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Coal Mining Disaster Reports Collection

Collection Number: A&M.4203
Overview Mine disaster reports, official hearing reports, and hearing and inquest transcripts (1938-1967). Most of the mine disaster reports were created by inspectors from the West Virginia Department of Mines, and some of them involved federal inspectors. Other reports were created by the United States Bureau of Mines and the West Virginia Department of Mines Coal Mine Safety Board of Review. Also includes volumes 3 through 8 of the Decisions of the Interior Board of Mine...
Dates: 1938-1977

County Highway Maps for West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.4479
Content Description Highway maps for the 55 counties of West Virginia created in 1937. They are in two tones (blue on white), in varying dimensions (including items in the range of 36 in. x 36 in. to 36 in. x 58 in., etc.), and scaled to 1 inch equaling 1 mile. Features indicated on the maps include: roads (US, primary state roads, secondary state roads); state, county, district, and corporate lines; railroads; streams; parks and forests; highway bridges; county seats; cities and villages; lodges; farms;...
Dates: 1937

Deakins Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0624
Scope and Contents Additional Deakins family papers, consisting of correspondence, bond of conveyance, deeds, surveys and plats. [ALS] to Colonel Francis Deakin from John Compton, 1793, relative to surveys made by John Compton in 1792; bond of conveyance for land in Randolph County owned by Deakins heirs, 1809; five deeds for land owned by the Deakins family in Randolph and Preston counties W. Va., 1808-1885; 1848 deed from Francis Deakins to Northwestern Turnpike Co.; seven surveys and plats for lands in...
Dates: 1778-1881

Deakins Family Papers and Surveying Compass

Collection Number: A&M.0197
Overview Includes records from several generations of the Deakins family of Montgomery County, Maryland and north central West Virginia. William (1742-1798) and Francis (1739-1804) Deakins, among the first generation, were active as land speculators after the American Revolution, applying their skills as surveyors to leverage acquisition of western lands. From 1778 their activities are documented through deeds, agreements, surveys, plats, surveyors' field books, court papers, and letters related to land...
Dates: 1778-1925

Harrison County Court Records, Survey for Land in Monongalia County

Collection Number: A&M.4166
Overview Copy of a survey dated 1785 for 400 acres of land in Monongalia County claimed by Robison Lucas. The copy dates from between 1812 and 1818 and mentions a conflicting survey made by Morgan Morgan in 1785. The copy is attested by Samuel Hanway, official surveyor of Monongalia County.
Dates: ca. 1812-1818

Jack Sandy Anderson, Compiler, Local History Articles and Genealogy Papers

Collection Number: A&M.4195
Scope and Contents Records pertain to the local history and genealogy of North-Central West Virginia. The collection contains articles written by Jack Sandy Anderson and research he gathered. Types of material include photographs, articles, and genealogical materials (pedigree charts; records of marriage, births, and deaths; and detailed family lists; among others). Materials of note include family listings tracing lineages back to European Nobility and a Civil War discharge of Robert Rose Anderson.The...
Dates: ca. 1600-2011, undated; Majority of material found within 2000-2008

Monongalia and Harrison Counties Surveys

Collection Number: A&M.0699
Overview Two manuscript volumes containing surveyors' field notes for Harrison County, and copies of Monongalia County surveys, compiled by members of the Haymond family. These notes also contain: information concerning acreage cleared, location and type of construction of the homes of some early residents of Harrison County; dates of patents and names of those persons to whom patents were issued; street courses and survey of the corporation of Clarksburg, 1835; and names of members of a survey party,...
Dates: 1795-1796, 1816, 1834-1836, 1843, 1903

Ogden Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1844
Scope and Contents Documents [1791-1887] concerning lands and business in Harrison and Monongalia counties; history of the Ogden, Talkington, Hawker, and other families [1911-1946]; correspondence [1904-1907] concerning Marshall W. Ogden's law practice and business; and a list of candidates endorsed by the Ku Klux Klan in West Virginia in 1924.
Dates: 1791-1946

Rufus A. West, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0821
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscripts, printed and newspaper materials collected by Rufus A. West, a Morgantown antiquarian and faculty member of the College of Engineering, West Virginia University. This collection includes papers concerning many phases of West Virginia History, although centered on Preston, Taylor, and Monongalia counties. Includes marriage licenses from Preston County, 1881-1947; newspaper clippings from Morgantown newspapers; a meeting invitation from the Monongalia County...
Dates: 1880-1947

Thornton Tayloe Perry, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3192
Overview This microfilm version of the Thornton Tayloe Perry Collection held by the Virginia Historical Society contains historical material collected by Perry over a 30 year period. It concentrates upon western Virginia and West Virginia with particular emphasis upon the lower Shenandoah Valley and Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan counties of West Virginia. The microfilm was placed in the West Virginia Collection by the Virginia Historical Society under provisions of a National Historical Publications...
Dates: 1732-1965

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C.H. Mead Coal Company 1
Camden, Gideon D. (1805-1891) 1
Campbell, Alexandar. 1
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Conklyn family 1
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Cookus, Joseph Lambright. 1
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Deakins, Leonard M. 1
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Fairmont State College (Fairmont, W. Va.) 1
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Frame, Ann. 1
Goddard, Charles A. 1
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Goff, Thomas James. 1
Gordon, Sarah Morgan (Groff) 1
Hall, Septimus. 1
Hamilton family - Genealogy 1
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 1
Hawker family 1
Hayman family 1
Haymond, Henry 1
Holsinger, Geo. B. (George Blackburn), 1857-1908 1
Hopping, Joseph H. 1
Hughes, Thomas 1
Island Creek Coal Company 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
Lock, William S. 1
Lupton family 1
Lynch, Emma B. 1
Marmion family 1
Marshall, Vause Webb. 1
McCalla, John Moore, 1793-1873 1
McCleery, William. 1
McCown, Andrew R. 1
Menear, David. 1
Menear, Philip. 1
Moler, Nellie May (Hendricks) 1
Monongalia Historical Society (Morgantown, W. Va.) 1
Monongalia and Harrison Counties 1
Morgan, Morgan, 1688-1766 1
Morgantown Musical and Literary Society 1
Murray, J. Ogden (John Ogden), 1840-1921 1
Nadenbousch, John Quincy Adams, 1824-1892 1
Ogden family 1
Ogden, Marshall W. 1
Osburn, Franklin. 1
Parsons, Thomas. 1
Perry, T. Tayloe 1
Pocahontas Fuel Company 1
Powers, Alice B. 1
Ramer, George W. 1
Reeder, Benjamin. 1
Renner, I. N. 1
Roller family 1
Rumseyan Society 1
Shepard family - Genealogy 1
Shirley family 1
Shurtleff, Dean Oliver 1
Smithson, Rumsey 1
Sons of the American Revolution - West Virginia Society. 1
Sons of the Revolution 1
Strother, David Hunter, 1816-1888 1
Talkington family 1
Tetrick, W. Guy. 1
Tetrick, Willis Guy, Compiler 1
Tetrick, Willis Guy, Jr. 1
Travers, William H. 1
United States. Board of Mine Operations Appeals 1
United States. Bureau of Mines 1
United States. Department of the Interior 1
West Virginia University 1
West Virginia. Department of Mines 1
West Virginia. State Road Commission 1
West, Rufus A. 1
Whaley, Kellian Van Rensalear, 1821-1876 1
Wilson family 1
Winslow, Benjamin. 1
Wood, Leonora. 1
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