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Abner Osburn, Physician, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3313
Overview Papers of Dr. Abner Osburn, a physician who practiced in Jefferson County, West Virginia in the late nineteenth century. The collection contains Civil War material, including a letter, currency, and a pass from Harpers Ferry. Other items include bonds for the purchase of slaves, programs from various collegiate events, certificates for the legal practice of medicine, correspondence, and other material. Please see "Scope and Content Note" for further information.
Dates: 1846-1901

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

American Missionary Society Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2224
Overview Papers which relate to the American Missionary Society's Schools for Freedmen operated by the Society in Virginia and West Virginia. Includes correspondence, teacher's monthly reports, and the superintendent's monthly reports for West Virginia schools located at Harpers Ferry, Shepherdstown, Charles Town, Martinsburg, and Charleston.
Dates: 1848-1882

Anita Buchanan Speers, Historian, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1338
Overview Correspondence, typescripts, notes, clippings, photographs, and printed material of a local historian and promoter of patriotic societies from Berkeley Springs. Many of the papers pertain to the local history of the eastern panhandle. Subjects include the town of Bath (Berkeley Springs); James Rumsey; George Washington; Porte Crayon (David Hunter Strother); Washington Bicentennial; National Flag Day; D.A.R.; and American Indian Day. One of the clippings scrapbooks includes a photo of West...
Dates: ca. 1916-1957

Arthur I. Boreman Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0639
Overview Personal and business papers of Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896), lawyer, U.S. senator, circuit court judge, and first governor of West Virginia. The bulk of the collection consists of papers relating to his judgeship and to the law firm of Boreman and Bullocks, Parkersburg, WV. Series include correspondence, notes on cases tried before Judge Boreman, envelope cases of material regarding legal cases in which Boreman was involved, financial material, and political and judicial printed material....
Dates: 1830-1949

Bath-Shepherdstown Road Survey

Collection Number: A&M.2646
Overview Survey by Charles B. Shaw for the Board of Public Works of a road between Berkeley Springs, Morgan Co. and Shepherdstown, Jefferson Co. Provided are statistics on course and grade as well as surveying location. Also includes sketches of the route's lay of the land, including some natural features such as streams and man made features.
Dates: 1836

Berkeley or Jefferson County Store Ledger

Collection Number: A&M.4215
Scope and Contents Account ledger of a general merchandise store in the eastern panhandle of Virginia, (later West Virginia) documenting transactions of goods purchased, services rendered as payment on accounts and balances owed. The money amounts are recorded in English currency denominations. The store was probably owned and operated by the William Brown family. Several local family names listed as patrons include Morgan, Shepherd, Hoyt, Osborne, Jones, and Richardson. There are also two loose papers; one...
Dates: 1784-1799

Bishop Robert E. Lee Strider Diaries

Collection Number: A&M.2889
Overview Diaries of an Episcopalian clergyman beginning with his appointment 1 November 1923 in Wheeling as a bishop and ending with entries by his wife after his death. Strider retired as diocese bishop in 1955, returned to the family estate, Rose Hill Farm, Jefferson County, which he managed until his death. The diaries contain routine entries about matters such as family news and comments on books read and impressions of historic events, such as the assassination of President Kennedy. Much...
Dates: 1923-1970

Charles H. Ruggles, Civil War Letter Regarding Prisoners Taken by Mosby's Rangers

Collection Number: A&M.1147
Overview Letter written by Charles H. Ruggles to a Mr. Lossing (possibly Benson J. Lossing), dated 26 November 1864. Ruggles asks Lossing to inquire of Colonel Milford at Fortress Monroe regarding the location and status of Majors David Ruggles and Edwin Moore, Union Army paymasters who had been taken prisoner by Mosby's Rangers during the Greenback Raid on the railroad between Harpers Ferry and Martinsburg on 14 October 1864. Collection contains a user copy. Please see "Historical Note" for further...
Dates: 1864

Charles James Faulkner, Attorney and Politician, Facsimiles of Printed Material

Collection Number: A&M.0912
Overview Facsimiles of printed material of Charles J. Faulkner (1806-1884), who was a Martinsburg attorney, Virginia legislator, member of Congress, and ambassador to France during the James Buchanan administration. Also includes some facsimiles of manuscript material. Materials relate to Faulkner and the eastern Panhandle. Topics include Virginia-West Virginia politics; the Strother Hotel in Berkeley Springs, (West) Virginia; Berkeley County Court of Appeals; Berkeley and Jefferson County Whig mass...
Dates: ca. 1802, 1834-1853

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