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Thornton Tayloe Perry, Collector, Papers

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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

Topographic Maps

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Collection Number: A&M.1721
Overview Topographic maps by the U.S. Geological Survey of various cities and towns in West Virginia. These are quadrangle maps covering four-sided areas bound by parallels of latitude and meridians of longitude. Contour lines show land shapes and elevation; colors distinguish map features, such as roads, rural areas, woodlands, urban areas, landmark buildings, etc.
Dates: 1891-1989; Majority of material found within 1900-1980

W. Guy Tetrick, Compiler, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1306
Overview Marriage, birth, and death records; wills; estate inventories and settlements from various West Virginia counties; Sons of the Revolution applications; Harrison County family records and obituaries, and obituary clippings for West Virginia. Thistle, Roy, Collector. Papers, 1853-1934. ca.30 items (photocopies) and 1 reel of microfilm (1 vol.). Loaned for duplication by Roy Thistle, 1961. No.1443. A scrapbook containing: a brief history of Sistersville and the oil industry, particularly in Tyler...
Dates: ca. 1780-1950

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

West Virginia Library Commission, Correspondence and Legislative Material

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Collection Number: A&M.2612
Overview Correspondence concerning the 1977 proposed merger of the West Virginia Library Commission and the new Department of Culture and History. Also includes bills relating to the creation of the Department of Culture and History and the proposed merger.
Dates: 1977

West Virginia Library Commission, Letters and Reports

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Collection Number: A&M.1103
Scope and Contents Typescript letter from Dora Ruth Parks, Executive Secretary of the Commission to M.M. Reynolds, Assistant Librarian, WVU; a copy of a letter from Parks to Truman E. Gore, Secretary of the State Office Building Commission; and reports on a survey of Library functions in state government, and functions and requirements of a new state library building.
Dates: 1954-1963

William Haymond (1771-1848), History of the Haymond Family, Typed Document

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Collection Number: A&M.1695
Overview History of the Haymond family, pioneer residents of the Palatine tract in Marion County, West Virginia. Eight letters written by William Haymond to his nephew Luther Haymond recall frontier life in the Monongahela, Tygart, Ohio, and Kanawha valleys, 1780-1793. Subjects include the settlement of Morgantown, Clarksburg, Williamstown, the Palatine tract, and Coburn's Fort; land surveys in Harrison County; trapping and hunting; road surveying; and Indian warfare.
Dates: 1893

Willis Guy Tetrick, Jr. Genealogy Research Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3230
Overview Genealogy research papers compiled by W. Guy Tetrick and his son Willis G. Tetrick, Jr. The Tetricks were from Harrison County and the material in the collection mainly regards families of Harrison County and north central West Virginia. The collection contains mostly original genealogical compilations and family histories. It also contains personal and business correspondence; financial records; publications regarding local and state history; newspapers and news clippings; obituaries, cemetery...
Dates: 1708-1997

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