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Collection Number: A&M.2910
Overview Papers pertaining to local history as recalled by residents of the Clinton District, Monongalia County, West Virginia. Includes: genealogies; lists of schools, teachers, students, churches, and community leaders (beginning with the first settlers, no date and incomplete); descriptions of agricultural practices, use of the Clinton grain mill, social events, and lifestyles. Also includes a research paper by Margaret Little, (n.d.), documenting the pig iron industry, ca. 1840-1858, in north and...
Dates: ca. 1930-1994
Collection Number: A&M.0027
Overview Letters to Thomas McBee and members of the McBee family in Monongalia County, West Virginia, from relatives in the Baird, Corns, England, and Noel families of Sharpsburg, Virginia*, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1859-1896. There are also several letters to Thomas and Elizabeth Price of Clinton Furnace, Monongalia County, 1873-1896; as well as subscription lists for the building of the "Union" meeting and schoolhouse, 1830, and for a school to be taught by William Price on the J. Barnes...
Collection Number: A&M.0845
Overview A tax book of Monongalia County, 1855, and an estate appraisement of John Fairfax for personal property at the Glades, and Cheat Farm, Monongalia County. The appraisement refers to the sale of eleven slaves. There are: two lists of delinquent taxpayers; scrip from the Gladesville Furnace, 1877; and a list of the hands at Clinton (Furnace).
Collection Number: A&M.0025
Overview Letters sent to Z.T. McBee and members of his immediate family at Clinton Furnace in Monongalia County, mainly from Jackson Steele of Kansas, concerning crops, business conditions, and prices.