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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

Atkeson-Morgan Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3372
Overview Papers of John and Sarah Atkeson-Morgan documenting Atkeson-Morgan family history and the history of the Morgan home and farm in Putnam County, West Virginia for period ca. 1840-1900. Materials include Civil War papers; personal and business correspondence; legal documents; school compositions and poetry; one photograph; and invoices and receipts. Subjects include: personal business (such as health, travel, and courtship), farm business, hunting, education (particularly at Barboursville...
Dates: 1833-1923; Majority of material found in 1850-1900

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Records

Collection Number: A&M.1254
Scope and Contents Collection includes the "Petition to the President and Directors of the B & O Railroad Co., Setting Forth the Advantages of Constructing the Road Through Kanawha County to the Ohio River, July 20, 1827.”
Dates: 1827

Bradford Noyes (b.1860) Typed Document

Collection Number: A&M.1906
Overview Various subjects discussed include Indian attacks, turnpikes and taverns, the first telegraph system, natural gas illumination, Civil War manufacture of saltpeter, schools and economy in post-Civil War Charleston, salt and chemical industries, carrier pigeons, steamboats on the Kanawha River, and the coming of the railroad to Charleston. Persons mentioned include M.F. Maury, Jr., J.P. Hale, and J.Q. Dickinson.
Dates: 1948

Cabin Creek Consolidated Coal Company, Archives

Collection Number: A&M.2566
Overview Car record books of the Cabin Creek Consolidated Coal Company, in Kanawha and McDowell counties. Listed are consignees, serial numbers, types of cars, route, destination, and related information for the Acme, Empire, Buckeye, and Keystone mines.
Dates: 1907-1908

Charles E. Krebs (1870-1954) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1792
Overview Scrapbooks, mainly of newspaper clippings, maintained by a mining engineer, geologist, and businessman from Charleston. The scrapbooks contain clippings, announcements, and a few letters relating to Krebs' business, Charleston civic affairs, and professional engineering organizations. Topics covered include: the oil boom at Blue Creek in 1912; oil field development in Kanawha and Clay counties; oil and coal shipments on the C.&O.; coal, oil, gas, and coke production figures; report on the...
Dates: 1912, 1935, 1939

Clement Smith, Civil War Letter to General Scammon

Collection Number: A&M.3780
Overview Letter by Clement Smith of Peytona, Boone County, West Virginia, a civilian, to Eliakim P. Scammon, Union General, dated 29 October 1863. Smith requests that General Scammon endorse his claim for several boats taken by Union troops in 1862. Smith writes about General William S. Rosecrans and the negative opinions of him held by the public and the press after the Battle of Chickamauga. Smith also observes that Scammon has been accused of secessionist sympathies on account of building plank roads...
Dates: 1863

Coal Mining Disaster Reports Collection

Collection Number: A&M.4203
Overview Mine disaster reports, official hearing reports, and hearing and inquest transcripts (1938-1967). Most of the mine disaster reports were created by inspectors from the West Virginia Department of Mines, and some of them involved federal inspectors. Other reports were created by the United States Bureau of Mines and the West Virginia Department of Mines Coal Mine Safety Board of Review. Also includes volumes 3 through 8 of the Decisions of the Interior Board of Mine...
Dates: 1938-1977

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

Dana Brothers Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2063
Overview Partnership of George H. and Stephen F. Dana of Kanawha County, West Virginia, engaged in coal mining and general merchandise. The collection includes production records, inventory, shipping book, payroll sheets, a daybook, and a letter book. S.F. Dana was also one of the organizers of the Campbell's Creek Coal Co. There is also a letter book of George H. Dana created while he served as agent, 1871-1875, in England for Jos. Hall Manufacturing Company, holder of the English patent on James...
Dates: 1871-1889

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