A Guide to the Lancaster County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds, 1787-1937 Lancaster County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds, 1787-1937 1134915 and 1134975

A Guide to the Lancaster County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds, 1787-1937

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Barcode numbers 1134915 and 1134975


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Barcode numbers
1134915 and 1134975
Title
Lancaster County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds, 1787-1937
Physical Characteristics
2 cubic feet
Collector
Lancaster County (Va.) Circuit Court
Location
Library of Virginia
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

Lancaster County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds, 1787-1937. Barcode numbers 1134915 and 1134975. Local government records collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23219.

Acquisition Information

This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Lancaster County.


Historical Information

Lancaster County was named for the English county. It was formed from Northumberland and York Counties in 1651.

Scope and Content

Lancaster County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds, 1787-1937. The materials consists of accounts, bonds, claims, orders, plans, reports, and specifications related to county buildings and public space. Included are claims and accounts for repairs to buildings, maintenance, improvements of, and appurtenances for county-owned structures and public grounds, 1789-1923. The range of projects includes fencing for the public square, public privies, painting, building furniture, and the like. The series also consists of orders, reports, bonds, and specifications for the courthouse, clerk's office, jail, alms house, school building, and lighthouse, 1787-1937. Also included are two floor plans for the courthouse showing the courtroom layout and some fixtures. Commissioners' reports on the condition of public buildings, especially the jail, are also contained in this series.

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Virginia -- County Court (Lancaster County)
  • Subjects:

  • Architectural drawings -- Virginia -- Lancaster County.
  • Courthouses -- Virginia- Lancaster County -- Designs and Plans.
  • Lighthouses -- Virginia.
  • Public buildings -- Virginia -- Lancaster County -- Designs and plans.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Lancaster County (Va.) -- History -- 18th century.
  • Lancaster County (Va.) -- History -- 19th century.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Architectural drawings -- Virginia -- Lancaster County.
  • Bonds -- Virginia -- Lancaster County.
  • Reports -- Virginia -- Lancaster County.
  • Reports -- Virginia -- Lancaster County.
  • Specifications -- Virginia -- Lancaster County.

Contents List

Barcode number 1134915: Public Buildings and Grounds, Claims and Accounts, 1789-1923
Box: 8
Folders: 1-5
Barcode number 1134975: Public Buildings and Grounds, Buildings, 1787-1937
Box: 9
Folders: 1-4

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Lancaster County (Va.) -- History -- 18th century.
  • Lancaster County (Va.) -- History -- 19th century.