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John Alonzo Frenger Diary and Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00659

Scope and Contents

Diary and account book, 1876-1879 of John Alonzo Frenger of Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia. The accounts are for farming and household expenses and the diary entries describe  farming, trips to town, social visits, health, family life, church related events and also comment on economic developments and political events. 

Also included is a 1881 clipping from the Alleghany Tribune, that shows that a relative of John Alonzo Frenger, W.H.H. Frenger was editor and proprietor at the time. He is also mentioned in diary entries.

For a more detailed description, provided by the seller see digital content link below.

Dates

  • 1876-1879

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

John Alonzo Frenger was a farmer from Staunton, Virginia, who worked part-time an Internal Revenue agent at a local distillery. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Acquisition Information:

Purchase.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally described in May 2010 by Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist.
Title
Guide to the John Alonzo Frenger Diary and Acccount Book
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist.
Date
2010-05-04
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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