A Guide to the Giles County (Va.) School Records, 1887-1894 Giles County (Va.) School Records, 1887-1894 0007715742

A Guide to the Giles County (Va.) School Records, 1887-1894

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Giles County (Va.) School Records 1887-1894
Physical Characteristics
.35 cu.ft.
Giles County (Va.) Circuit Court.
Library of Virginia

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Preferred Citation

Giles County (Va.) School Records, 1887-1894. Local government records collection, Giles County Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va. 23219.

Acquisition Information

These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court records from Giles County.

Historical Information

Giles County was named for William Branch Giles, United States senator from Virginia in 1806 when the county was created from Montgomery, Monroe (now in West Virginia), and Tazewell Counties. Several subsequent additions were made from Wythe (1808), Monroe in 1829 and Mercer in 1841 (both now in West Virginia), Craig (1880), and Tazewell (1826 and 1836) Counties. The county seat is Pearisburg.

Scope and Content

Giles County (Va.) School Records, 1887-1894, include Articles of Agreement, 1887-1894, between the Board of School Trustees for the Pearisburg District and school employees (teachers, principals, etc.) of white and colored schools. Collection also incudes a monthly report, 1892, of Bertha M. King's class. King taught at white public school number three in the Walkers Creek school district. Information found include names and ages of students, attendance during the month, and classes taught.

Related Material

Additional Giles County Records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm" found on the Library of Virginia's web site.

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