Heischman, Jacob Daybook, 1879-1880
- Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
- Jacob Heischman Daybook
- Collection No.:
- SC 0113
- 1 bound daybook
- Language of the Material:
- 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.
[Identification of Item], [box #, folder #], Jacob Heischman Daybook, 1879-1880, SC 0113, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.
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.
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.
One bound daybook contained in one legal sized folder. The collection is housed with SC 0079, Box 6.
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This collection was purchased in February 1998.
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.
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