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Washington, George, 1732-1799


Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Anita Buchanan Speers, Historian, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1338
Overview Correspondence, typescripts, notes, clippings, photographs, and printed material of a local historian and promoter of patriotic societies from Berkeley Springs. Many of the papers pertain to the local history of the eastern panhandle. Subjects include the town of Bath (Berkeley Springs); James Rumsey; George Washington; Porte Crayon (David Hunter Strother); Washington Bicentennial; National Flag Day; D.A.R.; and American Indian Day. One of the clippings scrapbooks includes a photo of West...
Dates: ca. 1916-1957

George Washington Facsimiles

Collection Number: A&M 1819

Five sheets of facsimiles, including the following: Washington's appointment as Commander in Chief of the Army of the United Colonies, June 19, 1775. Washington's acceptance of the Commission Oath of Allegiance at Valley Forge, 1778 Letter to Col. Nicholas [sic], May 22, 1882 Inaugural Address, April 30, 1789 "Farewell Address," 1796.

Dates: 1775-1796

George Washington Land Survey and Plat (Copy)

Collection Number: A&M 0442

Photostat copy of a land survey and plat for 587 acres on the Ohio River, made for George Washington.

Dates: 1773

George Washington Land Survey (Copy)

Collection Number: A&M 0443

Photograph of a land survey made by George Washington for Benjamin Phipps of four hundred acres "on the North River of Cacapehon".

Dates: 1750

Historical Document Facsimiles

Collection Number: A&M 2727

Originals and facsimiles of sixteen documents, newspapers, magazines, letters, and similar materials. Included are photostats of letters from George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and Abraham Lincoln, a reprint of a Lincoln speech, photostat of Albert Einstein's original manuscript on relativity, as well as various issues of newspapers describing important events in American history. Content dates from 1508-1954.

Dates: 1865-1954

Mary E. Heironimus, Collector, Records regarding George Washington and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 3484
Overview Contains material regarding George Washington and the Washington family, including the order book of the 8th U.S. Regiment stationed at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1799-1800); typescript regarding Harewood, residence of Washington's brother (undated); New York Times article regarding observation of Washington's birthday (1862); and material regarding the genealogy of the Washington family (1891-1931). Also contains receipt for purchase of slave (1864); genealogy regarding the Forrest family...
Dates: 1799-2014

Minnie Kendall Lowther Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0740
Overview M.K. Lowther (1869-1947) was a journalist and one of the first women newspaper editors in West Virginia. She was the author of the HISTORY OF RITCHIE COUNTY; BLENNERHASSETT ISLAND IN ROMANCE AND TRAGEDY; FRIENDSHIP HILL, HOME OF ALBERT GALLATIN; MARSHALL HALL AND OTHER POTOMAC POINTS IN STORY AND PICTURE; and MT. VERNON: ITS CHILDREN, ITS ROMANCES, ITS ALLIED FAMILIES AND MANSIONS. There are complete and incomplete typescripts, rough drafts, revisions, photographs and plates of her books....
Dates: 1907-1945

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

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

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers Regarding General Joseph A.J. Lightburn and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 1379

Materials collected by Roy Bird Cook regarding General Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn. Includes letters sent to Dr. Bird regarding General Lightburn and the Lightburn family, newspaper clippings regarding Lightburn and the Civil War in West Virginia, two maps, a pamphlet, and other material. See the "Historical Note" for further information about General Lightburn.

Dates: 1774-1960; Majority of material found within 1939-1960

Sue Proctor Miller, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0886
Scope and Contents

Photostat copies of personal letters written in French by and concerning the early development of the Ohio Valley area. Many letters are relating to the Charles Lisez family, including letters, 1863-1865, of Charles Lisez, Jr., a prisoner of war at Fort Delaware, Maryland. The letters have not been translated.

Photostat of a map of George Washington and Albert Gallatin lands in present Jackson and Mason counties.

Dates: 1830-1866

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Women's history -- 1929-1950 3
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Kanawha Valley. 2
Ohio River Valley 2
Women's history -- 1850-1899 2
Women's history -- 1951-present 2
Academies and Institutes. 1
Accounting 1
Atlanta (Ga.) 1
Authors -- Letters and papers 1
Baptists 1
Berkeley County (W. Va.) 1
Berkeley Springs (W. Va.) 1
Blennerhassett Island (W. Va.) 1
Bridges -- West Virginia 1
Cemeteries -- Oak Grove Cemetery 1
Civil War -- Fort Delaware 1
Civil War - West Virginia 4th Infantry. 1
Civil War -- Kanawha Valley, W. Va. 1
Civil War battles - Atlanta. 1
Civil War battles - Kennesaw Mountain. 1
Civil War battles. 1
Diaries 1
Family histories. 1
Flag Day 1
Fortification -- West Virginia 1
Freemasons 1
Friendship Hill National Historic Site (Pa.) 1
Grafton (W. Va.) 1
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) 1
Indians of North America 1
Inventors and inventions. 1
Jefferson County. 1
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 1
Kanawha River Valley (W. Va.) 1
Kennesaw Mountain (Ga.) 1
Land. 1
Lewis County (W. Va.) 1
Lewis County. 1
Maryland 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 1
Morgan County (W. Va.) 1
Mother's Day 1
Mount Vernon (Va.) 1
Mt. Vernon. 1
Native American Heritage Day 1
Ohio 1
Ohio River Valley -- History 1
Pennsylvania 1
Pharmacy -- History 1
Philippi, Battle of, Philippi, W. Va., 1861 1
Potomac River Valley 1
Railroads -- West Virginia 1
Revolutionary War. 1
Ritchie County (W. Va.) 1
Rivers -- West Virginia 1
Rivers and river valleys. 1
Roads -- West Virginia 1
Salt industry and trade - West Virginia. 1
Schools 1
Slavery -- West Virginia 1
Slaves and slavery. 1
Steamboats 1
Toll roads -- West Virginia 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans 1
Valleys -- West Virginia 1
Virginia 1
Washington (D.C.) 1
Washington Bicentennial. 1
West Virginia 1
West Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 1
West Virginia - Church history. 1
West Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Weston (W. Va.) 1
Women's history -- 1800-1849 1
Women's history -- Pre-1800 1
Wood County (W. Va.) 1
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