Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 254 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2336
Overview Copies of correspondence and business records of Charles H. James, founder of the James Produce Company, one of the first totally black owned and managed businesses in West Virginia. Correspondents include: Governor J.J. Cornwell, John W. Davis, and Theodore Roosevelt.
Dates: ca. 1915-1929
Collection Number: A&M.1146
Scope and Contents Family papers of Alexander Smith, Charles Edgar Brown, and Joseph Moreland; correspondence; materials relating to local history and Moreland's civic, social, religious, and professional activities. Typescript on the Union in West Virginia Coal Fields; a bound typescript on the History of the Various Courts of Monongalia County; and abstracts and legal papers of the Connellsville Basin Coke Company. Material also includes plats and maps relating to the residential and...
Collection Number: A&M.0870
Scope and Contents Business and personal papers of a Morgantown attorney and antiquarian. The boxed materials consist of legal papers, abstracts of titles and other items relating to Moreland's law practice; business and personal correspondence, records of Morgantown and Monongalia County corporations, including the Morgantown Hotel Company, Union Investment Company, Bank of Masontown, and the LaMar Coal Company. The bound volumes include a receipt book for shares in the Monongalia County Farmer's...
Collection Number: A&M.0253
Overview Papers of a Morgantown resident who practiced medicine and operated a pension claim office in Mt. Morris, Greene County, Pennsylvania, ca.1847-1859, and who later conducted his claim business in Morgantown while serving with the U.S. Internal Revenue Bureau as collector for the second district of West Virginia. The collection contains letters, accounts, and business papers of Morgantown residents, 1790-1855, including a private account book of Hugh McNeely, 1790-1800. The internal revenue...
Collection Number: A&M.3642
Collection Number: A&M.1180
Overview Papers of a land surveyor from Hardy County include family and business correspondence, 1888-1926; letters from George Benson Kuykendall on family genealogy, 1911-1914; Kuykendall's correspondence as a member of the county board of education, 1908-1915; account books, diaries, surveying notes, Sunday school class book, 1876-1923; and plats, surveys, and deeds of land in the Hardy-Grant County area.
Collection Number: A&M.0823
Collection Number: A&M.0382
Overview Court case papers, 1802-1913, and county record books, 1830-1905; included are records for retail merchandising, 1884-1894, in Jefferson County. A partial name and subject index to the case papers and a checklist of the bound volumes are available.
Collection Number: A&M.1881
Overview Diary and account book, 1804-1811, of John Thompson containing accounts of items bought and sold, money owed by and to Thompson, two journeys on the Mississippi River between Nashville, Natchez, and New Orleans, 1804-1805, and numerous remedies for diseases and medical complaints. There is a second diary by Robert C. Thompson, a Confederate soldier, from August 1862 to February 1863. Robert Thompson was a member of a Tennessee unit, imprisoned at Camp Morton, exchanged in September 1862, and...
Dates: 1804-1811, 1862-1863
Collection Number: A&M.0064
Overview Records of marriages, 1816-1867, performed by the Reverend William Welch, Mineral County, West Virginia; Civil War typescripts, including "Capture of Generals Kelly and Crook," by Capt. Jesse C. McNeill, and "Capture of a Railroad Train," by John T. Peerce. There are scrapbooks on South Branch Valley history, and account books for grain, carding, and other activities in Morgantown. There are also clippings and photographs.
Dates: ca. 1816-1900