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Bethlehem Stone Church Records

Identifier: SC 0212

The Bethlehem Stone Church Records, 1844-2011, is comprised of 46 pdf files that contains digitized images of church records and documents related to the church and church history from its inception in 1844 through 2011.

Dates: 1844-2011; Digitized: 2012

Bettie Hiter Willis Papers

Identifier: SC 0224

The Bettie Hiter Willis Papers, 1864-1942, is comprised of digitized diary entries and letters from Willis, including documents created during the Civil War.

Dates: 1864-1942

Betty Brown Clemmer and Willis Clemmer papers

Identifier: SC 0280

The Betty Brown Clemmer and Willis Clemmer Papers, 1920-2015 (bulk 1943-1949), largely comprise correspondence between Betty Brown Clemmer and Willis Clemmer during their courtship while Betty was a student at Madison College. Other papers relate to Betty's coursework at Madison College, Willis' service in the Army Air Forces, and family biographies.

Dates: 1920-2015; Majority of material found within 1943-1949

Betty Clougherty Miller papers

Identifier: SC 0189

The collection includes programs, photographs, and a dance card.

Dates: 1945-2000

Betty Coe Cinquegrana papers

Identifier: SC 0030

This collection contains the papers of Betty Coe Cinquegrana, who attended Madison College from 1960-1964. Materials date from 1960-2014 and relate to her time as a student at Louisa County High School and Madison College, and life after college. Materials relating to the Betty Coe ’64 and Paul J. Cinquegrana Scholarship, established in the mid-2000s, are also included.

Dates: 1960-2014

Betty Hudson Brown Papers

Identifier: SC 0290

The Betty Hudson Brown Papers, 1967-1970, document Brown's time as a student at Madison College.

Dates: 1967-1970

Bill of Sale for Enslaved Girl Edny from J. Vanderveer to Mr. Ellison

Identifier: SC 0016

The Bill of Sale for Enslaved Girl Edny from J. Vanderveer to Mr. Ellison, July 1, 1858, consists of a single hand-written receipt documenting the monetary value and sale of an enslaved girl by enslaver J. Vanderveer to a Mr. Ellison.

Dates: 1858 July 1

Black Student Alliance Scrapbook

Identifier: UA 0041

The Black Student Alliance Scrapbook is comprised of photographs, event flyers and a newsletter documenting Black Student Alliance activities at James Madison University during the 1994-1995 school year.

Dates: 1994 - 1995

Blackley Family papers

Identifier: SC 0232

The Blackley Family Papers, 1830-2016, consists of hundreds of letters that span from 1830 to 2011; diaries; official United States, Confederate, and Texas documents; literary works; newspaper clippings; postcards; ephemera; and photographs. These papers document the related Scott, Bassett, Blackley, Hoge, Matthews, and Nix families of Texas and Staunton, Virginia.

Dates: 1830 - 2016

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church immigrant oral histories

Identifier: SdArch 30

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Immigrant Oral Histories, 2007, is comprised of sound recordings of interviews of parishioners of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Harrisonburg, Virginia, regarding experiences of immigrating to the Central Shenandoah Valley. The interviews were conducted by James Madison University students in Dr. Laura Zarrugh’s course, SOC395: Immigrants in American Society.

Dates: 2007

Bluegrass music in the Shenandoah Valley oral history

Identifier: SdArch 14

The Bluegrass Music in the Shenandoah Valley Oral History, 1991 is comprised of an audio recording and transcript associated with an interview conducted with JMU English professor, Cameron C. Nickels, who discusses bluegrass and country music in general, and his experiences as a bluegrass musician.

Dates: 1991

Bob Bersson Papers

Identifier: SC 0272

The Bob Bersson Papers, 1981-2017, are comprised of documents and media related to Bersson’s work as a community activist in Harrisonburg, and professor of art at James Madison University. It contains Bersson’s professional papers, material related to the Citizens for Downtown organization, Taxpayers against Golf Spending (TAGS), WMRA's “Our Little Radio Show,” and images of downtown Harrisonburg and JMU Campus.

Dates: 1981-2017

Bowman Family Papers

Identifier: SC 0159

The Bowman Family Papers, 1765-1998, consisting of one box and one flat folder, contain various documents related to John Bowman, and his descendants David, Joseph, Alpheus, Solon, and others. These documents include deeds and indentures pertaining to land granted to John Bowman, as well as wills and financial records, and records pertaining to the construction of a new Rader’s Church, 1878-1879.

Dates: 1765-1998

Bradley and Brian Flota comic book collection

Identifier: SC 0032

With over 9,700 comic books, this collection consists of a wide selection of comic book and magazine genres from independent publishers as well as major publishers. Some major publishers in this collection include Marvel Comics, DC Comics, and Dark Horse Comics.

Dates: Publication: 1952 - 2008; Publication: Majority of material found within 1960 - 1999

Bridgewater, Virginia photographs

Identifier: SC 0324

The Bridgewater, Virginia Photographs, circa 1900, comprise five matted black-and-white photographs documenting Bridgewater, Virginia and North River.

