The Resource Dudley-Rexrode Collection

Dudley-Rexrode Collection

Label
Dudley-Rexrode Collection, 1873-1998
Title
Dudley-Rexrode Collection
Inclusive dates
1873-1998
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Series 1, Papers of E.A Dudley, 1876-1920 -- Series 2, Papers of C.P. Rexrode, 1907-1925 -- Series 3, Papers of A.B. Dudley, 1915-1961 -- Series 4, Papers of M. Dudley Rexrode, 1936-2005 -- Series 5, Miscellaneous, 1913-1985
  • The collection contains financial records of the Dudley-Rexrode family, including tax records, insurance records, and ledgers of family businesses, that included C.P. Rexrode's medical practice and A.B and E.A. Dudley's agricultural business. This collection also includes 139 family photographs (including photographs of the Dudley-Brand family in Korea in the 1930s). Additionally, there is a large collection of documents from the Mossy Creek Presbyterian Church, where M. Dudley Rexrode served as a Deacon and Elder. The content mainly deals with economic and religious life in the Shenandoah Valley during the late 19th and early 20th century
Biographical or historical data
The papers were acquired from the estate of Marshall Dudley Rexrode, (1905-2006), and include the papers of his father, Dr. Charles P. Rexrode, and maternal grandfather, Edward Alexander Dudley. Charles Rexrode was a physician and pharmacist in Crab Bottom, Highland County, Virginia (now Blue Grass, VA). Edward A. Dudley, (1850-1927), was a prominent farmer and cattle raiser in Highland County and Augusta County, Virginia. Also included in this collection are photographs and correspondence relating to M. Dudley Rexrode's aunt, Alberta Dudley Brand her husband Dr. Louis Christian Brand, who were Presbyterian missionaries in Japanese-occupied Korea from 1924-1938.
Cataloging source
VMC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Dudley-Rexrode Collection
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/5039DudleyRexrode.aspx
Control code
828722897
Extent
3 Hollinger boxes, 1.5 linear feet.
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections or Reference librarian

Library Locations

    • Special Collections Research CenterBorrow it
      Carrier Library Second Floor Room 203, MSC 1704, 880 Madison Drive, Harrisonburg, VA, 22807, US
      38.438299 -78.8741916
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