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Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Smith Academy Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0058
Scope and Contents

Includes 2 bound volumes of minutes of the meetings of its Board of Trustees (1807-1910), yearly reports of the various principals, miscellaneous correspondence, business papers, bills and receipts.

Dates: Inclusive 1807-1910

Buena Vista Colored

 File — Box 18, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents

Includes undated Roanoke Times newspaper artice, "Prints of old building will be sold to help fund renovation," and 2012 Rockbridge Weekly online 2011 article, "Preservation Virginia Branch Honors Buena Vista Colored School Historical Society."

Dates: Majority of material found within 1609 - 2016

Education - Photographs

 File — Box 2: [Barcode: 0000005442], Folder: 54
Scope and Contents

This file consists of photographs oh teachers, the Old Randolph St. school, and Lylburn Downing school.

Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940

Effinger School Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0523
Scope and Contents

The Effinger School collection consists of the compiled research of Clinton Lee Anderson and Henry A. Hatcher, co-authors of "Celebrate Effinger, 1922-2010" their published history of the Effinger School in the Collierstown vicinity of Rockbridge County, Virginia. Included within the collection are various records, publications, printed matter from the school, school newspapers, alumni records, photographs, and general history of the school.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1909 - 2011

Essay, "Colored People in Buffalo District, 1890 - 1957"

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0664
Content Description This collection is comprised of an eight page typescript essay titled "Colored People in Buffalo District, 1890 - 1957" by Estelle V. Anderson. The essay was written in 1973 and details African American schools, churches, and families of the Buffalo District of southwest Rockbridge County, Va., one of six former magisterial districts which included such communities and locales as Collierstown, Bolivar Mills or Murat, North and South Buffalo, Black's Creek, and Kyger's Hill. The essay...
Dates: Essay; Other: Majority of material found within Time frame of coverage of essay

Fork Union Military Academy Yearbook

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0688
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single Fork Union Academy Yearbook, 1907-1908. The yearbook contains the photographs and information on the student body at that time. Included within this student body is Francis P. Gaines, who would later become president of Washington and Lee University.

Dates: 1907-1908

Highland Belle

 File — Box 18, Folder: 25
Scope and Contents

Includes a one page Closing Exercises Program for June 1, 1950 and a report card for Mary Alphin.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1609 - 2016

Joab G. Cooper letter

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0433
Scope and Contents

This letter, dated September 11, 1815, is from Joab G. Cooper, who resided in Hanover, New York, and references his appointment at an academy in Virginia.

Dates: 1815-09-11

Lavesia Public School Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0605
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a printed card with an American flag motif at the top and a list of the closing excercises of the Lavesia School of East Lexington, Virginia on March 29, 1892.

Dates: 1892

Lexington High

 File — Box 18, Folder: 26
Scope and Contents

Includes May 1997 LHS Alumni Newsletter, Memorial Donation Announcement 1992 notecard by Josephine H. McCown for Albert T. McCown, and Spring Concert program Lexington High School presents the Scarlet Hurricane Bands and the Lexington Elementary Bands, May 23, 1976.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1609 - 2016

Palmer School and Community Center

 Item — Box 18, Folder: 29
Scope and Contents

Includes a News-Gazette article, October 15, 2003, "Discipline 'Lovingly Dispensed,' Hardship 'Just The Way It Was': New Book Describes History of Palmer School." Palmer: The First Hundred Years in the Buffalo Community. Also includes two copies of the program for the Palmer Homecoming and Rededication, Centennial Celebration, Palmer Community Center, October 19, 2003.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1609 - 2016

Superintendent of Schools for Rockbridge County, Virginia reports

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0116
Scope and Contents

This collection is an AMS notebook (120 p.) that contains clippings, financial reports, reports of teacher examinations, and lists of school committees. The notebook contains records from 1870-1876.

Dates: Inclusive 1818-1886

Two Photographs of the Hamilton's School House at Rapp's Mill, Rockbridge County, Va.

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0122
Content Description

Two photographs of the students of the Hamilton's School House at Rapp's Mill in Southwest Rockbridge County, VA. Some student's names are written on the back of one of the images, but not all are identified. This picture was taken sometime in the second half of the 19th century. It is unclear when the second photograph was taken, though it appears to be of the same era

Dates: Majority of material found within 1880 - 1910