The Resource Shenandoah Valley local history collection

Shenandoah Valley local history collection

Label
Shenandoah Valley local history collection, 1791-1900
Title
Shenandoah Valley local history collection
Inclusive dates
1791-1900
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Shenandoah Valley Local History Collection consists of nine series. These includes: a canvas bag, a loan from the Confederate States of America, one unissued stock for the Newmarket & Sperryville Turnpike Company, two floral albums, four land grants, five photographs of Bridgewater, VA, minutes of quarterly conferences for Rockingham Circuit begun at a camp meeting of the United Methodist Church, Harrisonburg, the account book and accompanying papers of Robert Grattan, and the Chew Collection
Biographical or historical data
The Shenandoah Valley, located between the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains, has had a rich history. While the Civil War is the most nationally prominent event to occur in the Valley, the Shenandoah Local History Collection provides insight into daily life within this area during the nineteenth century.
Cataloging source
VMC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Shenandoah Valley local history collection
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/ShenandoahLocalHistoryCollection1791-1900.aspx
Control code
855372303
Extent
1 flat box.
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections librarian
Organization method
Series 1. Printer's bag ; Series 2. Confederate States of America loan ; Series 3. Unissued stock in Newmarket & Sperryville Turnpike Company ; Series 4. Floral albums ; Series 5. Land grants ; Series 6. Photographs of Bridgewater, VA ; Series 7. Minutes of quarterly conferences for Rockingham Circuit begun at a camp meeting ; Series 8. Robert Grattan papers ; Series 9. Chew collection.

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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