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Alan Clarke Railroad Research Papers

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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...

Andrew Nelson Campbell, Civil War Veteran and Monroe County Politician, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0513
Scope and Contents Personal and family correspondence; legal and personal buisness papers; roll of Chapman's Battery and list of names of Monroe Guards who served in Civil war; one copy of booklet, PRISON LIFE OF ONE OF THE IMMORTAL SIX HUNDRED (1910) by Lamar Fontainne, relating his experiencies as a prisoner during the Civil War; Confederate roster; genealogical notes on twenty families; marriage and death records from Jno. Lynch's daybook; blueprint showing coal seams in lower half of Raleigh county. Personal...

Andrew Nelson Campbell Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0653
Scope and Contents This is the third accession of the papers of Andrew Nelson Campbell. Mr. Campbell was an attorney in Monroe County, W. Va. He served in the Confederate Army and was a graduate of the Washington and Lee University Law School. He represented Monroe County as a Delegate in the State Legislature, 1872, and was a member of the Board of Regents of West Virginia University. He was, also, Judge of the 10th Judicial Circuit, 1888-1896.The main part of these papers are court case papers and...

Andrew Summers Rowan (1857-1943) Papers and Memorabilia

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Collection Number: A&M.1780
Overview Burial flag, cord, pictures, and correspondence, 1963-1964, concerning disposition of these items. There is a resume of Rowan's life after 1922 and information on his military service, which included a mission in Cuba prior to the Spanish-American War, which was glorified in Elbert Hubbard's A Message to Garcia. There is a resume of Rowan's life, most notably his U.S. Army career, 1881-1909. An 1881 graduate of West Point, he served on the frontier against Indians and...

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...

Arthur I. Boreman Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0639
Overview Personal and business papers of Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896), lawyer, U.S. senator, circuit court judge, and first governor of West Virginia. The bulk of the collection consists of papers relating to his judgeship and to the law firm of Boreman and Bullocks, Parkersburg, WV. Series include correspondence, notes on cases tried before Judge Boreman, envelope cases of material regarding legal cases in which Boreman was involved, financial material, and political and judicial printed material....

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Monongah Division, Seniority Rosters

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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.

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records

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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...

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Records

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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.”

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Goff, David, 1804?-1878 6
MacCorkle, William Alexander, 1857-1930 6
West Virginia. Legislature 6
Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878 5
Chilton, William E. (William Edwin), 1858-1939 5
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Fleming, A. B. (Aretas Brooks), 1839-1923 5
Jacob, John Jeremiah. 5
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 5
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 5
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Sutherland, Howard 5
United Mine Workers of America 5
United States National Guard - West Virginia. 5
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Conley, William G. (William Gustavus), 1866-1940 4
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Garrett, John W. 4
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 4
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 4
Imboden, John D. (John Daniel), 1823-1895 4
McGraw, John T. 4
Meadows, Clarence W. 4
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 4
Price, Samuel, 1805-1884 4
Sturgiss, George C. 4
United States Congress. 4
Watson, C. W. 4
Watson, James O. 4
West Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1872) 4
Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 3
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Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 3
Goff, Nathan, 1843-1920 3
Goodykoontz, Wells, 1872-1944 3
Hewitt, Abram S. 3
Holt, Homer Adams, 1898-1975 3
Kenna, John E. 3
Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 3
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 3
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 3
Mathews, Henry M. (Henry Mason), 1834-1884 3
McGrath, J. Howard (James Howard), 1903-1966 3
Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916 3
Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 3
Ruffner family 3
United States - Railway Administration. 3
United States. Congress. Senate 3
West Virginia Historical Society 3
Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900 3
Wilson, William Lyne, 1843-1900 3
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 3
Adams Express Company 2
Alderson, J. D. (John Duffy), 1854-1910 2
Ambler, Charles Henry, 1876-1957 2
American Legion 2
Associated Press 2
Association Against the Prohibition Amendment 2
Baldwin-Felts Detective Inc. 2
Barns, Fleming and Company 2
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Barns, John S. 2
Barns, John S. and Company 2
Barns, Thomas. 2
Bassel, John (1840-1914) 2
Bennett, Jonathan M. 2
Bittner, Van A. (Van Amberg), 1885-1949 2
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 2
Brinkman, Charles. 2
Brinkman, George W. 2
Callahan, James Morton, 1864-1956 2
Campbell, Andrew Nelson (d. 1919) 2
Campbell, Andrew Nelson. 2
Cass, Joseph K. 2
Cather, Fabricius A. 2
Chenoweth, Eli. 2
Chenoweth, Lemuel, 1811-1887 2
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company 2
Clarksburg 50-Year Club 2
Collins, Jarius. 2
Collins, Justus, 1857-1934 2
Cunningham, John S. 2
Davis, John J. (John James), 1835-1916 2
Davis, T.B. 2
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