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Angela Boserman, Collector, Letter and Tuition Account from Randolph County

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Collection Number: A&M.0261
Overview Letter from Patrick Durkin to David Goff, 17 March 1855, about being attacked by dogs on a public road; and a photostat of a tuition account by Cyrus Kittle, school commissioner of School District No. 12, with teacher H. W. Mills, for teaching indigent children in Randolph County, West Virginia, 23 February 1861.
Dates: 1855, 1861

Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0104
Overview Personal and business papers of lawyer, U.S. Senator, circuit court judge, and first Governor of West Virginia, Arthur I. Boreman. Includes correspondence and legal and financial documents. Correspondence includes letters to and from Arthur's brother Jacob Boreman, as well as Francis H. Pierpont and George W. Summers. There are also letters and other documents relating to the taking and exchanging of hostages by the West Virginia government during the Civil War. See Scope and Content Note for...
Dates: 1861-1895, undated

Ash and Purkey Families Genealogy

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Collection Number: A&M.3391
Overview Genealogy research records of the Ash family of Harrison and Doddridge counties, and the Purkey family of Taylor and Randolph counties. Includes family worksheets footnoted with sources, historical narrative, photographs, and original documentation in transcript and facsimile form. The majority of the collection is comprised of photocopies. Records assembled 1980-2000 by Sandra Delaney covering 1600s-1900s.
Dates: 1980-2000

Battle of Rich Mountain Manuscript

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2959
Overview A brief account of the Battle of Rich Mountain written by L. Johnson; includes drawings by the author of the Union camp, courthouse, and schoolhouse at Beverly, West Virginia.
Dates: 1861

Bill Brady, Collector, Glass Plate Negatives of Helvetia, West Virginia by Photographer U.C. Shock

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Collection Number: A&M.3617
Overview Glass plate negatives of photographs taken by Uriah C. Shock documenting Helvetia, West Virginia, a small community of German-speaking Swiss immigrants located in Randolph County. Includes portraits of individuals and groups, apparently of family members and community groups. Many images feature woodland settings, and some pictures include evidence of logging operations, horse teams, buildings, and livestock. Plates are of varying dimensions, including 5 in. x 7 in. and 6 1/2 in. x 8 1/2 in....
Dates: 1890-1915

C. Ed. Lukens Broadside for Public Sale of Land

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Collection Number: A&M.3835
Overview Color reproduction of a broadside advertising the public sale of lands of C. Ed Lukens, deceased. The lands to be sold are described as valuable timber, farming, and grazing lands and are located in Randolph and Pendleton counties. The broadside lists terms of sale and also describes the individual acreages for sale, including about 6,440 acres comprising twelve plots of land in Raleigh county and 523 acres comprising three farms in Pendleton county.
Dates: 1940

Civilian Conservation Corps, Camp Bowers, Letters by Roscoe Sigley

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Collection Number: A&M.3713
Overview Six letters authored by CCC participant from Camp Bowers, Valley Head, West Virginia. Subjects includes projects and recreation at the Camp, and family matters.
Dates: 1935-1936

County Highway Maps for West Virginia

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Collection Number: A&M.4479
Content Description Highway maps for the 55 counties of West Virginia created in 1937. They are in two tones (blue on white), in varying dimensions (including items in the range of 36 in. x 36 in. to 36 in. x 58 in., etc.), and scaled to 1 inch equaling 1 mile. Features indicated on the maps include: roads (US, primary state roads, secondary state roads); state, county, district, and corporate lines; railroads; streams; parks and forests; highway bridges; county seats; cities and villages; lodges; farms;...
Dates: 1937

David Goff Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0975
Scope and Contents Papers of David Goff (ca. 1804-1878) of Beverly, West Virginia, an attorney and land promoter for Harrison, Randolph, and Tucker Counties. Goff became prosecuting attorney in 1835, served as a Colonel in the Virginia militia in 1844, was superintendent of Randolph County schools in 1853, served as a member of the Virginia Assembly, and was a West Virginia State Senator from Randolph County (1875-1877). Includes letters, surveys, land grant, bonds, and receipts. The correspondence includes ALS...
Dates: 1826-1878

David Goff Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1027
Scope and Contents Papers of David Goff (ca. 1804-1878) of Beverly, West Virginia, an attorney and land promoter for Harrison, Randolph, and Tucker Counties. Goff became prosecuting attorney in 1835, served as a Colonel in the Virginia militia in 1844, was superintendent of Randolph County schools in 1853, served as a member of the Virginia Assembly, and was a West Virginia State Senator from Randolph County (1875-1877). The papers include correspondence; land papers, particularly, for Randolph County; court case...
Dates: 1840-1878

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