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Old Nottoway County Library

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1941, Claiborne and Taylor. W. Courthouse Rd., just south of the courthouse

This delicate building with interior-end chimneys, small pedimented porch, and dormer windows is one of the small brick libraries donated to rural Virginia communities by diplomat David K. E. Bruce, a native of Charlotte County. In the rear ell, reached by a separate entrance, were the segregated reading room for African Americans, the bathrooms, and the librarian's office. The county now uses the building for other purposes.

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Author: 
Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Old Nottoway County Library", [Nottoway Court House, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-NW2.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Virginia vol 2

Buildings of Virginia: Valley, Piedmont, Southside, and Southwest, Anne Carter Lee and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015, 296-296.

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