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Terry Burton, Collector, Ogden House Collection

Collection Number: A&M.4267

Scope and Contents

Collection of photocopies of papers relating to Dr. Presley B. Ogden and family of Fairmont and their home located at 500 Ogden Avenue, Fairmont, WV. Includes photocopies of letters between Ogden family members (especially Herschel C. Ogden, later the owner of the Wheeling Intelligencer newspaper), receipts for druggists and other retailers, and copies of deeds. Also included are materials gathered by Terry Burton, a later owner of the home, in an effort to research the building's history. These items include a newspaper article requesting information on the house, a letter from a woman who used to know the Ogdens, photographs of the house taken in 1921 and 1993, and an Ogden family genealogy. This collection is minimally processed.


  • 1886-1997


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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.


.25 Linear Feet (2 1/2 in. (1 document case))

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