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Alfred Beckley (1802-1888) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1563
Scope and Contents Correspondence of General Alfred Beckley and his wife Emily Craig. Several of the letters are by Beckley's mother from Lexington, Kentucky and comment on the Presidential election of 1832 in that state, the reception of President Jackson's in Lexington, 1832 the Cholera scourge, and local social affairs. The rest of the letters are concerned with family matters.
Dates: 1832-1856

Charles W. Osenton (b.1865) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1215
Overview Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other papers, of a state senate minority leader, 1899-1901, prominent Fayette County lawyer, and Democratic committeeman. Subjects include Osenton's early life; his law training at Georgetown University; his election to the state senate as a "silver" Democrat; William Jennings Bryan's tour of West Virginia, 1908; the presidential election of 1908; and Champ Clark's battle for the Democratic nomination, 1912. The papers also include a collection of...
Dates: ca. 1847-1920

Civil War Muster Rolls

Collection Number: A&M.2837
Overview Two ALS, Samuel Young, Senate Chamber, Wheeling, West Virginia, to Capt. John Sharp, October 1 and 6, 1863. Both letters discuss the importance of forming an official Pocahontas County militia immediately among Union refugees of that county to insure that Union officers will be elected; Vouncher for salary paid to Horace R. Sargent, 1st Regiment, Massachusetts Cavalry, November to December, 1861; Muster Rolls for Company 7, 9th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteers, 1862, and 19th Regiment,...
Dates: 1861-1865

Earl Ray Zinn Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3040
Overview Correspondence, photos, postcards and memorabilia of a school teacher of White Days Creek and of his wife, Mary Corrothers Zinn. Most of the collection consists of correspondence and photos of Zinn's career in the U. S. Army during World War I. Zinn worked as a math school teacher and as a census taker in the Fetterman District of Taylor County. He spent the war in training at Camp Knox, West Point, KY in Battery E., 70th. Field Artillery Brigade, and he discusses in the letters the daily...
Dates: 1910-1975

Elk Horn Mining Corporation, Photographs

Collection Number: A&M.2564
Overview Photograph book of the Elk Horn Mining Corporation, titled "Inspection Trip of Directors and Their Friends of the Elk Horn Mining Corporation." The company was incorporated in Virginia on 17 July 1913 to mine coal in Kentucky. A brief description of railroads, coal, and mining operations is included.
Dates: 1914

Felix G. Hansford Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1464
Scope and Contents Correspondence, business and legal papers, and Justice of the Peace documents of Felix G. Hansford, Kanawha County J.P., entrepreneur, and President of the Giles, Fayette, and Kanawha Turnpike. Subjects include the George Boxley slave plot, 1816; cholera in Louisville, 1833; Missouri and westward expansion, 1841; the Kansas struggle, 1858; Albert Gallatin's western lands; and the impact of John Brown's 1859 raids on the South. Correspondents include Albert Gallatin, J. M. Maury,...
Dates: 1790-1862

George K. Campbell, Civil War Journal

Collection Number: A&M.3124
Overview Private journal of George K. Campbell of Athens County, Ohio, who served as an officer in Company B of the 116th. Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Gettysburg campaign and the summer, fall, and winter of 1863, when he saw service in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Campbell served detached duty as an escort officer for recruits and prisoners during the spring and summer of 1864 and visited New York, Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. He joined...
Dates: 1863-1864

Hartley Brothers Civil War Letters

Collection Number: A&M.0601
Overview Letters to their family in Ohio from James M. Hartley and Thomas J. Hartley. James M. Hartley served in the Ohio 116th. Volunteer Infantry, Company B stationed during the Civil War at Romney, WV; Winchester, VA; Sharpsburg, MD; Martinsburg, WV; and Richmond, VA. Thomas J. Hartley was mustered into an unidentified Ohio regiment at Camp Ripley, OH and served in Stanford, KY and Nicholasville, KY. These letters, most being from James M. Hartley, reflect conditions in the U. S. Army in the field...
Dates: 1862-65

Hazel Groves Hansrote, Compiler, Genealogical Records, Typed Document

Collection Number: A&M.1113
Scope and Contents Typescript, "18th and 19th Century People, Couples, Family Groups, 'Bite of History', Sidelights of History" of early Virginia and Kentucky. Primarily names from county marriage registers.
Dates: 1958, 1959

James Everhart Letter

Collection Number: A&M.2988
Overview A letter written to his parents in West Chester, Pennsylvania, describing his travels from Maysville, Kentucky to Natural Bridge, Virginia, on the way to Richmond, Virginia. Everhart vividly describes the conditions he experienced in travel by steamboat and stage and the mountain scenery he passed through. Sites mentioned are Guyandotte, Virginia, Charleston, West Virginia, White and Blue Sulphur Springs, and The Hawk's Nest.
Dates: 1843

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