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Courtney-Lazell Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1875
Overview The collection includes photocopies of land grants (1798, 1801, 1802, and 1832), treasury warrant records (1779-1780), survey maps, and property maps (two originals, ca. 1966) relating to landholdings, family farms, and tracts in Monongalia County, West Virginia containing Pittsburgh coal seams owned by Thomas Lazzell, Robert Courtney, Michael Courtney, and their descendants in Monongalia County, West Virginia. There are also photocopies of church baptism records (1756-1825) and a War of 1812...
Dates: 1966-1994

C.W. Cramer Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0351
Overview Papers of a Morgantown attorney, including correspondence, broadsides, and other materials relating to politics in Monongalia County, West Virginia.
Dates: 1894-1918

D. Boston Stewart Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0470
Overview David Boston Stewart (1826-1915), a farmer from Monongalia County, West Virginia, who served with the 48th Virginia Infantry and the 20th Virginia Cavalry during the Civil War and was a member of the Virginia Legislature from 1863 to 1864. Collection primarily consists of letters written to D.B. Stewart between 1862 and 1864 and between 1894 and 1906 that concern Stewart's time as a Confederate prisoner of war during the Civil War, and his personal life in the 1890s and early 1900s.
Dates: 1782-1919; Majority of material found within 1862-1906

Daughters of the American Revolution, Elizabeth Ludington Hagans Chapter, Morgantown, West Virginia Records

Collection Number: A&M.0483
Overview Correspondence, 1903-1947; lists of names of Revolutionary War soldiers and officers, burials, location of graves, and pensions. There is a list of frontier forts in Monongalia County; data on servicemen in World Wars I and II; and genealogical information on about one hundred families.
Dates: 1903-1947

Daughters of the American Revolution, Elizabeth Ludington Hagans Chapter, Morgantown, West Virginia Records

Collection Number: A&M.0474
Overview Correspondence, reports, and other manuscripts of the Morgantown chapter of the D.A.R., relating to the history of Stewartstown, Morgantown, and Monongalia County; also genealogical materials for this area.
Dates: 1892, 1903-1947

Deakins Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0624
Scope and Contents Additional Deakins family papers, consisting of correspondence, bond of conveyance, deeds, surveys and plats. [ALS] to Colonel Francis Deakin from John Compton, 1793, relative to surveys made by John Compton in 1792; bond of conveyance for land in Randolph County owned by Deakins heirs, 1809; five deeds for land owned by the Deakins family in Randolph and Preston counties W. Va., 1808-1885; 1848 deed from Francis Deakins to Northwestern Turnpike Co.; seven surveys and plats for lands in...
Dates: 1778-1881

Deakins Family Papers and Surveying Compass

Collection Number: A&M.0197
Overview Includes records from several generations of the Deakins family of Montgomery County, Maryland and north central West Virginia. William (1742-1798) and Francis (1739-1804) Deakins, among the first generation, were active as land speculators after the American Revolution, applying their skills as surveyors to leverage acquisition of western lands. From 1778 their activities are documented through deeds, agreements, surveys, plats, surveyors' field books, court papers, and letters related to land...
Dates: 1778-1925

Dennis M. Willis Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M.1816
Overview Scrapbook of State Senator Dennis M. Willis, who represented Monongalia County from 1925-1929. The material covers West Virginia political and economic questions.
Dates: 1925-1929

Donley L. Stiles, Reminiscences of Monongalia County

Collection Number: A&M.3032
Overview The boyhood memoirs of an elderly Monongalia County resident, entitled, "Our Daily Bread" relating rural life in the early years of the twentieth century. There is mention of home remedies, farming, country stores, school, church, holidays, transportation and folkways. He describes in detail seeing the first automobile in the western part of the county. Also contains some genealogical notes on William White and family, White is the surveyor who named that portion of the county, Battelle...
Dates: 1910-1916

Dr. William H. Waddell, Veterinarian and Author, Records

Collection Number: A&M.0300
Overview Correspondence, book reviews, certificates and pictures of Waddell, a pioneering black veterinarian and author. His books (People Are The Funniest Animals, The Black Man in Veterinary Medicine, Universal Veterinarianism, and Historical Facts of the Black Veterinarian) document the little known contributions of African-Americans from antebellum times to the present...
Dates: 1938-1987

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