Rockingham
Return to Title Page

Sections:

Rockingham County - History
Cities and Towns
Education
Religion
Genealogy
Civil War
Rockingham County and War
Business and Industry
Transportation and Communication
Agriculture
Politics and Government
Immigration and Settlement
Social History
Sports, Recreation, Collections
Professions
Cultural Activities
Architecture
Physical and Natural
General Reference
Internet Sources

[Periodicals & Newspapers] [Abbreviations & Location Codes] [Search Full Site]

TIP: To search for a word or phrase on this page, select the Find function from your browser menu.

Education - James Madison University

"Reelin' in the years." The Breeze, Harrisonburg, Va., April 30, 1998, 24p.: illus.
This is an unmarked, and undated, supplement to The Breeze. The heavily illustrated series of articles looks at the many facets of the presidency of Ronald Carrier at James Madison University from 1971-1998.
1. Carrier, Ronald E., 1932- . 2. James Madison University - Presidents.
JMU

"[Ronald Carrier]." The Breeze, Harrisonburg, Va., February 1,, 1991.
This is a special issue of The Breeze containing a series of illustrated articles on James Madison University president Ronald Carrier. The articles focus on his two decades of service to the University.
1. Carrier, Ronald E., 1932- . 2. James Madison University - Presidents.
JMU

Butler, William, and Strode, William, ed. Then and Now: James Madison University. Photographed by Kenneth Garrett. Louisville, Ky: Harmony House Publications, 1992. 111p.: illus.
A photographic look at James Madison University in the 1990's. Historical photographs are interspersed throughout the heavily illustrated book.
1. James Madison University - History. 2. James Madison University - Pictorial works.
BC EMU-HL JMU

Doherty, Frank J. The Economic Impact of James Madison University on the Harrisonburg/Rockingham County Area and the Commonwealth of Virginia.. JMU holdings: 1992, 1996 ed. [Harrisonburg, Va.]: James Madison University.
A critical and scholarly analysis with tables and graphs.
1. Rockingham County - Economic conditions. 2. Economic conditions - Rockingham County. 3. Harrisonburg - Economic conditions. 4. Economic conditions - Harrisonburg. 5. James Madison University - Economic conditions.
JMU

Farnen, Russell F. Estimating the Impact of James Madison University on Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, Virginia: A Summary Report. [Harrisonburg, Va.]: James Madison University, 1978. ii, 24, 45p.: tables.
This is a study of JMU's economic impact on the region. Bound in with this report is John T. Hayes' 1981 report on the economic impact of JMU. This updates the Farnen study.
1. Rockingham County - Economic conditions. 2. Economic conditions - Rockingham County. 3. Harrisonburg - Economic conditions. 4. Economic conditions - Harrisonburg. 5. James Madison University - Economic conditions.
JMU

James Madison University. James Madison University Master Plan: 1985-1990. [Harrisonburg, Va.]: James Madison University, 1986. various pages.
The text of a plan developed as a followup to a 1980 institutional self study.
1. James Madison University.
JMU

James Madison University. "A New Age Begins." Montpelier 19, no. 1 (March 1996): [27]p.
This special issue of Montpelier looks at twenty-five years of Ronald Carrier's presidency at James Madison University. Illustrated.
1. Carrier, Ronald E., 1932- . 2. James Madison University - History. 3. James Madison University - Presidents.
JMU

James Madison University. Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Anthropology 284 Class Papers: Local Folklore/Customs. [Harrisonburg, Va.]: [James Madison University], 1994. unpaged.
Nine short papers prepared as part of an anthropology class at James Madison University are available in a binder. Several of the papers are concerned with drinking habits and the culture involved in college events.
1. James Madison University - Students. 2. Folk-lore. 3. Popular culture. 4. College students - Alcohol use. 5. College students - Conduct of life. 6. Drinking customs.
JMU

Robertson, Emily G. "The Transformation of Madison College Into James Madison University: A Case Study." Doctoral, [Williamsburg, Va.], College of William and Mary, 1991, xiii, 286p.: tables. Bibliography: p. 270-285.
A scholarly study of James Madison University during the era of president Ronald Carrier. An introductory chapter looks at the early years of Madison College. The author evaluates the changes that have occurred as the name changed to James Madison University. Finally she discusses and analyzes the University's future.
1. James Madison University - History. 2. Carrier, Ronald E., 1932- . 3. Burruss, Julian A., 1876-1947. 4. Duke, Samuel P., 1885-1955. 5. Miller, G. Tyler, 1902- .
JMU

Sonner, Ray V. "Madison College: The Miller Years." Doctoral Dissertation., [Charlottesville, Va.], University of Virginia, 1974., vii, 146p.: tables. Bibliography: p. 143-146.
The thesis is introduced with a chapter on the early years at Madison College. Sonner discusses general administrative action and service to public schools. JMU also has this available on microfilm.
1. James Madison University - History. 2. Miller, G. Tyler, 1902- .
JMU

Swaim, Stephanie. "Unknown Underground." Curio 13, no. 1 (Summer 1990): 63-64.
This brief article is on the underground tunnel system at James Madison University.
1. James Madison University - History.
JMU

Whitney, Gwendolyn. The Ghost of Shenandoah Hall. [Harrisonburg, Va.]: [James Madison University], 1994. 14p.: illus. Bibliography: p. 14.
Typescript copy. Term paper. The history of an early building at James Madison University and the ghost stories associated with it are described.
1. Shenandoah Hall. 2. James Madison University - Buildings. 3. Ghost stories.
JMU
To the Top