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Catherine C. Burke, Collector, Business Letterheads, Postcards, And Other Material Regarding Clarksburg, W. Va.

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3572

Scope and Contents

Collection of material related to Clarksburg and Bridgeport, West Virginia, including:

1) Public records, including court appointments, summons, and a case (12 items, 1804-1852).

Public records includes several manuscripts regarding the Thomas Jonathan Jackson ("Stonewall") family of Harrison County, including government appointments, court papers, and letters (1802-1834). There is also a request for a writ from Waitman Willey of Morgantown to the Clerk of Supreme Court of Law in Harrison County referencing Nathan Goff, a prominent businessman and banker in Harrison County (undated).

2) Advertising card for Mme. Ulman's Parlors (1 item, ca. 1910-1920).

3) Letterheads for businesses and services, including agricultural supplies, amusements (billiards, motion pictures, theaters, vaudeville), automobile repair shops, banks, beauty parlors, clothes, contractors, food manufacturing (candy, macaroni, and flour mill), greenhouse, grocers, hardware, home furnishings, jewelers, laundry, pharmacies, photography studios, and restaurants (89 items, ca. 1900-1930).

4) Postcards of Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad depot, banks, bird's eye views, buildings, churches, hospitals, industry, (chemical, glass, pottery, tin), schools, and streets (39 regular postcards, 8 small ones, ca. 1910-1930).

5) Newspaper entitled "Harrison County Whig, And Western Virginia Advertiser" (1 item; 8-3-1843).

Dates

  • 1804-1930
  • Majority of material found in 1910-1930

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

0.1 Linear Feet (Summary: 1 in. (3 folders))

Overview

Collection of material related to Clarksburg and Bridgeport, West Virginia. Includes 1) public records, including court appointments, summons, and a case (12 items, 1804-1852); 2) advertising card for Mme. Ulman's Parlors (1 item, ca. 1910-1920); 3) letterheads for businesses and services, including agricultural supplies, automobile repair shops, banks, restaurants, etc. (89 items, ca. 1900-1930); 4) postcards (39 regular postcards, 8 small ones, ca. 1910-1930); and 5) copy of newspaper titled "Harrison County Whig, And Western Virginia Advertiser" (1 item; 8-3-1843). For photographs related to this collection, go to wvhistoryonview.org and search for this collection's four digit call number (otherwise known as an a&m number).

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/
Title
Catherine C. Burke, Collector, Business Letterheads, Postcards, And Other Material Regarding Clarksburg, W. Va., 1804-1930
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