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Bayles Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0779
Overview Correspondence and genealogical notes of John C. Bayles of Morgantown relating to the histories of the Bayles, Vandervort and other Monongalia County families. Also included are materials on the history of West Virginia University buildings and the department of buildings and grounds, compiled by Mr. Bayles; originals and copies of wills, deeds, and land surveys in Monongalia County; an account book for general merchandise, Monongalia County, 1857-1859; newspaper clippings; photographs; a Civil...
Dates: 1827-1945

G. Harry Bayles Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0820
Overview Correspondence with the American Museum of Natural History, 1934-1952, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Circumnavigator's Club, 1943-1954, and Richard T. Wiley, the historian, at Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, 1933-1937. Also includes a 34-page travel account of Greece, Crete, and Egypt (1936-1937), materials on Tecumseh (the Shawnee Chief), Monongalia County history, West Virginia University history, and Bayles and Vandervort genealogy. Also includes labeled wood samples from Casa...
Dates: ca. 1890-1955

John C. Bayles, Compiler, Genealogies

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Collection Number: A&M.0186
Overview Six volumes contain family genealogies as compiled by John C. Bayles in the 1930s and 1940s. There is one volume for each of the following families--Bayles, Breakiron, Davis, Hawker, Reed, and Vandervort--and each volume contains an index for individuals in the related families. Box 1 contains the genealogy of the Frederick and Katherine Breakiron family, originally of Germany, from the 1780s to the 1930s; the Jehu and Eunice Painter Davis family, originally from New Jersey, from the early 19th...
Dates: 1935-1950

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