Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 61 - 70 of 180

James Howard Patterson Diaries

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2866
Overview Eleven years of diaries of James Howard Patterson, a Glen Roy, Ohio, teacher. Describes weather, daily school routines and lessons, and general affairs of his personal and social life. Diaries are for years 1904, 1911, 1913, 1921, 1926, 1928, 1929, 1931, 1938, and 1944.
Dates: 1904-1944

James William Kuykendall Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1180
Overview Papers of a land surveyor from Hardy County include family and business correspondence, 1888-1926; letters from George Benson Kuykendall on family genealogy, 1911-1914; Kuykendall's correspondence as a member of the county board of education, 1908-1915; account books, diaries, surveying notes, Sunday school class book, 1876-1923; and plats, surveys, and deeds of land in the Hardy-Grant County area.
Dates: 1765-1926

J.B.F. Yoak, Jr., Collector, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1759
Overview Histories and recollections of churches, schools, and early settlers in Mercer, Wayne, Jackson, and Lewis counties, by W.M. King. Communities or areas covered include Athens, Wayne, Cow Run, Antioch, Cherry Grove, and Smith Run. There is also an article on Aracoma Lodge, No.99, A.F. and A.M.
Dates: n.d.

Jenkins Family Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0790
Overview Miscellaneous family papers of John E. Jenkins, Albright, relating to Preston County, West Virginia. Included are correspondence and genealogies of Preston County families and papers dealing with education and churches in the county. Bound volumes include a minute book, "Regimental Courts of Enquiry," for the One Hundred Fourth Regiment, Virginia Militia, later the Twenty-fourth Regiment, West Virginia Militia, 1836-1866; and a minute book of the Brandonville and Terra Alta Telephone Company,...
Dates: 1832-1951

Jesse Stuart, Author, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3347
Scope and Contents Letters, books, clippings, biographical and literary articles, and other papers regarding Appalachian poet and author, Jesse Stuart, gathered by family friend, Maryan Dahmer. There are over 90 letters from Stuart to Dahmer, dating from 1966 to 1976, which discuss travel, speaking engagements, publishers, opinions of authors and scholars, teaching, personal matters, etc. The collection also includes a large number of Stuart's books, many of which are first editions inscribed to Dahmer, as well...
Dates: 1934-1982

John Lewis Cole Poem

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3000
Overview John Lewis Cole was a librarian in West Virginia in the late nineteenth century. Collection consists of a sixteen-page narrative poem, "The Old Fayette School-House," written by J. L. Cole in December 1891. The text of the poem is typed, but it is accompanied by hand-drawn illustrations.
Dates: 1891

John Rogers (1786-1864) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0504
Scope and Contents Letters to and from John Rogers of Morgantown concerning his business affairs; subjects of the letters include the Morgantown Bridge Company, building an academy in Morgantown, the North West Turnpike, stage routes between Morgantown and Uniontown, salt, wool, carding, the purchase of machinery for the manufacture of woolen goods, plow points, and negroes. Correspondents include John Hoye, J. M. Mason, George Calmes, John R. Cooke, George White, J. A. Stein, and G. Faber and Sons.
Dates: 1823 - 1852

John Rogers (1786-1864) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0005
Scope and Contents This collection embraces business letters, bills, receipts, notes, orders, checks, and personal correspondence of John Rogers, who was a pioneer merchant and iron manufacturer in Monongalia County, Virginia, during the first half of the nineteenth century.
Dates: 1777-1857

Jolliff Family Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3241
Overview Collection consists of photographs, publications, letters, and newspaper clippings regarding the Jolliff and Watson families. Jolliff family history is highlighted in photocopies of the publication, Family Record and Genealogy of the Jolliff Family, From the Year 1760 to 1878 Inclusive by Oliver P. Jolliff and James S. Watson (1878). A photocopy of the Journal of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Encampment, Department of West Virginia, Grand Army of the Republic, Wheeling, West Virginia, May 19th, 20th...
Dates: 1878-1954

Joseph and Henry Bennett Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1731
Overview Letters of Henry and Joseph Bennett concerning travel by sea from New York to Chagres, Panama, overland across Panama and by ship to San Francisco in 1851. Letters from California, 1852-1853, discuss arrival of immigrants; employment conditions and wages; gambling and social life in San Francisco; investment opportunities; conditions in the gold mines; travel by steamboat to Hangtown (Placerville); churches; crime; Indians; mining profits; cost of land; ranching; blacksmith and plough shop in...
Dates: 1849-1923

