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Charles Carpenter, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2119
Scope and Contents This collection includes court case papers and exhibits from Taylor & Harrison Counties; deeds; title abstracts; one land grant; a coal lease for mining & stripping; one letter; and a genealogy chart for the Morgan family. The names of persons and organizations in this collection include Powell, Reuben, Henry, Benjamin, Burr & Grandison; Bayley, Charlotte; Baley, William, Newton, Payton & James; Roe, James & Jane; Cather, John &...
Dates: 1813-1950

Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1188
Overview Papers of Judge Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) of Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia. Camden was a lawyer, Democratic politician, member of the Virginia Convention of 1850-1851, circuit judge, and state senator (1872-1876). Includes correspondence, legal documents, photocopies of printed material, and land grants. Subjects of the correspondence include West Virginia politics; the elections of 1840, 1860, and 1861; Reconstruction; the Flick Amendment; Southern sentiment in Clarksburg; and...
Dates: 1784-1899

Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1221
Overview Papers of Judge Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) of Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia. Camden was a lawyer, Democratic politician, member of the Virginia Convention of 1850-1851, circuit judge, and state senator (1872-1876). Includes business correspondence, financial records, legal papers, and court records. Materials include the early land papers of Camden's law partner, John J. Allen, and the legal papers of the firm Allen and Camden, which deal primarily with land suits and surveys in...
Dates: 1816-1892, undated

Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1199
Overview Papers of Judge Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) of Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, and papers of his grandson Wilson Lee Camden (1870-1958). Gideon D. Camden was a lawyer, Democratic politician, member of the Virginia Convention of 1850-1851, circuit judge, and state senator (1872-1876). His papers include correspondence, legal and business papers, surveys and plats, and printed material. Subjects include Virginia, West Virginia, and national politics; the railroad, oil, timber, and...
Dates: 1784-1958, undated

Harvey W. Harmer (1865-1961) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1686
Overview Correspondence, speeches, essays, clippings, and account books of a Clarksburg lawyer, Republican state senator, and Harrison County local historian. Subjects include the history of Clarksburg and Shinnston; the Progressive Movement, women's suffrage, and prohibition in West Virginia; West Virginia Wesleyan College; West Virginia Historical Society; Methodism in Harrison County and the state; Methodist missions in Korea, China, India, the Philippines, and the United States; gristmills and...
Dates: 1842-1961

Osborne Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0930
Overview A genealogy of the Osborne family of Greenbrier County. Originally from New Jersey, the family settled in Greenbrier and Hampshire counties.
Dates: 1987

Roy Bird Cook, Collector, Tavenner Family Papers and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.0858
Overview Papers of the Tavenner family of western Virginia, including correspondence, newspaper clippings, maps, and other material. Much of the material in this collection regards the Civil War. The Tavenner family was sympathetic to the Confederate cause. One member of the family, William Cabell Tavenner, served in the Confederate army; his letters are part of the collection. This collection also contains material related to families allied to the Tavenner family by marriage, particularly the Withers...
Dates: 1778-1953; Majority of material found within 1819-1884

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

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Turnpikes. SEE ALSO Roads. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 1
Ward-Bishop Addition to Bluefield. 1
Webster Springs (W. Va.) 1
West Virginia -- History 1
West Virginia - songs 1
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Weston (W. Va.) 1
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Wood County (W. Va.) 1
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Camden, Gideon D. (1805-1891) 3
West Virginia University 3
West Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1872) 3
Clarksburg 50-Year Club 2
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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Smith, Edward Grandison 2
Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1850-1851) 2
West Virginia Historical Society 2
West Virginia Wesleyan College 2
West Virginia. Constitution. Flick Amendment 2
Bennett, Jonathan M. 1
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 1
Brown, John. 1
Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893 1
Camden, Wilson Lee. 1
Carpenter, Charles. 1
Chicago, Parkersburg, and Norfolk Railroad 1
Cook family 1
Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961 1
Cunningham, John S. 1
Democratic National Convention of 1876. 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Fairmont State College (Fairmont, W. Va.) 1
Fleischer family 1
Gambrell family 1
Gambrill, Charles. 1
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 1
Laidley, James M. 1
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 1
Levassor, Eugene 1
Maxwell, Rufus. 1
McCausland, John, 1836-1927 1
McKinney, Lt. W.M. 1
Meadville Collegiate Institute (Wellsburg, Va.) 1
Monongalia Historical Society (Morgantown, W. Va.) 1
Morgan family 1
Morgantown Musical and Literary Society 1
Mount de Chantal Academy (Wheeling, W. Va.) 1
Payne, Daniel G. 1
Poole, Ella. 1
Rector, Augusta. 1
Rector, Charles H. 1
Rector, Enoch. 1
Shurtleff, Dean Oliver 1
Sincell, James R. 1
Slack, Greenbury. 1
Tavenner family 1
Tavenner, Jennet Withers. 1
Tavenner, Thomas, 1776-1857 1
Tavenner, William Cabell. 1
Warder, Henry. 1
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 1
West, Rufus A. 1
Whig Party (U.S.) 1
Withers family 1
Withers, Alexander Scott, 1792-1865 1
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