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Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0009
Overview Papers of Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) of Monongalia and Marion Counties, West Virginia, who served as governor of the Restored Government of Virginia during the Civil War. Includes manuscripts, typescripts, printed materials, and photocopies consisting of genealogies, correspondence, college essays, speeches, official messages, articles prepared for newspapers, legal documents, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and ephemera. Topics include Pierpont's education; his career as governor of the...
Dates: 1811-1949, undated; Majority of material found within 1860-1899

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1561
Overview Papers collected by Roy Bird Cook, a Lewis County native and Charleston pharmacist, who in his role as historian, researcher, and author, was a pioneering and effective advocate for the preservation of West Virginia history. This collection includes the papers he collected in connection with his research, including documentation of the Civil War in West Virginia, Stonewall Jackson and his family, and genealogy of North Central West Virginia, among other topics. Materials include letters and...
Dates: 1679-1984, undated; Majority of material found within 1840-1960

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers Regarding General Joseph A.J. Lightburn and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.1379
Overview Materials collected by Roy Bird Cook regarding General Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn. Includes letters sent to Dr. Bird regarding General Lightburn and the Lightburn family, newspaper clippings regarding Lightburn and the Civil War in West Virginia, two maps, a pamphlet, and other material. See the "Historical Note" for further information about General Lightburn.
Dates: 1774-1960; Majority of material found within 1939-1960

William Starke Rosecrans (1818-1898) Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.1943
Overview Correspondence of a Civil War general who had business interests in the Cannel Coal Company, Coal River Navigation Company, James River and Kanawha Company, and the Western Oil Company. Subjects include coal, oil, iron and steel; improvements on the Kanawha, Coal, and Ohio rivers; English investments in the Cannel Coal Company and the Winifrede Mining & Manufacturing Company; and timber prices. Civil War correspondence includes letters from Francis H. Pierpont and General Jacob D. Cox....
Dates: 1841-1879

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