Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1802
Overview Typescript genealogical notes and narrative family histories of the Newlon and Camden families from the 1600s to the 1930s. Chiefly contains information about the James H. Camden family of Maryland (and later, West Virginia) from the 1720s to the 1930s, including records about properties owned and the sale of land; birth, marriage, and death dates; transcripts of obituaries; and transcripts of letters sent between family members researching and gathering family history between 1909 and 1932....
Collection Number: A&M.1561
Overview Papers collected by Roy Bird Cook, a Lewis County native and Charleston pharmacist, who in his role as historian, researcher, and author, was a pioneering and effective advocate for the preservation of West Virginia history. This collection includes the papers he collected in connection with his research, including documentation of the Civil War in West Virginia, Stonewall Jackson and his family, and genealogy of North Central West Virginia, among other topics. Materials include letters and...
Dates: 1679-1984, undated; Majority of material found within 1840-1960
Collection Number: A&M.0081
Overview Papers of Thomas Tavenner and the Tavenner family of western Virginia, including correspondence; memoirs; journals; financial and legal documents; pamphlets; newspapers; and other material. Much of the material in this collection regards the Civil War. The Tavenner family were Confederate sympathizers. The collection is organized into ten series, including: 1. Correspondence (1796-1955, undated); 2. Reminiscences (1861-1866, undated); 3. Journals (1840-1863); 4. Financial papers (1821-1901,...
Dates: 1772-1955; Majority of material found within 1855-1866
Collection Number: A&M.4395
Content Description Typescript (3 pages) regarding Wilson Lee Camden, alumnus of West Virginia University and grandson of Gideon D. Camden. The typescript contains genealogy, narrative history, and obituaries regarding Camden, the Camden family, and connections to the Hollifield family. Please see A&M 1199 for additional information regarding Gideon D. Camden and the Camden family.