A Guide to the
Timberville Farmers' Exchange Minute Book, 1919-1929
Compiled by: Kristie Kendall, April 2008
Repository: Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Title: Timberville Farmers' Exchange Minute Book, 1919-1929
Collection No.: SC# 5018
Creator: Timberville Farmers' Exchange, Timberville, Va.
Extent: One 8 ¾” x 14” x 1 ¼” minute book
The collection consists of one 8¾” x 14” x 1 ¼” minute book and one folder of loose recorded minutes and other inserts, 1919-1929, for the Timberville Farmers' Exchange, Timberville, Virginia.
Purchased from a private seller in November 2007.
Loose sheets from minute book placed in separate folder in chronological order.
Timberville Farmers' Exchange Minute Book, 1919-1929, SC# 5018, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.
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, including lumber and hog, horse, and dairy feed.
The collection is arranged in two folders: folder 1 contains the ledger, folder 2 contains loose pages and inserts.
Sanborn Map Company, Timberville, Virginia (1923), Microfilm #1716, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 22807.
Garber, Beverly L. Timberville: The Early Years. [S.I.: s.n.],1993.