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Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Acker Family Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0095
Abstract

The Acker Family Diaries, 1880-1906, consist of one Hollinger box and contains the personal diaries of Rockingham County residents Isaac Acker and his son David. The elder Acker's diaries span the years 1880-1906, while his son's cover 1889-1900. The diaries of both men are similar in that they discuss the day-to-day events in the lives of the Acker family. The collection is arranged in three series: Isaac Acker Diaries, David C. Acker Diaries, and Indices.

Dates: 1880-1906

Bowman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0159
Abstract

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

Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0117
Abstract

This collection consists of approximately 1,700 items, in six boxes and one flat folder, and covers the dates 1740-1950. The collection is comprised of a very wide variety of legal, governmental, business, school, and church records, as well as personal papers, all primarily from the Central Shenandoah Valley (Rockingham, Shenandoah, Augusta, and Page counties). Most are originals, but some facsimiles are included.

Dates: 1740-1950

Henkel Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0099
Abstract

The Henkel Family Papers consists of two Hollinger boxes and one oversize box, and spans a period from 1783 to 1916. The bulk of the collection consists of letters, religious documents, and newspapers and advertisements published by the Henkel Press of New Market, Virginia. Also included are some Henkel family history materials and business documents, and miscellaneous secular materials.

Dates: 1783-1916

William H. Bowman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0087
Abstract

The William H. Bowman Papers, 1856-1897, consist of the papers of William H. Bowman, including bills, receipts, and legal documents along with personal letters.

Dates: 1856-1897