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J. S. Algeo, An Unpublished History of the Hazel-Atlas Glass Company, Typed Document

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Collection Number: A&M.2514
Overview An unpublished history of the Hazel-Atlas Glass Company compiled by J.S. Algeo, completed in 1956. In 1885 this firm originated in Wellsburg, West Virginia, as the Hazel Glass Company and established, later, plants at Clarksburg, Grafton, Wheeling, and Washington, Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1885-1956

Jacob Minehart Ledger

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Collection Number: A&M.1389
Overview Ledger of a glassblower who worked for various glass companies in Wheeling, West Virginia, containing a record of his work and notes concerning his working agreements.
Dates: 1841-1845, 1863

J.B. Ford Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.2545
Overview Photocopies of correspondence to J.B. Ford, an agent of the B.&O. Railroad in Wheeling, during the Civil War. The papers concern railroad operations in West Virginia, 10 February-24 September 1863; apprehension of deserters; and Ford's commission as Assistant Quartermaster of Volunteers at the rank of Captain.
Dates: 1863

J.B. Ford Legal Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1679
Overview Suit papers and correspondence in the case of the BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD VS. J.B. FORD, general agent of the railroad at Cumberland and Wheeling. The papers include copies of documents relative to the building of the railroad from Cumberland westward to Parkersburg and Wheeling and the activities of Ford as general agent at Cumberland and Wheeling, 1852-1874. Most of Ford's evidence deals with the role of the railroad during the Civil War and its relations with the state of West Virginia....
Dates: ca. 1877

Jessie Campbell Nave Diaries

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Collection Number: A&M.3500
Overview Two diaries (1891-1892) authored by Jessie Campbell Nave (born 1867, died 1932 as Jessie Hill), the great niece of Alexander Campbell, a leader in the Protestant religious movement known as the "Disciples of Christ" and founder and first President of Bethany College. Jessie's father, Archibald W. Campbell, whose activities are documented in the diaries, was the editor of the "Wheeling Intelligencer." These diaries document her experiences as a married upper-class late 19th century West Virginia...
Dates: 1891-1892

Jim Comstock, Newspaper Editor and Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2600
Overview Papers of James ("Jim") Franklin Comstock of Richwood, West Virginia, whose position as editor of the West Virginia Hillbilly and avocation as collector and advocate of all things West Virginia led to the preservation of much of the state's physical, visual, and textual history. The collection includes materials Comstock collected about West Virginia history as well as his own personal and professional papers. Materials include: general series of...
Dates: 1650-1671, 1717-2003, undated; Majority of material found within ca. 1850-1995

John Frissell Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0932
Overview A scrapbook and clippings, advertisements, letters, manuscripts of speeches, and notes on medical practice, compiled by Dr. John Frissell (1810-1882), a physician at the Wheeling Hospital and medical superintendent of military prisoners and soldiers in Wheeling during the Civil War. The scrapbook is a folio volume, Register of the Sick and Wounded, U.S.A. General Hospital. There is also information on the Medical Society of the City of Wheeling, the West Virginia Medical Society, medical...
Dates: ca. 1858-1888

Journeymen Stonecutters Association, Wheeling Branch, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3768
Overview Administrative labor union records of the local Wheeling branch of the Journeymen Stonecutters Association. Representing the interests of workers who cut and carve stone to ornament buildings, the Association is the oldest active union in North America, having been founded in 1853. Series in this collection include constitution and by-laws, strike file (1894), correspondence, ephemera, minutes, financial ledgers, roll call ledger, and oversize (including cash ledger and monthly reports). The...
Dates: ca. 1890-1918

Kenneth Fones-Wolf, Historian, Research Papers Regarding Confederacy Supporters in Wheeling

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Collection Number: A&M.5179
Overview Research papers compiled by history professor Kenneth Fones-Wolf regarding his study of people who supported the Confederacy in Wheeling, (West) Virginia in 1861. Includes manuscript research notes and facsimiles of documents regarding prisoners of war; traitors; legislative petitions (topics include transportation, education, banking, temperance, and property); military service (including the Shriver Grays, a Confederate unit organized in Wheeling in 1861); religion; black newspapers and...
Dates: 1819-2004, undated; Majority of material found within 1850s-1860s; Majority of material found within 2000-2004

Linda Blake, Collector, Wheeling Suspension Bridge Sesquicentennial Medal

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Collection Number: A&M.3885
Overview Commemorative medal celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the creation of the Wheeling Suspension Bridge.
Dates: 1999

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