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Harpers Ferry National Park, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2291
Overview Correspondence, staff minutes, trail notes, and other materials relating to the management of Harpers Ferry National Park. There is also a map of Harpers Ferry with historical information by the US National Park Service (published in 2010).
Dates: 1950-1960, 2010

H.E. Matheny, Collector and Compiler, Civil War Correspondence and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.1330
Scope and Contents Forty-nine letters of Ephraim W. Frost of Co J., 116th Reg, Ohio Vol Inf. Frost, who lived in Coolville, Ohio, near Parkersburg, was stationed at Moorefield, Martinsburg, near Romney, Winchester and Sleepy Creek in Morgan County, where his Reg. was guarding the B & O. The letters comment on fighting in the Shenandoah Valley in 1864 around Woodstock, mention of McNeill, Imboden, and Mosby, and contain much on camp life in the eastern panhandle area. Frost was wounded near Piedmont in May...
Dates: 1861-1865

Jacob Lester, Soldier, Civil War Letters

Collection Number: A&M.1022
Overview Letters home from Jacob Lester of the 1st. Veterans NY Cavalry stationed in West Virginia, which he refers to as the new state of Kanawha. All letters are written from Clarksburg, Middletown, Kelly's Creek, and Camp Piatt, all in West Virginia, during or soon after the Civil War. He talks about the surrender of Confederates, the discharge of Union troops and the fighting he and his unit did in the Shenandoah Valley, particularly around Harpers Ferry.
Dates: 1864-65

James K. Robson, Soldier, Civil War Diary

Collection Number: A&M.3775
Overview Civil War diary of ca. 160 pages kept by Private James K. Robson of the New York 8th Cavalry, Company E, for the year 1862. Though diary entries are short, they are pithy and informative for every day of the year, documenting highlights from the perspective of an army private. The diary begins with a description of guard duties and camp life in the vicinity of Washington, D.C. (January to March), and activities during the Valley Campaign guarding the railroad and Harpers Ferry from Thomas...
Dates: 1862

James P. Noffsinger, Author, Typescript Regarding Physical History of Harpers Ferry

Collection Number: A&M.3712
Overview Typescript of 278 pages regarding Harper Ferry entitled "Harpers Ferry, West Virginia; Contributions Towards a Physical History" authored by James P. Noffsinger of the U.S. National Park Service. Includes historical narrative and an extensive compilation of transcripts of historical documents. There are also 14 facsimiles of maps and 10 photographs.
Dates: 1957

Jefferson County Court Records

Collection Number: A&M.2447
Overview This collection includes the tax book (1871) for Averill Township in Jefferson County, West Virginia; the tax book for Bolivar and Harpers Ferry Township, Jefferson County, 1871; and the Registrar's list of voters, precinct 1 Harpers Ferry (Oak Grove), Jefferson County, 1910.
Dates: 1871, 1910

John Brown (1800-1859) Clippings

Collection Number: A&M.0335
Overview Clippings and illustrations regarding abolitionist and activist John Brown, who led a raid on Harper's Ferry in 1859, precipitating the American Civil War. Includes: 1) facsimile of a page of the newspaper "Independent Democrat" of Charlestown, Virginia from 10-25-1859 including article giving an account of the raid by John Brown; 2) facsimile of a page of the newspaper "Daily Enquirer" of Richmond, Virginia from 11-21-1859 including copy of Brown's petition for a writ of error in his trial; 3)...
Dates: 1859, 1909

John Brown and John Brown, Jr. Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3108
Overview Contains letters, documents, letter-books, manuscripts and articles relating to John Brown and John Brown, Jr. Topics include abolitionist activities, including those in Kansas and Harpers Ferry, farm business, and family matters. Included are bits of fatherly advice, insight into the wool industry of the mid-1800's, eyewitness commentary on events in the abolitionist movement, and a phrenological description of John Brown. Names mentioned are Jason Brown, Owen Brown, Frederick Douglass, John...
Dates: 1821-1932

John Brown Records

Collection Number: A&M.1475
Scope and Contents Letter from Brown's cousin, Luther Humphrey, dated Windham, Portage Co, O. November 12, 1859 extolling Brown's course of action; Brown's reply, dated Charlestown, Jefferson Co, Va., November 19, 1859, in which he upholds the righteousness of his cause.
Dates: 1859

John Brown Records

Collection Number: A&M.0336
Scope and Contents Photostat copies of court records from the 13th Judicial Circuit of Virginia, Jefferson County, (W) Va., relating to the trial of John Brown and the others for the raid on Harper's Ferry.
Dates: 1859-1860

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