Papers of John and Sarah Atkeson-Morgan documenting Atkeson-Morgan family history and the history of the Morgan home and farm in Putnam County, West Virginia for period ca. 1840-1900. Materials include Civil War papers; personal and business correspondence; legal documents; school compositions and poetry; one photograph; and invoices and receipts. Subjects include: personal business (such as health, travel, and courtship), farm business, hunting, education (particularly at Barboursville College), and steamboat travel (including the vessels 'Active' and 'Chesapeake'), among others. Individuals who are prominent in the collection include: John Morgan, Sr., John Morgan, Jr., James 'Jim' Morgan, Semantha Atkeson-Morgan, John Beale, James Beale, Samuel Moore, Thomas Atkeson Morgan, Rembrandt Morgan, Albert Sidney Morgan, Anna Jackson, Thomas Atkeson, and Virginia Wells. West Virginia and Virginia locations of significance to the family include: Walnut Grove, Kanawha County; Point Pleasant; Kanawha Court House; Buffalo, Putnam County; Poca or Poca Bottom; Pocatalico or Pocatalico Bottom; Mount Jackson; Gallipolis, Raymond City, Putnam County; Barboursville; Winfield; Charleston; Rio, Hardy and Hampshire Counties; Orkney Springs; Edge Hill, Virginia; Lewisburg; Letart; Huntington; and Fowlers, Brooke County. Other states of interest include: New York, Ohio, Indiana, and Washington, D.C.