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A. S. Lara papers

Identifier: SC 0249

The A.S. Lara Papers, 1856-1861 consist of letters, receipts and documents relating to business dealings of merchant, Aaron S. Lara, in Rockbridge County and Augusta County, Virginia.

Dates: 1856-1861

Abraham's Table manuscript

Identifier: SC 0351

Abraham's Table manuscript, is a typed manuscript of Dr. Crystal Theodore's work Abraham's Table: A Collection of Jewish, Christian and Islamic Recipes and Their Origins. The manuscript includes a narrative description and history of the celebratory foods of the three aforementioned religions as well as recipes.

Dates: between 1983-2012

Academic Affairs: Academic Program Reviews

Identifier: UA 0002

The Academic Affairs: Academic Program Reviews (APRs) are comprised of internal self-study reports and external team reviews for JMU degree-granting departments, programs, and academic administrative areas. The collection contains both paper and digital files.

Dates: 1976 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1992 - 2018

Account Booklets with John W. Crist

Identifier: SC 0285

The Account Booklets with John W. Crist, 1895-1909, comprise two record booklets, one owned by a patron named Rebecca Jane Michael Kiracofe and the other by an unidentified patron. The booklets document purchases made at John W. Crist’s store in Sangerville, Virginia.

Dates: 1895-1909

Acker Family Diaries

Identifier: SC 0095

The Acker Family Diaries, 1880-1906, consist of one Hollinger box and contains the personal diaries of Rockingham County residents Isaac Acker and his son David. The elder Acker's diaries span the years 1880-1906, while his son's cover 1889-1900. The diaries of both men are similar in that they discuss the day-to-day events in the lives of the Acker family. The collection is arranged in three series: Isaac Acker Diaries, David C. Acker Diaries, and Indices.

Dates: 1880-1906

Adam and Wayman Collins Confederate Vouchers

Identifier: SC 0020

The Adam and Wayman Collins Confederate Vouchers, circa 1862-1864, contain three vouchers, each paying $10.00 to the family of Adam and Wayman Collins. The Collins’, brothers from Wytheville, Virginia, were Confederate soldiers during the American Civil War.

Dates: circa 1862-1864

Affidavits for Ardent Spirits Collection

Identifier: SC 0091

The Affidavits for Ardent Spirits Collection, 1916-1917, consists of one Hollinger box of records documenting the inventory, sale, and transport of alcohol for medicinal purposes in Rockingham County. The collection references carrier companies such as Southern Express, Adams Express, and Wells Fargo, and local pharmacies and druggists such as Elkton Bottling Co., Aldhizer & Son Druggists, and Fletcher's Pharmacy.

Dates: 1916-1917

African Americans in Harrisonburg oral histories

Identifier: SdArch 5

African Americans in Harrisonburg Oral Histories, 1978-1979, is comprised of audio recordings, transcripts, photographs and background research of interviews with black residents of Harrisonburg, conducted by students under the supervision of Inez L. Ramsey, Professor of Library Science and Secondary Education at James Madison University.

Dates: 1978-1979

Agnes Davis Shipley papers

Identifier: SC 0331

The Agnes Davis Shipley Papers, 1936, comprise examples of sewing techniques and coursework created by Agnes Davis Shipley during her time as a student at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg/Madison College.

Dates: 1936

Agnes Mason Price Papers

Identifier: SC 0034

The Agnes Mason Price Papers, 1930-1935, are comprised of materials from Price’s time as a student at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg. The collection includes report cards and receipts.

Dates: 1930-1935

Alice Virginia Kellam Scrapbook

Identifier: SC 0182

This collection consists of one scrapbook compiled during Miss Kellam's enrollment in professional courses at the State Normal School for Women in Harrisonburg, Virginia, between the years 1923 and 1925.

Dates: 1923-1925

Alpha Spitzer Travel Diary

Identifier: SC 0069

The Alpha Spitzer Travel Diary, 1939, is comprised of one 3 ¾ x 5 ¾ inch spiral notebook chronicling Spitzer’s trip with her sister Margaret from Broadway, Virginia to Pueblo, Colorado and back during the summer of 1939. Both Spitzer sisters were alumni of Broadway High School and the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg.

Dates: 1939

Alumni Association Records

Identifier: UA 0022

The Alumni Association Records, 1934-2015, consists of 4.29 cubic feet in 13 boxes. The collection primarily consists of the administrative files of the James Madison University Alumni Association, all referring to the individual graduated classes of JMU, Madison College, and the State Normal School.

Dates: 1931 - 2016

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Records, Harrisonburg, Virginia Branch

Identifier: SC 0211

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Records, Harrisonburg, Virginia Branch, 1929-2017, document the activities of Harrisonburg's local AAUW branch and include administrative records, financial files, publications, annual conference materials, scrapbooks, and photographs.

Dates: 1929-2017

Ang buhay sa nayon -- Life in the valley oral history project

Identifier: SC 0026

Ang Buhay sa Nayon - Life in the Valley Oral History Project, 2007-2015, is comprised of video recordings, transcripts, photographs and a scrapbook documenting twenty-three oral history interviews from seventeen Filipino Americans from the Shenandoah Valley region of Virginia.

