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County Highway Maps for West Virginia

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Collection Number: A&M.4479
Content Description Highway maps for the 55 counties of West Virginia created in 1937. They are in two tones (blue on white), in varying dimensions (including items in the range of 36 in. x 36 in. to 36 in. x 58 in., etc.), and scaled to 1 inch equaling 1 mile. Features indicated on the maps include: roads (US, primary state roads, secondary state roads); state, county, district, and corporate lines; railroads; streams; parks and forests; highway bridges; county seats; cities and villages; lodges; farms;...
Dates: 1937

Jack Sandy Anderson, Compiler, Local History Articles and Genealogy Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.4195
Overview Records pertain to the local history and genealogy of North-Central West Virginia. The collection contains articles written by Jack Sandy Anderson and research he gathered. Types of material include photographs, articles, and genealogical materials (pedigree charts; records of marriage, births, and deaths; and detailed family lists; among others). Materials of note include family listings tracing lineages back to European Nobility and a Civil War discharge of Robert Rose Anderson.
Dates: ca. 1600-2011 and undated; Majority of material found within 2000-2008

J.N. Wilkinson Surveyor's Field Book

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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

Rufus A. West, Collector, Papers

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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

Watson Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1815
Scope and Contents The collection includes 57 letters (1795-1871) to or from Benjamin H., Henry, James G., James O., Rebecca D., and Thomas Watson; 3 land grants on sheep-skin (1787-1798) Monongalia County; 25 articles of agreement (1812-1875), manuscript; 4 manuscript wills or copies of wills (1852-1862); 32 surveys, maps, and plats of coal fields (1798-1892); 99 tax receipts (1807-1865), manuscript and printed forms; 44 receipts for clerking fees (1815-1845) manuscript and printed forms; 79 receipts, bills,...
Dates: 1798-1902

Watson Family Papers

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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

William Haymond (1771-1848), History of the Haymond Family, Typed Document

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Collection Number: A&M.1695
Overview History of the Haymond family, pioneer residents of the Palatine tract in Marion County, West Virginia. Eight letters written by William Haymond to his nephew Luther Haymond recall frontier life in the Monongahela, Tygart, Ohio, and Kanawha valleys, 1780-1793. Subjects include the settlement of Morgantown, Clarksburg, Williamstown, the Palatine tract, and Coburn's Fort; land surveys in Harrison County; trapping and hunting; road surveying; and Indian warfare.
Dates: 1893

Willis Guy Tetrick, Jr. Genealogy Research Papers

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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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Harrison County (W. Va.) 7
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Barbour County (W. Va.) 4
Land. 4
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Randolph County (W. Va.) 4
Clarksburg (W. Va.) 3
Doddridge County (W. Va.) 3
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Boone County (W. Va.) 2
Braxton County (W. Va.) 2
Calhoun County (W. Va.) 2
Coal mining. 2
Frontier and pioneer life 2
Gilmer County (W. Va.) 2
Hampshire County (W. Va.) 2
Hardy County (W. Va.) 2
Indians of North America 2
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 2
Marriage records 2
Mason County (W. Va.) 2
Mineral County (W. Va.) 2
Nicholas County (W. Va.) 2
Pleasants County (W. Va.) 2
Ritchie County (W. Va.) 2
Roane County (W. Va.) 2
Slaves and slavery. 2
Surveyors and surveying. 2
Tucker County (W. Va.) 2
Turnpikes. SEE ALSO Roads. 2
Tyler County (W. Va.) 2
Upshur County (W. Va.) 2
West Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Wetzel County (W. Va.) 2
Wheeling (W. Va.) 2
Wirt County (W. Va.) 2
Wood County (W. Va.) 2
Alleghany County (Va.) 1
Barrackville Covered Bridge. 1
Berkeley County (W. Va.) 1
Beverly-Fairmont Turnpike. 1
Bibles 1
Birth certificates 1
Birth, marriage, and death records. 1
Bridgeport (W. Va.) 1
Brooke County (W. Va.) 1
Business correspondence 1
Cabell County (W. Va.) 1
Calhoun County (W. Va.) -- Genealogy 1
California 1
California -- Gold discoveries 1
Cemeteries and cemetery readings 1
Cheat River (W. Va. and Pa.) 1
Church buildings 1
Clay County (W. Va.) 1
Coburn's Fort. 1
Court records 1
Court records - Harrison County. 1
Covered bridges 1
Death records. 1
Deeds and leases. 1
Diaries and journals. 1
Education 1
Estates and estate settlements. 1
Europe 1
Fairmont (W. Va.) 1
Fairmont. 1
Family histories. 1
Fayette County (W. Va.) 1
Fortification 1
Fur trade 1
Genealogists' letters and papers. 1
Genealogy 1
Georgia 1
Grafton. 1
Grant County (W. Va.) 1
Greenbrier County (W. Va.) 1
Hancock County (W. Va.) 1
Harrison County (W. Va.) - History, Local. 1
Harrison County - Early families. 1
Historical Records Survey (U.S.) 1
Illinois 1
Iowa 1
Ireland 1
Jackson County (W. Va.) 1
Jefferson County (W. Va.) 1
Kanawha Valley. 1
Kentucky 1
Labor organization. SEE ALSO Coal mining - labor 1
Ledgers. 1
Lewis County (W. Va.) 1
Lewis County. 1
Lincoln County (W. Va.) 1
Logan County (W. Va.) 1
Louisiana 1
Marion County (W. Va.) - History, Local. 1
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Fairmont and Palatine Bridge Company 2
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Watson, Benjamin H. 2
Watson, Henry. 2
Watson, Thomas. 2