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A Guide to the New Market Poll Books, 1873-1879

Collection Number SC # 2089


Compiled by:  Chris Bolgiano, October 1994

Edited by: Kayla Payne, June 2012


Descriptive Summary:

Repository: Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

Title: New Market Poll Books, 1873-1879

Collection No.: SC# 2089

Creator:  Lee Township, New Market, Shenandoah County

Extent: one folder

Language:  English

Abstract: Shenandoah County poll books dating to the 1870s.


Administrative Information


Access Restrictions:  none

Use Restrictions:  none

Preferred Citation: New Market Poll Books, 1873-1879, SC#2089, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Acquisition Information: Purchased by Friends of Carrier Library on July 23, 1994.

Other Formats Available: none

Accruals: none

Provenance: Purchased by Friends of Carrier Library at Green Valley Auction Barn near Mt. Crawford, July 23, 1994.

Processing Information:  none

Bio/Historical Note:  Poll books were used as a record of citizens who voted in elections.

Scope and Content:  This collection contains one folder of ten poll books for elections held in New Market, Lee Township/Magisterial District, Shenandoah County, VA, in May and November 1873, November 1874, May and November 1875 and 1877, November 1878, and May and November 1879. Each book is paperbound and contains the oaths of judges and clerks of the election and signatures of electors.

Arrangement: The poll books are arranged chronologically.

Contents:                                                                                                                           Box: Folder


New Market Poll Book                                                                                                              1:1                      


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