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Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Beckley Chamber of Commerce, Publisher, Photographic Prospectus of Beckley

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 of the Hulver Family and Baughman Settlement, Hardy County, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 4552
Scope and Contents The collection includes a wealth of information on the Baughman and Hulver families, and others who established the Baughman Settlement in the late eighteenth century. The collection spans from the antebellum Civil War era through World War Two. The collection includes correspondence, postcards, family photograph albums and assorted photographs, biographical sketches and family history, books, legal documents, receipts, certificates, and Confederate money. Also present are assorted...
Dates: 1800-2013, undated; Majority of material found within 1830-1950, undated

David H. Sutton, Compiler, Photographs Regarding Helvetia, West Virginia

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,...
Dates: ca. 1880-2000; Majority of material found within ca. 1900-1920

Dougan Family Photographs

Collection Number: A&M 4266
Scope and Contents

Collection of fourteen photographs from the estate of Lucy Dougan. Two are labeled "Mrs. Dougan," the rest are unlabeled. This collection is minimally processed.

Dates: 1890-1930

Elmer W. Prince, Papers of a Morgantown Resident and City Official

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...
Dates: 1905-1967

G.P. Gardner, Three Ambrotypes

Collection Number: A&M 3804

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

John S. Simms Family Papers

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),...
Dates: ca. 1870-1948

Max Mathers Collection Papers

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...
Dates: 1821-1957

Miles Dahmer Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3390

Papers of the Dahmer family of Upper Tract, Pendleton County, WV, featuring the papers and artifacts of Miles Dahmer, who served the Confederacy in the 25th Virginia Infantry.

Dates: 1791-1913

Ralph Edwin “Ted” Spears, Jr., Compiler, Battelle-MacLane-Mendel-Spears Family Collection

Collection Number: A&M 4042
Scope and Contents Collection of the Battelle, MacLane, Mendel, and Spears families from southern Ohio and north-central West Virginia (including Wheeling and Morgantown), comprised of genealogy, records, clippings, photographs, artifacts, and more. Collection includes family genealogy and records (Box 1), individual carte de visites, cabinet cards, and assorted family photographs and newspaper article clippings (Box 1-2). Additional photographs include several cased family photographs such as daguerreotypes,...
Dates: 1848-2001, undated; Majority of material found within 1860-1950