Mt. Clinton Telephone Company Ledger, 1916-1952

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Summary Information

Repository:
Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Creator:
Mt. Clinton Telephone Company
Title:
Mt. Clinton Telephone Company Ledger
Collection No.:
SC 0131
Date:
1916-1952
Extent:
1 folder, .08 Cubic Feet
Language of the Material:
English
Abstract:
The Mt. Clinton Telephone Company Ledger, 1916-1952, is comprised of one ledger containing individuals' names alongside assessed and paid amounts.

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.

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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.

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Arrangement

The ledger is housed in one folder.

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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

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.

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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Index Terms

Genre and Form

  • Account books

Personal Name

  • Geier, Clarence R.

Subject

  • Mt. Clinton Telephone Company (Va.) -- Records and correspondence
  • Telephone companies -- Virginia -- History

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Collection Inventory

Title/Description Instances
Mt. Clinton Telephone Company Ledger, 1916-1952 box 1 folder 1