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Abram Marsh, Soldier, Civil War Letter From Hospital

Collection Number: A&M.1566
Overview Photostat copy of a letter written by Abram Marsh, a Union soldier, to his sisters in West Virginia, dated 11 October 1864. Marsh had been wounded and was writing from the field hospital at Sandy Hook, Maryland. Marsh writes of his homesickness, his slowly improving health, and his desire for news from home.
Dates: 1864

A.C.L. Gatewood Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1519
Overview Correspondence, diary, and farm account book of a Confederate officer and Pocahontas County cattleman and farmer. The correspondence deals primarily with Gatewood's activities as adjutant general and chief of staff of the West Virginia Division, United Confederate Veterans. The Civil War diary, 11 March-15 December 1865, covers action of Company F, Eleventh Virginia Cavalry, "Laurel Brigade," Rosser Cavalry Division, from Staunton to Appomattox. The farm account book, 1866-1869, also contains...
Dates: 1801-1816, 1855-1919

Adam W. Johnson, Soldier, Letter

Collection Number: A&M.0286
Overview Adam W. Johnson was a member of the 60th Virginia Infantry, the third regiment in the Wise Legion, during the Civil War. Letter from Johnson to his family was written from Meadow Bluff in Greenbrier County, Virginia, on 23 October 1861. Johnson comments on his health, food, field conditions, where the unit has marched, his need for paper and boots, and his regimental commander.
Dates: 1861

Adamston Flat Glass Factory, Glass Cutting Tool

Collection Number: A&M.4483
Content Description A metal tool with a wooden handle, known as a "splitter", used for cutting glass. The tool was used at the Adamston Flat Glass Factory, which was located in Adamston, West Virginia (a former town that is now part of the city of Clarkburg).For additional information regarding the Adamston Glass Factory and the glassmaking industry in West Virginia, see also: A&M 2870, Fourco Glass Company Records A&M 3911, Window Glass Cutters League of America, Materials...
Dates: ca. 1910-1930

Adolphus Debussey, Soldier, Civil War Letters

Collection Number: A&M.3296
Overview Civil War correspondence of the DeBussey brothers of Ravenswood, WV. There is a single letter each from John DeBussey and George DeBussey. John DeBussey served in the Confederate Army while George DeBussey served in the 2nd. WV Cavalry. Most of the letters are from Adolphus DeBussey who served in the 4th. WV Infantry as a musician. In his letters Adolphus documents the service of his regiment in the Kanawha Valley early in the war and in the Western Theater during the battles of Vicksburg,...
Dates: 1861-1998; Majority of material found in 1861-1866, 1870-1871

Agnes Smith (1906-1994), Author, Literary Manuscripts

Collection Number: A&M.4080
Overview Literary manuscripts authored by Agnes Clifford Smith, an award winning author of two published children's books and a published book of essays. The collection includes short stories, a novella, a play, and other material. There are also two short story manuscripts by West Virginia author Melville Davisson Post. This collection is unprocessed. See scope and content note for more detail.
Dates: ca. 1930-1970

Agra Bennett, Papers Regarding Estate and Residence

Collection Number: A&M.3993
Overview Papers regarding Agra Bennett (also known as Mrs. Agra Bennett McKinley and Agra B. Williams), a member of a prominent West Virginia family and the sister of WWI pilot Louis Bennett, Jr. Includes a copy of her will (1968) and a copy of the National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form (1984) for her residence in Wheeling, West Virginia, the Johnson Camden McKinley House or "Willow Glen". See "Historical Note" for further information.
Dates: 1967-2010

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

Albert Blakeslee White (1856-1941) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0110
Overview Business, political, and official correspondence of the eleventh governor, 1901-1905, of West Virginia. Owner and editor of the STATE JOURNAL, Parkersburg, 1881-1899, White was associated with many banking and manufacturing enterprises, and was tax commissioner of West Virginia in 1907 and 1908, collector of internal revenues in 1889, 1897, and 1921, and a Republican member of the legislature in 1926. Among the correspondents are G.W. Atkinson, Waitman T. Barbe, Calvin Coolidge, John J....
Dates: 1888-1929

Alexander Mahood, Architect, Drawings of West Virginia University Projects and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.3632
Overview Records of architect Alexander Mahood of West Virginia University building projects. Includes drawings, specifications, photographs, and other material. Drawings include Creative Arts Center, Evansdale Campus Residence Halls, Evansdale Library, and Library Computer Building.
Dates: 1950-1975

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