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John A. Preston, Attorney and Politician, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3114


Correspondence, financial records, and insurance papers of Lewisburg attorney and politician, John A. Preston. Much of the collection deals with the 1901 fire at the Lewisburg Female Institute, for which Preston was a trustee and secretary-treasurer. Related A&M collections include those of Preston relatives, John J. Davis, John J. D. Preston, and Samuel Price as well as the Roy Bird Cook Collection.


  • Creation: 1880-1909


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0.1 Linear Feet (Summary: 1 in. (2 folders))

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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:

John A. Preston, Attorney and Politician, Papers, 1880-1909
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Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US