Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.4446
Overview Typescript authored by Maggie (Rhodes) Metheny regarding her family travelling from West Virginia to Kansas by covered wagon in 1892, with copies of related correspondence and family photographs.
Collection Number: A&M.1846
Overview Photocopy of typescript transcription of the manuscript journal kept by Marcia Louise Sumner Phillips of French Creek and Buckhannon, Virginia (West Virginia). It contains commentary on local and family affairs, and on Civil War military activities in the western Virginia and Virginia areas. Other subjects include churches, travel, elections, holiday celebrations, and the 1863 statehood convention in Parkersburg. There are descriptions of and quoted conversations with officers of both the Union...
Collection Number: A&M.0134
Overview Papers, mainly of Daniel and Daniel R. McNeill, stock dealers and mill owners of Hardy County. The early correspondence relates to the purchase and sale of livestock and the driving of herds to markets in the east. There is correspondence from members of the family in the vicinity of Chillicothe, Ohio, relating farm and market conditions and commenting on travel from Hardy County to Ohio. There are also references to river traffic on the Scioto and Ohio rivers and to the quantity of merchandise...
Collection Number: A&M.1848
Scope and Contents Papers of P. D. Strausbaugh, former head of the Department of Botany, author of a biology textbook, and professor of Botany at WVU.Papers consist mainly of correspondence concerning the writing, compiling, editing, and revising a college biology text in cooperation with B. R. Weimar and Earl L. Core. Also included are letters concerning the investigation of plants for identification, the making of "Wild Flowers of the Alleghenies" and other moving pictures, and the signing of tackle...
Collection Number: A&M.1603
Overview Papers of a pioneer Monroe County family, including a manuscript ciphering book, 1790, a diary of a journey to southwestern Ohio, 1810, a manuscript militia manual and company roster, and various business, church, and legal papers of county militia captain, Peter Larew. The papers of his son, John M., include a general merchandise account book, the estate papers, and various business and legal documents. The collection also contains a series of letters, 1876-1892, from John Larew's sons in...
Collection Number: A&M.2616
Overview Four ledger books of Solomon P. Herndon, from Kingwood, Preston County, Virginia, for his public house, also known as Price's Tavern, and an autograph book and a memorandum book which includes a travel diary of a trip to the Holy Lands.
Collection Number: A&M.1744
Overview Letters and copies of eight letters, 1813-1841; pages 5-10 from Kanawha Salines general merchandise account book, 6-9 March 1827; three manuscript volumes by Henry Ruffner: "Notes on a Tour to the West" and "An Expedition to the North," 1815, and "An Account of Amounts Paid to Rev. Nath'l W. Calhoon," 1826-1834; and "Subscription for Church, 1836-1842," by David Ruffner. There is also a printed brief involving Ruffner-Donnally estates, 1875, and information on the Shackelford family.
Dates: 1813-1841, 1866
Collection Number: A&M.0496
Overview A bank book with the S. Kiles banking house of Jacob Bound, Connellsville, PA (1857-59) and a letter from a member of the U.S. legation to Denmark to his daughter giving fatherly advice and an account of his stay in Europe (1847).
Dates: 1847, 1857-1859
Collection Number: A&M.0326
Overview The discharge papers of an American soldier who served in the Philippines during the insurrection. Also includes a published diary by one of the officers of his unit, George F. Collins, about life on ship and port calls to and from their tour of duty.
Collection Number: A&M.1949
Scope and Contents The collection includes manuscript materials-correspondence, land warrant, accounts, receipts, petition and will; printed and typescript materials-invitations, broadside, newspaper and magazine clippings. Subjects of the various items include sale and survey of land; schools, churches, estates, comment on and description of agriculture, social and economic conditions in Kentucky, Georgia, Louisiana, S. Carolina, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, California, Morgantown, Fairmont, & Wheeling, W. Va.,...
Dates: 1694; 1783-1878; 1926