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Academies (Private schools)

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Louis Watson Chappell (1890-1981), Folklorist, Research Papers, Sound Recordings, and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 2480
Overview Research papers and sound recordings compiled by Louis Watson Chappell, an English Professor and folklorist at West Virginia University who collected, documented, and preserved West Virginia's folk music and folk traditions. He was born in Belvidere, North Carolina and educated in English Language and Literature at Wake Forest University (B.A.), and the University of Virginia (M.A.). Receiving a faculty appointment at West Virginia University in 1922, Chappell embarked upon a career...
Dates: 1815-1980

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...
Dates: ca. 1845-1950, 2017; Majority of material found within ca. 1845-1950

Monongalia Academy, Bond and Invitation to Examination

Collection Number: A&M 0400

One bond regarding a fund-raising lottery (1832) and a printed invitation to student examination (1834) related to the Monongalia Academy, Morgantown, West Virginia.

Dates: 1832, 1834

Monongalia Academy, Invitation to Examination

Collection Number: A&M 0401

One printed invitation to a student examination (1834) issued by the Monongalia Academy, Morgantown, West Virginia.

Dates: 1834

Monongalia Academy Minute Book

Collection Number: A&M 2971
Overview Minutes of the meetings of the Trustees dealing with raising and disbursing of funds, the establishment of rules and regulations and the hiring of personnel to supervise and to instruct at the Academy. Special mention is made of site location and awarding and payment of contracts for the erection of a new building. The new building was completed in 1831, located at the northeast corner of Spruce and Walnut Streets. Also mentioned are the trustee boards' decisions on acquiring property and...
Dates: 1827-58

Monongalia Academy, Samuel Haldeman, Grade Report and Letter

Collection Number: A&M 0529

Copy of grade report for Samuel Haldeman issued by Monongalia Academy, Morgantown, West Virginia, in 1853. There is also a letter (3 pages on 2 leaves) from Ada Haldeman Ford providing biographical information on Samuel Haldeman.

Dates: 1853, 1953

Monongalia Academy to West Virginia Agricultural College, Deed

Collection Number: A&M 0403

A 7-page deed transferring the Monongalia Academy and Woodburn Seminary property, Morgantown, West Virginia, to the West Virginia Agricultural College in April 1867.

Dates: 1867

Monongalia Academy, Tuition Receipts and Grade Reports

Collection Number: A&M 0068

Three tuition receipts and four grade reports issued by Monongalia Academy, Morgantown, West Virginia, for student H. Lowe.

Dates: 1853-1855, 1860

Monongalia Academy, Typescript Narrative History

Collection Number: A&M 0402

Three page typescript narrative history of Monongalia Academy, Morgantown, West Virginia, from 1814 to 1867, authored by Susan Maxwell Moore.

Dates: 1939

Randolph Academy Minutes

Collection Number: A&M 1592

Minute book of an early Clarksburg, West Virginia, academy, which was renamed Northwestern Virginia Academy in 1842. There is also a typed copy of minutes for the board of trustees.

Dates: 1803-1851