Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1946
Scope and Contents One box of material including original and typescript copies of letters exchanged between Anna Kennedy and J.J. Davis for the period 1860-1862. Also included is material on the Chapin family, Davis and Steen family genealogy and Reed family Bible. Correspondents are J.J. Davis, Anna Kennedy, J.W. Davis, Phineas Chapin, Rev. Asa Brooks, and J. W. Wayland. John W. Davis' certificate of Admission to practice before the Supreme Court of West Virginia dated 1896. His sponsor was Melville Davisson...
Collection Number: A&M.1834
Overview Genealogical descent charts of the Hall, Gandy, and allied families of Preston, County, West Virginia, from 1724 to 1961 as compiled by Clarence M. Smith in 1989. Typescript chiefly lists descendants of George Brown Hall (1824-1882) of Preston County, West Virginia, and his wife, Nancy Gooseman Gandy (1828-1917), also of Preston County. along with birth, marriage, and death dates.
Collection Number: A&M.0186
Overview Six volumes contain family genealogies as compiled by John C. Bayles in the 1930s and 1940s. There is one volume for each of the following families--Bayles, Breakiron, Davis, Hawker, Reed, and Vandervort--and each volume contains an index for individuals in the related families. Box 1 contains the genealogy of the Frederick and Katherine Breakiron family, originally of Germany, from the 1780s to the 1930s; the Jehu and Eunice Painter Davis family, originally from New Jersey, from the early 19th...
Collection Number: A&M.3333
Overview Photocopy facsimile of scrapbook assembled by Mildred Arnett-Reed (11' x 16'; 95 pages). Includes photographs, letters from her sister and friends, newspaper clippings, programs, and ephemera documenting Reed's activities in the Morgantown, West Virginia area during her high school years (1924-27). There are also clippings and letters regarding her wedding in 1931, and greeting cards for her 25th wedding anniversary. Photographs include candid and portrait shots of Mildred's family (William E....
Collection Number: A&M.1550
Overview Twenty-four ledgers document the operations of the Reed General Store in Boothsville, Taylor County, West Virginia, from 1851 to 1893. These account books contain an inventory of items sold, mainly food products, to identified customers and a record of credit extended to those who were given loans to purchase at the store. The books reflect the organization of the store by Joseph Reed, who along with his uncle, Robert Reed, helped to found and develop this town, in which the family also owned...
Collection Number: A&M.4061
Overview Photographs and papers of the Reed-Ross family of northern West Virginia, including two Victorian photo albums with identified members of the Reed and Ross families, family bible with genealogy information, "family register" genealogy chart for Ross family members in Monongalia County, ephemera, and other material. See scope and content note for detail.
Dates: ca. 1860-1953
Collection Number: A&M.0831
Overview Papers of the managing editor of the Parkersburg DAILY STATE JOURNAL, 1889-1895, editor of the WEST VIRGINIA SCHOOL JOURNAL, and member of the English faculty of West Virginia University, 1895-1925. The collection includes manuscripts of Barbe's published poetry and unpublished short stories, correspondence, notes, speeches, class lectures, illustrations for short stories drawn by John Rettig, a scrapbook of clippings of reviews and correspondence relating to Barbe's book, GOING TO COLLEGE, and...