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Catalog Number HRHS-067
Collection Miscellaneous Publications Collection
Object Name Miscellaneous
Scope & Content
Miscellaneous publications pertaining to Harrisonburg and Rockingham County.

This is an artificially created/ongoing collection consisting of various brochures, pamphlets, booklets, magazines and other publications containing information relating mainly to Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. An item-level list for the collection is provided in the Archives Finding Aids binder located in the genealogical research library and will be updated as new materials are added to the collection.


American Legion
1. Virginia State Convention, 1930
2. Baseball Entry Form, Post 271.American Legion Convention
2.Baseball entry form1.1930
Appreciation of Mrs. Algernon Sydney Sullivan in her Eighty Fifth Year by "The Virginians" of New York 1921Mary Mildred Sullivan Chapter, New York Division, U.D.C.1921
Arts and Crafts of the Shenandoah Valley: A Pictorial PresentationElmer L. Smith, compiler; published for the Shenandoah Valley Folklore Society1968
Atlas to Adams' Geography
Martin Coffman, 1846, written on cover pageLincoln & Edmands, Boston1831
Augusta Historical Bulletin
Program address by John StewartAugusta County Historical Society1966
Ballad of RockinghamBobbie & Maurice Hensley1979
Battlefield Markers Association, Western DivisionPamphlet1929
Bear Lithia WaterProgram1886
Belle Meade, postcardsBelle Meadec.1940's
Belles of the Nineties, The" play programDayton Woman's Club1947
Beloved Schoolmaster, TheMelton Wright1956
Blaine Smith's Album of Songs-Poems-PhotosBlaine SmithN/A
Boys' State Record, TheAmerican Legion1958
Breeze, TheMadison College1930, 1960
Brethren Colleges AbroadBridgewater College1983
Bridgewater Home for Aging, Dedication ServiceBridgewater Home1965
C. G. Price & Sons, Inc., Our 50th Year of ServiceC. G. Price & Sons, Inc.1962
Camp Shenandoah:
1.Riffles and Piffles, newsletter for Camp Shenandoah, Island Ford, Va., August 15, 1925 (photocopy)
2.Camp Shenandoah, A Summer Camp for Boys and Girls, 1926
3.Camp Shenandoah, Seventh Season, 1927Camp Shenandoah and the Harrisonburg Rotary Club1925, 1926,1927
Celebrating LifeMary Spitzer Etter1982
City Tire & Battery ServicePamphletc.1940's
Clover Hill Ruritan Pony and Pleasure Horse ShowProgram1966
Country Gentlemen, magazine
(OV folder)Publication1923, 1942
Daily News Record,
1.Off the Record, employee newsletter, Issues from 1987-1999
2.magazine about the Shenandoah Valley (OV folder)Daily News Record1.1987-1999

Daughters of the American RevolutionMagazine1968
Dayton American Legion Post 277:
1. Memorial Service, Dedication and Unveiling of War Trophy, 1928
2. Rededication of Veterans Memorial, 1990
2. Pamphlet asking for donations for rededication, 1990Dayton American Legion Post 2771928, 1990
Delta Kappa Epsilon Supper, bill of fareWilliam Brown, Proprietor1868
Diary of a Citizen, Harrisonburg, VA, From May 9, 1862-August 22, 1864Mary Jordon1864
Dr. Miles' Joke Book (Stamped "Virginia Cigar & Drug Company, Inc. Harrisonburg, Virginia" on back)Dr. Miles Medical Company, Elkhart, Ind.N/A
Dunsmore Business College, The, Dunsmore Business College1921
Eastern Mennonite High School, Commencement ActivitiesEMHS1935, 1968
Eastern Mennonite School BulletinEastern Mennonite School1929
Elks Lodge 450, Flag Day ExercisesB.P.O.E.1919
Elkton Improvement Company, The, Charter and By-LawsThe Elkton Improvement Company1891
Etiquette of the Stars and StripesNational Americanization Committee of the Veterans of Foreign Wars1930
Fairfax Hall, Catalogue of TeachersFairfax Hall1880
Fairfax ReviewFairfax Hall Seminary1883
Family Dyer, TheReprint by HRHS1998
Fire Command, magazine with cover photo by AllenLittenNational Fire Protection Assoc.1980
First National Bank of Broadway,
Dedication of new buildingFirst National Bank of Broadway1954
First National Bank of Harrisonburg, The
1. Annual Report to Stockholders, 1956 & 1959
2. Statement of Condition, 1955
3.Seventy-Fifth Anniversary, 1865-1940
4.A Century of Progress, 1865-1965The First National Bank of Harrisonburg1940, 1955, 1956, 1959, 1965
Flory, Daniel Christian BiographyByron M. FloryN/A
Folk Arts and Folk Crafts of the Shenandoah ValleyJ. Morgan Sincock2000
Folklife Center NewsAmerican Folklife Center2004
Friends of Temperance, Constitution and Bylaws of Mt. Crawford Council No. 19Constitution and Bylawsc.Early 1900's
George Washington National ForestHandbook1950
Grace of God Magazine
Harrisonburg, VAErnest L. Miller1946
Grottoes Camp DirectoryKamp Kamera Klub1941
Harrisonburg Electric Commission
1.Booklet: Twelve Years of Progress, 1969
2.Booklet: Progress Report, Five Year Summary, 1962
3. Booklet: Twenty-Five Year Report, 1982Harrisonburg Electric Comm.1962, 1969, 1982
Harrisonburg Telephone Company 1. Annual Reports 1953, 1956
2.Some Facts Concerning the Conversion of the Harrisonburg Exchange to Dial Operation
3.The Relay, 1941, 1942,1947Harrisonburg Telephone Co.1941,1942, 1947, 1953, 1956
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Nature Center brochureDwayne MartinN/A
History of the Shenandoah ValleyWilliam Couper1940?
