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Steamboats Records

Collection Number: A&M.1548
Scope and Contents Bills of lading from the Ohio River Transportation Company, Wheeling Wharf Boat Company, Parkersburg Rig & Reel Company, Shippers Packet Company Lines, and G. M. Beaver, steamboat agent and wharf boat proprietor, Sistersville.
Dates: 1929-1931

Stephenson Family Manuscript Journal

Collection Number: A&M.0943
Overview Microfilm of a manuscript journal of Edward Stephenson, and typescript copies of letters and reminiscences of John, Edward, and James M. Stephenson, of Wood County, West Virginia, including a journey in Mexico in the 1850s; also two photographs of the Stephenson home, built in 1812 in Parkersburg.
Dates: ca. 1802-1840

Stiles Family Oil and Mining Company, Records

Collection Number: A&M.0199
Overview Papers, maps, and photos of William C. Stiles and Samuel B. Stiles, developers associated with J.C. Rathbone and J.N. Camden in the oil industry of Wood County, in particular of the oil boom town of Volcano. Most of the papers are business correspondence, receipts and oil drilling records dealing with family owned business in Parkersburg and Volcano, namely the Zero Oil Company, the Power Oil Company, and the Jackson Land and Mining Company. There are family photographs, and records and...
Dates: 1837-1951

United Daughters of the Confederacy, General Jenkins Chapter, Scrapbooks of Records

Collection Number: A&M.3144
Overview Record scrapbooks kept by Daisy Neptune, historian of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, General Jenkins chapter of Parkersburg. The five scrapbooks consists of material concerning the chapter's history and the lives of local Confederate veterans and their families. Included are the service records of individual soldiers, chapter applications containing much genealogical data, obituaries and death notices of veterans and family members, and news clippings of organization activities. Also...
Dates: 1899-1972

Waitman T. Barbe (1864-1925) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0831
Overview Papers of the managing editor of the Parkersburg DAILY STATE JOURNAL, 1889-1895, editor of the WEST VIRGINIA SCHOOL JOURNAL, and member of the English faculty of West Virginia University, 1895-1925. The collection includes manuscripts of Barbe's published poetry and unpublished short stories, correspondence, notes, speeches, class lectures, illustrations for short stories drawn by John Rettig, a scrapbook of clippings of reviews and correspondence relating to Barbe's book, GOING TO COLLEGE, and...
Dates: 1884-1930

West Virginia County Finances

Collection Number: A&M.2601
Overview Financial statements of various West Virginia counties and cities, including city budgets, sanitation board budgets, general fund budgets, and auditor's reports. See inventory for complete list.
Dates: 1958-1975

West Virginia Newspaper Histories

Collection Number: A&M.3271
Overview Manuscript histories of WV newspapers by Ed Steel, Bonnie McBee, David Farmer and Pam Redmond. The histories include information on the newspapers and their news items and editors. Titles included are Guyandotte Herald (Huntington), Virginia Republican (Martinsburg), Monongalia Mirror, American Union (Morgantown), Parkersburg Gazette and Western Virginia Courier, and the Wheeling Times & Gazette and The Daily Young America.
Dates: 1984

Withers and VanDevender Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2109
Overview Correspondence, ledger books, account and cashbooks of the Parkersburg, West Virginia, firm of Withers and VanDevender (later Wiant and VanDevender), specializing in timber cutting, but also dealing in real estate, coal, oil, and orange growing. Subjects include timber cutting methods, costs, timber shipping, floods, freezes, droughts, log jams, timberland locations, timber purchases and sales, salaries of timber workers, and fruit groves in Florida. Counties mentioned include: Boone, Braxton,...
Dates: 1899-1951

Wood County Survey Plats

Collection Number: A&M.2970
Overview Survey plats made by L.G. Merrill & Associates of Parkersburg and Wood County, WV prepared by magisterial districts with the corresponding dates when the survey was made. Magisterial districts with dates are as follows: Box 1 - Clay, 1948-49; Harris, 1955-56; Lubeck, 1939-40; Parkersburg, 1929-32; Slate, 1953-54; Steele, 1956-57. Box 2 - Tygart, 1927-28; Union, 1946-47; Walker, 1952-53; Williams, 1937-38.
Dates: 1927-57

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