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Ancella Bickley, Historian, Research Papers Regarding African-Americans

Collection Number: A&M.4208
Scope and Contents This collection documents the research, public service, and life of Ancella Bickley, writer, educator, speaker, and historian. Includes writings, research materials, and more, focusing on the history of African Americans in West Virginia and the black experience in West Virginia. Collected research materials are predominantly facsimiles. Printed formats include correspondence, clippings, interview transcripts, typescript writings, publications, pamphlets, ephemera, speeches, articles, military...
Dates: 1775-2018 (Includes facsimiles); Majority of material found within 1970-2011

Henry vs. Pierpont, Monongalia County Court Record Regarding a Slave

Collection Number: A&M.0376
Overview Monongalia County, Virginia, court paper concerning a slave named Rose in the case of Michael Henry vs. John Pierpont, on 7 September 1790.
Dates: 1790

John Holt, Collector, Lewis County History Collection

Collection Number: A&M.4405
Scope and Contents Material collected by John Holt. Includes legal documents (court papers, summonses, land grants, and more), financial records (such as receipts), correspondence, photographs, clippings, printed material, and more. Subjects include Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson (January 21, 1824 – May 10, 1863) and his family, the Holt family, Lewis County, and more. Highlights include court papers regarding debt of Thomas Jackson, which may be due to him leaving his post as constable of Lewis County...
Dates: 1786-1993; Majority of material found within 1817-1913

John Rogers (1786-1864) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0504
Scope and Contents Letters to and from John Rogers of Morgantown concerning his business affairs; subjects of the letters include the Morgantown Bridge Company, building an academy in Morgantown, the North West Turnpike, stage routes between Morgantown and Uniontown, salt, wool, carding, the purchase of machinery for the manufacture of woolen goods, plow points, and negroes. Correspondents include John Hoye, J. M. Mason, George Calmes, John R. Cooke, George White, J. A. Stein, and G. Faber and Sons.
Dates: 1823 - 1852

Monongalia County Property Tax Ledgers

Collection Number: A&M.3886
Overview Property tax ledgers of Monongalia County, Virginia (1851-1862), later West Virginia (1863-1954). There are 175 ledgers containing information collected annually regarding property owned by individual citizens of the county for purpose of taxation. Records for each year are entered by district, and for each district are listed the names of citizens in alphabetical order; from 1923 onward address information for each citizen is also included. Slave ownership and free African Americans are...
Dates: 1851-1954

Moreland Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2983
Overview Papers of the Moreland Family of Monongalia County.
Dates: 1788-1944

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1561
Overview Papers collected by Roy Bird Cook, a Lewis County native and Charleston pharmacist, who in his role as historian, researcher, and author, was a pioneering and effective advocate for the preservation of West Virginia history. This collection includes the papers he collected in connection with his research, including documentation of the Civil War in West Virginia, Stonewall Jackson and his family, and genealogy of North Central West Virginia, among other topics. Materials include letters and...
Dates: 1679-1984, undated; Majority of material found within 1840-1960

William Allen Crow of Charles Town, Two Letters and Receipt Regarding Purchase of Slaves

Collection Number: A&M.4437
Overview Papers regarding the purchase of slaves by William Allen Crow, resident of Charles Town, Jefferson County, (West) Virginia.
Dates: 1836-1839

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Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961 2
Jackson family 2
Morgantown Bridge Company 2
American Pharmaceutical Association 1
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Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 1
Bennett family 1
Bennett, Jonathan McCally, 1816-1887. 1
Bickley, Ancella R. 1
Bickley, Nelson R. 1
Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820 1
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 1
Brown, John, 1800-1859 1
Brown, John, Jr. 1
Calmes, George 1
Camden family 1
Camden, Mary Belt Sprigg. 1
Camden, Thomas Bland, 1829-1910 1
Chadwick, French Ensor, 1844-1919 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 22nd. Company B 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 31st 1
Cooke, John Esten, 1830-1886. 1
Cooke, John R. 1
Cooper, William P. 1
Cox, Jacob D (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900 1
Crook, George, 1828-1890 1
Crow, William Allen 1
Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
Ellis, James F. 1
Faber, George B. 1
Faulkner, Charles James, 1806-1884 1
Freeman, Douglas Southall, 1886-1953 1
Gallaher, D.C. 1
Garrison, Memphis Tennessee, 1890-1988 1
Hall, Granville Davisson, 1837-1934 1
Hayes family 1
Hayes, Rutherford B., 1822-1893 1
Hays, Peregrine. 1
Hays, Samuel L. 1
Heiskell Memorial Hospital 1
Hill, D. H. (Daniel Harvey), 1821-1889 1
Holt family 1
Holt, John Mathew, 1936-2018 1
Hoye, John 1
Hubbard, C. D. (Chester Dorman), 1814-1891 1
Imboden, John D. (John Daniel), 1823-1895 1
Jackson, George. 1
Jackson, J.J. 1
Jackson, Mary Anna, 1831-1915 1
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 1
Jackson, Thomas J. 1
Jenkins, Albert Gallatin, 1830-1864 1
Kenna, John Edward, 1848-1893 1
Letcher, John, 1813-1884 1
Levi, Mordecai. 1
Lightburn, Joseph Andrew Jackson, 1824-1901. 1
MacCorkle, William Alexander, 1857-1930 1
Mason, J. M. 1
Mastin, John A. 1
McCausland, John, 1836-1927 1
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 1
McFarland, James C. 1
McKinley, William, 1843-1901 1
Meredith, E. E. 1
Monongalia County (W. Va.) Assessor 1
Monongalia County (W. Va.). Court 1
Monongalia County Hospital. 1
Moreland family 1
Moreland, James R. 1
Moreland, John. 1
Moreland, Joseph. 1
Moreland, Mrs. James R. (Ethel) 1
Morgantown Hospital Association 1
Morgantown Militia Reserve. 1
Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916 1
Mt. Harmony M. P. Church (Marion County). 1
Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 1
Price, Andrew. 1
Quarrier family 1
Rogers, John , 1786-1864 1
Rogers, John. 1
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 1
Ruffner family 1
Scott, Nathan Bay, 1842-1924 1
Shisler, Edward. 1
Stein, J. A. 1
Volck, Adalbert John, 1828-1912 1
Washington, George, 1732-1799 1
West Virginia State College (Institute, W. Va.) 1
West Virginia State Pharmaceutical Association 1
White, George 1
Wicks-Nelson, Rita, 1933- 1
Withers, Alexander Scott, 1792-1865 1
Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950 1
Yancey, Bessie Woodson, 1882-1958 1
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