Finding aid to the Lynchburg Historical Foundation Papers

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VA 24501
(434) 846-0501
LYNCHBURG HISTORICAL FOUNDATION PAPERS
The collection includes correspondence, newsletters, and newspaper clippings
about the work of this organization and its two predecessors, especially efforts to
preserve the Academy of Music theater building.

LYNCHBURG HISTORICAL FOUNDATION, INC.
The Lynchburg Historical Foundation, Inc., was formed in 1972, out of the
merger of the Lynchburg Historical Society and the Historic Lynchburg Foundation.
The Lynchburg Historical Society had been formed in 1934 out of the desire of
several Lynchburg organizations to preserve the Miller-Claytor House.
Historic Lynchburg Foundation was founded in 1967, and adopted as its first
project the restoration of Point of Honor.

[Detailed finding guide available with the collection.]

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VA 24501
(434) 846-0501
LYNCHBURG HISTORICAL FOUNDATION PAPERS
BOX 1

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Lynchburg Historical Museum miscellany; 1934-1962
Lynchburg Historical Museum miscellany; 1963-1966
Lynchburg Historical Museum miscellany; 1967
Lynchburg Historical Museum miscellany; 1968
Newspaper clippings of 1967 & 1968
Lynchburg Historical Museum; inventory of items displayed, 1940
Lynchburg Seminar, Feb. 17-19, 1975
Lynchburg Historical Society -- Museum Papers, Volume 1 (pre 1963)
1) "Distortions in History" by Alfred Percy
2) "Tobacco" by Lib Wiley
3) "The Story of Lynchburg's Aviation by Lawrence H. McWane
4) "Reminiscences of Jim Crack Corn" by James I. Lee
5) "Signers of the Declaration of Independence" by Mrs. Richard F.
Hawkins
6) "History of the Miller-Claytor House by Louise W. Payne
7) "From Canoe to Packet Boat" by John D. Capron
1-9 Lynchburg Historical Society -- Museum Papers, Volume 2 (1963-64)
1) "Lynchburg's Court House by Ruth H. Blunt
2) "Honor Roll of Lynchburg Business" by Burroughs Noell
3) "Lynchburg Tobacco Warehouses" by Ruth H. Blunt
4) "Tobacco In Lynchburg" [MISSING]
5) "The Battle of Lynchburg"
6) "City Directory - June 10, 1864
7) "Constitution & By-Laws
8) "The Background of Lynchburg" by Ruth H. Blunt
1-10 Lynchburg Historical Society -- Museum Papers, Volume 3 (1965)
1) "Lynchburg, Capital of Virginia"
2) "War-Time Diary of Lynchburg, 1865" by Jannet Cleland
3) "Souvenir of Lynchburg" [calendar]
4) "Lynchburg & the Iron Industry" by Capron

