The Resource Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society business/institutional documents

Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society business/institutional documents

Label
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society business/institutional documents, 1816-1950; undated
Title
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society business/institutional documents
Inclusive dates
1816-1950; undated
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Contains documents for Cootes' Store; church histories/other similar papers; school documents; and other miscellaneous business papers not related to families. A number of documents for Cootes' Store include legal and financial records, charges and receipts, post office records, and records relating to a bark business. Church histories/directories, etc. are for local area churches (ex. Cooks Creek Presbyterian Church; Methodist Church, Dayton; Port Republic Methodist Church; St. Stephens Reformed Church, Harrisonburg; Trissels Mennonite Church, Broadway and the Hebrew Congregation of Harrisonburg, the latter incl. a history of Jewish settlement in the area. An undated TM "Some Old Churches of Rockingham and Neighboring Counties" by Ruebush and Wayland is also included
  • (cont.) School documents include catalogs for a Girl's Home School which later became the Van Bora College for Young Ladies, and a State Summer Institute for Teachers, both at Luray; and a Prospectus for an Industrial School at Massanetta Springs. Information on Mossy Creek Academy is also included.Miscellaneous business papers include the By-laws of the Page Valley Telephone Co.; an 1855 Rockingham Mutual Fire Insurance Co. policy; a subscription form for the Golden Horseshoe Tavern, Elkton; and information on a 1913 (?) merger of the News Register Co. and the Rockingham Pub. Co
  • 1991 additions to the collection include items from the C&W Railroad Co., Mossy Creek Iron Works, Rawley Springs Tonic Water Co., and receipts from the Harrisonburg Mutual Telephone Co. Slave bills of sale are also included
Note
Forms part of: Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society (Va.) records, 1740-1950. See overall collection record for more comprehensive information.
Related
Is part of
Cataloging source
VMC
Label
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society business/institutional documents
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/hstsocpa.aspx
Note
Also known as the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society business/institutional documents; business/institutional documents of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society
Arrangement
Series II. of Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society (Va.) records, 1740-1950. Series II. Folders 11-20 of Box 2. Folders 1-6 of Box 3.
Control code
20368665
Cumulative index finding aids
See web link for Finding Aid.
Extent
Part of 2 Hollinger boxes (16 folders)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections librarian
Note
For more detailed information on Series I, III-IV, see OCLC records 20306247, 20371089, and 20400782, respectively.
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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