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Adamston Flat Glass Factory, Glass Cutting Tool

Collection Number: A&M.4483
Content Description A metal tool with a wooden handle, known as a "splitter", used for cutting glass. The tool was used at the Adamston Flat Glass Factory, which was located in Adamston, West Virginia (a former town that is now part of the city of Clarkburg).For additional information regarding the Adamston Glass Factory and the glassmaking industry in West Virginia, see also: A&M 2870, Fourco Glass Company Records A&M 3911, Window Glass Cutters League of America, Materials...
Dates: ca. 1910-1930

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

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

Civil War Letter from Clarksburg, Confederate Bond, and Jonathan Jackson Agreement

Collection Number: A&M.3759
Overview Collection includes: 1) letter from Union soldier W. Fleming in Clarksburg (undated); 2) Confederate bond issued to James M. Beckham (1864); and 3) financial agreement involving Jonathan Jackson, father of "Stonewall" Jackson (1821). See scope and content note for details.
Dates: 1821; 1864

Clarksburg Public Library, Collector, Miscellaneous Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1653
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers collected by the Clarksburg Public Library, including Harrison County land papers of John Lang, 1782-1821; General Land Office Warrant of Thomas Cunningham, an 1812 veteran for 160 acres in Illinois; letter from Melville D. Long from Point Lookout prison, April 1865; letter to Mrs. John J. Davis, Clarksburg, telling of an unexpected invasion of Baltimore by the Rebels in July 1854; and farm diary, 1856-1861 of P.R. Page, Gloucester County, Virginia. This volumes gives...
Dates: 1782-1865

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

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

Gary Weiner, Collector, Clarksburg Historical Records

Collection Number: A&M.3729
Overview Papers of Gary S. Weiner, documenting his personal and family history, and his collecting interests in the Lynch family and the history of Clarksburg and Harrison County, West Virginia. The Weiner family papers include letters written to Gary Weiner (ca. 1960-2005) and correspondence and printed materials about Clarksburg Iron and Steel Company (ca. 1980-1999), among other items. The Lynch family papers include correspondence between Gretchen and Lawrence Lynch (ca. 1905-1960), various...
Dates: 1850-2006; Majority of material found within ca. 1870-2000

Harrison County Court Records

Collection Number: A&M.1827
Overview Records of the Harrison County court, including the first land entry book for the county (1784-1799), four court minute books (1797-1805).
Dates: 1784-1903

Harrison County Court Records, Two Plats of Downtown Clarksburg

Collection Number: A&M.4165
Overview Two plats of downtown Clarksburg, West Virginia, both of which were surveyed in 1822 to establish "prison rules". Plat dated 20 February 1822 includes an area of ten acres centered on the intersection of Main Street and Second Street. Surveyors include Richard W. Moore and Pearson B. Moore. Plat dated 19 April 1822 includes an area of ten acres containing the intersections of Main Street with First Street and Second Street surveyed by Richard W. Moore. Two additional documents describing the...
Dates: 1822

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