BOX 2

2-1 Lynchburg Historical Society -- Museum Papers, Volume 4 (1966)
1) "Randolph-Macon Woman's College" by Roberta D. Cornelius
2) "Maconiana"
3) "The Miller-Claytor House" by Laura Rimer
4) "Federal Hill"
5) "Court House Hill" by Ruth & Louise Blunt
(Continued)
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LYNCHBURG HISTORICAL FOUNDATION PAPERS, Continued
BOX 2 2-2 Lynchburg Historical Society -- Museum Papers, Volume 5 (1967)
1) "Lynchburg in 1852" by Ruth & Louise Blunt and Mrs. R.F. Hawkins
2) "Point of Honor" by S. Allen Chambers
2-3 Lynchburg Historical Society -- Museum Papers, Volume 6 (1968)
1) "The Birthplace of Douglas Southall & Allen Weir Freeman" by Ruth
H. Blunt
2) "Lynchburg Historical Museum" by Evelyn L. Moore
3) "Ordinaries in Lynchburg" by Louise Blunt
4) "When Lynchburg Was Lunchburg" by Mrs. E.A. Watson
2-4 Lynchburg Historical Society -- Museum Papers, Volume 7 (1969)
1) "The Little Anglican Church on the Hill" by Ruth & Louise Blunt
2) "Elijah Fletcher, Citizen of Lynchburg" by Martha von Briesen
2-5 Lynchburg Historical Society -- Museum Papers, Volume 8 (1971-1972)
1) "Public Schools of Lynchburg, 1871-1881" by Bertha Adams Jordan
2) "Silversmiths of Lynchburg, VA" by Lucille McW. Watson
3) "The Battle of Lynchburg, June 17-18, 1864" by E. Alvin Gerhardt, Jr.
4) "Bragassa's Lynchburg's Oldest Toy Store" by Evelyn L. Moore
5) "The James River and Kanawha Canal and the Packet Boat, John
Marshall" by Samuel H. Williams
6) "The Revolutionary Heritage of Campbell County" by Ruth H. Blunt
7) "The Lynchburg Historical Society" by Evelyn L. Moore
2-6 Lynchburg Historical Society -- Museum Papers, Volumes 9 (1972)
1) "Lynchburg's Revolutionary War 'Claims'" by Ruth H. Blunt
2) "The Seven Hills of Lynchburg" by Ruth H. Blunt
[Vol.10, "Lynchburg Business-1900" by Burroughs Noell was published.]
2-7 THE LYNCHBURG HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 1934-1969 by Evelyn L.
Moore [typescript]
2-8 THE LYNCHBURG HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 1934-1969 by Evelyn L.
Moore [photocopy]
2-9 Unveiling of the Freeman marker, 16 Nov.1968
2-10 Lynchburg Historical Society, Miscellaneous Collection of Papers
2-11 Lynchburg Historical Society, Miscellaneous Clippings (1969-1972)
2-12 Lynchburg Museum of Living History, Miscellaneous Collection
2-13 Lynchburg Historical Foundation, "Name This Landmark" (1975)
2-14 Lynchburg Historical Foundation, Academy of Music Project, Volume 1
2-15 Lynchburg Historical Foundation, Academy of Music Project, Volume 2
BOX 3

3-1 Historic Lynchburg Foundation, Notes on Ceremony for Erecting
Historical Marker for Sen. R.L. Owen, 25 Sept. 1971
3-2 Historic Lynchburg Foundation, Research Report on Point of Honor,
October 1970
(Continued)
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LYNCHBURG HISTORICAL FOUNDATION PAPERS, Continued
BOX 3 3-3 Historic Lynchburg Foundation, Supplements to the Research Report on
Point of Honor (March 1971 & January 1972)
3-4 Lynchburg Historical Foundation, Collection of Papers & Clippings, 1975
3-5 Lynchburg Historical Foundation, Collectionof Papers & Clippings, 19761977
3-6 Lynchburg Historical Foundation, Collection of Papers & Clippings, 1978
3-7 Lynchburg Historical Foundation, Collection of Papers & Clippings, 1979
BOX 4

4-1 Lynchburg Historical Foundation, Inc., Miscellaneous Papers &
Clippings, 1967-1968
4-2 Lynchburg Historical Foundation, Inc., Miscellaneous Papers &
Clippings, 1969-1970
4-3 Lynchburg Historical Foundation, Inc., Miscellaneous Papers &
Clippings, 1971-1972
4-4 Lynchburg Historical Foundation, Inc., Miscellaneous Papers &
Clippings, 1973
4-5 Lynchburg Historical Foundation, Inc., Miscellaneous Papers &
Clippings, 1974
4-6 Lynchburg Historical Foundation, Inc., Miscellaneous Papers &
Clippings, 1980

BOX 5

5-1 Amazement Square
5-2 Poplar Forest – Articles of Incorporation & Bylaws
5-3 Poplar Forest – Correspondence & minutes
5-4 Poplar Forest – Feasibility/Developmental analysis
5-5 Poplar Forest – Market value appraisal/Proposal to purchase
5-6 Poplar Forest – Miscellaneous 1972-1982
5-7 Poplar Forest – Miscellaneous 1983-1986
5-8 Poplar Forest – Real Estate contract
5-9 Jones Memorial Library – Jones Town Meeting
5-10 Jones Memorial Library – Miscellaneous Papers

BOX 6

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BOX 7

7-1 Revolving Fund – Minutes & State Corporation Commission
7-2 Revolving Fund – Articles & Disillusionment
(Continued)

Antique Shows & Sales – 1970’s-1980’s
Antique Shows & Sales – 1990’s
Art Shows and sales
Façade improvement program - 1981-1985
Façade improvement program – Feb 1986-Sept 1988
Historic Preservation Week 1997-2002
Lynchburg Downtown Revitalization Study
The Rivermont House, Inc.

