Farms and farming.
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 80 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1519
Overview Correspondence, diary, and farm account book of a Confederate officer and Pocahontas County cattleman and farmer. The correspondence deals primarily with Gatewood's activities as adjutant general and chief of staff of the West Virginia Division, United Confederate Veterans. The Civil War diary, 11 March-15 December 1865, covers action of Company F, Eleventh Virginia Cavalry, "Laurel Brigade," Rosser Cavalry Division, from Staunton to Appomattox. The farm account book, 1866-1869, also contains...
Dates: 1801-1816, 1855-1919
Collection Number: A&M.0515
Scope and Contents Includes the wills of A. P. Howard, Corry, Pennsylvania; 1897, and Sarah H. Howard, Wellsville, N. Y., correspondence, reports, leases, tax receipts, and mortgage. Information on J. W. Howard and Hugh H. McCullough estates. Copy of Bradstreet's report on the University Company of Olympia, Washington and J. R. Chaplin, manager of the Company. Also, report on various business enterprises and financial standing of A. P. Howard. Some correspondence of Edward Spencer and tax receipts for land in...
Collection Number: A&M.0517
Scope and Contents Includes business and personal correspondence, accounts, legal papers, bank statements, maps, etc. Business correspondence, 1850-1938, include letters concerning A. P. Howard's various business enterprises; farm, livestock, fruit and produce, Wellsville, Ohio; printing firm, Columbus, Ohio; tannery, Corry, Penna.; bank and metal works, Pittsburgh, Penna.; farm, Congo, W. Va.; subscription agent in Wellsville, Ohio for National Era, Washington, D. C. Earlier letters are to A. G. DeSellem, an...
Collection Number: A&M.1439
Scope and Contents The bulk of these papers deal with Miss Jarvis' work as the founder of Mother's Day, her attempts to persuade state governors to issue proclamations to establish the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day, and her later protests against the commercialization of the Day, as well as the efforts of other organizations to promote Mother's Day.There are a few papers of her father, Grandville E. Jarvis; some correspondence and legal papers concerned with the Jarvis coal and farm lands in...
Collection Number: A&M.3037
Overview Letter to Susanna from Morgantown describing hot weather and working arduously in a farm's wheat and oat field. He mentions the courthouse at Pruntytown being struck by lightening. He also gives his opinion about hypocrisy among church members saying that they can no more "square their lives by the Great Moral Code than a jackass can square himself on a sharp edged rail for a fiddler at a camp meeting of bull frogs."
Dates: 1855 Aug 13
Collection Number: A&M.0981
Overview Miscellaneous manuscripts all of which pertain to Brooke County: an 1848 deed; an agreement between the Wellsburg and Washington Turnpike Company and Arthur and John Henderson and J. Scott for construction of a portion of the turnpike, 1833; records of the firms of Lewis and Hedge and William B. Lewis and Company, Wellsburg, 1892-1894; and four unidentified account books for general merchandise, flour, feed, farming, and mill repair accounts, 1787-1789, 1880-1890.
Collection Number: A&M.1265
Scope and Contents Financial and farm records of James Campbell who owned a plantation near Arden, Berkeley County on which he also operated a store. The collection also includes a ledger and some loose financial papers of James L. Campbell who ran the family homestead.
Collection Number: A&M.1321
Scope and Contents Account book, 1856-1901, of James Wilson Campbell. Includes estate settlement of his father, James L. Campbell, Cattle pedigrees, and various accounts, including some kept in James L.'s hand. Correspondence, 1866-1899 concerns family affairs, business, and there is one letter from a cousin at Marietta College, 1866, telling of geological field trip through the Wood, Ritchie, Pleasants, oil district of W. Va. School notes on mathematics and surveying of James Wilson Campbell, ca. 1854-1859;...
Collection Number: A&M.0765
Overview Private and business correspondence of Charles A. Wade, a farmer in Burnsville, and Charles W. Wade, a justice of the peace in Braxton County. Included are bills, receipts, and many agriculture-related advertisements and offers.
Dates: ca. 1880-1940
Collection Number: A&M.1242