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David R. Preston Diary

Collection Number: A&M.2133
Overview Manuscript diary of David R. Preston, Presbyterian minister and missionary assigned to Pensacola, Florida, and St. Charles, Missouri, 1828-1829, containing information on the number of missionaries and regularly assigned ministers of the Presbyterian, Methodist, and Episcopal churches in the areas, the number of church services held, attendance and interest of the congregations, organization of Bible classes, and Sunday schools. Preston also preached to black congregations and comments on their...
Dates: 1828-1829

Ebenezer Wilson Patton Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0537
Overview Genealogical data, a letter, and other papers of the Ebenezer Wilson Patton family of Clarksburg, West Virginia, documenting Patton family history and Clarksburg in the 1870s. Genealogical material includes two family records that list births, deaths, and marriages from 1729 to 1879. The letter from Ebenezer Patton to M. L. Paullus of Greenfield, Indiana, describes conditions in Clarksburg in 1872. Topics include Patton's recent return to West Virginia, starting a general store and the state of...
Dates: 1869-1879

Frank A. Johnson, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1170
Overview Account book of Matthew Wallace, a Mill Point, West Virginia, physician, containing notes, a list of medical books, and the medical account of George B. Moffett; sentiment book of Anna McNeel Wallace, 1883-1886; and typescript copies of a sermon and journals, 1786-1788, of John Smith, a Methodist circuit rider, pertaining to his labors on the Greenbrier, Redstone, and Holston circuits.
Dates: 1786-1886

Frederick B. Lambert, Collector and Compiler, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1281
Scope and Contents Historical and genealogical notebooks, notes on census reports, cemetery readings, newspaper history, copies of church and school records, notes on slavery, newspaper clipping scrapbooks, and correspondence.
Dates: 1905-1959

Gary Weiner, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3038
Overview Autograph book (1872-87) of Jennie Robinson of Clarksburg with inscriptions from her friends. A letter from Martha Perry of Staunton, VA (1 March 1888) to Jennie Robinson of Clarksburg, WV congratulating her on her upcoming wedding. Letters from the Neale family, relatives of Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson. A letter from Thomas Neale of Parkersburg (6 June 1833) to Lewis Maxwell of Lewis County inquiring about Thomas Jackson and his brother. A letter from W. R. Neale at Mossy Creek, TN (23...
Dates: 1773-1938

George Couchman Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1184
Overview Papers of a Berkeley County, West Virginia, farmer and his descendants. Included are the estate papers of Nicholas Stroyer and business and legal papers of George, Henry J., Benjamin S. and Harman L. Couchman. There is the correspondence of Adrian W. Lamon, John W. Marshall, J. Marshall Neel, the Reverend A.A.P Neel of Shepherdstown (colportage agent of the Baltimore Conference M.E. Church South), Professor J. Wilbur Neel of Romney, and various members of the Couchman and Neel families. The...
Dates: 1765-1935

George H. McGrew Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1622
Overview Correspondence, sermons, religious writings, and accounts of a graduate of Wesleyan University and Harvard Law School, Methodist missionary to India (ca.1876-1885), and son of Representative James Clark McGrew of Kingwood. Subjects include West Virginia politics; social activities in Kingwood; conditions in the Indian mission field; nautical improvements tested at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, 1879; Northwestern University; and the Republican National Convention of 1880.
Dates: 1865-1885

Harrison Hagans (1796-1867) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0012
Overview Papers of the Hagans family of Preston County, West Virginia, including Harrison, Elisha, George M., Henry C., John Marshall, Zer Hagans, and others. There are letters, invoices, account books, advertisements, and other business records pertaining to family business enterprises including several general merchandise stores and outlets in western Pennsylvania and Maryland, and at Brandonville, Kingwood, Greenville, and Palatine, West Virginia. There are several postal records from Harrison...
Dates: 1810-1895

Harvey W. Harmer (1865-1961) Papers

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

Hazel Run Baptist Church Ledger

Collection Number: A&M.1778
Overview The Hazel Run Baptist Church minute book with the church's covenant, minutes of meetings and lists of newly baptized members, 1856-74. The Hazel Run Baptist Church later became part of the nearby Hopewell Baptist Church, both located in Preston County. The Hopewell Baptist Church ran Sunday School classes (1883-95) of the combined Baptist and Methodist congregations (the Hopewell Union Church Sunday School) and included are class attendance records. The Hopewell Baptist Church records (1906-86)...
Dates: 1856-1985

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