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Charles L. Robinson, Collector, Papers of a Marion County Family

Collection Number: A&M.3924
Overview Papers collected by Charles L. Robinson, including business and family papers of Marion County businessman Clarence D. Robinson. There are books, photographs, ephemera, scrapbook, ledgers, and artifact. Addendum of 2015/03/16 includes a stock certificate, photographs of family members, a map of Fairmont, and scattered issues of Fairmont and Baltimore newspapers. See scope and content note for detailed contents list.
Dates: 1872-1927

Frank B. Russell, Compiler, Genealogy Records

Collection Number: A&M.3103
Overview The papers and notes of a genealogist compiling information and copies of documents about families of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. There are major holdings on the Forby/Furbee family, Nutter family, and Pepper family as well as holdings on collateral families. Collateral families include Selby, Craig, Heatherad, Sturman, Lowber, Youlle, Earle, Johnson, Piper, Manlove, Watts, Parker, Purnell, Curtis, Fooks, Osborn, Wharton, Aydelott/Aydelotte, Sturgis, Robinson, Richardson and...
Dates: 1990-1991

John Burns Murphy, Compiler, Genealogy of Murphy and Related Families

Collection Number: A&M.3199
Overview Three volumes of genealogical compilations of family group sheet forms of the Murphy family and allied families by John Burns Murphy (b. July 5, 1914-d. November 24, 1992). There are three separate name indexes, one for each volume, and 12 captioned photos of the William and Hester Murphy family of Moatsville, Barbour Co., WV, 1770-1988, 1 1/2 ft. Other families mentioned most often in the index are Allen, Amos, Anderson, Anon, Arnett, Ashcraft, Bailey, Baker, Ball, Barnes, Barr, Bartlett,...
Dates: ca. 1890-1988

Ley, Robison, and Blosser Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3328
Overview Papers of the Ley-Robison-Blosser families documenting people and places of northern WV and southwestern PA; subjects include businesses, Cheat River recreation (they were Cheat River residents), WWII (Blosser letters), and the Pridevale Iron Co. Christian Ley settled and lived on the Cheat River from the 1850s to 1880s. His daughter Lillie married George Robison. The Robison couple lived on a section of Christian Ley's Land on the Cheat, where they managed a hotel, among other activities,...
Dates: 1850-1960

Louise Hornor Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1161
Overview The collection includes records of the Joshua Allen, Bartlett, William Ferguson, J.C. Garrett, Gore, Green, Joseph Mayse, Richards, Robinson, Joshua Smith, and other Harrison County families; an obituary clipping book; the minute book of the Hepzibah Baptist Church, 1861-1888; and two letters from Governor Howard M. Gore to Mrs. C.L. Hornor, 1926.
Dates: ca. 1783-1956

Mae Robinson Stiles, Compiler, History of Wana

Collection Number: A&M.2422
Overview A short history of Wana, West Virginia compiled by Mrs. Mae Robinson Stiles for the West Virginia Centennial in 1963.
Dates: 1800-1930

Robinson Family Genealogy

Collection Number: A&M.2389
Overview Genealogy of the Descendants of John Robinson and Mary Cunningham compiled by John A. Grant, 1974. Material covers the years 1700-1974.
Dates: 1974

Robinson Family Manuscripts

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

Robinson Family Manuscripts, Transcriptions

Collection Number: A&M.4460
Scope and Contents Five bound volumes of transcriptions of the original letters in the Robinson family collection, A&M 2662, dating from ca. 1847-1883. Each transcription is assigned a unique number, and these numbers correspond to the numbers assigned to each letter in A&M 2662. This collection is likely a complete set of transcriptions. The volumes also include some biographical and genealogical information, and an index.Most of the letters are to Helen M. Robinson of Fetterman, Taylor...
Dates: 1847-1883

Vaughn L. Kiger, Collector, Historical Photographs and Records Regarding Morgantown

Collection Number: A&M.3950
Overview Historical and contemporary photographs and records collected by Vaughn L. Kiger, resident of Morgantown. The bulk of the collection pertains to Morgantown, West Virginia and the surrounding area. Includes correspondence, photographs, clippings, ephemera, printed material, artifacts, scrapbooks, artwork, architectural drawings, maps, broadsides, and other materials. Subjects include the history of businesses and individuals in Morgantown and the surrounding area, including the Lemley, Ley, and...
Dates: 1784 - ca. 2010s; Majority of material found within ca. 1880s - 2010

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