Virginia -- James River and Kanawha Canal
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Douglas MacLeod Virginia Canal History Research Collection
Scope and Contents
Secondary sources compiled by historian Doug Macleod on the history of Virginia canals and river navigation with a focus on the James River from Lynchburg, Va. and west. The collection includes three binders compiled of early newspaper article scans mentioning canal development. Also included are eight 20th century magazines related to or including information on canal history.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 2012
James River and Kanawha
File — Box 11, Folder: 15
Dates: Majority of material found within 1609 - 2016
James River and Kanawha Company Papers - John Jordan
Collection — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Scope and Contents This file consists of a contract for locks between the James River and Kanawha Company and James Jordan, dated November 26th, 1835. The contract also includes specification for locks, articles of agreement, and a signature by James Cabell. The file additionally includes a letter to John Jordan from W.P. Munford noting that a lock contract has been voided (dated October 3rd, 1830). Finally, the file contains a page of handwritten notes on financing for the lock, as well as participant...
Maps and Profiles of the James River and Kanawha Canal and its Connections by E. Lorraine, 1857
North River Navigation Company, 1987-02 - 1996-02
Dates: 1987-02 - 1996-02