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Charles A. Julian, Collector, Historical Postcards of Wheeling

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Collection Number: A&M.3860
Overview Historical postcards and other material documenting the city of Wheeling, West Virginia. Includes ca. 600 postcards in two notebooks (each in its own box) of mostly photographic postcards recording views of Wheeling. Topics include Baltimore and Ohio Railroad depot, bridges, businesses, churches, flood of 1907, homes, hotels, ice skating, parks (Oglebay and Wheeling), roads, schools, steamships, street scenes (with automobiles, pedestrians, and trolleys), theaters, and wharf, among others....
Dates: 1905-1965; Majority of material found within 1905-1940

Charles James Faulkner (1806-1884), Facsimiles of Printed Material

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Collection Number: A&M.0993
Overview Facsimiles of printed material relating to Charles J. Faulkner (1806-1884), who was a Martinsburg attorney, Virginia legislator, member of Congress, and ambassador to France during the James Buchanan administration. Includes a printed circular relating to the opening of the Wheeling Bridge, 1849; an invitation to a public dinner given in honor of Charles J. Faulkner on 16 December 1852; and a printed message to the Democrats of Page County, Virginia from Faulkner (undated).
Dates: 1849-1852

Charles McCamic (1874-1956) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0939
Overview The office files of Charles McCamic of the law firm of McCamic and Clarke, Wheeling, West Virginia. McCamic was president of the Interstate Bridge Company; president and director of the Northeast Mississippi Oil Company; director of the Sehon-Stevenson Company; president and director of the American Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Company; and a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates in 1905. The files contain correspondence, case papers, and business reports of clients; also papers of the...
Dates: 1919-1956

David Goff Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0983
Scope and Contents Papers of David Goff (ca. 1804-1878) of Beverly, West Virginia, an attorney and land promoter for Harrison, Randolph, and Tucker Counties. Goff became prosecuting attorney in 1835, served as a Colonel in the Virginia militia in 1844, was superintendent of Randolph County schools in 1853, served as a member of the Virginia Assembly, and was a West Virginia State Senator from Randolph County (1875-1877). The papers include manuscript letters and other papers concerning land transactions, slave...
Dates: 1841-1878, 1901-1904

Edward E. Meredith Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1814
Overview Clippings, letters, broadsides, and articles written or collected by E.E. Meredith, author of the newspaper column, "Do You Remember," which appeared in the Fairmont TIMES-WEST VIRGINIAN. There are: copies of theatre programs, 1917-1919; electoral tickets, 1860, 1864; a proclamation by George B. McClellan, commanding the Department of the Ohio, 1861; and an open letter, "Monongahela River Bridge Underwriting Syndicate Managers," concerning the construction of the million-dollar bridge in...
Dates: 1817-1954

Emory L. Kemp Papers Regarding Industrial History

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Collection Number: A&M.4230
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials from Dr. Emory L. Kemp’s career of researching, documenting, and preserving historic structures. Kemp was a practicing civil engineer from 1952-1959, then taught civil engineering, historic preservation, and the history of technology from 1962-2003 at West Virginia University. He served as an expert consultant for the preservation of many historic engineering structures, including bridges, waterways, and mills. He also published regularly and remained active...
Dates: 1735-2020

Frank Duff McEnteer, Engineer, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3751
Overview Personal and professional papers of Frank Duff McEnteer, a consulting engineer in Clarksburg, West Virginia who pioneered the use of reinforced concrete for the construction of buildings and bridges. His legacy as an engineer includes the design and construction of many bridges in West Virginia and other locations. This collection includes series of personal and family papers (boxes 1-10), business papers (boxes 11-18), professional papers (boxes 19-22), photographs (boxes 22-25), blueprints...
Dates: ca. 1891-1992

Harvey W. Harmer (1865-1961) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1686
Overview Correspondence, speeches, essays, clippings, and account books of a Clarksburg lawyer, Republican state senator, and Harrison County local historian. Subjects include the history of Clarksburg and Shinnston; the Progressive Movement, women's suffrage, and prohibition in West Virginia; West Virginia Wesleyan College; West Virginia Historical Society; Methodism in Harrison County and the state; Methodist missions in Korea, China, India, the Philippines, and the United States; gristmills and...
Dates: 1842-1961

Holmes Moss Alexander (1906-1985) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1372
Overview Correspondence, literary manuscripts, photographs, and miscellaneous material of a newspaper columnist, political analyst, biographer, novelist, short story writer, and gentleman farmer. The papers are primarily concerned with Alexander's literary and publishing activities. Other subjects include Alexander's interest in livestock raising, a proposed birth control law, and motion picture censorship in Maryland. Correspondents include Styles Bridges, Richard A. Chase, Joseph S. Clark, Thomas J....
Dates: 1929-1970

Linda Blake, Collector, Wheeling Suspension Bridge Sesquicentennial Medal

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Collection Number: A&M.3885
Overview Commemorative medal celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the creation of the Wheeling Suspension Bridge.
Dates: 1999

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