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Monongalia Historical Society Records

Collection Number: A&M.0722

Scope and Contents

Records regarding the history of Monongalia County, West Virginia.

Boxes 1-14 contain: clippings and miscellaneous printed materials relating to Monongalia county history; genealogical compilations and correspondence relating to the genealogy of Monongalia county families, prepared by Thomas Ray Dille; business correspondence of the society, 1924-1927; correspondence and records of the West Virginia Historical Society, ca. 1925-1931; miscellaneous court records, family letters and other manuscripts relating to Monongalia County, ca. 1827-1910; and various Civil Works Administration forms and records for Monongalia County, 1933-1935. Included are photographs and miscellaneous issues of newspapers.

Box 15 contains artifacts: a United States Flag with 46 stars (ca. 1908-1912) and a "spoon from the kit of Hauk, M.D. [sic] used by him during [the] Crimean War" (ca. 1853-1856).


  • 1827-1935
  • Majority of material found within 1925-1935


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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.


5.8 Linear Feet (Summary: 5 ft. 9 1/2 in. (13 document cases, 5 in. each); (1 small flat storage box, 3 in.); (1 flat storage box, 1 1/2 in.))

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:

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Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US