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W. A. McComb Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0178

Scope and Contents

This account book was kept by W.A. McComb. In 1892 the Farmer's Alliance, of which he was a member, built a new hall to be used for its meetings as well as for a church and community center. Most of the entries in the account book were for expenses associated with the construction and use of the hall. It indicates that oyster suppers were held at the hall.

Dates

  • Inclusive 1892-1906

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections and Archives are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source.

Biographical / Historical

W. A. McComb was an apple orchard farmer, who lived at Arbor Hill near Middlebrook in Augusta County, Virginia.

Extent

1 Item (92 leaves)

Physical Location

This collection is housed in a box containing WLU collections 0173-0180.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in 1994.

Creator

Source

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA