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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Campbell Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1321
Scope and Contents Account book, 1856-1901, of James Wilson Campbell. Includes estate settlement of his father, James L. Campbell, Cattle pedigrees, and various accounts, including some kept in James L.'s hand. Correspondence, 1866-1899 concerns family affairs, business, and there is one letter from a cousin at Marietta College, 1866, telling of geological field trip through the Wood, Ritchie, Pleasants, oil district of W. Va. School notes on mathematics and surveying of James Wilson Campbell, ca. 1854-1859;...
Dates: 1847-1901

Charles R. Williams, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2108
Overview An 1851 letter to Rebecca Coplin from Harriet Burdett of Pruntytown, West Virginia, on community health, family affairs and Methodist church matters. A merchandise account book, 1859-63, of an unidentified general store owner and inn keeper; steamboat bills of lading for the Kathryn and French of the Little Kanawha Packet Line (Creston-Parkersburg), 1899 and 1905. There are also mimeographed sketches on the history, topography, scenery, agriculture, geology, rural development and natural...
Dates: 1834, 1851-1905

Coopers Rock Foundation Records

Collection Number: A&M 4300
Scope and Contents This collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, articles of incorporation, and copies of newsletters from the from 1957 until 2013, although most materials date to after the establishment of the Coopers Rock Foundation in 1989. Also includes historical literature and slides relating to Coopers Rock State Park and the Henry Clay Iron Furnace. In addition, there is material related to the Civilian Conservation Corp, a photograph exhibit dedicated to Camp...
Dates: 1989-2013

David B. Reger, Geologist, Records

Collection Number: A&M 1155

Office files of a Morgantown, West Virginia, consulting geologist which include: monthly time sheets and record of jobs, 1934-1957; payroll books, 1939-1947; records of the production of natural gas in Ohio, 1931-1936; a volume pertaining to the Carl Reger estate; and an index to his notes.

Dates: 1931-1957

Israel C. White (1848-1927) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0469
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Dr. Israel C. White, 1904-1906, mainly concerning his activities as chief of the Brazilian Coal Commission; includes various coal analysis reports and a report on the fossil plant materials collection made in Brazil by Dr. White and Dr. Sexias; manuscript and typescript of "Notes of Explorations in Brazil"; and a passport issued to Dr. White signed by John Hay, 1904.

Dates: 1904-1906

Israel C. White (1848-1927) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0797
Scope and Contents

Collection includes the original geological notebook of Dr. I. C. White written in 1875, while a member of the Pennsylvania Geological Survey in Greene County, PA, and the original Geology Field Notebook kept by Dr. White during the West Virginia University spring term of 1883.

Dates: 1875; 1883

New River Symposiums Proceedings

Collection Number: A&M 3393
Overview Compact disc of a searchable database of 1200 facsimile pages of New River Symposium Proceedings dating from 1982-1999. Articles in the Proceedings discuss the natural and cultural features of the New River region of West Virginia, including the following topics: botany, Civil War, coal mining, environmentalism, folklore, folk music, geology, Green Sulphur Springs, historic preservation, iron industry, native Americans, railroads, rivers (Bluestone, Gauley, New), transportation, and Mary...
Dates: 1982-1999

Okey Meadows, Coal History Manuscript

Collection Number: A&M 2568

Okey Meadows wrote this history, entitled "Black Diamonds", which covers coal mining from ancient times to the present, describes cannel coal and its uses, and includes a prospectus for the Licking River Commerce Company of Kentucky. Other subjects dealt with are economic conditions of the early 1930s and the geology of oil shales.

Dates: undated

Preston County Miscellaneous Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0607
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to an electric power line franchise application by the West Virginia Public Service Company to the town of Bruceton, 1930; copy of an agreement between R. B. Waddel and George H. Nieman on the use of a farm, March 17, 1900; a note dated April 26, 1918, given by the Bruceton Bank in favor of A. J. Chorpening and M. F. Chorpenning; mimeographed map of Cooper's Rock State Forest showing roads and refuge areas.

Dates: 1900-1930

Samuel Boardman Brown (1860-1926) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2204

Letters, diaries, and receipts of Samuel Boardman Brown, professor of geology at West Virginia University, 1892-1927. Two diaries contain geological notes made on field trips throughout West Virginia.

Dates: 1891-1931