Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 254 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3077
Overview The ledger of a Wheeling paper manufacturing business of the 1830s and 1840s under the partnership of Archibald and Robert Fisher. This ledger is principally a cash book of receipts and payments of the firm from 1840 until 1844 for labor, supplies, sales, repairs and improvements. Noted for production of coarser types of papers often used for stationery, their Point paper mill employed 17 hands whose products were sold by the company throughout the Ohio and Mississippi Valleys with a total...
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...
Collection Number: A&M.1873
Overview Papers of an agricultural economics professor at West Virginia University, including correspondence, reprints and manuscripts of articles, lecture and research notes, diaries of trips, personal ledgers, pictures, and broadsides. Subjects include Monongalia County Historical Society; wildlife; collecting trips to Canada, Alaska, Labrador, and South Africa; agriculture; genealogy of the Dadisman family; and camel transportation in the U.S. Correspondents include Charles H. Ambler, Nelle Ammons,...
Collection Number: A&M.0639
Overview Personal and business papers of Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896), lawyer, U.S. senator, circuit court judge, and first governor of West Virginia. The bulk of the collection consists of papers relating to his judgeship and to the law firm of Boreman and Bullocks, Parkersburg, WV. Series include correspondence, notes on cases tried before Judge Boreman, envelope cases of material regarding legal cases in which Boreman was involved, financial material, and political and judicial printed material....
Collection Number: A&M.2288
Overview Minutes of meetings held by various committees and boards of the West Virginia University Association of Women Students, including the Student Government Council (1934-1940), the Executive Board (1940-1960), the Student Government Judiciary Committee (1927-1931), the Judiciary Council (1960-1967), and the Program Board (1962-1965). Includes one account book for the years 1928 to 1939. For photographs related to this collection, go to wvhistoryonview.org and search for this collection's four...
Collection Number: A&M.0779
Overview Correspondence and genealogical notes of John C. Bayles of Morgantown relating to the histories of the Bayles, Vandervort and other Monongalia County families. Also included are materials on the history of West Virginia University buildings and the department of buildings and grounds, compiled by Mr. Bayles; originals and copies of wills, deeds, and land surveys in Monongalia County; an account book for general merchandise, Monongalia County, 1857-1859; newspaper clippings; photographs; a Civil...
Collection Number: A&M.3092
Overview Papers and ledger of a Greenbrier Co. general store containing ledger entries for cloth, clothing, hardware and food items. The papers include inventories, receipts, contracts, correspondence and legal documents that pertain mostly to the indebtedness incurred by the company. Names mentioned are Hezekiah Belden, William Pettis, Edwin Porter, Samuel Price, Cyrus Walker, and Ezra Walker.
Collection Number: A&M.1618
Overview Daybooks, ledgers, journals, and other mercantile records of a Petersburg general merchandise company in the South Branch Valley, and the membership and dues list of the Petersburg Council, Friends of Temperance, 1871-1878.
Collection Number: A&M.0854
Collection Number: A&M.2700
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, legal and financial papers, a ledger, scrapbooks, advertising cards, brochures and photographs of the Preston County, West Virginia, area. The letters in the collection are between members of the Brown and Morgan families of Kingwood, Albright, and Reedsville and of New Interest, Randolph County. The principal correspondents are J. Slidell Brown, Ben L. Brown, Etta Brown, Daisy May Morgan, and Harriet Y.C. Morgan and a friend of the families, John...