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Julia Welch Bates, Parkersburg High School Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M.3142
Overview High school scrapbook of a Parkersburg native, Julia Bates Welch. The scrapbook consists of cards, photos, diary entries and lists of classmate names. The diary entries are about typical social events for a female teenager of that era such as parties, picnics and camping with comments about her friends and their experiences of the events.
Dates: 1919-1923

Lewis Francisco Diary

Collection Number: A&M.0230
Overview Diary and commonplace book with miscellaneous entries showing: types of employment in Parkersburg and Charleston; weather conditions; and prices of clothing, room and board, tools, and wages.
Dates: 1841-1865

Little Kanawha Railroad, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2411
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, financial papers, and other assorted materials relating to the Little Kanawha Railroad and sister companies in West Virginia and surrounding states. The papers deal with the purchase by the Little Kanawha Syndicate of the Little Kanawha Railroad, which ran from Zanesville to Parkersburg, and the surrounding coal lands. Members of the syndicate included George J. Gould, William E. Guy, and Joseph Ramsey, Jr. Correspondents include: J.T. Blair, Lawrence Greer, J.S....
Dates: 1904-1913

Log Books of the Steamboat "Sonoma"

Collection Number: A&M.2977
Overview Two log books from the Ohio River Steamboat Sonoma, dated 1884.
Dates: 1884

Maggie Metheny, Author, Typescript Regarding Travel by Wagon from West Virginia to Kansas

Collection Number: A&M.4446
Overview Typescript authored by Maggie (Rhodes) Metheny regarding her family travelling from West Virginia to Kansas by covered wagon in 1892, with copies of related correspondence and family photographs.
Dates: 1953-1957

Marcia Louise Sumner Phillips, Journal of an Upshur County Resident Regarding the Civil War

Collection Number: A&M.1846
Overview Photocopy of typescript transcription of the manuscript journal kept by Marcia Louise Sumner Phillips of French Creek and Buckhannon, Virginia (West Virginia). It contains commentary on local and family affairs, and on Civil War military activities in the western Virginia and Virginia areas. Other subjects include churches, travel, elections, holiday celebrations, and the 1863 statehood convention in Parkersburg. There are descriptions of and quoted conversations with officers of both the Union...
Dates: 1861-1863

Mary McKendree Johnson, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1132
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of genealogical notes on a number of Virginia and West Virginia families. There are also lists of war pensioners, copies of county and parish records, historical news clippings on Virginia and West Virginia, one box of newsclippings and other material relating to Wood County history and a folder of John J. Jackson papers, 1837-1884. For a list, see inventory sheets.
Dates: 1932-1958

Mary McKendree Johnson, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1100
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of a loose leaf note book with Mrs. Johnson's articles on "Your Famous Forefathers," published serially, 1953-1954 in Hampshire Review; also clipping on early Parkersburg history.
Dates: 1913, 1932-1958

Mortimore W. Giboney, Full Confession to the Murder of Abraham Deem (copy)

Collection Number: A&M.2343
Overview Photostat copy of the full confession of Mortimore Giboney, hanged at Parkersburg, 16 September 1864, for the murder of Abraham Deem.
Dates: 1864

Northwestern Bank of Virginia and the Parkersburg National Bank, Minute Books

Collection Number: A&M.1429
Scope and Contents Minute book of the Parkersburg branch of the Northwestern Bank of Parkersburg branch became a national bank, taking the name of the Parkersburg National Bank.
Dates: 1855-1868

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