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Office of the President: Committee Records

Identifier: UA 0040

The Office of the President: Committee Records, 1909-1957 is comprised of meeting minutes, correspondence, reports and budgetary information, documenting the work of various committees during the first 50 years of the State Normal and Industrial School for Women (subsequently known as the State Normal School, State Teachers College, and Madison College).

Dates: 1909-1957

Office of the President: Disciplinary Records

Identifier: UA 0039

Office of the President: Disciplinary Records, 1949-1993 is comprised of correspondence, memos, reports, and documents that pertain to student disciplinary proceedings headed by the Honor Council, Student Council and Faculty Judiciary Committee, and Judiciary Committee spanning the G. Tyler Miller and Ronald Carrier administrations.

Dates: 1949-1993

Office of the President: Faculty Minutes

Identifier: UA 0011

The Office of the President: Faculty Minutes, 1909-1998, are comprised of minutes of James Madison University general faculty meetings and includes bound volumes and loose minutes.

Dates: 1909-1998

Office of the President: G. Tyler Miller Papers

Identifier: UA 0025

The Office of the President: G. Tyler Miller Papers are comprised of interviews, correspondence, minutes, reports, court documents and judiciary transcripts created during Miller’s tenure as president of Madison College from 1949-1971. The collection is comprised of three series: Professional Papers, Court Documents, and Disciplinary Papers.

Dates: 1941-1998

Office of the President: University Council minutes

Identifier: UA 0012

The collection comprises meeting minutes kept by James Madison University's University Council between 1972 and 2003.

Dates: 1972 - 2003

Oliver H. Chalker Collection of Wommack Family Letters

Identifier: SC 0102

Two letters written by Jim Wommack and R. A. Wommack respectively. One letter was transcribed by the donor and the other transcribed by library staff.

Dates: 1864

Otto Brothers Letters

Identifier: SC 0014

The Otto Brothers Letters consist of three letters from Jacob W. and Henry H. Otto to their friends and parents in Altoona, Pennsylvania, dated February 24, March 10, and March 18, 1865. They write to inform their loved ones of their condition while their regiment is stationed near Hancock Station, Virginia.

Dates: 1865

P. Bradley & Sons Ledger

Identifier: SC 0287

The P. Bradley & Sons Ledger, 1901-1903, documents the business activities of P. Bradley & Sons, an iron foundry in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1901-1903

P. H. Woodward Letter

Identifier: SC 0257

Letter from P.H. Woodward, superintendent of the Exchange Hotel in Harrisonburg, Virginia, to Mr. Lary, written on Exchange Hotel stationery, with advertisements.

Dates: circa 1860

Patricia Bourne Munoz papers

Identifier: SC 0038

The Patricia Bourne Munoz Papers, 1952-1955, contain two items belonging to Patricia Bourne Munoz, a 1957 Madison College graduate. Items include one program from the Madison College May Day of 1957 and one program from a 1955 Virgil Fox organ concert.

Dates: 1952-1955

Patricia Chalfant Women's Rights Collection

Identifier: SC 0240

The Patricia Chalfant Women’s Rights Collection, 1968-1978, is comprised of publications, ephemera, and conference material documenting second-wave feminism and the women’s liberation movement. Key subjects include the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), the National Organization for Women (NOW), and various organized marches including the July 9, 1978 March for the Equal Rights Amendment in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1968-1978

Patricia Turner Ritchie Collection on Brocks Gap

Identifier: SC 0145

The Patricia Turner Ritchie Collection on Brocks Gap, 1750s-1990s, is comprised exclusively of photocopies of deeds, wills, surveys, patents, road agreements, accounts, letters and a wide variety of other documents relevant to the Brocks Gap area of northwestern Rockingham County, Virginia.

Dates: 1750s-1990s

Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs

Identifier: SC 0057

The Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs, ca. 1957, are comprised of five black-and-white photographs of Madison College and include views of the quad and dorm room interiors. The photographs were presumably taken by or on behalf of alum Patsy Wheeler Gochenour (‘57).

Dates: circa 1957

Pearl Haldeman Stickley Papers

Identifier: SC 0295

The Pearl Haldeman Stickley Papers, 1910-1962 (bulk 1910-1915), document Stickley's time as a student at and alumni of the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg. The collection comprises two scrapbooks and loose ephemera.

Dates: 1910-1962; Majority of material found within 1910-1915

“Peggy’s Doctor” Cast Photograph

Identifier: SC 0022

The “Peggy’s Doctor” Cast Photograph, circa 1934-1935, is a glossy black-and-white promotional still photograph with text overlaid depicting the cast of the radio drama “Peggy’s Doctor” which ran from 1934-1935.

Dates: circa 1934-1935

People's Bank Ledger

Identifier: SC 0151

One oversize ledger documenting the business transactions of Harrisonburg, Virginia's People's Bank, spanning August 31, 1910 to June 12, 1915.

