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Julia M. Davis, Author, Records

Collection Number: A&M.2826
Overview Interviews with and reviews of the fiction of Julia Davis, a member of a prominent Harrison County family whose most distinguished member was her father, John W. Davis, the 1924 Democratic Presidential candidate. In the interviews she tells of the influence upon her career of Melville Davisson Post and of the historic activities of her family, particularly before and during the Civil War. Her maternal grandparents, who resided in Jefferson County, observed the trial and execution of John Brown....
Dates: 1980

Lucie S. Wysong, Papers of a Jefferson County Family

Collection Number: A&M.4201
Overview Family papers of Lucie S. Wysong of Charles Town, Jefferson County, West Virginia and Sykesville, Carroll County, Maryland. Includes letters, receipts, tax documents, and legal documents. Most of the letters were sent to Lucie. Letters are clipped to the envelopes in which they were found, though in some cases the dates do not match. Lucie seems to have written notes on the envelopes regarding their content. Additional documents concern her earlier relatives of Jefferson County including...
Dates: 1829-1904; Majority of material found within 1871-1889

Matthew Page Andrews, Editor and Author, Letters

Collection Number: A&M.0409
Overview The correspondence of a Baltimore editor and author of prominence as a Southern historian during the inter-war years. Matthew Page Andrews (1879-1947) was born in Shepherdstown, being the nephew of the famous southern writer, Thomas Nelson Page. He was the author of Women in the South in War Time, The Tercentenary History of Maryland, Virginia, The Old Dominion, A History of the United States and The American's Creed and Its Meaning. He was editorial advisor to the Yale University Press film...
Dates: 1921-1944

Mrs. G.H. Fisher, Collector

Collection Number: A&M.2379
Overview Collection consists of assorted newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and brochures relating mostly to the history of West Virginia, Virginia, and Maryland. See inventory folder for list of file folder headings.
Dates: 1920-1965

Philip Mallory Conley, Collector, Miscellaneous Items Regarding West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.2981
Overview Three typescripts and oversize framed materials compiled by Phil Conley (1887-1979), a West Virginia historian, author, and teacher. Typescripts are from "Know Your State" in 1962 and 1963. They cover the first governor of Ohio, Edward Tiffin; the four governors of Ohio that were from West Virginia; and the Shawnee chief, Cornstalk. Framed items consist of an 1876 map of Charleston, West Virginia; a 1979 House of Delegates resolution honoring Conley; and two undated portraits of Conley....
Dates: 1876, 1962-1979 and undated

Storer College, Administrative and Operational Records

Collection Number: A&M.1322
Scope and Contents Records of Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry. This collection contains mainly administrative and operational records of the college. Types of records include annual reports, publications, memorabilia, artifacts, and other material. This collection includes material regarding John Brown's Fort.The collection is organized into eighteen series, including:Series 1. Correspondence; 1865-1953; boxes...
Dates: 1865-1960; Majority of material found within 1930s-1950s

Storer College Correspondence, Business Papers, and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.2621
Overview Records of Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry. Types of records include correspondence, business papers, photographs, memorabilia, issues of the Storer Record (the Storer College newspaper), financial records, scrapbooks, bulletins, minute books, newspaper and magazine clippings, diaries, motion pictures, and miscellaneous material. Includes records regarding the early years of the...
Dates: 1854-1964

Uz Barns, Soldier, Civil War Diary

Collection Number: A&M.0974
Overview Diary of Uz Barns of Ritchie County, a volunteer in the Union Army who served as a private in the 10th West Virginia Infantry. The diary covers the years 1862 through 1865 and contains daily entries, mainly regarding weather conditions. Barns also wrote about marches and distances marched per day; encampments at various places in eastern West Virginia and in Winchester, Virginia; and engagements with Confederate forces at Beverly, (West) Virginia, Harpers Ferry, (West) Virginia, and Deep...
Dates: 1862-1865

William J. Pyewell, Civil War Soldier's Letter

Collection Number: A&M.2670
Overview A letter from William J. Pyewell, a Union solider, to his mother. This letter was sent from his unit's encampment at Bolivar where winter quarters were being established which he noted by mentioning the construction of bakery ovens. He says that he is not to be discharged before the end of the war which he thinks can not last more than three years. He also says that he will send part of his pay to her since they are expecting the paymaster and that he will ask for a furlough soon.
Dates: 1862 Oct 12

Zion Episcopal Church Records

Collection Number: A&M.2888
Overview Vestry minutes and parish records of the Zion Episcopal Church of Charles Town. The vestry minutes concern business meetings of the church, ministerial appointments, program scheduling and church maintenance. A detailed account of expenditures and donor bequeathals is included. The parish records contain indexed and unindexed records of birth, marriage, membership and burials as well as ledgers on contributions to theological education, missionary efforts, charity disbursements, church repairs...
Dates: 1842-1984

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