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Lewis (1778-1843) and George W. (1804-1868) Summers Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1791
Overview Papers of Lewis Summers, a lawyer, businessman, member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1817-1818, delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention, 1829-1830, and his brother George W., a lawyer in Charleston, a judge, a member of the House of Delegates, 1830-1832, 1834-1836, the U.S. House of Representatives, 1841-1845, a delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1850, candidate for governor in 1851, member of the 1861 Peace Convention, and delegate to the Richmond Secession...
Dates: 1828-1890, 1901, 1935

Lewis H. Chrisman Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2114
Overview Correspondence between Dr. Chrisman, professor of English at West Virginia Wesleyan College, and Dr. Edgar Wesley, professor of education at the University of Minnesota. Subjects include education, religion, politics, Dr. C.H. Ambler, West Virginia Wesleyan College, and West Virginia University.
Dates: 1949-1964

Lloyd B. Ganoe, Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1229
Overview The collection consists of correspondence, business and legal papers, family photographs, clippings, and account books of Zebulon and Eli Musgrave and Daniel and William L. Turney of Fairmont, West Virginia. Aside from family and business affairs and estate settlements, subjects include Missouri frontier life and society in 1836; strife at Lecompton, Kansas School Territory, in 1857; local history of the Fairmont area; and Fairmont Normal School. About 2 ins. of material concerns coal mining,...
Dates: ca. 1836-1925

Lucy Bayard Keys Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2864
Overview Correspondence, school themes and programs. The correspondence addressed to Lucy Bayard (later Keys) is from friends and relatives and covers scattered dates from 1871 to 1932. The letters are written primarily from and to Rice's Landing and Beaver (Pennsylvania), and Morgantown (West Virginia), discussing personal and family affairs. The school themes are unsigned, on the subjects "Old Maids," "Decision," "Thought Culture," "Institutes," and "An Aim in Life." The school programs are from...
Dates: 1871-1932

Margaret B. Ballard, Compiler, Monroe County Historical Papers and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.2537
Overview Papers of Dr. Margaret Byrnside Ballard (1900-1976), regarding the history of Monroe County, West Virginia, and the Ballard family. As a genealogist and author of local history, she was an avid collector of the historical materials contained in this collection, most of which relate to her family and Monroe County. The collection includes personal papers, business records, historical and genealogical research material, scrapbooks, bibles, memorabilia, artifacts, photographs, broadsides,...
Dates: 1783-1976, undated; Majority of material found in ca. 1910-1970

Maxwell Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0010
Overview Papers of Hu Maxwell (1860-1927), historian, editor, and author of several county histories of West Virginia, along with papers and records of other family members. There are manuscripts of fiction, verse, and local history written by Maxwell, as well as a number of his manuscripts and publications dealing with forestry which were prepared while he was a member of the Forest Service of the United States Department of Agriculture. Maxwell kept a diary during the years 1901-1919 while residing in...
Dates: ca. 1845-1950, 2017; Majority of material found within ca. 1845-1950

Monongalia Academy, Bond and Invitation to Examination

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Collection Number: A&M.0400
Overview One bond regarding a fund-raising lottery (1832) and a printed invitation to student examination (1834) related to the Monongalia Academy, Morgantown, West Virginia.
Dates: 1832, 1834

Monongalia Academy, Invitation to Examination

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Collection Number: A&M.0401
Overview One printed invitation to a student examination (1834) issued by the Monongalia Academy, Morgantown, West Virginia.
Dates: 1834

Monongalia Academy, Samuel Haldeman, Grade Report and Letter

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Collection Number: A&M.0529
Overview Copy of grade report for Samuel Haldeman issued by Monongalia Academy, Morgantown, West Virginia, in 1853. There is also a letter (3 pages on 2 leaves) from Ada Haldeman Ford providing biographical information on Samuel Haldeman.
Dates: 1853, 1953

Monongalia Academy to West Virginia Agricultural College, Deed

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Collection Number: A&M.0403
Overview A 7-page deed transferring the Monongalia Academy and Woodburn Seminary property, Morgantown, West Virginia, to the West Virginia Agricultural College in April 1867.
Dates: 1867

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