Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1490
Scope and Contents Collection contains histories of the Hardin, Iglehart, Kincheloe, Waters, Wickliffe, and allied families such as Neal, Logan, Foley, Lewis, Peadro, Phelps, Monroe, Dils, McQuilkin, and others. Collection also includes Jones' correspondence relating to the above genealogies and some newspaper clippings.
Collection Number: A&M.0301
Overview Papers, photos, pamphlets and postcards of a prominent Morgantown attorney, financier and businessman, James Rogers Moreland. Included are drafts of books and articles by James R. Moreland about local and family history, in particular "Early Iron Industry in Cheat Mountains" and "My Father Another Country Lawyer." There are family histories and records about the Finnicum, Hawthorne, Huston, Lewis, Lyle, Moreland and Rogers families. There are also many items of World War I that especially...
Collection Number: A&M.0551
Overview Personal and business papers of the Lewis family, mainly of John D. (1800-1882), Charles C., Sr. (b.1839), and Charles C., Jr. (b.1865), of Kanawha County. For the period 1825-1875 there are papers of various members of the Ruffner, Dickinson, and Wilson families of West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Kansas, Missouri, and other states. The business papers relate to farming operations, the purchase and sale of slaves, salt manufacturing and trade, the Old Sweet Springs Company, coal, iron, oil,...
Collection Number: A&M.1914
Overview Collection is chiefly composed of genealogical materials compiled by Ruffner R. Payne. It contains various types of genealogical information for different West Virginia families from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. Documents include charts, notes, letters, certificates, pamphlets, narrative histories, and legal documents, and date from 1805 to 1943. Materials are loosely arranged in alphabetical order by family name and vary in number and format for each family. Families for whom...
Collection Number: A&M.2368
Overview Newspaper articles of historical and genealogical interest by Scotland G. Highland, compiled and published in magazine form as the Third and Fourth Annual Christmas Plea, 1926 and 1927. Each of the pleas contains information about the Lewis, Smith, Highland, Fulton, Patton, Maxwell, Moore, Gore, Reynolds, Post, and Haymond families. Each Plea also contains an appeal for the abolition of capital punishment.
Collection Number: A&M.2587
Scope and Contents Transcriptions of six Revolutionary War pension applications from the Mason County Order Book 1828-1833. Also contains geologies from Mason County families, including the Somerville, Edwards, Lemaster, Lewis, Long, etc. Contains numerous obituaries from Mason County. Several articles and newspaper clippings written about Mason County topics including the Battle of Point Pleasant, Presbyterian Church (Point Pleasant), the Silver Bridge Disaster, etc.
Collection Number: A&M.2304
Overview Papers of Walter Dix Lewis (1891-1958), a carpenter and facilities worker, and Osie Grose Lewis (1891-1979), his wife, of Morgantown, West Virginia. The collection is divided into six series: Series 1. Letters, 1908, 1923, 1934-1979 and undated; Series 2. Diaries, 1927-1957; Series 3. Cards, 1940, 1951-1979 and undated; Series 4. Financial and Legal Materials, 1927-1978; Series 5. Family Material, 1960-1974 and undated; and Series 6. Printed Material, 1931-1977 and undated. Collection also...
Dates: 1908, 1923-1979 and undated; Majority of material found in 1940s-1970s and undated
Collection Number: A&M.3816
Overview Papers of the Lewis family of Monongalia and Nicholas counties, West Virginia. Includes correspondence (postcards, telegrams, letters), photographs, pay slips, sound recordings, motion pictures, and miscellaneous items. See Historical Note and Scope and Content Note for more information.
Dates: 1908-2006 and undated
Collection Number: A&M.2135
Overview Papers relating to the Wilson, Lewis, and Ruffner families of Prince Edward County, Virginia, Kanawha County, [West] Virginia, St. Charles County, Missouri, and Fairfield County, Ohio. Correspondence between Nathaniel V. Wilson and Dr. Goodridge Wilson, concerning land purchases, preparation for the settlement of the family, care of livestock, employment of slaves, salt making and marketing, and the market price of salt. Other members of the family migrated to St. Charles County, Missouri, and...