Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2324
Overview Lecture notes, clippings, notes, and drafts for A History of European Civilization, Volume 1, and other miscellaneous papers of Jason C. Easton, former professor of history at West Virginia University (WVU). The collection also contains Dr. Easton's correspondence with several former students serving in the military during World War II dating from ca. 1942-1946. Other WWII items include ration books for food, gasoline, and liquor; and two unpublished sound recordings on disc of a radio...
Dates: 1860-1890, 1935-1960; Majority of material found within 1935-1960
Collection Number: A&M.3659
Overview Papers of historian and collector Hunter F. Armentrout of Gilmer County, West Virginia, primarily documenting the history of the Gilmer County region in the 19th century. Collection chiefly contains correspondence, writings, financial papers, and photographs, One major component of the collection includes the letters of Amie Evaline Sexton Silcott (1836-1865), a member of the Sexton family from New England who settled in western Virginia. Her letters contain much information regarding life in...
Dates: 1813-2000 and undated; Majority of material found in 1840-1890 and undated
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.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