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Virginia -- Lexington

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 248 Collections and/or Records:

"A report on additional water supply for Lexington, Va. made Nov. 17th, 1904.", 1904-11-17

 File — Box 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents A typescript report by leading engineers of the community outlining four unique plans for supplementing the Lexington, Virginia water-supply. At the time, the local resevoir and general supply was suffering from a lack of rain. The report includes data on the local springs (water output and elevations) and historical rain fall data for the vicinity.
Dates: 1904-11-17

Adair-Hutton Department Store Fire Photograph

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0015
Scope and Contents The image depicts the aftermath of the Adair-Hutton Department Store fire in Lexington, Virginia on December 16, 1949. The building was located on the southwest corner of Main and Washington Streets. There are onlookers and cars parked up the street. This photograph is a modern copy of the original, which was taken a few days after the fire.
Dates: Event: 1949-12-16

African-American Heritage Exhibit materials

Identifier: RHS-Coll-0001
Scope and Contents This collection contains research materials gathered during 2001 for an African American heritage exhibit put on by Rockbridge Historical Society. It also contains a booklet from 125th anniversary of the First Baptist Church in Lexington, Va.
Dates: Inclusive 1992-2001 approximate

African Americans

 File — Box 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Folder includes four items: "A Community's Stories" article from The News Gazzette concerning an exhibit by the Rockbridge Historical Society; a list of 'Old Lexington Colored People,' from the early 1900's from Leslie Lyle Campbell's notes; information on a group of slaves from Caroline County (a page copied from Colonial Caroline: a History of Caroline County, Virginia); and a letter to Special Collections concerning information on the holdings of records concerning black history in Virginia....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1609 - 2016

Alexander House - Two Forgotten College Houses, by L.L. Campbell

 File — Box 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents This file consists of a typescript essay entitled "Two Forgotten College Houses."
Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1995

Alexander House - Withrow House and Log House, 1942-02

 File — Box 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents This file consists of the handwritten draft of "The Forgotten College Houses."
Dates: 1942-02

Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0303
Scope and Contents The Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers consist of materials related to Nelson’s life as mathematician at Washington and Lee University; Nelson, Guy, Matthews, Archer, and Rennick family genealogy; an address by Nelson on his teaching experience during Robert E. Lee's presidency of Washington College; some family and miscellaneous correspondences; and photographs. Included and, perhaps, the primary aspect of the collection is Nelson’s notebook used during his time as both student and professor of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1848 - 1902

Alexander-Withrow House

 File — Box 1, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents This file consists of a typescript one page essay about the history and origins of the Alexander-Withrow house. No date or listed author.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1995

Alexander-Withrow House, 1969-12-11

 File — Box 1, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents This file consists of an article from the City, County State News of the Times entitled "Historic Foundation Buys Old Building in Lexington."
Dates: 1969-12-11