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U.S. Works Progress Administration, West Virginia Historic Records Survey, Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0046

Overview

Copies of records from each county in West Virginia gathered by the depression-era public records survey funded by the Works Progress Administration. Included are registers of births, marriages, deaths, wills, estate settlements, and land records. Transcriptions of county and circuit court minute and order books are included as well as cemetery readings and registers; church record surveys; mimeographed calendars of the papers of West Virginia governors; and American Imprint Inventory slips of the holdings of several West Virginia libraries. Material covers the years 1750-1939.

Dates

  • ca. 1930-1939

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

89.6 Linear Feet (Summary: 89 ft. 7 in. (215 document cases, 5 in. each); 299 reels of microfilm)

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
U.S. Works Progress Administration, West Virginia Historic Records Survey, Records, 1750-1939
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