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Ironmasters

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0065
Scope and Contents This file contains records related to the history of Ironworks in Rockbridge County. Includes typescript papers on Ironmasters, different iron works locations, extracts from law suits, newspaper clippings, biographical sketches, publication materials, and maps of Irish Creek.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1956-09-15

Land Grants

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0067
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies and originals of 18th and 19th century land grants for acreage in Rockbridge County, Augusta County, Bath County, and other areas in southwestern Virginia. Three folders relate to the Borden land grant, which established Rockbridge County. There is a fragment of an undated, handwritten copy of the Borden land grant. Other folders related to the Borden grant include historical analysis and recounting of the development of the grant by E.P. Tompkins. Some land...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1749 - 1985

Rockbridge Historical Society files on farms

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0046
Scope and Contents This collection contains: a letter advertising a medication, on the other side of which is a note about the sale of the Galbraith Farm and a note about a trial; a letter from the Rockbridge Historical Society concerning a landmark next to the Stonewall Jackson Farm; a copy of an address delivered before the Rockbridge Historical Society by Colonel William Couper about the Virginia Military Institute; a memorande concerning a farm owned and operated by Major T.J. "Stonewall"...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1860 - 1988

Theodore C. (Ted) DeLaney, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0525
Scope and Contents The Theodore C. (Ted) DeLaney, Jr. Collection is composed of materials from Dr. Ted DeLaney’s personal and professional life including genealogy and personal history; historical research, correspondences, and papers as historian and professor at Washington and Lee University. The collection is arranged in three series. Of note are Dr. Delaney's research on school desegregation in Lexington, Virginia and in Southwest Virginia and a series of video interviews with Dr. DeLaney completed in 2018....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 2020

Typescript, "The Irish Creek Region," by E.P. Tompkins

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0064
Scope and Contents This folder contains one typescript copy of Dr. E.P. Tompkins historical report on the Irish Creek area, which describes Tin Mining efforts, moonshine and liquor distillation in the area, and a local musician / songwriter Sam Downey. No date.
Dates: 1930