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Contains photocopies of letters, reports, and news stories, mostly from the National Archives and the Shenandoah National Park Archives, which deal with the formation and early administration of Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.
Christopher B. Martin Oral Histories, circa 1985, is comprised of transcripts of oral history interviews with F. Everette Smith, president of the local Farm Bureau Association, and Eugene Souder, pastor, concerning the coming of the Coors Beer Company to the county.
Church of the Good Shepherd Oral Histories, 1992 is comprised of a background paper, audio recording, transcript, and ephemera, associated with an interview conducted with individuals discussing the history of the Church of the Good Shepherd, in Folly Mills, Virginia.
The Civil War Miscellaneous Collection, 1860-2005 (bulk 1862-1928), consists of Civil War records and letters from soldiers from 1860-1926, as well as twentieth-century materials including newspaper clippings, research, and writing about local Civil War battles and events.
The Clara Soter Papers, 1969-1971, contain the January 1971 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association and one report by Soter entitled “Sound Barrier,” written for the U.S. Public Health Service Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia.
The Class of 1913 Reunion Book contains photographs, programs, and written entries regarding the activities and whereabouts of members of the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg graduating class of 1913, from 1914-1935.
The Claudia F. Bailey Photographs, 1964, consist of six photographs taken of Bailey and her friends during Bailey’s senior year at Madison College.
The Cleveland Family Papers, 1880-1958, are comprised primarily of photographs of Elizabeth and Annie Cleveland and other Cleveland family members. Additional materials include documents related to the deaths of Annie and Elizabeth Cleveland.
This collection covers the history of James Madison University's College of Integrated Science and Technology (CISAT), from its inception in the late 1980s to its realization across the 1990s and into the early 2000s.
The Common Ground Records, 1983-2003, consists of the newsletters, administrative files, and other material related to or published by the now-defunct Harrisonburg peace and justice organization Common Ground and its predecessors, The Network for Peace and Justice and Common Weal.
The Comparison of Private versus Public Education in Rockingham County, Virginia, Oral Histories, 1992 is comprised of background paper, audio recordings and transcripts, associated with two interviews with individuals discussing their experiences with education in the Shenandoah Valley, from the 1920s-1970s.
The Confederate War Tax Form, 1863, documents a series of guidelines for the taxation of unique goods and services by the Confederacy in Virginia. The two-sheet, partly printed form lays out all the materials which are to be taxed and includes a statement of the possession of liquor to be taxed. The forms were signed by James Gwyn of Richmond, Virginia and Confederate Assessor W.E. Johnson.
The Copp’s Schoolhouse Notebook and Ledger, 1867-1908, is comprised of one bound volume of notes on Dr. Benjamin Mosby Smith’s lectures; the constitution, by-laws, and meeting minutes of the Johnsonian Lyceum (meetings were held at Copp’s Schoolhouse in Maurertown, Virginia which was located in the Johnson Magisterial District); and unrelated personal property lists of Shenandoah County residents.
This collection is comprised of Rockingham Cooperative Farm Bureau receipts, newsletters, correspondences and ephemera related to the Croushorn family farm and business, in Augusta County, Virginia, from 1932-1958.
The Cushing Family Papers, 1843-1894, are comprised chiefly of correspondence between members of Edwin M. and Bettie Cushing’s immediate and extended family. Additional papers related to Edwin M. Cushing’s appointments to local masonic lodges are included.
The Daisy Bacon Papers, 1857-before March 25, 1986, comprise the personal and professional papers, diaries, manuscripts, and photographs of Daisy Bacon, longtime editor of Love Story Magazine. The papers of select immediate and extended family members are also included in this collection.
Dale F. Harter Collection of "Undocumented Deeds: An Exhibit on the History of Harrisonburg's African-American Community from 1930-1985"
These four folders contain items and information used in the exhibit "Undocumented Deeds: an exhibit on the history of Harrisonburg's African-American Community." The exhibit was curated by Dale F. Harter and held in the Warren-Sipe Museum of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society in the autumn of 1991.
The David E. Shank Automobile Receipt, May 16, 1968, documents Shank’s trade-in of a 1964 Cadillac and subsequent purchase of a 1968 Lincoln Continental sedan from Royal Motor Company in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
The Davis & Associates Architectural Drawings consist of approximately 9,580 architectural drawings and project records pertaining to the design and construction of structures for James Madison University and other buildings located in Harrisonburg, as well as Rockingham, Augusta, Shenandoah, and Page counties.
The Davis, Kline, and Hutton Family Papers, 1816-1977, are comprised of correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, legal documents, and miscellaneous papers relating to Charles L. Davis of Singers Glen, Virginia and his descendants. Some documents are seemingly unrelated to the aforementioned families, but concern other local persons.
