The Resource Lancaster County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds

Lancaster County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds

Label
Lancaster County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds, 1787-1937
Title
Lancaster County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds
Inclusive dates
1787-1937
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • 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
  • Box 1 contains 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
  • Box 2 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. This box also contains commissioners' reports on the condition of public buildings, especially the jail
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Lancaster County was named for the English county. It was formed from Northumberland and York Counties in 1651.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional accounts and claims for repairs and improvements to public buildings and grounds may be found in the Tax and Fiscal series of Lancaster County court records.
Label
Lancaster County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vi02098.xml.frame
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Lancaster County
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
For additional information, see inventory
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Lancaster County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001619927
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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