Washington and Jefferson College (Washington, Washington County, Pa.)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0152
Overview This bound notebook includes notes taken by Wheeling resident Archibald W. Paull during lectures at Washington College, Washington, Pennsylvania. Paull attended the college from 1861 to 1865 after graduating from Wheeling's Linsly Institute. He became president of Nail City Stamping Co. and engaged in the manufacture of glass products. He was the son of Ohio County judge and West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals justice James W. Paull.
Collection Number: A&M.0427
Overview The papers of George W. Smith (1814-1860), a merchant, justice of the peace, land agent, and presidential elector in the town of Ripley, Jackson County, West Virginia. There are also papers regarding other family members. The collection serves as a narrative and record of business, local politics, and social conditions in West Virginia before and after statehood. It includes business and personal correspondence, financial and legal papers, business and political ledgers, and ephemera. The...
Dates: 1818-1908; Majority of material found within 1818-1885
Collection Number: A&M.3659
Overview Papers of historian and collector Hunter F. Armentrout of Gilmer County, West Virginia, primarily documenting the history of the Gilmer County region in the 19th century. Collection chiefly contains correspondence, writings, financial papers, and photographs, One major component of the collection includes the letters of Amie Evaline Sexton Silcott (1836-1865), a member of the Sexton family from New England who settled in western Virginia. Her letters contain much information regarding life in...
Dates: 1813-2000 and undated; Majority of material found in 1840-1890 and undated
Collection Number: A&M.2864
Overview Correspondence, school themes and programs. The correspondence addressed to Lucy Bayard (later Keys) is from friends and relatives and covers scattered dates from 1871 to 1932. The letters are written primarily from and to Rice's Landing and Beaver (Pennsylvania), and Morgantown (West Virginia), discussing personal and family affairs. The school themes are unsigned, on the subjects "Old Maids," "Decision," "Thought Culture," "Institutes," and "An Aim in Life." The school programs are from...
Collection Number: A&M.2300
Overview Five short mimeographed essays authored by Raymond Martin Bell of Washington and Jefferson College. Included are: "The Townships of Mother Cumberland", "From James to Richard: The Nixon Line", "Redstone Circuit in 1786", "Early Methodist Church Buildings", and "The Journal of Robert Ayres: Methodist Circuit Rider".
Dates: ca. 1784-1960