The Resource Garber-Logan family collection

Garber-Logan family collection

Label
Garber-Logan family collection, 1846-1949
Title
Garber-Logan family collection
Inclusive dates
1846-1949
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Included in the collection are personal receipts of Joseph Garber, a genealogy of the Garber family, and vintage photographs most likely taken by John and Emma Logan. The collection consists of three series: Series I is a collection of personal papers from the Garber-Logan family; Series II includes a set of three logbooks of John Logan ; Series III is photographs
Biographical or historical data
John Leonard Logan (1891-1973) was born in Harrisonburg, Virginia. He married Emma (Polly) Catherine Garber (1890-1990) in St. Stephen's Reformed Church in Harrisonburg in 1915. Emma was a telephone operator for several years in the Harrisonburg exchange, while John was in the insurance business in Staunton. They had one son, James (Jack) Hunter Logan (1916-2005). After James was born, they moved to Charlottesville, VA where John worked for People's Life Insurance Co. He and Polly moved to Silver Springs, MD in 1933. John worked for Peoples Life in Washington D.C. for 45 years.
Cataloging source
VMC
Label
Garber-Logan family collection
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/photographs/P0007Garber-Logan.aspx
Control code
855862200
Extent
Two Hollinger boxes; box 1 is 1.5 linear feet and box 2 is 1.3 linear feet.
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections librarian
Organization method
Series I. Personal papers and business records ; Series II. Diaries, 1896-1926 ; Series III. Photographs.
Ownership
Jean F. Knight donated the collection to Special Collections in February 2008.

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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