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Brooke Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1079
Overview Correspondence, clippings, biographical sketches, photographs, artifacts, and other items relating to the family of St. George Tucker Brooke (1844-1914), a professor at West Virginia University College of Law, 1878-1909. Correspondence includes business and personal letters to and from St. George Tucker Brooke and Charles Frederick Tucker Brooke, a Rhodes Scholar and Shakespearean authority at Yale; letters between Francis (Frank) Brooke to Mrs. Mary Brooke while he served in the U.S. and...

Coal Mining Disaster Reports Collection

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Collection Number: A&M.4203
Overview Mine disaster reports, official hearing reports, and hearing and inquest transcripts (1938-1967). Most of the mine disaster reports were created by inspectors from the West Virginia Department of Mines, and some of them involved federal inspectors. Other reports were created by the United States Bureau of Mines and the West Virginia Department of Mines Coal Mine Safety Board of Review. Also includes volumes 3 through 8 of the Decisions of the Interior Board of Mine...

David Goff Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0627
Scope and Contents Letters to 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). These sixteen letters cover topics including land in Randolph and Tucker counties, politics,...

Davis Coal and Coke Company, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1112
Scope and Contents This is a collection of blue prints of mining machinery and equipment drawn up for the Thomas, West Virginia company. There are also 19 pictures of mining operations and water falls around Tucker County.

Davis Coal and Coke Company, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1082
Scope and Contents These records include correspondence, graphs, blueprints, maps and other printed material relating to the coal industry in Tucker County, West Virginia.

Deakins Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0624
Scope and Contents Additional Deakins family papers, consisting of correspondence, bond of conveyance, deeds, surveys and plats. [ALS] to Colonel Francis Deakin from John Compton, 1793, relative to surveys made by John Compton in 1792; bond of conveyance for land in Randolph County owned by Deakins heirs, 1809; five deeds for land owned by the Deakins family in Randolph and Preston counties W. Va., 1808-1885; 1848 deed from Francis Deakins to Northwestern Turnpike Co.; seven surveys and plats for lands in...

Deakins Family Papers and Surveying Compass

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Collection Number: A&M.0197
Overview Includes records from several generations of the Deakins family of Montgomery County, Maryland and north central West Virginia. William (1742-1798) and Francis (1739-1804) Deakins, among the first generation, were active as land speculators after the American Revolution, applying their skills as surveyors to leverage acquisition of western lands. From 1778 their activities are documented through deeds, agreements, surveys, plats, surveyors' field books, court papers, and letters related to land...

Harper Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3090
Overview The land and legal papers of a Tucker and Randolph County family. Included are power of attorney documents between Jerome Harper of British Columbia and Ezekial Harper of Tucker County. There is also a note of a land survey done for Albert Gallatin. Other names mentioned are Jonathan W. Harper, David Goff and Wyatt J. Ferguson.

Holt Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0628
Overview Papers of Samuel T.H. Holt, and other members of the Holt family of Philippi, West Virginia. There are deeds centering in Randolph, Barbour, and Tucker counties; correspondence; a medical prescription; and a clipping on Whitescarver Hall, Broaddus Institute, Philippi. Mention is made of the Wheeling Development Company.

Horace Kellogg, Soldier, Civil War Letter Regarding Civilian Compensation and Prosecution

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Collection Number: A&M.0648
Overview Letter of 28 November 1862, written by Horace Kellogg, a Captain of the 123rd Ohio Infantry, to Rufus Maxwell of St. George, Tucker County, (West) Virginia. The letter concerns repayment for robberies perpetrated against Union citizens by Confederate partisans. Maxwell had been ordered to pay eighty-five dollars towards this debt by 1 December 1862. Kellogg reports the consequences of failing to pay the debt, as ordered by Brigadier General Robert H. Milroy. Milroy's order specifies that...

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