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A.B. Clark, Daybook for an Upshur County General Store

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Collection Number: A&M.0679
Overview 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

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Collection Number: A&M.2041
Overview Manuscript record of Barr family genealogy.

A.B. Sharp, Student, Geometry Notebook and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.0737
Overview 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

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Collection Number: A&M.2123
Overview 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

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Collection Number: A&M.3465
Overview 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

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Collection Number: A&M.3215
Overview 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

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Collection Number: A&M.3313
Overview 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

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Collection Number: A&M.0148
Overview 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

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Collection Number: A&M.3930
Overview 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

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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.

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Account books 254
Politics and government. 226
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 194
Morgantown (W. Va.) 185
Monongalia County (W. Va.) 175
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Land. 163
Genealogy 155
Diaries and journals. 149
Education 115
Universities and colleges 102
Coal mining. 100
Elections 95
Rivers and river valleys. 90
Preston County (W. Va.) 88
Lawyers - letters and papers. 84
Women's history -- 1850-1899 84
Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 82
Farms and farming. 80
World War II. 77
Railroads 76
Harrison County (W. Va.) 73
General stores 71
Taxation 69
Wheeling (W. Va.) 69
Women's history -- 1900-1929 68
Politicians -- United States 67
Surveyors and surveying. 66
United States -- Politics and government 65
Frontier and pioneer life 63
Clarksburg (W. Va.) 61
Transportation 60
World War, 1914-1918 58
Agriculture 57
Authors -- Letters and papers 56
Birth, marriage, and death records. 55
Randolph County (W. Va.) 55
Church buildings 53
Coal mining - coal companies. 53
Maps. 52
Women's history -- 1929-1950 52
Marion County (W. Va.) 51
Slaves and slavery. 51
Lumber trade 49
Mills and mill-work 49
Court records 48
Travel accounts. 45
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 44
Petroleum industry and trade 44
Art and artists 43
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 43
Union names. 43
Unions. SEE ALSO Labor organization. 42
Greenbrier County (W. Va.) 40
West Virginia -- Politics and government 40
Steamboats 39
Parkersburg. 38
Railroads - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. 38
Revolutionary War. 38
Taylor County (W. Va.) 38
West Virginia - Governors. 38
Wood County (W. Va.) 38
Baptists 37
Livestock 37
Women's history -- 1800-1849 36
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) 35
New Deal, 1933-1939 35
Pennsylvania 35
Tucker County (W. Va.) 34
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 32
Teachers 32
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 32
Virginia 32
Banks and banking 31
Coal mining - Labor organization. 30
Churches -- Methodist 29
Fairmont. 29
Turnpikes. SEE ALSO Roads. 29
Women's history -- 1951-present 29
Ohio 28
Barbour County (W. Va.) 27
Berkeley County (W. Va.) 27
Civil War -- War diaries 27
Environmentalism. 27
Iron furnaces and iron industry. 27
Kentucky 27
Monroe County (W. Va.) 27
Photography 27
Statehood politics -- West Virginia 27
Charleston. 26
Civil War -- letters 26
Medicine. SEE ALSO Folk medicine. 26
Physicians - letters and papers. 26
Politicians 26
West Virginia - Politics and government. 26
Fairmont (W. Va.) 25
Hampshire County (W. Va.) 25
Hardy County (W. Va.) 25
Jefferson County. 25
Judges - letters and papers. 25
Ohio County (W. Va.) 25
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West Virginia University. 128
West Virginia University 67
United Mine Workers of America 50
Democratic Party (U.S.) 45
Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 38
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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 38
West Virginia University. President 34
West Virginia University. Library 31
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 29
United States. Congress. Senate 29
Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 28
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 28
United States Congress. 28
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 27
West Virginia University. Agricultural Extension Service 27
Camden, Gideon D. (1805-1891) 25
West Virginia. Legislature 24
Ambler, Charles Henry, 1876-1957 23
Byrd, Robert C. 23
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 23
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 23
Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 23
Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911 22
Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916 21
Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900 21
Smith family 20
West Virginia University. Department of History 19
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 18
Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878 18
Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 18
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 18
Davis family 17
Faulkner, Charles James, 1806-1884 17
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 17
Monongalia County 17
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 16
Brown, John. 16
Camden, J. N. (Johnson Newlon), 1828-1908 16
Strother, David Hunter, 1816-1888 16
United States. Army 16
West Virginia University. College of Agriculture 16
Callahan, James Morton, 1864-1956 15
Chilton, William E. (William Edwin), 1858-1939 15
Monongalia Academy (Morgantown, W. Va.) 15
Revercomb, Chapman, 1895- 15
Dayton, Alston Gordon 14
Holt, Homer Adams, 1898-1975 14
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 14
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 14
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 14
Van Winkle, P. G. (Peter Godwin), 1808-1872 14
Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961 13
Debar, Joseph Hubert Diss. 13
Goff, Nathan, 1843-1920 13
Hayman family 13
Meadows, Clarence W. 13
Moore, Arch A., Jr. (Arch Alfred), 1923-2015 13
Morgan family 13
Patteson, Okey L. 13
Summers, Festus P. (Festus Paul), 1895-1971 13
White, I. C. (Israel Charles), 1848-1927 13
Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 12
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 12
Core, Earl Lemley, 1902-1984 12
Dawson, William M.O. 12
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 12
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 12
Moore family 12
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 12
Washington, George, 1732-1799 12
Weston State Hospital 12
Barron, W. W. 11
Bittner, Van A. (Van Amberg), 1885-1949 11
Fleming, A. B. (Aretas Brooks), 1839-1923 11
Gore, Howard M. 11
Post, Melville Davisson, 1869-1930 11
West Virginia University. College of Pharmacy 11
American Federation of Labor 10
Brown family 10
Chitwood, Oliver Perry, 1874-1971 10
Evans family 10
Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 10
Goff, David, 1804?-1878 10
Hallanan, Walter S. (Walter Simms), 1890-1962 10
Jackson family 10
MacCorkle, William Alexander, 1857-1930 10
Robinson family 10
Ruffner family 10
West Virginia University. Department of Biology 10
Wilson, William Lyne, 1843-1900 10
Consolidation Coal Company 9
Dayton, Spencer. 9
Glasscock, Wm. E. (William Ellsworth), 1862-1925 9
Green, William. 9
Hall family 9
Hardesty, David C., Jr. 9
Johnson, Louis. 9
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 9
Lewis family 9
Lightburn, Joseph Andrew Jackson, 1824-1901. 9
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