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Bank of Rockbridge Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0028
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an Account Book dated 1862-1864 and a 1913 Everyday Almanac and Home Helps published by the Bank of Rockbridge. The almanac has a photograph of Natural Bridge on the back cover. It also includes a map of Fishersville and Chancellorsville.
Dates: Inclusive 1862-1913

Douglass Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0584
Scope and Contents This collection contains two invitations to Balls at the Natural Bridge and an 1841 invitation from the Society of Cadets at Virginia Military Institute to attend the celebration of their entrance into their new hall. They are addressed to Nancy and Frances Douglass of Fancy Hill, Rockbridge County, Virginia.
Dates: c. 1841, 1847, and undated

Natural Bridge

 Collection — Container: RHS Collection #0088 - #0093, Folder: 1
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0093
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Goodridge Wilson's article on Natural Bridge, photos of Natural Bridge stables and the formation itself, a paper written for NC State University entitled "Jefferson's Natural Bridge: A Monument for the New Nation" by Marty D. Matthews from December 19th 1994, photos of natural bridge, photocopies of articles on Natural Bridge, a typescript exerpt from a letter of Thomas Jefferson's about Natural Bridge, a typescript essay about the history of Natural Bridge, and a...
Dates: 1994

Photograph of A. Nash Johnston

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0137
Content Description This collection includes a photograph and accompanying negative of Dr. A. Nash Johnston. Johnston was born in Tazewell County, Va. lived and practiced medicine in Richmond and Goochland County, Va. He moved to Rockbridge County about 1890, where he practiced medicine, served as a state Senator from his district, and from 1900 - 1904 served as the Superintendent of Schools for the county. A. Nash Johnston was the son of Virginia novelist Mary Johnston.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1890 - 1905

Photograph of the Forest Inn in Natural Bridge, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0037
Scope and Contents Photograph includes a horse and buggy that is parked in front of the Forest Inn Hotel on Stagecoach Road. This contemporary copy was made from an original Michael Miley negative.
Dates: 1885

Photographs of Pulpit Rock

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0045
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two photographs by Michael Miley matted onto one card. The two images of Pulpit Rock are almost identical. The card contains a description of Natural Bridge on the back.
Dates: Unknown

Postcard of the Natural Bridge Hotel, Natural Bridge, Va.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0065
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a color postcard printed by Marken & Bieleld, Inc., of the Natural Bridge Hotel in Natural Bridge, Va.
Dates: 1950 - 1963

Rockbridge Historical Society files on hotels

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-12
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0057
Dates: Majority of material found within 1822 - 1987

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