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Chapin Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0828
Overview Letters of Phineas Chapin (1792-1857), and other family members in Kentucky; Cincinnati, Ohio; and Clarksburg, West Virginia. There are: intimate sketches of the social life of Clarksburg in the first half of the nineteenth century; descriptions of a plantation house in Mississippi in 1860; and a few papers bearing on family business affairs, including cattle raising in Harrison County.
Dates: 1816-1892

Cutright Family Genealogy Collection

Collection Number: A&M.0635
Scope and Contents The main part of this collection is comprised of obituaries clipped from Buckhannon, Clarksburg and Parkersburg newspapers, 1926-1939. Also 17 issues of Buckhannon and Clarksburg newspapers, 1917-1938; and the roto section of the Sunday Herald, Boston Mass., Aug 10, 1924 featuring reproductions of Civil War pictures in the Library of Congress, including several concerning W. Va. Some correspondence of Iva, Corrine, Allene, Mollie and Pearl Cutright, including a few letters from school friends,...
Dates: 1887; 1888, 1917-1950

Harrison and Doddridge Counties, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1015
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, mainly from Doddridge and Harrison county, concerning marriages, deaths, family histories, letters from World War I service men, nurses, and from former residents who had moved, or gone to other states to teach, including a series of letters from L.P. Willis from the Phillippine Islands and Japan. Mr.Willis was employed as a teacher and Head Of the Bureau of Education in Japan, and the Phillipines for twenty years. Also, included in the collection are tax and school tuition...
Dates: 1778-1955

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

Mrs. Otto Worthington Ladwig (b.1882) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1812
Overview Papers of Mrs. O.W. Ladwig of Clarksburg and Wilsonburg, Harrison County, West Virginia. She was president of the Clarksburg Women's Club, 1931-1932, and this collection consists of letters and materials addressed to Mrs. Ladwig. Subjects include the West Virginia Federation of Women's Clubs, the National Council of Women of the U.S., Inc., the George Washington Bicentennial Committee, the CLUBWOMAN, Federated Garden Clubs of West Virginia, the General Federation of Women's Clubs, Chicago...
Dates: 1899-1943

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 (1886-1961), Collector, Tavenner Family Papers and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.0081
Overview Papers of Thomas Tavenner and the Tavenner family of western Virginia, including correspondence; memoirs; journals; financial and legal documents; pamphlets; newspapers; and other material. Much of the material in this collection regards the Civil War. The Tavenner family were Confederate sympathizers.
Dates: 1772-1955; Majority of material found within 1855-1866

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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Smith, Edward Grandison 2
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Tavenner, Jennet Withers. 2
Tavenner, Thomas, 1776-1857 2
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West Virginia Historical Society 2
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Bennett, Jonathan M. 1
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 1
Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893 1
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Camden, John S. 1
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Chapin, Phineas. 1
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Coffman family 1
Cunningham, John S. 1
Cutright, Iva and Allene Reed, Compilers 1
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Federated Garden Club of West Virginia 1
Gambrell family 1
Gambrill, Charles. 1
General Federation of Women's Clubs 1
George Washington Bicentennial Committee 1
Hickman family 1
International Court of Justice 1
International Disarmament Conference. 1
Jackson family 1
Ladwig, Mrs. Otto Worthington (b. 1882) 1
Laidley, James M. 1
Levassor, Eugene 1
Matthews family 1
Maxwell, Rufus. 1
McCausland, John, 1836-1927 1
McGrew, James Clark. 1
McKinney, Lt. W.M. 1
Medical Society of the State of West Virginia 1
Monongalia Historical Society (Morgantown, W. Va.) 1
Morgantown Musical and Literary Society 1
National Council of Women of the United States 1
Poole, Ella. 1
Rowan, Andrew Summers 1
Shurtleff, Dean Oliver 1
Slack, Greenbury. 1
Trent, William Woodson. 1
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 1
Wells family 1
West Virginia Federation of Women's Clubs 1
West Virginia University 1
West, Rufus A. 1
Westfall family 1
Willis, L.P. 1
Withers family 1
Withers, Alexander Scott, 1792-1865 1
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