Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1146
Scope and Contents Family papers of Alexander Smith, Charles Edgar Brown, and Joseph Moreland; correspondence; materials relating to local history and Moreland's civic, social, religious, and professional activities. Typescript on the Union in West Virginia Coal Fields; a bound typescript on the History of the Various Courts of Monongalia County; and abstracts and legal papers of the Connellsville Basin Coke Company. Material also includes plats and maps relating to the residential and...
Collection Number: A&M.0870
Scope and Contents Business and personal papers of a Morgantown attorney and antiquarian. The boxed materials consist of legal papers, abstracts of titles and other items relating to Moreland's law practice; business and personal correspondence, records of Morgantown and Monongalia County corporations, including the Morgantown Hotel Company, Union Investment Company, Bank of Masontown, and the LaMar Coal Company. The bound volumes include a receipt book for shares in the Monongalia County Farmer's...
Collection Number: A&M.2082
Overview Papers of oil and gas driller and producer in Tyler County and other places. The collection consists of three diaries, 1 January 1894 through 31 December 1896; a typescript; and clippings. The diaries contain daily comment on wells drilled, including hours worked, depth of well, difficulties encountered, geologic strata, number of barrels of oil produced per hour or pressure of gas flow. Diaries include personal affairs, wages received and paid, oil sold, rent on leased property, oil market...
Dates: 1894-1896, 1966
Collection Number: A&M.2209
Overview Correspondence and other papers of Kemble White, one-time law partner of A.B. Fleming, specialist in oil and gas law, counsel for the West Virginia subsidiaries of Standard Oil (Hope Natural Gas, South Penn Oil, and Eureka Pipeline), charter member of the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association, veteran of the Spanish-American War, one-time president of the West Virginia Bar Association; and the West Virginia University Alumni Association. Additional items include: White's notebooks from...
Collection Number: A&M.3400
Overview Records and motion pictures of the Owens, Libbey-Owens Gas Department of Charleston, West Virginia. Includes: "Handbook of Functions and Operations" (1952, 117 pages); Employee Awards Program (1948); Company History, 1915-61 (6 typescript pages); letter regarding sale of company (1970, 2 pages); and 12 reels of motion picture film. Motion picture film includes: Tulsa Oil Exposition (1959, 16 minutes); Misc. (n.d.) honorary dinner for Miss Weber (1953) and OLO office softball team (1938);...
Collection Number: A&M.1229
Overview The collection consists of correspondence, business and legal papers, family photographs, clippings, and account books of Zebulon and Eli Musgrave and Daniel and William L. Turney of Fairmont, West Virginia. Aside from family and business affairs and estate settlements, subjects include Missouri frontier life and society in 1836; strife at Lecompton, Kansas School Territory, in 1857; local history of the Fairmont area; and Fairmont Normal School. About 2 ins. of material concerns coal mining,...
Dates: ca. 1836-1925
Collection Number: A&M.0734
Scope and Contents Additional business records of the firm operating under the names of M.J. Garrison and Bro., in Wadestown, W.Va., including cash books, bank books and ledgers. Business activities include the operation of a general store; livestock purchase and sale; wool purchase and sale, principally in the capacity of purchasing agent for James Auld and Son; school and county orders cashed for teaching, and building of the Range Bridge. Quarterly post office financial reports; Wadestown Telephone Co., sale...
Collection Number: A&M.0787
Overview Personal papers of Noah Henderson of Monongalia County, West Virginia, consisting mainly of incoming correspondence and financial and legal documents from 1859 to 1926. Collection chiefly contains deeds, state and county tax receipts, a survey and plat, and oil and gas lease documents from the 1860s to the 1900s. Other financial documents from 1910 to 1926 relate to bank accounts and settlement of Henderson's estate after his death in 1920. Letters from relatives in the 1890s and 1900s...
Collection Number: A&M.3662
Overview Stock book and report regarding Randall Gas Company. The stock book contains handwritten entries dated between 1904 and 1920 recording names, dates, and amounts of transactions. The report, entitled "Reasons For Increased Cost of Natural Gas Service of Randall Gas Company in Pennsylvania and West Virginia", is by Samuel S. Wyer, a consulting engineer from Columbus, Ohio; it is dated 24 November 1919. Topics covered in the analysis to support increased natural gas pricing include: demand for...
Collection Number: A&M.1203
Overview West Virginia mountain tales by Richard Orr Curry; papers of Jacob W. Mathews, a merchant from Alvon; papers of Charles R. Mathews, judicial officer at New Helena, Nebraska; correspondence of Catherine White Hoke of Alvon pertaining to family affairs; papers of Jacob W. Mathews including correspondence pertaining to the Confederate "Immortal Six Hundred"; Confederate veteran affairs; business papers of the firm of Hoylman and Matthews; Charles Matthews papers consisting of essays, business...