Churches -- Methodist Episcopal
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3066
Overview A framed lithograph of the James Barns residence in Cumberland Township, near Carmichaels, PA with an insert consisting of a drawing of the first successfully operating engine in Greene Co., ca. 1833, located in the Barns woolen factory on Muddy Creek, near Carmichaels, Pennsylvania. Included is an account by the donor about the Barns family of north central West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania. Mention is made of abolitionism, agricultural trends, James Barns, William Shinn Barns,...
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.1238
Overview The papers of C.L. Musgrave, Fairmont mortician and editor, include family correspondence, 1861-1936; photographs; account books of his father, Eli, and his grandfather Zebulon Musgrave; record books and correspondence pertaining to the operation of the Musgrave Funeral Home and the Fairmont REPUBLICAN, ca.1895-1898. Other materials include a ledger of the John Carlin Camp, No.8, Sons of Veterans, United States Army, 1887-1894; record book, Ladies Aid Society of the First Methodist Episcopal...
Collection Number: A&M.1735
Overview Records and quarterly conference church minutes for the Clarksburg (W.Va.) Methodist Episcopal Church, South, from 1856 to 1886. Chiefly a list of members and dates of their membership from 1856 to 1859 and then from 1869 to 1878. Also includes church meeting minutes from 1869 to 1872 and 1886. Topics of meeting minutes include the state of the church, the state of the Sunday school, new members, church finances, and the organization of the meetings. Some pages are faded and difficult to read.
Dates: 1856-1886; Majority of material found within 1856-1872
Collection Number: A&M.3038
Overview Autograph book (1872-87) of Jennie Robinson of Clarksburg with inscriptions from her friends. A letter from Martha Perry of Staunton, VA (1 March 1888) to Jennie Robinson of Clarksburg, WV congratulating her on her upcoming wedding. Letters from the Neale family, relatives of Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson. A letter from Thomas Neale of Parkersburg (6 June 1833) to Lewis Maxwell of Lewis County inquiring about Thomas Jackson and his brother. A letter from W. R. Neale at Mossy Creek, TN (23...
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.2042
Overview Diary of Lyman Stedman (1824-1916), a farmer and former member of the House of Delegates, 1877, from Brown's Island, Hancock County. Entries concern farm operation, Republican political activities on the district and county level, comments on state and national organizations, floods on the Ohio River, steamboat and barge traffic, Hopedale School, Methodist Episcopal Church, railroad travel, circuses and fairs, taxes and land valuations, and Memorial Day.
Collection Number: A&M.1839
Overview Handwritten journal of the Oakland District Conference, 1895-1910. The district includes Preston and Tucker counties in West Virginia, also western Maryland and bordering areas of Pennsylvania.
Collection Number: A&M.1014
Overview Records, including minutes of the quarterly conference and the Epworth League; lists of church members and probationers; and papers and records relating to baptisms, marriages, and pastors.
Collection Number: A&M.3187
Overview The diary, presented to Annie Brewer of Monroe County by James O. B. Kelly in 1887, includes entries by her from December 1886 to August 1888. It notes her social and family life. Brewer gave the diary to her boyfriend, Robert E. Lee Keadle in August 1888, and he wrote in it until 1891. Keadle's writings describe his active social and romantic life in Monroe Co. and as a law student at West Virginia University in 1889 and 1890. He also provided details of his academic, leisure, and religious...