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Carder Lowe and Company Daybook

Collection Number: A&M.2054
Overview Daybook No. 3 of the Carder Lowe & Co. General Store at Shinnston, West Virginia. It contains records listing customers, merchandise sold, and monetary transactions.
Dates: 1880-1882

Davis Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1946
Scope and Contents One box of material including original and typescript copies of letters exchanged between Anna Kennedy and J.J. Davis for the period 1860-1862. Also included is material on the Chapin family, Davis and Steen family genealogy and Reed family Bible. Correspondents are J.J. Davis, Anna Kennedy, J.W. Davis, Phineas Chapin, Rev. Asa Brooks, and J. W. Wayland. John W. Davis' certificate of Admission to practice before the Supreme Court of West Virginia dated 1896. His sponsor was Melville Davisson...
Dates: 1800-1941

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. John J.D. Preston, Collector, Papers of the Preston, Davis, Rand, and Arnold Families

Collection Number: A&M.2081
Overview Papers of the Preston, Davis, Rand, and Arnold families, ca. 1817-1924. Includes letters of John W. Davis, sermons of David R. Preston, pamphlets dealing with the important political and religious issues of the period, and copies of speeches delivered by John W. Davis, Waitman T. Willey, and other congressmen on national political issues. There are also newspapers and newspaper clippings related to the political career of John W. Davis and some Davis family photographs.
Dates: 1817-1924

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

Watson Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1949
Scope and Contents The collection includes manuscript materials-correspondence, land warrant, accounts, receipts, petition and will; printed and typescript materials-invitations, broadside, newspaper and magazine clippings. Subjects of the various items include sale and survey of land; schools, churches, estates, comment on and description of agriculture, social and economic conditions in Kentucky, Georgia, Louisiana, S. Carolina, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, California, Morgantown, Fairmont, & Wheeling, W. Va.,...
Dates: 1694; 1783-1878; 1926

Willis Guy Tetrick, Jr. Genealogy Research Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3230
Overview Genealogy research papers compiled by W. Guy Tetrick and his son Willis G. Tetrick, Jr. The Tetricks were from Harrison County and the material in the collection mainly regards families of Harrison County and north central West Virginia. The collection contains mostly original genealogical compilations and family histories. It also contains personal and business correspondence; financial records; publications regarding local and state history; newspapers and news clippings; obituaries, cemetery...
Dates: 1708-1997

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