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John Brown's Fort, Harpers Ferry, Stereocard Photograph

Collection Number: A&M.4393
Content Description A stereocard of John Brown's fort at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. This photograph would have been taken prior to 1891, when the fort was sold, dismantled, and transported cross-country for display at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The fort was eventually returned to West Virginia, first to the grounds of Storer College of Hapers Ferry and then closer to its original location under the auspices of the National Park Service.
Dates: ca. 1890

Junior Rockenbaugh Autograph Album

Collection Number: A&M.2697
Overview An autograph album belonging to Junior Rockenbaugh of Bolivar, WV. The album contains six pages of printed instructions on collecting autographs, eight pages bearing autographs of civic, political, and business figures from Harpers Ferry and Bolivar, WV, and eight pages on which stamps were pasted. Many stamps have been removed.
Dates: 1936

Logan Osborne Family and Business Records

Collection Number: A&M.2941
Overview A ledger and financial records of Logan Osborne (1836-39) also containing the will of Balamm Osborne. The ledger contains accounts of an assortment of general store goods from perishables such as food and candles to durable goods such as tools and carriages. There are Osborne family deeds, land contracts and letters about family matters and debt (1808-89). There are early nineteenth century state bank script from Louisiana, Virginia, and North Carolina. There are land indentures and legal...
Dates: 1761-1982

Lovebury Travel Journal

Collection Number: A&M.2931
Overview Written by an unidentified Protestant Episcopal minister as a record of his journey from Upper Marlboro, Maryland, to Randolph County, West Virginia, to inspect a parcel of land that he had acquired. Documents early West Virginia travel, accommodations, and religious practices. Specifically mentioned are Georgetown, Frederick Town, Harpers Ferry, Potomac River, Old Town, Fort Cumberland, Allegheny River, Morgantown, and Bath. Subjects include: Methodism, Baptists, the Episcopalian Church, the...
Dates: 1789

Mary E. Heironimus, Collector, Records Regarding George Washington and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.3484
Overview Contains material regarding George Washington and the Washington family, including the order book of the 8th U.S. Regiment stationed at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1799-1800); typescript regarding Harewood, residence of Washington's brother (undated); New York Times article regarding observation of Washington's birthday (1862); and material regarding the genealogy of the Washington family (1891-1931). Also contains receipt for purchase of slave (1864); genealogy regarding the Forrest family and...
Dates: 1799-2014

Mrs. G.H. Fisher, Collector

Collection Number: A&M.2379
Overview Collection consists of assorted newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and brochures relating mostly to the history of West Virginia, Virginia, and Maryland. See inventory folder for list of file folder headings.
Dates: 1920-1965

Nicholas Marmion, Physician, Family Papers

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

Patrick Plummer Diary

Collection Number: A&M.2772
Overview Plummer relates family births, marriages, deaths, farm operations and other business interests. In 1859 he mentions John Brown's raid at Harpers Ferry.
Dates: 1859-1878

Photographs of Harpers Ferry and Evansdale Library at West Virginia University

Collection Number: A&M.5241
Scope and Contents Two framed photos of Harpers Ferry (one showing a view from Jefferson Rock and one showing an aerial view of the city, both undated) which used to hang in WVU's Evansdale Library, and three photos on foam core of Evansdale Library under construction (undated).
Dates: undated

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1528
Overview Includes genealogy and Civil War records collected by Roy Bird Cook of Lewis County, West Virginia. Series 1 through 5 were compiled by Marcellus W. Zimmerman. They include correspondence, church records, academic records, genealogical records, research manuscripts, and clippings regarding primarily the genealogy and history of Lewisburg and Greenbrier County, and the life and career of Confederate Brigadier General Alexander W. Reynolds. Series 6 through 8 were collected by Roy Bird Cook. They...
Dates: 1774, 1822-1943

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