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Randolph County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

Doddridge Family Manuscript

Collection Number: A&M.1787
Scope and Contents Letter from Cadwaller Doddridge to Horatio N. Bakewell, August 10, 1828. Written from West Point, N.Y., commenting on the course work, complaining about the food and the routine. Doddridge was the son of Philip Doddridge, and the nephew of Joseph Doddridge; he withdrew from West Point on January 15, 1829.
Dates: August 10, 1828

Doddridge Family Manuscript

Collection Number: A&M.0370
Scope and Contents A manuscript copy and two typed copies of the will of William Parsons, Randolph County, dated January 11, 1828. Two typed copies of information on the families of Philip Doddridge (1773-1832) and John Doddridge (1745-1791).
Dates: 1745-1857

Edwin A. Smith, Author, Manuscript Regarding Helvetia, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.1346
Overview Unpublished manuscript titled "Helvetia, the Swiss Land of West Virginia," by Edwin A. Smith. This collection consists of a photocopy of a typed document. The manuscript regards the history of Helvetia, a Randolph County community established in 1869 by a group of Swiss immigrants.
Dates: 1960

Gibson Lamb Cranmer, Papers Regarding Statehood and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.2848
Overview Papers regarding West Virginia statehood and the history of Wheeling and Ohio County compiled by Judge Gibson L. Cranmer (1826-1903) of Wheeling, West Virginia, who served as secretary of the Wheeling Convention that repudiated Virginia's secession from the United States in 1861. Series 1 includes manuscript narratives and correspondence describing events of the West Virginia statehood movement, written by eyewitnesses at the request of Gibson L. Cranmer. Manuscript authors include John S....
Dates: 1787-1895, undated; Majority of material found in 1822-1881

Harper Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3090
Overview The land and legal papers of a Tucker and Randolph County family. Included are power of attorney documents between Jerome Harper of British Columbia and Ezekial Harper of Tucker County. There is also a note of a land survey done for Albert Gallatin. Other names mentioned are Jonathan W. Harper, David Goff and Wyatt J. Ferguson.
Dates: 1794-1880

Helvetia Reformed Church Records

Collection Number: A&M.3031
Overview The records and papers of a Randolph County church the Helvetia German Evangelical Reformed (later Zion Presbyterian), containing minute books, treasurer records, newsletters, correspondence and photographs. The early records of the Helvetia church are in German, the original language of the immigrant Swiss pioneers and founders of the church and Helvetia. The records are reflective of the struggles of the congregation in financing and constructing the church building and becoming affiliated...
Dates: 1873-1987

Herman Guy Kump (1877-1962) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1609
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, speeches, clippings, photographs, and printed material of a Randolph County prosecuting attorney, mayor of Elkins, judge of the Twenty-second Judicial Circuit, Democratic politician, and state governor, 1933-1937. Subjects include John T. McGraw's senate contest, 1911; Canadian Reciprocity Agreement, 1911; women suffrage; State Prohibition Amendment, 1911-1912; VIRGINIA v. WEST VIRGINIA; Joseph Brown lynch case; New Deal operations and agencies in the state; Kump's...
Dates: 1907-1957

Holt Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0628
Overview Papers of Samuel T.H. Holt, and other members of the Holt family of Philippi, West Virginia. There are deeds centering in Randolph, Barbour, and Tucker counties; correspondence; a medical prescription; and a clipping on Whitescarver Hall, Broaddus Institute, Philippi. Mention is made of the Wheeling Development Company.
Dates: 1887-1926

Howard Sutherland Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2503
Overview A collection of 400 letters, cards, petitions, telegrams, printed, and other similar items received and sent by U.S. Senator and Representatives Howard Sutherland (1865-1950) of West Virginia. The papers are part of Sutherland's constituent mail and are all concerned with the question of woman suffrage. The period covered is 1914-1919, and correspondence regarding both the Bristow-Mondell House Resolution, considered in Jan. 1915, and the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, voted upon 5 June 1919, is...
Dates: 1914-1919

J.A. Kemp, Wilson Lumber Company, Employee Time Ledger

Collection Number: A&M.3555
Overview Wilson Lumber Company employee time ledger maintained by supervisor J.A. Kemp for years 1903-1916. Wilson Lumber Company was located at Mill Creek in Randolph County, W. Va. Includes names of employees and a tally of their hours. In earlier years J.A. Kemp was a sawyer at a lumber mill in Dobbin, Grant County, West Virginia.
Dates: 1903-1916