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Monongalia County Historical Records

Collection Number: A&M 3582

Scope and Contents

Collection of records mostly relating to the history of Monongalia County, West Virginia. Over 300 historical photographs in this collection are available through the "digital material" link.

Series include:
1) American Bicentennial Records;
2) Artifacts;
3) Books;
4) Burial Records of Monongalia County Servicemen;
5) Church Records;
6) Club Records;
7) Coal Industry Records;
8) Education Records;
9) Genealogy Records;
10) General Store Records;
11) Hospital Auxiliary Scrapbooks;
12) Journal of Dr. J.T. Krepps;
13) Land Records;
14) Maps;
15) Mill Records;
16) Monongalia County 175th Anniversary Records;
17) Monongalia County Bicentennial Records;
18) Morgantown Historical Records;
19) Nursing Education Records;
20) Papers--John Camp;
21) Papers--Pixler Family;
22) Papers--Josiah Robe;
23) Papers--Shively Family;
24) Papers--E.M. Steel;
25) Papers--Eldon B. Tucker;
26) Papers--Dr. A.H. VanLandingham;
27) Photographs;
28) Publications;
29) Scrapbook of Cordella Donley;
30) Scrapbook of Taylor County;
31) Scrapbook of Harriet Williams;
32) Subject Files; and
33) West Virginia University Records.


  • Creation: 1792-1982
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1878-1976

Language of Materials


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 see the Permissions and Copyright page on the West Virginia and Regional History Center website.


43.7 Linear Feet (43 ft. 8 in. (75 document cases, 5 in. each); (8 document cases, 2 1/2 in. each); (11 flat storage boxes, 3 in. each); (3 index card boxes, 12 in. each); (4 record cartons, 15 in. each))

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:

Separated Materials

To Books: 1) 'Hymns for the use of The Methodist Episcopal Church' by John Wesley, Charles Wesley, and others; 1850. 2) 'Directory of the Monongahela and Youghiogheny Valleys' by George H. Thurston; 1859. 3) 'History of Nursing' by Luella J. Morison and Anna C. Fegan, 1914. 4) 'The History of Nursing in West Virginia' by Mary E. Reid, 1954. 5) 'Flat Glass' by Arthur E. Fowle, 1924. 6) 'Wheeling Glass' by Josephine Jefferson, 1947. 7) 'First Book of Glass' by Sam and Beryl Epstein, 1955. 8) 'Steuben Glass' by James S. Plaut, 1972. 9) 'Development of the Locomotive' by Central Steel Company, 1925.

To Pamphlets: 1) Imprint catalogs from McLain Printing Company of Parsons, West Virginia.

To Rare Signatures, A&M 435: 1) Land Grant dated 1792/09/17 from Henry Lee of Richmond, Virginia to Philip Shiveley. 2) Land Grant dated 1859/01/01 from Henry Wise of Richmond, Virginia to Michael Shively.

Monongalia County Historical Records, 1792-1982
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Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

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