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Gibson Lamb Cranmer, Papers Regarding Statehood and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.2848
Overview Papers regarding West Virginia statehood and the history of Wheeling and Ohio County compiled by Judge Gibson L. Cranmer (1826-1903) of Wheeling, West Virginia, who served as secretary of the Wheeling Convention that repudiated Virginia's secession from the United States in 1861. Series 1 includes manuscript narratives and correspondence describing events of the West Virginia statehood movement, written by eyewitnesses at the request of Gibson L. Cranmer. Manuscript authors include John S....
Dates: 1787-1895, undated; Majority of material found in 1822-1881

Goshorn Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2426
Overview This collection comprises the personal and business correspondence, as well as financial and legal papers of the Goshorn family of Wheeling, West Virginia, including papers from members of several allied families. Highlights include letters from William S. Goshorn during his Civil War imprisonment and letters from a Virginia legislator in the House of Delegates (1833). An addendum (2012/09) contains three ledgers of John Goshorn (1827-1874). See the Scope and Content Note for more details.
Dates: 1827-1926

H.E. Matheny, Collector and Compiler, Civil War Correspondence and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.1330
Scope and Contents Forty-nine letters of Ephraim W. Frost of Co J., 116th Reg, Ohio Vol Inf. Frost, who lived in Coolville, Ohio, near Parkersburg, was stationed at Moorefield, Martinsburg, near Romney, Winchester and Sleepy Creek in Morgan County, where his Reg. was guarding the B & O. The letters comment on fighting in the Shenandoah Valley in 1864 around Woodstock, mention of McNeill, Imboden, and Mosby, and contain much on camp life in the eastern panhandle area. Frost was wounded near Piedmont in May...
Dates: 1861-1865

Henri Jean Mugler Diary and Memoir

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Collection Number: A&M.1335
Overview Diary and memoir of a Confederate soldier, railroad laborer, and shop owner from Grafton. The memoir begins with Mugler's birth in Alsace-Lorraine in 1838, and covers his immigration to the United States; enlistment in the United States Army in 1851; military duty in New York, Boston, Rhode Island, Texas, California, and the Washington Territory where he participated in the expedition against the Yakima Indians as a member of Company B, Third Regiment, United States Artillery, under Phil...
Dates: 1838-1899

Hook, Schrader and Company, Account Books of Horse-Drawn Carriage Company

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Collection Number: A&M.0867
Overview Account books kept by Hook, Schrader and Company, a Wheeling-based buggy manufacturer and repair shop. Contains four account books consisting of Private Cash (1879-1882), Private Journal (1872-1883), and two Day Books (1872-1877 and 1880-1882). These books contain records of the company's finances, including records of work done (including painting and varnishing, repairing wheels, and replacing axles) and payments made by customers. All material within this collection is available on microfilm.
Dates: 1872-1883

Howard Sutherland Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2503
Overview A collection of 400 letters, cards, petitions, telegrams, printed, and other similar items received and sent by U.S. Senator and Representatives Howard Sutherland (1865-1950) of West Virginia. The papers are part of Sutherland's constituent mail and are all concerned with the question of woman suffrage. The period covered is 1914-1919, and correspondence regarding both the Bristow-Mondell House Resolution, considered in Jan. 1915, and the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, voted upon 5 June 1919, is...
Dates: 1914-1919

Hubbard Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0805
Scope and Contents Papers, mainly correspondence, of the Hubbard family of New Haven and Litchfield, Connecticut and Wheeling, West Virginia. There are several hundred letters which document the growth of the family and its business enterprises in Wheeling. Correspondents include Gad Smith, Dana Hubbard, Chester D. Hubbard, General John Hubbard, Roger Dorman, H Moran, William P. Hubbard, Dana L. Hubbard, Stephen B. Elkins, John W. Mason, and Waitman T. Willey. There are a number of letters written in...
Dates: 1810-1914

Hubbard Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0755
Scope and Contents A booklet containing two handwritten addresses delivered by Chester Dorman Hubbard; a picture of the public buildings of McDowell County, W. Va.; a picture of the toll gate on the National Road at Leatherwood Lane, Wheeling, W.Va.; and a land title on parchment dated July 3, 1794, from Levi Hollingsworth to Robert Morris, for 20,000 acres of land in Ohio County, Virginia (Now West Virginia)
Dates: 1794-1880

J. Hughes, Letter Regarding Response of Berkeley County Citizens to the Ordinance of Secession

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Collection Number: A&M.3615
Overview Letter of May 14, 1861 regarding response of citizens of Berkeley County, Virginia to the Ordinance of Secession and the Wheeling Convention, authored by Berkeley County resident J. Hughes from Martinsburg to Convention delegate J.S. Bowers who was representing Berkeley County. The letter records strong Union sentiment in the County, and a meeting of Berkeley County residents in support of the Preamble and Resolutions adopted at the Clarksburg Convention of April 22 that led to the Wheeling...
Dates: 1861

J. R. Caldwell, Cow Herd Books

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Collection Number: A&M.0298
Overview J.R. Caldwell of Wheeling, West Virginia, bought and bred cows in the early 20th century. Two herd books describe cows that Caldwell bred or owned from 1916 to 1923. Books document color markings, sires and dams, birth dates, names, buyers, and prices of cows.
Dates: 1916-1923

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