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Samuel T. Wiley (1850-1905) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1842


Letters, notebooks, scrapbooks, diaries, manuscripts, and memorabilia of a secondary schoolteacher in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, and Preston County, and an author and local historian of Preston and Monongalia counties in West Virginia. The collection includes notes on history, orthography, new method arithmetic, two teachers report books of 1872-1885 and 1879-1880, teachers' certificates, a Wiley family genealogy, manuscripts on slavery, Odd Fellowship, public schools, after-dinner speeches, history of the United States, short stories, assorted sayings and aphorisms, notes for a history of Fayette County, Pennsylvania, a biographical sketch of Wiley and copies from his diaries and works, and an autograph book and information on Monongahela College at Jefferson, Pennsylvania.


  • Creation: 1872-1905


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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.


0.8 Linear Feet (Summary: 10 in. (2 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:

Separated Materials

Separated to the map collection:

1. Geological Map of the United States; 1872; 16 1/2 in. x 34 in.

2. Geological Map of York County Pennsylvania; 1879; 21 in. x 26 in.

3. Map Showing Various Purchases From the Delaware River to the Ohio; ca. 1800; 6 in. x 9 in.

4. Map of the United States Showing States and Territories; ca. 1887; 11 in. x 13 1/2 in.

5. Map of West Virginia Showing State Routes and the More Important County-District Roads; ca. 1931; 22 in. x 24 1/2 in.

Samuel T. Wiley (1850-1905) Papers, 1872-1905
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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