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J.A. Earl, Compiler, Historical Sketches (Typescript)

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Collection Number: A&M.1140
Overview These historical sketches compiled by J.A. Earl include "The History of Methodism in West Union and Doddridge County, 1778-1958," "The Life of Joseph H. Diss Debar," and "A Biographical History of Schools and Education in Doddridge County, 1883" (on microfilm). Also includes "A Hundred Years of Doddridge County History," by Louis Edwin Jones.
Dates: ca. 1958

John B. McCormick Diary

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Collection Number: A&M.0232
Overview Diary of a Methodist Protestant Church itinerant minister in northwestern Virginia. The volume contains daily entries from 24 September 1859, through 6 February 1860. Also listed are the churches in his charge to 1868, including Laurel Lick, Harmony, Bethel, Harrisville circuit, Fairview, Sanko, and Middlebourne. Entries from 23 January to February 1860, are made in Washington County, Pennsylvania. On 2 September 1858, McCormick was received into the Western Virginia Conference and was assigned...
Dates: 1859-1860, 1868

John D. Martin Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1531
Overview Letters from John Ruff, Lexington, Virginia, to his son-in-law, John D. Martin, a Methodist clergyman stationed in Lewistown, Pennsylvania; Salem, Lewisburg, Front Royal and Leesburg, Virginia; and Baltimore, Maryland. Also one letter from Martin to his wife, Susan, dated Lewisburg, Virginia, 1841. Subjects include Methodism and meetings in the Lexington-Covington area, slavery controversy within the Methodist Church and in particular the Baltimore Conference, and farming in Lexington, Virginia.
Dates: 1839-1851

John Smith, Methodist Circuit Rider, Journal

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Collection Number: A&M.1717
Overview Journal of John Smith, Methodist circuit rider, concerning his work on the Greenbrier Circuit in West Virginia, 1787 and 1788; the Redstone Circuit in western Pennsylvania and western Virginia, 1786-1787; and the Holston Circuit in 1787. Smith preached Calvinist doctrines of unconditional election, reprobation, and perseverance. There is a typescript, "Greenbrier Circuit - Its First Year; 1787-1788," by the Reverend Lawrence Sherwood, based on the Smith journal.
Dates: 1786-1788, 1963

Kingwood Methodist Church, History and Baptismal Record

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Collection Number: A&M.1020
Overview A Brief History of Methodism in Kingwood and Vicinity from the Earliest Times to March, 1874, by W.C. Snodgrass. Also a typed Baptismal Record, dating between 1852 and 1896, listing dates and places of birth, parents' names, and officiating ministers.
Dates: ca. 1816-1896

Lovebury Travel Journal

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Collection Number: A&M.2931
Overview Written by an unidentified Protestant Episcopal minister as a record of his journey from Upper Marlboro, Maryland, to Randolph County, West Virginia, to inspect a parcel of land that he had acquired. Documents early West Virginia travel, accommodations, and religious practices. Specifically mentioned are Georgetown, Frederick Town, Harpers Ferry, Potomac River, Old Town, Fort Cumberland, Allegheny River, Morgantown, and Bath. Subjects include: Methodism, Baptists, the Episcopalian Church, the...
Dates: 1789

Lyman Stedman, Farmer and Politician, Diary

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Collection Number: A&M.2042
Overview Diary of Lyman Stedman (1824-1916), a farmer and former member of the House of Delegates, 1877, from Brown's Island, Hancock County. Entries concern farm operation, Republican political activities on the district and county level, comments on state and national organizations, floods on the Ohio River, steamboat and barge traffic, Hopedale School, Methodist Episcopal Church, railroad travel, circuses and fairs, taxes and land valuations, and Memorial Day.
Dates: 1880-1885

Martha Neville, Collector, Spruce Street United Methodist Church of Morgantown Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3828
Overview Records of the Spruce Street United Methodist Church of Morgantown, West Virginia. Includes directories and printed material (box 1, ca. 1965-2005), church bulletins (boxes 2-6; 1954-2009), and photographs and photo albums with many photos identified (boxes 6-8; ca. 1992-2007). There are also two kindergarten class photos (box 1; 1969, 1972) and a cassette sound recording of "Heritage Sunday" (box 1; 1997).
Dates: 1954-2009

Methodist Episcopal Church, Huntersville Circuit, Stewards Book

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Collection Number: A&M.1156
Overview Stewards book for the stewards of Huntersville Circuit, Baltimore Conference of the Methodist E. Church of the United States of in [sic] America. Book Second or No. 2. 1846. Original in keeping of recording Steward of the Huntersville Charge, Minniehaha, W. Va.
Dates: 1846-1852

Methodist Episcopal Church, Oakland District Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1839
Overview Handwritten journal of the Oakland District Conference, 1895-1910. The district includes Preston and Tucker counties in West Virginia, also western Maryland and bordering areas of Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1895-1910

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