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Carleton Custer Pierce (1877-1958) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1674
Overview Military records, business papers, and correspondence of a brigadier general, Kingwood attorney, state legislator, secretary of the West Virginia Horticultural Society, state adjutant general, and state Selective Service director. Other papers include a letter book, West Virginia National Guard, 1903-1907; state Selective Service memoranda, 1940-1947; and a "Historical Record of Selective Service in West Virginia." Other subjects include the Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad, Pierce's coal...

Charles Mortimer Bishop (1827-1896) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0008
Overview Papers of a Preston County farmer, merchant, and licensed exhorter of the Methodist Episcopal Church who served in the state legislature in the years 1870-1876. There are letters of H. Davis and William Ewin regarding land and coal properties in Preston County. Also included are minutes of the incorporators' meeting of the Iron Valley and Pennsylvania Railroad, 1873, as well as scattered items relating to the Methodist Episcopal Church, Kingwood; the Northwestern Turnpike at St. George; the...

Courtney Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1629
Overview Papers of a Monongalia County, West Virginia, farm family residing near Maidsville include: the farm account books of John and John J. Courtney, 1831-1877; family Bible records and photographs; college essays of Alpheus Courtney, a West Virginia University student; manuscript ciphering book, 1817; diary of Ulysses J. Courtney, 1878-1883 (7 vols.) pertaining to lumbering, farming, and livestock operations, and community religious and social life; correspondence; steamboat bills of lading,...

David Dare Brown, Compiler, Notebooks

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Collection Number: A&M.1630
Overview Notebooks contain correspondence, photographs, and manuscript histories of lumbering operations and old sawmills in the forest regions of central West Virginia, compiled by Brown for a projected study on lumbering in West Virginia.

David L. Wilson Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0807
Overview Letters and business records of the mercantile establishment of David L. Wilson in Moorefield. Subjects covered include: property rentals, crops, labor costs and lumbering.

Fayette County Archives

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Collection Number: A&M.0362
Overview Originals and copies of county and circuit court suit papers, mainly for the period after 1870. The volumes include a minute book of the Fayetteville town council, 1873-1877; county board of education minute book, 1866-1876; a land entry book, 1831-1837; land tax books, 1849, 1855-1860; personal property books, 1855-1858, 1860-1861, 1866; registers of voters, 1866, 1867; poll books, 1872, 1890; and private account books, including a G.P. Huddleston daybook for a general store, 1850-1858; and...

Fleming Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0638
Scope and Contents Business and personal papers, pamphlets, clippings, and photographs of Benjamin Fleming (1806-1891), and his son Thurston Worth (b.1846), relating to various business enterprises carried on by the family in Fairmont. These included a large trade in manufacturing, importing and selling hats and furs, general merchandising, fertilizer and hardwood sales.There are many letters and advertisements from eastern mercantile houses; bills of lading showing names of steamboats on the Ohio and...

George W. Johnson (1837-1902) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1655
Overview Diaries, correspondence, notes, receipts, and newspaper clippings of a lumberman and stockman from Morgantown, West Virginia. Subjects include Johnson's agricultural activities, his extensive timber dealings in Monongalia County, and the rafting of logs to Pittsburgh and intermediate points on the Monongahela River.

George W. Miller Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2130
Overview Correspondence and financial records of a Gilmer County businessman, gas drilling contractor, schoolteacher, and elementary school principal who was involved also with coal, timber, real estate, and water well businesses. The correspondence concerns Miller's business affairs; dealings with government agencies, such as the Federal Power Commission and the Small Business Administration; applications for teaching positions and graduate schools; tax problems; campaign for a seat on the school...

Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1199
Overview Papers of Judge Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) of Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, and papers of his grandson Wilson Lee Camden (1870-1958). Gideon D. Camden was a lawyer, Democratic politician, member of the Virginia Convention of 1850-1851, circuit judge, and state senator (1872-1876). His papers include correspondence, legal and business papers, surveys and plats, and printed material. Subjects include Virginia, West Virginia, and national politics; the railroad, oil, timber, and...

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Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916 6
Democratic Party (U.S.) 6
Camden, Gideon D. (1805-1891) 5
Camden, J. N. (Johnson Newlon), 1828-1908 4
West Virginia University. 4
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Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911 3
Faulkner, Charles James, 1806-1884 3
Fleming, A. B. (Aretas Brooks), 1839-1923 3
McGraw, John T. 3
Parsons, Job W. 3
Wilson, William Lyne, 1843-1900 3
Alderson, J. D. (John Duffy), 1854-1910 2
Bennett, J.M. 2
Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878 2
Condon-Lane Boom and Lumber Company 2
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 2
Dayton, Alston Gordon 2
Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863 2
Garrett, John W. 2
Garrison, M. J. and Company 2
Goff, Guy Despard, 1867-1933 2
J.L. Rumbarger Lumber Company. 2
Kenna, John E. 2
M.J. Garrison and Company. 2
Mason, James M. II. 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Ruffner family 2
Sutherland, Howard 2
United States Congress. 2
United States. Congress. Senate 2
West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company 2
West Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1872) 2
West Virginia. Legislature 2
White, A.B. 2
Whitmer, William and Sons, Inc. 2
Whitney, William C. 2
Alderson, J. Coleman. 1
Ambler, Charles Henry, 1876-1957 1
American Aberdeen-Angus Breeders Association 1
American Colonization Society 1
American Constitutional League 1
American Victory Union 1
Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 1
Babb, John H. 1
Babcock Boom and Lumber Company 1
Baer Grocery Company 1
Baltimore United Oil Company 1
Bayard, Thomas F. 1
Belmont, August. 1
Bennett, Jonathan M. 1
Bishop, Charles Mortimer (1827-1896) 1
Blackwater Lumber Company 1
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 1
Boggess, J.R. 1
Bongiorni, Joseph P. 1
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 1
Bowman Lumber Company 1
Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876 1
Brown, David Dare. 1
Browning, Chauncey Jr. 1
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 1
C. W. Harvey and Company. 1
Camden Consolidated Oil Company 1
Camden, Wilson Lee. 1
Campbell, David. 1
Canaan Valley Development Company 1
Canaan Valley Produce, Inc. 1
Cannel Coal Company 1
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 1
Carroll, James H. 1
Cass, Joseph K. 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman. 1
Cauthorn, T. B. 1
Cecil Lumber and Hardware Company 1
Cherry Run Mill 1
Chew, R.P. 1
Chilton, William E. (William Edwin), 1858-1939 1
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908 1
Coal River Navigation Company 1
Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage (U.S.) 1
Conley, William G. (William Gustavus), 1866-1940 1
Consolidated Gas Company 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
Copen Creek Coal Company 1
Core, Earl Lemley, 1902-1984 1
Cornell University 1
Courtney family 1
Courtney, Alpheus. 1
Courtney, John J. 1
Courtney, John. 1
Courtney, Ulysses J. 1
Cox, Jacob D (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900 1
Crogan, Patrick J. 1
Crook, George, 1828-1890 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. West Virginia Chapters 1
Davis, Edgar S. 1
Davis, Mattie - adoption. 1
Davis, T.B. 1
Dawson, William M.O. 1
Dayton, Spencer. 1
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