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Rockbridge Historical Society Civil War Research Collection

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-32
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0041
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a compilation of both primary and secondary resources on the American Civil War collected by the Rockbridge Historical Society. Tha majority of the collection is comprised of Rockbridge County and regional Virginia subjects. Included are research papers, clippings from newspapers and various publications, original imprints, war dated printed matter and manuscripts. Key subjects include General David Hunter's raid of the Shenandoah Valley and the Battle of New...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1860 - 1970

Rockbridge Historical Society Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0009
Scope and Contents This collection consists of various records, such as meeting minutes, papers, and other printed materials, such as newspaper clippings. It contains several copies of a pamphlet of bicentennial historic dates that occured within Rockbridge County and the city of Lexington as compiled by Rockbridge Historical Society president Charles W. Turner. It also contains a typescript from 1956, entitled The River Crossing at Jordan's Point by Martha Ann Spencer, that was submitted to the society's...
Dates: Inclusive 1939-1978 Approximate

Rockbridge Historical Society collection about Arnold's Valley, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0007
Scope and Contents This collection includes an edited typescript titled "Notes on Arnold's Valley" by Washington and Lee University faculty member Miles Poindexter. Poindexter read this paper to the Rockbridge Historical Society (RHS) at their quarterly meeting on October 27, 1941. This is noted in Volume Two of the "Proceedings of the Rockbridge Historical Society." Also included in this collection are two drafts of a paper written for Lexington, Virginia's Ignorance Club on the history of the Arnold Family...
Dates: 1940-07-22

Rockbridge Historical Society collection of deeds

 Collection
Identifier: WLU -Coll-0043
Scope and Contents

A collection of original land deeds and indentures from the vicinity of Rockbridge County, Virginia collected by the Rockbridge Historical Society.

Dates: 1748 - 1920

Rockbridge Historical Society files on cemeteries

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-15
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0039
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 2000

Rockbridge Historical Society files on churches

 Collection — Box: 1-3, Folder: 1-49
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0040
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 2000

Rockbridge Historical Society files on farms

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0046
Scope and Contents This collection contains: a letter advertising a medication, on the other side of which is a note about the sale of the Galbraith Farm and a note about a trial; a letter from the Rockbridge Historical Society concerning a landmark next to the Stonewall Jackson Farm; a copy of an address delivered before the Rockbridge Historical Society by Colonel William Couper about the Virginia Military Institute; a memorande concerning a farm owned and operated by Major T.J. "Stonewall"...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1860 - 1988

Rockbridge Historical Society files on floods and Hurricane Camille

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0049
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-09 - 2019-08

Rockbridge Historical Society files on genealogy

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0058
Scope and Contents

This collection contains biographical and genealogical information on various people, primarily from in and around Rockbridge County.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1700 - 1960

Rockbridge Historical Society files on Gloucester County, Virginia

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0052

Rockbridge Historical Society files on Goshen, Virginia

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0053
Dates: Majority of material found within 1891 - 1955

Rockbridge Historical Society files on government

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-8
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0054
Dates: Majority of material found within 1803 - 1952

Rockbridge Historical Society files on horses

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0055
Dates: Majority of material found within 1804 - 1995

Rockbridge Historical Society files on hospitals

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0056
Dates: Majority of material found within 1909 - 2000

Rockbridge Historical Society files on hotels

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-12
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0057
Dates: Majority of material found within 1822 - 1987

Rockbridge Historical Society files on Houses

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0059
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of essays, reports, financial documentation, and other historic records documenting the presence, arcitecture, development, or evolution of local houses in and around Rockbridge County and Lexington, Virginia.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1995

Rockbridge Historical Society files on imprints, Fire Tariff rates for Lexington, Va., and surrounding locales

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0048
Scope and Contents

This file contains two rate books discussing the tariff of rates in Lexington, Rockbridge Co. and one rate book for the Valley counties of Virginia.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1896 - 1905

Rockbridge Historical Society files on Lexington Fire Department

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0047
Scope and Contents

This file contains: a newspaper clipping about Lexington's fire department in 1829; a list of the first group of Lexington firefighters from 1797; and a souvenir booklet of the Forty-third Annual Convention and Tournament of the Virginia State Firemen's Association.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1797 - 1929

Rockbridge Historical Society files on local companies

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-39
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0042
Dates: Majority of material found within 1870 - 1970

Rockbridge Historical Society files on regional forests

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0050
Scope and Contents

This collection contains newspaper clippings and papers about forests in the Shenandoah Valley.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1873 - 1925

Rockbridge Historical Society files on Rockbridge County fairs

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-5
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0045
Scope and Contents

This collection contains brochures, premium books, newspaper supplements, and other advertisements for Rockbridge County fairs and festivals.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1976 - 2015; 2019

Rockbridge Rifles records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0462
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a manuscript copy of the company's constitution and bylaws, which mentions that they quelled a rebellion at John Brown's raid. There is also a circa 1860 imprint of this document.

