The Resource Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society records

Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society records

Label
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society records, 1740-1950
Title
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society records
Inclusive dates
1740-1950
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains approx. 1,700 items comprised of a wide variety of legal, governmental, business, school, and church records, as well as personal/family papers, all primarily from the Central Shenandoah Valley (Rockingham, Shenandoah, Augusta, and Page Counties). Most are primary source documents, although some photocopies are included. All documents were donated over the years to the Society
Related
Is part of
Biographical or historical data
The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society was founded in 1898 to preserve the historical and cultural heritage of the area. It was reorganized in 1944, and chartered and incorporated in 1945. For information on legal/governmental bodies, businesses, schools, churches, individuals, and families, see respective records for individual Series in this collection.
Cataloging source
VMC
Label
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society records
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/hstsocpa.aspx
Note
Also known as the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society collection; Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society papers
Arrangement
Series I. Legal/Governmental Documents (1760-1930); Series II. Business/Institutional Documents (1816-1950 and undated); Series III. Individual/Family Documents: Subseries A. Individual Families and Subseries B. Miscellaneous Families (1779-1944 and undated); Series IV. Oversize: Subseries A. Legal/Governmental Documents, Subseries B. Business/Institutional Documents, Subseries C. Individual/Family Documents, and Subseries D. Maps (1794-1914; scattered earlier dates and undated)
Control code
20297779
Cumulative index finding aids
See web link for Finding Aid.
Extent
4 1/2 Hollinger boxes; 1 flat box (79 folders)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections librarian
Note
For more detailed information on Series I-IV, see OCLC records 20306247, 20368665, 20371089, and 20400782.
Ownership
On deposit from the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society.

Library Locations

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      Carrier Library Second Floor Room 203, MSC 1704, 880 Madison Drive, Harrisonburg, VA, 22807, US
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