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W. A. McComb Account Book

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.


  • Creation: Inclusive 1892-1906


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Biographical / Historical

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


1 Item (92 leaves)

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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.

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Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

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Lexington VA 24450 USA