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Clarence L. Musgrave Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1238

Scope and Contents

The papers of Clarence L. Musgrave, Fairmont mortician and editor, include family correspondence (1861-1936); photographs; account books of his father, Eli, and his grandfather Zebulon Musgrave; record books and correspondence pertaining to the operation of the Eli Musgrave & Sons funeral home and the "Fairmont Republican" (ca.1895-1898). Other materials include a ledger of the John Carlin Camp, No.8, Sons of Veterans, United States Army (1887-1894); a record book of the Ladies Aid Society of the First Methodist Episcopal Church, Fairmont (1901-1906); an account book of the estate of William Shaver (1860-1868); an account book of the Marion County Republican Executive Committee (1908-1910); membership and dues records of the Fairmont chapter of the Sons of the Revolution; and class notes from Fairmont State Normal School (1895).


  • Creation: 1839-1937


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No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

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1.7 Linear Feet (Summary: 1 ft. 8 in. (4 document cases, 5 in. each))

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:

Clarence L. Musgrave Papers, 1839-1937
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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