Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2267
Overview Two personal diaries of R.E. McCabe of Charleston, West Virginia, containing notes on trips to Europe (1924) and California (1937). On the California trip he briefly describes Kansas City, Boulder, Denver, Santa Fe, Taos, and Los Angeles, muses on real estate values, and notes oil rigs and pipelines. There is a short genealogy of the Hayward family. The diaries also include references to the Ward, Fleming, Brooks, and Watson families.
Dates: ca. 1770-1937
Collection Number: A&M.3281
Overview Genealogy research papers of Eileen Peters. Includes genealogies, research notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, maps, photographs, books, and other publications documenting primarily Preston County, West Virginia families, as well as families of the tri-state region of West Virginia, Maryland, and Virginia. Also includes histories of Preston County, West Virginia (18th through 20th centuries), and general information on how to conduct genealogical research.
Collection Number: A&M.4109
Overview Papers of James S. Watson relating to the Watson and Jollife families. Watson served in Civil War and was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in Monongalia County, West Virginia. Includes calling card, books, genealogical information, and photographs. See scope and content note for detailed information.
Dates: ca. 1840-1980
Collection Number: A&M.3241
Overview Collection consists of photographs, publications, letters, and newspaper clippings regarding the Jolliff and Watson families. Jolliff family history is highlighted in photocopies of the publication, Family Record and Genealogy of the Jolliff Family, From the Year 1760 to 1878 Inclusive by Oliver P. Jolliff and James S. Watson (1878). A photocopy of the Journal of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Encampment, Department of West Virginia, Grand Army of the Republic, Wheeling, West Virginia, May 19th, 20th...
Collection Number: A&M.1788
Overview Genealogy, family line forms, index, and a family chart of the Bear-Baer and allied families. Compiled by Earle E. Baer, Pittsburgh, PA. Several pages on the Swisher-Bush, and Smith Townsend families were compiled by L. Bush Swisher, Morgantown, and Townsend J. Smith, Tucson, AZ. Also includes the family lines of Bear-Baer, Boreman, Bush, Cook, Edwards, Jackson, Keller, Kurtz-Kurz, Newman, Pursglove, Sellers, Smith, Spencer, Stalnaker-Stelnaker, Steinaker, Watson, and Young-Jung.
Dates: 1944-1947, 1963
Collection Number: A&M.4222
Scope and Contents Papers of the Watson and Haymond families of Marion County, West Virginia. Includes a journal, family financial and legal materials, correspondence, genealogical research materials, publications, photographs, a painting, and other material. Includes significant material regarding the American Civil War, particularly in the diary of Virginia Haymond. Series include:Series 1. Journal of Virginia Haymond; 1859-1863, undated; box 1 and box 2, folders 1-2. ...
Dates: 1796-1963; Majority of material found within 1834-1963
Collection Number: A&M.1815
Scope and Contents The collection includes 57 letters (1795-1871) to or from Benjamin H., Henry, James G., James O., Rebecca D., and Thomas Watson; 3 land grants on sheep-skin (1787-1798) Monongalia County; 25 articles of agreement (1812-1875), manuscript; 4 manuscript wills or copies of wills (1852-1862); 32 surveys, maps, and plats of coal fields (1798-1892); 99 tax receipts (1807-1865), manuscript and printed forms; 44 receipts for clerking fees (1815-1845) manuscript and printed forms; 79 receipts, bills,...
Collection Number: A&M.1949
Scope and Contents The collection includes manuscript materials-correspondence, land warrant, accounts, receipts, petition and will; printed and typescript materials-invitations, broadside, newspaper and magazine clippings. Subjects of the various items include sale and survey of land; schools, churches, estates, comment on and description of agriculture, social and economic conditions in Kentucky, Georgia, Louisiana, S. Carolina, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, California, Morgantown, Fairmont, & Wheeling, W. Va.,...
Dates: 1694; 1783-1878; 1926
Collection Number: A&M.0630
Scope and Contents Personal papers of the Watson family in Marion County, including a genealogy of the Watson and Haymond families, newspaper clippings of weddings, obituaries, social and business activities, and European travel. Mention is made of coal mining development in Marion County, strikes, labor meetings, conservation, and improvement of farming practices. There is material on politics, industrial development, early iron mining, Marion county history, the Barrickville covered bridge, Beverly-Fairmont...