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Adolphus Debussey, Soldier, Civil War Letters

Collection Number: A&M.3296
Overview Civil War correspondence of the DeBussey brothers of Ravenswood, WV. There is a single letter each from John DeBussey and George DeBussey. John DeBussey served in the Confederate Army while George DeBussey served in the 2nd. WV Cavalry. Most of the letters are from Adolphus DeBussey who served in the 4th. WV Infantry as a musician. In his letters Adolphus documents the service of his regiment in the Kanawha Valley early in the war and in the Western Theater during the battles of Vicksburg,...
Dates: 1861-1998; Majority of material found in 1861-1866, 1870-1871

A.M. Scott Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M.2901
Overview Correspondence, receipts and invitations all pertaining to Addison M. Scott, resident engineer in the U.S. Government, Ohio River Department, at Charleston, WV. Scott worked with the Great Kanawha River improvement project sponsored by the U.S. from 1873 until his retirement in 1901. Correspondence covers the years 1874-1882, with one letter dated 1912. Two letters to Scott are undated. Collection contains forty-two items addressed to Scott in Charleston, with one letter written by Scott. The...
Dates: 1874-1882

American Legion, Mountaineer Post No. 127, Morgantown Records

Collection Number: A&M.0139
Overview Official records of the American Legion post established at West Virginia University in 1945.
Dates: 1945-1949

Armistead Abraham Lilly (1878-1956) Speeches

Collection Number: A&M.1095
Overview Three speeches of A.A. Lilly, including the welcome address delivered at the Lilly reunion, 1949; Lincoln Day dinner speech delivered at Sutton, 1936; a speech delivered before the Republican convention in Charleston, presenting Senator Guy D. Goff for nomination as a candidate for president of the United States; and a memorial of the Kanawha County circuit court on the death of A.A. Lilly in 1956.
Dates: 1928, 1936, 1949, 1956

Barns Family, Letter and St. Louis World's Fair Medal

Collection Number: A&M.0958
Overview Letter (July 31, 1904) regarding Barns family authored by Frank Holbert of Duluth, Minnesota to John S. Barns of Harrisville, West Virginia, a cousin to Holbert. There is also one bronze medal that was awarded to John S. Barns of Harrisville, West Virginia at the St. Louis World's Fair (Louisiana Purchase Exposition) in 1904 for apples exhibited; the medal includes its original velvet lined box, a one page note describing the medal, and the original box it was mailed in from the "International...
Dates: 1904

Bernard H. Jacobson, Collector

Collection Number: A&M.2333
Overview Correspondence, pamphlets, and notes relating to the chemical and salt industries in the Kanawha Valley, and to the industrial development of the region.
Dates: ca. 1910-1965

Bradford Noyes (b.1860) Typed Document

Collection Number: A&M.1906
Overview Various subjects discussed include Indian attacks, turnpikes and taverns, the first telegraph system, natural gas illumination, Civil War manufacture of saltpeter, schools and economy in post-Civil War Charleston, salt and chemical industries, carrier pigeons, steamboats on the Kanawha River, and the coming of the railroad to Charleston. Persons mentioned include M.F. Maury, Jr., J.P. Hale, and J.Q. Dickinson.
Dates: 1948

Brooks F. McCabe, Collector, Papers

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.
Dates: ca. 1770-1937

Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Corporation, Scrapbooks

Collection Number: A&M.1822
Overview Five scrapbooks of photographs of the Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Corporation, South Charleston, West Virginia.
Dates: 1907-1943

Charles Carpenter, Collector, Papers

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...
Dates: 1892-1938

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