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William E. Arnett and Family Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 3371


Photocopy facsimile of scrapbook documenting the William E. Arnett, Sr. and family (11' x16'). Includes family history manuscripts, photographs, letters, newspaper clippings, church documents, ephemera of the Second National Bank of Morgantown, a land deed citing John and Louisa Huffman as grantors of Lot 83 to grantee Arnett, Sr. (1891), and obituaries for Arnett, Sr. and his wife, Iva. There is a manuscript narrative history of the Arnett family, and a family tree. Photographs are of Arnett, Sr. and family, including mostly candid group shots, as well as a few formal portraits of individuals and the family. Family events are recorded in letters from Arnett, Sr. to his children, while his business and political life are reported in the newspaper clippings. Church documents include programs, bulletins, and newsletters mentioning Arnett, Sr. and his wife, Iva. There are church programs celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of Wesley Methodist Church of Morgantown, as well as two photographs of the exterior of the church. William E. Arnett, Sr. (1866-1950) was a life-long resident of Monongalia County, West Virginia. He was a partner of the wholesale feed business, Kinkaid and Arnett. He also served as City Recorder for Morgantown, member of the City Council, President of the County Court, and as a member of the Board of Education. He was also active as a board member of the Wesley Methodist Church in Morgantown.


  • Creation: ca. 1890-1950


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Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please see the Permissions and Copyright page on the West Virginia and Regional History Center website.


0.2 Linear Feet (Summary: 2 in. (photocopies))

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:

William E. Arnett and Family Scrapbook, ca. 1890-1950
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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