Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 254 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1745
Overview A travel journal, ca. 1857; a diary, 1941; survey records, 1894-1896; account books, 1788-1811 - 1891-1894; county and parish tax levies, 1800; a book of geographic terms and facts kept by Susan I. Branson in 1836; and a Branson family record book. People mentioned include Captain Eddie Rickenbacker. Places mentioned include: Cincinnati, Ohio; and, in West Virginia, Romney, Evansville, Clarksburg, Parkersburg, Coolville, Athens, Branch Mountain, Moorefield, Front Run Valley, Camp Branch Run,...
Collection Number: A&M.0012
Overview Papers of the Hagans family of Preston County, West Virginia, including Harrison, Elisha, George M., Henry C., John Marshall, Zer Hagans, and others. There are letters, invoices, account books, advertisements, and other business records pertaining to family business enterprises including several general merchandise stores and outlets in western Pennsylvania and Maryland, and at Brandonville, Kingwood, Greenville, and Palatine, West Virginia. There are several postal records from Harrison...
Collection Number: A&M.2322
Overview Journal of accounts, 1810-1820, for the Hart and Woolworth Lumber Mill, located in Martinsburg, West Virginia. The mill was originally owned by Stephen Hart and Reuben Woolworth, but Walter Martin bought Woolworth's share in March 1811. Pages of the account book are organized according to account owner. Entries list all work, amount charged, and account balance. Work typically include the sawing of boards, planks, lath boards, and clapboards (ash, oak, hemlock, birch, butternut), related items...
Collection Number: A&M.1686
Overview Correspondence, speeches, essays, clippings, and account books of a Clarksburg lawyer, Republican state senator, and Harrison County local historian. Subjects include the history of Clarksburg and Shinnston; the Progressive Movement, women's suffrage, and prohibition in West Virginia; West Virginia Wesleyan College; West Virginia Historical Society; Methodism in Harrison County and the state; Methodist missions in Korea, China, India, the Philippines, and the United States; gristmills and...
Collection Number: A&M.2734
Overview Papers of the Hays family of Gilmer County, West Virginia, centering on Peregrine Hays and his son Samuel Hays. The collection includes Civil War related material; correspondence; financial, business, and legal records; and other material. The Civil War material includes a receipt for the sale of slaves, military orders, and records of financial transactions made in Confederate currency. The correspondence within the collection includes personal letters between members of the Hays family as...
Dates: 1837-1963; Majority of material found in 1863-1902
Collection Number: A&M.0659
Overview Correspondence, business papers, and account books of companies in the town of Hendricks, West Virginia. Included are records of J.E. Poling and Company; Hendricks Lumber Company; Piedmont Grocery Company; C.W. Harvey & Company; J.C. Orrick and Son Company; and the Baer Grocery Company of Cumberland, Maryland.
Collection Number: A&M.0441
Overview A journal kept by Henry Dans Ward while rector of the St. John's and St. Luke's Episcopal churches in Charleston and Malden and as proprietor of a school in New York. From 1843 through 1857 there are notes on churches and social, economic, and political affairs in the Kanawha Valley. Accounts for school and household expenses in New York cover the years, 1858-1862.
Collection Number: A&M.1028
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers of politician and industrialist Henry Gassaway Davis (November 16, 1823 - March 11, 1916), a Democrat who served in the West Virginia Legislature, 1866-1871, and the U.S. Senate, 1871-1883. Davis was also the Democratic vice-presidential nominee in 1904. A reel of microfilm includes two private account books (1867-1915) and a letter book (1898-1916), which mentions several state and national Democratic leaders including Stephen B. Elkins and John T. McGraw. There...
Collection Number: A&M.1205
Overview Scrapbook of a Parkersburg postal clerk containing historical clippings on Wood County and World War II, and the scrapbook (1854-1921) of A.L. Collins which has statements from numerous Parkersburg mercantile houses, criminal reward notices, and a few legal papers.
Collection Number: A&M.2440
Overview Diary and account book of a Michigan farmer with entries about work performed such as planting or clearing land for a day. There are comments about the weather and extensive notes on prices. There is some biographical information identifying Manley (1863-1919) as a Canadian who emigrated to the United States some time after he became married.