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A.B. Clark, Daybook for an Upshur County General Store
A day book, 1873-1875, for a general store in Upshur County, West Virginia, operated by A. B. Clark. Records goods purchased, purchase price, date of purchase, and name of customer. Goods include food, clothing, and household items. This material is available on microfilm only.
A.B. Sharp, Compiler, Barr Family Genealogy
Manuscript record of Barr family genealogy.
A.B. Sharp, Student, Geometry Notebook and Other Material
A student's notebook on geometry from West Virginia College, Flemington, Taylor County. 1876; an announcement from Glenville Normal School, Dec. 1875, and one item of correspondence dated June 23, 1876.
A.B. Stickney, Compiler, Genealogical Materials
A collection of Genealogical material compiled by A. B. and Charlotte Stickney. Includes notes and letters regarding the Pierpont Family and the Stickney's research. Most of the papers deal with the lines of John, Francis, and Larkin Pierpont. For more detailed listings of the Pierpont and other families, see the processing notes.
Abercrombie & Fitch, Artifacts
T-Shirt designed and marketed by clothing retailer Abercrombie and Fitch. The shirt is bold orange in color and bears the phrase, 'It's all relative in West Virginia,' in blue in front of an outline of the state. The shirts made national news in March 2004 when West Virginia Governor Bob Wise wrote a letter to Abercrombie and Fitch demanding that they discontinue sales of the t-shirts. Wise criticized the company for depicting 'an unfounded, negative stereotype' of the state.
Abigail Farnsworth Travel Journal
1821 travel journal of Abigail Farnsworth, mother of West Virginia's second Governor, Daniel D.T. Farnsworth. Documents travel from Staten Island, New York to Buckhannon in Lewis County, West Virginia.
Abner Osburn, Physician, Papers
Papers of Dr. Abner Osburn, a physician who practiced in Jefferson County, West Virginia in the late nineteenth century. The collection contains Civil War material, including a letter, currency, and a pass from Harpers Ferry. Other items include bonds for the purchase of slaves, programs from various collegiate events, certificates for the legal practice of medicine, correspondence, and other material. Please see "Scope and Content Note" for further information.
Abraham Johnson Family Genealogy
Abraham Johnson of Essex County, New Jersey, settled on Patterson Creek in Hampshire County, Virginia, in the mid-18th-century. Collection contains newspaper clippings, notes, and correspondence related to the genealogy of the Abraham Johnson family of Hampshire County, Virginia, as compiled by Edgar Johnson Davis and Annie Dent Davis of Greensboro, North Carolina. Also includes a copy of the Johnson family genealogy that Dent published in 1939 with handwritten notes.
Abraham Lincoln Paper Mache Sculpture
Three-dimensional profile portrait sculpture of Abraham Lincoln, made from an estimated $5000 worth of redeemed U.S. banknotes, in a style similar to paper mache. This framed sculpture was reportedly hung for a number of years in the room where Lincoln died.
Abram Marsh, Soldier, Civil War Letter From Hospital
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.