The Resource Hugh Starke Morrison account book

Hugh Starke Morrison account book

Label
Hugh Starke Morrison account book, 1871-1876
Title
Hugh Starke Morrison account book
Inclusive dates
1871-1876
Title variation
Morrison account book,
Title variation date
1871-1876
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Hugh Starke Morrison Account Book, 1871-1876, consists of one ledger that documents the business transactions and expenses of Hugh Starke Morrison’s photography studio in Harrisonburg, Virginia
Biographical or historical data
Hugh Starke Morrison was born February 4, 1840 in Orange, Virginia to William Dabney and Elizabeth Morrison (née Clinedinst). He married Susan Ann Elick in 1866 and had two children (Hugh Jr., b.1871 and Anna, b. 1875). Hugh Starke opened a photography studio on Harrisonburg’s Court Square in 1859. His son, Hugh Morrison Jr., became a traveling photographer in Shenandoah County, Virginia and went on to have his own successful photography studio in Woodstock. Hugh Starke operated his photography studio into the twentieth century. He passed away on March 11, 1925 in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Cataloging source
VMC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Hugh Starke Morrison account book
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/SC0004Morrison.aspx
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
962263998
Extent
One 285-page ledger (in one half-Hollinger box); .2 cubic feet.
Governing access note
Collection open to research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection
Immediate source of acquisition
The account book was acquired from Between the Covers Rare Books, Inc. (Gloucester City, New Jersey) in April 2016.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Organization method
The account book is housed in a slipcase, foldered, and boxed in a half-Hollinger box with no further arrangement.

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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