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Atkeson-Morgan Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3372
Overview Papers of John and Sarah Atkeson-Morgan documenting Atkeson-Morgan family history and the history of the Morgan home and farm in Putnam County, West Virginia for period ca. 1840-1900. Materials include Civil War papers; personal and business correspondence; legal documents; school compositions and poetry; one photograph; and invoices and receipts. Subjects include: personal business (such as health, travel, and courtship), farm business, hunting, education (particularly at Barboursville...

Bowman Collection Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2700
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, legal and financial papers, a ledger, scrapbooks, advertising cards, brochures and photographs of the Preston County, West Virginia, area. The letters in the collection are between members of the Brown and Morgan families of Kingwood, Albright, and Reedsville and of New Interest, Randolph County. The principal correspondents are J. Slidell Brown, Ben L. Brown, Etta Brown, Daisy May Morgan, and Harriet Y.C. Morgan and a friend of the families, John...

Boyers Morgan Clark, Compiler, Genealogy Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1234
Overview Typescript genealogy record sheets, compiled by Boyers Morgan Clark of Elkins, on the William Clark, Sr. Family. Records also include the Helmick, Kelly, Kittle, and Morgan families.

Charles Carpenter, Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0057
Scope and Contents Manuscript and printed materials relating to the development of railroads in West Virginia, including contracts, letters, wage agreements, monthly situation reports, construction profiles, maps, and speeches. Most of these pertain to the business of the Coal and Coke Railroad Co., Elkins W.Va. Railroad companies represented include Baltimore and Ohio; Charleston, Clendenin and Sutton; Coal and Coke; Greenbrier, Cheat and Elk; Hampshire Southern; Nicholas, Fayette, and Greenbrier; Roaring Creek...

Charles Carpenter, Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2119
Scope and Contents This collection includes court case papers and exhibits from Taylor & Harrison Counties; deeds; title abstracts; one land grant; a coal lease for mining & stripping; one letter; and a genealogy chart for the Morgan family. The names of persons and organizations in this collection include Powell, Reuben, Henry, Benjamin, Burr & Grandison; Bayley, Charlotte; Baley, William, Newton, Payton & James; Roe, James & Jane; Cather, John &...

Eileen Peters, Compiler, Genealogy

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Collection Number: A&M.3281
Overview Genealogy research papers of Eileen Peters. Includes genealogies, research notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, maps, photographs, books, and other publications documenting primarily Preston County, West Virginia families, as well as families of the tri-state region of West Virginia, Maryland, and Virginia. Also includes histories of Preston County, West Virginia (18th through 20th centuries), and general information on how to conduct genealogical research.

James Vance Boughner (1812-1882) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0253
Overview Papers of a Morgantown resident who practiced medicine and operated a pension claim office in Mt. Morris, Greene County, Pennsylvania, ca.1847-1859, and who later conducted his claim business in Morgantown while serving with the U.S. Internal Revenue Bureau as collector for the second district of West Virginia. The collection contains letters, accounts, and business papers of Morgantown residents, 1790-1855, including a private account book of Hugh McNeely, 1790-1800. The internal revenue...

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...

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...

Morgan Family Genealogy

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Collection Number: A&M.2593
Overview Copy of the Morgan Family Tree, a family history concerning Edward, Daniel, and John Morgan who moved from present day Berkeley Co., WV, to the Wheeling area in 1773. Material covers the years 1773-1978.

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