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United Daughters of the Confederacy, Southern Cross of Honor Records

Identifier: SC 0097

The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Southern Cross of Honor Records, 1905-1941, consist of one half manuscript box and one oversize folder of the records and applications of Shenandoah Valley residents who received the Southern Cross of Honor and the Cross of Military Service from the United Daughters of the Confederacy from 1905-1941.

Dates: 1905-1941

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Turner Ashby Chapter Records

Identifier: SC 0121

This collection deals with the records from the Turner Ashby Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. These records are mostly comprised of membership applications dated 1896-1991, along with memorabilia such as confederate banners, scrapbooks, yearbooks, cassette tapes, and the original charters for the chapter.

Dates: 1896-1991

U.S. Forest Service, George Washington National Forest, Dry River District records

Identifier: SC 0083

This collection consists of photographs, memos, letters, pamphlets, maps, and other materials dating from 1917-1994 that relate to the George Washington National Forest, Dry River District. Most of the materials concern fire-fighting activities within the Forest, while others relate to the activities of the Civilian Conservation Corps and recreation within national forest lands.

Dates: 1917-1994

U.S. Forest Service, George Washington National Forest, Lost River and Massanutten Working Circles Reports

Identifier: SC 0106

This collection consists of photocopies of four public-domain documents which relate to the U.S. Forest Service.

Dates: 1912-1940

V. Inez Graybeal Roop Papers

Identifier: SC 0183

The V. Inez Graybeal Roop Papers, 1913-2005, a collection of a notable Harrisonburg Teacher’s College (now James Madison University) alumna, contains James Madison University related correspondence, speeches, news clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and reunion programs, as well as Roop and Graybeal family history.

Dates: 1913-2005

Valley of Virginia Pen Women Records

Identifier: SC 0025

This collection contains the administrative and organizational records and scrapbooks of the Valley of Virginia Branch of the National League of American Pen Women. Materials related to procedural policies and bylaws, branch meeting minutes, newsletters, exhibitions and contests, branch members, photographs, and community women in the arts are included.

Dates: 1950-2013

Varner Family Papers

Identifier: SC 0129

The Varner Family Papers, 1774-1933, documents the Varner family of Page County, Virginia with particular emphasis on correspondence, legal and financial documents, and documents relating to their distillery business.

Dates: 1774-1933

Velma Hilda Davis Woodring Scrapbook

Identifier: SC 0277

The Velma Hilda Davis Woodring Scrapbook 1924-1926, comprises captioned black-and-white photographs documenting Woodring's (née Davis) time as a student at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg.

Dates: 1924-1926

Virginia Central Railroad Appraisement of Stock Killed or Injured

Identifier: SC 0255

An 1860 Virginia Central Railroad claim for "one White Hog" killed by the mail train in Rockbridge County, Virginia.

Dates: 1860 November 17

Virginia Child Protection Newsletter records

Identifier: UA 0061

The Virginia Child Protection Newsletter (VCPN) Records, 1927-2017, comprise eight boxes of materials related to the publication and distribution of the newsletter. The collection contains correspondence, requests for reference materials and back issues, reference lists for each volume, year-end reports, and grant summaries.

Dates: 1927-2017

Virginia Craftsmen Ledgers

Identifier: SC 0229

Ledger pages documenting the business activities of Virginia Craftsmen of Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1938-1955

Virginia Elizabeth Tisdale Fenlon Scrapbook

Identifier: SC 0179

This collection is comprised of one scrapbook Fenlon compiled during her years at the State Teachers College in Harrisonburg, Virginia, along with one folder of photographs of Fenlon taken during her childhood and while attending HSTC.

Dates: 1925-1934

Virginia Hisey Myers Collection of Shenandoah County Ledgers

Identifier: SC 0100

This collection consists of ten business ledgers from 1894-1900 for L. M. Hisey & Co. and Wightman, Hisey & Co., stores in Edinburg and Woodstock, Virginia, that list accounts and document business transactions for farm related products and implements. 

Dates: 1894-1900

Virginia Music Educators Association records

Identifier: SC 0302

The Virginia Music Educators Association Records, 1944-1996, comprise the administrative records pertaining to the operation and management of VMEA since its conception in 1945.

Dates: 1944 - 1996

Virginia Theatre and New Virginia Theatre Playbills

Identifier: SC 0080

This collection features nine playbills from plays and musical acts performed at the Virginia Theatre and New Virginia Theatre from the early twentieth century. The theatre was located in downtown Harrisonburg.

