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Randolph County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

Maxwell Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0010
Overview Papers of Hu Maxwell (1860-1927), historian, editor, and author of several county histories of West Virginia, along with papers and records of other family members. There are manuscripts of fiction, verse, and local history written by Maxwell, as well as a number of his manuscripts and publications dealing with forestry which were prepared while he was a member of the Forest Service of the United States Department of Agriculture. Maxwell kept a diary during the years 1901-1919 while residing in...
Dates: ca. 1845-1950, 2017; Majority of material found within ca. 1845-1950

McCoy Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0558
Overview Business correspondence and papers, including land grants and deeds, 1761-1881, surveys, wills, and account books of William McCoy, Sr. and Jr., of Pendleton County. There are papers on the administration of estates; management of property in Mercer, Pendleton, and Randolph counties, and in Augusta and Highland counties, Virginia, for absentee owners; and on farm operations. There is material on the Central Bank of Virginia at Staunton; the Moorefield and North Branch Turnpike Company; and on...
Dates: 1761-1903

Morrison, Gross and Company, Records

Collection Number: A&M.0994
Overview Office correspondence, financial records, and account books of Morrison, Gross and Company, Rowlesburg and Southern Railroad Company, Woodford Lumber Company, and Keystone Manufacturing Company, in Preston and Randolph counties.
Dates: ca. 1917-1950

Moses H. Crouch Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0746
Overview The business papers of Moses H. Crouch, a farmer and miller who lived near Huttonsville, Randolph County, West Virginia, in the nineteenth century. Chiefly contains receipts, deeds, promissory notes, and other financial and legal documents related to Crouch's business and property from the 1840s to the 1890s. Receipts and account information document the sale of dry goods and textiles, including meat, coffee, tobacco, sugar, tea, oatmeal, peaches, silk, thread, and chambray. Legal materials...
Dates: 1802-1899; Majority of material found within 1840-1899

Pickens Presbyterian Church Records

Collection Number: A&M.3041
Overview The minute books of a Randolph County church recording minutes to session meetings, the church governing body composed of elected church officers such as elders and deacons. The minutes refer to disciplinary actions, admittance of new members, and the hiring of ministers. There are also church newsletters which contain information on weddings, funerals and social activities of the church.
Dates: 1901-1980

Pocahontas County Roads

Collection Number: A&M.2695
Overview A rough draft history of the main roads covering segments of highways, such as State Route 39 between Huntersville and Marlinton, in the form of a travel brochure. Mentions frontier and pre-Civil War history of such places as Mill Point and Lewisburg, but its focus is on the Civil War history of Pocahontas, Greenbrier, and Randolph counties. Significant people and places mentioned are: The Great Warrior Path, Droop Mountain, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, W. W. Averell, Huntersville,...
Dates: ca. 1985

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

Ruggles & Woodbridge Co. Account and Minute Book

Collection Number: A&M.2694
Overview An account book of Ruggles Woodbridge & Co., a New England land company with lands in Randolph Co., Virginia, covering the period 1799 to 1831. The volume includes a constitution for the company, dated 4 January 1799, minutes of meetings of the proprietors of the company, which include accounts of land sales of the company and other business matters; an 1811 report by Daniel Stebbins and Jeriel Preston of their inspection trip of the company's lands in which they refer to the settlers as...
Dates: 1799-1831

Sampson Snider, Civil War Records and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.0762
Overview Records relating to the organization of the Independent Company of Scouts for Randolph County, West Virginia, in 1864 by Snider (sometimes spelled Snyder), and his post-Civil War service in the West Virginia Militia. Included are letters and papers of A.I. Boreman.
Dates: 1864-1866, 1905

Snyder Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0490
Overview Personal and business correspondence of Harmon, Molly, John, and other members of the Snyder family; genealogical information on the Lantz and Snyder families; land grants, surveys and deeds for land in Barbour, Greenbrier, and Randolph counties, West Virginia; and poll and registration books for Randolph County. Included also is Harmon Snyder's daybook and diary, listing accounts for the years 1866-1896 and incidents of the Civil War.
Dates: 1790-1937