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Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Calendar of Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M.1523


Calendar of personal correspondence of Judge Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) of Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia. Camden was a lawyer, Democratic politician, member of the Virginia Convention of 1850-1851, circuit judge, and state senator (1872-1876). The calendar covers 1785-1860 and includes correspondence from this period in A&M 1188, 1199, 1221, and 1276. The cards contain the date, writer, addresses, description of contents and description and location of the document. There is also a survey of the letters by group, tally of letters based on geographic distribution, a Camden chronology, and brief biographical sketches of the subject.


  • 1961


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Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.


0.7 Linear Feet (Summary: 7 1/2 in. (1 document case, 2 1/2 in.); (1 card catalog drawer, 5 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:

Related A&M Collections

1188, 1199, 1221, 1260, 1276, 1495, 1517, 1523, 1868
Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Calendar of Correspondence, 1961
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Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US