The Debating Club Records is comprised of a record book and papers containing meeting minutes, membership lists, and attendance records, documenting club activities from its founding in 1928 until 1940.
Photocopies of documents related to the settling of Michael Henkle’s estate in Pendleton County, dating to 1861 and 1866.
The Deford Company Letter, 1916, is a business letter from the Deford Company (Tanners of Oak Sole Leather and Belting) to an undisclosed seller of bark requesting some product.
This collection is comprised of the professional and academic papers of Dr. Raymond C. Dingledine, Jr., a professor of Social Studies and History at James Madison University (formerly Madison College), and correspondence and research materials for the book, “Madison College: the First Fifty Years, 1908-1958,” published in 1959.
The collection comprises the administrative files, photographs, and scrapbooks documenting the Department of Living Sciences and affiliated student organizations (Frances Sale Club and Phi Omicron Tau) at James Madison University.
Dining Services at JMU Oral Histories, 2004, is comprised audio recordings, transcripts, and research notes related to seven interviews conducted by Danielle Torisky with individuals regarding their experiences with dining services at James Madison University.
Diplomas, 1912-1936, is an artificial collection, comprising diplomas and certificates issued to students at the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg, later called the State Normal School for Women, State Teachers College at Harrisonburg, and the State Normal School Summer Session.
The Dixie Theatre and Strand Theatre [Staunton, Virginia] Campaign Booklets, 1950-1954, comprise seven promotional booklets created by Frank K. Shaffer, manager of Staunton, Virginia's Dixie Theatre and Strand Theatre.
The Don C. Miller Collection of Pine Forge Ledger, 1785-1799, consists of one CD-ROM containing 230 digital images of one bound ledger, 12 inches tall by 7.5 inches wide, from the Pine Forge iron forge near New Market, Va.
- Letters (correspondence) 151
- Photographs 111
- Harrisonburg (Va.) -- History 74
- Newspaper clippings 57
- Printed Ephemera 57
- Scrapbooks 57
- Virginia -- History, Local -- Sources 48
- Programs (documents) 38
- Ledgers (account books) 36
- Minutes (administrative records) 33
- Family papers 32
- Financial records 32
- Rockingham County (Va.) -- History -- Sources 31
- Receipts (financial records) 28
- Business records 24
- Rockingham County (Va.) -- History 24
- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- History 24
- Diaries 23
- Education, Higher -- Virginia -- Harrisonburg -- History 23
- Account books 22
- Administrative records 21
- Black-and-white photographs 21
- Legal documents 20
- Newsletters 20
- Oral histories (literary works) 20
- Postcards 20
- Genealogies (histories) 17
- Pamphlets 15
- Universities and colleges -- Virginia -- Harrisonburg -- History 15
- Virginia -- Genealogy -- Sources 15
- Administrative reports 14
- Harrisonburg (Va.) -- History -- Sources 14
- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- History -- Sources 14
- Brochures 13
- Business records -- Sources 13
- Certificates 13
- Invitations 13
- Manuscripts (documents) 13
- Maps (documents) 13
- Membership lists 13 ∧ less
- English 430
- German 3
- Sanskrit 1
- James Madison University 137
- Madison College 94
- State Teachers College at Harrisonburg (Harrisonburg, Va.) 50
- State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg (Harrisonburg, Va.) 27
- State Normal and Industrial School for Women (Harrisonburg, Va.) 26
- Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society 23
- Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates 23
- Green Valley Auctions, Inc. 15
- Suter, Scott Hamilton 10
- Bookworm & Silverfish 8
- Cohasco, Inc. 8
- Lee Literary Society 8
- Confederate States of America. Army 6
- James Madison University. Alumni Association 6
- Geier, Clarence R., 1944- 5
- eBay (Firm) 5
- Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 4
- Effinger Street School 4
- Henkel family 4
- James Madison University. Centennial Office 4
- Massanutten Regional Library 4
- Whetzel, Charlie, 1940-2021 4
- Ashby, Turner, 1828-1862 3
- Bolgiano, Chris 3
- Bowman family 3
- Burruss, Julian Ashby, 1876-1947 3
- Duke, Samuel Page, 1885-1955 3
- Lanier Literary Society 3
- Lucy F. Simms School (Public school) 3
- Madison, James, 1751-1836 3
- Strickler family 3
- WLR Foods, Inc. 3
- Wampler family 3
- Wilderness Society (U.S.) 3
- Bersson, Robert 2
- Between the Covers Rare Books 2
- Blackley, Chuck 2
- Bradley Foundry (Va.) 2
- Brown family 2
- Carrier, Ronald E., 1932-2017 2 ∧ less