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Catalog Number HRHS-105
Collection Map Collection
Object Name Map Collection
Scope & Content BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE: Maps of the City of Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, WWII, Civil War battleground maps, and various other maps. This collection also contains very large genealogy charts that are stored with the rolled maps.

SCOPE AND CONTENT:
Consists of various maps donated to HRHS by identified and unidentified donors.

COLLECTION INVENTORY:

Drawer 1 of Map Cabinet: Maps of the City of Harrisonburg
"Plat of Collicello Property (no date)
"Plat of Bucher & Stigle lots (no date)
"Circa 1842 hand drawn map of Harrisonburg
"Circa 1779, Thomas Harrison's map of the original 50 acre layout of the town of Harrisonburg
"1877 Gray's New Map of Harrisonburg
"1889 map of lots between Main & German Sts., by J. Hawse, SRC
"1890 map of numbered lots in Harrisonburg by the Richmond & Harrisonburg Land Company's.
"Pre-World War I street map of Harrisonburg including resident's names
"Pre-1900 street map of Harrisonburg
"1900-1916 collection of Harrisonburg street maps published by Keuffel & Esser Co., New York (company founded 1867)
"1908 map of proposed location for State Normal School (JMU) on the lands of Mrs. Kate Paul & others
"1908 map of proposed location for State Normal School (JMU) on the lands of Houck & others
"1908 map of proposed location for State Normal School (JMU) on the lands of Waterman & others
"1908 map of proposed location for State Normal School (JMU) on the lands of J. E. Roller & others
"1908 map of proposed location for State Normal School (JMU) on the lands of A. M. Newman
"1908 map of proposed location for State Normal School (JMU) on the lands of Rosenberger & Houck
"1916 street map of Harrisonburg by William G. Myers, City Engineer
"1918 book of insurance maps of Harrisonburg by Sanborn Map Co. of New York
"1927 Map of Harrisonburg
"1936 revised maps of Harrisonburg (2)
"1937 Map of Edge Lawn Annex by W. Myers, City Engineer
"1938 revised map of Harrisonburg
"1938 revised map of Harrisonburg showing assessed land values
"1942 street map of Harrisonburg
"1946 revised map of Harrisonburg
"1946 Map of Court Square
"1953 estimates on access roads at Keister School
"1961 street map of Harrisonburg
"1962 city map of Harrisonburg for new residents by Harrisonburg Electric Commission
"1966 city map of Harrisonburg for new residents
"1976 city map of Harrisonburg for new residents
"1976 map of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County for new residents
"1980 Map of proposed Vine street extension, J. R. Cooper, Land Surveyor
"1981 artistic rendering of Harrisonburg
"1983 street map of Harrisonburg

Drawer 2 of Map Cabinet: Maps of Rockingham County
"1846 map of Mt. Crawford (donated by the Kay Hodge estate)
"1892 plat of Dayton, VA (2 pages)
"1870 map of Rt. 33 West (hand drawn)
"1877 map of Bridgewater by O. W. Gray & Son, Phila, PA
"1890 street and lot map of Shendun business portion (Grottoes)
"Circa 1900 or before, pages from an atlas: Bridgewater, Rushville, Spring Creek, Mt. Crawford, Berlington, Rawley Springs, McGaheysville, Keezletown
"1901 plat of Emma E. Walker lands
"1907 plat of J. P. Swank, John Lincoln Farm
"1908 map of Rawley Springs Turnpike (7 sheets)
"1909 plat of W. T. Carpenter farm near North River
"1909 plat of Mathias & Trumbo land in Brocks Gap
"1921 map of the grounds of Shenandoah College in Dayton, VA
"1922 map showing tracts of land on Skidmore Ford & Dry Run
"1924 Map showing the first settlement in the Shenandoah Valley, Massanutten Grant by Harry M. Strickler
"1929 plat of B. T. Hoover farm in Keezletown
"1930 map of Rockingham County with historical data
"1935 - 1977 Highway maps
"Copy of maps from 1939 Atlas of Rockingham County by Noah Showalter showing districts of Ashby, Central, Linville Creek, Plains, Stonewall
"1947 plat of C. O. Conrad subdivision A, S.W. side of Rt. 33, Rawley Springs
"1959 hand drawn map of Rockingham County-Cross Keys
"1969 survey map of parcels of land owned by Conrad Realty, 11 miles west of Harrisonburg near Rawley Springs
"1976 plat of Port Republic
"Maps of residential lots in Mt. Crawford, Keezletown, Pleasant Valley, Port Republic, and Grottoes (1914). Grottoes is the only one with a date. All others look old, but are not dated.

