Found in 7 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.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.2323
Overview A compilation of genealogical and historical information of the Brokaw, Carmichael, Cole, Forbes, Rapalje, Swartwout, Van Ness, and Ward families, compiled by Margaret Forbes Brand.
Dates: ca. 1500-1965
Collection Number: A&M.0928
Overview Family genealogies in this collection include: Alderson, Alkire, Anderson, Atkinson, Bailey, Ball, Barnes, Barnet, Bartlett, Bassel, Benedum, Bennett, Blake, Bonnett, Boughman, Brake, Burr, Bush, Carber, Carpenter, Carroll, Casto, Champe, Cheuvront, Chrislip, Cookman, Coplin, Corder, Couch, Cummins, Cunningham, Curry, Custis, Cutright, Davidson, Davis, Donnally, Douglass, Dyer, Eagan, Eastwood, Fairbank, Farnsworth, Fell, Flesher, Gaston, Gates, Girty, Goff, Goodloe, Hacker, Hagerman, Hall,...
Collection Number: A&M.2266
Scope and Contents Two diaries of Charles Edwin Ward (1841-1915), dealing mainly with trips to Europe and California, in 1883 and 1886, plus a scrapbook of the Charles Ward Engineering Company, a Charleston boat building company, for the year 1897.
Collection Number: A&M.2298
Scope and Contents Records of a Charleston, West Virginia, business which introduced to the western waters of the United States a new design of towboat whose essential features were water-tube boilers, multiple-expansion engines, and screw propulsion; thus replacing the traditional paddle wheel towboats that navigated the Ohio and Mississippi river systems. Charles Ward (1841-1915), a British engineer, who emigrated to Charleston in 1871, founded the industry and designed these new boats. This collection consists...
Collection Number: A&M.3191
Overview Typescript history of the Ward family of Ohio with a concentration on its association with Harman Blennerhassett, whose secretary was Sylvester Ward. Included is some information on the Blennerhassetts, Aaron Burr, Dudley Woodbridge, Elijah Backus and Aaron Waldo Putnam. Much mention is made of neighboring allied families to the Wards, particularly Hendersons and Putnams in the adjoining counties of Wood Co., VA and Washington Co., OH. There is a detailed transcription of an October 8, 1805...