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County Highway Maps for West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.4479
Content Description Highway maps for the 55 counties of West Virginia created in 1937. They are in two tones (blue on white), in varying dimensions (including items in the range of 36 in. x 36 in. to 36 in. x 58 in., etc.), and scaled to 1 inch equaling 1 mile. Features indicated on the maps include: roads (US, primary state roads, secondary state roads); state, county, district, and corporate lines; railroads; streams; parks and forests; highway bridges; county seats; cities and villages; lodges; farms;...
Dates: 1937

Long/Trail Southeastern West Virginia Historical Records

Collection Number: A&M.3762
Overview Records and photographs documenting the history of southeastern West Virginia compiled by Summers County residents Fred Long and Stephen Trail. Many of the items were collected by a local newspaper, the Hinton Daily News (later the Hinton News). The collection focuses on the history of Summers County and Hinton from the mid-1700s to 2012, as well as the history of other areas in southeastern Virginia and western Virginia....
Dates: ca. 1870-2015

Raleigh County Cemetery Readings

Collection Number: A&M.2843
Overview Readings from the following Raleigh County cemeteries: New Salem Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Abraham, West Virginia; Garten Cemetery, near Plumley Mountain, Richmond District; Plumley Family Cemetery, Abraham, West Virginia. All taken August 1982 by Cecilia G. Schiller. One sheet containing a partial listing of HICKS/HIX Cemetery readings, atop Sewell Mountain, Summers County, WV, with an attached map.
Dates: 1982

Rufus E. Ribble, Photographer, Panoramic Group Portrait Photographs of Coal Miners and Related Subjects

Collection Number: A&M.4167
Overview This collection of panoramic photographs primarily documents the coal miners of Fayette and Raleigh counties. The photographer, Rufus "Red" Ribble, was born May 14, 1878, near Blacksburg, Virginia, and died December 27, 1967 in West Virginia. He came to West Virginia sometime before 1920 and lived out his life in Mount Hope. The collection contains 119 panoramic photographs, which were made with a large rotating camera called a Cirkut camera. These photos are contact prints; all but one are...
Dates: ca. 1920-1958

Vida Bailey, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1847
Overview Indentures, deeds, court papers, land grants, letters, church notices, tax and other receipts, bills, notes and other materials concerning the Bluestone River area in Summers County, West Virginia, especially the Josiah Meadows and Robert Lilly families. Includes a Church of Christ minute book kept by Thomas Lilly, 1802-1817; a land grant to Jesiah Meador signed by Governor James P. Preston, 1809; and a letter from William Sellergrit Lilly from upper Louisiana Territory telling of earth...
Dates: 1790-1882

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