The Resource Bowman papers

Bowman papers

Label
Bowman papers, 1845-1967;
Title
Bowman papers
Inclusive dates
1845-1967;
Title variation
Sam Bowman papers
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Contains miscellaneous materials and business ledgers that document operations of the Bowman family dairy farm in Rockingham County, Va. from 1845-1967
Related
Cataloging source
VMC
Label
Bowman papers
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/bowman02.aspx
Note
Also known as: Sam Bowman papers; Sam Bowman business papers
Arrangement
Folder 1. Includes 1859 and 1865 tax receipts; 1862 receipt for military supplies of 20 bushels of corn; 1882 Constitution of the West Rockingham Mutual Fire Insurance Company; 1891 receipt for printing claim for property taken by U.S. soldiers in Civil War; 1929 timber contract; 1942 Certificates of War Necessity for vehicle; summary of the S.R. Bowman Estate, 1936-1960.
Control code
44975725
Cumulative index finding aids
Unpublished guide available at Reference desk and Special Collections office.
Extent
1 Hollinger box (1 folder and 6 business ledgers) + 1 flat box (oversize ledger)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections librarian
Ownership
Donated to the Library by Sam Bowman, April 1999.

Library Locations

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