A Guide to the Sam Bowman Papers, 1845-1967 Bowman, Sam, Papers 3092

A Guide to the Sam Bowman Papers, 1845-1967

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number 3092


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Repository
Special Collections, James Madison University
Collection number
3092
Title
Sam Bowman Papers, 1845-1967
Physical Characteristics
This collection consists of one Hollinger box containing one folder and seven ledgers.
Creator
Bowman family
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of miscellaneous materials and seven business ledgers of the Bowman family dairy farm in Rockingham County, Va.

Administrative Information

Access

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Preferred Citation

Sam Bowman papers, Collection #3092, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Library by Sam Bowman, April 1999.


Scope and Content Information

This collection consists of one Hollinger box containing one folder of miscellaneous materials and seven business ledgers that document operations of the Bowman family dairy farm in Rockingham County, VA, 1845- 1967, with the bulk of material covering 1941-1967.

Contents List

Miscellaneous Materials: 1859-1960
Box-folder: 1
Includes 1859 and 1865 tax receipts; 1862 receipt for military supplies of 20 bushels of corn; 1882 Constitution of the West Rockingham Mutual Fire Insurance Company; 1891 receipt for printing claim for property taken by U.S. soldiers in Civil War; 1929 timber contract; 1942 Certificates of War Necessity for vehicle; summary of the S.R. Bowman Estate, 1936-1960.
Ledgers: 1848-1967
Box: 1
  • Ledger 1: 1848-1857
  • Ledger 2: 1941-1947
  • Ledger 3: 1947-1952
  • Ledger 4: 1953-1957
  • Ledger 5: 1958-1959
  • Ledger 6: 1960-1967
Ledger 7: 1963-1967
FLAT Box: 1
  • Partnership book of R.L. and S.R. Bowman