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Preston County Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0956

Overview

Papers from the Leroy Bucklew Museum in the Preston County, West Virginia, courthouse. The collection includes early papers relating to land, court cases, mills and furnaces, post offices, inns, mineral development, Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad Company, roads, the Virginia-Maryland boundary, and estate settlements. There are photographs of Preston County and Kingwood, and maps of Kingwood, Bruceton Mills, Rowlesburg, Manheim, and of Berkeley Springs, Morgan County. Also includes photographs of the Deakins Line surveying team. For photographs related to this collection, go to wvhistoryonview.org and search for this collection's four digit call number (otherwise known as an a&m number).

Dates

  • 1775-1918

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

2.6 Linear Feet (Summary: 2 ft. 7 1/4 in. (5 document cases, 5 in. each); (2 large flat storage boxes, 3 in. each); (1 folder, 1/4 in.); 1 reel 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/

Creator

Title
Preston County Papers, 1775-1918
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