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Brooks F. McCabe, Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2267
Overview Two personal diaries of R.E. McCabe of Charleston, West Virginia, containing notes on trips to Europe (1924) and California (1937). On the California trip he briefly describes Kansas City, Boulder, Denver, Santa Fe, Taos, and Los Angeles, muses on real estate values, and notes oil rigs and pipelines. There is a short genealogy of the Hayward family. The diaries also include references to the Ward, Fleming, Brooks, and Watson families.

Charles Carpenter (1889-1975) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2471
Overview Correspondence and manuscripts of articles by Grafton resident Charles Carpenter (1889-1975), a historian, writer, and collector of West Virginia memorabilia. The collection also contains a brief genealogy of the Haymond family and an incomplete Upshur County, West Virginia court record book of 1853-1856.

Hall and Gandy Families (Preston County, W.Va.) Genealogy

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Collection Number: A&M.1834
Overview Genealogical descent charts of the Hall, Gandy, and allied families of Preston, County, West Virginia, from 1724 to 1961 as compiled by Clarence M. Smith in 1989. Typescript chiefly lists descendants of George Brown Hall (1824-1882) of Preston County, West Virginia, and his wife, Nancy Gooseman Gandy (1828-1917), also of Preston County. along with birth, marriage, and death dates.

Haymond Family Miscellaneous Items

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Collection Number: A&M.2407
Overview A privately printed paperback book, two typescripts, and a xerox copy of an 1864 deed, all relating to the Haymond Family, mainly the descendants of a John (1700-1750) and Margaret Haymond through their son Calder Haymond. Material covers the years 1700-1970.

Haymond Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0724
Overview Correspondence, letters, and papers of Thomas Haywood, a surveyor in Harrison County, West Virginia, and Luther Haymond, postmaster of Clarksburg, West Virginia, concerning inquries about land and land purchases in the surrounding areas. Letters are mostly related to business. Also Includes office warrants, surveys, plats, deeds, and a copy of a land grant signed by Patrick Henry.

Jack Sandy Anderson, Compiler, Historical Records Regarding West Virginia

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Collection Number: A&M.3903
Overview Historical material compiled by Jack Sandy Anderson. Contains a land grant for land in Monongalia County, Virginia signed by James Monroe (1801; oversize); a typed copy of a Civil War-era letter from a Union soldier (1862); genealogical information; and other material. Also includes notes from the donor, which give context and sometimes genealogy of the items' owners. For contents list, see Scope and Content Note.

Minnie Kendall Lowther Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0740
Overview M.K. Lowther (1869-1947) was a journalist and one of the first women newspaper editors in West Virginia. She was the author of the HISTORY OF RITCHIE COUNTY; BLENNERHASSETT ISLAND IN ROMANCE AND TRAGEDY; FRIENDSHIP HILL, HOME OF ALBERT GALLATIN; MARSHALL HALL AND OTHER POTOMAC POINTS IN STORY AND PICTURE; and MT. VERNON: ITS CHILDREN, ITS ROMANCES, ITS ALLIED FAMILIES AND MANSIONS. There are complete and incomplete typescripts, rough drafts, revisions, photographs and plates of her books. Also...

Minnie McWhorter, Compiler, Genealogies

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Collection Number: A&M.0928
Overview Family genealogies in this collection include: Alderson, Alkire, Anderson, Atkinson, Bailey, Ball, Barnes, Barnet, Bartlett, Bassel, Benedum, Bennett, Blake, Bonnett, Boughman, Brake, Burr, Bush, Carber, Carpenter, Carroll, Casto, Champe, Cheuvront, Chrislip, Cookman, Coplin, Corder, Couch, Cummins, Cunningham, Curry, Custis, Cutright, Davidson, Davis, Donnally, Douglass, Dyer, Eagan, Eastwood, Fairbank, Farnsworth, Fell, Flesher, Gaston, Gates, Girty, Goff, Goodloe, Hacker, Hagerman, Hall,...

Monongalia and Harrison Counties Surveys

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Collection Number: A&M.0699
Overview Two manuscript volumes containing surveyors' field notes for Harrison County, and copies of Monongalia County surveys, compiled by members of the Haymond family. These notes also contain: information concerning acreage cleared, location and type of construction of the homes of some early residents of Harrison County; dates of patents and names of those persons to whom patents were issued; street courses and survey of the corporation of Clarksburg, 1835; and names of members of a survey party,...

Scotland G. Highland, Compiler, Newspaper Articles of Historical and Genealogical Interest

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Collection Number: A&M.2368
Overview Newspaper articles of historical and genealogical interest by Scotland G. Highland, compiled and published in magazine form as the Third and Fourth Annual Christmas Plea, 1926 and 1927. Each of the pleas contains information about the Lewis, Smith, Highland, Fulton, Patton, Maxwell, Moore, Gore, Reynolds, Post, and Haymond families. Each Plea also contains an appeal for the abolition of capital punishment.

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