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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 Collection

Collection Number: A&M.0802
Scope and Contents The correspondence and notes of Corinne E. Cutright, principally concerning her work as a genealogist, containing information on many family names, see processing notes for partial listing. There are, also, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous printed material regarding Upshur County, Harrison County, and general West Virginia history; obituaries; Civil War; and a list of Revolutionary War soldiers and pensioners.
Dates: 1902-1949

Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Papers

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

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

Jack Sandy Anderson, Compiler, Historical Records Regarding West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.3903
Overview Historical material compiled by Jack Sandy Anderson. Contains a land grant for land in Monongalia County, Virginia signed by James Monroe (1801; oversize); a typed copy of a Civil War-era letter from a Union soldier (1862); genealogical information; and other material. Also includes notes from the donor, which give context and sometimes genealogy of the items' owners. For contents list, see Scope and Content Note.
Dates: 1801-2013

Johnson Family Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M.2294
Overview Correspondence of Johnson and allied families concerning local church matters and family news, a majority which concerns the descendants of Joseph and William Johnson, the most prominent members of the family. Joseph was the first governor of Virginia from the western part of the state. His brother, William, was the first postmaster at Bridgeport. Noteworthy is a letter to William Johnson dated November 29, 1864, from Mason Hesser a Confederate prisoner at Elmira, New York, during the Civil...
Dates: 1820-1987

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

Thornton Tayloe Perry, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3192
Overview This microfilm version of the Thornton Tayloe Perry Collection held by the Virginia Historical Society contains historical material collected by Perry over a 30 year period. It concentrates upon western Virginia and West Virginia with particular emphasis upon the lower Shenandoah Valley and Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan counties of West Virginia. The microfilm was placed in the West Virginia Collection by the Virginia Historical Society under provisions of a National Historical Publications...
Dates: 1732-1965

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