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Faulkner, Charles James, 1806-1884

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charles James Faulkner (1806-1884), Facsimiles of Printed Material

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0993
Overview Facsimiles of printed material relating to Charles J. Faulkner (1806-1884), who was a Martinsburg attorney, Virginia legislator, member of Congress, and ambassador to France during the James Buchanan administration. Includes a printed circular relating to the opening of the Wheeling Bridge, 1849; an invitation to a public dinner given in honor of Charles J. Faulkner on 16 December 1852; and a printed message to the Democrats of Page County, Virginia from Faulkner (undated).
Dates: 1849-1852

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers

 Collection
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