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Abram Mason Memoir [Xerox]

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Collection Number: A&M.2575
Overview Abram Mason's memoirs relating events in the history of the Mason family, who resided briefly in Monongalia County, West Virginia.
Dates: 1860 March 27

Achilles Dew, Letter to President Lincoln

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Collection Number: A&M.2239
Overview A letter, dated January 24, 1861, written to Abraham Lincoln by Achilles Dew, a resident of Western Virginia. The letter expresses the opinion that Presidents Harrison and Taylor were poisoned, and warns Lincoln that he too could be assassinated.
Dates: 1861

A.C.L. Gatewood Papers

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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

A.D. Hopkins and Josef Brunner, Forest Entomology Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.3459
Overview Correspondence (1909-1917) between A.D. Hopkins, Chief of Forest Insect Investigations, Bureau of Entomology, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Josef Brunner, field entomologist in Montana, detailing their work in forest entomology in the northern Rocky Mountains. Hopkins, a farmer from Kanawha, West Virginia, served as a State Entomologist at the WVU Agricultural Experiment Station from 1890 to 1902 before his appointment to the USDA position. The correspondence also provides insight into the...
Dates: 1909-1917

Ada Haldeman Ford, Suffragist, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3537
Overview Papers of Ada Haldeman Ford, women's suffragist of Taylor County, West Virginia. Includes reminiscence, letters, and clippings documenting Ada Haldeman Ford's active role as a suffragist in Taylor County through 1920. There are also clippings and other materials regarding political matters dating through 1970. There are photographs and genealogies regarding the Ford and Haldeman families, and a collection of books (including bibles, foreign language textbooks, poetry, etc.). Artifacts include...
Dates: 1900-1970

Adam and Anna Barbara Rader Family (Timberville, Va.) Genealogy

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Collection Number: A&M.2610
Overview A two-page history of the Adam and Anna Barbara Rader family genealogy titled "The Rader Family in America." This brief document traces the family from Adam and Anna Rader's arrival in Timberville, Virginia, in the late 1700s, to the mid-1800s. Their descendants lived in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and into parts of what is now West Virginia.
Dates: ca. 1978

Adam Livingston, An Account of His Conversion to the Catholic Church in Middleway

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Collection Number: A&M.0209
Overview An account of the conversion of Adam Livingston to the Catholic Church in Middleway, (W.) Va.; taken from a manuscript in the Library of Georgetown College.
Dates: ca. 1770

Adam Shafer Will

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Collection Number: A&M.0664
Overview Original and photostat copy of the will of Adam Shafer of Preston County, West Virginia, dated 18 June 1834. Details the distribution of Shafer's estate, including his farm, furniture, land, and animals, to his wife and children.
Dates: 1834

Adam W. Johnson, Soldier, Letter

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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

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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

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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.) 176
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Land. 163
Genealogy 156
Diaries and journals. 149
Education 115
Universities and colleges 102
Coal mining. 100
Elections 95
Rivers and river valleys. 90
Preston County (W. Va.) 89
Lawyers - letters and papers. 84
Women's history -- 1850-1899 84
Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 82
Farms and farming. 80
World War II. 79
Harrison County (W. Va.) 76
Railroads 76
General stores 71
Taxation 69
Wheeling (W. Va.) 69
Politicians -- United States 68
Women's history -- 1900-1929 68
Surveyors and surveying. 66
United States -- Politics and government 65
Frontier and pioneer life 63
Clarksburg (W. Va.) 62
Transportation 60
World War, 1914-1918 59
Agriculture 57
Authors -- Letters and papers 56
Randolph County (W. Va.) 56
Birth, marriage, and death records. 55
Church buildings 53
Coal mining - coal companies. 53
Maps. 52
Marion County (W. Va.) 52
Women's history -- 1929-1950 52
Slaves and slavery. 51
Lumber trade 49
Mills and mill-work 49
Court records 48
Travel accounts. 45
Art and artists 44
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 44
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 44
Petroleum industry and trade 44
Union names. 43
Unions. SEE ALSO Labor organization. 43
Greenbrier County (W. Va.) 41
West Virginia -- Politics and government 41
Taylor County (W. Va.) 40
Steamboats 39
Wood County (W. Va.) 39
Parkersburg. 38
Railroads - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. 38
Revolutionary War. 38
West Virginia - Governors. 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.) 35
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
Monroe County (W. Va.) 29
Turnpikes. SEE ALSO Roads. 29
Women's history -- 1951-present 29
Barbour County (W. Va.) 28
Berkeley County (W. Va.) 28
Ohio 28
Civil War -- War diaries 27
Environmentalism. 27
Hampshire County (W. Va.) 27
Iron furnaces and iron industry. 27
Kentucky 27
Photography 27
Statehood politics -- West Virginia 27
Charleston. 26
Civil War -- letters 26
Hardy County (W. Va.) 26
Medicine. SEE ALSO Folk medicine. 26
Ohio County (W. Va.) 26
Physicians - letters and papers. 26
Pocahontas County (W. Va.) 26
Politicians 26
West Virginia - Politics and government. 26
Fairmont (W. Va.) 25
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West Virginia University 189
United Mine Workers of America 50
Democratic Party (U.S.) 45
Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 38
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 38
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West Virginia University. President 34
West Virginia University. Library 31
Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 29
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 29
United States. Congress. Senate 29
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
Monongalia County (W.Va.) 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
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 17
Davis family 17
Faulkner, Charles James, 1806-1884 17
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 17
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
United States. Works Progress Administration 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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