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Steamboats Records

Collection Number: A&M.1406

Scope and Contents

Letters of a West Virginia River Captain to his daughter, 1877-1885; papers of Captain Edward B. Cooper, 1879-1891, Master of the Steamer Sonoma operating between Ravenswood and Parkersburg; bills of lading and miscellaneous papers, 1891-1930, 1955; log book of the Steamer Victor, 1932, operating out of Ashland, Kentucky for the Ashland Oil Company; and a log book of the Steamer Greenbrier, 1939, operating on the Ohio and Kanawha rivers.


  • 1877-1939


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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.


0.25 Linear Feet (Summary: 3 in. (1 small flat storage box))

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