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Martin Judy Family Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 3798

Scope and Contents

Collection of photographs, artifacts, and correspondence relating to the Martin Judy (1831-1885) and Christena Harper Judy (1831-1912) family of Judy Gap, Pendleton County, West Virginia. Subjects of photographs include Martin and Christena Judy, their children, and a few relatives. Most subjects are identified. Artifacts include a scarf, quilt, toy calf, creamer, dish, jewelry box, and cowbell. Correspondence includes memory books and sympathy cards for the deaths of Isom P. Judy and his son, Dennis McClellan "Jack" Judy. Typescript notes describing the history of most of the artifacts are in the control folder.

For home movies of the Judy family, see A&M 3823.

Dates

  • ca. 1857-2012
  • Majority of material found in ca. 1890-1986

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

Extent

7.3 Linear Feet (Summary: 7 ft., 3 1/2 in. (2 document cases, 2 1/2 in. each); (1 roll storage box, 4 in. x 4 in. x 48 in.); (1 small flat storage box, 4 1/2 in.); (1 small flat storage box, 3 1/2 in.); (1 flat storage box, 5 in.); (2 large flat storage boxes, 3 in.); (1 large flat storage box, 3 1/2 in.); (1 wooden chest, 12 in.))

Overview

Collection of photographs, artifacts, and correspondence relating to the Martin Judy (1831-1885) and Christena Harper Judy (1831-1912) family of Judy Gap, Pendleton County, West Virginia. Subjects of photographs include Martin and Christena Judy, their children, and a few relatives. Most subjects are identified. Artifacts include a scarf, quilt, toy calf, creamer, dish, jewelry box, and cowbell. Correspondence includes memory books and sympathy cards for the deaths of Isom P. Judy and his son, Dennis McClellan "Jack" Judy. Typescript notes describing the history of most of the artifacts are in the control folder. Also includes crayon portraits of Annie C. Tingler Judy and her son Harness Judy, and a bible owned by Gertrude May Bodkin Judy. For more details, see the Scope and Content note below.

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
Martin Judy Family Papers, ca. 1857-2012
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Date
2011/10/13
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