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Post/Central Hospital, Wheeling, West Virginia, Civil War Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3289
Overview Civil War hospital records from the National Archives. Includes muster and pay roll of the hospital corps employed at the Contraband Camp Hospital at Washington, D.C. (February - August 1863, May - June 1864) and muster roll of steward, wardmaster, cooks, nurses, matrons, detached soldiers, sick, in the hospital of Freedman's Hospital at Washington, D.C. (March - August 1865) Also includes records of the U.S.A. Post/General Hospital at Wheeling, West Virginia: monthly, weekly, and morning...
Dates: 1863-1865

Preston Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2201
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, and business papers of John J.D. Preston, his ancestors, and his relatives. The correspondence is primarily between members of the Preston family with topics being discussed, such as living conditions, business conditions, military training camps, Civil War battles, politics and campaigns, political personalities, education, schools, and the World Wars. Correspondents include John Preston, Rev. David Preston, John J. Davis, and John W. Davis.
Dates: 1817-1945

R.H. Hendershot Shipping Bills

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Collection Number: A&M.0071
Overview These bills show names of steamboats, masters, cargoes, and destinations of boats departing from Powhatan Point [Ohio]. Destinations mentioned include Pittsburgh, Wheeling, and Marietta, Ohio.
Dates: ca. 1850-1854

Richard M. Hadsell, Collector, Records Regarding History of Coal Industry

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Collection Number: A&M.2122
Overview Correspondence, reports, petitions, agreements, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles relating to the soft coal industry and labor conditions, generally in southern West Virginia. Subjects covered include the eight-hour day; strikes; consolidation of coal operations; freight rates; government contracts for coal; Paint and Cabin creeks, 1912-1913; working conditions in the Polack Cigar Factory, Wheeling, 1914; investigation of the Gay Coal and Coke Company, Logan County, 1917; investigation...
Dates: 1880-1935

Robinson Family Manuscripts

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Collection Number: A&M.2662
Overview Most of the letters are to Helen M. Robinson of Fetterman, Taylor County, West Virginia, from relatives and friends. Subjects discussed include housekeeping, fashions, farming, schools, religion, and the Civil War from both the Confederate and Union perspectives. There are frequent, specific references to the political and military state-of-affairs in the upper Ohio Valley region.
Dates: 1847-1883

Samuel Young Letters (photocopies)

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Collection Number: A&M.2737
Overview Photostatic copies of two letters from Samuel Young to John Sharp, written in 1863 at Wheeling, West Virginia, where Mr. Young was representing Pocahontas County in the West Virginia legislature. The letters deal mostly with the appointment of Sharp as Adjutant of the 127th Reg., West Virginia Militia (Pocahontas County), and with West Virginia senatorial elections.
Dates: 1863

Steamboats, Bills of Lading for Wheeling and Other Ohio River Ports

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Collection Number: A&M.3639
Overview Bills of lading for Ohio River packet boats, most traveling through Wheeling. Other Ohio River destinations include: Bellaire, Clarington, Marietta, and Matamoras, Ohio; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and New Martinsville, Parkersburg, Proctor, Sistersville, and Wheeling, West Virginia. Steamers include: Ben Hur, Emma, John Lowry, Liberty, Matt F. Allen, New Courier, Richmond, Royal, Ruth, Sawyer, and Telegram. Goods transported include: beeswax, cakes of ice, eggs, a freezer, melons, piston rods,...
Dates: 1884-1916; Majority of material found within 1884-1894

Steamboats Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1548
Scope and Contents Bills of lading from the Ohio River Transportation Company, Wheeling Wharf Boat Company, Parkersburg Rig & Reel Company, Shippers Packet Company Lines, and G. M. Beaver, steamboat agent and wharf boat proprietor, Sistersville.
Dates: 1929-1931

Teamsters Local 175, Scrapbook and Diary

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Collection Number: A&M.2284
Overview A scrapbook and personal diary of Volney Andrews, one-time president of Local 175, covering the years 1938-1949. There is material on disputes over the legitimacy of the AFL and the CIO especially as it was reflected in state regional labor councils and jurisdictional struggles in West Virginia between the United Mine Workers of America and the Progressive Mine Workers of America. Also mentioned are political concerns such as elections, congressional investigations of labor and foreign trade...
Dates: 1938-1949

Thaddeus Clark Noble of Claysville (Pa.), Business Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.3718
Overview Thaddeus Clark Noble (b. 1818) of Washington County, Pennsylvania, operated a general store in Claysville, Pennsylvania, from 1849 to the mid-1870s. Approximately 290 letters written in the late 1850s document the operations of Noble's store in western Pennsylvania and his relationship with frequent customers and wholesale dealers. Business correspondence is chiefly from other grocers and merchants. Letters primarily concern goods purchased from Noble and sold to him (flour, salt, molasses,...
Dates: 1856-1860

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