Dates: 1910-1915

Phi Beta Kappa chapter applications

Identifier: UA 0056

The Phi Beta Kappa Chapter Applications, 2006-2007, comprise two applications to shelter a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at James Madison University.

Dates: 2006 - 2007

Phi Mu. Gamma Theta Chapter scrapbooks

Identifier: UA 0054

The Phi Mu Gamma Theta Chapter Scrapbooks, 1958-1984, comprise 23 scrapbooks created by Phi Mu members that document the activities of the women's fraternity and include photographs with captions and printed ephemera.

Dates: 1958 - 1984

Philip H. Scott Letters

Identifier: SC 0019

The Philip H. Scott Letters, 1951-1953, consist of four letters, three of which are addressed to Philip H. Scott, a seventh generation descendant of James Madison, from the Office of the Dean at Madison College. The fourth is a handwritten draft letter from Scott to Percy H. Warren, Chairman of the Madison Day Celebration.

Dates: 1951-1953

Plains District, Rockingham County School Register

Identifier: SC 0169

Consists of a ledger with names, attendance records, and subject studies.

Dates: 1886-1892

“Prayer Meeting in a Contraband Camp – Washington, 1862” Steel Engraving

Identifier: SC 0060

The “Prayer Meeting in a Contraband Camp – Washington, 1862” Steel Engraving, 1887, is comprised of one 5 ¼ x 8 ¾ inch engraving featuring imagery of African-American worshippers, crowded into a small dark cabin. The prayer meeting attendees are depicted as singing, clapping, dancing, stomping their feet, and generally moving about energetically with arms uplifted.

Dates: 1887

Project Concern, Inc. Records

Identifier: SC 0155

The Project Concern, Inc. Records, 1969-1982, consist of documents pertaining to the organization's activities within Rockingham County. The documents include the organization's records, their relationships with other organizations and their programs and projects, including their annual summer camp.

Dates: 1969-1982

Quiet T. Please Manifestos

Identifier: SC 0294

The Quiet T. Please Manifestos, 1979-1996, comprise 38 pages of manifestos, varying in size, written by Please, long-time Harrisonburg resident and eccentric.

Dates: 1979-1996

Radical Roots Community Farm Collection

Identifier: SC 0271

The Radical Roots Community Farm Collection, 2006-2008, is comprised of issues of the “Radical Roots Garden Journal” and brochures by the Radical Roots Community Farm in Keezletown, Virginia, as well as documents related to the founding of the Friendly City Food Co-op in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Dates: 2006-2008

Rawley Springs promotional photograph album

Identifier: SC 0344

The Rawley Springs Promotional Photograph Album, circa 1875, is a bound volume comprising thirty 5 1/4" x 4" albumen prints depicting the Rawley Springs Resort, surrounding area, staff, and visitors.

Dates: circa 1875

Recipe Book

Identifier: SC 0164

This collection consists of one notebook of handwritten recipes dated 1855, possibly originating in Rockingham County, Virginia, which contains recipes for a variety of foods, as well as a recipe for a homemade poultice and eau de toilette.

Dates: 1855

Recipe book and produce ledger

Identifier: SC 0332

The Recipe Book and Produce Ledger consists of one blank-book of ruled paper, circa 1911-1919, possibly originating from the area between Harrisonburg and Staunton, Virginia. The book contains a number of handwritten recipes, primarily desserts and beverages. It also includes numerous pages recording farm produce, such as butter and eggs, sold by the owner between January 1911 and July 1919.

Dates: circa 1911-1919

Road Paving and Construction Projects in Virginia Photograph Album

Identifier: SC 0288

The Road Paving and Construction Projects in Virginia Photograph Album, 1916-1925, comprises approximately 140 black-and-white photographs of road-paving projects in various Virginia locations including Harrisonburg, Charlottesville, Scottsville, Norfolk, Goucester Point, and Ellerson.

Dates: 1916-1925

Robert H. and Lorraine Strickler Collection of John Zigler Daybooks

Identifier: SC 0128

The Robert H. and Lorraine Strickler Collection of John Zigler Daybooks, 1816-1903, consists chiefly of daybooks and ledgers related to the John Zigler tannery and pottery businesses in Rockingham County, Virginia. Additional materials include photographs, notes, letters, and loose accounts.

Dates: 1816-1903

Robert James Sullivan Jr. papers

Identifier: SC 0003

The Robert James Sullivan Jr. Papers consist of professional and personal records and reports, and document Sullivan's time as City Planner of Harrisonburg from 1965-1991, his career in the Political Science Department at James Madison University, and work as the “unofficial historian” of Harrisonburg. Materials include city planning reports, newspaper articles, photographs, scrapbooks, and maps.

Dates: circa 1930-2013

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