Heischman, Jacob Daybook, 1879-1880

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Summary Information

Repository:
Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Title:
Jacob Heischman Daybook
Collection No.:
SC 0113
Date:
1879-1880
Extent:
1 bound daybook
Language of the Material:
English
Abstract:
The Jacob Heischman Daybook, 1879-1880, consists of one bound daybook detailing purchases from March 3, 1879, to March 30, 1880, at the Mount Clifton, Virginia, general store run by Heischman.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of Item], [box #, folder #], Jacob Heischman Daybook, 1879-1880, SC 0113, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.

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Biographical Information

Jacob Heischman, son of Jacob and Christena Heischman, was born in Hardy County, West Virginia, in 1852. On March 28, 1878, at the age of twenty-five, he wed Mary Alice Brumbaugh of Shenandoah County, Virginia, and together were the parents of six children. Heischman passed away in 1932 at the age of eighty and was buried in the Christ Reformed Church cemetery in Conicville, Virginia (Shenandoah County). His wife, who died in 1937, is buried there also.

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Scope and Content

The Jacob Heischman Daybook, 1879-1880, consists of one bound daybook, detailing daily purchases and transactions from March 3, 1879, until March 30, 1880 at the Mount Clifton, Virginia, general store run by Heischman. Included are the names of the patrons and the most prominent purchases recorded are snuff, tobacco, food and an assortment of general merchandise.

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Arrangement

One bound daybook contained in one legal sized folder. The collection is housed with SC 0079, Box 6.

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Administrative Information

Revision Description

Converted to schema conforming EAD by dtd2schema.vh.xsl. 2013-11-21

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 Collection Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Acquisition Information

This collection was purchased in February 1998.

Processing Notes

Deteriorated cover was removed in February 2009, and pastedown that included an inscription by Heischman was photocopied. In order to streamline the process of applying collection numbers, Special Collections staff completed a large-scale renumbering campaign in the spring of 2017. The collection was previously cataloged as SC 2006.

Location

Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

880 Madison DriveMSC 1704Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807library-special@jmu.eduURL: https://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/

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Bibliography

"Shenandoah County, Virginia, Marriage Records Haun-Henry". Shenandoah County GenWeb Project. February 14, 2007. Accessed March 17, 2009. http://www.vagenweb.org/shenandoah/cem/marrh2.html

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Bibliography

"Shenandoah County, Virginia Alphabetical Cemetery Listings Hatton-Helsey." Shenandoah County GenWeb Project. August 19, 2002. Accessed March 17, 2009. http://www.vagenweb.org/shenandoah/cem2/hcem03alpha.html

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Collection Inventory