History of the Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative, ARussel L. Stultz & C. E. May1965
Home Demonstration Clubs of Rockingham CountyYearbook1954
Home Sweet HomeJ. Howard Paynec. 1900
House of Ney mail Order Catalogue B. Ney and Sonsc. 1920
HRHS Brochure on new museum locationHRHSc. 1990's
Joseph Funk Printing: A Brief History of the Musical Movement; establishment of Joseph Funk Printing (4 copies)A. J. Fitzwater1947
Joseph K. Ruebush Catalogs: Americana, Virginiana, and American HistoryJoseph K. Ruebush Co.c.1940's
Juvenile Grange ManualThe National Grange1929
Kavanaugh Hotel, Notice to guests and stationeryKavanaugh HotelN/A
Knights of Pythias
1. Third Annual Role Call
2. Roster of MembershipKnights of Pythias1909
Knox Crutchfield Mill, Lynnwood, VA in 1862PostcardUnknown
Life Magazine Publications:
1. The Struggle that Shaped our Century, 4 parts on WW1
2. In Remembrance of MacArthur
(OV Folder)Life Magazinec. 1960's
Lincoln's in Rockingham County, TheHarrisonburg Rockingham County Junior Women's Club1976?
Luray Breezes, printed by Henkel PressPublication1885
Madison College:
1.Proceedings at the Ceremonies Honoring Samuel Page Duke's Completion of Twenty-five Years as President of Madison College, May 5 and 6, 1944
2. The Inauguration of G. Tyler Miller, President of Madison College, 1950Madison College1944, 1950
Mammy's Chillun and Other PoemsU. G. Wilson, Harrisonburg, VA, his mother was Jane Simms Wilson who was also the mother of Lucy Simms1920
Man, TheB. Ney & Sonsc.1920's
Massanetta Springs:
1. Program booklet/bible conference
2. Ticket for music festival
3. Booklet for the Dedication of the Fannie Lupton Building by the Virginia Synodical, July 28, 1929
Massanutten CavernsBookletc.1940's
McGaheysville Hatchery
1. catalogue and general information about our chicks, 1924
2.catalogue and general information about our modern hatchery, 1926McGaheysville Hatchery1924, 1926
Memorial Lt. Col Thomas F. Wildes Program for Dedication in DaytonVarious sponsors1962
Mills of the Stehli Silks Corporation booklet has information on Harrisonburg plantPrinted by Conestoga Publishing Co., Lancaster, Pa.c.1927
Ministerial Mission Band, programMinisterial Mission Band 1915
Miss Rutherford's Scrap Book, History of Slavery-The South did not Fight to Hold SlavesMildred Lewis Rutherford1925
Modern Manners bookletHaskin Service, Washington, D.C. and the Harrisonburg News-Record, publishers1946
Movie Chatter, distributed free each month to Movie Goers of Harrisonburg and Rockingham Co.Shenandoah Pressc.1940's
Mt. Crawford Old Fashioned DaysProgramsc. 1980's
My Grandpap Rode with Jeb Stuart; Experiences of James Knox Polk Ritchie, Company H, Twelfth Virginia CavalryMillard J. Miller1974
My Lady Darrell, a drama in four acts (used in McGaheysville Academy and contains names of students who participated in play)Joseph LeBrandt, author; Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers, N. Y. ; owned by Aldine W. Hedrick, uncle of donorc.1898
My Many Moments, Vol IILavonne Childers Minigh1993
My Recollections of Rocktown, Now Known as HarrisonburgMaria G. Carr1959
National Bank, The, Annual ReportThe National Bank1959
New Assembly Hall, Picture Exhibition & Lecture by Gen'l T. L. Rosser, ticket, noted on the back: This is the first ticket bought by G. Huston Effinger, Harrisonburg, September 6, 1897New Assembly Hall1897
Newtown Giant Incubator CorporationNewtown Giant Incubator Corporation, Harrisonburg, VAc. 1917
Ney's, Joseph Department Store,
1.Ney-Sonn News
2.Tribute to HarrisonburgJoseph Ney's1929
Norfolk and Western Railway Time TableNorfolk and Western Railway1954
Observer, The
(OV Folder)MAAG Viet Nam for U.S. Forces in Viet Nam1963
Old Homes TourRockingham County Extension Homemakers Club1977
