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Mt. Clinton Telephone Company Ledger

Identifier: SC 0131
  • Not requestable

  • Staff Only

Scope and Content

Contains names with assessed and paid amounts for people in the Mt. Clinton area of Rockingham County, Virginia, who had telephone service from 1916 to 1952. The notes "Share in line," "Share of stock," and "Getting out poles" appear under some names. In the 1940s, lists of names appear under "Line Number." In the second half of the book there are pages labeled "Cash paid out" and Cash received." There are also occasional notes indicating that the accounts had been audited.


  • Creation: 1916-1952


Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

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0.08 cubic feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



The Mt. Clinton Telephone Company Ledger, 1916-1952, is comprised of one ledger containing individuals' names alongside assessed and paid amounts.


The ledger is housed in one folder.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Dr. Clarence Geier, member of JMU faculty, in February 2003.

Processing Information

In order to streamline the process of applying collection numbers, Special Collections staff completed a large-scale renumbering campaign in the spring of 2017. This collection was previously cataloged as SC 3038.

A Guide to the Mt. Clinton Telephone Company Ledger, 1916-1952
Chris Bolgiano
February 2003
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Repository Details

Part of the James Madison University Libraries Special Collections Repository

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