A Guide to the Mt. Clinton Telephone Company Ledger, 1916-1952

Collection Number SC 0131

 

Compiled by: Chris Bolgiano, February 2003

 

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

Title: Mt. Clinton Telephone Company Ledger, 1916-1952

Collection No.: SC 0131

Creator: Mt. Clinton Telephone Company

Extent: 1 folder, .08 cubic feet

Language: English

Abstract: The Mt. Clinton Telephone Company Ledger, 1916-1952, is comprised of one ledger containing individuals' names alongside assessed and paid amounts.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection.

Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in this collection have been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collections Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Preferred Citation: [identification of item], [box #, folder #], Mt. Clinton Telephone Company Ledger, 1916-1952, SC 0131, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.

Acquisition Information: Donated by Dr. Clarence Geier, member of JMU faculty, in February 2003.
Processing Information: In order to streamline the process of applying collection numbers, Special Collections staff completed a large-scale renumbering campaign in the spring of 2017. This collection was previously cataloged as SC 3038.


Scope and Content: Contains names with assessed and paid amounts for people in the Mt. Clinton area of Rockingham County, Virginia, who had telephone service from 1916 to 1952. The notes "Share in line," "Share of stock," and "Getting out poles" appear under some names. In the 1940s, lists of names appear under "Line Number." In the second half of the book there are pages labeled "Cash paid out" and Cash received." There are also occasional notes indicating that the accounts had been audited.

Arrangement: The ledger is housed in one folder.

Contents:

Folder Title Box:Folder
Mt. Clinton Telephone Company Ledger, 1916-1952 1:1