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Dr. William H. Waddell, Veterinarian and Author, Records

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Collection Number: A&M 0300
Overview Correspondence, book reviews, certificates and pictures of Waddell, a pioneering black veterinarian and author. His books (People Are The Funniest Animals, The Black Man in Veterinary Medicine, Universal Veterinarianism, and Historical Facts of the Black Veterinarian) document the little known contributions of African-Americans from antebellum times to the...
Dates: 1938-1987

Harrison County Militia Payroll

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Collection Number: A&M 2660
Overview

This facsimile of a payroll for a Harrison County, Virginia militia unit, which was called to fight native Americans, shows the name, rank, commencement of service, time of discharge, length of service, and pay per month for 20 militiamen.

Dates: 1793

Bernard Humbles, Collector, Cherokee Treaties and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M 3224
Overview Photocopies of colonial era treaties made in the Carolinas between the British and Cherokees. The 1756 treaty is between the Catawabas and Cherokees and Virginia to ensure a previous accord at a time of Anglo-French strife in North America. The treaty of 1768 is between the Cherokees and the British Superintendent of the Affairs of the Indian Nations in the Southern District of North America, John Stuart, for the purpose of establishing boundaries between the subjects of both parties. Other...
Dates: 1996

Lyman C. Draper, Antiquarian, Manuscripts

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Collection Number: A&M 3045
Overview The interviews, correspondence, notes and reports of a Wisconsin based, New York born antiquarian and early researcher of frontier history. Lyman C. Draper's manuscripts were willed to the Wisconsin State Historical Society where he had been its corresponding secretary and instrumental in its development. Microfilm was produced by the society of his papers and made available for purchase to libraries because of their significance for studying the Eastern frontier and its pioneers. Draper had...
Dates: ca. 1740-1815

H. B. Heiskell Travel Diary

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Collection Number: A&M 3099
Overview A diary of an overland frontier journey to the California gold fields by H. B. Heiskell. The account is about traveling from the Rockies to the Sierras. As part of a wagon train, Heiskell mentions fellow passengers and the daily events of the journey. He notes in detail the scenery, particularly the character of the soil and streams. Mention is made of Native Americans/First Nations Peoples, namely the Paiutes, Shoshonees and Utes. Rumors are related about prices in California, the death of...
Dates: 1847-1954

Hamilton Family History

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Collection Number: A&M 0371
Overview

Typescript copy of "Hamilton Family History and Life on the Frontier," a narrative history of the William Hamilton and John Hamilton families of Augusta County, Virginia, and Tygart Valley, Randolph County, and their descendants from 1747 to 1862. Includes description of the families' interactions with Native Americans on the frontier. Written by Bryan Hamilton in February 1931.

Dates: 1931

Collection of Controversial Publications

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Collection Number: A&M 0161
Overview Collection of controversial publications including newspapers, pamphlets, broadsides, bulletins, typescripts, ephemera, and other material. Publications from the 1910s pertain to the World War I (WWI) era and regard government opposition, anti-war sentiment, and support of American armed forces. The bulk of the collection consists of publications from the 1930s and 1940s; these materials generally concern: anti-Semitism, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, communism, World War...
Dates: 1915-1970, 2013; Majority of material found within 1930-1950

West Virginia University, History Department, Grant Proposal and Greenbrier River Valley Histories

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Collection Number: A&M 5181
Overview

Grant proposal for a campus historic preservation plan to The Getty Campus Heritage Grant Program (2 volumes); and grant funded historical narratives regarding the Greenbrier River Valley, including topics related to native americans (pg. 1), settlement (pg. 15), mineral springs and resorts (pg. 44), Civil War (pg. 74), industrialization (pg. 118), parks (pg. 149), and rivers and railroads (pg. 172). Writings include bibliographies.

Dates: 2005

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West Virginia and Regional History Center 55
 
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Archival Record 12
Subject 1
 
