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St. John's Academy (Petersburg, W. Va.) Records

Collection Number: A&M 3766


Records regarding St. John's Academy of Petersburg, West Virginia. St. John's Academy was founded by Dr. Arthur E. Krause to provide a four-year high school education for students in Grant, Hardy, and Pendleton counties. St. John's opened in 1921 and closed in 1933. An associated Junior College opened in 1931 and closed in 1933. Records include historical information concerning St. John's Academy and Dr. Krause; news clippings; alumni records; 15 issues of The Mountain Ripple, the Academy's school paper; programs; photographs; and other material (including a pennant).


  • Creation: 1925-1989


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0.3 Linear Feet (Summary: 4 in. (1 document case, 2 1/2 in.; 1 large flat storage box, 1 1/2 in.))

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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:

St. John's Academy (Petersburg, W. Va.) Records, 1925-1989
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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