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Margaret Brennan, Collector, Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Wheeling and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.4430
Scope and Contents Program for Rededication of Soldiers and Sailors Monument at West Virginia Independence Hall; there is also a brochure by Wheeling Heritage regarding the Monument (2019). There is also a keychain and medallion commemorating the 100th Anniversary (1919-2019) of American Legion Post No. 1 in Wheeling.
Dates: 2019

Max Mathers Collection Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2386
Overview Correspondence, financial papers, diaries, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and photographs relating to the Max Mathers family and Monongalia County, West Virginia. The activities of Anna DeGant Mathers, wife of Max Mathers, and Margaret Mathers Barrick, his daughter, as well as of Margaret's two sons, William Mathers Barrick and George Milton Barrick, Jr. are well represented in the family papers. Max Mather's own papers document his personal life, Republican party activities, genealogical and...
Dates: 1821-1957

Melville Davisson Post (1871-1930) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1635
Scope and Contents Correspondence of writer Melville Davisson Post with Louis E. Schrader, a Wheeling court reporter who edited, typed, and often forwarded Post's manuscripts to the publisher. These letters are primarily instructions for Schrader and concern Post's legal writings as well as his detective stories.
Dates: 1897; 1909-1915

National Telephone Company of Pennsylvania, Incorporation Certificate

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Collection Number: A&M.3171
Overview Incorporation certificate issued by the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to National Telephone Company of Pennsylvania. The Wheeling based company was authorized as a foreign corporation to operate in Pennsylvania with an office in Washington.
Dates: 1909

Ohio County Archives

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Collection Number: A&M.0031
Scope and Contents Court case papers, 1776-1930; court and county record books; birth and death records, 1887-1888; and account and minute books of individuals, companies, and organizations, 1772-1935. The bound volumes include records of brand registrations, deeds, estrays, land entries, marriages, military service, surveys, and wills. The private account books relate to general merchandising, coal sales, dental practice, a debating society, distilling, carriage manufacturing, hotels, steamboat freighting, the...
Dates: 1772-1935

Ohio Valley Floods, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2408
Overview Newspaper clippings, picture-books, postcard albums, and government reports relating to floods along the Ohio River Valley especially at Pittsburgh, Wheeling, and Parkersburg.
Dates: ca. 1913-1971

Ohio Valley Trades and Labor Assembly, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1055
Overview Twelve minute books, 1888-1950. Other materials include secretarial correspondence, rolls and accounts, newspaper clippings, correspondence, financial reports, convention reports, and various constitutions.
Dates: 1888-1951

Parkersburg Town Council Journals

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Collection Number: A&M.1422
Overview Aside from routine municipal affairs these journals contain material on the development of internal improvements in the Parkersburg, West Virginia, area like the Wheeling-Parkersburg struggle for the western terminus of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, the development of the Northwestern Virginia Railroad, and the demands for various river improvements. There are also a few references to Civil War military activities and the development of the oil industry in the Wood County area. Mayors...
Dates: 1826-1862, 1869-1874

Peter Garnall, Letter Regarding Election

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Collection Number: A&M.2543
Overview ALS from Peter Garnall of Wheeling to his nephew Mordecai Garnall of Pensacola, FL. Garnall writes extensively about the upcoming election of 1840 in which Gen. Harrison and the Whigs are expected to sweep to victory with a majority that "will exceed that of Gen. Jackson in his palmiest days." He is even expected to carry the home state, New York, of his opponent, Van Buren, with 15,000 votes. Mentions that the Wheeling area is strong in its support of Harrison and that there have been mass...
Dates: 1840 June 9

Pittenger Family Letters

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Collection Number: A&M.3127
Overview Various Pittenger family members wrote these letters, mostly to other family members. The most frequent correspondent is Abraham Pittenger, a farmer, teacher, and local government official in Hancock County. The letters detail farming and marketing of farm goods, educational developments, affairs of the Presbyterian Church, and family events. The collection also provides significant information about the early Republican party, secession crisis, Civil War and Reconstruction.
Dates: 1841-1875

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