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McCown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0181
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of business papers of the family including sale lists, indentures, land surveys, deeds, wills, promissory notes, and numerous receipts. It also includes 71 photographs from the collection of Samuel W. McCown, Jr. (WLU 1919).
Dates: Inclusive 1811-1917

Militia

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0083 - #0087, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0086
Scope and Contents This collection includes information on Captain John McDowell's company and Captain John McKittrick's company.
Dates: 1943-10-25

Millboro and Kerr's Creek Turnpike Company records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0447
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an 1836 letter to Stockholders from the company's president, Alexander T. Barclay, and a report signed John C. Bowyer, dated 1838 December 5, to the Board of Public Works. Both of these documents are signed by the authors.
Dates: Inclusive 1836-1838

Native Americans

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0062
Scope and Contents This collection consists of files containing newspaper articles, history essays and writing, and photographs concerning Native American land, battles with colonial settlers, prominent figures, and forts in Rockbridge County. Many materials describe the Shawnee Tribe and their presence and relationship with settlers in Kerrs Creek, Abbs' Valley, Balcony Falls, and Hayes Creek Mound. Some materials concern the death of Chief Cornstalk, also known as Hokoleskwa, and the Kerrs Creek Massacre.
Dates: 1872 - 1988

Photograph of a Wall of Beatty's Mill

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0034
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a color photograph of a large sign painted on an exterior wall of Beatty's Mill in Rockbridge County, Virginia. The sign reads 'J. W. Beatty flour, feed, meal' and 'Ballard's Famous Insurance Feeds and Obelisk Flour.'
Dates: 1981

Photographs of Andrew Elder House

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0049
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a photograph of the Andrew Elder House and a copy of the photograph. The Andrew Elder House was later owned by the Armentrout Family and is near Lake Robertson in Rockbridge County, Virginia.
Dates: 1990 - 2010

Photographs of Rice Hotinger Home

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0055
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two photographs of Rice Hotinger's home in Kerr's Creek, Virginia. One image includes vintage cars and chickens.
Dates: 1940 - 1950

Photographs of the Highland Belle School near Lexington, Va

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0130
Content Description One original photograph, as well two copies of a different photographs of the Highland Belle School in Lexington, VA circa 1938. The children pictured are identified on the back of each image. Surnames of students include Swink, Smith, Shoemaker, McCown, Black, Muterspaw, Johnson, Horne, Davis, Hostetter, Campbell, Doran, Johnston, Linburg, and Ayers
Dates: 1938

Poague Family Agricultural Account Book and Slave Register

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0476
Scope and Contents This account book documents agricultural operations for a southern Rockbridge County farmer between April 1863 and June 1867. The compiler is possibly Johnathan Poague, whose son, John William Poague, signed the book on the inside front cover. John William Poague attended Washington College in 1868 for one year. Contents include expenditures and receipts for day to day farm operations, crop production numbers, and diary - like entries. Contents of specific note include a registry of names of...
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1867; Majority of material found within Bulk 1863-1867

Raymond J. Kirby Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0009
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks contains approximately 150 photographs and newspaper clippings (all annotated by Kirby) on the Camille Flood of August 1969 (photographs include Nelson County and Buena Vista, Virginia) and approximately 170 photographs of the construction of the Route 11 corridor bypass around the City of Lexington, Virginia.
Dates: 1969

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