Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0430
Scope and Contents Typescript copy of a diary concerning teaching and social life in the vicinity of Charleston and Dorchester, South Carolina, a journey by sea to Maryland, and travel by land to Alexandria, Virginia
Collection Number: A&M.0796
Scope and Contents A bound manuscript diary belonging to John D. Sutton, ca. October-November, 1798. In it he relates of a journey from New Market, Virginia, to the Elk River in western Virginia, by way of Strasburg, Staunton, Warm Springs, Lewisburg, and Charleston in addition to the daily activities of that time.
Collection Number: A&M.1220
Scope and Contents Papers of a Baltimore essayist and novelist which include a checklist of the Kennedy collection in the Peabody Institute Library; an alphabetical checklist of Kennedy's incoming correspondence; and selected materials pertaining to the Berkeley Springs-Martinsburg-Winchester area, visits to Richmond, Salt Sulphur, and White Sulphur Springs, and a journey in 1850 to Philadelphia, New York, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and Louisville from Kennedy's journal, 1848-1855; and his diary, 1829-1832. There...
Collection Number: A&M.1301
Scope and Contents Papers of a Baltimore essayist and novelist which include selected materials pertaining to the Berkeley Springs-Martinsburg-Winchester area, visits to Richmond, Salt Sulphur, and White Sulphur Springs, and a journey in 1850 to Philadelphia, New York, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and Louisville from Kennedy's journal, 1848-1855; and his diary, 1829-1832. There are also selected letters and portions of a diary copied from originals in the Library of Congress.
Collection Number: A&M.2168
Scope and Contents Selected letters and portions of the diary of John P. Kennedy, a Baltimore essayist and novelist. The letters describe Kennedy's many visits to Berkeley Springs and White Sulpher Springs. These items were copied from the originals which are held by the Library of Congress.
Collection Number: A&M.0551
Overview Personal and business papers of the Lewis family, mainly of John D. (1800-1882), Charles C., Sr. (b.1839), and Charles C., Jr. (b.1865), of Kanawha County. For the period 1825-1875 there are papers of various members of the Ruffner, Dickinson, and Wilson families of West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Kansas, Missouri, and other states. The business papers relate to farming operations, the purchase and sale of slaves, salt manufacturing and trade, the Old Sweet Springs Company, coal, iron, oil,...
Collection Number: A&M.2588
Overview Typed transcription of a letter written by Lorena Brown to her aunt, Lucinda Dunham Powell. The letter, dated 28 March 1863, describes the Brown family's journey from the Kanawha Valley to Monroe County.
Collection Number: A&M.2931
Overview Written by an unidentified Protestant Episcopal minister as a record of his journey from Upper Marlboro, Maryland, to Randolph County, West Virginia, to inspect a parcel of land that he had acquired. Documents early West Virginia travel, accommodations, and religious practices. Specifically mentioned are Georgetown, Frederick Town, Harpers Ferry, Potomac River, Old Town, Fort Cumberland, Allegheny River, Morgantown, and Bath. Subjects include: Methodism, Baptists, the Episcopalian Church, the...
Collection Number: A&M.2015
Overview Diary of Luke Wilcox, a Kanawha County farmer, merchant, salt well and furnace owner and operator, written in memorandum form except for scattered entries giving more information on specific subjects, such as the weather, churches and ministers, farm operation, travel, salt wells and furnaces, slaves, names of personal and business correspondents, coal, and land purchases. There is also an addendum regarding the Wilcox family bible. See "Scope and Contents" for additional information.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1843-1854; 1795-1879
Collection Number: A&M.0772
Scope and Contents A hand written journal kept by Col. Luther Haymond of Harrison County, [W.] Va., from 1830-1833, telling of his travels and experiences at the time. The journal notes Haymond’s observations while traveling by horse from Harrison County, West Virginia, to Baltimore, Maryland. There are descriptions of Baltimore, Romney, Charles Town, and other places.