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Athey Family (Tyler County, W.Va.), Civil War Letters

Collection Number: A&M.1678
Overview Correspondence of the Athey family of Tyler County, West Virginia, consisting primarily of ten letters written from Dudley and Austin Athey, brothers who served in the 11th West Virginia Infantry Regiment from 1863 to 1865. In letters to their siblings and parents at home, the Atheys describe their desire to visit home; their location on railroads or in camps at New Creek and Parkersburg, West Virginia; their health; and their desire to receive more letters from home. Letters from family...
Dates: 1863-1865, 1869

Auville Family Genealogy

Collection Number: A&M.3089
Overview Genealogical records compiled by the donor and arranged alphabetically. The records list name, spouse's name, children's names, dates of life spans, marriage dates, and places of birth, marriage, death and burial. Also copies and typescripts of two church books of Henry D. Auville, Preacher in Charge of the Methodist Episcopal South mission at Circleville, Pendleton County. The books record attendance, membership status, officer status and rites performed.
Dates: 1879-1886

Avery Methodist Protestant Church Records

Collection Number: A&M.1803
Overview Records of a church near Morgantown, including minutes, 1843-1855; register of members, baptisms, deaths, and marriages, 1919-1929; organization of the Young People's Meeting, 1935-1943; the Sunday school, 1935; and organization of the Christian Endeavor Society, 1934; minutes of the Easton-Avery Community Building, 1939-1946; minutes of the Community Center Board of Directors; and Bible Class records, 1908-1926.
Dates: 1843-1948

Barns Family Records

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,...
Dates: 1884-1990

Charles Mortimer Bishop (1827-1896) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0008
Overview Papers of a Preston County farmer, merchant, and licensed exhorter of the Methodist Episcopal Church who served in the state legislature in the years 1870-1876. There are letters of H. Davis and William Ewin regarding land and coal properties in Preston County. Also included are minutes of the incorporators' meeting of the Iron Valley and Pennsylvania Railroad, 1873, as well as scattered items relating to the Methodist Episcopal Church, Kingwood; the Northwestern Turnpike at St. George; the...
Dates: 1857-1897

Charles R. Williams, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2108
Overview An 1851 letter to Rebecca Coplin from Harriet Burdett of Pruntytown, West Virginia, on community health, family affairs and Methodist church matters. A merchandise account book, 1859-63, of an unidentified general store owner and inn keeper; steamboat bills of lading for the Kathryn and French of the Little Kanawha Packet Line (Creston-Parkersburg), 1899 and 1905. There are also mimeographed sketches on the history, topography, scenery, agriculture, geology, rural development and natural...
Dates: 1834, 1851-1905

Clarence L. Musgrave Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1238
Overview The papers of C.L. Musgrave, Fairmont mortician and editor, include family correspondence, 1861-1936; photographs; account books of his father, Eli, and his grandfather Zebulon Musgrave; record books and correspondence pertaining to the operation of the Musgrave Funeral Home and the Fairmont REPUBLICAN, ca.1895-1898. Other materials include a ledger of the John Carlin Camp, No.8, Sons of Veterans, United States Army, 1887-1894; record book, Ladies Aid Society of the First Methodist Episcopal...
Dates: 1839-1937

Clarksburg (W.Va.) Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Records

Collection Number: A&M.1735
Overview Records and quarterly conference church minutes for the Clarksburg (W.Va.) Methodist Episcopal Church, South, from 1856 to 1886. Chiefly a list of members and dates of their membership from 1856 to 1859 and then from 1869 to 1878. Also includes church meeting minutes from 1869 to 1872 and 1886. Topics of meeting minutes include the state of the church, the state of the Sunday school, new members, church finances, and the organization of the meetings. Some pages are faded and difficult to read.
Dates: 1856-1886; Majority of material found within 1856-1872

Clay V. Miller Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1498
Overview Correspondence, clippings, and printed material collected by the historian of Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church, Grafton, West Virginia. Subjects include Anna Jarvis and the Mother's Day movement and Andrews Church and Methodism in Taylor County. There are photographs of Ann M. Reeves Jarvis and her daughter, Anna. Correspondents include Anna Jarvis and Okey L. Patteson.
Dates: 1867, 1928-1952

Courtney Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1629
Overview Papers of a Monongalia County, West Virginia, farm family residing near Maidsville include: the farm account books of John and John J. Courtney, 1831-1877; family Bible records and photographs; college essays of Alpheus Courtney, a West Virginia University student; manuscript ciphering book, 1817; diary of Ulysses J. Courtney, 1878-1883 (7 vols.) pertaining to lumbering, farming, and livestock operations, and community religious and social life; correspondence; steamboat bills of lading,...
Dates: 1804-1920

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