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Charles Harmison Land Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0948
Overview Photostats of land papers, including deeds, abstracts, agreements, and surveys, for land in Hampshire and Harrison counties, West Virginia; and Harrison County, Missouri, 1755-1913.
Dates: 1866-1914

Deakins Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0624
Scope and Contents Additional Deakins family papers, consisting of correspondence, bond of conveyance, deeds, surveys and plats. [ALS] to Colonel Francis Deakin from John Compton, 1793, relative to surveys made by John Compton in 1792; bond of conveyance for land in Randolph County owned by Deakins heirs, 1809; five deeds for land owned by the Deakins family in Randolph and Preston counties W. Va., 1808-1885; 1848 deed from Francis Deakins to Northwestern Turnpike Co.; seven surveys and plats for lands in...
Dates: 1778-1881

Deakins Family Papers and Surveying Compass

Collection Number: A&M.0197
Overview Includes records from several generations of the Deakins family of Montgomery County, Maryland and north central West Virginia. William (1742-1798) and Francis (1739-1804) Deakins, among the first generation, were active as land speculators after the American Revolution, applying their skills as surveyors to leverage acquisition of western lands. From 1778 their activities are documented through deeds, agreements, surveys, plats, surveyors' field books, court papers, and letters related to land...
Dates: 1778-1925

Haymond Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0724
Overview Correspondence, letters, and papers of Thomas Haywood, a surveyor in Harrison County, West Virginia, and Luther Haymond, postmaster of Clarksburg, West Virginia, concerning inquries about land and land purchases in the surrounding areas. Letters are mostly related to business. Also Includes office warrants, surveys, plats, deeds, and a copy of a land grant signed by Patrick Henry.
Dates: 1783-1867; Majority of material found in 1825-1867

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

Luther Haymond, Surveyor, Diary and Surveyor's Book

Collection Number: A&M.0772
Scope and Contents A hand written journal kept by Col. Luther Haymond of Harrison County, [W.] Va., from 1830-1833, telling of his travels and experiences at the time. The journal notes Haymond’s observations while traveling by horse from Harrison County, West Virginia, to Baltimore, Maryland. There are descriptions of Baltimore, Romney, Charles Town, and other places.
Dates: 1830-1833

Monongalia and Harrison Counties Surveys

Collection Number: A&M.0699
Overview Two manuscript volumes containing surveyors' field notes for Harrison County, and copies of Monongalia County surveys, compiled by members of the Haymond family. These notes also contain: information concerning acreage cleared, location and type of construction of the homes of some early residents of Harrison County; dates of patents and names of those persons to whom patents were issued; street courses and survey of the corporation of Clarksburg, 1835; and names of members of a survey party,...
Dates: 1795-1796, 1816, 1834-1836, 1843, 1903

Mrs. Glenn V. Longacre, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0736
Overview Photostats of deeds, surveys, plats, and grants, the latter signed by Thomas M. Randolph, David Campbell, and William Smith, governors of Virginia, in 1820, 1838, and 1847, for land in Harrison and Doddridge counties; a school attendance sheet for 1865; and a report to the board of education of the number of school-age children in District 4 of Doddridge County in 1869. Also included are a number of photographs taken around Webster Springs showing the hotel, a subscription school, and public...
Dates: 1814-1915

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

Roy Bird Cook, Collector, Tavenner Family Papers and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.0858
Overview Papers of the Tavenner family of western Virginia, including correspondence, newspaper clippings, maps, and other material. Much of the material in this collection regards the Civil War. The Tavenner family was sympathetic to the Confederate cause. One member of the family, William Cabell Tavenner, served in the Confederate army; his letters are part of the collection. This collection also contains material related to families allied to the Tavenner family by marriage, particularly the Withers...
Dates: 1778-1953; Majority of material found within 1819-1884

