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Buena Vista Presbyterian Church Register

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0295
Scope and Contents This register of the Presbyterian Church of Buena Vista, Virginia was prepared during the pastorates of Reverend A.C. Hopkins and Reverend J.S. Montgomery, 1908-1926. It includes records of pastors, 1890-1924; elders, 1890-1925; deacons, 1912-1925; communicants, 1902-1926; baptisms, 1908-1924; marriages, 1925-1926; deaths, 1925-1926.
Dates: Inclusive 1908-1926

Dickinson Family Financial Records Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0579
Scope and Contents This collection contains ledgers, time books, check books, and other papers relating to the People's Bank of Buena Vista, Virginia and Dickinson Firebrick Company of Buena Vista, Virginia.
Dates: 1900 - 1948

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

Maps

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0083 - #0087, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0084
Scope and Contents This collection consists of historic maps of Lexington, Buena Vista, and Rockbridge County.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1890 - 1950

Photograph collection of the Buena Vista, VA flood of 1969

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0161
Scope and Contents Thirty-seven color snapshots of scenes from the aftermath of flooding of Buena Vista, Virginia in August 1969. The rains that led to the extensive flooding within particular areas Central Virginia along the Blue Ridge Mountains were from the remnants of Hurricane Camille which had made landfall on the Mississippi coast days before.
Dates: 1969

Photograph of Teeny Dudley

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0114
Content Description Teeny Dudley was a well-known local personality in Buena Vista, Va. The image shows Dudley smiling as an older woman, with a bandolier of blank rifle ammunition around her neck. The image is a photocopy.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

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

Rockbridge Historical Society collection of deeds

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-35
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 floods and Hurricane Camille

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-3
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

Three Photographs of Buildings in Buena Vista, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0032
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three color photographs. One is of the 'Landmark' building. One is of a house on the corner of 21st Street and Chestnut Street, and one is of the original Buena Vista Courthouse, which is now the Buena Vista Public Library. The buildings date from 1895-1910.
Dates: 1991