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Adolphus P. Howard Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0517
Scope and Contents Includes business and personal correspondence, accounts, legal papers, bank statements, maps, etc. Business correspondence, 1850-1938, include letters concerning A. P. Howard's various business enterprises; farm, livestock, fruit and produce, Wellsville, Ohio; printing firm, Columbus, Ohio; tannery, Corry, Penna.; bank and metal works, Pittsburgh, Penna.; farm, Congo, W. Va.; subscription agent in Wellsville, Ohio for National Era, Washington, D. C. Earlier letters are to A. G. DeSellem, an...
Dates: 1850-1938

Alan Clarke Railroad Research Papers

Collection Number: A&M.4212
Scope and Contents Papers of historian, researcher, and author Alan Clarke. He authored a number of books relating to the history of railroads in the region of the state of West Virginia. This collection is minimally processed.Series 1. Notebooks; 1864-1968; boxes 1-13 (containing 39 notebooks) Contains facsimiles of primary documents relating to railroad history in the West Virginia region. Topics include coal mines, the B&O Railroad, the Coal & Coke Railroad, the Monongahela River...
Dates: 1864-2012

Allard Hostetter Diaries

Collection Number: A&M.2706
Overview Diaries of Hostetter, a coal miner from Nelsonville, Ohio, which cover the years 1925 to 1949, one volume for each year. There are no volumes for the years 1933, 1937, 1942, 1944, 1945, and 1947. They contain information on mine production, inspections, accidents, equipment, labor, and other aspects of the coal mining industry.
Dates: 1925-1949

Ancella Bickley, Historian, Research Papers Regarding African-Americans

Collection Number: A&M.4208
Scope and Contents This collection documents the research, public service, and life of Ancella Bickley, writer, educator, speaker, and historian. Includes writings, research materials, and more, focusing on the history of African Americans in West Virginia and the black experience in West Virginia. Collected research materials are predominantly facsimiles. Printed formats include correspondence, clippings, interview transcripts, typescript writings, publications, pamphlets, ephemera, speeches, articles, military...
Dates: 1775-2018 (Includes facsimiles); Majority of material found within 1970-2011

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, Monongah Division, Seniority Rosters

Collection Number: A&M.4436
Content Description Two seniority rosters for the Monongah Division of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, which was based in Grafton, West Virginia. Rosters were put out at the beginning of the year and listed employees' names and dates of hiring in descending order of seniority.
Dates: 1962, 1964

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

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Records

Collection Number: A&M.1268
Scope and Contents Telegraph operators' log at the D. K. Tower, near Webster in Taylor County, Feb 20 to May 27, 1908. Entries contain many humorous anecdotes.
Dates: 1908

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records

Collection Number: A&M.0522
Scope and Contents Records of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, consisting of five telegrams (1864), one letter with envelope (1863), one freight conductor's report (May 17, 1862, between Piedmont and Grafton), and small map of the Railroad (ca. 1853 - 1863). There is also a letterpress copybook for correspondence of B.L. Jacobs, an employee of the Railroad writing from the Grafton station (43 pages for April to August, 1858). A telegram to Colonel George R. Latham regards an arrest (ca. 1864), and a telgram to...
Dates: 1853 -1864

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Surveyors Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M.3388
Overview Scrapbook (10 3/4' x 14 1/2') of approximately 175 photographs (attached to 24 leaves) documenting the activities of surveyors of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad in the period 1900-1910. Includes portraits semi-formal and candid of individuals and groups of B&O employees and others, candid photos of outdoor survey work, indoor office work, and camp life; and pictures of railroad infrastructure such as tracks, bridges, etc. Many individuals and locations are identified. Locations...
Dates: ca. 1900-1910

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