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Arthur I. Boreman Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0639
Overview Personal and business papers of Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896), lawyer, U.S. senator, circuit court judge, and first governor of West Virginia. The bulk of the collection consists of papers relating to his judgeship and to the law firm of Boreman and Bullocks, Parkersburg, WV. Series include correspondence, notes on cases tried before Judge Boreman, envelope cases of material regarding legal cases in which Boreman was involved, financial material, and political and judicial printed material....
Dates: 1830-1949

Bath-Shepherdstown Road Survey

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Collection Number: A&M.2646
Overview Survey by Charles B. Shaw for the Board of Public Works of a road between Berkeley Springs, Morgan Co. and Shepherdstown, Jefferson Co. Provided are statistics on course and grade as well as surveying location. Also includes sketches of the route's lay of the land, including some natural features such as streams and man made features.
Dates: 1836

Charles H. Ruggles, Civil War Letter Regarding Prisoners Taken by Mosby's Rangers

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Collection Number: A&M.1147
Overview Letter written by Charles H. Ruggles to a Mr. Lossing (possibly Benson J. Lossing), dated 26 November 1864. Ruggles asks Lossing to inquire of Colonel Milford at Fortress Monroe regarding the location and status of Majors David Ruggles and Edwin Moore, Union Army paymasters who had been taken prisoner by Mosby's Rangers during the Greenback Raid on the railroad between Harpers Ferry and Martinsburg on 14 October 1864. Collection contains a user copy. Please see "Historical Note" for further...
Dates: 1864

Charles James Faulkner, Attorney and Politician, Facsimiles of Printed Material

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Collection Number: A&M.0912
Overview Facsimiles of printed material of Charles J. Faulkner (1806-1884), who was a Martinsburg attorney, Virginia legislator, member of Congress, and ambassador to France during the James Buchanan administration. Also includes some facsimiles of manuscript material. Materials relate to Faulkner and the eastern Panhandle. Topics include Virginia-West Virginia politics; the Strother Hotel in Berkeley Springs, (West) Virginia; Berkeley County Court of Appeals; Berkeley and Jefferson County Whig mass...
Dates: ca. 1802, 1834-1853

County Highway Maps for West Virginia

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Collection Number: A&M.4479
Content Description Highway maps for the 55 counties of West Virginia created in 1937. They are in two tones (blue on white), in varying dimensions (including items in the range of 36 in. x 36 in. to 36 in. x 58 in., etc.), and scaled to 1 inch equaling 1 mile. Features indicated on the maps include: roads (US, primary state roads, secondary state roads); state, county, district, and corporate lines; railroads; streams; parks and forests; highway bridges; county seats; cities and villages; lodges; farms;...
Dates: 1937

Frances Packette Todd Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2354
Overview Correspondence, photographs, post cards, newspapers, pamphlets (regarding typical antebellum and postbellum topics such as slavery, states rights, etc.), official records including the 1793 marriage license for Lund Washington (George Washington's cousin) and Susanna Grayson, a 1732 shipping order for items, including gold and silver, to be transported from Delaware to London, a 1837 document authorizing payment of a navy pension to the children of Lt. John Packette, and memorabilia of a...
Dates: 1800-1985

George W. Koonce Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0407
Overview Correspondence and business papers of the family of George Koonce of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County. Koonce was a prominent Unionist during the Civil War, a representative at the 1861 Wheeling Convention, and later a member of the West Virginia State Senate. The correspondence spans 1854 to 1920 (the bulk of which is from the period 1870 to 1900) and principally includes personal letters to and from family members spread out from Baltimore to Galveston, Texas. The topics, for the most part,...
Dates: 1835-1920

Harpers Ferry National Park, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2291
Overview Correspondence, staff minutes, trail notes, and other materials relating to the management of Harpers Ferry National Park. There is also a map of Harpers Ferry with historical information by the US National Park Service (published in 2010).
Dates: 1950-1960, 2010

Helen Goldsborough, Collector, Miscellaneous Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2327
Overview Miscellaneous papers collected by Helen Goldsborough of Shepherdstown. Includes wills, deeds, broadsides, and some legal and personal papers of Edmund Lee.
Dates: ca. 1750-1820

Jefferson County Court Records

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Collection Number: A&M.2447
Overview This collection includes the tax book (1871) for Averill Township in Jefferson County, West Virginia; the tax book for Bolivar and Harpers Ferry Township, Jefferson County, 1871; and the Registrar's list of voters, precinct 1 Harpers Ferry (Oak Grove), Jefferson County, 1910.
Dates: 1871, 1910

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