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Appalachian Coals, Inc., Fuel Engineering Conferences, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2030
Overview The collection consists of photostatic copies of correspondence and photographs on the Fuel Engineering Conferences held by Appalachian Coals, Inc., of Cincinnati, Ohio, a major bituminous coal sales agency.
Dates: 1935-1940

George McCandless Porter (1835-1864) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1821
Overview Letters written by a lawyer and businessman near Shanghai in Berkeley County to his sister Mary, who was residing in their father's home at New Cumberland, Virginia. There are also letters written from: Wellsburg Academy, 1849-1850; Washington College, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1851-1855; Cuba, 1857; New Orleans, 1857; and from Richmond, Virginia, 1858-1860. A diary includes entries from 1 January to 20 March 1864. Porter had business relations with firms in Pittsburgh concerning brick making,...
Dates: 1849-1864

Ira E. Robinson Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0155
Scope and Contents Some 270 letters, telegrams, and notes written to Robinson; the great majority of the items are by Stephen B. Elkins regarding the purchase of coal lands and the development of coal mining in the Cheat River Valley, Preston County, Masontown, Muddy Creek, Green Run, and Sandy Creek; political affairs in Taylor County are mentioned; also included are five letter books with some 2367 copies of letters sent by Ira E. Robinson and his nephew, Jed W. Robinson, relating to their law practice in...
Dates: 1898-1910

Rufus A. West, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0576
Scope and Contents Manuscript and printed material, and pictures collected by Rufus A. West, a Morgantown antiquarian and faculty member of the College of Engineering, West Virginia University. There are also a small number of Mr. West’s personal papers, consisting of letters concerning West Virginia University College of Engineering, Oak Grove Cemetery Association, and the Wesley Methodist Church, all of Morgantown, and business records of the Town Hill Service Station, owned by Mr. West. The main...
Dates: 1774; 1780; 1830-1952

Thomas W. Dixon, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1859
Scope and Contents Accounts of businesses and the Grange, in Alderson, W. Va. Include: Flash 1, 1872-1883, Alderson Presbyterian Church and Masonic Hall journal and day book. Flash 2, 1883-1887, cash book, bank account and journal, separate account for R. W. Gardner and R. J. Bell. Flash 3, 1897, 1898 day book record of fines and costs for cases listed as debits, rest of book is cash book listing people almost exclusively. Flash 4, in 4 parts, journal and ledger of Brights Mill, Alderson; in addition to standard...
Dates: 1872-1899

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