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Aretas Brooks Fleming (1839-1923) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0040
Overview Papers of the eighth governor of West Virginia, 1890-1893, who was an attorney in Marion County, 1863-1867, a member of the House of Delegates, 1872-1875, a circuit judge, 1878-1888. Fleming was closely associated with James O. Watson in the development of the coal and railroad industry in the Monongahela Valley. There are scattered papers, including several hundred sermons of Benjamin F. Fleming (1810-1876); one common pleas book; two "Memorandum of Decisions" books from the law firm of A.B....

Aretas Brooks Fleming Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0568
Overview Papers of Aretas Brooks Fleming (1839-1923), the eighth governor of West Virginia, 1890-1893, who was an attorney in Marion County, 1863-1867, a member of the House of Delegates, 1872-1875, a circuit judge, 1878-1888. Fleming was closely associated with James O. Watson in the development of the coal and railroad industry in the Monongahela Valley. There are scattered papers, including several hundred sermons of Benjamin F. Fleming (1810-1876); one common pleas book; two "Memorandum of...

Barns Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0925
Overview Papers of the Barns family of northwestern West Virginia, including: the Civil War diaries of Thomas Rufus Barns recording his experiences while serving with Company K, Tenth Regiment, West Virginia Volunteer Infantry (1863-1864); Civil War records of Uz Barns, who served with the same unit, including discharge and pension papers (1865-1891); miscellaneous Civil War material, including currency and song sheets (ca. 1861-1865); and Barns family papers including financial records, and land...

Brown Family World War II Ration Books and Coupons.

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Collection Number: A&M.3146
Overview World War II ration books and coupons which belonged to the Brown family of Farmington, Marion Co.

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959), Barns Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1604
Overview Correspondence, business, and legal papers, and photographs of Thomas Barns (1750-1836) and his son John S. Barns, who operated a grist and saw mill at Polsleys Mill (now Fairmont). Papers deal with a river trip to Indiana, 1837; coal mining in 1839; the money question, 1838; land transactions, farming, and mercantile operations of the Barns family; Rosecrans in Middle Tennessee, 1863; and the poor economic conditions, 1878.

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0258
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. marshal (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association Against...

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1606
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. Marshall (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association...

Clarence L. Musgrave Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1238
Overview The papers of C.L. Musgrave, Fairmont mortician and editor, include family correspondence, 1861-1936; photographs; account books of his father, Eli, and his grandfather Zebulon Musgrave; record books and correspondence pertaining to the operation of the Musgrave Funeral Home and the Fairmont REPUBLICAN, ca.1895-1898. Other materials include a ledger of the John Carlin Camp, No.8, Sons of Veterans, United States Army, 1887-1894; record book, Ladies Aid Society of the First Methodist Episcopal...

Consolidation Coal Company, Consultant Report and Clippings

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Collection Number: A&M.1159
Overview The collection consists of a typescript report by J.C. Gaskill, assistant consulting engineer, on accidents, fires, and explosions at the mines of the Consolidation Coal Company and other companies, 1886-1926; and newspaper clippings concerning Consolidation's operations around Fairmont, West Virginia.

E. E. Meredith, Collector, Broadsides and Other Material Regarding Jackson and Marion Counties

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Collection Number: A&M.0256
Overview Broadsides and other materials dated between 1855 and 1951 that relate to Jackson and Marion counties in West Virginia. Includes a Marion County petition for a court of limited jurisdiction, undated; a petition from Jackson County about the establishment of school districts, undated; a photograph of six types of paper money, 1852-1914; and a newspaper column by E. E. Meredith about Nathan Goff, 1951. Broadsides are titled "To the Voters of Marion County," 28 January 1861; "On the Internal...

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