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Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1221
Overview Papers of Judge Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) of Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia. Camden was a lawyer, Democratic politician, member of the Virginia Convention of 1850-1851, circuit judge, and state senator (1872-1876). Includes business correspondence, financial records, legal papers, and court records. Materials include the early land papers of Camden's law partner, John J. Allen, and the legal papers of the firm Allen and Camden, which deal primarily with land suits and surveys in...
Dates: 1816-1892, undated

Harry C. Woodyard (1867-1929) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2458
Overview Correspondence, legal, and financial, and miscellaneous papers of a businessman and politician from Roane County, West Virginia, who was elected to the state Senate in 1898 and to the U.S. Congress as a Republican for several terms: 1902-11, 1916-23, 1925-27. His early business activity was in wholesale groceries and the lumber industry. He later engaged in newspaper publishing and owned an estimated eighteen weekly papers. Woodyard's sons continued in their father's business after his death....
Dates: ca. 1913-1929

Hart and Woolworth Lumber Mill, Account Book

Collection Number: A&M.2322
Overview Journal of accounts, 1810-1820, for the Hart and Woolworth Lumber Mill, located in Martinsburg, West Virginia. The mill was originally owned by Stephen Hart and Reuben Woolworth, but Walter Martin bought Woolworth's share in March 1811. Pages of the account book are organized according to account owner. Entries list all work, amount charged, and account balance. Work typically include the sawing of boards, planks, lath boards, and clapboards (ash, oak, hemlock, birch, butternut), related items...
Dates: 1810-1820

Hendricks, West Virginia, Business Records

Collection Number: A&M.0659
Overview Correspondence, business papers, and account books of companies in the town of Hendricks, West Virginia. Included are records of J.E. Poling and Company; Hendricks Lumber Company; Piedmont Grocery Company; C.W. Harvey & Company; J.C. Orrick and Son Company; and the Baer Grocery Company of Cumberland, Maryland.
Dates: 1897-1944

Henry Gassaway Davis (1823-1916) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0013
Scope and Contents Collection materials contain letters received from 1865 to 1916, copies of letters sent, miscellaneous maps, business documents, and account books. Letters received arranged alphabetically and chronologically in boxes which are grouped as Business, Coal and Coke, H. G. Davis and Bro., Miscellaneous, Personal, politics, Railroads, Real Estate, and Timber; many of the volumes have complete indices of addresses.Among the correspondents are John D. Alderson, George W. Atkinson, W.H....
Dates: 1865-1916

Henry Ruffner (1790-1861) and William Henry (1824-1908) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1942
Overview Pamphlets include Henry Ruffner's antislavery pamphlet, 1847, and his Union speech, 1856. Subjects of the manuscripts and correspondence include family history; travel; Kanawha Salt Works; schools in Virginia and Kanawha County; Lane Seminary Library; Presbyterian Church; slavery, coal, gas, iron, and timber; Johns Hopkins, Washington and Lee, Harvard, Hobart, Cornell, and Hampden-Sydney colleges; Greenbrier County; Alabama; election of 1904; University of Virginia; Kanawha Valley floods;...
Dates: 1829-1913

Holt-Keyes Families Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0631
Overview Business and personal correspondence of several members of the Holt and Keyes families of Barbour County, West Virginia, including Ben M., Charles, Samuel T.H., and Stephen Holt, and W.G. and Bertha Holt Keyes. The collection includes records of firms operated by these families, mainly the Keyes Lumber Company, the Holt Ice Company, and Holt's Mill; genealogical material on the Holt family; records relating to foundries, coal, coke, building supplies, general merchandise, farm and construction...
Dates: 1878-1944

Howard Sutherland Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2503
Overview A collection of 400 letters, cards, petitions, telegrams, printed, and other similar items received and sent by U.S. Senator and Representatives Howard Sutherland (1865-1950) of West Virginia. The papers are part of Sutherland's constituent mail and are all concerned with the question of woman suffrage. The period covered is 1914-1919, and correspondence regarding both the Bristow-Mondell House Resolution, considered in Jan. 1915, and the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, voted upon 5 June 1919, is...
Dates: 1914-1919

Jacob Williamson Marshall (b.1830) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0054
Overview Papers of a livestock broker, farmer, and merchant of Mingo Flats, Randolph County, who was associated with John T. McGraw in the development of Marlinton and the purchase and sale of land, coal, and timber in neighboring Pocahontas County. There are some items of Civil War interest, while the bulk of the correspondence relates to the marketing of ginseng, beeswax, wool, venison, animal pelts, and farm machinery. There is significant correspondence relating to state politics and railroads....
Dates: ca. 1840-1900

Job W. Parsons Diaries

Collection Number: A&M.0566
Scope and Contents Pocket diary (1881-1882) of Job. W. Parsons, a farmer, lumberman, and stockman of Randolph County. There are daily entries center on routine farm chores, weather conditions, prices, and wages. See A&M 598 for years 1875-1879, 1880-1883; and A&M 637 for years 1874, 1884, 1886-1888, 1893-1894
Dates: 1881-1882

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Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911 3
Faulkner, Charles James, 1806-1884 3
Fleming, A. B. (Aretas Brooks), 1839-1923 3
McGraw, John T. 3
Parsons, Job W. 3
Wilson, William Lyne, 1843-1900 3
Alderson, J. D. (John Duffy), 1854-1910 2
Bennett, J.M. 2
Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878 2
Condon-Lane Boom and Lumber Company 2
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 2
Dayton, Alston Gordon 2
Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863 2
Garrett, John W. 2
Garrison, M. J. and Company 2
Goff, Guy Despard, 1867-1933 2
J.L. Rumbarger Lumber Company. 2
Kenna, John E. 2
M.J. Garrison and Company. 2
Mason, James M. II. 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Ruffner family 2
Sutherland, Howard 2
United States. Congress 2
United States. Congress. Senate 2
West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company 2
West Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1872) 2
West Virginia. Legislature 2
White, A.B. 2
Whitmer, William and Sons, Inc. 2
Whitney, William C. 2
Alderson, J. Coleman. 1
Ambler, Charles Henry, 1876-1957 1
American Aberdeen-Angus Breeders Association 1
American Colonization Society 1
American Constitutional League 1
American Victory Union 1
Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 1
Babb, John H. 1
Babcock Boom and Lumber Company 1
Baer Grocery Company 1
Baltimore United Oil Company 1
Bayard, Thomas F. 1
Belmont, August. 1
Bennett, Jonathan M. 1
Bishop, Charles Mortimer (1827-1896) 1
Blackwater Lumber Company 1
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 1
Boggess, J.R. 1
Bongiorni, Joseph P. 1
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 1
Bowman Lumber Company 1
Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876 1
Brown, David Dare. 1
Browning, Chauncey Jr. 1
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 1
C. W. Harvey and Company. 1
Camden Consolidated Oil Company 1
Camden, Wilson Lee. 1
Campbell, David. 1
Canaan Valley Development Company 1
Canaan Valley Produce, Inc. 1
Cannel Coal Company 1
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 1
Carroll, James H. 1
Cass, Joseph K. 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Cauthorn, T. B. 1
Cecil Lumber and Hardware Company 1
Cherry Run Mill 1
Chew, R.P. 1
Chilton, William E. (William Edwin), 1858-1939 1
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908 1
Coal River Navigation Company 1
Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage (U.S.) 1
Conley, William G. (William Gustavus), 1866-1940 1
Consolidated Gas Company 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
Copen Creek Coal Company 1
Core, Earl Lemley, 1902-1984 1
Cornell University 1
Courtney family 1
Courtney, Alpheus. 1
Courtney, John J. 1
Courtney, John. 1
Courtney, Ulysses J. 1
Cox, Jacob D (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900 1
Crogan, Patrick J. 1
Crook, George, 1828-1890 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. West Virginia Chapters 1
Davis, Edgar S. 1
Davis, Mattie - adoption. 1
Davis, T.B. 1
Dawson, William M.O. 1
Dayton, Spencer. 1
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