Proceedings of the Rockbridge Historical Society, Volume 7 (1966-1969)
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This is Volume 7 of the Proceedings of the Rockbridge Historical Society, which contains the papers presented between 1966-1969 and an index.Volume 7, Table of ContentsDedication to Ruth Anderson McCulloch, page 3Mrs. Charles McCulloch by Charles W. Turner, page 7Activities 1966 Through 1969, page 8Dr. McChesney's Ghost Revisited by Anne Brandon Heiner, page 10Black Friday in Lexington, The Failure of the Bank of Lexington by Ollinger Crenshaw, page 23Spottswood Styles, 1869-1946, page 35Spottswood Styles by Houston Barclay, page 36Two Hundred Years at Rockbridge Alum Springs by Robert Louis Semes, page 46Ellen Glasgow's Library by Carrington C. Tutwiler, Jr., page 55Commemoration of Southern Seminary's Centennial, page 67Welcome by Mrs. H. Russell Robey, page 67History of Southern Seminary by Dr. Sidney Sandridge, page 68Presentation of Medals, page 77Life and Works of Samuel Houston by Dr. George West Diehl, page 78Tour of Stonewall Jackson Cemetery, page 78John Blair Lyle by Royster Lyle, Jr., page 79Eighteenth Century English Country Houses, page 79Great Events in Lexington by M. W. Paxton, Jr., page 80John Jordan, Builder by Willard Isley, page 93A. J. Davis, Creator of V.M.I. Gothic by M. W. Paxton, Jr., page 101Lexington Baptists, 1839-1887 by John G. Barrett, page 116Colonel William Fleming by Sidney M. B. Coulling, page 129The Changing Face of the VMI by Colonel James M. Morgan, Jr., page 141The Making of a Politician, John Letcher's Formative Years in Rockbridge County by F. N. Boney, page 147Introduction to "Ghost of the Castle" by Anne Brandon Heiner, page 154The Ghost of Phil Nunn by Anne Brandon Heiner, page 154Principal Acquisitions 1966-1969, page 161Financial Report, page 162Presidents of the Society, 1939-1968, page 163Trustees of the Society, page 163; Officers, 1966 Through 1969, page 164; Members of the Rockbridge Historical Society, December 31, 1969, page 165; Necrology, January 1, 1966 - January 1, 1970, page 167; Mr. Earl S. Mattingly, page 168; Alvin Oakes, page 168; Index, page 169