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Rector-Hiett-Hall Families, Records

Collection Number: A&M.1637
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typescript entitled “Enoch Rector, his Fore-fathers and Descendants”, by Thomas Rector (undated); a typescript entitled "The (Reynear) Hall Family," by D.B. Hall (1925); a short historical sketch of the First Baptist Church of Parkersburg, at which Enoch Rector was pastor (ca. 1958); and the family record from James Hiett's Bible. Also included are 12 photographs of members of these three related lines.
Dates: ca. 1855-1890s, 1925, 1958

Richard Duez, Collector, Photographs of Northern West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.3914
Overview One compact disk of 110 digital files of photographs collected by Richard Duez of images of subjects located mostly in northern West Virginia, although there are some items featuring subjects located in Charleston and other places in the state. Locations include Clarksburg, Elkins, Fairmont, Mannington, Parkersburg, St. Marys, etc. Subjects include city views, street scenes, buildings, businesses, and transportation, among others. Also includes addendum of 2013/05/08 that includes 471...
Dates: ca. 1900-1940

Richard L. Woodyard Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1189
Overview Sermons, essays, lectures, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers of a Methodist preacher who served in Clarksburg and Sutton, West Virginia; Louisa, Kentucky; and along the Ohio River from Ashland, Kentucky, to Parkersburg.
Dates: 1808-1872

Robinson Family Manuscripts

Collection Number: A&M.2662
Overview Most of the letters are to Helen M. Robinson of Fetterman, Taylor County, West Virginia, from relatives and friends. Subjects discussed include housekeeping, fashions, farming, schools, religion, and the Civil War from both the Confederate and Union perspectives. There are frequent, specific references to the political and military state-of-affairs in the upper Ohio Valley region.
Dates: 1847-1883

Rosalie Stewart Detch, Papers and Ephemera

Collection Number: A&M.3968
Overview Papers and ephemera of Rosalie Stewart Detch, West Virginia University alumna and school teacher and administrator in Greenbrier County. Includes material regarding Detch's father John L. Stewart, her time as a student at WVU, and her career in education. Includes programs, news clippings, tickets, schedules, postcards, and photographs, among other material. See "Scope and Content Note" for further information.
Dates: 1907-1982

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Tavenner Family Papers and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.0081
Overview Papers of Thomas Tavenner and the Tavenner family of western Virginia, including correspondence; memoirs; journals; financial and legal documents; pamphlets; newspapers; and other material. Much of the material in this collection regards the Civil War. The Tavenner family were Confederate sympathizers. The collection is organized into ten series, including: 1. Correspondence (1796-1955, undated); 2. Reminiscences (1861-1866, undated); 3. Journals (1840-1863); 4. Financial papers (1821-1901,...
Dates: 1772-1955; Majority of material found within 1855-1866

Schools, Parkersburg, Report Cards

Collection Number: A&M.1271
Overview Rewards of merit from the Parkersburg Institute to Stephen Kelly, 1846-1847; tokens of esteem to Stephen Kelly, H & E Phinney, Printers, n.d.; and report cards of Edwin Kelly, Washington Free School,1869-1870.
Dates: ca. 1846-1870

Sidney E. Shaw, Soldier, Civil War Records and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.0944
Overview Records of Captain Sidney F. Shaw regarding his service in the Union army during the Civil War in the 15th West Virginia Infantry as "Acting Chief Engineer and AAA General" in the Department of West Virginia. Includes a transcription of his diary regarding his fighting retreat to save supplies and wagons from Jubal Early's army in July, 1864 during Early's northern invasion. This was an episode within Early's campaign to demonstrate against Washington, D.C. that led to the battle of Monocacy....
Dates: 1864-1918; Majority of material found within 1898-1908

Steamboats Records

Collection Number: A&M.1406
Scope and Contents Letters of a West Virginia River Captain to his daughter, 1877-1885; papers of Captain Edward B. Cooper, 1879-1891, Master of the Steamer Sonoma operating between Ravenswood and Parkersburg; bills of lading and miscellaneous papers, 1891-1930, 1955; log book of the Steamer Victor, 1932, operating out of Ashland, Kentucky for the Ashland Oil Company; and a log book of the Steamer Greenbrier, 1939, operating on the Ohio and Kanawha rivers.
Dates: 1877-1939

Steamboats Records

Collection Number: A&M.1409
Scope and Contents Passenger books of the steamer "Sonoma," operating between Ravenswood and Parkersburg.
Dates: 1884

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Elkins, Davis, 1876-1959 1
Equality Oil Company 1
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First Baptist Church, Parkersburg 1
Fleischer family 1
Ford, J. B. 1
Francisco, Lewis 1
Frederick, Julius C. 1
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