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Uniontown (Fayette County, Pa.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Barns Family Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3066
Overview A framed lithograph of the James Barns residence in Cumberland Township, near Carmichaels, PA with an insert consisting of a drawing of the first successfully operating engine in Greene Co., ca. 1833, located in the Barns woolen factory on Muddy Creek, near Carmichaels, Pennsylvania. Included is an account by the donor about the Barns family of north central West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania. Mention is made of abolitionism, agricultural trends, James Barns, William Shinn Barns,...
Dates: 1884-1990

Charlotte Muzichuck, Collector, Papers of Anna Santore DeLancy

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3563
Overview Papers of Mrs. Anna Santore DeLancy, social worker and resident of Uniontown, Pennsylvania; Morgantown, West Virginia; and Detroit, Michigan. Includes personal scrapbooks, correspondence, Jackson's Mill scrapbook, Bethany College seminar scrapbook, autograph books, a recipe book, photographs, church programs, playbills, musical programs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, maps, diplomas, certificates, and ticket stubs. Subjects include World War II and Detroit, Michigan. World War II materials...
Dates: 1926-1945

Fairfax-Warman Family Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0616
Overview Papers of the Fairfax and Warman families of Uniontown, Pennsylvania, Morgantown, and Kingwood. There are letters (1811-1874) to Elizabeth Fairfax from family members and friends; papers (1840-1851) of William Warman; papers on the settlement of the John Fairfax estate; a manuscript census book of Preston County for 1830; and an account book (1857-1872) of F.B.F. Fairfax. A few advertising circulars, 1866-1931, are included, as well as clippings on Morgantown and Monongalia County, 1868-1933.
Dates: 1811-1933

Gibson Lamb Cranmer, Papers Regarding Statehood and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.2848
Overview Papers regarding West Virginia statehood and the history of Wheeling and Ohio County compiled by Judge Gibson L. Cranmer (1826-1903) of Wheeling, West Virginia, who served as secretary of the Wheeling Convention that repudiated Virginia's secession from the United States in 1861. Series 1 includes manuscript narratives and correspondence describing events of the West Virginia statehood movement, written by eyewitnesses at the request of Gibson L. Cranmer. Manuscript authors include John S....
Dates: 1787-1895, undated; Majority of material found in 1822-1881

Isaac & Josiah Williams Brick Company, Account Books

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Collection Number: A&M.3065
Overview An account book, payroll ledgers, bills and invoices of Isaac and Josiah Williams, Uniontown, PA brick manufacturers. Included is a separate account, written by the donor about the Williams family and their importance in the local history of Uniontown, Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1844-1990

Michael K. Johnson, Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2345
Overview Correspondence, business records, legal papers, and miscellaneous papers of the Haldeman, Baldwin, and Smith families of Monongalia and Preston counties in West Virginia and of Greene, Fayette, and Washington counties in Pennsylvania. The major portion of the collection relates to the business dealings of the Rev. T.A. Haldeman, who built and repaired carriages, wagons, and buggies at a shop in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, and also dealt in fruits and vegetables. There is genealogical material on...
Dates: 1830-1958

Walter Brown, Letter Regarding Trip to Morgantown, (West) Virginia

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.4004
Overview Letter from businessman Walter Brown to his business partner Benjamin Coates regarding Brown's trip to Morgantown, (West) Virginia, dated 13 June 1848. Brown describes his visit to Morgantown on business, including meetings with local businessmen, taking orders for cloth goods, and establishing business relationships. Morgantown businessmen mentioned include Mr. Dering, William Lazier, Mr. Chadwick, and Isaac Stiles, as well as Jonathan Haman of Fairmont.
Dates: 1848

William D. Barns, History Professor, Family History Files, Photographs, and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.3748
Scope and Contents Includes family history files, photographs, and other material collected and compiled by William D. Barns. Family history files include extensive notes encompassing the Pennsylvania branch of the Barns family, including notes of interviews with his mother and father, and from secondary sources. There are also notes regarding the Williams family. The few photographs in this collection mostly regard the Barns family, and the history of education in Uniontown and Fayette County, Pennsylvania.
Dates: ca. 1885-1980