Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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 (December 2, 1813 - July 16, 1875), a Hardy County lawyer, Jacksonian Democrat, and Circuit Court Judge in Hardy and...
Dates: 1766-1933, undated; Majority of material found in ca. 1840s-1933
Collection Number: A&M.2700
Overview 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...
Collection Number: A&M.2413
Overview Scrapbook titled LOOK TO THE WEALTH OF WEST VIRGINIA, containing layouts for ads prepared by the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company of West Virginia.
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...
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...
Collection Number: A&M.2492
Overview 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.
Collection Number: A&M.4492
Dates: ca. 1910-1920
Collection Number: A&M.3968
Overview 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.
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