The Resource Woman's Exchange records

Woman's Exchange records

Label
Woman's Exchange records, 1890-1894
Title
Woman's Exchange records
Inclusive dates
1890-1894
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Records, 1890-1894, of the Woman's Exchange of Lynchburg, Virginia (Lynchburg Exchange for Woman's Work), consisting of accounts, letters, receipts, checks, cash books, check books, and other papers. Accounts, 1891-1894, are weekly covering commissions and expenses for the exchange; receipts, 1891-1894, cover payment of rent and for coal, wood, and other goods and services; papers include checks for payment, correspondence concerning finances, and envelopes; cash book, 1890-1894, covering earnings and expenses for the exchange; and check book, 1890-1894, including stubs indicating amount of check and payable to whom
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
The Woman's Exchange of Lynchburg, Virginia (Lynchburg Exchange for Woman's Work) was established in 1890. It was part of a wider movement that began in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1832. Woman's Exchanges were places women could sell items or goods to earn money for themselves. The first Woman's Exchange in Virginia opened in Richmond in 1883, followed by Norfolk (1884), Charlottesville (1888), Lynchburg, and Staunton (1890).
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Woman's Exchange records
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.225
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Christian, Thomas D.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001615476
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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