A Guide to the Timberville Farmers' Exchange Minute Book, 1919-1929 SC 0197

A Guide to the Timberville Farmers' Exchange Minute Book, 1919-1929 SC 0197


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Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

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Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807
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Kristie Kendall, April 2008

Repository
Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Identification
SC 0197
Title
Timberville Farmers' Exchange Minute Book1919-1929
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=jmu/vihart00096.xml
Quantity
.3 Cubic Feet 1 ledger
Creator
Timberville Farmers Exchange (Timberville, Va.)
source
Suter, Scott Hamilton
Language
English .
Abstract
The collection consists of one 8 3/4" x 14" x 1 1/4" minute book and one folder of loose recorded minutes and other inserts, 1919-1929, for the Timberville Farmers' Exchange, located in Timberville, Virginia.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collections Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk. (library-special@jmu.edu).

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [box #, folder #], Timberville Farmers' Exchange Minute Book, 1919-1929, SC 0197, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from a private seller in November 2007.

Processing Information

Loose sheets from minute book placed in separate folder in chronological order.

In order to streamline the process of applying collection numbers, Special Collections staff completed a large-scale renumbering campaign in 2017-2018. This collection was previously cataloged as SC 5018.


Bio/Historical Note

According to the 1923 Sanborn Fire Insurance map for Timberville, Virginia, the Timberville Farmers' Exchange warehouse was located on the west side of Main Street, north of what was then the Southern and Baltimore Railroad, now the Norfolk Southern Railroad. Letterhead stationery records the names of the Board of Directors, and states that the Timberville Farmers' Exchange were "Dealers in Flour, Feeds of All Kinds, Hay, Coal, Fertilizers, Lime, Etc."

Scope and Content

The Timberville Farmers' Exchange Minute Book consists of one book and one folder of loose pages and inserts, 1919-1929. The minute book records meetings of the Board of Directors, stock transactions, resolutions passed, as well as descriptions of items sold by the company, including lumber and hog, horse, and dairy feed.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in two folders: folder one contains the ledger, folder two contains loose pages and inserts.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Account books -- Sources
  • Agriculture -- Virginia -- Rockingham County -- History -- Sources
  • Business records -- Sources
  • Farm supplies
  • Farm supply industries -- Virginia -- Rockingham County
  • Merchants -- Virginia -- Timberville -- Records and correspondence
  • Minute books
  • Minutes (administrative records)
  • Rockingham County (Va.) -- Economic conditions -- Sources
  • Suter, Scott Hamilton
  • Virginia -- History, Local -- Sources

Bibliography

Sanborn Map Company, Timberville, Virginia (1923), Microfilm #1716, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.
Garber, Beverly L. Timberville: The Early Years. [S.I.:s.n.], 1993.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Rockingham County (Va.) -- Economic conditions -- Sources
  • Virginia -- History, Local -- Sources

Container List

Mixed Materials box: 1 folder: 1
Minute Book
1919-1929
Mixed Materials box: 1 folder: 2
Loose pages and inserts
1922-1927