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Robert E. Nichols, Collector, Glass Plate Negatives by Bruce Washburn of Harrison County

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Collection Number: A&M.4113
Overview Digital image files of glass plate negatives of a Harrison County photographer Bruce Washburn who lived in Good Hope on Midway Road, Harrison County. Some images are identified, most are not. Identified locations include Jane Lew in Lewis County; and West Milford and Lost Creek in Harrison County. There are many images documenting the timber industry (perhaps in Webster County), including a sawmill; and fewer images documenting oil and gas activity, and agricultural work. There are also...
Dates: ca. 1900-1920

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Tavenner Family Papers and Other Material

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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. The collection is organized into ten series, including: 1. Correspondence (1796-1955, undated); 2. Reminiscences (1861-1866, undated); 3. Journals (1840-1863); 4. Financial papers (1821-1901,...
Dates: 1772-1955; Majority of material found within 1855-1866

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

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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

Roy Dean Ash, Collector, Land Grant and Bond for Sale of Land

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Collection Number: A&M.2003
Overview Two photocopies of manuscript documents: 1.) A land grant signed by James P. Preston, Governor of Virginia granting Michael Briel 81 and 3/4 acres in Frederick County, Virginia (1813, 1817); 2.) An agreement for the sale of land in Harrison County (near Clarksburg, Virginia) by Bryon J. Basset to John E. Woodward (1857, 1860, 1863, 1865, 1868 are signature dates).
Dates: 1813, 1857

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

Samuel Kramer, Soldier, World War I Service Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3808
Overview United States Army military service records for Harrison County resident Samuel Kramer (1918-1919), including five documents for: induction; entraining to Camp Lee, Virginia; promotion; demobilization; and honorable discharge. Also includes three documents (4 leaves) dating from 1939, 1952, and 1953 regarding collection of pension by Mrs. Helen Kramer. There is one undated cover slip for coupons for purchasing sugar as part of a war rationing effort.
Dates: 1918-1919, 1939-1953

Schools, Harrison County, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1390
Overview Minutes of the Board of Education, Clarksburg (West Virginia) District, 1879-1915; a typescript copy of a teaching contract, Buffalo Creek, 1835; and a note concerning the school fund for Harrison County, 1863-1865.
Dates: 1835, 1879-1915

Smith Family of Barbour and Harrison Counties, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3959
Overview Papers from the Smith family from Barbour and Harrison County, West Virginia. Includes digital content, slides, high school diplomas, and a marriage certificate. Digital content includes photographs and genealogical information. Photograph subjects include family members, ephemera, degrees, and other family papers pertaining to the Smith family as well as Smith ancestors and descendants of the House and Wamsley families. An inventory can be found in folder 1.
Dates: 1908-2013; Majority of material found within ca. 1930-2013

St. Charles Hotel of Clarksburg (W. Va.) Ledger

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Collection Number: A&M.3053
Overview The ledger of a Clarksburg hotel kept by its proprietor W. W. Boggess. It includes names of those registered and their town or city of home residence. Also there are accounts of travel expenses, groceries and construction costs. Part of this ledger was used as a scrapbook of election statistics from news clippings of the 1890's for Harrison County.
Dates: 1879-1904

Stout Family Land Deed

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Collection Number: A&M.2726
Overview Xerox copy of a land deed for a plot in Harrison County, WV, between Hezekiah Stout and his son, Milton Stout, dated Nov. 24, 1825.
Dates: 1825

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