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Ellison Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2484
Overview The correspondence, wills, deeds, receipts, recipes, remedies, and genealogy, of the Ellison-Dunlap Petrie families of Monroe County. The letters discuss family and business matters, slaves, the Civil War, and settlement of some family members in Kansas. There are papers about land and farming, including surveys, deeds, memos, and accounts as well as correspondence and printed material about the WVU Agricultural Extension Service. There are ledgers for Han Creek Mill and an account book of...
Dates: 1819-1977

William Earle Rumsey, Entomologist and Photographer, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2935
Scope and Contents Papers of William Rumsey, WVU Agricultural Experiment Station entomologist and photographer. Initial acquisition includes correspondence from a friend at Cornell University, Rumsey's student essays and diaries (1880-1925) and family photographs. There are also glass plate negatives, and lantern slides of West Virginia University subjects, and other subjects as well.Addendum of 2017-07-19; boxes 13-14 and oversize folders 1 and 2; ca....
Dates: ca. 1806-1961; Majority of material found within 1880-1937

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