Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0008
Overview Papers of a Preston County farmer, merchant, and licensed exhorter of the Methodist Episcopal Church who served in the state legislature in the years 1870-1876. There are letters of H. Davis and William Ewin regarding land and coal properties in Preston County. Also included are minutes of the incorporators' meeting of the Iron Valley and Pennsylvania Railroad, 1873, as well as scattered items relating to the Methodist Episcopal Church, Kingwood; the Northwestern Turnpike at St. George; the...
Collection Number: A&M.1688
Overview Stock receipt, Taylor County Agricultural and Mechanical Society, 1870; a pass from Headquarters, United States Volunteers, Grafton, dated 3 August 1861; passes from the toll office of Valley River Bridge, Northwestern Turnpike, 1860-1863; list of indigent school children, District 17, Taylor County; and muster fines and receipts bearing Morgantown, Fairmont, and Pruntytown imprints.
Collection Number: A&M.4476
Content Description Scans of pages from the hotel register of the Keller Hotel of Romney, West Virginia for the period 1854-1909 (incomplete). The register book pages list the guests’ names and check-in date. The pages may also list the guest’s home residence and/or the guest’s room number. In some cases, financial information is also included, such as how much each guest paid, and calculations of the hotel’s total revenue. The collection also includes scans of black-and-white photos of the hotel and separate...
Dates: 1854-1909; Majority of material found within 1855-1907
Collection Number: A&M.0856
Overview Correspondence, minutes, and membership cards which reflect the Association's lobbying efforts on behalf of preserving and rebuilding the Northwest Turnpike which ran from Capon Bridge to Parkersburg and is now part of U.S. Route 50.
Collection Number: A&M.0136
Overview Personal papers and scrapbooks of Peter G. Van Winkle (1808-1872), a Parkersburg attorney, delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1850-1851, member of the Second Wheeling Convention of 1861, delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1861-1862, legislator from Wood County in 1863, U.S. Senator from 1863-1869, and participant in West Virginia railroad and business enterprises. Includes manuscripts speeches, essays, correspondence, and three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings. Highlights...
Dates: 1827-1902, undated