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Alex Welch Survey Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0832
Overview This collection includes several papers of Alex Welch's survey business, 1786-1801. Surveys were done for William Hunter Cavendish, Adonijah Matthews, Warder, Parker, and Company and William Morrow. The geographical locations include several places in Greenbrier and Kanawha counties in Virginia.
Dates: 1786-1801

Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0104
Overview Personal and business papers of lawyer, U.S. Senator, circuit court judge, and first Governor of West Virginia, Arthur I. Boreman. Includes correspondence and legal and financial documents. Correspondence includes letters to and from Arthur's brother Jacob Boreman, as well as Francis H. Pierpont and George W. Summers. There are also letters and other documents relating to the taking and exchanging of hostages by the West Virginia government during the Civil War. See Scope and Content Note for...
Dates: 1861-1895, undated

Belden, Walker & Company, Greenbrier County General Store, Records

Collection Number: A&M.3092
Overview Papers and ledger of a Greenbrier Co. general store containing ledger entries for cloth, clothing, hardware and food items. The papers include inventories, receipts, contracts, correspondence and legal documents that pertain mostly to the indebtedness incurred by the company. Names mentioned are Hezekiah Belden, William Pettis, Edwin Porter, Samuel Price, Cyrus Walker, and Ezra Walker.
Dates: 1836-1845

Blue Sulphur Springs Land Survey

Collection Number: A&M.0549
Overview A land survey of the property of the Blue Sulphur Springs Resort of Greenbrier County including land (24 acres), cabins, dining house and stables. Conducted by David Hanna, the survey was ordered by the Greenbrier County Superior Court in order to settle a transaction dispute regarding the sale of the property by Nancy Patterson and the heirs of James Patterson to Joseph Martin and Charles Carraway.
Dates: 1832

Charles Brinkman, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1086
Scope and Contents The papers include 36 volumes of business and other records, such as the ledgers of the George W. Brinkman merchandising firm, the Mutual Building Company, minutesof the Grafton Rotary Club; journal and statistical report of the Grafton Baptist Church, 1897-1906; and a mas. history of Taylor County in various American wars, and extracts from the Civil War diary of Fabricius A. Cather. Also included are 2 boxes of financial records, miscellaneous newspaper clippings, a partial index to...
Dates: 1868-1938

Charles Brinkman, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0111
Scope and Contents The papers received from Mr. Brinckman in 1938 include manuscripts, typescripts, and printed items, and general merchandise account books. The manuscript items are mainly letters, receipts, account statements, and certificates concerning the general merchandise business of George Brinckman in Grafton, Grafton Gas Works, Charles Brinckman's History of Grafton, history of the first memorial service and the location of the National Cemetery in Grafton, and stock in the Grafton & Greenbrier...
Dates: 1852-1952

County Highway Maps for West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.4479
Content Description Highway maps for the 55 counties of West Virginia created in 1937. They are in two tones (blue on white), in varying dimensions (including items in the range of 36 in. x 36 in. to 36 in. x 58 in., etc.), and scaled to 1 inch equaling 1 mile. Features indicated on the maps include: roads (US, primary state roads, secondary state roads); state, county, district, and corporate lines; railroads; streams; parks and forests; highway bridges; county seats; cities and villages; lodges; farms;...
Dates: 1937

E.R. Fletcher Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2276
Overview Miscellaneous papers of E.R. Fletcher of Lewisburg, WV. Includes letters, newspaper clippings, magazines, and photographs.
Dates: 1929, 1958, 1964

Greenbrier County Accounting Records

Collection Number: A&M.2245
Overview One box of various papers such as receipts, diaries, account books, loan slips, etc. from a store or money lender, located in Greenbrier County, WV. Includes a small daily calendar for 1858, a small book listing small loan accounts, 1846; and a small account book for 1858. See the processing notes for a listing of names mentioned on the receipts and bills.
Dates: 1840-1919

Greenbrier County Formation Petition

Collection Number: A&M.3042
Overview A 12 x 20 facsimile of the petition for the formation of Greenbrier County, handwritten by John Stewart who is considered the "Father of Greenbrier County". The petition, signed by 75 settlers who were heads of households, requested that the state of Virginia form a new county to facilitate the handling of their land claims in a court of local jurisdiction. It cites the area of land, size of population, frontier conditions, and rugged terrain as a justification for the new county of Greenbrier.
Dates: 1777

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