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Carleton Custer Pierce (1877-1958) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1674
Overview Military records, business papers, and correspondence of a brigadier general, Kingwood attorney, state legislator, secretary of the West Virginia Horticultural Society, state adjutant general, and state Selective Service director. Other papers include a letter book, West Virginia National Guard, 1903-1907; state Selective Service memoranda, 1940-1947; and a "Historical Record of Selective Service in West Virginia." Other subjects include the Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad, Pierce's coal...
Dates: ca. 1840-1955

Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1199
Overview Papers of Judge Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) of Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, and papers of his grandson Wilson Lee Camden (1870-1958). Gideon D. Camden was a lawyer, Democratic politician, member of the Virginia Convention of 1850-1851, circuit judge, and state senator (1872-1876). His papers include correspondence, legal and business papers, surveys and plats, and printed material. Subjects include Virginia, West Virginia, and national politics; the railroad, oil, timber, and...
Dates: 1784-1958, undated

John Thomas McGraw (1856-1920) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0086
Overview Papers of a Grafton attorney who was a lawyer for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and prosecuting attorney of Taylor County, West Virginia, assistant to Governor J.B. Jackson, collector of internal revenue for West Virginia, and a member of the Democratic National Committee. There are case papers and letters pertaining to McGraw's law practice; records relating to the purchase, sale, and development of timber, coal, and oil lands; and records of his directorships in the Grafton and Greenbrier...
Dates: 1842-1927, 1948

Johnson Newlon Camden (1828-1908) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0007
Overview Correspondence, maps, business records and other papers of a U.S. Senator, Democratic politician, and promoter of the oil industry, railroads, and coal and timber resources of West Virginia. The papers regard Camden's purchase of land in the 1850s; his activities in oil production and refining, 1860-1875; his presidency of the Camden Consolidated Oil Company and the Baltimore United Oil Company; the affairs of the Stewart Brick Company of Parkersburg; the Virginia debt controversy; and his...
Dates: 1845-1908

Lewis Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0551
Overview Personal and business papers of the Lewis family, mainly of John D. (1800-1882), Charles C., Sr. (b.1839), and Charles C., Jr. (b.1865), of Kanawha County. For the period 1825-1875 there are papers of various members of the Ruffner, Dickinson, and Wilson families of West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Kansas, Missouri, and other states. The business papers relate to farming operations, the purchase and sale of slaves, salt manufacturing and trade, the Old Sweet Springs Company, coal, iron, oil,...
Dates: 1825-1936

William A. Jackson Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0660
Overview Papers and records of William A. Jackson (1865-1957), W.W. Smith, and J.G. Jackson, and of various businesses established by these men in Jane Lew. There are many papers of the firm of Jackson and Burnside, cattle dealers, relating to the shipping and sale of livestock to commission merchants in New Jersey, Baltimore, Maryland, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Also included are accounts and correspondence of: the West Virginia Christian Endeavor Society and papers commenting on Democratic...
Dates: 1892-1930

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Camden, Gideon D. (1805-1891) 3
Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916 3
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Alderson, J. D. (John Duffy), 1854-1910 1
American Aberdeen-Angus Breeders Association 1
Baltimore United Oil Company 1
Bennett, Jonathan M. 1
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 1
Camden Consolidated Oil Company 1
Camden, Wilson Lee. 1
Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878 1
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Chilton, William E. (William Edwin), 1858-1939 1
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Frelinghuysen, Frederick T. (Frederick Theodore), 1817-1885 1
Garrett, John W. 1
Gibbens, Alvaro F. (Alvaro Franklin), 1837- 1
Glasscock, Wm. E. (William Ellsworth), 1862-1925 1
Goff, Nathan, 1843-1920 1
Hall, Septimus. 1
Hallanan, Walter S. (Walter Simms), 1890-1962 1
Harkness, C.W. 1
Harkness, E.S. 1
Harkness, N.W. 1
Hersey, Lewis B. 1
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Jackson, J.B. 1
Jackson, J.G. 1
Jackson, J.J. 1
Jackson, William A. 1
Jackson, William A. (1865-1957) 1
Jacob, John Jeremiah. 1
Jane Lew High School Athletic Association 1
Kenna, John E. 1
Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 1
Lewis family 1
Lewis, Charles C. Jr. 1
Lewis, Charles C. Sr. 1
Lewis, John D. 1
Lewis, Virgil Anson, 1848-1912 1
Martin, Edward. 1
Mason, James M. II. 1
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McGraw, John Thomas (1856-1920) 1
McGraw, Rose. 1
Meadows, Clarence W. 1
Morgan, E.F. 1
Mount de Chantal Academy (Wheeling, W. Va.) 1
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 1
Oglebay, Earl W., 1849-1926 1
Ohley, William A. 1
Old Sweet Springs Company 1
Parkersburg-Buckhannon Oil and Gas Company 1
Patteson, Okey L. 1
Pierce, Carleton Custer. 1
Revercomb, Chapman, 1895- 1
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Ruffner, Andrew. 1
Ruffner, Daniel. 1
Ruffner, Joel. 1
Smith, W.W. 1
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Stewart Brick Company 1
Sturgiss, George C. 1
Sutherland, Howard 1
Thompson, William P. 1
United States National Guard - West Virginia. 1
United States. Bureau of Selective Service 1
United States. Congress. Senate 1
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West Virginia Christian Endeavor Society. 1
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