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Carpenter, Charles, 1889-1975


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Carpenter (1889-1975) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2471

Correspondence and manuscripts of articles by Grafton resident Charles Carpenter (1889-1975), a historian, writer, and collector of West Virginia memorabilia. The collection also contains a brief genealogy of the Haymond family and an incomplete Upshur County, West Virginia court record book of 1853-1856.

Dates: 1853-1860

Charles Carpenter, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0057
Scope and Contents Manuscript and printed materials relating to the development of railroads in West Virginia, including contracts, letters, wage agreements, monthly situation reports, construction profiles, maps, and speeches. Most of these pertain to the business of the Coal and Coke Railroad Co., Elkins W.Va. Railroad companies represented include Baltimore and Ohio; Charleston, Clendenin and Sutton; Coal and Coke; Greenbrier, Cheat and Elk; Hampshire Southern; Nicholas, Fayette, and Greenbrier; Roaring...
Dates: 1892-1938

Charles Carpenter, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1773
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks maintained by Charles Carpenter, Grafton, between 1939-1963. Subjects include descriptions of libraries, book and manuscript collections, museums, rare and unusual books, magazines, book reviews, newspapers, and advertisements for books. There are items as early as 1838, 1875, 1898, 1905, 1917, but the mass of the collection is in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. Recurrent topics include book...
Dates: 1829-1963

Charles Carpenter, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2106
Scope and Contents

One notebook used by Mr. Carpenter while he was writing “History of American Schoolbooks.” Collection also includes 4 notebooks and 14 small scrapbooks containing notes and clippings about William McGuffey and the McGuffey readers. Also included is a small tabloid newspaper and a letter to Reverend Ira Sherman from William McGuffey, November 5, 1847.

Dates: 1847-1965

Charles Carpenter, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2119
Scope and Contents This collection includes court case papers and exhibits from Taylor & Harrison Counties; deeds; title abstracts; one land grant; a coal lease for mining & stripping; one letter; and a genealogy chart for the Morgan family. The names of persons and organizations in this collection include Powell, Reuben, Henry, Benjamin, Burr & Grandison; Bayley, Charlotte; Baley, William, Newton, Payton & James; Roe, James & Jane; Cather, John...
Dates: 1813-1950

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Authors -- Letters and papers 3
Coal mining - Strip mining. 2
Genealogy 2
Land. 2
Railroads 2