The Resource John A. Frenger diary and account book

John A. Frenger diary and account book

Label
John A. Frenger diary and account book, 1880-1892, bulk 1881-1884
Title
John A. Frenger diary and account book
Inclusive dates
1880-1892, bulk 1881-1884
Title variation
Frenger diary and account book, 1880-1892, bulk 1881-1884
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The John A. Frenger Diary and Account Book, 1880-1892, consists of one ledger that contains periodic diary entries in which Frenger, a farmer from Greenville, Augusta County, documents the weather, his local travels, farm activities, and commentary on political events. The ledger also includes accounts of Frenger's household and farm expenses and income
Biographical or historical data
John Alonzo Frenger (1847-1922) lived in Greenville in Augusta County, Virginia. Frenger married Severine Bell Muse (1849-1904) and together they had three children, Robert Muse (1872-1948) Mary, and Odessa. He was a farmer by trade who recorded daily diary entries as well as financial accounts in this account book.
Cataloging source
VMC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
John A. Frenger diary and account book
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/SC0008Frenger.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
962306739
Extent
One 180-page ledger (in one half-Hollinger box); .1 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
Acquired from L&T Respess Books on October 15, 2012.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Organization method
Two folders in one half-Hollinger box containing one ledger and two newspaper clippings.

Library Locations

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