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Randolph County (W. Va.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

Jacob I. Hill Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0377
Overview A contract signed by Hill to teach Latin, Greek, and mathematics in the Huttonsville Academy in 1858; an amnesty oath and other papers signed by Hill, a captain in the Confederate Army; a certificate of election as superintendent of schools in Randolph County, West Virginia, 1873; and other papers.
Dates: 1858-1874

James Tenney Letter

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Collection Number: A&M.3153
Overview The letter from James Tenney, Jr. to his uncle, John Tenney of Luzerne, NY describes James' journey from upstate New York to Nicholas County, Virginia via Richmond and comments on the attributes of western Virginia. It mentions Kanawha Valley salt production and the lumber industry on the Elk River which supplied materials for boats and barrels used in the salt industry. Tenney also alludes to the New England settlement in present-day Upshur County which his father joined earlier. (a...
Dates: 1825

Job W. Parsons Diaries

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Collection Number: A&M.0566
Scope and Contents Pocket diary (1881-1882) of Job. W. Parsons, a farmer, lumberman, and stockman of Randolph County. There are daily entries center on routine farm chores, weather conditions, prices, and wages. See A&M 598 for years 1875-1879, 1880-1883; and A&M 637 for years 1874, 1884, 1886-1888, 1893-1894
Dates: 1881-1882

Job W. Parsons Diaries

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Collection Number: A&M.0598
Scope and Contents Pocket diary (1875-1879, 1880-1883) of Job. W. Parsons, a farmer, lumberman, and stockman of Randolph County. There are daily entries center on routine farm chores, weather conditions, prices, and wages. See A&M 566 for years 1881-1882; and A&M 637 for years 1874, 1884, 1886-1888, 1893-1894.
Dates: 1875-1879; 1880-1883

Job W. Parsons Diaries

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0637
Scope and Contents Pocket diary (1874, 1884, 1886-1888, 1893-1894) of Job. W. Parsons, a farmer, lumberman, and stockman of Randolph County. There are daily entries center on routine farm chores, weather conditions, prices, and wages. See A&M 566 for years 1881-1882; and A&M 598 for years 1875-1879, 1880-1883.
Dates: 1874; 1884; 1886-1888; 1893-1894

Jonathan M. Heck, Documents Regarding the Heck-Andrews House

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Collection Number: A&M.2206
Overview This collection contains material regarding the Heck-Andrews House in Raleigh, North Carolina, including an application for its placement on the National Register of Historic Places. The collection includes two partial copies of the nomination form, a photocopied image of the house, and a typescript biographical sketch of Jonathan M. Heck, the original owner of the house. Heck was a native of Morgantown, West Virginia and fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War. For further information...
Dates: ca. 1971

Joseph M. Kellogg, Compiler, Notebooks

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Collection Number: A&M.1626
Overview Genealogical records, compiled by Professor Joseph M. Kellogg, Lawrence, Kansas, of the Henkel, McCann, Johnson, Mitchell, and Teter families. The records include copies of many nineteenth century documents. Allied families mentioned are Apple, Eschmann, Grisemer, Hammer, Harper, Hite, Pearies, Peterson, Ruleman, Scholl, See (Zeh), Simmons, Skidmore, and Westfall-Kortrecht. Most of these families settled in the South Branch Valley and the counties of Harrison, Lewis, Randolph, Barbour, Braxton,...
Dates: ca. 1945-1958

Ladwig Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3325
Overview Correspondence, publications, deeds, certificates, and photos of the Ladwig and Hardway families documenting their personal and professional lives in medicine and teaching. The Ladwigs lived in Harrison and Randolph counties and were active in itinerant logging communities such as Evenwood. Also included are correspondence and photos regarding Cornelia Ladwig's service in the American Red Cross in Europe during World War II.
Dates: 1870-1959

Lawrence A. Lang, Collector, West Virginia Land Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3833
Overview West Virginia land records, including receipts for fees paid, surveys, certificates of survey, land patents, grants, plats, correspondence and other material. Some of the records are copies rather than official documents. The records are sorted by the names of buyers and stored in envelopes. Recorded to the fronts of the envelopes is information relevant to their contents. See "Scope and Content Note" for further information.
Dates: 1865-1896; Majority of material found within 1867-1868

Lovebury Travel Journal

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Collection Number: A&M.2931
Overview Written by an unidentified Protestant Episcopal minister as a record of his journey from Upper Marlboro, Maryland, to Randolph County, West Virginia, to inspect a parcel of land that he had acquired. Documents early West Virginia travel, accommodations, and religious practices. Specifically mentioned are Georgetown, Frederick Town, Harpers Ferry, Potomac River, Old Town, Fort Cumberland, Allegheny River, Morgantown, and Bath. Subjects include: Methodism, Baptists, the Episcopalian Church, the...
Dates: 1789