A Guide to the Weaversville, Virginia Mill Daybook, 1871-1872 Weaversville, Virginia Mill Daybook Ms2017-023

A Guide to the Weaversville, Virginia Mill Daybook, 1871-1872

A Collection in
Special Collections and University Archives
Collection Number Ms2017-023


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2020 (CC0 1.0)

Processed by: John M. Jackson, Archivist, Special Collections and University Archives

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2017-023
Title
Weaversville, Virginia Mill Daybook, 1871-1872
Physical Characteristics
0.2 Cubic Feet; 1 box
Language
English
Abstract
This daybook of unidentified mill in Weaversville (Fauquier County), Virginia, records customer names and transactions.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The content of this collection is in the public domain. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Weaversville, Virginia Mill Daybook, Ms2017-023, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Weaversville, Virginia Mill Daybook was acquired by the university in 1939 or 1940 and transferred to Special Collections and University Archives in 1955.

Appraisal

The daybook was rebound by Roanoke Printing Company in 1942. Information that may have helped in further identifying the mill may have been lost in the process.

Processing Information

The processing and description of the Weaversville, Virginia Mill Daybook commenced and was completed in August 2017. Initial description was completed in or prior to May 1970.


Scope and Content

This collection consists of a single daybook maintained by an unidentified mill in Weaversville (Fauquier County), Virginia, during the late 19th century. The book contains brief entries listing customer names and transactions in chronological order, commencing on February 11, 1871, and continuing through April 1, 1872.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Account books
  • Fauquier County (Va.)
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Weaversville, Virginia Mill Daybook by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your- work/public-domain/cc0/).

Contents List

box 1
Daybook, 1871-1872