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American Missionary Society Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2224
Overview Papers which relate to the American Missionary Society's Schools for Freedmen operated by the Society in Virginia and West Virginia. Includes correspondence, teacher's monthly reports, and the superintendent's monthly reports for West Virginia schools located at Harpers Ferry, Shepherdstown, Charles Town, Martinsburg, and Charleston.
Dates: 1848-1882

Anita Buchanan Speers, Historian, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1338
Overview Correspondence, typescripts, notes, clippings, photographs, and printed material of a local historian and promoter of patriotic societies from Berkeley Springs. Many of the papers pertain to the local history of the eastern panhandle. Subjects include the town of Bath (Berkeley Springs); James Rumsey; George Washington; Porte Crayon (David Hunter Strother); Washington Bicentennial; National Flag Day; D.A.R.; and American Indian Day. One of the clippings scrapbooks includes a photo of West...
Dates: ca. 1916-1957

Arrest Warrant for Horse Theft

Collection Number: A&M.2669
Overview An 1869 warrant, signed by Governor William E. Stevenson, for the arrest of Samuel Wormley. The document states that Wormley was wanted in Maryland for stealing a horse, and orders the Sheriff of Berkeley County to deliver Wormley to a Maryland law officer.
Dates: 1869

Arthur I. Boreman Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0639
Overview Personal and business papers of Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896), lawyer, U.S. senator, circuit court judge, and first governor of West Virginia. The bulk of the collection consists of papers relating to his judgeship and to the law firm of Boreman and Bullocks, Parkersburg, WV. Series include correspondence, notes on cases tried before Judge Boreman, envelope cases of material regarding legal cases in which Boreman was involved, financial material, and political and judicial printed material....
Dates: 1830-1949

Berkeley County, Circuit Court, Seal

Collection Number: A&M.1341
Overview Bronze seal of the Circuit Court, Berkeley County, Virginia.
Dates: ca. 1850

Berkeley County History

Collection Number: A&M.0100
Overview One volume of typed miscellany, containing information concerning the location of the graves of soldiers of the Revolutionary War, Snodgrass Tavern, Formans of Berkeley and Ohio counties, etc. Received May 2, 1946. Berkeley and Jefferson County Genealogy. Correspondence of Miss Nota K. Weaver. Information taken from original tax lists housed in the Virginia state archives, Richmond VA.
Dates: ca. 1860

Berkeley County Justice's Docket Book

Collection Number: A&M.2414
Overview Justice's docket for Berkeley County, West Virginia, 1873-1924, kept by G.W. Swimley and others.
Dates: 1873-1924

Berkeley County, National Union Johnson Club, Constitution

Collection Number: A&M.2958
Overview A constitution of the National Union Johnson Club of Berkeley County, 1866.
Dates: 1866

Berkeley County, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1288
Overview The papers and receipts of Sheriff Daniel Lefevre that reflect county business and his legal practice, with similar papers of other nearby residents. Also includes letters, documents, and news clippings about the socioeconomic, antebellum, and Civil War history of Berkeley County, [West] Virginia and Maryland. There are slave inventories containing descriptions and prices, and letters about the treatment of slaves and their conduct. Specific reference is made to Harriet Beecher Stowe's ...
Dates: 1835-1889

Berkeley or Jefferson County Store Ledger

Collection Number: A&M.4215
Scope and Contents Account ledger of a general merchandise store in the eastern panhandle of Virginia, (later West Virginia) documenting transactions of goods purchased, services rendered as payment on accounts and balances owed. The money amounts are recorded in English currency denominations. The store was probably owned and operated by the William Brown family. Several local family names listed as patrons include Morgan, Shepherd, Hoyt, Osborne, Jones, and Richardson. There are also two loose papers; one...
Dates: 1784-1799

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Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904 1
Holliday, Geo. H. (George Hayes), 1847-1919 1
Hornbrook, Jacob. 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 1
Hunter, Katherine M. 1
Hunter, Katherine. 1
Huntington, Collis Potter, 1821-1900 1
Jackson, J.G. 1
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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
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