Dates: Inclusive 1859-1860

Rockbridge SPCA Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0025
Scope and Contents

This collection contains official records of the organization, such as annual reports, as well as various papers, including event invitations, mailed pamphlets, the organization's newsletter, and photocopies of newspaper articles. It also contains two envelopes of animal photographs, some of which are used in the mailed pamphlets. Also included is the July 27, 2022, News-Gazette obituary for Jane Cornett, who was the Executive Director of the SPCA for many years.



Dates: Inclusive 1964-1993 Approximate

Roger D. Groot Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 0021
Dates: 2005

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Washington and Lee University 143
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Washington College (Lexington, Va.) 42
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Junkin, George, 1798 - 1868 9
Washington College 9
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Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 8
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.) 8
Leyburn, James Graham 8
Anderson, William Alexander 7
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities 7
Campbell, J. L. (John Lyle) 7
Lee family 7
Lee, Mary Randolph Custis, 1807-1883 7
Smith, Henry Louis 7
Tucker, John Randolph 7
Washington and Lee University. School of Law 7
Anderson family 6
Confederate States of America. Army. Liberty Hall Volunteers 6
Franklin Society and Library Company of Lexington (Lexington, Va.) 6
Lee, Mary Custis 6
Letcher, Greenlee D. (Greenlee Davidson) 6
Letcher, John 6
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 6
Washington and Lee University. Trustees 6
Alexander family 5
Brockenbrough, John 5
Campbell family 5
Campbell, Henry Donald 5
Confederate States of America. Army 5
Freeman, Douglas Southall 5
New Monmouth Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.) 5
Preston, Margaret Junkin 5
Tompkins, Edmund Pendleton 5
Washington Academy (Lexington, Va.) 5
Washington and Lee University. Mock Convention 5
White, James J. (James Jones) 5
Ann Smith Academy 4
Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956 4
Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 4
Crenshaw, Ollinger 4
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 4
Edmondson, James K., Colonel 4
First Baptist Church (Lexington, Va.) 4
Gilliam, Frank Johnson 4
Glasgow family 4
Graham family 4
Graham, Edward 4
Graham, John Alexander 4
Graham, William A. (William Alexander) 4
Groner, Duncan G. 4
Humphreys, D. C. (David Carlisle), 1855-1921 4
Hunter, David, 1802-1886 4
Jefferson, Thomas 4
Jordan, John 4
Lexington Gazette. (Lexington, Va.) 4
McDowell, James 4
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous) 4
Pendleton, William Nelson, 1809-1883 4
Powell, Lewis F. 4
Reid, Samuel McDowell 4
Wilson, William Lyne 4
Alexander, Archibald 3
Anderson, Ellen Graham 3
Barclay, Ted, II (Alexander Tedford) 3
Bowyer, John, General 3
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell) 3
Carter, Jimmy 3
Cole, Fred Carrington 3
Davidson, Charles A. (Charles Andrew) 3
Davidson, Greenlee 3
Davidson, James D. (James Dorman) 3
Davis, John W. (John William) 3
Denny, George Hutcheson 3
Du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935 3
Dunlap Family 3
Flood, Henry D. (Henry Delaware) 3
Glasgow, William Anderson 3
Graham, William 3
Grigsby, Reuben 3
Henry, Patrick 3
Hotchkiss, Farris Pierson 3
Houston, Sam, 1793 - 1863 3
James River and Kanawha Company (Richmond, Va.) 3
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891 3
Johnston, William Preston 3
Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905 3
Lee, Mildred Childe, 1846-1905 3
Letcher, S. H. (Samuel Houston) 3
Lexington Development Company (Lexington, Va.) 3
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 3
Madison, James 3
McDowell, William George, 1850-1921 3
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