Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.4382
Content Description A photographic prospectus of Beckley, West Virginia, published by the city's Chamber of Commerce, advertising the city as the "Smokeless Coal Capital" of the state. Subjects of photographs are Beckley's prominent buildings, including businesses, residences, churches, and schools. The photographs are mainly the exteriors of buildings with a few photographs of interiors.
Dates: ca. 1930s
Collection Number: A&M.3706
Overview Photographs and research papers regarding Helvetia, West Virginia. Most of the collection consists of photographs. Subjects of the photographs include residents, activities, and locations, the majority of which date from the early twentieth century (1900-1920). There are group portraits of families, school children, and others, including shots of hunters, timber workers, and residents with musical instruments, among others. Special events recorded by the photographs include weddings, festivals...
Dates: ca. 1880-2000; Majority of material found within ca. 1900-1920
Collection Number: A&M.4266
Collection Number: A&M.3130
Overview Items that belonged to Elmer W. Prince, Morgantown City Manager from 1933 to 1942 and from 1946 to 1966. The collection includes Prince's 1905-07 post card collection, a 1921 West Virginia University Bachelor of Science Degree in civil engineering, and two Morgantown budget statements, 1935 and 1937. There are also photographs, including images of Morgantown (1941) and several taken by Prince of post World War II France and Germany (1945-1946). Prince served as an army major during and after...
Collection Number: A&M.3804
Overview Three cased ambrotype photographs of members of the Gardner family from Point Pleasant in Mason County, West Virginia. Collection includes portrait of G.P. Gardner (pre-Civil War); G.P. Gardner wearing what is probably a Confederate uniform, including sword and pistol; and a portrait of a small child, probably G.P. Gardner's son. These three items do not include their lids. Gardner was at one time a Kanawha River boat pilot.
Dates: ca. 1847 - 1865
Collection Number: A&M.3299
Overview Photographs, ephemera, and genealogy (1658-1996) of the John Samuel Simms family of West Virginia. Ephemera includes a certificate for completion of classes from West Virginia University Department of Mining Extension (1935), a State of West Virginia Department of Mines Certificate for passing a mine foreman exam (1918), a State of West Virginia Elementary School Diploma (1915), a certificate of proficiency from the New River State School for completion of stenography courses (1925), household...
Dates: ca. 1870-1948
Collection Number: A&M.2386
Overview Correspondence, financial papers, diaries, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and photographs relating to the Max Mathers family and Monongalia County, West Virginia. The activities of Anna DeGant Mathers, wife of Max Mathers, and Margaret Mathers Barrick, his daughter, as well as of Margaret's two sons, William Mathers Barrick and George Milton Barrick, Jr. are well represented in the family papers. Max Mather's own papers document his personal life, Republican party activities, genealogical and...
Collection Number: A&M.3390
Scope and Contents Papers of the Dahmer family of Upper Tract, Pendleton County, WV, featuring the papers of Miles Dahmer, who served the Confederacy in the 25th Virginia Infantry. There are 6 original documents (ca. 1861-1862) directly related to the service of Miles in the Civil War, including an order to muster troops to active duty (4/29/1861) and a 'morning report of officer of the day' (12/10/1861) by Miles to General Jackson of the Army of the Valley. In addition, there is a notebook with very short and...
Collection Number: A&M.3811
Overview Album of 39 portraits (black and white, and color) taken by Ray Stoker (1895-1975), a resident of Fairmont, West Virginia. The majority of the photographs are portraits of Stoker's wife; other subjects include other women, children, animals, and the artist himself. Please see "Historical Note" for further information regarding Stoker.
Collection Number: A&M.1979
Overview Papers and pictures relating to the James Rigg family, including genealogical charts, a photograph of the Kanawha Falls Hotel, and typescript copies of letters dated 1845-1854 written in Moniteau County, Missouri, and at Kanawha Falls. Subjects covered include migration to California and Missouri and family news of marriages, births, and deaths.
Dates: ca. 1900-1968