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Vaughn L. Kiger, Collector, Historical Material

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3052

Scope and Contents

Furlough and discharge documents of Civil War soldier and Morgantown native, Private Charles B. Shisler, of the 6th West Virginia Cavalry, Company A. The documents contain routine information such as age, height, and prior occupation. Also a land indenture and power of attorney conveyance for the Nicholas B. Madera and John Burris plots of Morgantown; and an issue (vol. 1, no. 11) of the Monongalia Farmer of 1834 March 1 in which there is a preface to a biography of Hon. David Crocket.

There are also about 70 miscellaneous rolled items (ca. 1930-1990) consisting of: material related to West Virginia, including mainly historical and topographical maps; plats, architectural drawings, and aerial photographs in connection with Kiger's work as a realtor in Morgantown; and illustrative promtional material for the film "Battle of Britain" of 1969.

Dates

  • 1820-1864, 1930-1990

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Extent

1.4 Linear Feet (Summary: 1 ft. 5 in. (1 oversize folder, 6 items); (1 oversize records carton, 17 in.))

Overview

Furlough and discharge documents of Civil War soldier and Morgantown native, Private Charles B. Shisler, of the 6th West Virginia Cavalry, Company A. The documents contain routine information such as age, height, and prior occupation. Also a land indenture and power of attorney conveyance for the Nicholas B. Madera and John Burris plots of Morgantown; and an issue (vol. 1, no. 11) of the Monongalia Farmer of 1834 March 1 in which there is a preface to a biography of Hon. David Crocket. There are also about 70 miscellaneous rolled items (ca. 1930-1990) consisting of maps and other material related to West Virginia. See scope and content note for details.

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/

Creator

Title
Vaughn L. Kiger, Collector, Historical Material, 1820-1864, 1930-1990
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536