A Guide to the Mrs. C. D. [Minnie Linwood] Eubank Account Books, 1916-1927 Eubank, Mrs. C. D. [Minnie Linwood], Account Books Ms2010-056

A Guide to the Mrs. C. D. [Minnie Linwood] Eubank Account Books, 1916-1927

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2010-056


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2010-056
Title
Mrs. C. D. [Minnie Linwood] Eubank Account Books, 1916-1927
Physical Characteristics
0.3 Cubic Feet 1 box
Creator
Eubank, Minnie Linwood Fox (James) (Vinton, Va.)
Language
English
Abstract
The account books are a record of newspaper deliveries in the area of Vinton, Virginia. An additional folder includes clippings and notes found between the pages compiled by Mrs. C. D. [Minnie Linwood] Eubank.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the Mrs. C. D. [Minnie Linwood] Eubank Account Books must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Mrs. C. D. [Minnie Linwood] Eubank Account Books, Ms2010-056, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The first Mrs. C. D. [Minnie Linwood] Eubank Account Book was purchased by Special Collections in March 2010. An additional account book was purchased in July 2014.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the first Mrs. C. D. [Minnie Linwood] Eubank Account Book commenced and was completed in July 2010. Additional processing and description was completed in July 2017.


Biographical Information

Mrs. C. D. Eubank is most likely Minnie Linwood Fox (James) Eubank. She was born about 1862 in Vinton, Virginia. In 1878, she married a saddler named Matson James. In 1892, she married Dr. Charles D. Eubank. She died in Virginia in 1938.

Scope and Content

The account books are a record of newspaper deliveries in the area of Vinton, Virginia. The Vinton World News is delivered among others, specifically the "Times" (most likely the Roanoke Times). Each line designates the subscriber to the newspaper, the date range of their subscription, and the amount they are charged. There are also notes for either which newspaper they are receiving or where the subscriber resides.

An additional folder includes clippings and notes found between the pages of the book. Some clippings are of Mrs. Eubank's of classified ad listings. Notes are regarding payment collection.

Related Material

Dr. Charles D. Eubank Memoranda Books, 1909, 1911-1916. Ms2009-108. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Women -- History

Contents List

Box-Folder 1
1
Account book, 1916-1919
Box-Folder 1
2
Account book, 1924-1927
Box-Folder 1
3
Clippings

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Eubank, Minnie Linwood Fox (James) (Vinton, Va.)