Jackson, John J.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0054
Overview Papers of a livestock broker, farmer, and merchant of Mingo Flats, Randolph County, who was associated with John T. McGraw in the development of Marlinton and the purchase and sale of land, coal, and timber in neighboring Pocahontas County. There are some items of Civil War interest, while the bulk of the correspondence relates to the marketing of ginseng, beeswax, wool, venison, animal pelts, and farm machinery. There is significant correspondence relating to state politics and railroads....
Dates: ca. 1840-1900
Collection Number: A&M.1132
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of genealogical notes on a number of Virginia and West Virginia families. There are also lists of war pensioners, copies of county and parish records, historical news clippings on Virginia and West Virginia, one box of newsclippings and other material relating to Wood County history and a folder of John J. Jackson papers, 1837-1884. For a list, see inventory sheets.
Collection Number: A&M.1100
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of a loose leaf note book with Mrs. Johnson's articles on "Your Famous Forefathers," published serially, 1953-1954 in Hampshire Review; also clipping on early Parkersburg history.
Dates: 1913, 1932-1958
Collection Number: A&M.1422
Overview Aside from routine municipal affairs these journals contain material on the development of internal improvements in the Parkersburg, West Virginia, area like the Wheeling-Parkersburg struggle for the western terminus of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, the development of the Northwestern Virginia Railroad, and the demands for various river improvements. There are also a few references to Civil War military activities and the development of the oil industry in the Wood County area. Mayors...
Dates: 1826-1862, 1869-1874
Collection Number: A&M.0003
Overview Papers of Waitman T. Willey (1811-1900), lawyer, senator, and founding father of West Virginia. A resident of Monongalia County, Willey was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1850, the Secession Convention of 1861, the First Wheeling Convention of 1861, and the Constitutional Convention of 1871. He was U.S. Senator from the Restored Government of Virginia (1861-1863) and Senator from West Virginia (1863-1871). Includes several thousand pieces of incoming correspondence to Waitman T....