Dates: 2007-2015

Anne Christiansen Chapman Scrapbook

Identifier: SC 0031

The Anne Christiansen Chapman Scrapbook, 1920-1922, comprises a bound scrapbook containing printed emphemera, photographs, programs, and school related papers documenting Chapman's time as a student at the State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg.

Dates: 1920-1922

Anne Harter Collection of Credit Women International (CWI) Scrapbooks, Harrisonburg, Virginia Chapter

Identifier: SC 0228

The Anne Harter Collection of Credit Women International (CWI) Scrapbooks, Harrisonburg, Virginia Chapter, 1984-1994, comprises two disbound scrapbooks and one bound scrapbook of ephemera, newsletters, photographs, and newspaper clippings created by Anne Harter, member of the Harrisonburg, Virginia chapter of CWI.

Dates: 1984-1994

Annual singing of the harmonia sacra

Identifier: SdArch 9

Annual Singing of the Harmonia Sacra, 1996, is comprised of two audiocassettes with a recording of a harmonia sacra hymn sing, held at Weavers Mennonite Church, on January 1, 1996.

Dates: 1996 January 1

Anthony-Seeger Campus School Records

Identifier: UA 0049

The Anthony-Seeger Campus School Records, 1956-1982, consist of three boxes containing administrative, historical, and personal materials relating to the school.

Dates: 1956-1982

A.S. Hammack papers

Identifier: SC 0337

The A.S. Hammack Papers, 1864-1954, comprise two minister books, ten sermon notebooks, and ephemera related to the Virginia Music Camp collected by Paul Hammack Jr.

Dates: 1864 - 1954

Audie Scott Tilghman papers

Identifier: SC 0011

This collection primarily consists of letters from 1927 sent from Audie Tilghman to her family in Norfolk during her first year at the State Teachers College in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Also contains bills, a student handbook, and various ephemera from 1925-1930.

Dates: 1925-1930

Audrey Hatcher Vaughan papers

Identifier: SC 0199

The Audrey Hatcher Vaughan Papers, 1942-1944, consist of three folders of school related materials, correspondence from WWII soldiers and fellow schoolmates, and miscellaneous materials pertaining to the donor's time at Madison College.

Dates: 1942-1944

Audrey Hawkins Rosenberger papers

Identifier: SC 0335

The Audrey Hawkins Rosenberger Papers, 1950-1956, document Hawkins' time as a student at Madison College and include photographs and printed ephemera.

Dates: 1950 - 1956

Avtex Fibers, Inc. Newsclippings

Identifier: SC 0158

The Avtex Fibers, Inc. Newsclippings, 1989-1999, consists of one file of clippings from local, regional and national newspapers documenting the attempt to clean up a Superfund toxic waste site in Front Royal, Virginia, 1989-1999.

Dates: 1989-1999

Barbara McKnight Benham papers

Identifier: SC 0338

The Barbara McKnight Benham Papers, 1966-2021, comprise materials related to Madison College sorority life, campus events, and alumni associated events. The collection focuses primarily on McKnight’s student experience as a member of the Alpha Sigma Tau sorority with correspondence, photographs, and invitations giving insight to campus life from 1966-1970.

Dates: 1966 - 2021

Barbara White Tour Diary

Identifier: SC 0007

The Barbara White Tour Diary, 1921-1922, is comprised of a 6 3/4 x 8 1/4 manuscript diary kept by White while traveling aboard the Cunard Liner RMS Albania to England, France, Switzerland, and Italy from 1921-1922. Also included are loose items from the diary and two telegrams.

Dates: 1921-1922

Barbara Wright oral histories of Virginia and West Virginia folkways

Identifier: SdArch 34

Barbara Wright Oral Histories of Virginia and West Virginia Folkways, 1994-1996, is comprised of 13 interviews with individuals who recall life in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia and West Virginia prior to the establishment of the Shenandoah National Park, as well as Wright’s research materials regarding the CCC in Augusta County, photographs, and research notes on the town of Stokesville, Virginia.

Dates: 1994-1996

Barnhart Family Papers

Identifier: SC 0237
Abstract The Barnhart Family Papers, 1836-1944, is comprised of assorted documents chiefly relating to the Barnhart family of New Hope, Virginia in Augusta County, particularly George Barnhart II and his son Gideon Barnhart. Materials include correspondence, bills, receipts and invoices, deeds, and envelopes. The collection also includes many documents concerning the estate of George Barnhart II. There are also materials within this collection pertaining to persons not directly related to the...
Dates: 1836-1944

Basic City Mining, Manufacturing, and Land Company Records

Identifier: SC 0299

The Basic City Mining, Manufacturing, and Land Company Records, 1890-1892, comprise one folder of financial records documenting the activities of Augusta County's Basic City Mining, Manufacturing, and Land Company.

Dates: 1890-1892

Bertha Couchman Hess and Ethel Virginia Dunn Correspondence

Identifier: SC 0063

The Bertha Couchman Hess and Ethel Virginia Dunn Correspondence, 1918-1927, is comprised of four postcards and seven letters written by Hess and Dunn, her niece, to their family in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Couchman authored three postcards while visiting Harrisonburg in August 1918 and the remainder of the correspondence was written by Dunn while she was a student at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg and while she was a teacher in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Dates: 1918-1927

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