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Equality Oil Company, Corporation Book

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Collection Number: A&M.1424
Overview Minutes, record of wells drilled, and financial data of a Parkersburg oil company.
Dates: 1908-1911

Eugene Levassor Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1363
Overview Correspondence, business and legal papers, maps and printed materials of a French emigre, land speculator, and merchant from Cincinnati and Parkersburg. Subjects include Levassor's extensive landholdings in Kanawha, Lincoln, Jackson, Wood, Wirt, and Monongalia counties, and activities of his land agents; James Swann lands; the coming of the Northwestern Virginia Railroad to Parkersburg; the Panic of 1857 in that city; oil fever in the Wood County area, 1859-1866; and the activities of J.H. Diss...
Dates: 1796-1894

First Baptist Church of Parkersburg Records

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Collection Number: A&M.2952
Overview Minutes of the church, 1817-1910, and of the Parkersburg Baptist Association, 1819-1869. Lists and reports of member churches, including Hughes River, Marietta, Bethesda, Sampson Creek, Mount Zion, Reedy Creek, and Elizabeth. Lists of early members (white and black) of the First Baptist Church 1817-1844. An historical sketch of the Parkersburg Baptist Association written by Rev. J.W. Carter in 1869, with a statistical report on member churches 1818-1869.
Dates: 1817-1910

Gainer Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2951
Overview Correspondence of Loyd Gainer and Katharyn Gaston Gainer of Parkersburg, parents of folklorist and WVU faculty member, Patrick Gainer, concerning their courtship and family matters. Family photographs and clippings relating to Patrick Gainer's career. Commercial and handmade valentines and greeting cards.
Dates: 1892-1944

George K. Campbell, Civil War Journal

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Collection Number: A&M.3124
Overview Private journal of George K. Campbell of Athens County, Ohio, who served as an officer in Company B of the 116th. Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Gettysburg campaign and the summer, fall, and winter of 1863, when he saw service in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Campbell served detached duty as an escort officer for recruits and prisoners during the spring and summer of 1864 and visited New York, Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. He joined...
Dates: 1863-1864

Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1199
Overview Papers of Judge Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) of Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, and papers of his grandson Wilson Lee Camden (1870-1958). Gideon D. Camden was a lawyer, Democratic politician, member of the Virginia Convention of 1850-1851, circuit judge, and state senator (1872-1876). His papers include correspondence, legal and business papers, surveys and plats, and printed material. Subjects include Virginia, West Virginia, and national politics; the railroad, oil, timber, and...
Dates: 1784-1958, undated

Gordon B. Gibbens Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2816
Overview Correspondence of Gordon B. Gibbens of Parkersburg, West Virginia. Subjects discussed include personal and family business, West Virginia Republican Party affairs, and Gibbens' political appointments. Correspondents include Senators Stephen B. Elkins, Nathan B. Scott, and James A. Hughes, as well as numerous Ohio Valley politicians. One letter (21 December 1896) is an endorsement by a group of "colored" voters of Wood County for Gibbens' appointment to political office, and another letter (17...
Dates: 1878-1879,1889, 1891, 1896-1898, 1900-1902

Hardy County Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1745
Overview A travel journal, ca. 1857; a diary, 1941; survey records, 1894-1896; account books, 1788-1811 - 1891-1894; county and parish tax levies, 1800; a book of geographic terms and facts kept by Susan I. Branson in 1836; and a Branson family record book. People mentioned include Captain Eddie Rickenbacker. Places mentioned include: Cincinnati, Ohio; and, in West Virginia, Romney, Evansville, Clarksburg, Parkersburg, Coolville, Athens, Branch Mountain, Moorefield, Front Run Valley, Camp Branch Run,...
Dates: 1788-1941

Harrison and Doddridge Counties, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1018
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, principally from Harrison and Doddridge county papers, concerning W. Va. Servicemen in World War I, weather and flood reports, and miscellaneous West Virginia Subjects. There are also some clippings from Parkersburg and various Ohio papers.
Dates: 1917-1950

H.E. Matheny, Collector and Compiler, Civil War Correspondence and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.1330
Scope and Contents Forty-nine letters of Ephraim W. Frost of Co J., 116th Reg, Ohio Vol Inf. Frost, who lived in Coolville, Ohio, near Parkersburg, was stationed at Moorefield, Martinsburg, near Romney, Winchester and Sleepy Creek in Morgan County, where his Reg. was guarding the B & O. The letters comment on fighting in the Shenandoah Valley in 1864 around Woodstock, mention of McNeill, Imboden, and Mosby, and contain much on camp life in the eastern panhandle area. Frost was wounded near Piedmont in May...
Dates: 1861-1865

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