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David H. Sutton, Compiler, Photographs Regarding Helvetia, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 3706


Photographs and research papers regarding Helvetia, West Virginia. Most of the collection consists of photographs. Subjects of the photographs include residents, activities, and locations, the majority of which date from the early twentieth century (1900-1920). There are group portraits of families, school children, and others, including shots of hunters, timber workers, and residents with musical instruments, among others. Special events recorded by the photographs include weddings, festivals and other occasions. Photographs of Helvetia buildings (including houses, barns, and general store / post office), local landscape, and nearby towns are also included. Research papers concern the indentification of the photographs as well as the history of the town. Families documented by the collection include Aegerter, Burkey, Anderegg, Asper, Huber, Kuenzler, Marti, Metzner/Metzener, Teuscher, and Zumbach, among others.


  • Creation: ca. 1880-2000
  • Creation: Majority of material found within ca. 1900-1920


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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.


1.7 Linear Feet (1 ft. 8 in. (3 document cases, 5 in. each); (2 document cases, 2 1/2 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:


David H. Sutton, Compiler, Photographs Regarding Helvetia, West Virginia, ca. 1880-2000
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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