Debar, Joseph Hubert Diss.
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1577
Scope and Contents Letters from West Virginia's first Commissioner of Immigration to Governor John J. Jacobs and the Board of Public Works. Letters deal with political intrigues for the commissionership, the dissemination of the “West Virginia Handbook and Immigration Guide,” and the publication of Diss Debar's “West Virginia Monitor and Real Estate Advertiser.”
Collection Number: A&M.4040
Overview Sketchbook of Joseph Hubert Diss Debar (1820-1905), a French-born American artist and the first commissioner of immigration for West Virginia. Sketchbook includes clipping of an article about Debar (1931) as well as artworks by Debar. Artworks include mostly pencil and pen sketches, as well as some watercolors. Most of his work is labeled with subject and year, and has been pasted into the sketchbook. Subjects are generally landscapes and portraits. Sections of the sketchbook include: "In...
Dates: 1832-1880s, 1931; Majority of material found within 1832-1880s
Collection Number: A&M.0963
Overview Papers of Lewis Maxwell, an attorney at Weston including primarily letters from clients concerning land in West Virginia, 1840-1859. Correspondents include J.H. Diss Debar, John S. Carlile, Matthew Edmiston, J.M. Bennett, and Benjamin H. Latrobe. Other subjects covered include railroad legislation and construction and the surfacing of the Weston-Clarksburg road.
Dates: 1825-1861, 1903