Parsons (W. Va.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3636
Overview Banking records of M.A. Patrick of First National Bank of Piedmont, Mineral County, West Virginia. Includes transactions for businesses in Parsons, Tucker County (including Poling Brothers, Union Manufacturing Company, and James H. Ryder Lumber Company); and for businesses in the towns of Dobbin and Bayard, Grant County (including Rumbarger Lumber Company, Hotel Trion, and Dye, Tabb & Company, among others).
Collection Number: A&M.3823
Overview Papers of the John Wade Kidwell family of West Virginia. Includes funeral and estate records of John Wade and Dessie Christina Judy Kidwell (ca. 1980s-1990s). Also includes photographs (ca. 1920s-1980s), correspondence (ca. 1940s-1990s), artifacts (1950s-1980s), motion pictures (1950s-1970s), and blueprints of family home. Also includes records regarding the Kidwell's time in Alexandria, VA and Washington, D.C. (1941); John Wade's work at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (1943-1946); and...
Dates: ca. 1920s-2013; Majority of material found within ca. 1940s-1995
Collection Number: A&M.3798
Overview Collection of photographs, artifacts, and correspondence relating to the Martin Judy (1831-1885) and Christena Harper Judy (1831-1912) family of Judy Gap, Pendleton County, West Virginia. Subjects of photographs include Martin and Christena Judy, their children, and a few relatives. Most subjects are identified. Artifacts include a scarf, quilt, toy calf, creamer, dish, jewelry box, and cowbell. Correspondence includes memory books and sympathy cards for the deaths of Isom P. Judy and his son,...
Dates: ca. 1857-2012; Majority of material found in ca. 1890-1986
Collection Number: A&M.2955
Overview Contents of a cornerstone, including a list of Tucker County officials, Tucker County attorneys, Board of Education officials, City of Parsons officials, names of architects, contractors and workmen employed in constructing the building, building price, and a complete list of items placed in the cornerstone; all the above are dated 1913. There are also five newspapers: Mountain State Patriot 5/28/1913, Tucker Democrat 5/29/1913, Parsons Advocate 5/29/1913 with the latter two issues containing...
Collection Number: A&M.2328
Overview A study, entitled "Logging in the Mountains of West Virginia", which was conducted by forestry student Paul W. Stickle at the New York State College of Forestry in 1923. The report deals with the operations of the Horton Saw Mill of the Parsons Pulp and Lumber Company.
Dates: ca. 1923
Collection Number: A&M.4250
Scope and Contents Two TIF files which are scans of black and white photos depicting the mob that moved county court records from the St. George courthouse to the Parsons courthouse on August 2, 1893, as part of a dispute about the location of the county seat. More detailed descriptions for each photo are available in West Virginia History OnView.
Dates: August 2, 1893
Collection Number: A&M.3560
Overview Album including 34 pages of color photographs of Parsons, Elkins, Onego, and Mouth of Seneca right after the flood of November 1985. Also includes 87 pages of November 1985 newspaper clippings (illustrated) regarding the flood.
Collection Number: A&M.3638
Overview Includes Parsons High School material, papers of letter carrier and teacher Ford Fink, and ephemera of prominent banker and lawyer William Harman. 1) Parsons High School material includes commencement programs (1949, 1956, 1957), class portrait (1956-1957), pennant (undated), handbook (1948), student publication "The Echo" (1 item, 1926), and football programs (2 items, 1953, 1954). 2) Papers of Ford Fink (1913-1966 inclusive, 1946-1966 bulk) include advertisements, announcements, advertising...
Dates: 1913-1966; Majority of material found within 1946-1966