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Historic buildings -- Virginia -- Lexington

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Jackson Davis Architectural Drawings

Identifier: MS-0276
Scope and Contents

The Alexander Jackson Davis collection consists of 27 architectural drawings executed for the Virginia Military Institute (Lexington, Virginia) between 1859 and 1870. Included are designs for the VMI Barracks, the Superintendent's residence, and faculty residences. The bulk of the drawings are ink and wash plans.

Historic American Buildings Survey for Lexington, Virginia.

Identifier: MS-0296
Scope and Contents The collection includes plans, photographs and descriptive text documenting selected Lexington and Rockbridge County (Virginia) buildings which were included in the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS). The Survey was conducted under the auspices of the National Park Service and the original records are located in the Library of Congress. The collection includes the following: Plans (oversized of the Alexander-Withrow House, Reid-White House, Stono, Stono office, Winterview Farm Log Cabin....

Mary Wilson Irwin sketchbooks

Identifier: MS-0039
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two sketchbooks (1897 & 1914) ca. 20 pages each, containing pencil drawings by Mary Wilson Irwin. No information about the artist is available. Subjects include the Virginia Military Institute; Washington and Lee University; Lexington, Virginia scenes; children. Some drawings bear inscription "MWI" and/or short description.

National Historic Landmark, National Register of Historic Places, 1966 - 1986

 File — Box SF004, Folder: National Historic Landmark
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other documents relating to the designation of Barracks as a National Historic Landmark in 1966; and the VMI Post as a National Historic Landmark / National Historic District in 1974. The VMI post is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Thomas W. Keitt drawing

Identifier: MS-0056-Oversized
Scope and Contents Watercolor drawing (12 x 16 in.) of Washington Arch facade of Barracks by Cadet Keitt, dated May 15, 1876. Details include clock; Virginia and U.S. flags flying from towers.