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Willis DeHass, Historian, Scrapbook regarding Ohio River Valley

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Collection Number: A&M 0685
Overview

A scrapbook of newspaper clippings, with manuscript notes, prepared by Willis DeHass, historian and author. The clips, mainly from Pittsburgh and Cincinnati papers, deal with the Monongahela and Ohio and other Ohio Valley rivers, steamboats, bridges, canals, dams, and levees. Mention is made of the Pittsburgh and Connellsville Railroad, 1868.

Dates: circa 1868-1879

Willis Guy Tetrick, Jr. Genealogy Research Papers

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Collection Number: A&M 3230
Overview Genealogy research papers compiled by W. Guy Tetrick and his son Willis G. Tetrick, Jr. The Tetricks were from Harrison County and the material in the collection mainly regards families of Harrison County and north central West Virginia. The collection contains mostly original genealogical compilations and family histories. It also contains personal and business correspondence; financial records; publications regarding local and state history; newspapers and news clippings; obituaries,...
Dates: 1708-1997

Wilson and Stribling Families Papers

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Collection Number: A&M 0880
Overview

Correspondence, clippings, land papers, and other records of James Wilson, an attorney in Wood County, ca.1800-1820; Robert M. Stribling and other members of the Stribling family in Mason County, 1821-ca.1909; and James A. and Otis Young, ca.1900-1934, in Mason County. A pocket diary of James Wilson gives information on his law practice in Kanawha, Monongalia, and Wood counties in 1804.

Dates: ca. 1781-1934

Wilson Family Genealogy and History

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Collection Number: A&M 3396
Overview

Wilson family genealogy and history. Includes photocopied typescript regarding Wilson family from pages 93-150 of the "The Harveys and Wilsons" by Mrs. Ida Wilson Fortney and Rev. Wilson Ward Harvey.

Dates: 1955

Wilson-Lewis Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M 2135
Overview Papers relating to the Wilson, Lewis, and Ruffner families of Prince Edward County, Virginia, Kanawha County, [West] Virginia, St. Charles County, Missouri, and Fairfield County, Ohio. Correspondence between Nathaniel V. Wilson and Dr. Goodridge Wilson, concerning land purchases, preparation for the settlement of the family, care of livestock, employment of slaves, salt making and marketing, and the market price of salt. Other members of the family migrated to St. Charles County, Missouri,...
Dates: circa 1693-1942 and undated

Winchester Avenue Christian Church, Martinsburg, Correspondence Regarding Lynchburg Sit-In and Other Records

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Collection Number: A&M 3602
Overview Includes correspondence of Reverend William A. Cook of the Winchester Avenue Christian Church of Martinsburg, West Virginia regarding a sit-in in Lynchburg, Virginia for civil rights; there are also clippings regarding this event, including information regarding the response of Lynchburg College to its students involved with the sit-in. Also includes solicitation for funds to build church (1901) and resolution of church elders (1913); membership committee records (1961); and miscellaneous...
Dates: 1901-1962; Majority of material found in 1961-1962

Winchester, Virginia, Presbytery Records

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Collection Number: A&M 0773
Overview

Two volumes of statistics of Presbyterian churches in the Winchester Presbytery, 1719-1946; and a notebook of correspondence, 1942-1952, of Robert B. Woodworth and John G. Bishop concerning the genealogy of the Poage and allied families and Woodworth's revision of THE CAPTIVES OF ABB'S VALLEY (Staunton, Virginia, 1942).

