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Rockbridge County News


Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Conrad M. Speece letter

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0467
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter from Professor Conrad M. Speece to Polly Hanna, daughter of prominent Lexington citizen Matthew Hanna, dated 1791 and a transcription of an article in the Rockbridge County News in which the letter was printed. The letter addresses gender roles of the 1700s, specifically the perceived innate characteristics of women and their ability and desire to learn.

Dates: 1791

Ford, Joe H., Jr. , 1934

 File — Box 4, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents

File includes photocopies of two obituaries concerning Mr. Ford.

Dates: 1934

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, 1946-04-04

 File — Box 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a newspaper article entitled "Preservation of Old Buildings Is Commended" by Ellen G. Anderson. The contents of the article are related to various Lexington and Rockbridge County Sites that had historic preservation efforts.

Dates: 1946-04-04

General, 1938-11-06 - 1939-08-31

 File — Box 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

This file consists of three newspaper articles, two of which are from Rockbridge County News, which all provide general histories of a variety of historic homes in the Lexington and Rockbridge Area. The file also includes a typescript essay on old homes in and near Lexington, as well as a housing bond and appraisal letter from Gauranty Bond and Mortgage Company in Richmond, Virginia.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1938-11-06 - 1939-08-31

Jackson, Stonewall

 File — Box 5, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents File includes article titled "Window on the Past: An Unusual Tribute to Stonewall Jackson;" "'Stonewall' Jackson's Grave;" "Jackson Day," and many more copies of similarly focused articles from local newspapers. Also included a brochure reprinted and distributed by Stonewall Jackson Memorial Incorporate, Lexington, Virginia, "The Religious Character of Stonewall Jackson," an address by James Power Smith, D.D., Captain and A.D.C. Staff of General Jackson. The address was delivered at the...
Dates: 1700 - 2018

Lacy, Beverley, Rev. Dr. , 1900

 File — Box 6, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

File includes an obituary from the Rockbridge County News, November 8, 1900.

Dates: 1900

Lee, Elijah , 1910

 File — Box 6, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

File includes an obituary of Mr. Lee, former Mayor of Buena Vista.

Dates: 1910

Lee, Robert E. Col.

 File — Box 6, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents

File includes an obituary by the Lexington Gazette, articles in the Rockbridge County News and the Lexington Gazette concerning his death and funeral, one entitled "The Burial March of Dundee." In addition, the file includes a Ring-tum Phi article entitled, "May Remove Colonel Lee from Chapel."

Dates: 1700 - 2018

Lexington, 1959-01-01

 File — RHS Collections #0083 - #0087, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

This file includes a map of Rockbridge County showing primary and secondary highways with a zoomed in scope on Lexington, as well as a map of Lexington from a Rockbridge County News article.

Dates: 1959-01-01

Lucy Selina - Iron Foundry, 1936-07-30

 File — RHS Collection #0088 - #0093, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

This file contains two copies of the newspaper article "the Saga of Queen Lucy Selina Lives On" by Ruth B. Scott.

Dates: 1936-07-30

McCluer, John Parry , 1924, 2001

 File — Box 7, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents

File includes a 2001 article entitled, "The Man Behind the Name: New Biography Explores The Achievements of 'Fesser' McCluer" and obituaries for the Lexington Gazette and the Rockbridge County News.

Dates: 1924; 2001

McCown, James L.

 File — Box 7, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents

File includes a Rockbridge County News article entitled, "Civil War Memoirs of Mr. McCown Telling of Life in Northern Prison"; other brief newspaper notices about McCown from The Dallas Daily Herald; an obituary from the Lexington Gazette; and an image of Dr. Albert McCown and his father James L. McCown.

Dates: 1700 - 2018

Scotch-Irish History - Transcripts of Articles, Creation of transcription, 1895-06-27

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000004454], Folder: 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Papers contain information about Dunlap's family members, especially Madison Dunlap (1808-1883) of Kerr's Creek and his son, John Matthew Dunlap, a member of the Washington and Lee Class of 1857 who was killed at at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. The collection includes compositions that John Matthew Dunlap wrote for Professor J. J. White in 1856-1857, transcripts of letters he wrote while serving in the Confederate Army, and letters concerning his death. The collection also includes the...
Dates: Creation of transcription; 1895-06-27

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Archival Object 14
Collection 1
Virginia -- Lexington 4
Historic buildings 2
Virginia -- Buena Vista 2
Gender identity 1
Iron-works 1