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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

Coal Mining Disaster Reports Collection

Collection Number: A&M.4203
Overview Mine disaster reports, official hearing reports, and hearing and inquest transcripts (1938-1967). Most of the mine disaster reports were created by inspectors from the West Virginia Department of Mines, and some of them involved federal inspectors. Other reports were created by the United States Bureau of Mines and the West Virginia Department of Mines Coal Mine Safety Board of Review. Also includes volumes 3 through 8 of the Decisions of the Interior Board of Mine...
Dates: 1938-1977

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

J.N. Wilkinson Surveyor's Field Book

Collection Number: A&M.2549
Overview Wilkinson, a resident of Bridgeport, recorded in this book the record of surveys which he did for private individuals, county courts, and mining companies in Doddridge, Harrison, and Marion counties.
Dates: 1885-1886

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

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