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Job W. Parsons Diaries

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Collection Number: A&M.0598
Scope and Contents Pocket diary (1875-1879, 1880-1883) 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 566 for years 1881-1882; and A&M 637 for years 1874, 1884, 1886-1888, 1893-1894.
Dates: 1875-1879; 1880-1883

Job W. Parsons Diaries

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0637
Scope and Contents Pocket diary (1874, 1884, 1886-1888, 1893-1894) 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 566 for years 1881-1882; and A&M 598 for years 1875-1879, 1880-1883.
Dates: 1874; 1884; 1886-1888; 1893-1894

John R. Lynch Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0764
Overview Papers of a resident of Glenville include a notebook containing measurements of lumber, a memo book of logs sold, a tally book of rafts floated down the Little Kanawha River, a stock certificate in the Gilmer County Fair Association, and West Virginia Department of Agriculture statistics for 1920.
Dates: 1856, 1908-1924

John Stringer Hoffman (1821-1877) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1703
Overview Legal correspondence and papers of a Clarksburg lawyer who specialized in land title litigation and served as associate judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, 1862-1876. Papers pertain to lands in the central counties of West Virginia. Subjects include: the James Swan lands; European immigration to West Virginia following the Civil War; New York Southern Land Company; Philadelphia International Land Association; state economic development during Reconstruction; and timberlands...
Dates: ca. 1856-1883

John Thomas McGraw (1856-1920) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0086
Overview Papers of a Grafton attorney who was a lawyer for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and prosecuting attorney of Taylor County, West Virginia, assistant to Governor J.B. Jackson, collector of internal revenue for West Virginia, and a member of the Democratic National Committee. There are case papers and letters pertaining to McGraw's law practice; records relating to the purchase, sale, and development of timber, coal, and oil lands; and records of his directorships in the Grafton and Greenbrier...
Dates: 1842-1927, 1948

Johnson Newlon Camden (1828-1908) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0007
Overview Correspondence, maps, business records and other papers of a U.S. Senator, Democratic politician, and promoter of the oil industry, railroads, and coal and timber resources of West Virginia. The papers regard Camden's purchase of land in the 1850s; his activities in oil production and refining, 1860-1875; his presidency of the Camden Consolidated Oil Company and the Baltimore United Oil Company; the affairs of the Stewart Brick Company of Parkersburg; the Virginia debt controversy; and his...
Dates: 1845-1908

Lawrence William Nuttall (1857-1933) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2174
Scope and Contents One letter from J. Haynes Miller to Dr. Earl. L. Core, n.d, concerning Howard B. Tully, Sr. and Jr. and explanation of his source for the enclosed material on John Nuttall; one letter from Howard B. Tully, Jr. to Mr. Miller regarding the Nuttall material. A one page copy of a typescript, "Approximate General Statement as to holdings of John Nuttall Estate", describing the coal and timber lands in Fayette and Nicholas counties, income from, taxes on, and branch railroads owned by...
Dates: 1971; N.D.

Lewis Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0551
Overview Personal and business papers of the Lewis family, mainly of John D. (1800-1882), Charles C., Sr. (b.1839), and Charles C., Jr. (b.1865), of Kanawha County. For the period 1825-1875 there are papers of various members of the Ruffner, Dickinson, and Wilson families of West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Kansas, Missouri, and other states. The business papers relate to farming operations, the purchase and sale of slaves, salt manufacturing and trade, the Old Sweet Springs Company, coal, iron, oil,...
Dates: 1825-1936

Lumber Companies in Tucker County, Minute Books and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.1163
Overview Minute books of the J.L. Rumbarger Lumber Company, 1884-1910; the Condon-Lane Boom and Lumber Company, 1892-1910; and the Dry Fork Lumber Company, 1904-1910. These three companies had their central office in Philadelphia and were under the financial control of R.F. Whitmer. The collection also includes typescripts pertaining to the Dry Fork Lumber Company, William Whitmer & Sons, Parsons Pulp and Paper Company, J.L. Rumbarger Lumber Company, and the Holstein Lumber Company.
Dates: 1884-1910

Mason County Archives

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Collection Number: A&M.0663
Scope and Contents Record book of certificates of appraisement of estrays, including livestock, and lumber, boats and other articles adrift on the Ohio River; also judgements rendered for fines by several Justices and receipts of various county officials for copies of the Code of W.Va., Acts of the Legislature and dockets.
Dates: 1853-1859; 1861-1867; 1870-1876

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Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916 6
Democratic Party (U.S.) 6
Camden, Gideon D. (1805-1891) 5
Camden, J. N. (Johnson Newlon), 1828-1908 4
West Virginia University 4
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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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