RHS Coll. Rockbridge Historical Society Collections
Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:
Moses Family Collection
Norvelle O'Neal Moses operated the Lee Highway Filling Station and served as a general manager of the Robert E. Lee Hotel in Lexington, Va. The collection consists of his business and personal papers.
Mountain City Lodge No. 67 archives
This collection consists of the archives of Lexington, Virginia's freemasonry organization, the Mountain City Lodge, No. 67 founded in 1857. The archive inludes early petitions for membership from the fraternal organization's founding era, management and financial records, membership records, a nearly complete run of the annually published bound volumes titled, "Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Virginia" between the late 1850s thhrough the early 1900s.
Mountain City Lodge, No. 67, Collection
This collection contains a contract between Lexington, Va.'s Mountain City Masonic Lodge and Washington and Lee University's Kappa Alpha fraternity to rent the lodge's banquet hall in the Tutwiler Building for a period of nine months. The contract is signed by W. Z. Johnstone and J. T. Wilson.The colleciton also contains an undated booklet titled "Bylaws of Mountain City Lodge, No. 67."
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.
Peoples National Bank of Lexington, Virginia Collection
Preliminary research oriented to archaeological excavation at W&L, 1. Liberty Hall
This is a Washington and Lee University Honors Thesis by graduating senior David W. Piner with co-authors Charles N. Watson and David T. Moore. Includes bibliographical references. These students were advised by John M. McDaniel.
Printed volume, "Sportsmen's Association of Cheat Mountain"
Program, Lions Club of Lexington minstrel show
Program for the third annual Roarin' Minstrel presented by the Lions Club of Lexington, which occurred Oct 24-25, 1946.
Quisenberry Family Papers
This collection contains the papers of the Quisenberry family from 1922-1963 including ephemera collected during their travels, photographs, school papers, items about their religious faith, as well as Lexington, Rockbridge County, Rockingham, and Shenandoah County, VA.
R. M. Montgomery advertisement
Index-size card advertisement for R. M. Mongomery, who was a dealer in furniture, sewing machines, organs, and pianos and a manufacturer or Mongomery's family medicines. Mongomery's business was located in Raphine, VA.
Receipt, Samuel Mosby to David Anderson, Jr. for the purchase of an enslaved girl named Charlotte
A receipt for the purchase of an enslaved African American girl named Charlotte who was sold by Samuel Mosby to David Anderson Jr. for $258 on June 16, 1828 in Hanover, Virginia. Joseph Mosby also signed the document as a witness.
Rockbridge Building Fund Association Booklet
This collection contains a printed pamphlet of the organization's bylaws.
Rockbridge County Bicentennial Commission Records
This collection consists of financial records of the organization.
Rockbridge Historical Society Biographical Collection
This collection contains biographical and historical information on various people and places.
Rockbridge Historical Society Civil War Research Collection
Rockbridge Historical Society Collection
Rockbridge Historical Society collection about Arnold's Valley, Virginia
Rockbridge Historical Society collection of deeds
A collection of original land deeds and indentures from the vicinity of Rockbridge County, Virginia collected by the Rockbridge Historical Society.
Rockbridge Historical Society files on cemeteries
This collection consists of research files on local and regional cemeteries, especially those found in Rockbridge and Augusta counties in Virginia. The files are arranged alphabetically by name of cemetery and are comprised of both primary and secondary resources.
Rockbridge Historical Society files on churches
This collection consists of research files on local and regional churches, especially those found in Rockbridge and Augusta counties in Virginia. The files are arranged alphabetically by name of church and are comprised of both primary and secondary resources.
Rockbridge Historical Society files on farms
Rockbridge Historical Society files on floods and Hurricane Camille
This collection contains: newspaper clippings about Hurricane Camille; a record of a song recorded by J. Mark Jones about the night of the hurricane; three copies of a report titled "Reaction of Flood Victims in Rockbridge County, Virginia" by a Washington and Lee class in Research Methods and Politics and Sociology; and a poster advertising the 50th anniversary commemoration of Hurricane Camille.
Rockbridge Historical Society files on genealogy
This collection contains biographical and genealogical information on various people, primarily from in and around Rockbridge County.