Dates: circa 1900

Bridgewater Voter Roll

Identifier: SC 0081

Consists of one bound and handwritten ledger listing white male voters registered at Bridgewater Precinct in the Ashby Magisterial District Rockingham County, Virginia. This ledger dates from May 1910 to October 1948 with a few entries back dated to 1902 and 1907, and other entries undated.

Dates: 1902-1948

Bridgewater Women’s Voter Roll

Identifier: SC 0082

Consists of one bound and handwritten ledger listing white women voters registered at Bridgewater Precinct in the Ashby Magisterial District Rockingham County, Virginia.

Dates: 1920-1951

Brocks Gap Photographs

Identifier: SC 0006

Two photographs on mounted board, dated 1905, of road construction in Brocks Gap in northwestern Rockingham County, Virginia. Both photographs are attributed to New Market photographer, B. B. O’Roark.

Dates: 1905

Brown Family papers

Identifier: SC 0072

The Brown Family Papers, 1872-1919, consist of correspondence and other materials pertaining to the Brown Family of the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. Also included are photographs, printing blocks, and a typescript copy of Johannes Braun's 1818 "Treatise on slavery and serfdom."Johannes Braun or John Brown, born 1771 in Germany and later settling in the Shenandoah Valley, became the leading minister of the German Reformed Church in Virginia.

Dates: 1872-1919

Carol Barton papers

Identifier: SC 0274

The Carol Barton Papers, 1973-2015, contain printed materials, letters, brochures, and primary materials as well as items that document professional endeavors, artistic processes, and personal items of book artist, paper engineer, teacher, and curator, Carol Barton.

Dates: 1973 - 2015

Carrie Bishop Scrapbook

Identifier: SC 0033

Scrapbook documents Bishop’s activities as a student at the State Normal School for Women, including membership in various clubs, societies, and attendance of social outings and cultural events.

Dates: 1914-1918; 1939

Catherine Garber Crist receipts from the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg

Identifier: SC 0334

The Catherine Garber Crist Receipts from the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg, 1930-1934, consist of 21 receipts issued by the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg at various dates from 1930-1934 indicating receipt of payment for tuition and various fees by Catherine Louise Garber. In addition to the receipts, there are two bills issued by the State Teachers College dated 1932 and 1933 listing itemized tuition and fees due for Catherine Garber.

Dates: 1930 - 1934

Catlett Family Papers

Identifier: SC 0276

The Catlett Family Papers, 1850-1933 (bulk 1901-1929), consists of two boxes containing the correspondence, personal financial records, and ephemera of the Catlett Family of Staunton, Virginia.

Dates: 1850-1933; Majority of material found within 1901-1929

Centennial Dukes scrapbook

Identifier: UA 0059

The Centennial Dukes Scrapbook, 2003-2006, is a disbound scrapbook that documents some of the highlights of the freshman year of the class of 2008, better known as the Centennial Dukes.

Dates: 2003 - 2006

Central Virginia Farmer’s Diary

Identifier: SC 0284

The Central Virginia Farmer’s Diary, 1899, documents the activities of an unidentified farmer in central Virginia.

Dates: 1899

Charles Grattan Price Jr. collection on Tweetsie and the Shenandoah Central Railroad

Identifier: SC 0327

The Charles Grattan Price Jr. Collection on Tweetsie and the Shenandoah Central Railroad, 1916-1997 (bulk 1948-1956), comprises correspondence, printed material, and photographs related to the Shenandoah Central Railroad's narrow gauge engine Tweetsie (locomotive #12) and the one-mile Tweetsie Route, a scenic museum line, in Penn Laird, Virginia that operated from 1953 to 1954.

Dates: 1916 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1956

Charles Jackson Letter Books

Identifier: SC 0234

The Charles Jackson Letter Books, 1890-1904, consist of three books created by Charles A. Jackson throughout his career. They contain assorted correspondence, legal cases, and personal viewpoints of Charles Jackson as he acted as a New York lawyer and Virginia business operator. He was heavily involved in the Shenandoah Land & Anthracite Coal Company.

Dates: 1890-1904

Charles Spitzer Letters

Identifier: SC 0137

The Charles Spitzer Letters, 1833-1886, are comprised of 35 letters written between members of the Charles Spitzer family of New Market, Virginia.

Dates: 1833-1886

Charles Triplett O'Ferrall papers

Identifier: SC 0086

The Charles Triplett O’Ferrall Papers, 1870-1893, consist of 273 items housed within two boxes, of correspondence received by O’Ferrall when he resided in Harrisonburg, Virginia, as well as a small amount of assorted legal, financial, and miscellaneous documents which are apparently unconnected with O'Ferrall or his family, but do illustrate some common financial and legal practices of the day.

Dates: 1870 - 1893

Chesapeake Western Railway Company Records

Identifier: SC 0154

The Chespeake Western Railway Company Records, 1916-1982, are comprised of 24.36 cubic feet of records pertaining to the administrative and business activities of a small Shenandoah Valley railroad through the period of America's Great Depression and up to the CW's eventual acquisition by the Norfolk Southern Railway Corporation.

Dates: 1916-1982

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