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Admiral Thomas J. Lopez Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4439
Scope and Contents

Papers of Admiral Thomas J. Lopez of the United States Navy. Includes biographical and historical information, speeches, correspondence, media, artifacts, and awards and framed items.

Dates: 1973-2014

Adolphus DeBussey, Soldier, Civil War Letters

Collection Number: A&M 3296
Scope and Contents 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

Adolphus P. Howard Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0511
Scope and Contents

Articles of co-partnership between Adolphus Howard and J. Wilson Howard, Wellsville, N. Y., and Adolphus P. Howard, Hancock County, West Virginia, for the establishment of a tannery.

Dates: 1866

Adolphus P. Howard Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0515
Scope and Contents Includes the wills of A. P. Howard, Corry, Pennsylvania; 1897, and Sarah H. Howard, Wellsville, N. Y., correspondence, reports, leases, tax receipts, and mortgage. Information on J. W. Howard and Hugh H. McCullough estates. Copy of Bradstreet's report on the University Company of Olympia, Washington and J. R. Chaplin, manager of the Company. Also, report on various business enterprises and financial standing of A. P. Howard. Some correspondence of Edward Spencer and tax receipts for land in...
Dates: 1854-1904

Adolphus P. Howard Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0517
Scope and Contents Includes business and personal correspondence, accounts, legal papers, bank statements, maps, etc. Business correspondence, 1850-1938, include letters concerning A. P. Howard's various business enterprises; farm, livestock, fruit and produce, Wellsville, Ohio; printing firm, Columbus, Ohio; tannery, Corry, Penna.; bank and metal works, Pittsburgh, PA; farm, Congo, WV; subscription agent in Wellsville, Ohio for National Era, Washington, D.C. Earlier letters are to A. G. DeSellem, an uncle,...
Dates: 1850-1938

A.E. Lewis Sash and Door Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 3015
Overview An account book, calling card, stock certificates and photograph of the A.E. Lewis Sash and Door Company. Arthur Earl Lewis (1880-1940) was a window glass cutter at the Marilla plant before opening the A.E. Lewis Sash and Door Company in Morgantown (1910-13) in a building adjacent to the Westover bridge. After the building burnt down, Lewis reopened the business but later quit in order to serve as a manager of the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. in West Virginia for the remainder of his life. His...
Dates: 1910-1911

Aegerter Family Genealogy

Collection Number: A&M 2696

Genealogy of the Aegerter family of Helvetia, West Virginia, written in German. Material covers the years 1760-1968.

Dates: ca. 1968

African American Photographic Portraits

Collection Number: A&M 3381

Twenty-four tintypes and six paper photographic prints featuring formal portraits of mostly African Americans. Includes two tintypes and three prints of Caucasian women. All subjects are unidentified except for Mrs. Null and her daughter Hilda on a print dated October 1953. On evidence of the clothing, the tintypes appear to date from the 1880s. This collection was found in Jefferson County, West Virginia.

Dates: 1880-1953

Agnes Smith (1906-1994), Author, Correspondence, Manuscripts, and Publications

Collection Number: A&M 4177
Overview Papers of author Agnes Smith of Harrison and Marion Counties, West Virginia. The collection includes manuscripts of writings such as essays and stories, personal and professional correspondence, photographs, diaries (1969-1973), her diploma from Fairmont State Teachers College (1932), speeches (1959-1963), and publications. Publications include published copies of essays and articles as well as Smith's books: the award-winning Edge of the Forest (1959) and The Bluegreen Tree (1977), both...
Dates: ca. 1920s-1970s

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

Collection Number: A&M 4080

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

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Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911 31
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 29
West Virginia. Legislature 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 Draper, 1805-1891 25
Ambler, Charles Henry, 1876-1957 23
Byrd, Robert C. 23
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 23
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 23
Monongalia County (W.Va.) 23
Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 23
Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916 21
West Virginia University. Department of History 21
Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900 21
Smith family 20
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 18
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 18
Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878 18
Dayton, Alston Gordon 18
Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 18
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 18
West Virginia University. College of Agriculture 18
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
Callahan, James Morton, 1864-1956 15
Chilton, William E. (William Edwin), 1858-1939 15
Monongalia Academy (Morgantown, W. Va.) 15
Revercomb, Chapman, 1895- 15
Holt, Homer Adams, 1898-1975 14
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 14
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 14
Morgan family 14
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 14
Van Winkle, P. G. (Peter Godwin), 1808-1872 14
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 13
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
Patteson, Okey L. 13
Summers, Festus P. (Festus Paul), 1895-1971 13
Weston State Hospital 13
White, I. C. (Israel Charles), 1848-1927 13
Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 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
Barron, W. W. 11
Bittner, Van A. (Van Amberg), 1885-1949 11
Fleming, A. B. (Aretas Brooks), 1839-1923 11
Gore, Howard M. 11
Jackson family 11
Post, Melville Davisson, 1869-1930 11
Washington, George, 1732-1799 11
West Virginia University. College of Pharmacy 11
West Virginia University. Department of Biology 11
American Federation of Labor 10
Brown family 10
Chitwood, Oliver Perry, 1874-1971 10
Consolidation Coal Company 10
Dayton, Spencer 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
MacCorkle, William Alexander, 1857-1930 10
Robinson family 10
Sutherland, Howard, 1865-1950 10
United States. Works Progress Administration 10
Wilson, William Lyne, 1843-1900 10
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
McGraw, John T. 9
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