A Guide to the Montgomery Savings Bank Account Book, 1873-1878 Montgomery Savings Bank Account Book Ms1975-009

Montgomery Savings Bank Account Book, 1873-1878

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1975-009


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Processed by: John M. Jackson Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1975-009
Title
Montgomery Savings Bank Account Book, 1873-1878
Physical Characteristics
0.3 cu. ft. 1 box
Language
English
Abstract
Customer accounts book for Montgomery Savings Bank, a financial institution in Blacksburg, Virginia during the latter 19th century.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Montgomery Savings Bank Account Book must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Montgomery Savings Bank Account Book, Ms1975-009, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Montgomery Savings Bank Account Book was acquired by Special Collections prior to 1976.

Processing Information

The processing and description of the Montgomery Savings Bank Account Book commenced and was completed in June, 2012.


Historical Note

The Montgomery Savings Bank was granted a Virginia state charter in 1873. The bank's offices were located on Main Street in Blacksburg, Virginia. Giles J. Henderson served as the bank's first president, with Giles D. Thomas as cashier. Initially serving on the bank's board of directors were Charles H. Miller, Harvey Black, S. P. Snow, J. P. Linkous, William Wiley, B. R. Linkous, T. A. Roberts, and Charles H. Payne. The bank was still in operation as of 1880, but no further record could be found.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a single account book, maintained by the Montgomery Savings Bank, a financial institution in Blacksburg, Virginia during the latter 19th century. The volume contains customer names and details of account credits and debits. A number of entries relate to Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech).

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)
  • Montgomery Savings Bank

Contents List

Box 1
Account book, 1873-1878