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Rockingham County (Va.) -- History -- 19th century

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Comparison of private versus public education in Rockingham County, Virginia oral histories

Identifier: SdArch 12

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.

Dates: 1992

Davis, Kline, and Hutton Family papers

Identifier: SC 0241

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.

Dates: 1816-1977

Henry Smals Diaries

Identifier: SC 0096

The Henry Smals Diaries, 1871-1891, consist of three boxes containing eighteen volumes of diaries written by Henry Smals of Bridgewater, Virginia. The topics of diary entries are brief outlining day-to-day activities. A folder, located in Box 3, contains a partial index and a list of highlights for most volumes as well as an ad for "Henry Smals, Fashionable Barber! Main Street, Bridgewater, Va."

Dates: 1871-1891

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

Mary Jordan Diaries

Identifier: SC 0162

The collection is comprised of two bound diaries kept by Mary Jordan of Harrisonburg between 1862 and 1883, with short entries pertaining to the Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley, the weather, local births, deaths and marriages, and daily activities such as church attendance, visits from relatives and friends, and travel.

Dates: 1862-1883

Mt. Clinton Voter Registers, 1867-1901

Identifier: SC 0010

The Mt. Clinton Voter Registers, 1867-1901, are comprised of three voter registers for Mt. Clinton in Rockingham County, Virginia. Two voter registers document white male voters and one register documents “colored” male voters. The collection also includes two notes and one printed document from the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Dates: 1867-1901

Thompson Family Papers

Identifier: SC 0246

The Thompson Family Papers, 1869-1944, document the lives of Benjamin F. Thompson and his immediate family. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, a weather journal, financial and legal documents, genealogical notes, and family photographs.

Dates: 1869-1944