Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Catherine C. Burke, Collector, Business Letterheads, Postcards, And Other Material Regarding Clarksburg, W. Va.
Collection Number: A&M.3572
Overview Collection of material related to Clarksburg and Bridgeport, West Virginia. Includes 1) public records, including court appointments, summons, and a case (12 items, 1804-1852); 2) advertising card for Mme. Ulman's Parlors (1 item, ca. 1910-1920); 3) letterheads for businesses and services, including agricultural supplies, automobile repair shops, banks, restaurants, etc. (89 items, ca. 1900-1930); 4) postcards (39 regular postcards, 8 small ones, ca. 1910-1930); and 5) copy of newspaper titled...
Dates: 1804-1930; Majority of material found in 1910-1930
Collection Number: A&M.2391
Overview Mimeographed typescript entitled "The Family of Cecile Fluharty" authored by Cecile Moore Fluharty, 1974. Includes sketches of the Fluharty, Birkhead, Davis, DeLaWarr, Hardman, Hughes, Jackson, Moore, Morris, Nichols, Orr, Sellman, Stoneking, Underwood, Wells, West, and other related families. Covers the years 1300-1974.
Collection Number: A&M.3717
Overview Papers of the Jackson family of Monongalia and Preston County, (West) Virginia, including business, financial, and legal documents. Includes Civil War pension records for Henry C. Jackson (1864); business records of Jackson and Lamb documenting transactions with Tassey and Church, Grocers of Pittsburgh (1833-1834); and records regarding Cheat Iron Works, St. John's Furnace, and Hampton Forge (1833 and undated), among other material (1814-1891).
Dates: 1814-1891; Majority of material found within 1833-1834, 1864
Collection Number: A&M.4405
Scope and Contents Material collected by John Holt. Includes legal documents (court papers, summonses, land grants, and more), financial records (such as receipts), correspondence, photographs, clippings, printed material, and more. Subjects include Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson (January 21, 1824 – May 10, 1863) and his family, the Holt family, Lewis County, and more. Highlights include court papers regarding debt of Thomas Jackson, which may be due to him leaving his post as constable of Lewis County...
Dates: 1786-1993; Majority of material found within 1817-1913
Collection Number: A&M.0740
Overview M.K. Lowther (1869-1947) was a journalist and one of the first women newspaper editors in West Virginia. She was the author of the HISTORY OF RITCHIE COUNTY; BLENNERHASSETT ISLAND IN ROMANCE AND TRAGEDY; FRIENDSHIP HILL, HOME OF ALBERT GALLATIN; MARSHALL HALL AND OTHER POTOMAC POINTS IN STORY AND PICTURE; and MT. VERNON: ITS CHILDREN, ITS ROMANCES, ITS ALLIED FAMILIES AND MANSIONS. There are complete and incomplete typescripts, rough drafts, revisions, photographs and plates of her books. Also...
Collection Number: A&M.2623
Overview Two letters mentioning Thomas J. 'Stonewall' Jackson and his family. The first, dated 6 June 1833 from Thomas Neale to Lewis Maxwell concerns the disappearance of the children of his daughter, Julia Jackson Woodson. The second letter, dated 23 February 1864, from W.R. Neale, discusses Stonewall Jackson's death.
Dates: 1833 - 1834
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.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.0047
Scope and Contents 188 photostats of letter from Thomas "Stonewell" Jackson from various places in the United States, Mexico, and at sea to his sister Laura Jackson Arnold and niece. Originals are not at West Virginia University. Photostatic copies open to students with the consent of D. H. Hill Arnold, administrator of the estate of Thomas Jackson Arnold. Places of origin and dates of the letters are given...