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Hester A. Helmick Simmons Receipts

Identifier: SC 0062

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.

Dates: 1945-1948

Hillcrest Drive [Harrisonburg, Virginia] photographs

Identifier: SC 0321

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.

Dates: 1951 - 1984

History Harvest collection of digitized images of religious materials

Identifier: SC 0208

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."

Dates: 1880 - 2012

Hoak Ledger

Identifier: SC 0161

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.

Dates: 1794-1855

Hooke family letters

Identifier: SC 0341

The Hooke Family Letters, 1845-1849, comprise five letters between the Hooke family of Rockingham County, Virginia, and their family in Montgomery County, Ohio.

Dates: 1845 - 1849

Hugh Starke Morrison Account Book

Identifier: SC 0004

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.

Dates: 1871-1876

Immigrant narratives project oral histories

Identifier: SdArch 45

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.

Dates: 2020-2021

Integration: The African American experience in Harrisonburg, Virginia oral histories

Identifier: SdArch 15

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.

Dates: 1997

Irene Munson Rouse Papers

Identifier: SC 0298

The Irene Munson Rouse Papers, 1947-1948, comprise printed ephemera and photographs documenting Rouse's time as a student at Madison College.

Dates: 1947-1948

Iris Alina Ruiz Williams papers

Identifier: SC 0223

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.

Dates: 1939-1965

Iron Foundry Ledger

Identifier: SC 0165

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.

Dates: 1797-1798

Isaac Long Terrell and Ann Terrell Baker research on historic Rockingham County houses

Identifier: SC 0340
Abstract The Isaac Long Terrell and Ann Terrell Baker Research on Historic Rockingham County Houses, 1941-2017, comprises research files and notes, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting historic houses in Rockingham County, Virginia. The bulk of the research material was used as the basis for Terrell's book Old Houses in Rockingham County: 1750-1850 (1970) as well as Baker's follow-up book Old Houses in Rockingham County Revisited:...
Dates: 1941 - 2017

J. J. Fahrney Papers

Identifier: SC 0303

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.

Dates: 1886-1936

J. W. Hollis to Joseph Funk Letters

Identifier: SC 0242

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.

Dates: 1832; 1836

J. W. Tate Ledgers

Identifier: SC 0301

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.

Dates: 1888-1905

J. Wilbert and Ellen A. Chappell Papers

Identifier: SC 0200

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.

Dates: 1946-1978

Jack Gaines Letter

Identifier: SC 0056

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.”

Dates: 1948

Jacob Heischman daybook

Identifier: SC 0113

James Madison Memorabilia

Identifier: SC 0119

James Madison Memorabilia, 1796-1951, contains correspondence, official documents, engravings, photographs, and artifacts related to James Madison, the Madison family, and descendents.

Dates: 1796-1951

James Madison University Commencement Programs

Identifier: UA 0050

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.

Dates: 1910 - 2022

James Madison University Historic Photographs

Identifier: UA 0051

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.

Dates: 1909-circa 2000

James Madison University vertical files

Identifier: UA 0058

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.

Dates: circa 1909-2022

James Rex Riley Papers

Identifier: SC 0181

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.

Dates: 1971-1983

Jay G. Rainey Papers

Identifier: SC 0024

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.

Dates: 1970-1996; Majority of material found within 1970-1977

Jean Foley Scrapbook

Identifier: SC 0268

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.

Dates: 1939-1940; 1985

Jessie Stoutamyer diary

Identifier: SC 0059

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.”

Dates: 1905; 1911

JMU: A social history of student life oral histories

Identifier: SdArch 7

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.

Dates: 1996

JMU Athletics posters

Identifier: UA 0020

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).

Dates: 1976 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2000

Joanne V. Gabbin Papers

Identifier: SC 0296

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.

Dates: 1930-2017; Majority of material found within 1960-2017

John A. Frenger Diary and Account Book

Identifier: SC 0008

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.

Dates: 1880-1892; Majority of material found within 1881 - 1884

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