The Resource Virginia Craftsmen ledgers

Virginia Craftsmen ledgers

Label
Virginia Craftsmen ledgers, 1938-1955;
Title
Virginia Craftsmen ledgers
Inclusive dates
1938-1955;
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Virginia Craftsmen Ledgers, 1938-1955, consist of 3.75 linear feet of material. The collection consists of the business ledgers of the Virginia Craftsmen, formerly of Harrisonburg Virginia. Each page is a record of how many and what type of item was bought, the buyer of the item, and where the item would be shipped. The collection is arranged in 9 series, with each ledger being its own series
Biographical or historical data
Founded in 1927, Virginia Craftsmen supplies handmade, reproduction 18th century furniture. They have provided furniture to Monticello, Colonial Williamsburg, the Rotunda at the University of Virginia, and other historical sites. They originally operated out of Harrisonburg, Virginia. The Virginia Craftsmen still make furniture, but they are now located in Hinton, Virginia. Carrier Library is in possession of multiple chairs made by the Virginia Craftsmen.
Cataloging source
VMC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Virginia Craftsmen ledgers
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/VirginiaCraftsmenLedgers1938-1955.aspx
Control code
857820815
Extent
9 Hollinger boxes, 3.75 linear feet.
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections librarian
Immediate source of acquisition
The ledgers were donated in March of 2012 by Susan Versen, Head of Reference at Massanutten Regional Library.
Organization method
Series I. 1938-1940 ; Series II. 1940-1942 ; Series III. 1947-1948 ; Series IV. 1948-1949 ; Series V. 1950-1951 ; Series VI. 1951-1952 ; Series VII. 1952-1953 ; Series VIII. 1953-1954 ; Series IX. 1955.
Ownership
The former director of the Massanutten Regional Library pulled the records from the Craft House in downtown Harrisonburg before it was demolished.

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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