A Guide to the Frederickburg (Va.) Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Minutes, 1891-1892 Fredericksburg (Va.) Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Minutes, 1891-18921095953

A Guide to the Fredericksburg (Va.) Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Minutes, 1891-1892

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Barcode number: 1095953


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Barcode numbers
1095953
Title
Fredericksburg (Va.) Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Minutes, 1891-1892
Physical Characteristics
1 v. (20 p.)
Collector
Fredericksburg (Va.) Circuit Court
Location
Library of Virginia
Language
English

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Fredericksburg (Va.) Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Minutes, 1891-1892. Local government records collection, Fredericksburg (City) Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of records from Fredericksburg.

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Historical Information

Fredericksburg, in Spotsylvania County, was named for Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales, eldest son of George II. Fredericksburg was established in 1728, was incorporated as a town in 1782, and became a city in 1879.

Scope and Content

Fredericksburg (Va.) Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Minutes, 1891-1892. The minutes document the founding of the Chamber, the organization of committees, and efforts to lobby the state legislature and U.S. Congress. Topics discussed include railroads, street railroads, and improvements to the river in Fredericksburg. The minute book also contains a newspaper clipping with a transcript of minutes documenting the organization of the Chamber.

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Fredericksburg (Va.)--Chamber of Commerce.
  • Fredericksburg (Va.)--Circuit Court.
  • Subjects:

  • Cable cars (Streetcars)--Virginia--Fredericksburg.
  • Lobbying--Virginia--Fredericksburg.
  • Railroads--Virginia--Fredericksburg.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Fredericksburg (Va.)--History--19th century.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Clippings (information artifacts)--Virginia--Fredericksburg.
  • Local government records--Virginia--Fredericksburg.
  • Minute books--Virginia--Fredericksburg.
  • Organization records--Virginia--Fredericksburg.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Fredericksburg (Va.)--History--19th century.