Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0081
Overview Papers of Thomas Tavenner and the Tavenner family of western Virginia, including correspondence; memoirs; journals; financial and legal documents; pamphlets; newspapers; and other material. Much of the material in this collection regards the Civil War. The Tavenner family were Confederate sympathizers. The collection is organized into ten series, including: 1. Correspondence (1796-1955, undated); 2. Reminiscences (1861-1866, undated); 3. Journals (1840-1863); 4. Financial papers (1821-1901,...
Dates: 1772-1955; Majority of material found within 1855-1866
Collection Number: A&M.1322
Scope and Contents Records of Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry. This collection contains mainly administrative and operational records of the college. Types of records include annual reports, publications, memorabilia, artifacts, and other material. This collection includes material regarding John Brown's Fort.The collection is organized into eighteen series, including:Series 1. Correspondence; 1865-1953; boxes...
Dates: 1865-1960; Majority of material found within 1930s-1950s
Collection Number: A&M.2621
Overview Records of Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry. Types of records include correspondence, business papers, photographs, memorabilia, issues of the Storer Record (the Storer College newspaper), financial records, scrapbooks, bulletins, minute books, newspaper and magazine clippings, diaries, motion pictures, and miscellaneous material. Includes records regarding the early years of the...
Collection Number: A&M.3402
Overview Nineteenth century newspapers published in Tennessee, including, among others: The Western Balance (4/7/1830, Franklin); The Western Cabinet (8/21/1830, Fayetteville); Nashville True Whig (8/26,27/1853); and the Confederate paper Daily Rebel Banner (4/4/1863, Shelbyville).
Collection Number: A&M.3196
Overview Elkins College history professor and administrator who has collected material about the West Virginia politician and businessman, Henry G. Davis (1823-1916). Ross has composed genealogical material and notes on news articles as well as collecting photocopies of political cartoons and newspaper articles about H. G. Davis. Also included is an original copy, containing an article on Davis, of the 1912 industrial and business edition of the Wheeling Register. .
Collection Number: A&M.3052
Overview Furlough and discharge documents of Civil War soldier and Morgantown native, Private Charles B. Shisler, of the 6th West Virginia Cavalry, Company A. The documents contain routine information such as age, height, and prior occupation. Also a land indenture and power of attorney conveyance for the Nicholas B. Madera and John Burris plots of Morgantown; and an issue (vol. 1, no. 11) of the Monongalia Farmer of 1834 March 1 in which there is a preface to a biography of Hon. David Crocket. There...
Dates: 1820-1864, 1930-1990
Collection Number: A&M.3271
Overview Manuscript histories of WV newspapers by Ed Steel, Bonnie McBee, David Farmer and Pam Redmond. The histories include information on the newspapers and their news items and editors. Titles included are Guyandotte Herald (Huntington), Virginia Republican (Martinsburg), Monongalia Mirror, American Union (Morgantown), Parkersburg Gazette and Western Virginia Courier, and the Wheeling Times & Gazette and The Daily Young America.