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Collection Number: A&M.4109
Overview Papers of James S. Watson relating to the Watson and Jollife families. Watson served in Civil War and was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in Monongalia County, West Virginia. Includes calling card, books, genealogical information, and photographs. See scope and content note for detailed information.
Dates: ca. 1840-1980
Collection Number: A&M.1808
Scope and Contents Materials Collected by Mrs. Louise Morris, genealogist and authority on local history. The collection includes a notebook kept by J. H. Wherry, a student at Jefferson College, Pa., in 1859; a genealogy of the DeVaul, Haun, [F]ast families of Marion and Monongalia counties, 1817-1957; an essay on "Immigration" by George Whitham, 1896, favoring immigration restriction because of the increased number coming from " the Latin races of southeastern Europe;" land surveys from dead books, 1827-1933,...