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
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
Abstract: Shenandoah County poll books dating to the 1870s.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
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. (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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
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