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Alfred Beckley (1802-1888) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0041
Scope and Contents Manuscript and transcription of a Deed for land in Mercer County, Virginia, dated July 1, 1837, and signed by Alfred Beckley and Edmund Lilly.
Dates: 1836

Anna Jarvis (1864-1948) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1439
Scope and Contents The bulk of these papers deal with Miss Jarvis' work as the founder of Mother's Day, her attempts to persuade state governors to issue proclamations to establish the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day, and her later protests against the commercialization of the holiday, as well as the efforts of other organizations to promote Mother's Day.There are a few papers of her father, Grandville E. Jarvis; some correspondence and legal papers concerned with the Jarvis coal and farm lands...
Dates: 1858-1943

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Typescript

Collection Number: A&M.2320
Overview A report to the real estate agent on properties held by the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad in Morgantown. Prepared by the B&O Office of the Geological Engineer, 18 October 1926. Includes photographs and a map of the properties.
Dates: 1926

Bayles Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0779
Overview Correspondence and genealogical notes of John C. Bayles of Morgantown relating to the histories of the Bayles, Vandervort and other Monongalia County families. Also included are materials on the history of West Virginia University buildings and the department of buildings and grounds, compiled by Mr. Bayles; originals and copies of wills, deeds, and land surveys in Monongalia County; an account book for general merchandise, Monongalia County, 1857-1859; newspaper clippings; photographs; a Civil...
Dates: 1827-1945

Benjamin Trembly, Deed for Sale of Land in Preston County, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.4001
Overview Deed for the sale of land owned by Benjamin Trembly to John Trembly for 300 dollars. The land is described as being located in Monongalia County (now Preston County), along the bank of Big Sandy Creek. The document is described as both a deed (on the outside) and an indenture (in the main text).
Dates: 1812-1813

Berkeley County, Military Land Warrants Assignment

Collection Number: A&M.3172
Overview Document assigning David Gray's one-fourth interest in ten Virginia military land warrants to fellow resident of Berkeley County, Moses Hoge.
Dates: 1790

Berlin B. Chapman, Compiler, Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M.2229
Overview Microfilmed copy of a scrapbook outlining the history of college debating in West Virginia, 1933-1941. The scrapbook was prepared by Dr. Chapman and the Fairmont State College debate teams. Original is in the Fairmont State College Library.
Dates: 1933-1941

Bill Dixon and Forest McClung, Collectors, Johnson and Simpson Family Land Deeds

Collection Number: A&M.3554
Overview Lands deeds assigned to William Simpson, William Johnson, and Benjamin Johnson in Lexington, Lafayette County, Missouri by U.S. Presidents Andrew Jackson, John Tyler, and Martin Van Buren. These items were found in the desk of E.W. McClung in a residence in Sinks Grove, West Virginia. One deed has an original signature of President Andrew Jackson.
Dates: 1829-1843

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

Braxton County Archives

Collection Number: A&M.0789
Overview Suit papers; record books of county officers; estate settlements; birth, marriage and death records; election returns; deeds and deed indexes; and land and tax records. There is also a volume of World War I records of Braxton County servicemen, and several account books of both the Holly River and Addison and the Midland railroads.
Dates: 1830-1953

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