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Woodburn Female Seminary (Morgantown, W. Va.)


Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Brand Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1576
Scope and Contents

Business and official papers of Monongalia sheriff, John M. Brand and his deputy, William N. Brand, 1861-1872; letter from E. I. Moore of Woodburn Seminary; class prophecy, June 1898 by Friend E. Clark of West Virginia University; and diaries kept by Miss Willa Brand during a European trip, 1913, and a journey through the British Isles in 1924.

Dates: 1861-1872, 1898-1924

John J. Davis (1824-1916) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1366

Papers of John J. Davis, a lawyer and politician from Clarksburg, West Virginia. This collection contains correspondence, account books, photographs, essays, speeches, and other material. Also included in this collection are writings of Davis' granddaughter, Julia McDonald Davis. There are also artifacts, including a school slate and three leather billfolds. Please see "Scope and Contents" for further detail.

Dates: 1824-1935

Monongalia Academy, Bond and Invitation to Examination

Collection Number: A&M 0400

One bond regarding a fund-raising lottery (1832) and a printed invitation to student examination (1834) related to the Monongalia Academy, Morgantown, West Virginia.

Dates: 1832, 1834

Monongalia Academy, Invitation to Examination

Collection Number: A&M 0401

One printed invitation to a student examination (1834) issued by the Monongalia Academy, Morgantown, West Virginia.

Dates: 1834

Monongalia Academy, Samuel Haldeman, Grade Report and Letter

Collection Number: A&M 0529

Copy of grade report for Samuel Haldeman issued by Monongalia Academy, Morgantown, West Virginia, in 1853. There is also a letter (3 pages on 2 leaves) from Ada Haldeman Ford providing biographical information on Samuel Haldeman.

Dates: 1853, 1953

Monongalia Academy, Typescript Narrative History

Collection Number: A&M 0402

Three page typescript narrative history of Monongalia Academy, Morgantown, West Virginia, from 1814 to 1867, authored by Susan Maxwell Moore.

Dates: 1939

Putney-Reed Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2876
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, photographs and genealogical records of the Putney-Reed family. The letters, which were exchanged between family members in California, Iowa and Kanawha Salines, West Virginia, primarily concern family affairs. There are also thirty-seven letters, 1858 - 1862, written by Emily Reed a student at the Woodburn Female Seminary in Morgantown, Virginia (later West Virginia), to her family describing student life, particularly the curriculum and her efforts to promote...
Dates: 1820-1899

Thomas Ray Dille Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0357
Scope and Contents Gift of the brothers and sisters of Thomas Ray Dille, lawyer, historian, and genealogist of Morgantown W.Va. This collection contains the family histories of the Dille, David Evans, and John Evans families, as well as the Ray, Stewart, McFarland, and Tennant families. Materials include five loose leaf volumes of cemetery records of Monongalia County; family records of Monongalia County, and family Bible records. Additional materials about the Forks of Cheat Baptist Church,...
Dates: ca. 1774-1939

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Women's schools. 7
Morgantown (W. Va.) 6
Academies (Private schools) 4
Universities and colleges 4
Account books 2