Subject
Indians of North America 31
Frontier and pioneer life 20
Rivers and river valleys. 11
Diaries and journals. 6
Monongalia County (W. Va.) 6
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Revolutionary War. 6
Education 5
Land. 5
Railroads 5
Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 5
Turnpikes. SEE ALSO Roads. 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 5
Fortification 4
Morgantown (W. Va.) 4
California 3
Cheat River (W. Va. and Pa.) 3
Church buildings 3
Genealogy 3
Harrison County (W. Va.) 3
Marion County (W. Va.) 3
Politics and government. 3
Roads. SEE ALSO Turnpikes. 3
Steamboats 3
Transportation 3
Travel accounts. 3
United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1754-1763 3
Academies (Private schools) 2
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 2
Barbour County (W. Va.) 2
Bluestone River (Va. and W. Va.) 2
California -- Gold discoveries 2
Churches -- Methodist 2
Clarksburg (W. Va.) 2
Court records 2
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 2
Environmentalism. 2
Fairmont. 2
Folklore 2
Grafton. 2
Greenbrier River (W. Va.) 2
Ice's Ferry. 2
Iron furnaces and iron industry. 2
Judges - letters and papers. 2
Kentucky 2
Lawyers - letters and papers. 2
Mills and mill-work 2
Parkersburg. 2
Railroads - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. 2
Spanish-American War, 1898 2
Tennessee 2
Texas 2
Tygart Valley. 2
Universities and colleges 2
Women -- United States -- History 2
Women's history -- 1850-1899 2
Women's history -- 1900-1929 2
African Americans -- West Virginia -- McDowell County 1
African Americans -- West Virginia -- Mercer County 1
Alsace-Lorraine (Germany) 1
Anita (W. Va.) 1
Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862 1
Atotarho. 1
Australia 1
Authors -- Letters and papers 1
Barboursville (W. Va.) 1
Berkeley County (W. Va.) 1
Berkeley Springs (W. Va.) 1
Blacksmithing 1
Bluefield (W. Va.) 1
Boston (Mass.) 1
Brooke County (W. Va.) 1
Buckhannon (W. Va.) 1
Buckhannon Creek 1
Builders and contractors. 1
Bunner's Ridge. 1
Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807 1
Cabell County (W. Va.) 1
Cemeteries -- National Cemetery (Grafton, W. Va.) 1
Cemeteries and cemetery readings 1
Charleston (W. Va.) 1
Charleston. 1
Chemical industry 1
Cherokee Indians -- Treaties 1
Chile 1
Churches -- Church of Christ 1
Churches -- Methodist Episcopal 1
Churches -- West Virginia -- Upshur County 1
Civil War - United States 3rd Artillery Regiment, Company B. 1
Civil War - Virginia 13th Infantry. 1
Civil War - West Virginia 9th Volunteer Infantry. 1
Civil War - West Virginia. 1
Civil War -- Camps and camp life 1
Civil War -- Mineral County (W. Va.) 1
Civil War battles - Allegheny Mountain. 1
Civil War battles - Cheat Mountain. 1
Civil War battles - Droop Mountain. 1
Civil War battles - Greenbrier River. 1
Civil War battles - Lewisburg. 1
Civil War battles - Mine Run. 1
Civil War battles - The Wilderness. 1
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English 44
 
Names
United States. Army 3
West Virginia University 3
Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818 2
Cresap, Michael, 1742-1775 2
Ice family 2
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Ice's Ferry 2
Johnston, John L. 2
Reger, Jacob. 2
Rowan, Andrew Summers 2
Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief, 1768-1813 2
United States Military Academy 2
Ambler, Charles Henry, 1876-1957 1
American Museum of Natural History 1
American Society of Civil Engineers 1
Archer, William 1
Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 1
Averell, W.W. 1
Bailey, Vida 1
Barbe, Waitman, 1864-1925 1
Barboursville Common Council 1
Bayles, G. Harry 1
Bayless family 1
Bennett, Henry. 1
Bennett, Joseph and Henry 1
Bennett, Joseph. 1
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 1
Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820 1
Brady, Samuel. 1
Brant, Joseph, 1742-1807 1
Campbell, Charles L. 1
Campbell, Charles L., 1876-1961 1
Campbell, James family. 1
Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878 1
Carlisle, John Griffin, 1835-1910 1
Circumnavigator's Club 1
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation 1
Cleaver family 1
Cleaver, Benjamin. 1
Cleaver, William. 1
Conaway, Virginia H. 1
Corbly, John, 1733-1803 1
Dandridge, Danske, 1858-1914 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
Dawson, William M.O. 1
Devault, Levi. 1
Dickinson, J.Q. 1
Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891 1
Dumur, Louis 1
Easton, Jason Clark, 1892-1972 1
Fairmont State College (Fairmont, W. Va.) 1
Ferrell, Ethel. 1
First National Bank of Keystone (W. Va.) 1
Good, Ronald. 1
Greenback Labor Party (U.S.) 1
Guyandotte Navigation Company 1
Guyandotte Turnpike Company 1
Hale, J.P. 1
Hall, Granville Davisson, 1837-1934 1
Hall, Joseph family. 1
Hamilton family 1
Hamilton, Bryan 1
Harrison County Militia 1
Haught, W.B., Compiler 1
Hayden, Jacob S. 1
Hayman family 1
Haymond, Luther 1
Haymond, William (1771-1848) 1
Haymond, William. 1
Heiskell family 1
Heiskell, H. B. 1
Henderson family. Tomlinson family. 1
Henderson, Alexander. 1
Henderson, Archibald. 1
Henderson, Jock B. 1
Henderson-Tomlinson family. 1
Hereford, Frank, 1825-1891 1
Hiawatha, active 15th century 1
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 1
House of Burgesses - Hampshire County Representatives. 1
Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915 1
Hughs, Sam. 1
Humbles, Bernard 1
Ingles, Mary Draper, 1732-1815 1
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 1
Kenna, John E. 1
Kenton, Simon, 1755-1836 1
Lambert, Fred B., 1873-1967 1
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 1
Lewis, Virgil Anson, 1848-1912 1
Lilly, Robert. 1
Lilly, Thomas. 1
Lilly, William Sellergrit. 1
Logan, James, -1780 1
Logan, John A. 1
Loring, William Wing, 1818-1886 1
Martin, Joel. 1
Martin, Joseph. 1
Mason, John W. 1
Maury, Matthew Fontaine, 1849-1886 1
Maxwell, H. 1
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