant of 92,100 acres of land.
The guide includes inscriptions from many Rockbridge County, Virginia cemeteries and an accompanying card file has names with genealogical information.