Filtered By

  • Subject: Education X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Education 115
Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 82
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 44
Account books 34
Politics and government. 28
∨ more
Universities and colleges 24
Morgantown (W. Va.) 22
Land. 17
Monongalia County (W. Va.) 16
Diaries and journals. 15
Education -- West Virginia 15
Rivers and river valleys. 15
Taxation 15
Church buildings 14
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 14
Teachers 13
Authors -- Letters and papers 12
Frontier and pioneer life 12
Women's history -- 1850-1899 12
Slaves and slavery. 10
Women's history -- 1900-1929 10
Genealogy 9
African Americans -- Education (Higher) 8
Elections 8
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) 8
Lumber trade 8
Missionaries 8
Travel accounts. 8
Turnpikes. SEE ALSO Roads. 8
Women's history -- 1929-1950 8
World War II. 8
Coal mining. 7
Court records 7
Farms and farming. 7
Kingwood (W. Va.) 7
Marion County (W. Va.) 7
Mills and mill-work 7
Monongalia County - schools. 7
Schools 7
Transportation 7
Women's history -- 1951-present 7
World War, 1914-1918 7
Agriculture 6
Fairmont. 6
Floods 6
General stores 6
Indians of North America 6
Iron furnaces and iron industry. 6
Preston County (W. Va.) 6
Statehood politics -- West Virginia 6
Women -- Education 6
Academies (Private schools) 5
African Americans - Schools for Freedmen. 5
Birth, marriage, and death records. 5
Builders and contractors. 5
Charleston. 5
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 5
Medicine. SEE ALSO Folk medicine. 5
New Deal, 1933-1939 5
Roads. SEE ALSO Turnpikes. 5
Surveyors and surveying. 5
Taverns (Inns) 5
Women 5
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 4
Clarksburg (W. Va.) 4
Europe 4
Gas industry 4
Lawyers - letters and papers. 4
Ohio 4
Ohio River 4
Parkersburg (W. Va.) 4
Petroleum industry and trade 4
Railroads 4
Randolph County (W. Va.) 4
Religion. SEE ALSO Churches. 4
Salt industry and trade 4
Steamboats 4
Teachers' letters and papers. 4
Women's history -- 1800-1849 4
Women's history -- Education and arts 4
Women's schools. 4
Art and artists 3
Barboursville (W. Va.) 3
California 3
Churches -- Methodist Episcopal 3
Churches -- West Virginia -- Preston County 3
Civil War -- Camps and camp life 3
Estate settlements. 3
Greenbrier County (W. Va.) 3
Hardy County (W. Va.) 3
Harrison County (W. Va.) 3
Hospitals and sanitariums. 3
Hotels 3
Jefferson County (W. Va.) 3
Judges - letters and papers. 3
Justices of the peace 3
Labor organization. SEE ALSO Coal mining - labor 3
Lewis County. 3
Livestock 3
Maps. 3
∧ less
 
Names
West Virginia University 13
Ambler, Charles Henry, 1876-1957 7
Storer College 7
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 6
West Virginia. Legislature 6
∨ more
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 4
Glenville State College 4
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 4
Mollohan, Robert H. 4
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 4
Weston State Hospital 4
American Federation of Labor 3
Barbe, Waitman, 1864-1925 3
Bittner, Van A. (Van Amberg), 1885-1949 3
Byrd, Robert C. 3
Concord College (Athens, W. Va.) 3
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 3
Democratic Party (U.S.) 3
Edmiston, Andrew. 3
Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911 3
Green, William. 3
Halbritter, R. Doyne 3
Holt, Homer Adams, 1898-1975 3
Lambert, Fred B., 1873-1967 3
McDonald, Henry Temple, 1872-1951 3
Meadows, Clarence W. 3
Moore, Arch A., Jr. (Arch Alfred), 1923-2015 3
Preston, Rev. David. 3
Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 3
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 3
Revercomb, Chapman, 1895- 3
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 3
Seckar, Alvena, 1916-2012 3
Trent, William Woodson. 3
Watson family 3
West Virginia Labor Federation, AFL-CIO 3
West Virginia State College (Institute, W. Va.) 3
West Virginia University. College of Education 3
Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900 3
AFL-CIO 2
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 2
American Colonization Society 2
Andrews, Volney. 2
Armstrong, Glenn. 2
Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 2
Baldwin, Robert D. (1891-1982) 2
Barnes family 2
Barron, W. W. 2
Bethany College (Bethany, W. Va.) 2
Biaggi, Mario 2
Bluefield State College 2
Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986 2
Boyle, William M. 2
Boyle, William M. Jr. 2
Brewster, J.M. 2
Brown, Cliff. 2
Buckman, Cecil G. 2
Burnside, Maurice Gwinn, 1902-1991 2
Butler, Paul M. (Paul Mulholland), 1905-1961 2
Cairnes, Tom. 2
Carey, James B. 2
Carroll, James H. 2
Carter, E.A. 2
Chapman, Berlin B., 1900-1995 2
Clark, Robert. 2
Cochran, Nathaniel. 2
Cox, John Harrington, 1863-1945 2
Curtis, Silas, 1804- 2
Dandridge, Danske, 1858-1914 2
Daniels, Jonathan. 2
Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 2
Dawson, D. Boone. 2
Dawson, William M.O. 2
Day, George T. 2
Debar, Joseph Hubert Diss. 2
Doddridge, Philip, 1773-1832 2
Eccles, Mariner S. 2
Ellis, Hubert S. 2
Fairmont State College (Fairmont, W. Va.) 2
Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869 2
Fleming family 2
Fleming, Benjamin. 2
Fleming, Thurston Worth. 2
Funkhouser, Raymond J. 2
Goff, Nathan, 1843-1920 2
Goodnight, Cloyd 2
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 2
Haywood, Allan S., 1888-1953 2
Hedrick, Erland H. 2
Hillman, Sidney, 1887-1946 2
Holt, Helen Louise Froelich, 1913-2015 2
Hubbard family 2
Hubbard, C. D. (Chester Dorman), 1814-1891 2
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 2
Hutchings, Paul R. 2
Johnson, George W. 2
Kee, John, 1874-1951 2
Kee, Maude Elizabeth, 1895-1975 2
Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 2
Landis, James M. 2
∧ less