Bowman, Sam. Papers. SC# 3092
Carrier Library, James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Compiled by Chris Bolgiano, Sept. 1999
Scope and Content
This collection consists of one Hollinger box containing one folder of miscellaneous materials and seven business ledgers that document operations of the Bowman family dairy farm in Rockingham County, VA, 1845-1967, with the bulk of material covering 1941-1967.
Donated to the Library by Sam Bowman, April 1999.
Folder 1. Includes 1859 and 1865 tax receipts; 1862 receipt for military supplies of 20 bushels of corn; 1882 Constitution of the West Rockingham Mutual Fire Insurance Company; 1891 receipt for printing claim for property taken by U.S. soldiers in Civil War; 1929 timber contract; 1942 Certificates of War Necessity for vehicle; summary of the S.R. Bowman Estate, 1936-1960. Ledger 1. 1848-1857.
Ledger 2. 1941-1947.
Ledger 3. 1947-1952.
Ledger 4. 1953-1957.
Ledger 5. 1958-1959.
Ledger 6. 1960-1967.
FLAT BOX 1
Ledger 7. Partnership book of R.L. and S.R. Bowman, 1963-1967.