Dates: 1914-1924

Virginia Wilderness Committee Records

Identifier: SC 0209

The Virginia Wilderness Committee Records, 1961-2009, comprise official records - administrative and financial records, newsletters, project and subject files - documenting the organization's activities and projects related to wilderness legislation, preservation, and protection in Virginia's national forests and other wild areas.

Dates: 1961-2009

Virginia wildland firefighters oral histories

Identifier: SdArch 32

The Virginia Wildland Firefighters Oral Histories, 2006, is comprised of three sound recordings of interviews with US Forest Service Fire Fighters on their experiences fighting fires in the mountain region of Virginia, from 1940-2005. The collection includes transcripts, photographs, and other supplemental documents.

Dates: 2006

Virginia Wise Breen Collection of Flook Family Papers

Identifier: SC 0104

This collection contains one 1861 letter from M.H. Flook, one 1863 certificate of discharge for W. Christian Flook, and one 1842 letter from Caswell Freeman. Collection contains both transcriptions and originals.

Dates: 1842-1863

W. E. Long & Sons General Store Records

Identifier: SC 0218

The W. E. Long & Sons General Store Records, 1865-1971, primarily document the business activities of W.E. Long & Sons General Store in Rockingham County, Virginia. Records from the Mt. Clinton Post Office, predating W. E. Long's time as Mt. Clinton postmaster, are also included.

Dates: 1865-1971

W. L. Dechert Corporation Records

Identifier: SC 0311

The W. L. Dechert Corporation Records, 1890-1943, comprise two bound volumes containing historical information, financial records, meeting minutes, bylaws, and administrative information concerning Harrisonburg's W. L. Dechert Corporation.

Dates: 1890-1943

Walton and Walton Law Firm Records

Identifier: SC 0073

The Walton and Walton Law Firm Records, 1859-1900, consist primarily of client correspondence, notes, summaries of legal cases (including Walton vs. Williams, Allen vs. Walton), and the settlement of the Jacob Dinges Estate of Woodstock, VA. Several documents in this collection involve John Edwin Roller, 1845-1918, lawyer, soldier, lecturer, and antiquarian of Rockingham County.

Dates: 1859-1900

Wampler Business Records

Identifier: SC 0202

This collection contains correspondence, reports, photographs, business documents, financial statements, publications, and other documents that relate to the businesses of Charles Wampler Sr. (Wampler Feed and Seed Company) primarily and to a lesser degree his son, Charles Wampler Jr. (Wampler Food Incorporated). Correspondence comprises the bulk of the collection.

Dates: 1916-1972

Wampler Family Papers

Identifier: SC 0150

The Wampler Family Papers contain family items, legal and financial documents, and agricultural information related to the Wampler family in Dayton, Virginia.

Dates: 1798-1962

Warden and Harnsberger Family Papers

Identifier: SC 0201

West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company Logging Photographs

Identifier: SC 0130

Contains 36 B&W photographs of loggers (including African-American and child workers) cutting trees in North Carolina, Virginia, and unspecified locations. Some photos have hand-written or stamped information on the back explaining the techniques being used and identifying them as "West Virginia Pulp and Paper Co."

Dates: 1927-1931

Wetsel Seed Company oral histories

Identifier: SdArch 1

The Wetsel Seed Company Oral Histories, 1971, 1990, is comprised of interview transcripts, audio recordings, a pamphlet, and background papers, documenting the history of the Wetsel Seed Company, of Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1971; 1990

William B. Durie Letter

Identifier: SC 0013

Letter written by William B. Durie, a Union Private during the American Civil War, to his sister dated December 27, 1864. Durie writes to his sister about his state of being, conditions in camp, and personal information about Christmas during the Siege of Petersburg.

Dates: 1864

William H. Bowman Papers

Identifier: SC 0087

The William H. Bowman Papers, 1856-1897, consist of the papers of William H. Bowman, including bills, receipts, and legal documents along with personal letters.

Dates: 1856-1897

William H. Keister Papers

Identifier: SC 0123

The William H. Keister Papers, 1924-1955, consist of one bound volume of letters, loose correspondence, and miscellaneous materials pertaining to Keister.

Dates: 1924-1955

William Hoyle Garber photographs

Identifier: SC 0318

The William Hoyle Garber Photographs, 1930-1960, comprise approximately 1625 negatives and 70 prints that were taken and developed by William Garber of Garber’s Photo Shop in Mount Jackson, Virginia. The photographs document the people, places, industries, automobiles, sports, events, disasters, etc., of the central and northern Shenandoah Valley (primarily between the cities of Harrisonburg and Woodstock).

Dates: 1930 - 1960

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