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American Colonization Society


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Ruffner (1790-1861) and William Henry (1824-1908) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1942
Overview Pamphlets include Henry Ruffner's antislavery pamphlet, 1847, and his Union speech, 1856. Subjects of the manuscripts and correspondence include family history; travel; Kanawha Salt Works; schools in Virginia and Kanawha County; Lane Seminary Library; Presbyterian Church; slavery, coal, gas, iron, and timber; Johns Hopkins, Washington and Lee, Harvard, Hobart, Cornell, and Hampden-Sydney colleges; Greenbrier County; Alabama; election of 1904; University of Virginia; Kanawha Valley floods;...
Dates: 1829-1913

John M. McCalla, Jr. Journal

Collection Number: A&M 1746
Scope and Contents Journal of Dr. John Moore McCalla, documenting his trip to Liberia in a sailing vessel along with recaptured Africans, sponsored by the American Colonization Society. Includes a brief biography of McCalla by Helen Goldsborough and copies of the following photographs: Dr. McCalla; the sister ship to "The Star of the Union", on which he sailed; his passport; Kru houses and a Kru village in Liberia; and the American Colonization Society in Washington.The journal lists the crew and...
Dates: 1860

Peter Godwin Van Winkle (1808-1872) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0136
Overview Personal papers and scrapbooks of Peter G. Van Winkle (1808-1872), a Parkersburg attorney, delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1850-1851, member of the Second Wheeling Convention of 1861, delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1861-1862, legislator from Wood County in 1863, U.S. Senator from 1863-1869, and participant in West Virginia railroad and business enterprises. Includes manuscripts speeches, essays, correspondence, and three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings....
Dates: 1827-1902, undated

Woodbridge Mercantile Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 1455
Overview Letter and account books, clipping scrapbooks, and miscellaneous family papers of a pioneer, Ohio Valley, general merchandise firm founded by Dudley Woodbridge, Sr., at Marietta, Ohio, and operating under various names for a period of more than sixty years. The collection also includes the account books of Daniel, Richard, and John Greene, 1808-1844; account books of F.B. Loomis, 1842-1844; a medicinal formulary book; the estate records of John Brody; records of a pension and bounty land...
Dates: 1743-1882

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Education 2
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 2
Missionaries 2
Politics and government. 2
Rivers and river valleys. 2
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Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 2
Slaves and slavery. 2
Universities and colleges 2
Abolition of slavery 1
Account books 1
Africa 1
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 1
Alabama 1
American ginseng 1
Authors -- Letters and papers 1
Baltimore (Md.) 1
Charleston. 1
Church buildings 1
Churches -- Presbyterian 1
Churches -- Roman Catholic 1
Churches -- Roman Catholic, American missions 1
Cincinnati (Ohio) 1
Coal mining. 1
Detroit (Mich.) 1
Diaries 1
Drugs and druggists. 1
Election of 1904. 1
Elections 1
England 1
Europe 1
Floods 1
France 1
Frontier and pioneer life 1
Fur trade 1
Gas industry 1
Genealogy 1
General stores 1
Greenbrier County (W. Va.) 1
Iron furnaces and iron industry. 1
Justices of the peace 1
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 1
Kanawha Salt Works. 1
Kanawha Valley. 1
Kanawha. 1
Labor organization. SEE ALSO Coal mining - labor 1
Land. 1
Lexington (Ky.) 1
Liberia 1
Livestock 1
London (England) 1
Louisville (Ky.) 1
Lumber trade 1
Marietta (Ohio) 1
Medicine. SEE ALSO Folk medicine. 1
Michigan 1
Ministers - letters and papers. 1
New Orleans (La.) 1
New York (State) 1
Northwestern Turnpike. 1
Ohio River Valley 1
Parkersburg (W. Va.) 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
Philippines 1
Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Politicians -- United States 1
Railroads 1
Saint Louis (Mo.) 1
Salt industry and trade 1
Scioto River (Ohio) 1
Scrapbooks 1
Transportation 1
Travel accounts. 1
Unions. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
United States -- History -- War of 1812 1
United States -- Politics and government 1
Venezuela 1
Washington (D.C.) 1
West Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
West Virginia -- Politics and government 1
Women's history -- 1800-1849 1
Women's history -- 1850-1899 1
Women's history -- 1900-1929 1
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