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Davidson Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-19
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0113
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers of Lexington, Virginia lawyer James D. Davidson and his daughter Mary Davidson and includes some correspondence, manuscript and printed poems of James D.Davidson, clippings, and some miscellaneaous papers from the family. James Davidson's printed and handwritten writings in the collection were compiled for his book "A Curiosity in the Chancery and Rhyme and Prose," (N.D., but likely 1876-81). The collection contains detailed genealogy of the Davidson,...
Dates: 1830 - 1915

George Washington Custis Lee papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0142
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of George Washington Custis Lee's correspondence, commission as major general, recollections collected by Greenlee Letcher, a copy of his will, transcripts of his letters, and a paper on G.W.C. Lee, possibly written by Letcher.

Dates: 1875 - 1913

Greenlee Letcher Letter Books

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0696
Scope and Contents These volumes contain numerous credit references for area businesses, lobbying for a bill in Congress related to descendants of George Washington, collection letters on behalf of landlords and other businesses, letters detailing local steel mills, a variety of letters on his purchase of Rockbridge Alum Springs, and some letters on the establishment of a local militia. Furthermore, the volumes contain letters about ongoings in Irish creek, Greenlee Letcher's excitement over presidential...
Dates: 1908-04-25 - 1916-12-29

Henry D. Ford letters and political speech broadsiles

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0071
Scope and Contents

This file consists of Henry D. Flood letters from the Honorable Greenlee Davidson Letcher, as well as the public speaking postings for Congressman H.D. Flood and Senator W.P. Barksdale, as well as Col. Robert Catlett.

Dates: 1898-09-16 - 1902-10-06

Music: Songs

 Collection — Container: RHS Collection #0088 - #0093, Folder: 1
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0092
Scope and Contents

This collection includes one file of sheet music, including a song entitled "Lexington" by Leslie Lyle Campbell, "The Marvelous Music Prodigy, Blind Tom, the Negro Boy Pianist," a book of Banjo Music for G.D. Letcher, and early 20th century dance scores and instructions.

Includes a Southern States Cooperative brochure, "Let's Sing," Southern States Book of Songs, no date.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1896 - 1987

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