Orkney Springs Hotel and Baths brochureH. C. CarterN/A
Ott, L. H. , Drugs, Paints, Oils, Varnishes, Etc.L. H. Ott Co., Harrisonburg, VAc.early 1900's
Our Community PlaceOur Community PlaceMay, 2000
September 2000
Our Salvation Bible, pocket sizeJohn Ray Hinkle1954
Our ValleyBillie Jo Monger1986
People and Places, magazine has article about Turkey Festival in Rockingham CountyPublication1941
Pipeline, cover picture and story about Harrisonburg, VACharleston Group, Charleston, WV1967
Planters Bank of Bridgewater Statement of Financial ConditionPlanters Bank1911
Poems of Hope and Cheer (3 copies)Carl W. HiserN/A
Post Office and Court House Dedication Hon. A. Willis Robertson1940
Rawley Springs, TheA. B. Irick1874
Republican Party of Virginia,
1.Plan of Organization
2. Platform Virginia Republican State CampaignState Executive Committee1905, 1912,1933
Rescuing the Court Records Mary Nicholas Keezel, HRHS1970
Rockingham County and City of Harrisonburg Democratic OrganizationUnknown1943 to 1945
Rockingham Home Mutual Fire Insurance Co.; Constitution and By-lawsBy-laws1912
Rockingham Horse and Colt Show Association program, 1904Rockingham Horse and Colt Assoc.; printed by News-Register, Harrisonburg, Va.1904
Rockingham Library Association, The
1. Charter and By-Laws, 1928
2. The Johnston Memorial Books, 1938
3. Proposal for new library, 1945
4. Dedication Program, 1952
5. Annual reports for 1969-1970, 1971-1972,1972-1973, Rockingham Library Association1928, 1938, 1945, 1952, 1969, 1971, 1972
Rockingham National Bank 1.Charter, Constitution and By-Laws 1874
2. Shareholders statement, 1933
3. Statement of Condition, 1959
4. Annual Report 1959Rockingham Bank1874, 1933, 1959
Rockingham Union Lodge No. 27: 1.Order of Exercises, Celebration of Centennial Anniversary Rockingham Union Lodge, No. 27, A.F. & A.M., Harrisonburg, Va., 1889
2. Rockingham Union Lodge, No. 27 Historical Sketch, 19391.Rockingham Union Lodge
2.Past Master John P. Burke & John W. Wayland1889, 1939
Ruebush, Kieffer & Co.
Envelope, ad for the Musical Million for 1878, The Land of Shenandoah publicationRuebush Kieffer & Co.1878 & 1924
Ruritan Club, 35th Anniversary of Linville-Edom, West Rockingham, and Broadway-Timberville Ruritan Ruritan Clubs1971
Scenic and Historic Old VirginiaSouthern Parks and Playgrounds, Richmond, VA1930
Servicemen's World War MapFred Harveyc.1940's
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival program lists music by the Harrisonburg State Normal Glee ClubProgram1928
Shenandoah National Park
Souvenir Books, 1929 and 1933
D. P. Wine & Shenandoah National Park1929, 1933
Shenandoah Normal CollegeCatalogue1894
Shenandoah Valley Chamber of Commerce Tour to Canada, New England and Atlantic City,
1. Itinerary for tour 2. Luncheon menu for Canadian Railways 3. Dinner menu from Chateau Frontenac, QuebecChamber of Commerce1926
Shenandoah Valley Children's ChoirEastern Mennonite University2003Unknown
Shenandoah Valley Civil War Roundtable and Turner Ashby Chapter of United Daughters of the ConfederacyProgram for Jackson's Valley Campaign Centennial Dinner1962
Shenandoah Valley Electric CooperativeRussell L. Stultz and C. E. May1965
Shenandoah Valley Motorcade, program for a dinner in Gettysburg, PAShenandoah Valley Motorcade1936
Shenandoah Valley, The
1.35mm Color Slide Series brochure
2. Shenandoah Valley: Motoring Through the Shenandoah Valley," The Shenandoah Valley Monthly, 1926
3. Pageant Celebrating 200th Anniversary of the Settlement of the Shenandoah Valley, 1932
4. Come to the Beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Shenandoah Valley: Virginia, c.1950's
5. What to See and Do, 1989, 1993
6. A Guide to Attractions, Shopping, Dining and Lodging, 19931.Shenandoah Valley Folklore Society
2.The Shenandoah Valley, Inc.
