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Hester A. Helmick Simmons Receipts
The Hester A. Helmick Simmons Receipts, 1945-1948, are comprised of approximately 85 cancelled checks from the Grant County Bank (Petersburg, West Virginia) checking account of Hester Helmick.
Hillcrest Drive [Harrisonburg, Virginia] photographs
The Hillcrest Drive [Harrisonburg, Virginia] Photographs, 1951-1984, comprise a series of digital images documenting the house and surrounding neighborhood located at 1215 Hillcrest Drive in Harrisonburg's Maplehurst neighborhood.
History Harvest collection of digitized images of religious materials
Collection consists of digitized images of religious artifacts and printed materials lent for scanning by members of the local community during a spring 2012 "History Harvest" led by JMU history professor Dr. Andrew Witmer and the students of "Introduction to Religious History."
The Hoak Ledger, 1794-1855, is written primarily in German and includes entries for shoeing horses, repairing wagons, and sales of wheat and grain. It likely originated from Gasper Hoak of Page County, Virginia.
Hooke family letters
The Hooke Family Letters, 1845-1849, comprise five letters between the Hooke family of Rockingham County, Virginia, and their family in Montgomery County, Ohio.
Hugh Starke Morrison Account Book
The Hugh Starke Morrison Account Book, 1871-1876, consists of one ledger that documents the business transactions and expenses of Hugh Starke Morrison’s photography studio in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Immigrant narratives project oral histories
The Immigrant Narratives Project Oral Histories, 2020-2021 comprises nine sound recordings and transcripts of oral history interviews with immigrants residing in Harrisonburg, Virginia. James Madison University students in Dr. Allison Fagan’s class, ENG 360: Immigrant Narratives, conducted and transcribed the interviews.
Integration: The African American experience in Harrisonburg, Virginia oral histories
Integration: the African American Experience in Harrisonburg, Virginia, Oral Histories, 1997, is comprised of audio recordings, transcripts and a background paper associated with interviews conducted with Harrisonburg residents Elon Rhodes and Barbara Blakey, regarding their experiences living in Virginia from the 1920s-1990s.
Irene Munson Rouse Papers
The Irene Munson Rouse Papers, 1947-1948, comprise printed ephemera and photographs documenting Rouse's time as a student at Madison College.
Iris Alina Ruiz Williams papers
The Iris Alina Ruiz Williams Papers, 1939-1965, comprise photographs, drawings, a scrapbook, and a fencing foil from Williams’ time as a student at Madison College and as an alumna.
Iron Foundry Ledger
The Iron Foundry Ledger, 1797 - 1798, consists of one photocopied ledger from an iron foundry or related iron business, possibly Pine Forge, in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, with lists of items sold such as bar iron, provisions, sundries, and horse provender.
Isaac Long Terrell and Ann Terrell Baker research on historic Rockingham County houses
J. J. Fahrney Papers
The J. J. Fahrney Papers, 1886-1936, document the Fahrney Wheel Corporation (variously J. J. Fahrney & Sons) and its proprietor J. J. Fahrney of Timberville, Virginia.
J. W. Hollis to Joseph Funk Letters
The J. W. Hollis to Joseph Funk Letters, 1832, 1836, are comprised of nine letters written to Funk by his publisher J. W. Hollis of Winchester, Virginia. The letters discuss in considerable detail various editorial changes to Funk’s works A Compilation of Genuine Church Music and The Confession of Faith, which Hollis printed in 1832 and 1837 respectively.
J. W. Tate Ledgers
The J. W. Tate Ledgers, 1888-1905, comprise four account books documenting Tate's blacksmith business in the Amberly area of Rockingham County, Virginia. Additional materials include correspondence, printed ephemera, and an incomplete autobiographical sketch of Luna Tate, J. W. Tate's daughter.
J. Wilbert and Ellen A. Chappell Papers
The J. Wilbert and Ellen A. Chappell Papers, 1946-1978, consist of three folders of congratulatory letters, Faculty Wives Sewing Circle programs, photographs, and miscellany.
Jack Gaines Letter
The Jack Gaines Letter, 1948, is an official notice from Hope Vandever, Madison College Dean of Women, notifying Jack Gaines of Harrisonburg that he has been placed on the “Approved List of Local Men.”
Jacob Heischman daybook
James Madison Memorabilia
James Madison Memorabilia, 1796-1951, contains correspondence, official documents, engravings, photographs, and artifacts related to James Madison, the Madison family, and descendents.
James Madison University Commencement Programs
The James Madison University Commencement Programs, 1910-2021, consist of four boxes (1.6 cubic feet) of commencement programs and supplementary materials for graduation ceremonies held at James Madison University.
James Madison University Historic Photographs
The James Madison University Historic Photographs, 1909-circa 2000, comprises approximately 1700 photographs that depict notable events, activities, faculty, students, students groups, places, and everyday life at James Madison University and the surrounding community between 1909-ca. 2000.
James Madison University vertical files
The James Madison University vertical files comprise 154 folders that contain printed ephemera related to James Madison University. The vertical files are an artificial collection of loose materials such as pamphlets, newspapers, posters, brochures, etc. that relate to the history of the university since its founding in 1908. The vertical files are arranged according to subject and focus on specific persons, topics, events, places and buildings, university departments, etc.
James Rex Riley Papers
This collection contains five boxes. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts of Dr. Riley's compositions and recordings of performances of his works.
Jay G. Rainey Papers
The Jay G. Rainey Papers, 1970-1996, bulk 1970-1977, consist of five legal folders (.1 cubic feet). The collection is comprised of materials relating to Rainey’s role in the April 1970 protest of three faculty members’ non-reappointment. Additional materials are related to The Fixer, a student-run newspaper of which Rainey was an editor, and political brochures and newsletters from the AFL-CIO.
Jean Foley Scrapbook
The Jean Foley Scrapbook, 1939-1940, contains photographs of downtown Harrisonburg and James Madison University, including the “Turkey Festival” and May Day celebrations, as well as travel photos documenting the experiences of State Normal School alum, Foley.
Jessie Stoutamyer diary
The Jessie Stoutamyer Diary, 1905, 1911, consists of one bound (hand-stitched) diary kept by 18-year-old Augusta County native, Jessie Jackson Stoutamyer. The diary spans January 1 through August 30, 1911, with a final entry chronicling her brother George’s death on October 11, 1911. Stoutamyer’s entries include her daily activities and family news. Also included is a separate sheet on which Stoutamyer transcribed “The Yellow Rose of Texas.”
JMU: A social history of student life oral histories
JMU: A Social History of Student Life Oral Histories, 1996, is comprised of audio recordings, transcripts and supplemental documents, conducted by a JMU student intern with four JMU alumni regarding their memories of student life at Madison College.
JMU Athletics posters
Collection comprises posters, mainly from the 1990s, advertising various university athletics schedules for that school year, as well as a poster advertising hours of operation for the University Recreation Center (UREC).
Joanne V. Gabbin Papers
The Joanne V. Gabbin Papers, 1930-2017 [bulk 1960-2017], contain the professional, academic, and personal papers of Joanne V. Gabbin, professor of English at James Madison University and director of the Furious Flower Poetry Center.
John A. Frenger Diary and Account Book
The John A. Frenger Diary and Account Book, 1880-1892, consists of one ledger that contains periodic diary entries in which Frenger, a farmer from Greenville, Augusta County, documents the weather, his local travels, farm activities, and commentary on political events. The ledger also includes accounts of Frenger’s household and farm expenses and income.
- Letters (correspondence) 148
- Photographs 105
- Harrisonburg (Va.) -- History 73
- Newspaper clippings 57
- Printed Ephemera 56
- Scrapbooks 55
- Virginia -- History, Local -- Sources 48
- Programs (documents) 38
- Ledgers (account books) 35
- Family papers 32
- Minutes (administrative records) 32
- Financial records 31
- Rockingham County (Va.) -- History -- Sources 31
- Receipts (financial records) 28
- Business records 24
- Education, Higher -- Virginia -- Harrisonburg -- History 23
- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- History 23
- Diaries 22
- Rockingham County (Va.) -- History 22
- Black-and-white photographs 21
- Account books 20
- Oral histories (literary works) 20
- Administrative records 19
- Newsletters 19
- Legal documents 18
- Postcards 18
- Genealogies (histories) 17
- Pamphlets 15
- Universities and colleges -- Virginia -- Harrisonburg -- History 15
- Virginia -- Genealogy -- Sources 15
- Harrisonburg (Va.) -- History -- Sources 14
- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- History -- Sources 14
- Administrative reports 13
- Brochures 13
- Business records -- Sources 13
- Certificates 13
- Invitations 13
- Maps (documents) 13
- Membership lists 13
- Photograph albums 13 ∧ less
- English 417
- German 2
- James Madison University 132
- Madison College 90
- State Teachers College at Harrisonburg (Harrisonburg, Va.) 49
- State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg (Harrisonburg, Va.) 26
- State Normal and Industrial School for Women (Harrisonburg, Va.) 25
- Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society 23
- Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates 19
- 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
- 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
- Coleman, John 2 ∧ less