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Saint Marys (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Hugh Sayre, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2436
Overview Correspondence, miscellaneous family papers, nineteenth century school records, ledgers, bank books, and memorabilia of Hugh F. Sayre and family of Parkersburg, Reedy, St. Marys and West Creek, West Virginia. Some material relates to oil and gas leases on the Sayre family farm and Sayre's invention of a scientific alphabet called EBDECORD.
Dates: 1872-1927

James Edwin Green, Photographer, Glass Plate Negatives and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.3460
Overview Photographs by James Edwin Green of the Green family from Foxburg, Pennsylvania (PA) and St. Marys, West Virginia (WV). Includes over 500 glass plate negatives and 1 1/2 inches of film negatives documenting subjects from ca. 1900-1918 including: the James Edwin Green family; Foxburg, PA; St. Marys, WV; the Taylor Farm, St. Marys, WV; agriculture; railroads; oil derricks; Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) reunions; the World War I era, and transportation. There are pictures of the Daniel Rupert...
Dates: 1900-1925; Majority of material found in 1900-1918

Ohio River Data Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M.2690
Overview This collection consists of one scrapbook, compiled by Dan B. Fleming, of St. Mary's, WV, between the years of 1945 and 1960. It contains a variety of information concerning the Ohio River. Subjects covered include: flood records, flood control projects, history of the river, Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Compact of 1948, navigation, snow and ice records, the proposed Lake Erie and Ohio River Canal (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers), and the Ohio River Valley Improvement Association, Inc. The...
Dates: 1945-1960

Richard Duez, Collector, Photographs of Northern West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.3914
Overview One compact disk of 110 digital files of photographs collected by Richard Duez of images of subjects located mostly in northern West Virginia, although there are some items featuring subjects located in Charleston and other places in the state. Locations include Clarksburg, Elkins, Fairmont, Mannington, Parkersburg, St. Marys, etc. Subjects include city views, street scenes, buildings, businesses, and transportation, among others. Also includes addendum of 2013/05/08 that includes 471...
Dates: ca. 1900-1940

Thomas Browse Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3532
Overview Papers of the Thomas Browse family documenting immigration from England to the Ohio River region in the vicinity of Ohio, western Virginia, and Kentucky (1830); farming in Pleasants County, West Virginia in the vicinity of St. Marys on the Ohio River (ca. 1830s-1900); and the acquisition of and royalties from oil lands in Pleasants County from the region of "Fish Pot" (ca. 1880s-1910). Includes diaries of Thomas Browse (1830-1878) and diaries of his daughter Mary E. Browse (1855-1910,...
Dates: 1785-1942; Majority of material found in 1830-1910