Drawer 3 of Map Cabinet: Battlefield Maps
"World War II map of the 29th Division, 06/06/1944 - 01/01/1945
"Six hand drawn Civil War maps by R. J. Sullivan in 1958
"Miscellaneous Civil War maps
"Battles of Cross Keys and Port Republic, Enlarged from Henderson's Life of Jackson, Vol. I, 1927
"Maps of Troop Movements at the Battle of Cold Harbor in 1864 (donated by Charlotte Gratz Hoyle)
"Map of the City of Richmond, Virginia 1861-1865 (donated by Charlotte Gratz Hoyle)

Drawer 4 of Map Cabinet: HRHS Research
"1794 The State of Virginia, this map is a tracing from the Lewis map prefixed to Jefferson's Notes on Virginia, 1794, and illustrates the growth of the Baptist Churches between 1770 and 1776.
"1990 Plats and architectural drawings of the museum in Dayton
"Packet of maps, A Description of the Country, Virginia's Cartographers and Their Maps, 1607-1881, facsimile of original in Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, VA
"Map of the Stony Man Region in the Shenandoah National Park, 1964
Maps/Genealogy Published by M. Carey & Son, Philadelphia, 1820 and 1821:
"No. 6: (two maps) Chart of the World as Known to the Ancients, on Mercator's Scale & Division of the Earth Among the Posterity of Noah
No. 7: Genealogical, Historical, and Chronological Map of Sacred History from the Creation to the Reign of Saul, First King of Israel
"No. 8: (two maps) Canaan, with Part of Egypt, During the Residence of the Israelites in the Desert & Canaan, Subsequent to its Conquest by the Israelites, and its Division among the Tribes
"No. 9: Genealogical, Historical, and Chronological Map of Sacred History, from the Accession of Saul to the birth of Jesus Christ
"No. 10: Genealogical, Historical, and Chronological Map of the Empire of Assyria, and of the Kingdom of Lydia
"No. 11: Genealogical, Historical, and Chronological Map of the Kingdoms of Persia and Syria, from A.M. 3405 to 3939
"No. 12: Genealogical, Historical, and Chronological Map of the Empire of the Parthians, afterwards called Persia, to the Invasion by the Saracens in 637
"No. 13: Genealogical, Historical, and Chronological Map of Egypt, from the Earliest Times to the Battle of Actium, A.M. 3973
"No. 25: Geographical and Statistical Map of Europe
"No. 26: Historical and Chronological Map of the Church, from the Ascension of Jesus Christ, to the Year 1821, with a List of the Popes, General Councils, Heresies, Etc.
"No. 38: Geographical and Historical Map of France
"No. 39: Genealogical, Historical, and Chronological Map of France, from the settlement of the Franks in Gaul, under Pharamond, 420, to the Accession of Pepin, 752
"No. 40: Genealogical, Historical, and Chronological Map of France, from the Establishment of the Carlovingian Race on the Throne by Pepin, 752, to its Overthrow by High Capet, 987
"No. 41: Genealogical, Historical, and Chronological Map of France, from the Accession of High Capet, 987, to the Assassination of Henry III, and Proclamation of Henry IV, 1589
"No. 42: Genealogical, Historical, and Chronological Map of France, under the House of Bourbon, from the Accession of Henry IV, 1589, to the Death of Louis XVI, and the Establishment of the Republic, 1793
"No. 46: Geographical and Statistical Map of Germany
"No. 47: Genealogical, Historical, and Chronological Map of the German Empire, from its Commencement under Charlemagne, 800 to Rodolph of Hapsburgh, 1273
"No. 48: Genealogical, Historical, and Chronological Map of the German Empire, from Rodolph of Hapsburgh, 1273, till 1821
"No. 49: Genealogical, Historical, and Chronological Map of the Electoral and Sovereign Houses of Germany
"No. 50: History of the Electoral Houses of Germany

Maps and Genealogy Charts (Rolled) on shelf in Storage Room A:
"1751 map of Virginia
"1865 map of Bogota
"1866 map of Rockingham County by Jed Hotchkiss, Engineer
"1890 map of Elkton as proposed by the Elkton Improvement Co.
"1915 map of Harrisonburg main sewer lines
"Seven railroad maps: 1906, 1918, 1946
"1922 map of the first and second subdivisions in Rawley Springs, A. R. Myers
"1928 map of Houck Tanning Co.'s property
"1940 map of Park View
"Two maps of Harrisonburg High School, 1927, 1946
"1973 Site map of Rockingham Memorial Hospital
"1978 City map of Harrisonburg
"1985 blueprint of Hardesty Higgens house
"July 1868-May, 1871 Map of the Lands Belonging to the Shenandoah Iron, Lumber, Mining and Manufacturing Company situated in Page and Rockingham Counties, VA
"1954 map of family residences in Dayton
"1961 map of Harrisonburg by Harrisonburg Electric Commission
"1975 Highway map of Rockingham County
"Urban renewal project map of NE Harrisonburg (no date)
"1985 Highway map of Rockingham County

Battlefield Maps:
"1958 Civil War map by R. J. Sullivan
"1958 Civil War maps of Jackson's Valley Campaign, No. 1, No. 3, by R. J. Sullivan
"1959 Civil War Map: Northern Virginia and Southern Maryland "Stonewall Jackson" by
Chambers
"1962 map of Stonewall Jackson Remarches, Map 1, First Three Legs
"1962 map of Stonewall Jackson Remarches, Map 2, Last Four Legs
"Kline genealogy chart
"Lincoln genealogy chart

Very Large Rolled Maps on top shelf in Archive Room:
"1913 map of Harrisonburg
"1927 street map of Harrisonburg (3)
"1935 & 1937 maps of Edgelawn Annex
"1942 maps of Harrisonburg (2)
"1947 map of Harrisonburg showing gas mains
"1952 revised map of Harrisonburg



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