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A Guide to the Geier, Clarence R.  Bank Ledger, 1910-1915

Collection Number SC# 3096

 

Compiled by: Chris Bolgiano, May 2001

Updated July 2012, Kayla Payne

 

Descriptive Summary

 

 Repository: Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

Title: Geier, Clarence R.  Bank Ledger, 1910-1915

Collection No.:   SC# 3096
Creator:  n/a

Extent: one oversized flat box, 1.34 linear feet

Language:  English

Abstract: Ledger from “Peoples Bank” in Harrisonburg, Virginia, covering August 31, 1910 to June 12, 1915.

 

Administrative Information

 

Access Restrictions:  none

Use Restrictions:  none

Preferred Citation:   [identification of item], Clarence R.  Geier Bank Ledger, 1910-1915, SC #3096, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Acquisition Information:  Donated by Dr. Clarence R. Geier of the JMU faculty, February, 2001.

Other Formats Available: none

Accruals: none

Provenance: none

Processing Information: n/a

Bio/Historical Note:  This bank ledger shows the daily transactions of the People’s Bank in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Within five years, the bank’s daily balance grew from a little over $4,000 to just over $91,000.

Scope and Content:  This collection consists of one item:  a large (12" w x 20"h x 2 1/2" d) ledger.  The bound spine is stamped: "T.C. Fullers Daily Balance General Ledger & Blotter No. 1, Mt. Solon Bank, Inc., Mt. Solon, VA."  The first note in the book, on page 2, states:  "Peoples Bank, Harrisonburg, VA."   The ledger begins on August 31, 1910, with a balance of $4,075.00.  Amounts are recorded for entries such as "Real Estate," "Fur & Fix.," (furniture and fixtures), "Subscriptions Paid," "Certificates," "Cert. of Deps.," "Checks," and other items.  The last entry on the last page of the book is dated June 12, 1915, with a balance of $91,763.95.  

Arrangement: Collection contains one ledger housed in a flat box.

Contents:

                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                            Box: Folder

1 Ledger                                                                                          1:1

             


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