Randolph County (W. Va.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3054
Overview The day book and papers of Dr. Squire Bosworth and family. Squire Bosworth was one of the earliest physicians of Randolph County, and his day book records details of his medical practice indicating common procedures and remedies as well as charges and costs during the early nineteenth century. Bosworth was also a deputy and county clerk of Randolph County, and included among the papers are court documents. Along with his son, Squire Newton Bosworth, the family acquired interests in landholding...
Sutton Critchfield, Papers Regarding the Mountain State Forest Festival, the Upper Monongahela Valley Association, and Other Material
Collection Number: A&M.4192
Overview Papers regarding the Mountain State Forest Festival (Elkins) and the Upper Monongahela Valley Association. Includes clippings, news releases, letters, publications, and newspapers pertaining to the Forest Festival, and the involvement of the Upper Monongahela Valley Association in the Festival, during the years 1933 to 1941. Topics discussed include the coal and glass industry, rural electrification, and the representation of West Virginia industry at the Festival.
Collection Number: A&M.3192
Overview This microfilm version of the Thornton Tayloe Perry Collection held by the Virginia Historical Society contains historical material collected by Perry over a 30 year period. It concentrates upon western Virginia and West Virginia with particular emphasis upon the lower Shenandoah Valley and Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan counties of West Virginia. The microfilm was placed in the West Virginia Collection by the Virginia Historical Society under provisions of a National Historical Publications...
Collection Number: A&M.0974
Overview Diary of Uz Barns of Ritchie County, a volunteer in the Union Army who served as a private in the 10th West Virginia Infantry. The diary covers the years 1862 through 1865 and contains daily entries, mainly regarding weather conditions. Barns also wrote about marches and distances marched per day; encampments at various places in eastern West Virginia and in Winchester, Virginia; and engagements with Confederate forces at Beverly, (West) Virginia, Harpers Ferry, (West) Virginia, and Deep...
Collection Number: A&M.1815
Scope and Contents The collection includes 57 letters (1795-1871) to or from Benjamin H., Henry, James G., James O., Rebecca D., and Thomas Watson; 3 land grants on sheep-skin (1787-1798) Monongalia County; 25 articles of agreement (1812-1875), manuscript; 4 manuscript wills or copies of wills (1852-1862); 32 surveys, maps, and plats of coal fields (1798-1892); 99 tax receipts (1807-1865), manuscript and printed forms; 44 receipts for clerking fees (1815-1845) manuscript and printed forms; 79 receipts, bills,...
Collection Number: A&M.1949
Scope and Contents The collection includes manuscript materials-correspondence, land warrant, accounts, receipts, petition and will; printed and typescript materials-invitations, broadside, newspaper and magazine clippings. Subjects of the various items include sale and survey of land; schools, churches, estates, comment on and description of agriculture, social and economic conditions in Kentucky, Georgia, Louisiana, S. Carolina, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, California, Morgantown, Fairmont, & Wheeling, W. Va.,...
Dates: 1694; 1783-1878; 1926
Collection Number: A&M.2612
Overview Correspondence concerning the 1977 proposed merger of the West Virginia Library Commission and the new Department of Culture and History. Also includes bills relating to the creation of the Department of Culture and History and the proposed merger.
Collection Number: A&M.1103
Scope and Contents Typescript letter from Dora Ruth Parks, Executive Secretary of the Commission to M.M. Reynolds, Assistant Librarian, WVU; a copy of a letter from Parks to Truman E. Gore, Secretary of the State Office Building Commission; and reports on a survey of Library functions in state government, and functions and requirements of a new state library building.
Collection Number: A&M.3026
Overview The record of the appointment of postmasters in the following WV counties: Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood and Wyoming. The record shows the dates of establishment and discontinuance of post offices, their changes of name, and the names of and the appointment dates of their postmasters. Beginning in 1870, it shows the names of post offices to which mail from discontinued offices was sent. The record also shows the dates of...
Collection Number: A&M.2134
Overview Correspondence and business records while the company was operating near the present site of Cass. Subjects and topics covered are the Blackwater Lumber Company, Condon-Lane Boom and Lumber Company, Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad, Greenbrier River, logging, lumber agents, Martin-Lane and Company, railroads, J.L. Rumbarger Lumber Company, R.M. Sutton Company, Stearns Manufacturing Company, Saint Lawrence Boom and Manufacturing Company, S.E. Slaymaker and Company, timberlands, West Spruce Lumber...