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Dille Family of Monongalia County (W.Va.), Financial, Legal, and Military Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3703
Overview Miscellaneous nineteenth-century financial, legal, and military materials chiefly related to the Dille, Dawson, and Evans families of Morgantown, Virginia (now West Virginia). Papers chiefly contain surveys of and land grants for Monongalia County, Virginia, from 1792 to 1875 (many of these are oversize), including plats sold to O.H. Dille in 1839 and 1875. There is also an oversized plan of Morgantown, Virginia, 1785-1824, showing deeds along the Monongahela River and Decker's Creek. Military...
Dates: 1785-1896; Majority of material found within 1816-1875

Marion Tapp, Genealogist, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0501
Overview The papers of a locally noted genealogist, Miss Marion E. Tapp, including family and local histories and articles about fraternal historical organizations such as the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Dates: 1940-1970

Thomas Ray Dille Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0171
Scope and Contents Papers of a Morgantown attorney, genealogist, and antiquarian. There are several series of office files relating to Dille's law practice, and extensive correspondence regarding his historical and genealogical studies. Families for which there are genealogical compilations include Dille, Ray, Stewart, McFarland, Tennant, David Evans, and John Evans. Monongalia County birth and death records; cemetery readings; copies of wills and indexes of will books; names in real estate and appraisement...
Dates: 1781-1948

Thomas Ray Dille Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0357
Scope and Contents Gift of the brothers and sisters of Thomas Ray Dille, lawyer, historian, and genealogist of Morgantown W.Va. This collection contains the family histories of the Dille, David Evans, and John Evans families, as well as the Ray, Stewart, McFarland, and Tennant families. Materials include five loose leaf volumes of cemetery records of Monongalia County; family records of Monongalia County, and family Bible records. Additional materials about the Forks of Cheat Baptist Church,...
Dates: ca. 1774-1939

Vaughn L. Kiger, Collector, Papers of Hale J. Posten, Law Professor

Collection Number: A&M.3922
Overview Personal papers of Hale J. Posten (1904-1983), of Morgantown, West Virginia. Posten graduated from West Virginia University, A.B. (1924) and L.L.B. (1926), and married Mary Eleanor Dill in 1936. He worked as a lawyer, served in the Air Force during World War II, and was president of WVU's Alumni Association from 1968-1969. He was released from active duty as a Lieutenant Commander in 1945. Collection includes photographs, correspondence, clippings, writings, and printed material. Subjects of...
Dates: 1905-1979, undated