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West Virginia War History Commission, World War II Maps from Office of Civilian Defense

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0103

Scope and Contents

Maps of West Virginia prepared or used by the Office of Civilian Defense during World War II and preserved by the West Virginia War History Commission.

Contains the following maps:

1. Base Map State of West Virginia (2 copies)

2. City of Fairmont, West Virginia

3. Road Map of Marion County West Virginia

4. Map of West Virginia showing county boundaries (2 copies)

5. Map of West Virginia showing primary state roads

7. Map of Hancock County

Dates

  • 1928-1946

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.

Biographical / Historical

The Office of Civilian Defense was created in May 1941 to coordinate federal and state measures for the protection of civilians in the case of war, to maintain civilian morale, and to encourage civilian volunteer in the office's efforts.

The West Virginia War History Commission was organized in 1943 to collect and preserve a record of the activities of West Virginia and her citizens during World War II.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (Summary: 1 in. (1 oversize folder))

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/

Related A&M Collections

103, 109, 1705
Title
West Virginia War History Commission, World War II Maps from Office of Civilian Defense, 1928-1946
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