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Harvey W. Harmer (1865-1961) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1686
Overview Correspondence, speeches, essays, clippings, and account books of a Clarksburg lawyer, Republican state senator, and Harrison County local historian. Subjects include the history of Clarksburg and Shinnston; the Progressive Movement, women's suffrage, and prohibition in West Virginia; West Virginia Wesleyan College; West Virginia Historical Society; Methodism in Harrison County and the state; Methodist missions in Korea, China, India, the Philippines, and the United States; gristmills and...
Dates: 1842-1961

Haymond Family Papers

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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

Jack Sandy Anderson, Compiler, Historical Records Regarding West Virginia

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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

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

James Barbour, Governor, Land Grant to Jacob Bumgarner in Harrison County

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Collection Number: A&M.3758
Overview Original copy of land grant to Jacob Bumgarner for 372 acres "on the south fork of Hughes's river" in Harrison County, Virginia (present day West Virginia). The land grant is dated 7 October 1813, and is signed by by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, James Barbour. The document references three previous treasury warrants by their numbers, including 4653 (1810); 4614 (1811); and 18,444 (1783). Treasury warrants were legal instruments utilized for documenting land acquisitions in...
Dates: 1813

James M. Guiher, Jr. Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3579
Overview Personal papers of James M. Guiher, Jr. (1927- ), Editor and Head of Textbook Division of Prentice-Hall books, and son of James M. Guiher, Sr. (1897-1965), a prominent lawyer, politician, and community leader from Clarksburg, West Virginia. Includes autobiographical material, correspondence, publications, photographs, and other material regarding growing up in Clarksburg, attending Washington Irving High School (Clarksburg, WV), serving in the U.S. Army during WWII, attending Princeton and...
Dates: 1835-2014; Majority of material found in 1927-1976

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

Johnson Family Correspondence

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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

Jones Run Baptist Church Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1849
Overview Six record books of a Harrison County church, containing church covenant, lists of members, and minutes. There is correspondence, receipts, reports, letters of dismissal, miscellaneous papers, and a copy of "History of the Jones Run Baptist Church, Lumberport," written for the Judson Baptist Association, 1938.
Dates: ca. 1831-1959

Joseph M. Kellogg, Compiler, Notebooks

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Collection Number: A&M.1626
Overview Genealogical records, compiled by Professor Joseph M. Kellogg, Lawrence, Kansas, of the Henkel, McCann, Johnson, Mitchell, and Teter families. The records include copies of many nineteenth century documents. Allied families mentioned are Apple, Eschmann, Grisemer, Hammer, Harper, Hite, Pearies, Peterson, Ruleman, Scholl, See (Zeh), Simmons, Skidmore, and Westfall-Kortrecht. Most of these families settled in the South Branch Valley and the counties of Harrison, Lewis, Randolph, Barbour, Braxton,...
Dates: ca. 1945-1958

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Camden, Gideon D. (1805-1891) 5
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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 3
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West Virginia University 3
West Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1872) 3
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 2
Brown, Kenneth E. 2
Chapin family 2
Chapin, Phineas. 2
Clarksburg 50-Year Club 2
Cook family 2
Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961 2
Deakins family 2
Deakins, Francis. 2
Fairmont and Palatine Bridge Company 2
Fleischer family 2
Harmer family 2
Harmer, Harvey W. (Harvey Walker), 1865-1961 2
Harrison County Court 2
Haymond, Thomas. 2
Haymond, William. 2
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 2
Johnson family 2
Lilly family 2
Lynch family 2
Rector, Enoch. 2
Smith, Edward Grandison 2
Tavenner family 2
Tavenner, Jennet Withers. 2
Tavenner, Thomas, 1776-1857 2
Tavenner, William Cabell. 2
Tetrick, W. Guy. 2
Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1850-1851) 2
Watson family 2
Watson, Benjamin H. 2
Watson, Henry. 2
Watson, James O. 2
Watson, Thomas. 2
West Virginia Historical Society 2
West Virginia Library Commission 2
West Virginia Wesleyan College 2
West Virginia. Constitution. Flick Amendment 2
Adamston Flat Glass Company 1
Alderson-Broaddus College 1
Alexander, Herbert Lee. 1
Allen, Joshua family. 1
American Red Cross 1
Appel family 1
Ash and Purkey Families 1
Ash family 1
Ash, Adam. 1
Ash, Roy Dean 1
Ashby, George. 1
Ashby, Henry. 1
Ashby, William. 1
Bakewell, Theron Hervey. 1
Barr, Henrietta Fitzhugh 1
Bartlett family 1
Beaumont Glass Company ( Morgantown, W. Va.) 1
Bennett, Jonathan M. 1
Blackford family 1
Boggess, W.W. 1
Briel, Michael. 1
Brooke, Robert. 1
Brooks, Asa B. 1
Brown, J. Slidell. 1
Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893 1
C.H. Mead Coal Company 1
Cambric, W.G. 1
Camden family 1
Camden, John S. 1
Camden, Wilson Lee. 1
Campbell, Alexandar. 1
Campbell, Archibald W., 1833-1899. 1
Campbell, David. 1
Carder Lowe and Company 1
Carder Lowe and Company at Shinnston 1
Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878 1
Carney family 1
Carpenter, Charles. 1
Carter family - Genealogy 1
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Cassady, Capt. James S. 1
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Chicago, Parkersburg, and Norfolk Railroad 1
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Clarksburg Public Library. 1
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Coffman family 1
Compton, John 1
Conklyn family 1
Consolidation Coal Company 1
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