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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Allen Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2257
Overview Personal and business correspondence, legal papers, ledgers, family records, and other papers of the Allen family of Moorefield, Hardy County, West Virginia. Also includes papers of members of the Barr, Weibley, Taylor, and Gamble families. The majority of the collection includes personal and business correspondence, legal papers, and financial records of Judge James W.F. Allen (1813/12/03 - 1875/07/16), a Hardy County lawyer, Jacksonian Democrat, and Circuit Court Judge in Hardy and Grant...
Dates: 1766-1933, undated; 1833-1933

Bowman Collection Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2700
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, legal and financial papers, a ledger, scrapbooks, advertising cards, brochures and photographs of the Preston County, West Virginia, area. The letters in the collection are between members of the Brown and Morgan families of Kingwood, Albright, and Reedsville and of New Interest, Randolph County. The principal correspondents are J. Slidell Brown, Ben L. Brown, Etta Brown, Daisy May Morgan, and Harriet Y.C. Morgan and a friend of the families, John...
Dates: 1885-1906

Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company of West Virginia, Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 2413

Scrapbook titled LOOK TO THE WEALTH OF WEST VIRGINIA, containing layouts for ads prepared by the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company of West Virginia.

Dates: 1962

George C. McIntosh (1868-1935) Typed Document

Collection Number: A&M 2599
Overview Memoirs of a retired newspaperman, editor, and Republican state house representative (1898-1901). McIntosh supported the Republican party and coal operator interests through his newspapers and periodicals, which included: HUNTINGTON GAZETTE, HUNTINGTON SUNDAY GAZETTE, HINTON FREE LANCE, FAYETTE JOURNAL, NEWS-MAIL CO., RALEIGH HERALD, and company magazines for the Island Creek Coal Company and Solvay Collieries. McIntosh discusses: his early employment on the railroads as census taker and...
Dates: 1895-1920

Harrison Hagans (1796-1867) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0012
Overview Papers of the Hagans family of Preston County, West Virginia, including Harrison, Elisha, George M., Henry C., John Marshall, Zer Hagans, and others. There are letters, invoices, account books, advertisements, and other business records pertaining to family business enterprises including several general merchandise stores and outlets in western Pennsylvania and Maryland, and at Brandonville, Kingwood, Greenville, and Palatine, West Virginia. There are several postal records from Harrison...
Dates: 1810-1895

Herbert P. McGinnis Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2492

Well leases and records, geologic reports, maps, printed material, photographs, and other papers of McGinnis, an oil and gas operator who owned the Tri-State Oil & Gas Co. of West Virginia, and who, after graduating from Marshall University in 1910, became a leading figure in the oil and gas business. Some of his poetry is included in the collection.

Dates: 1908-1967

Queen City Coal Company Postcard Advertising Island Creek Coal

Collection Number: A&M 4492
Content Description

Postcard distributed by the Queen City Coal Company advertising Island Creek Coal, which was produced by the coal mining town of Holden in Logan County, West Virginia. The Queen City Coal Company was located in Cincinnati, Ohio and operated from 1905 until 1921. The postcard also contains two packs of sewing needles of varying sizes.

Dates: ca. 1910-1920

Rosalie Stewart Detch, Papers and Ephemera

Collection Number: A&M 3968

Papers and ephemera of Rosalie Stewart Detch, West Virginia University alumna and school teacher and administrator in Greenbrier County. Includes material regarding Detch's father John L. Stewart, her time as a student at WVU, and her career in education. Includes programs, news clippings, tickets, schedules, postcards, and photographs, among other material. See "Scope and Content Note" for further information.

Dates: 1907-1982

Wheeling Steel Radio Program, Sound Recordings and Records

Collection Number: A&M 3470
Overview Records of the "It's Wheeling Steel" radio program. Includes photographs (1930s-1940s, 5 in.), program scripts (1937-1944, 5 in.), clippings and magazines (1930s-1940s, 3 in., including Life Magazine of March 21, 1938 with article featuring the radio program), and scrapbooks containing clippings and photographs (1930s-1940s, 3 in.). Also includes original audio transcription discs of the program (1930s-1940s, 7 ft., 6 in.), and reel-to-reel/cassette...
Dates: 1937-2010 and undated; Majority of material found in 1937-1944