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H.E. Matheny, Collector and Compiler, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1391
Scope and Contents Published and unpublished manuscripts on episodes in West Virginia history; civil war history; hunting; and police protection in industrial plants. Letter of Gen. T.M. Harris concerning organizing and outfitting of troops, 1861; copies of newspaper articles by Gen. Harris concerning "the Sabbath question", 1876; Letters (typescript copies) of Pvt. James Z. McCausland's Brigade, 1863-1864 (7 items), on the Battle of Droop Mountain: fight at Dublin, picket duty around Warm Springs, Virginia; the...
Dates: Various Dates

Henderson and Tomlinson Families Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1426
Overview Microfilm copy of the papers of the Henderson and Tomlinson families of Wood County, West Virginia, from 1789 to 1859. Materials relate to frontier life in the Parkersburg-Marietta area, and include Alexander Henderson's journal about his settlement on the Little Kanawha River, 1798-1803; his plantation accounts; letters on the Burr conspiracy; and an account of a duel between Henderson and Stephen R. Wilson in 1803. Also includes several items related to Marine Corps Commandant Archibald...
Dates: 1789-1859

Henri Jean Mugler Diary and Memoir

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Collection Number: A&M.1335
Overview Diary and memoir of a Confederate soldier, railroad laborer, and shop owner from Grafton. The memoir begins with Mugler's birth in Alsace-Lorraine in 1838, and covers his immigration to the United States; enlistment in the United States Army in 1851; military duty in New York, Boston, Rhode Island, Texas, California, and the Washington Territory where he participated in the expedition against the Yakima Indians as a member of Company B, Third Regiment, United States Artillery, under Phil...
Dates: 1838-1899

Henry R. Kelly, Collector, Scrapbook

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Collection Number: A&M.1205
Overview Scrapbook of a Parkersburg postal clerk containing historical clippings on Wood County and World War II, and the scrapbook (1854-1921) of A.L. Collins which has statements from numerous Parkersburg mercantile houses, criminal reward notices, and a few legal papers.
Dates: 1854-1955

Herbert P. McGinnis Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2492
Overview Well leases and records, geologic reports, maps, printed material, photographs, and other papers of McGinnis, an oil and gas operator who owned the Tri-State Oil & Gas Co. of West Virginia, and who, after graduating from Marshall University in 1910, became a leading figure in the oil and gas business. Some of his poetry is included in the collection.
Dates: 1908-1967

Hugh Sayre, Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2436
Overview Correspondence, miscellaneous family papers, nineteenth century school records, ledgers, bank books, and memorabilia of Hugh F. Sayre and family of Parkersburg, Reedy, St. Marys and West Creek, West Virginia. Some material relates to oil and gas leases on the Sayre family farm and Sayre's invention of a scientific alphabet called EBDECORD.
Dates: 1872-1927

J. H. Kelley, Physicians' Accounts

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Collection Number: A&M.2688
Overview Four volumes titled "Physician's Visiting List," dated 1886, 1891, 1905, and 1906, for the Parkersburg, West Virginia, area. The 1891 copy contains a prescription written by J.H. Kelley, M.D. of Parkersburg, suggesting that all volumes were Kelley's. They contain numerous names, addresses, charges, and treatments, as well as other miscellaneous notes.
Dates: 1886, 1891, 1905-1906

J.B. Ford Legal Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1679
Overview Suit papers and correspondence in the case of the BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD VS. J.B. FORD, general agent of the railroad at Cumberland and Wheeling. The papers include copies of documents relative to the building of the railroad from Cumberland westward to Parkersburg and Wheeling and the activities of Ford as general agent at Cumberland and Wheeling, 1852-1874. Most of Ford's evidence deals with the role of the railroad during the Civil War and its relations with the state of West Virginia....
Dates: ca. 1877

Johnson Newlon Camden (1828-1908) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1228
Scope and Contents Two business letters of Senator Camden concerning the Stewart Brick Company, Parkersburg, and a Democratic Electoral ticket for Virginia in 1852.
Dates: 1852; 1894

Joseph Hubert Diss Debar (1820-1905) Letters

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Collection Number: A&M.1711
Scope and Contents Typescript copy of a letter from J. H. Diss Debar, as Secretary of State Immigration and Relief Society of West Virginia, from Parkersburg, to John Wanstreet, St. Clara Colony, Deddridge County, concerning the sale of lots and issuing deeds to the purchasers.
Dates: 1870

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