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Land. 7
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Diaries and journals. 3
Monongalia County (W. Va.) 3
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Doddridge County (W. Va.) 2
Marion County (W. Va.) 2
Preston County (W. Va.) 2
Randolph County (W. Va.) 2
Tucker County (W. Va.) 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Upshur County (W. Va.) 2
Women's history -- 1850-1899 2
Wood County (W. Va.) 2
Account books 1
Baltimore (Md.) 1
Bridgeport (W. Va.) 1
Charles Town (W. Va.) 1
Civil War - Union soldiers' letters. 1
Civil War - Virginia 133rd Regiment. 1
Civil War - Virginia 17th Volunteer Cavalry Regiment. 1
Civil War - Virginia 19th Cavalry. 1
Civil War - West Virginia 11th Infantry. 1
Civil War - soldier's letters, Confederate. 1
Civil War -- War diaries 1
Civil War -- Camps and camp life 1
Civil War -- Cheat Mountain campaign 1
Civil War -- Confederate Army 1
Civil War -- Confederate letters 1
Civil War -- Confederate newspapers 1
Civil War -- Confederate sympathizers 1
Civil War -- Indiana 15th Regiment, Company I 1
Civil War -- Kanawha Riflemen 1
Civil War battles - Cheat Mountain. 1
Civil War battles - Rich Mountain. 1
Coal mining. 1
Coburn's Fort. 1
Court records 1
Dixie. 1
Education 1
Fortification 1
Frontier and pioneer life 1
Fur trade 1
Genealogy 1
Hampshire County (W. Va.) 1
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859 1
Harrison County (Mo.) 1
Harrison County - Surveys. 1
Holly River. 1
Indians of North America 1
Kanawha Valley. 1
Land grants 1
Land records and papers. 1
Lumber trade 1
Maps. 1
Monongahela River Valley (W. Va. and Pa.) 1
Monongalia County (W. Va.) -- Surveys 1
Newspapers. 1
Ohio River Valley 1
Palatine. 1
Parkersburg (W. Va.) 1
Poets and poetry. 1
Railroads - Ohio River Railroad. 1
Ravenswood (W. Va.) 1
Richmond (Va.) 1
Rivers and river valleys. 1
Roads. SEE ALSO Turnpikes. 1
Romney (W. Va.) 1
Salem (W. Va.) 1
Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 1
Travel accounts. 1
Tygart Valley. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 1
Virginia -- Governors 1
Webster Springs. 1
Weston (W. Va.) 1
Williamstown (W. Va.) 1
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Hayman family 3
Haymond, Luther 3
Brown, John. 2
Cook family 2
Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961 2
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Deakins family 2
Deakins, Francis. 2
Fleischer family 2
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 2
Rector, Enoch. 2
Tavenner family 2
Tavenner, Jennet Withers. 2
Tavenner, Thomas, 1776-1857 2
Tavenner, William Cabell. 2
Ashby, George. 1
Ashby, Henry. 1
Ashby, William. 1
Barr, Henrietta Fitzhugh 1
Bennett, Jonathan M. 1
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 1
Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893 1
Camden family 1
Camden, Gideon D. (1805-1891) 1
Camden, John S. 1
Campbell, David. 1
Cassady, Capt. James S. 1
Compton, John 1
Cunningham, John S. 1
Deakins, Leonard M. 1
Evans, John 1
Gambrell family 1
Gambrill, Charles. 1
Goff, Salathiel, approximately 1748-1791 1
Goff, Thomas James. 1
Harmison, Charles 1
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 1
Haymond, Henry 1
Haymond, Thomas. 1
Haymond, William (1771-1848) 1
Haymond, William. 1
Hull, Maud M. 1
Jackson family 1
Laidley, James M. 1
Levassor, Eugene 1
Longacre, Mrs. Glenn V. 1
Matthews family 1
Maxwell, Rufus. 1
McCausland, John, 1836-1927 1
McCleery, William. 1
McGrew, James Clark. 1
McKinney, Lt. W.M. 1
Menear, David. 1
Menear, Philip. 1
Monongalia and Harrison Counties 1
Parsons, Thomas. 1
Poole, Ella. 1
Randolph, Thomas M. (Thomas Mann), 1768-1828 1
Reeder, Benjamin. 1
Rowan, Andrew Summers 1
Slack, Greenbury. 1
Smith, William. 1
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 1
Webster Springs High School (Webster Springs, W. Va.) 1
Webster-Hardwood Lumber Company 1
Wells family 1
Wilkinson, J. N. 1
Withers family 1
Withers, Alexander Scott, 1792-1865 1
Young family 1
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