Subject Source: Fast
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This register contains names of guests who visited the Rockbridge Baths, Virginia hotel between June 1871 and May 1882. Among them were many prominent faculty members of Washington and Lee University and Virginia Military Institute, as well as guests from the city of Lexington, Virginia.
Dates: Inclusive 1876-1882
Scope and Contents This manuscript copy of a diary dated May 26 through August 15, 1835 was kept by an unidentified traveller journeying by railroad, boat, and stagecoach from New York to the springs of Virginia (and the present-day West Virginia) and then on to Cincinnati, Ohio and Lexington, Kentucky before returning to New York. The traveller made stops in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, and Fredericksburg. Most of the journal's accounts deal with the period when the writer was at White Sulphur Springs...
Scope and Contents This collection contains records, mostly in printed pamphlet form, of the Virginia Hot Springs Company, formed in 1892 from the Southern Improvement Company, with Decatur Axtell as its president. Also included in the collection are several pamphlets about other springs, e.g. Healing, Warm, and White Sulphur: information about automobile travel in western Virginia circa 1913, and a few letters to and from Mr. Axtell.
Dates: Inclusive 1860-1913; Majority of material found within Bulk 1892-1903