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
Repository: Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Title: Geier, Clarence R. Bank Ledger, 1910-1915
Collection No.: SC# 3096
Extent: one oversized flat box, 1.34 linear feet
Abstract: Ledger from “Peoples Bank” in Harrisonburg, Virginia, covering August 31, 1910 to June 12, 1915.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in this collection have been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collection Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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
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.
1 Ledger 1:1