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LYNCHBURG HISTORICAL FOUNDATION PAPERS, Continued
BOX 7

7-3 Revolving Fund – Financial & Tax Information
7-4 Revolving Fund – Daniel’s Hill
7-5 Revolving Fund - 1012 Federal Street
7-6 Revolving Fund – 1026 Brook Street/1014 Harrison Street
7-7 Revolving Fund – 1020 Harrison Street/Carroll House
7-8 Revolving Fund – 1011 Jackson Street
7-9 Revolving Fund – 1023 Jackson Street
7-10 Revolving Fund – New Jerusalem Church
7-11 Revolving Fund – Rivermont Fire Station

BOX 8

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BOX 9

9-1 Miscellaneous papers 1967-1972 (Lynchburg Historical Society)
9-2 Miscellaneous papers Oct 1972-1975
9-3 Miscellaneous papers 1976
9-4 Miscellaneous papers 1977
9-5 Miscellaneous papers 1978
9-6 Miscellaneous papers 1979
9-7 Miscellaneous papers 1980
9-8 Miscellaneous papers 1981
9-9 Miscellaneous papers 1982
9-10 Miscellaneous papers 1983
9-11 Miscellaneous papers 1984
9-12 Miscellaneous papers 1985
9-13 Miscellaneous papers 1986

BOX 10

10-1 Miscellaneous papers 1987
10-2 Miscellaneous papers 1990
10-3 Miscellaneous papers 1998-1999
10-4 Taxes 1976
10-5 Taxes/Finances 1977
10-6 Taxes/Finances 1978
10-7 Taxes/Finances 1979
10-8 Taxes/Finances 1980
10-9 Taxes/Finances 1981
10-10 Taxes/Finances 1982
(Continued)

Virginia Certified Local Government Program – Annual Report 1998
Historic Home Loan Pool – 1991-1994
Historic Home Loan Pool – 1996-1998
Historic Home Loan Pool Applicants
Historic Zoning – 1974-1976
Repair Assistance Program – Contract with City of Lynchburg
Repair Assistance Program – Information
Repair Assistance Program – Quarterly Reports 2002-2010

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LYNCHBURG HISTORICAL FOUNDATION PAPERS, Continued
BOX 10

10-11 Taxes 1983
10-12Taxes/Finances 1984
10-13 Treasurer’s Report 1985
10-14 Taxes 1985/1986
10-15 Taxes/Finances 1989
10-16 Financial 1994

BOX 11

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BOX 12

12-1 Cabell Street Project 1982
12-2 Historic Home Tours – 1996-2001
12-3 Legal Papers 1984-1985
12-4 Minutes of Board of Directors 1973-1974
12-5 Minutes 1987-1988
12-6 Minutes 1989
12-7 Minutes 1990
12-8 Minutes 1997
12-9 Minutes 1998
12-10 Minutes 2001
12-11 Original Bylaws and amendments
12-12 View from the Terrace 1988-1990

BOX 13

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Financial 1997-1999
Charles Schwab Acct #5136-3966 2009
Charles Schwab Acct #5136-3966 2010
Checking Acct # 1107367 2009
Dabney-Scott-Adams Acct #4605055 2010
Deposits Acct #01107367 2010
Lynchburg Save Outdoor Sculptures Acct #4605063 2010
Packet Boat Marshall – Acct #4601872 2010

Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Affairs, 1991
Tax Credit / Abatement / Finding Info
More Taxes & Financials, 1972-1977
Tax Exemption (Federal) 1973-1983
More Taxes & Financials, 1982-1989
Financials, 1990-1992
Financials, 1993
More Taxes & Financials, 1994
Taxes & Financials, 1995
Taxes & Financials, 1996
Taxes & More Financials, 1997
Taxes & More Financials, 1998-1999
Taxes & Financials, 2000
(Continued)
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LYNCHBURG HISTORICAL FOUNDATION PAPERS, Continued
BOX 14

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Minutes, 1995-1997
Minutes, 2000
Minutes, 2013
Taxes & Financials, 2002
Legg Mason, 2002-2004
Taxes, 2003
Employee Taxes, 2004-2005
Taxes, 2004
Taxes, 2005
State Registration Statement, 2006
Taxes, 2006
Taxes, 2007

BOX 15

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APVA, 2002-2003
APVA, 2004-2005
APVA, 2006-2007
APVA, 2008-2010
APVA Conference, Sep. 2009
Bluffwalk Center
Correspondence, Johnson House
Department of Historic Resources (DHR)
Historic Survey
Legal
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Newspaper Clippings
Preservation Alliance of VA
Preserve America Community Designation
RMWC VA Women Arts Symposium
Steinway Grand Piano

BOX 16

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16-2
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Jamestown 2007, Minutes
Jamestown 2007, Publicity
Tourism Task Force 2007, Minutes & Recommendations
Tourism Task Force 2007, Publicity

BOX 17

Interviews with Lynchburg residents on DVD [List of interviewees in box]

BOX 18

Dabney-Scott-Adams House

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LYNCHBURG HISTORICAL MUSEUM
The Lynchburg Historical Museum was organized by the Woman's Club of
Lynchburg in 1933, and opened to the public on 15 December 1934. A room in City Hall
was offered by City Council for this purpose.
During World War II, the museum was closed and its contents were stored in the Fort
Hill Fire Station. After several attempts to reopen, and with the Woman's Club giving up
the project, the new museum housed in the old Court House finally reopened on 16
November 1963. It was sponsored by the Lynchburg Historical Society.
Today, the City of Lynchburg through the Department of Libraries and Museums
operates the museum.
LYNCHBURG HISTORICAL FOUNDATION, INC.
The Lynchburg Historical Foundation, Inc. was formed in 1972, out of the merger of
the Lynchburg Historical Society and the Historic Lynchburg Foundation. The
Lynchburg Historical Society had been formed in 1934 out of the desire of several
Lynchburg organizations to preserve the Miller-Claytor House.
Historic Lynchburg Foundation was founded in 1967, and adopted as its first project
the restoration of Point of Honor.

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VA 24501
(434) 846-0501
INTERVIEWS WITH LYNCHBURG RESIDENTS

Bowen, Brian - 2009

Sweeney, William W. - 2008

Bragassa, Anne – 2008

Traywick, Flo – 2008

Burford, Thomas Nelson

White, Kenneth S. – 2008

Camm, Vivian - 2009

Williams, Samuel H., Jr. - 2008

Christian, Margaret Spruce
Crouch, Joyce – 2008
Culverhouse, E. Allen – 2008
Dudley, Bill
Fore, Walter - 2008
Fowler, Delores “Dee”
Hobbs, T. Gibson
Johnson, Dolly - 2010
Massie, William and Annie
McCarthy, Langhorne L. – 2008
Moore, Herbert R. - 2008
Payne, Lucy – 2008
Quilliam, Dr. William F. – 2005
Sackett, Charles H.
Spencer, Ann Howard – 2009
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Dublin Core

Title

Finding aid to the Lynchburg Historical Foundation Papers

Subject

Finding aids
Lynchburg Historical Foundation
Records (Documents)
Academy of Music (Lynchburg, Va.)

Description

Finding aid to the Lynchburg Historical Foundation Papers held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia including documents related to preservation of the Academy of Music theater building

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Date

2023

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Format

PDF file

Language

English

Identifier

MS1140FA

Citation

George M. Jones Memorial Library, “Finding aid to the Lynchburg Historical Foundation Papers,” Digital Collections, accessed July 22, 2024, https://digitaljones.omeka.net/items/show/164.