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Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Papers

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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

Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Papers

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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

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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

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

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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

Thornton Tayloe Perry, Collector, Papers

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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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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
West Virginia -- Capital and capitol 3
Civil War -- War diaries 2
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Election of 1848. 2
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Immigration. 2
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West Virginia - Politics and government - 1861-1865. 2
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Wood County (W. Va.) 2
Account books 1
Barbour County (W. Va.) 1
Brooke County (W. Va.) 1
Cabell County (W. Va.) 1
Calhoun County (W. Va.) 1
Civil War - Southern sympathizers in WV. 1
Civil War - Union soldiers' letters. 1
Civil War - Virginia 133rd Regiment. 1
Civil War - Virginia 17th Infantry. 1
Civil War - West Virginia 11th Infantry. 1
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Fayette County (Pa.) 1
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Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859 1
Jefferson County. 1
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Logan County. 1
Marshall County. 1
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Preston County (W. Va.) 1
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Randolph County (W. Va.) 1
Ravenswood (W. Va.) 1
Richmond (Va.) 1
Roane County (W. Va.) 1
Surveyors and surveying. 1
Taxes - Tariff of 1846. 1
Upshur County (W. Va.) 1
Virginia 1
Volcano (W. Va.) 1
Weston (W. Va.) 1
Wetzel County (W. Va.) 1
Wirt County (W. Va.) 1
Women's history -- 1850-1899 1
Women's schools. 1
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West Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1872) 3
Brown, John. 2
Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1850-1851) 2
West Virginia University 2
West Virginia. Constitution. Flick Amendment 2
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Alexander, Herbert Lee. 1
Bakewell, Theron Hervey. 1
Barr, Henrietta Fitzhugh 1
Blackford family 1
Brooke, Robert. 1
Camden family 1
Camden, John S. 1
Camden, Wilson Lee. 1
Campbell, Alexandar. 1
Carter, Watson. 1
Cassady, Capt. James S. 1
Chicago, Parkersburg, and Norfolk Railroad 1
Coalman, Daniel. 1
Conklyn family 1
Cook family 1
Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961 1
Cookus, Joseph Lambright. 1
Cushwa family 1
Democratic National Convention of 1876. 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Dewees, Daniel S. 1
Faulkner family 1
Fleischer family 1
Frame, Ann. 1
Goddard, Charles A. 1
Gordon, Sarah Morgan (Groff) 1
Hall, Septimus. 1
Hamilton family - Genealogy 1
Holsinger, Geo. B. (George Blackburn), 1857-1908 1
Hopping, Joseph H. 1
Hughes, Thomas 1
Jackson family 1
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 1
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 1
Lock, William S. 1
Lupton family 1
Lynch, Emma B. 1
Marmion family 1
Marshall, Vause Webb. 1
Matthews family 1
McCalla, John Moore, 1793-1873 1
McCown, Andrew R. 1
McGrew, James Clark. 1
Meadville Collegiate Institute (Wellsburg, Va.) 1
Moler, Nellie May (Hendricks) 1
Mount de Chantal Academy (Wheeling, W. Va.) 1
Murray, J. Ogden (John Ogden), 1840-1921 1
Nadenbousch, John Quincy Adams, 1824-1892 1
Osburn, Franklin. 1
Perry, T. Tayloe 1
Powers, Alice B. 1
Ramer, George W. 1
Rector, Enoch. 1
Renner, I. N. 1
Roller family 1
Rowan, Andrew Summers 1
Rumseyan Society 1
Shepard family - Genealogy 1
Shirley family 1
Smithson, Rumsey 1
Strother, David Hunter, 1816-1888 1
Tavenner family 1
Tavenner, Jennet Withers. 1
Tavenner, Thomas, 1776-1857 1
Tavenner, William Cabell. 1
Travers, William H. 1
Wells family 1
Whaley, Kellian Van Rensalear, 1821-1876 1
Whig Party (U.S.) 1
Wilson family 1
Winslow, Benjamin. 1
Wood, Leonora. 1
Wysong family 1
Young family 1
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