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Churches -- Methodist Episcopal

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Roy Bird Cook, Collector, Papers Regarding the Civil War in Southern West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.0895
Overview Papers mainly related to the Civil War in southern West Virginia, including correspondence, maps, photographs, newspaper clippings, muster rolls, and other material. Highlights of the collection include material regarding Captain John V. Young of the 11th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry; Captain James S. Cassady of the 7th West Virginia Cavalry; Captain W.D. Thurmond and his company of Partisan Rangers; and the 8th and 13th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry units. The collection is organized...
Dates: 1844-1938; Majority of material found within 1861-1867

Sabra Lucinda (Miner) Sturgiss Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1899
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other material of Sabra Lucinda (Miner) Sturgis(s) and her son, George C. Sturgiss, a Morgantown businessman and politician. There are 130 letters, 6 WVU literary society and commencement announcements (1870-77), and an engagement book used by George C. and Charlotte Kent Sturgiss for 1907-1909.Subjects include the activities of Alfred Gallentin Sturgiss, a Methodist Episcopal minister in northeastern Ohio and northwestern Pennsylvania from 1837 to 1845 (towns...
Dates: 1838-1896, 1907-1909

Samuel W. Shingleton, Collector, Records

Collection Number: A&M.1158
Overview Ledger, 1849-1851, of Samuel D. Thorn, a purveyor of groceries, grain, and whiskey from Thorntown, Monongalia County, West Virginia; and a Sunday school minute book, Mt. Morris Methodist Episcopal Church, Barbour County, 1848-1863.
Dates: 1848-1863

Thomas Scott (1772-1856), Facsimiles and Transcriptions of Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2052
Overview Facsimiles of manuscripts and typescript transcriptions of the papers of a traveling minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church who became a lawyer and a judge. Topics include Captain Michael Cresap, Chief Logan, western massacres during the Revolutionary War, customs and privations of the western settlers, the Kentucky frontier, Methodism in the west, old preachers, and historical recollections. Scott was assigned circuits in Berkeley, Frederick, Gloucester, Ohio, and Stafford counties of...
Dates: undated

Wheeling University Trustees Book

Collection Number: A&M.2012
Overview By-laws, act of incorporation and minutes to meetings of the governing board of a college sponsored by the Methodist Episcopal Church. Wheeling University was a liberal arts college emphasizing the natural sciences and medicine. The minutes mostly deal with financial matters especially the acquisition and disposal of property.
Dates: 1831-1847