State Student Loan Ledger, 1928-1936 *JMU Records*

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Summary Information

Repository:
Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Creator:
Gibbons, Howard K. (Howard Kemper), 1896-1975
Title:
State Student Loan Ledger
Collection No.:
UA 0034
Date:
1928-1936
Extent:
1 box, .13 Cubic Feet
Language of the Material:
English
Abstract:
The State Student Loan Fund Ledger contains record of student loans at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg, from 1928-1936.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [box #, folder #], State Student Loan Ledger, 1928-1936, UA 0034, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.

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Administrative History

The ledger was maintained by Howard K. Gibbons (1896-1975), treasurer and business manager at Madison College for 41 years, from 1925 until 1966. Prior to 1928, the state student loan fund records were maintained in a receipt register of the Maintenance and Operating Fund of the College. After July 1st, 1936, the records were transferred to a Burroughs Automatic Bookkeeping Machine.

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Scope and Content

The State Student Loan Fund Ledger contains record of student loans at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg, from 1928-1936. The ledger contains names of student lenders, record of their loan at 4% interest, payments, and the fund balance. Funds were held at the First National Bank, likely the Harrisonburg branch.

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Arrangement

The ledger remains bound and is housed in a box.

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection open to 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

Copyright for Official University records is held by James Madison University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Acquisition Information

No accession documentation available.

Processing Information

The ledger was formerly assigned call number SU 2004-1216, Student Loan Ledger and Alumni Scrapbook.

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

  • Ledgers (account books)

Subject

  • State Teachers College at Harrisonburg (Harrisonburg, Va.) -- History
  • State Teachers College at Harrisonburg (Harrisonburg, Va.) -- Students
  • James Madison University -- Students -- History
  • Student loans
  • Universities and colleges -- Finance -- History -- 20th century
  • Harrisonburg (Va.) -- History

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Bibliography

Dingledine, Raymond C. "Madison College, the First Fifty Years, 1908-1958." Harrisonburg, VA: Madison College, 1959.

Find A Grave. "Howard Kemper Gibbons (1896-1975)." Find a Grave Memorial no. 78279340. Accessed February 20, 2018. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/78279340.

"Administration Provides Services Necessary for Efficient Functioning of Institution." The Breeze. September 11, 1965. Accessed February 20, 2018. http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1134&context=i19601969.

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Collection Inventory

Title/Description Instances
State Student Loan Ledger, 1928-1936 box 1