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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

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

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Barbour County (W. Va.) 3
Marion County (W. Va.) 3
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West Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Agriculture 2
Lawyers - letters and papers. 2
Railroads 2
Randolph County (W. Va.) 2
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 2
Slaves and slavery. 2
Transportation 2
Turnpikes. SEE ALSO Roads. 2
West Virginia - Politics and government - 1861-1865. 2
West Virginia -- Capital and capitol 2
Wheeling (W. Va.) 2
Account books 1
Barrackville Covered Bridge. 1
Beverly-Fairmont Turnpike. 1
California 1
California -- Gold discoveries 1
Cheat River (W. Va. and Pa.) 1
Church buildings 1
Clarksburg (W. Va.) 1
Coal mining. 1
Covered bridges 1
Debts, Public -- Virginia 1
Debts, Public -- West Virginia 1
Education 1
Election of 1840. 1
Election of 1848. 1
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Election of 1868. 1
Europe 1
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Fairmont. 1
Frontier and pioneer life 1
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Illinois 1
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Labor organization. SEE ALSO Coal mining - labor 1
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Marriage records 1
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Monongalia County (W. Va.) 1
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Petroleum industry and trade 1
Preston County (W. Va.) 1
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Secession 1
South Carolina 1
Taylor County (W. Va.) 1
Travel accounts. 1
Union names. 1
Unions. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
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Webster Springs (W. Va.) 1
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West Virginia - songs 1
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Weston (W. Va.) 1
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Camden, Gideon D. (1805-1891) 2
Fairmont and Palatine Bridge Company 2
Watson family 2
Watson, Benjamin H. 2
Watson, Henry. 2