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John Rogers (1786-1864) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0005
Scope and Contents This collection embraces business letters, bills, receipts, notes, orders, checks, and personal correspondence of John Rogers, who was a pioneer merchant and iron manufacturer in Monongalia County, Virginia, during the first half of the nineteenth century.
Dates: 1777-1857

John Rogers (1786-1864) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0504
Scope and Contents Letters to and from John rogers of Morgantown concerning his business affairs; subjects of the letters include the Morgantown Bridge Company, building an academy in Morgantown, the North West Turnpike, stage routes between Morgantown and Uniontown, salt, wool, carding, the purchase of machinery for the manufacture of woolen goods, plow points, and negroes. Correspondents include John Hoye, J. M. Mason, George Calmes, John R. Cooke, George White, J. A. Stein, and G. Faber and Sons.
Dates: 1823 - 1852

Jolliff Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3241
Overview Collection consists of photographs, publications, letters, and newspaper clippings regarding the Jolliff and Watson families. Jolliff family history is highlighted in photocopies of the publication, Family Record and Genealogy of the Jolliff Family, From the Year 1760 to 1878 Inclusive by Oliver P. Jolliff and James S. Watson (1878). A photocopy of the Journal of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Encampment, Department of West Virginia, Grand Army of the Republic, Wheeling, West Virginia, May 19th, 20th...
Dates: 1878-1954

Joseph and Henry Bennett Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1731
Overview Letters of Henry and Joseph Bennett concerning travel by sea from New York to Chagres, Panama, overland across Panama and by ship to San Francisco in 1851. Letters from California, 1852-1853, discuss arrival of immigrants; employment conditions and wages; gambling and social life in San Francisco; investment opportunities; conditions in the gold mines; travel by steamboat to Hangtown (Placerville); churches; crime; Indians; mining profits; cost of land; ranching; blacksmith and plough shop in...
Dates: 1849-1923

Karen Haught, Compiler, Newspaper Clipping Notebooks Regarding Monongalia County, and Greene County, Pennsylvania

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Collection Number: A&M.3641
Overview Three clippings notebooks compiled by Blacksville, West Virginia resident Karen Haught regarding primarily the history of Monongalia County, West Virginia and Greene County, Pennsylvania in the period ca. 1800 to 1980. Clippings were culled from local newspapers.
Dates: 1930-1960, 1983

Lantz Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3095
Overview Papers of William Lantz (b. 1810), a Blacksville, WV farmer, constable, postmaster, and general store owner, and his descendants, particularly Remembrance Lantz. Included are family and business correspondence; bills, invoices, and ledger sheets relating principally to the Lantz family's general store; and militia documents and legal papers documenting William Lantz's activities as constable, justice of the peace, and commissioner of revenue for Blacksville.
Dates: 1814-1921

League of Women Voters, Morgantown-Monongalia Branch, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.2777
Overview Records of the League of Women Voters, Morgantown-Monongalia County, West Virginia. Includes membership lists, minutes, proposals, plans for conventions and environmental projects, and guides to government officials. See the scope and content note for detail.
Dates: ca. 1947-2010

Lewis Johnson Family Genealogy

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Collection Number: A&M.2259
Overview Biographical and genealogical information relating to Lewis Johnson of West Liberty, Ohio County, WV, (1776 July 19-1820 ca) and his descendants. The information was supplied and compiled by Thomas A. McCammon, a descendant of Johnson, and Audra Wayne of Wheeling, WV. Wayne provided McCammon with a photocopy of a contract between M.D. Lewis and the English Day School in West Liberty State College, West Liberty, WV. Included among these works, "The Demise of Lewis Johnson" by James Armstrong...
Dates: 1985

Lovebury Travel Journal

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Collection Number: A&M.2931
Overview Written by an unidentified Protestant Episcopal minister as a record of his journey from Upper Marlboro, Maryland, to Randolph County, West Virginia, to inspect a parcel of land that he had acquired. Documents early West Virginia travel, accommodations, and religious practices. Specifically mentioned are Georgetown, Frederick Town, Harpers Ferry, Potomac River, Old Town, Fort Cumberland, Allegheny River, Morgantown, and Bath. Subjects include: Methodism, Baptists, the Episcopalian Church, the...
Dates: 1789

Lynn Hastings Monongalia County Schools and Local History (Typescript)

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Collection Number: A&M.1375
Overview "Monongalia County Schools and Local History, 1864-1960," compiled by Lynn Hastings, includes lists of various county and school officials, rosters of teachers and students, and organizational data of the school system.
Dates: 1864-1960

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