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Matheny, H. E. (Herman Edmond), 1910-


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

H.E. Matheny, Collector and Compiler, Civil War Correspondence and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 1330
Scope and Contents Forty-nine letters of Ephraim W. Frost of Co J., 116th Reg, Ohio Vol Inf. Frost, who lived in Coolville, Ohio, near Parkersburg, was stationed at Moorefield, Martinsburg, near Romney, Winchester and Sleepy Creek in Morgan County, where his Reg. was guarding the B & O. The letters comment on fighting in the Shenandoah Valley in 1864 around Woodstock, mention of McNeill, Imboden, and Mosby, and contain much on camp life in the eastern panhandle area. Frost was wounded near Piedmont in May...
Dates: 1861-1865

H.E. Matheny, Collector and Compiler, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1391
Scope and Contents Published and unpublished manuscripts on episodes in West Virginia history; civil war history; hunting; and police protection in industrial plants. Letter of Gen. T.M. Harris concerning organizing and outfitting of troops, 1861; copies of newspaper articles by Gen. Harris concerning "the Sabbath question", 1876; Letters (typescript copies) of Pvt. James Z. McCausland's Brigade, 1863-1864 (7 items), on the Battle of Droop Mountain: fight at Dublin, picket duty around Warm Springs, Virginia;...
Dates: Various Dates

H.E. Matheny, Collector and Compiler, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1399
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter dated Mount Sterling, Ohio, March 25, 1947 from Dr. George B. Faber to William S. Ryan, concerning Dan Cunningham and the murder of Rev. Thomas P. Ryan.

Dates: 1961

H.E. Matheny Dulcimer Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0791

Papers, pamphlets, photos and sheet music collected by H.E. Matheny on the dulcimer and its place in world culture.

Dates: 1948-1977

Matheny-Stutler Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 2156
Overview Correspondence between H. E. Matheny and Boyd B. Stutler who were antiquarian collectors of West Virginia and authors on the local history of the state. The correspondence is primarily about West Virginia imprints and historical literature. There is much discussion of the following topics as they pertain to West Virginia: colloquial language, frontier and pioneers, post offices and postal service, crimes and criminals, the Civil War, early oil industry, and printers, printing and newspapers....
Dates: 1945-1969

Stiles Family Oil and Mining Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 0199
Overview Papers, maps, and photos of William C. Stiles and Samuel B. Stiles, developers associated with J.C. Rathbone and J.N. Camden in the oil industry of Wood County, in particular of the oil boom town of Volcano. Most of the papers are business correspondence, receipts and oil drilling records dealing with family owned business in Parkersburg and Volcano, namely the Zero Oil Company, the Power Oil Company, and the Jackson Land and Mining Company. There are family photographs, and records and...
Dates: 1837-1951

Volcano, Wood County Historical Records

Collection Number: A&M 1800

Material relating to Volcano, Wood County, the center of a booming oil industry, 1865-1879. Specifically mentioned is the Stiles Oil Company, owned by William Cooper Stiles, Jr. The collection consists of articles, photographs, court proceedings, correspondence, and record books.

Dates: 1857-1964

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Braxton County (W. Va.) 2
Civil War - raids and raiders. 2
Civil War -- letters 2
Civil War -- Camps and camp life 2