Timberville Farmers’ Exchange Minute Book, 1919-1929

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Descriptive Summary

 

Repository: Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

Title: Timberville Farmers' Exchange Minute Book, 1919-1929

Collection No.: SC 0197
Creator: Timberville Farmers' Exchange

Extent: 1 ledger; .3 cubic feet

Language: English

Abstract: The collection consists of one 8 3/4" x 14" x 1 1/4" minute book and one folder of loose recorded minutes and other inserts, 1919-1929, for the Timberville Farmers' Exchange, located in Timberville, Virginia.

 

Administrative Information

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

Preferred Citation: [identification of item], [box #, folder #], Timberville Farmers' Exchange Minute Book, 1919-1929, SC 0197, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Acquisition Information: Purchased from a private seller in November 2007.
Processing Information: Loose sheets from minute book placed in separate folder in chronological order.In order to streamline the process of applying collection numbers, Special Collections staff completed a large-scale renumbering campaign in 2017-2018. This collection was previously cataloged as SC 5018.

Bio/Historical Note:

According to the 1923 Sanborn Fire Insurance map for Timberville, Virginia, the Timberville Farmers' Exchange warehouse was located on the west side of Main Street, north of what was then the Southern and Baltimore Railroad, now the Norfolk Southern Railroad. Letterhead stationery records the names of the Board of Directors, and states that the Timberville Farmers' Exchange were "Dealers in Flour, Feeds of All Kinds, Hay, Coal, Fertilizers, Lime, Etc."

Scope and Content:

The Timberville Farmers' Exchange Minute Book consists of one book and one folder of loose pages and inserts, 1919-1929. The minute book records meetings of the Board of Directors, stock transactions, resolutions passed, as well as descriptions of items sold by the company, including lumber and hog, horse, and dairy feed.

Arrangement:

The collection is arranged in two folders: folder one contains the ledger, folder two contains loose pages and inserts.

Bibliography:

Sanborn Map Company, Timberville, Virginia (1923), Microfilm #1716, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Garber, Beverly L. Timberville: The Early Years. [S.I.:s.n.], 1993.

Contents:

Folder Title
Box : Folder
Minute Book, 1919-1929
1:1
Loose pages and inserts, 1922-1927
1:2

Compiled by: Kristie Kendall, April 2008