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James R. Moreland (1879-1955) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1146

Scope and Contents

Family papers of Alexander Smith, Charles Edgar Brown, and Joseph Moreland; correspondence; materials relating to local history and Moreland's civic, social, religious, and professional activities.

Typescript on the Union in West Virginia Coal Fields; a bound typescript on the History of the Various Courts of Monongalia County; and abstracts and legal papers of the Connellsville Basin Coke Company.

Material also includes plats and maps relating to the residential and commercial development of Morgantown, the coal and gas fields in the Monongalia County area; and railways in the vicinity.

Collection contains the memorandum book, 1849-1850, of John Rogers, Morgantown sawmill operator. (For detailed listing, see inventory sheet.)


  • Creation: 1809-1948


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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 see the Permissions and Copyright page on the West Virginia and Regional History Center website.


1.6 Linear Feet (Summary: 1 ft. 7 in. (3 document cases, 5 in. each); (1 folder, 1/2 in.); (1 large flat storage box, 3 1/2 in.); (1 ledger, 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