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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

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 railroad...
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: Inclusive 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

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