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Agnes Smith (b.1906) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1774
Scope and Contents Reflections “On Reading” delivered to a group of librarians, 1964 and correspondence of the author concerning her work. Written by Agnes Smith, a Clarksburg native.

Agnes Smith Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1877
Scope and Contents Papers of author Agnes Smith (b. 1906), including typescript of "An Edge of the Forest", a children's book published in 1959, covers for the book, and a typescript draft of a television script prepared from the book by BBC for the program "Adventures in English." There are also two letters regarding BBC use of the book (1965-66) and six short stories by Smith, generally titled “Engagements and Obituaries."

One carbon copy (typescript) of “On Words”, added 1966 Aug.

Catherine C. Burke, Collector, Business Letterheads, Postcards, And Other Material Regarding Clarksburg, W. Va.

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Collection Number: A&M.3572
Overview Collection of material related to Clarksburg and Bridgeport, West Virginia. Includes 1) public records, including court appointments, summons, and a case (12 items, 1804-1852); 2) advertising card for Mme. Ulman's Parlors (1 item, ca. 1910-1920); 3) letterheads for businesses and services, including agricultural supplies, automobile repair shops, banks, restaurants, etc. (89 items, ca. 1900-1930); 4) postcards (39 regular postcards, 8 small ones, ca. 1910-1930); and 5) copy of newspaper titled...

Chapin Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0828
Overview Letters of Phineas Chapin (1792-1857), and other family members in Kentucky; Cincinnati, Ohio; and Clarksburg, West Virginia. There are: intimate sketches of the social life of Clarksburg in the first half of the nineteenth century; descriptions of a plantation house in Mississippi in 1860; and a few papers bearing on family business affairs, including cattle raising in Harrison County.

Charles Carpenter, Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2119
Scope and Contents This collection includes court case papers and exhibits from Taylor & Harrison Counties; deeds; title abstracts; one land grant; a coal lease for mining & stripping; one letter; and a genealogy chart for the Morgan family. The names of persons and organizations in this collection include Powell, Reuben, Henry, Benjamin, Burr & Grandison; Bayley, Charlotte; Baley, William, Newton, Payton & James; Roe, James & Jane; Cather, John &...

Charles E. Pride, Broker, Incoming Business Letters

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Collection Number: A&M.3856
Overview Incoming business letters to broker Charles E. Pride of Clarksburg, West Virginia. Charles E. Pride (1857-1905) worked as a merchant, broker, and traveling salesman before settling in Clarksburg in 1895 to work as a broker. The incoming letters in this collection document his brokerage work involving a variety of companies and commodities. Companies include: the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad; D.C. Wilhelm, Breeder of Short Horn Cattle; J.K. Armsby Company, Chicago; and P. Duff and Sons, Pittsburg...

Civil War Letter from Clarksburg, Confederate Bond, and Jonathan Jackson Agreement

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Collection Number: A&M.3759
Overview Collection includes: 1) letter from Union soldier W. Fleming in Clarksburg (undated); 2) Confederate bond issued to James M. Beckham (1864); and 3) financial agreement involving Jonathan Jackson, father of "Stonewall" Jackson (1821). See scope and content note for details.

Clarksburg Autograph Book

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Collection Number: A&M.3377
Overview One autograph book (3 1/4" x 5 1/4") with bas-relief illustration in faded gold of spider on a web against a burgundy background. Contains autographs of individuals from the Clarksburg and Shinnston areas.

Clarksburg Public Library, Collector, Miscellaneous Historical Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1285
Scope and Contents Subscription list of the Clarksburg Public Library, 1913-1922

Clarksburg Public Library, Collector, Miscellaneous Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1653
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers collected by the Clarksburg Public Library, including Harrison County land papers of John Lang, 1782-1821; General Land Office Warrant of Thomas Cunningham, an 1812 veteran for 160 acres in Illinois; letter from Melville D. Long from Point Lookout prison, April 1865; letter to Mrs. John J. Davis, Clarksburg, telling of an unexpected invasion of Baltimore by the Rebels in July 1854; and farm diary, 1856-1861 of P.R. Page, Gloucester County, Virginia. This volumes gives...

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