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Nathaniel V. Wilson Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.0509
Overview Letters to Wilson at Farmville, Virginia, and Charleston, West Virginia, from members of his family at: the University of Virginia; Lewisburg, West Virginia; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Clarksville, Virginia. Includes references to family business affairs, the Ruffner-Donnally salt works at Charleston, purchase of slaves, and medical education in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1836 and 1844.
Dates: 1834-1850

Nicholas Marmion, Physician, Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1071
Overview Personal, medical, and business papers, account books, and daily journals of a Harpers Ferry physician (d. 1883). Subjects include the practice of a small town doctor, his related business interests, and the education and careers of his children, three of whom became medical doctors. Included are the papers of William V. Marmion (1840-1922), who studied eye surgery in Vienna and established a practice in Washington, D.C. There are letters from George Marmion, acting surgeon and secretary of the...
Dates: 1798-1951

Papers Regarding Early Settlers of Aurora

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Collection Number: A&M.0728
Overview Account books, and legal, business, and personal papers of some early settlers at Aurora, Preston County, West Virginia. There are records of a tannery, blacksmith shop, a general merchandise store, and a sawmill, as well as deeds and subscription lists for the Lutheran and German Reformed churches. Included in the personal papers are wills, deeds, plats, school exercise books and other items.
Dates: 1788, 1802-1916, 1943

Preston County Board of Education, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1296
Overview Register, School No.6, 1878-1879; records of the Preston County School Book Board, 1897-1907; Record of Proceedings of the Board of Education, Kingwood District, 1908-1913; and Board of Education Minutes for the Kingwood, Lyon, Pleasant, Portland, Reno, and Valley districts, 1899-1933.
Dates: 1878-1933

Preston Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2201
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, and business papers of John J.D. Preston, his ancestors, and his relatives. The correspondence is primarily between members of the Preston family with topics being discussed, such as living conditions, business conditions, military training camps, Civil War battles, politics and campaigns, political personalities, education, schools, and the World Wars. Correspondents include John Preston, Rev. David Preston, John J. Davis, and John W. Davis.
Dates: 1817-1945

R. Doyne Halbritter, Collector, Preston County Material

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Collection Number: A&M.1036
Scope and Contents Typescript copies from records of the Kingwood Methodist Church; articles on the Judy, Cuppy, Cuppett, and Guseman families; a copy of John Fairfax's will, 1843; minutes of a meeting of the board of education, Reno School District, Preston County, 1880; a letter from Senator J.P. Dolliver; letter from John Scott to James H. Carroll, Richmond, 20 February 1840, concerning a bill to permit construction of a road from German Settlement through Kingwood to Morgantown; and an account book,...
Dates: 1761-1897; 1937

R. Doyne Halbritter, Collector, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1295
Dates: ca. 1840-1871

R. Doyne Halbritter, Collector, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1070
Scope and Contents Minutes of a meeting of the Board of Education of Reno School District, 4 December 1880, being a hearing on charges of incomptency of E. J. Jefferys, a teacher in sub-district no. 19; a typescript, "Jacob Guseman and Descendants", (Journal Press, Kingwood, ca. 1912-1915); and typed copy of the will of John Fairfax, 1843.
Dates: 1786-1880

Randolph Academy Minutes

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Collection Number: A&M.1592
Overview Minute book of an early Clarksburg, West Virginia, academy, which was renamed Northwestern Virginia Academy in 1842. There is also a typed copy of minutes for the board of trustees.
Dates: 1803-1851

R.L. Hays, Collector. Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0016
Overview Miscellaneous papers collected by R. L. Hays include promissory notes from 1827, 1842, 1844, and 1865; a letter by H. N. Ogden to Peregrine Hays, 27 October 1890, regarding instruction in English being given by Ogden at West Virginia University and the number of students allowed in his courses; and a printed list of the courses offered by Ogden with a brief description of each course.
Dates: 1825-1890

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