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Kanawha County Archives

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0145

Overview

Court case papers, 1779-1933, and county record books, 1806-1927. The bound volumes include private account and minute books of the Coal River and Kanawha Mining and Manufacturing Company (1852-1858) the Winifrede Mining and Manufacturing Company, (1850-1858), the steamboat CROCKETT (1836); a sawmill (1879); and general merchandise and salt accounts, 1822-1823, 1864-1865. A name and subject index to the case papers and a checklist of the bound volumes are available.

Dates

  • 1779-1933

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Part of this collection is stored offsite; microfilm is accessible onsite. Please make an appointment prior to visiting.

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

227 Linear Feet (Summary: 227 ft. (541 document cases, 5 in. each); (1 records carton, 15 in.); (3 ledgers, 4 1/2 in.); (1 oversize folder, 2 items); 373 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/

Related A&M Collections

58, 145
Title
Kanawha County Archives, 1779-1933
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