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Barns Family Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3066
Overview A framed lithograph of the James Barns residence in Cumberland Township, near Carmichaels, PA with an insert consisting of a drawing of the first successfully operating engine in Greene Co., ca. 1833, located in the Barns woolen factory on Muddy Creek, near Carmichaels, Pennsylvania. Included is an account by the donor about the Barns family of north central West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania. Mention is made of abolitionism, agricultural trends, James Barns, William Shinn Barns,...

Charles H. Ambler (1876-1957) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0122
Scope and Contents Collection includes original copies of correspondence relating to Virginia and West Virginia, as well as newspaper clippings, photographs, and research notes. Events pertaining to the Civil War and the formation of West Virginia are covered. Among the most important items are the private correspondence of Waitman T. Willey (1835-1861 and 1866-1868); data pertaining to education in Mason County, West Virginia (1861-1875); typescript copies of letters of Samuel Woods (see also A&M 1445);...

Charles James Faulkner (1806-1884) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1681
Overview Correspondence of Charles J. Faulkner (1806-1884), who was a Martinsburg attorney, Virginia legislator, member of Congress, and ambassador to France during the James Buchanan administration. Subjects include national and Virginia-West Virginia politics, 1827-1876, and foreign affairs, 1868-1876. Other subjects include the French Colonization Society, the slave controversy, Maryland-Virginia boundary dispute, Virginia Revolutionary debt claims, disposal of the Harpers Ferry Armory, Chesapeake...

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0258
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. marshal (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association Against...

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1606
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. Marshall (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association...

Edward C. Bunker (1830-1867) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1615
Overview Legal papers of a Morgantown lawyer, partner of United States Senator Waitman T. Willey, prosecuting attorney of Monongalia County, state senator, and judge of the Eleventh Circuit Court. Included are papers which relate to Bunker's Civil War service and Willey's legal practice. There are a few items of correspondence on land speculation and immigration in post-Civil War West Virginia.

Fleming Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0638
Scope and Contents Business and personal papers, pamphlets, clippings, and photographs of Benjamin Fleming (1806-1891), and his son Thurston Worth (b.1846), relating to various business enterprises carried on by the family in Fairmont. These included a large trade in manufacturing, importing and selling hats and furs, general merchandising, fertilizer and hardwood sales.There are many letters and advertisements from eastern mercantile houses; bills of lading showing names of steamboats on the Ohio and...

Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0009
Overview Papers of Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) of Monongalia and Marion Counties, West Virginia, who served as governor of the Restored Government of Virginia during the Civil War. Includes manuscripts, typescripts, printed materials, and photocopies consisting of genealogies, correspondence, college essays, speeches, official messages, articles prepared for newspapers, legal documents, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and ephemera. Topics include Pierpont's education; his career as governor of the...

Granville Davisson Hall (1837-1934) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0042
Overview Correspondence and writings of Granville Davisson Hall, reporter for the Wheeling Intelligencer during the Wheeling conventions, 1861-1863; secretary of state of West Virginia, 1865-1873; and author of numerous works of fiction and historical studies about West Virginia. Includes correspondence (1861-1947, undated), mainly regarding personal matters, the early statehood period, and Civil War activities in West Virginia; and typescript copies and drafts of...

Hubbard Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0805
Scope and Contents Papers, mainly correspondence, of the Hubbard family of New Haven and Litchfield, Connecticut and Wheeling, West Virginia. There are several hundred letters which document the growth of the family and its business enterprises in Wheeling. Correspondents include Gad Smith, Dana Hubbard, Chester D. Hubbard, General John Hubbard, Roger Dorman, H Moran, William P. Hubbard, Dana L. Hubbard, Stephen B. Elkins, John W. Mason, and Waitman T. Willey. There are a number of letters written in...

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 7
Monongalia County (W. Va.) 5
Politics and government. 5
Universities and colleges 5
Statehood politics -- West Virginia 4
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West Virginia - History - Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
West Virginia - Politics and government - 1861-1865. 4
Women's history -- 1850-1899 4
Academies (Private schools) 3
Diaries and journals. 3
Fairmont. 3
General stores 3
Judges - letters and papers. 3
Land. 3
Lawyers - letters and papers. 3
Marion County (W. Va.) 3
Mills and mill-work 3
Morgantown (W. Va.) 3
Politicians -- United States 3
Railroads 3
United States -- Politics and government 3
Account books 2
Coal mining - coal companies. 2
Editors - letters and papers. 2
Education 2
Elections 2
Greene County (Pa.) 2
Labor organization. SEE ALSO Coal mining - labor 2
Mountain Lake Park (Md.) 2
New Deal, 1933-1939 2
Pennsylvania 2
Rivers and river valleys. 2
Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 2
Secession 2
Transportation 2
Unions. 2
United States. Congress. Senate 2
Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 2
Wheeling (W. Va.) 2
Women's history -- 1900-1929 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
Abolition of slavery 1
Agriculture 1
Alexandria (Va.) 1
Beverly (W. Va.) 1
Cabell County (W. Va.) 1
Canals 1
Cemeteries -- Oak Grove Cemetery 1
Cemeteries and cemetery readings 1
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863 1
Churches -- Methodist 1
Churches -- Methodist Episcopal 1
Churches -- Methodist Protestant 1
Churches -- West Virginia -- Morgantown 1
Civil War - OH 34th. Inf. 1
Civil War - Ohio 34th Infantry. 1
Civil War - Pennsylvania 85th Volunteer Infantry. 1
Civil War - VA 19th. Vol. Inf. 1
Civil War battles - Chancellorsville. 1
Coal mines and mining -- West Virginia -- Marion County 1
Coal mining - coal industry. 1
Connecticut 1
Diaries 1
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 1
Election of 1840. 1
Election of 1860. 1
Election of 1876. 1
Fairmont (W. Va.) 1
Fairmont Index. 1
Fairmont Times. 1
Fayette County (Pa.) 1
Fur trade. 1
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History 1
Historical societies. 1
Immigration. 1
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 1
Kingwood and West Union Turnpike. 1
Lumber industry and timber. 1
Lumber trade 1
Martinsburg, Berkeley County (W. Va.) 1
Mason County (W. Va.) 1
Mason County W.Va. - education 1
Monongahela River (W. Va. and Pa.) 1
Monongalia County - court records. 1
Monongalia County - deeds, grants and papers. 1
Naturalization -- United States 1
Nullification (States' rights) 1
Ohio River 1
Orphans and orphanages. 1
Palatine. 1
Parkersburg, W.Va 1
Philippi. 1
Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Preston County (W. Va.) 1
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 1
Religion. SEE ALSO Churches. 1
Richmond (Va.) 1
Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) 1
Shepherdstown (W. Va.) 1
Slaves and slavery. 1
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