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Virginia -- Rockbridge County

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 183 Collections and/or Records:

David Carlisle Humphreys land survey field books

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0321
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of ten notebooks of Humphrey's surveys of Lexington, Buena Vista, and surrounding areas in Virginia, including surveys for the Lexington Development Company.

Dates: 1891

Edmondson and Arnold Family Land Grants

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0620
Content Description Two Rockbridge County, Va. land grants on parchment. The first was administered to David Edmondson on June 20, 1787 and the second William Arnold, on July 25, 1787. Edmondson's (Edmonston) document describes the property as being on the South Mountain on the Pedlar Gap road near or bordering Henry Nevil. Arnold's land, on the Forks of the James River, borders land of David Edmondson, James Templeton, William Holdman, and that of the McClung Family. Each document is signed by Virginia Lt....
Dates: 1787

Edward Miley Eustler scrapbook

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0430
Scope and Contents Edward M. Eustler's photographic scrapbook (1910-1911) documents Eustler's experience as a student at Washington and Lee University. Eustler, then of Greensboro, North Carolina, compiled his photographic scrapbook with approximately 350 photographs taken between 1910 and 1911. Subjects of the photographs include campus and dorm life, athletics, architecture, local landmarks and historic sights, fraternity and club initiations, the Lexington, Virginia downtown area, the Virginia Military...
Dates: 1910-1911

Emily Morrison Bondurant Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0267
Scope and Contents

This collection is a typescript of reminiscences by Emily Morrison Bondurant about her life in Brownsburg, Virginia and later in Buckingham County, Virginia and Auburn, Alabama following her 1859 marriage.

Dates: Inclusive 1916-1925

Estill, Henry M., 1852-12-31

 File — RHS Collection #0077, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

This file consists of an insurance policy for the home of Henry Estill.

Dates: 1852-12-31

Fancy Hill, 1956-12-20

 File — Box 1, Folder: 36
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a bound manuscript of Mark Smulson's essay "Fancy Hill: A Study of Pre-Bellum Rockbridge County, Virginia Home." Includes sketches and photographs of the house. Topics cover the history of the house, architectural features, Fancy Hill Academy, and ownership of the property. Places the house in conversation with other greater American architectural trends. Includes sketch of floor plan.

Dates: 1956-12-20

Genealogy, 1952, undated

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000007754], Folder: 16
Scope and Contents

This folder contains papers about buildings and groups associated with the Shields family.

Dates: 1952, undated

General, 1967

 File — Box 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This file consists of general files from Lexington City offices and the Historic American Buildings survey inventory detailing origins of numerous historic houses. Includes Clifton House, unnamed Natural Bridge House, Halfway House, King and Anne's Manor (formerly Roseland and the White House), Lebanon Prebsyterian Church, unnamed Alone Mill house, Mackey's Tavern, Neriah Bapist Church, Pendleton-Coles House, the Red House, Rockbridge Alum Springs, Sleepy Hollow (Old Withrow Place, and later...
Dates: 1967

General, 1969 - 1970

 File — Box 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents This file consists of two copies of introductory notes to the Rockbridge Heritage House tour for the years 1969 and 1970. The convered houses in the notes have historical backgrounds. The following houses appear in the notes: Alexander-Withrow House, VMI Superintendent's Quarters, Stono, Clifton, Maple Hill, Timber Ridge Church, Horatio Thompson House, The Red House, Mulberry Grove, New Providence Presbyterian Church, Briarwood, Bellevue, Maxwelton, Level Loop, Windy Glen, Cedar Grove,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 1970

General, 1939-04-19

 File — Box 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a Rockbridge County News article on historic houses and land donations given to the county, as well as a typescript essay entitled "Historic and Romantic Balcony Downs," which recounts early Rockbridge County conflict with Native Americans.

Dates: 1939-04-19

General, 1742 - 1880

 File — RHS Collection #0077, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

This file contains a notebook with information about the Memoranda detailing the title to the Douthat Society, also includes noterized receipt for real estate sale from John and Margaret Delaaney. Also contains document noting the sale of 100 acres in Rockbridge County to the Walker family.

Dates: 1742 - 1880

General (Pam Simpson's Architecture of Rockbridge County)

 File — Box 1, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents

This folder contains drafts of the first chapter of Pam Simpson's book, entitled "Architecture of Rockbridge County," as well as notes, blueprints and pictures of the buildings discussed in the book.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1995

Glasgow Family Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0210
Scope and Contents

Consists largely of correspondence within the Glasgow/Paxton/Anderson family. Correspondence related to Rebekah A. Glasgow dates from 1846 to 1903, and correspondence within the Paxton family dates from 1897 to 1900. Also includes limited correspondence from Ellen Glasgow.

Dates: Inclusive 1846-1945

Glasgow Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0057
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of the Glasgow family of Virginia, including correspondence and business papers of William Anderson Glasgow (1825-1910), of Fincastle, and his son, Francis Thomas Glasgow (1854-1927), both lawyers; and of Francis T. Glasgow (1829-1916), brother of William A. and his uncle, Joseph Reid Anderson (1813-1892), both of Richmond; legal briefs, contingent claims contracts, and vouchers, 1880-1885, of the firm of Glasgow and Glasgow, Fincastle, Va.; legal papers,...
Dates: Inclusive 1858-1926

Gore, James, 1839-01-18 - 1839-01-19

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a land grant for James Gore for sixty eight acres of land in Rockbridge County.

Dates: 1839-01-18 - 1839-01-19

Helpline, 1992-12

 File — Box 1, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents

Contains a booklet titled "A Rockbridge Area Resource Guide for People in Need." Prepared by Helpline/Information and Referral and United Way of Lexington-Rockbridge County. Also includes the minutes of Board Meeting, May 9, 1995.

Dates: 1992-12

History - 200th Birthday, 1978-08-20

 File — RHS Collection #0078, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents

This file includes card stock salutation from the city of Buena Vista to Lexington and Rockbridge County, celebrating their 200th birthday. Includes signature of major M.J. Brockenbrough. Held at Glen Maury Park.

Dates: 1978-08-20

Home Demonstration Clubs Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0317
Scope and Contents

This collection includes minutes, scrapbooks, histories, photographs, and other items of twenty home demonstration clubs in the Rockbridge County, Virginia area.

Dates: Inclusive 1923-2006; Majority of material found within Bulk 1960-1989

Hotinger family photographs

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0131
Content Description Photograph collection of members members of the Hotinger family of Rockbridge County, Va. This collection includes a photograph of Rice Hotinger and Susan Radar Hotinger celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on October 18, 1949; Harvey and Katherine Hotinger; Gertrude Hotinger; as well as a group picture of the Hotinger family. Each individual in this group photograph is identified. The collection consists of originals and copies. Also incuded is a photo of Mr. and Mrs. Grover...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1960

Houston, Matthews

 File — RHS Collection #0077, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

This file consists of an indenture note.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1742 - 1895

Hugh Adams Papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000004537]
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0373
Scope and Contents The Hugh Adams Papers archive is comprised of approximately 75 documents concerning the emancipation of nineteen slaves of the Adams estate and their estate imposed emigration to Careysburg, Liberia. Adams was actively involved for many years with the American Colonization Society ( A.C.S.) which promoted and engaged in the emigration process of free or freed African-Americans to Liberia on the west African coast. Included in the archive is an original handwritten copy of the will of Hugh...
Dates: 1857-1860