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Adolphus Debussey, Soldier, Civil War Letters

Collection Number: A&M.3296
Overview Civil War correspondence of the DeBussey brothers of Ravenswood, WV. There is a single letter each from John DeBussey and George DeBussey. John DeBussey served in the Confederate Army while George DeBussey served in the 2nd. WV Cavalry. Most of the letters are from Adolphus DeBussey who served in the 4th. WV Infantry as a musician. In his letters Adolphus documents the service of his regiment in the Kanawha Valley early in the war and in the Western Theater during the battles of Vicksburg,...
Dates: 1861-1998; Majority of material found in 1861-1866, 1870-1871

Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0104
Overview Personal and business papers of lawyer, U.S. Senator, circuit court judge, and first Governor of West Virginia, Arthur I. Boreman. Includes correspondence and legal and financial documents. Correspondence includes letters to and from Arthur's brother Jacob Boreman, as well as Francis H. Pierpont and George W. Summers. There are also letters and other documents relating to the taking and exchanging of hostages by the West Virginia government during the Civil War. See Scope and Content Note for...
Dates: 1861-1895, undated

Atkeson-Morgan Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3372
Scope and Contents Papers of John and Sarah Atkeson-Morgan documenting Atkeson-Morgan family history and the history of the Morgan home and farm in Putnam County, West Virginia for period ca. 1840-1900.Materials include Civil War papers; personal and business correspondence; legal documents; school compositions and poetry; one photograph; and invoices and receipts.Subjects include: personal business (such as health, travel, and courtship), farm business, hunting, education (particularly at...
Dates: 1833-1923; Majority of material found in 1850-1900

Cabell County Census Returns

Collection Number: A&M.0338
Overview Includes the following schedules: Dwelling houses, Families, Each person abiding in family, Age, Sex, color, profession, occupation of each male over 15, value of real estate owned, place of birth, Marriages within the year, School attendance within the year, persons over 20 unable to read or write, deaf and dumb, blind, insane, idiotic, pauper, convict.
Dates: 1850

Cabell County Land Records

Collection Number: A&M.2136
Overview A listing of survey fees showing the date of survey, name of person for whom survey was made, the number of acres, and the fee charged. For the period 1 July 1810 to 1 January 1821 there are notations of the number of surveys returned and the fees sent to William and Mary College. The second part of the volume lists land entries for the period, 1806-1833, showing date, name of owner, number of acres, warrant number, and page number for recording of entry.
Dates: 1806-1867

Cabell County Sheriff Summons

Collection Number: A&M.2724
Overview Summons from Sheriff of Cabell County, March 1, 1849, for John L. Baker to appear in court to testify regarding the case, Commonwealth of Virginia vs. John S. Miller.
Dates: 1849

County Highway Maps for West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.4479
Content Description Highway maps for the 55 counties of West Virginia created in 1937. They are in two tones (blue on white), in varying dimensions (including items in the range of 36 in. x 36 in. to 36 in. x 58 in., etc.), and scaled to 1 inch equaling 1 mile. Features indicated on the maps include: roads (US, primary state roads, secondary state roads); state, county, district, and corporate lines; railroads; streams; parks and forests; highway bridges; county seats; cities and villages; lodges; farms;...
Dates: 1937

Frederick B. Lambert, Collector and Compiler, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1244
Scope and Contents Historical and genealogical typescripts, clipping scrapbooks, copies of family and court records, and personal recollections of the Guyandotte Valley area of Cabell, Wayne, and Lincoln counties compiled by F.B. Lambert. Several typescripts deal with the religious institutions of the area, the development of road, river, and rail transportation, and the spread of education in the valley. Other materials deal with the frontier and Indian history of the Guyandotte country and the collection...
Dates: ca. 1819-1959

George Seldon Wallace (1871-1963) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1710
Overview Papers of a Huntington attorney, member of the West Virginia National Guard, 1909-1916, employee of the C.&O. Railway Company, president of the Union Bank and Trust Company of Huntington, president of the Ben Lomond Company, president of the Blackberry, Kentucky and West Virginia Coal and Coke Company, attorney for Central City, prosecuting attorney of Cabell County, 1905-1908, chairman of a county Democratic committee, and delegate to the Democratic National Convention, 1912. Wallace...
Dates: 1898-1963

Harry S. Laird, Engineer, Three Photo Albums Regarding Construction of Cheat Lake Dam and Railroads

Collection Number: A&M.3827
Overview Three photograph albums of Harry Snedden Laird (September 11, 1868-October 1, 1952), a civil engineer, and resident of Preston County, West Virginia (WV). They document dam and railroad construction projects. The first album contains 50 photographs, arranged chronologically (1912-1913). The photos record construction of Cheat Lake dam ("Cheat Haven"); subjects include: a coffer dam, a Baltimore and Ohio Railroad bridge, and turbine form construction. The album also contains an annotated...
Dates: 1910-1914

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