Proceedings of the Rockbridge Historical Society, Volume 10 (1980-1989)
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This is Volume 10 of the Proceedings of the Rockbridge Historical Society, which contains the papers presented between 1980-1989 and an index.Volume 10, Table of ContentsForeword by Winifred Hadsel, page viPreface, page viiiPART ONE; The First Fifty Years of the Rockbridge Historical Society, George M. Brooke, Jr., page 3;PART TWO; The Architecture of Rockbridge County, Chapter l; Or, How Does a House Mean?, Pamela H. Simpson, page 77John M. Brooke: The Lexington Years, George M. Brooke, Jr., page 87The Village of Brownsburg, Mary Moore Montgomery Mason, Jen Wade Heffelfinger, Mollie Sue Whipple, page 105First Years and First Families: Rockbridge County, 1735-1745, Laura Moore Stearns, page 117Aspects of Black Religious and Educational Development in Lexington, Virginia, 1840-1928, Theodore C. DeLaney, Jr., page 139Pre-World War I Student Life at Washington & Lee and VMI: Recollections of Rupert Latture and "Sam" Heflin, page 152The Collierstown Story, Carmen E. Clark, Agnes L. Hotinger, Emory M. Potter, Charles A. Potter, George B. Ax, page 163Bringing the Railroad to Lexington, 1866-1883, Matthew W. Paxton, Jr., page 180Archaeological Interpretations of Upland Historical Sites in Rockbridge County: The Opportunities and Challenges, John McDaniel, James T. Adams, Jr., Randall Ray, page 191Robert E. Lee's Views on Women's Education, Mary P. Coulling, page 203The Meeting House by the Falling Spring, H. Middleton Raynal, page 221Lexington Ledgers: A Source for Social History, Edwin L. Dooley, Jr., page 236Lewis Miller's Virginia, Barbara R. Luck, page 245"Zealous for the House of God": New Monmouth Presbyterian Church, Its First Two Centuries, I. Taylor Sanders II, page 273VMis Library, 1839-1939: Its History as Shown in Local Records, James E. Gaines, Jr., page 287"Scalded to Death by the Steam": Railroad Disasters and the Ballads Written About Them, Katie Letcher Lyle, page 299The Episcopal Church and VMI in the Early Years, George M. Brooke, Jr., page 317Shifting Attitudes Towards Slavery in Antebellum Rockbridge County, Fitzhugh Brundage, page 333Views of and on East Lexington, D. E. Brady, Jr., John S. Letcher, B. P. Knight, page 345Meet Me in St. Louis: Lexingtonians Go to the Fair, Pamela H. Simpson, page 355Who s Who in the Streets of Lexington, Winifred Hadsel, page 365The American Thomas Arnold: Francis H. Smith of the Virginia Military Institute, Edwin L. Dooley, Jr., page 375Agricultural Expositions and Fairs in Rockbridge County, 1828-1891, Charles W. Turner, page 387Social Dance in Nineteenth Century Rockbridge County, James B. Morrison, page 411Rockbridge Artists and Artisans, Barbara Crawford and Royster Lyle, page 425The Swing Meets the Spirit: Reflections on Collegiate Athletic History, Thomas W. Davis, page 429New Light at the End of Crozet's Tunnel, Robert F. Hunter, page 443The Traditional Pottery Manufacturing Industry in Virginia: Examples from Botetourt and Rockbridge Counties, Kurt C. Russ, page 453The Constitution and the Rockbridge Delegation, Laurence K. Ryan, page 491George C. Marshall: The Lexington Connection, Larry I. Bland, page 507The Mystery of James Gibbs, Paul C. Wilson, page 519; Traditional Music in Virginia, Mike Seeger, page 527From Springfield to Zack: Communities of Rockbridge County, D. E. Brady, Jr., page 541Old Times at Rockbridge Baths, Louis Blair and William McElwee Miller, page 551The Joys and Rewards of Local History, David G. Vaisey, page 561A Point of View on "Points of View," Pamela H. Simpson, page 5771939 Remembered: Some Oral History of Fifty Years Ago, Hunter McClung, Mary Hope Pusey, William Buchanan, Robert Hunter, Mary Frances Cummings, page 585The Way We Were, Robert E. R. Huntley, page 595APPENDIXESI: Rockbridge Genealogy, Charles W. Turner, page 609II: Open House Essays on Lexington Lore, page 614III: Constitution and By-Laws of the Rockbridge Historical Society, page 620IV: Acquisitions Policy: Manuscript Collection, page 627V: Rockbridge Historical Society Collections Policy for Objects, page 632VI: President's Report, 1987-1988-1989, Winifred Hadsel, page 638VII: Memorial Resolution, Pamela H. Simpson, page 642CUMULATIVE INDEX, Volumes 1-10, page 644