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Shenandoah Iron Works [D. & H. Forrer] Ledgers, 1851-1866

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad82-83

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Ledger (MsV Ad82 ovesize)time book), 1851-1866, and ledger (MsV Ad83), 1865-1866, of the commissary [company store] of D. & H. Forrer, Shenandoah Iron Works, Page County, Virginia. The latter volume lists foodstuffs and goods given out to workers which they often paid for by work. Includes accounts with free blacks.

Dates

  • 1851-1866

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

The 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.

Extent

0.40 Linear Feet (1 loose volume, 1 volume boxed.) : 2 volumes.

Physical Description

2 volumes.

Title
Guide to the Shenandoah Iron Works [D. & H. Forrer] Ledgers
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections Staff.
Date
2009-04-01
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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