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Lucy Clark Wise Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2607
Overview Correspondence, bills, and miscellaneous papers of Lucy Clark Wise, a student of Concord Normal School and teacher in Summers County, West Virginia. Subjects covered include: boyfriends, family news, and regulations at Concord Normal School with respect to female students.
Dates: 1884-1922

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

Lynn Hastings Monongalia County Schools and Local History (Typescript)

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Collection Number: A&M.1375
Overview "Monongalia County Schools and Local History, 1864-1960," compiled by Lynn Hastings, includes lists of various county and school officials, rosters of teachers and students, and organizational data of the school system.
Dates: 1864-1960

Marion County School Records

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Collection Number: A&M.0452
Overview Report of J.N. Prickett, secretary of the Houltown Sunday School, 30 August 1868; a monthly report of the Mount Harmony School, 1877; a term report of the Boothsville School, 1879; and registers from various schools, 1871-1881, showing pupils' names, attendance records, teachers' salaries, books used, and number of students studying various subjects.
Dates: 1868-1881

Marshall County Archives

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Collection Number: A&M.1672
Overview County and circuit clerks records, arranged chronologically. Records for the years 1835-1857, include bonds of ministers, tavern operators, ordinaries, ferries, and county officials; estate settlements; records pertaining to road, bridge, and public building; records of the overseer of the poor; school commissioners' and surveyors' appointments; and lists of county officials. Records for 1863-1874 include county supervisors' records; records of the Fairmont and Wheeling Turnpike; and muster...
Dates: 1831-1948

Martha Bratton Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.2930
Overview Bratton was born, ca.1838, and lived in the town of Millboro Springs, Bath County, Virginia, where she married Townley Cauthorn, ca.1860. Correspondence is to Martha from other women friends, dealing with courtship, marriage, education, and domestic life Some are letters from Virginians pioneering in Illinois and Missouri, detailing the hardships of their new lives; and others are love letters from suitors.
Dates: 1854-1894

Maxwell Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0010
Overview Papers of Hu Maxwell (1860-1927), historian, editor, and author of several county histories of West Virginia, along with papers and records of other family members. There are manuscripts of fiction, verse, and local history written by Maxwell, as well as a number of his manuscripts and publications dealing with forestry which were prepared while he was a member of the Forest Service of the United States Department of Agriculture. Maxwell kept a diary during the years 1901-1919 while residing in...
Dates: ca. 1845-1950, 2017; Majority of material found within ca. 1845-1950

McNeill Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0134
Overview Papers, mainly of Daniel and Daniel R. McNeill, stock dealers and mill owners of Hardy County. The early correspondence relates to the purchase and sale of livestock and the driving of herds to markets in the east. There is correspondence from members of the family in the vicinity of Chillicothe, Ohio, relating farm and market conditions and commenting on travel from Hardy County to Ohio. There are also references to river traffic on the Scioto and Ohio rivers and to the quantity of merchandise...
Dates: 1770-1929

Mercer County History

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Collection Number: A&M.2307
Overview An unpublished history of Mercer County, WV, prepared as part of the WPA Writers Project. Subjects include: the economy, geography, early life, and customs, religion, commerce and industry, transportation, education, government and public administration, cultural and social advances and historic sites.
Dates: ca. 1700-1935

Monongalia Academy Minute Book

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Collection Number: A&M.2971
Overview Minutes of the meetings of the Trustees dealing with raising and disbursing of funds, the establishment of rules and regulations and the hiring of personnel to supervise and to instruct at the Academy. Special mention is made of site location and awarding and payment of contracts for the erection of a new building. The new building was completed in 1831, located at the northeast corner of Spruce and Walnut Streets. Also mentioned are the trustee boards' decisions on acquiring property and...
Dates: 1827-58

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