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Virginia -- Rockbridge County

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 183 Collections and/or Records:

Mixed Papers, 1913 - 1915

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000008078], Folder: 15

Mixed Papers, 1916 - 1917

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000008079], Folder: 16

Mixed Papers, 1918 - 1919

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000008080], Folder: 17

Mixed Papers, 1920 - 1921

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000008081], Folder: 18

Mixed Papers, 1922 - 1924

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000008082], Folder: 19

Mulberry Hill, 1975

 Item
Scope and Contents From the Record Group:

This record group contains papers and projects created by students as part of their coursework, such as honors theses and capstone papers.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1975

Native Americans

 Collection — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0062
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of files containing newspaper articles, history essays and writing, and photographs concerning Native American land, battles with colonial settlers, prominent figures, and forts in Rockbridge County. Many materials describe the Shawnee Tribe and their presence and relationship with settlers in Kerrs Creek, Abbs' Valley, Balcony Falls, and Hayes Creek Mound. Some materials concern the death of Chief Cornstalk, also known as Hokoleskwa, and the Kerrs Creek Massacre.

Dates: 1872 - 1988

Peoples Family (copies only), 1985-09-25, 1779-12-25

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

This file consists of two copies of a land grant for one hundred acres in Rockbridge County near Buffalo Creek to John Peoples, as well as a note concerning the contents of the land grants from a Peoples family descendant.

Dates: 1985-09-25; Event: 1779-12-25

Photograph of a Wall of Beatty's Mill

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0034
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a color photograph of a large sign painted on an exterior wall of Beatty's Mill in Rockbridge County, Virginia. The sign reads 'J. W. Beatty flour, feed, meal' and 'Ballard's Famous Insurance Feeds and Obelisk Flour.'

Dates: 1981

Photographs of Andrew Elder House

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0049
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photograph of the Andrew Elder House and a copy of the photograph. The Andrew Elder House was later owned by the Armentrout Family and is near Lake Robertson in Rockbridge County, Virginia.

Dates: 1990 - 2010

Photographs of Rice Hotinger Home

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0055
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two photographs of Rice Hotinger's home in Kerr's Creek, Virginia. One image includes vintage cars and chickens.

Dates: 1940 - 1950

Photographs of the Highland Belle School near Lexington, Va

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0130
Content Description

One original photograph, as well two copies of a different photographs of the Highland Belle School in Lexington, VA circa 1938. The children pictured are identified on the back of each image. Surnames of students include Swink, Smith, Shoemaker, McCown, Black, Muterspaw, Johnson, Horne, Davis, Hostetter, Campbell, Doran, Johnston, Linburg, and Ayers

Dates: 1938

Poague Family Agricultural Account Book and Slave Register

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0476
Scope and Contents This account book documents agricultural operations for a southern Rockbridge County farmer between April 1863 and June 1867. The compiler is possibly Johnathan Poague, whose son, John William Poague, signed the book on the inside front cover. John William Poague attended Washington College in 1868 for one year. Contents include expenditures and receipts for day to day farm operations, crop production numbers, and diary - like entries. Contents of specific note include a registry of names of...
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1867; Majority of material found within Bulk 1863-1867

Raymond J. Kirby collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0365
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three scrapbooks and sets of photographs taken by Raymond J. Kirby. The scrapbooks contain photographs and newspaper clippings related to the flooding that occurred as a result of Hurricane Camille in August 1969. The photographs document damage from both Rockbridge and Nelson Counties and the City of Lexington. The collection also includes approximately 170 photographs of the construction of the Route 11 corridor bypass around Lexington, Virginia.

Dates: 1953-1956, 1969

Reed, 1896-09-12

 File — RHS Collection #0077, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents

This file consists of loan paperwork for 500 dollars.

Dates: 1896-09-12

Reid Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0027
Scope and Contents Series 1 of this collection primarily covers the period from 1763 through Samuel McDowell Reid's death in 1869. There are also a few later items dealing chiefly with his estate. The bulk of the papers deals with business matters. Documents concern such matters as the James River and Kanawha Company, the North River Navigation Company, Washington College's relationship with the Society of the Cincinnati, slavery, and the financial dealings of John Robinson and the Hare family. Series 2 is...
Dates: 1760-1896

Rice Hotinger Ledger and Will

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0261
Scope and Contents

This accounting ledger contains records of the Hotingers' Mountain View Farm in Rockbridge County, Virginia.



Dates: Inclusive 1943-1971

Richard Jennings Gaines Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0081
Scope and Contents

This letter is written to William H. Dennis describing the girls and outings in Rockbridge County and the attraction of the study of astronomy.

Dates: 1819

Robert V. Ignico Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0410
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 'Bi-Centennial Issue of Lexington Gazzette Commemorating the Settlement of the Rockbridge Section of Virginia by the White Men, A Tribute To The Scotch-Irish Pioneers', several greeting cards from the school, a collection 19 early football photos, a copy of the Washington and Lee University Bulletin (Volume XLVII, Number 4), a portrait of Robert V. Ignico 1919 as a Brigadier General in the U.S. Air Force, and a scrapbook.

Dates: Inclusive 1919-1970

Rockbridge Baths, 1980

 Item
Scope and Contents From the Record Group:

This record group contains papers and projects created by students as part of their coursework, such as honors theses and capstone papers.

Dates: 1980

Rockbridge Baths Hotel Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0272
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

Rockbridge County, 1945-01-29

 File — RHS Collections #0083 - #0087, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a presentation paper entitled "A Recent Map of Rockbridge County, Virginia and some Older Maps: An Address before the Rockbridge Historical Society" by Colonel William Couper. Also includes map of Beverley Manor and Borden's Grant showing names of original grantees.

Dates: 1945-01-29

Rockbridge County Bicentennial Commission Records

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0024
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of financial records of the organization.

Dates: 1977 - 1978