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Charles Carpenter (1889-1975) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2471
Overview Correspondence and manuscripts of articles by Grafton resident Charles Carpenter (1889-1975), a historian, writer, and collector of West Virginia memorabilia. The collection also contains a brief genealogy of the Haymond family and an incomplete Upshur County, West Virginia court record book of 1853-1856.
Dates: 1853-1860

Civil War Letter Regarding Shenandoah Valley Diversionary Campaign

Collection Number: A&M.1567
Overview An ALS from a Union officer "George" to his wife "Fannie" describing, in the form of a diary, a diversionary campaign into the Shenandoah Valley, 10, December - 25, December 1863. The purpose of their maneuver, which he calls "the Valley Expedition," was "to divert attention from Gen. Averill while he was making a raid up through Staunton, Virginia." The expeditionary force of about 1,600 was large enough not to fall prey to guerrillas but too small to actively engage the regular Confederate...
Dates: 1863

Fayette County Archives

Collection Number: A&M.0362
Overview Originals and copies of county and circuit court suit papers, mainly for the period after 1870. The volumes include a minute book of the Fayetteville town council, 1873-1877; county board of education minute book, 1866-1876; a land entry book, 1831-1837; land tax books, 1849, 1855-1860; personal property books, 1855-1858, 1860-1861, 1866; registers of voters, 1866, 1867; poll books, 1872, 1890; and private account books, including a G.P. Huddleston daybook for a general store, 1850-1858; and...
Dates: 1787-1869; 1870-1923

Frederick B. Lambert, Collector and Compiler, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1244
Scope and Contents Historical and genealogical typescripts, clipping scrapbooks, copies of family and court records, and personal recollections of the Guyandotte Valley area of Cabell, Wayne, and Lincoln counties compiled by F.B. Lambert. Several typescripts deal with the religious institutions of the area, the development of road, river, and rail transportation, and the spread of education in the valley. Other materials deal with the frontier and Indian history of the Guyandotte country and the collection...
Dates: ca. 1819-1959

Frederick B. Lambert, Collector and Compiler, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1270
Scope and Contents Historical and genealogical typescripts, copies of family and court records, and personal recollections of the Ohio Valley, West Virginia, and the Guyandotte country, compiled by Frederick B. Lambert.
Dates: 1939-1959

Frederick B. Lambert, Collector and Compiler, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1281
Scope and Contents Historical and genealogical notebooks, notes on census reports, cemetery readings, newspaper history, copies of church and school records, notes on slavery, newspaper clipping scrapbooks, and correspondence.
Dates: 1905-1959

George Seldon Wallace (1871-1963) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1710
Overview Papers of a Huntington attorney, member of the West Virginia National Guard, 1909-1916, employee of the C.&O. Railway Company, president of the Union Bank and Trust Company of Huntington, president of the Ben Lomond Company, president of the Blackberry, Kentucky and West Virginia Coal and Coke Company, attorney for Central City, prosecuting attorney of Cabell County, 1905-1908, chairman of a county Democratic committee, and delegate to the Democratic National Convention, 1912. Wallace...
Dates: 1898-1963

George W. Fairfax Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1062
Scope and Contents These papers include receipts; promissory notes; legal papers; articles of agreement; indentures and miscellaneous correspondence. The bound volumes include legal tax records; land surveys; merchandise account books and ledgers. The papers deal principally with Monongalia and Preston county subjects.
Dates: 1832-1898

George W. Fairfax Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1084
Scope and Contents Legal papers and business receipts, notes, and accounts of a Preston County sheriff and entrepreneur who operated a tannery and a sawmill. Fairfax was also a Colonel in the Virginia Militia and served as deputy sheriff of Monongalia County about 1854.
Dates: 1806-1885

Hampshire County Archives

Collection Number: A&M.0051
Overview Court case and other miscellaneous papers from various county offices, 1736-1749; record books, 1820-1948; and account books of banks, churches, general stores, insurance firms, physicians, estate settlements, and gristmills. There is a partial index of plaintiffs, defendants, and subjects in the case papers, and a checklist of the bound volumes.
Dates: 1736-1949

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