Dates: 1719-1952

Winding Gulf Coals, Inc. Records

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Collection Number: A&M 1525
Overview The collection consists of ledgers, journals, and cashbooks of the Goodwill Coal and Coke Co., Greenbrier Coal and Coke Co., Gulf Coal Co., Louisville Coal and Coke Co., Winding Gulf Coal and Coke Co., and the Winding Gulf Colliery Co., with some material on the operation of company stores. There is also correspondence (1911-1915) between the managers of mines at Winding Gulf and Davy, West Virginia, discussing production levels, availability of railroad cars and freight rates, New River and...
Dates: 1888-1950

Winding Gulf Colliery Company Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M 1897
Overview Correspondence between the managers of company mines at Winding Gulf and Davy, W. Va. For the years 1911 and 1915. Subjects include: production levels of the various mines at Winding Gulf and Davey; available railroad car supply for the mines, New River and Pocahontas Operators Organization; financing mine development at Winding Gulf and Davy; operation difficulties at Winding Gulf mines with mention of specific failures in equipment during periods of operation; quality of Winding Gulf coal;...
Dates: 1911-1915

Window Glass Cutters League of America, Materials Collected by Richard Duez

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Collection Number: A&M 3911
Overview Includes six reels of 16 mm film, eight digital photographs, and photo captions related to the Window Glass Cutters League of America. Film reels include videos of glass cutters using hand tools and a cutting machine, and a video of a pet monkey. Two of the glass cutters portrayed are Howard Noe and Richard Mooney of Adamston Flat Glass Company, Clarksburg, West Virginia. Films contain a total of approximately 30 minutes of glass cutting footage. Digital photographs include images of glass...
Dates: undated

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Account books 257
Politics and government. 226
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 203
Morgantown (W. Va.) 186
Monongalia County (W. Va.) 176
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Land. 163
Genealogy 158
Diaries and journals. 149
Education 115
Universities and colleges 102
Coal mining. 100
Elections 95
Preston County (W. Va.) 90
Rivers and river valleys. 90
Lawyers - letters and papers. 85
Women's history -- 1850-1899 84
Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 82
Farms and farming. 81
World War, 1939-1945 80
Railroads 78
Harrison County (W. Va.) 76
General stores 71
United States -- Politics and government 71
Taxation 70
Wheeling (W. Va.) 69
Politicians -- United States 68
Women's history -- 1900-1929 68
Surveyors and surveying. 67
Frontier and pioneer life 63
Clarksburg (W. Va.) 62
Transportation 60
World War, 1914-1918 59
Agriculture 58
Authors -- Letters and papers 58
Randolph County (W. Va.) 56
Birth, marriage, and death records. 55
Church buildings 53
Coal mining - coal companies. 52
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 47
Art and artists 46
Travel accounts. 45
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 44
Petroleum industry and trade 44
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 43
Union names. 43
Unions. SEE ALSO Labor organization. 43
West Virginia -- Politics and government 43
Greenbrier County (W. Va.) 41
Taylor County (W. Va.) 41
Baptists 40
Steamboats 39
Wood County (W. Va.) 39
Parkersburg. 38
Railroads - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. 38
Revolutionary War. 38
West Virginia - Governors. 38
Livestock 37
Tucker County (W. Va.) 36
Women's history -- 1800-1849 36
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) 35
New Deal, 1933-1939 35
Pennsylvania 35
West Virginia University -- Students 34
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 33
Teachers 32
Virginia 32
Banks and banking 31
Indians of North America 31
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 30
Coal mining - Labor organization. 30
Women's history -- 1951-present 30
Berkeley County (W. Va.) 29
Churches -- Methodist 29
Fairmont. 29
Monroe County (W. Va.) 29
Photography 29
Turnpikes. SEE ALSO Roads. 29
Barbour County (W. Va.) 28
Civil War -- War diaries 28
Iron furnaces and iron industry. 28
Ohio 28
Statehood politics -- West Virginia 28
West Virginia - Politics and government. 28
Civil War battles. 27
Environmentalism. 27
Hampshire County (W. Va.) 27
Hardy County (W. Va.) 27
Kentucky 27
Physicians - letters and papers. 27
Charleston. 26
Civil War -- letters 26
Medicine. SEE ALSO Folk medicine. 26
Ohio County (W. Va.) 26
Pocahontas County (W. Va.) 26
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Italian 2
Chinese 1
French 1
 
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West Virginia University 193
United Mine Workers of America 51
Democratic Party (U.S.) 45
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 43
Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 38
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United States. Congress. Senate 38
West Virginia University. President 35
West Virginia University. Library 32
Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 31
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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