Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2604
Overview Papers, photographs and maps of a wealthy Morgantown family with interests in real estate and coal mining. Most of the business papers are those of J. M. G. Brown, a West Virginia University law school alumnus, who was president of Scotts Run Fuel Corporation. Brown was also a housing developer whose company, Suburban Real Estate of Morgantown, was a competitive concern not only locally but throughout north central West Virginia and southwest Pennsylvania. There are papers indicating his...
Collection Number: A&M.2461
Overview History of the Durboraw Family, 1660-1965, by Miriam Weikert (25p); Indian Captive, by Elsie Singmaster (4p); also material on the George William and Elizabeth Durboraw family, 1700-1901 (10p), and the Hartman family.
Dates: ca. 1965
Collection Number: A&M.3263
Collection Number: A&M.3065
Overview An account book, payroll ledgers, bills and invoices of Isaac and Josiah Williams, Uniontown, PA brick manufacturers. Included is a separate account, written by the donor about the Williams family and their importance in the local history of Uniontown, Pennsylvania.
Collection Number: A&M.1440
Overview Record of the Rohrbough, Williams, Archibald, Hinkle, Joseph Graham, and related families, compiled by Mrs. Pearl Post Zinn. This record includes census reports, obituaries, marriage announcements, correspondence, and a picture of Joseph Graham.
Dates: ca. 1960
Collection Number: A&M.3151
Overview West Virginia University (WVU) undertook the Family Heritage Project as part of its 125th-anniversary observance. The project goal was to encourage members of families whose roots in West Virginia extended at least to 1867 to submit family history information. This collection consists of those submissions. Many of the submissions emphasize family ties to WVU. There is a published guide to this collection entitled "West Virginia University family heritage project : a guide to the collection". A...
Collection Number: A&M.3748
Scope and Contents Includes family history files, photographs, and other material collected and compiled by William D. Barns. Family history files include extensive notes encompassing the Pennsylvania branch of the Barns family, including notes of interviews with his mother and father, and from secondary sources. There are also notes regarding the Williams family. The few photographs in this collection mostly regard the Barns family, and the history of education in Uniontown and Fayette County, Pennsylvania.
Dates: ca. 1885-1980