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Lightburn Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0292
Overview Letters, legal and land papers, tax receipts, and other papers of Benjamin, John F.C.L., Benjamin F.M.V. and J.A.J. Lightburn in Lewis County. Included are a pocket account book of the Lightburn Mill, 1836-1855; 32 items bearing on General J.A.J. Lightburn's Civil War activities, including correspondence, orders, and reports (including battle reports in connection with the Atlanta campaign, 3 items, June-July, 1864); correspondence between J.A.J. Lightburn and Soule & Co., relative to...
Dates: 1836-1935

Marshall County Farm Account Books and Soil Conservation Agreements

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Collection Number: A&M.4269
Scope and Contents Account books of farms, including the United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Cooperative Agreements for those farms, dated 1935-1937. The farms are located in the towns of Moundsville, Cameron, McMechen, and other Marshall County locations. The USDA's Soil conversation efforts were mandated by several federal laws passed in 1935 and 1936 in response both to the dangers erosion posed to American agriculture and to the financial hardships faced by farmers during the Great...
Dates: 1935-1937

Maxwell Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0010
Overview Papers of Hu Maxwell (1860-1927), historian, editor, and author of several county histories of West Virginia, along with papers and records of other family members. There are manuscripts of fiction, verse, and local history written by Maxwell, as well as a number of his manuscripts and publications dealing with forestry which were prepared while he was a member of the Forest Service of the United States Department of Agriculture. Maxwell kept a diary during the years 1901-1919 while residing in...
Dates: ca. 1845-1950, 2017; Majority of material found within ca. 1845-1950

McCoy Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0558
Overview Business correspondence and papers, including land grants and deeds, 1761-1881, surveys, wills, and account books of William McCoy, Sr. and Jr., of Pendleton County. There are papers on the administration of estates; management of property in Mercer, Pendleton, and Randolph counties, and in Augusta and Highland counties, Virginia, for absentee owners; and on farm operations. There is material on the Central Bank of Virginia at Staunton; the Moorefield and North Branch Turnpike Company; and on...
Dates: 1761-1903

Moses H. Crouch Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0746
Overview The business papers of Moses H. Crouch, a farmer and miller who lived near Huttonsville, Randolph County, West Virginia, in the nineteenth century. Chiefly contains receipts, deeds, promissory notes, and other financial and legal documents related to Crouch's business and property from the 1840s to the 1890s. Receipts and account information document the sale of dry goods and textiles, including meat, coffee, tobacco, sugar, tea, oatmeal, peaches, silk, thread, and chambray. Legal materials...
Dates: 1802-1899; Majority of material found within 1840-1899

Mother Jones Typescript Memoir

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Collection Number: A&M.2778
Overview Typescript memoir of the life of Mother Jones, entitled "Mother Jones: the Life Story of the Irish Immigrant Girl Who Became the Most Unique Character in the American Labor Movement, Living Past 100 Years," written by Lillie May Burgess of Hyattsville, Maryland, and copyrighted 8 February 1938. The manuscript is in two parts, several pages of which are missing. The first part (241pp.) is entitled "The Life Story of Mother Jones: American Labor's Joan of Arc," and is a narration of events in...
Dates: 1938

Nat T. Frame (1877-1948) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2631
Overview This collection consists of letters, pamphlets, reports and similar materials collected by Nat Terry Frame for use in preparing his history of West Virginia Agricultural Extension Work, entitled, WEST VIRGINIA AGRICULTURE AND RURAL LIFE. Subjects discussed in the work include regional development groups in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio; rural life and community development experiments of the 1930s; American Country Life Association ideology and activities; improvement of small farm...
Dates: 1914-1948

Nathan Ochs Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2163
Overview Papers of the Nathan Ochs family of Shelby and Jefferson County, Kentucky, document the family history from the late nineteenth century to the early twentieth century and chiefly concern his children. Letters from siblings Simon, Nathan Jr., and Sallie Ochs are written from Kentucky to their brother, Charles, in California between 1884 and the early 1900s. Topics chiefly include the weather, their farms (crops, animals, and farm workers), family news, and their mother's illness and death....
Dates: 1813-1970; Majority of material found in 1884-1924

National Grange Records of Foster R. Hardman of Lewis County

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Collection Number: A&M.4454
Scope and Contents Collection of material regarding the National Grange of member Foster Hardman of Horner, West Virginia in Lewis County. Includes a travelling gavel (with wooden case and rules for use), publications, and papers.box 1; folder 1; informational pamphlets; 1934, undated box 1; folder 2; directories; 1915-1920 box 1; folder 3; register and rosters; 1907-1931 box 1; folder 4; By-Laws; 1920, 1934 box 1; folder 5; annual sessions; 1932 box 1; folder 6; correspondence...
Dates: 1907-1934

Oscar Clemens Stine Interview Transcript

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Collection Number: A&M.2194
Overview A revised and indexed transcript copy of an interview with Dr. O.C. Stine, an expert in agricultural economics who was employed with the Department of Agriculture from the Progressive Era to that of the Fair Deal. Stine tells of his childhood on a farm in Jackson County, WV, his subsequent education in small town southeastern Ohio where his family moved, and his attendance and graduation from Ohio University with a bachelors in liberal arts and education. After teaching briefly on the secondary...
Dates: 1884-1951

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