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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

 Collection
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 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 Houses

 Collection
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 local companies

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-39
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0042
Dates: Majority of material found within 1870 - 1970

Rockbridge Historical Society files on regional forests

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0050
Scope and Contents

This collection contains newspaper clippings and papers about forests in the Shenandoah Valley.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1873 - 1925

Rockbridge Historical Society files on Rockbridge County fairs

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-5
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0045
Scope and Contents

This collection contains brochures, premium books, newspaper supplements, and other advertisements for Rockbridge County fairs and festivals.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1976 - 2015; 2019

Ruby Leighton Family History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0693
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970 - 2010

Speech by Logan, Chief of the Mingo Tribe (manuscript copy)

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0063
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1780

Superintendent of Schools for Rockbridge County, Virginia reports

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0116
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Inclusive 1818-1886

"To the People of Rockbridge" Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0311
Scope and Contents This broadside by the Valley Railroad titled 'To the People of Rockbridge' outlines funding for the railroad to be built through the county. It asks the people of Rockbridge to help finance the railroad by buying stock in it. It makes the argument that the county's prosperity depends on the railroad. It says students at Washington and Lee University and Virginia Military Institute should no longer be expected to walk through the mire to travel to and from their families and that the...
Dates: 1871

Tucker Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0024
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1794-1934

Two Photographs of the Hamilton's School House at Rapp's Mill, Rockbridge County, Va.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0122
Content Description

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

Dates: Majority of material found within 1880 - 1910

Virginia Historic Landmark Application: Maple Grove Farm, Rockbridge Co., Va.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0500
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1992

Virginia Militia 144th Regiment Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0079
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a record book with accounts of fines, battalion count, and regiment count.

Dates: Inclusive 1843-1851

Virginia Tourism Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0614
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1906 - 2000

Walter Curtis Ayers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0263
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of registers, indices, folios, plates, wills, charts and data related to the Benjamin Borden Grant of 92,100 acres of land.

Dates: Inclusive 1940-1963

Warren T. Taylor cemetery guide to the Teaford papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0338
Scope and Contents

The guide includes inscriptions from many Rockbridge County, Virginia cemeteries and an accompanying card file has names with genealogical information.

Dates: 1983

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