3.Harrisonburg Chamber of Commerce
4.Shenandoah Valley, Inc.
5.Blue Ridge Press
6. McGinn Publishing, Inc.
Staunton, VA1926, 1932, 1950's, 1989, 1993
Shenandoah's Pride: Forty Years of "Shenandoah's Pride" 1922-1962Compiled by Russell L. Stultz, 19631963
Singers Glen:
1. Music & Heritage Festival, 1978 & 1979
2. A Walking Tour
1.Commemorative booklets
2.Martha B. Caldwell, Caroline T. Marshall and J. Robert Swank1978, 1979
Skyline Drive: From Lee Highway to Spotswood Trail, Over the Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah Nat. ParkHarry L. Staley1936
Southern Historical Society Papers
Vol. XII, No. 6Rev. J. William Jones, D.D.1884
Southern Planter, The, monthly journal (OV folder)The Southern Planter1959
Southern Railway System Passenger Train SchedulesSouthern Railway System1956
Souvenir of the KirmessAssociation for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities1896
Spotswood Garden Club
1.Membership booklet, 1929
2. Spotswood Garden Club, The First Fifty Years, 19741.Spotswood Garden Club
2. Mary Bradshaw, Katherine Davis, Charlotte Koontz1929, 1974
Stained Glass Windows in the Churches of HarrisonburgHarrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society1982
Stone Houses on Linville Creek and Their CommunitiesAgnes Kline1971
Stonewall Jackson Anniversary March, 1862-1962Gooden Bros. V.F.W. Post 92921962
Stonewall Jackson Calendar 1912
Stonewall Jackson Chapter 1333, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Clarksburg, W.Va.1912
Stonewall Jackson's Shenandoah Valley Campaign 1862 Edward T. Downer1968
Stonewall Jackson's Valley Campaign; Program, Dedication and Grand Opening of the Electric Map Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society1984
Supplement to the Whig Almanac for 1844, list of members of Executive Branch, Judicial Branch, Congress, Election ReturnsU.S. Government1843
Suter's Furniture catalog: Presenting Tomorrow's Heirlooms Today Suter's Cabinet Shops, Inc., Harrisonburg, Va.N/A
Syllabus in the History of EducationWalter John Gifford, Dean and Head of Department of Education, State Normal School1924
Thoughts for Senior CitizensValley D. Myers1971
Three R's and a Hickory Stock
History of Education in New ErectionMary E. Suter1981
To Be An American and other poemsCharles S. Nelson1985
Top Value Stamps Gift CatalogTop Value Stamps1984
Tribune of the People, TheUnknown1895
Trim Little Borough, TheJohn Moulden1992
Truth in Education, an address by Rev. J. C. MoserFriends of the Institution1880
Turkey Bowl 1972 FootballHarrisonburg Parks and Recreation Dept.1972
Tweetsie/Stonewall Jackson Railroads, 1.Through The Door to Yesteryear, first anniversary,
2. Round trip tickets 3. Two postcards 4. Route mapShenandoah Central Railroad1954
Twins BaseballTwins Baseball1982
Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine (missing all but Vol. II index)Lyon G. Tyler1919 - 1944
Upstream Magazine, published in Harrisonburg, VAWinter 19901990
Valley National Bank: Annual Report, 1967, 1973Valley National Bank1967, 1973
Valley VoicesValley Writers Workshop1982
Veterans Guide for the Armed ForcesU. S. Government1944
Veterans Memorial Home DedicationProgram1950
Virginia County, The (June 1947), issue devoted to Rockingham CountyLeague of Virginia CountiesJune 1947
Virginia Historical Chronicle, free publication (2) (OV Folder)Eastern Management, Inc.c. 1980's
Virginia Phoenix Virginia History Federation1973 & 1974
Virginia State Firemen's Association Diamond Jubilee ConventionFireman's Association1961
Virginia Valley Land and Improvement Company prospectus Broadway, Va.Virginia Valley Land and Improvement Companyc.1890's
Virginia, First in the Heart of the Nation, 1928, 1931Virginia State Chamber of Commerce1928, 1931
Walker Manufacturing Company
DedicationWalker Manufacturing1962
Wall of Witness, ADedication of the historic stone wall reconstruction in Dayton2011
Wampler Feed and Seed Co.Wampler Feed and Seed1936
Wenger, A. D. 1867-1935The Wenger Family1961
West Central Academy Catalogue of Mt. Clinton, Virginia, 1895-1896West Central Academy1896
Title Miscellaneous Publications Collection