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A. & R. Fisher Paper Company Ledger

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Collection Number: A&M.3077
Overview The ledger of a Wheeling paper manufacturing business of the 1830s and 1840s under the partnership of Archibald and Robert Fisher. This ledger is principally a cash book of receipts and payments of the firm from 1840 until 1844 for labor, supplies, sales, repairs and improvements. Noted for production of coarser types of papers often used for stationery, their Point paper mill employed 17 hands whose products were sold by the company throughout the Ohio and Mississippi Valleys with a total...
Dates: 1840-1851

Barns Family Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3066
Overview A framed lithograph of the James Barns residence in Cumberland Township, near Carmichaels, PA with an insert consisting of a drawing of the first successfully operating engine in Greene Co., ca. 1833, located in the Barns woolen factory on Muddy Creek, near Carmichaels, Pennsylvania. Included is an account by the donor about the Barns family of north central West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania. Mention is made of abolitionism, agricultural trends, James Barns, William Shinn Barns,...
Dates: 1884-1990

Blacksville Store and Gristmill Business Records

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Collection Number: A&M.0854
Overview Three ledgers and account books of a general store and gristmill at Blacksville owned by William Thomas.
Dates: 1850-1908

Brooke County Records

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Collection Number: A&M.0981
Overview Miscellaneous manuscripts all of which pertain to Brooke County: an 1848 deed; an agreement between the Wellsburg and Washington Turnpike Company and Arthur and John Henderson and J. Scott for construction of a portion of the turnpike, 1833; records of the firms of Lewis and Hedge and William B. Lewis and Company, Wellsburg, 1892-1894; and four unidentified account books for general merchandise, flour, feed, farming, and mill repair accounts, 1787-1789, 1880-1890.
Dates: 1881-1895

Charles L. Campbell, Compiler, (b.1876), Typescripts

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Collection Number: A&M.1314
Overview Typescripts compiled by a Wellsburg local historian, on the history of Holliday's Cove and the Hancock-Brooke County area. Subjects include prominent settlers, churches, schools, post office, toll roads, oil and gas wells, floods, gristmills, manufacture of gunpowder, iron and brick industries, newspapers, Indians, and the James Campbell and Alexander Morrow family genealogy.
Dates: ca. 1789-1956

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959), Barns Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1604
Overview Correspondence, business, and legal papers, and photographs of Thomas Barns (1750-1836) and his son John S. Barns, who operated a grist and saw mill at Polsleys Mill (now Fairmont). Papers deal with a river trip to Indiana, 1837; coal mining in 1839; the money question, 1838; land transactions, farming, and mercantile operations of the Barns family; Rosecrans in Middle Tennessee, 1863; and the poor economic conditions, 1878.
Dates: 1795-1908

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0258
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. marshal (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association Against...
Dates: 1787-1957

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1606
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. Marshall (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association...
Dates: 1787-1957

David Dare Brown, Compiler, Notebooks

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Collection Number: A&M.1630
Overview Notebooks contain correspondence, photographs, and manuscript histories of lumbering operations and old sawmills in the forest regions of central West Virginia, compiled by Brown for a projected study on lumbering in West Virginia.
Dates: ca. 1900-1957

Dickson Brothers Journals

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Collection Number: A&M.1570
Overview Journals of James and William Dickson, operators of a gristmill, fulling and carding mill, and a general merchandise store in Blooming Valley, Crawford County, Pennsylvania. The journals contain entries for the account of John Brown for the years 1826-1833.
Dates: 1822-1854

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Clarksburg 50-Year Club 2
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Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 2
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