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Kenneth Fones-Wolf, Historian, Research Papers Regarding Confederacy Supporters in Wheeling

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.5179

Overview

Research papers compiled by history professor Kenneth Fones-Wolf regarding his study of people who supported the Confederacy in Wheeling, (West) Virginia in 1861. Includes manuscript research notes and facsimiles of documents regarding prisoners of war; traitors; legislative petitions (topics include transportation, education, banking, temperance, and property); military service (including the Shriver Grays, a Confederate unit organized in Wheeling in 1861); religion; black newspapers and history; labor and socialism; and court records (includes marriages and naturalizations). Also includes material related to a class Dr. Fones-Wolf taught on these subjects.

Dates

  • 1819-2004, undated
  • Majority of material found within 1850s-1860s
  • Majority of material found within 2000-2004

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

1.25 Linear Feet (Summary: 1 ft. 3 in. (1 record carton))

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

5170, 5179
Title
Kenneth Fones-Wolf, Historian, Research Papers Regarding Confederacy Supporters in Wheeling, 1819-2004, undated
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Date
2013/07/18
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