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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Brooks McCabe, Collector, Records of the Hotel Kanawha

Collection Number: A&M.3760
Overview Records of the Hotel Kanawha, including two ledgers. One contains a cash journal (July 1917 to March 1921) and the other a guest register (one year in the period ca. 1903-1920). The Hotel Kanawha was constructed in 1903 and served as Charleston's premier hotel until 1965. It was later used by the Job Corps of West Virginia until 1997. The building was demolished in 2003.
Dates: ca. 1903-1921

Civil War Soldier's Letter, Menu, and Campaign Ribbon

Collection Number: A&M.0900
Overview A Civil War soldier's letter to his brother from Camp Hill, Harper's Ferry, (West) Virginia, 1863 February 28; a Christmas menu from Hill's Central Hotel, Parkersburg, West Virginia, ca. 1879; and a campaign ribbon from the West Virginia Democratic State Convention, Parkersburg, West Virginia 1892 July 27, the printing on the ribbon reads "Sweeney for State Supt. of Free Schools".
Dates: 1863, 1879, 1892

E. L. Mathers and Max Mathers, Compilers, Monongalia County Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M.1007
Overview A scrapbook compiled by E.L. Mathers and Max Mathers, dealing with Morgantown and Monongalia County. There are photographs and newspaper clippings concerning civic, military, and social organizations; taverns and hotels; churches and schools; marriages and deaths; historic houses, early buildings, business places, and river navigation; and biographical sketches.
Dates: 1838-1951

H. C. and Virginia R. Cabell, Papers of Greenbrier County Residents

Collection Number: A&M.2164
Overview Papers of H. C. and Virginia R. Cabell, husband and wife, of Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Includes tax receipts for real and personal property, hotel licenses, and a tobacco retail license. Also includes a receipt for payment on a note by William A. Martin.
Dates: 1867-1907; Majority of material found in 1895-1899

Henry A. Barron, Papers of a Barbour County Resident

Collection Number: A&M.3966
Overview Papers of Henry A. Barron, a resident of Barbour County, including legal documents, financial records, and correspondence. Much of the material in this collection concerns Barron's service as a Justice of the Peace, including court documents regarding legal activities of Barbour County citizens. See "Scope and Content Note" and "Historical Note" for further information.
Dates: 1838-1906; Majority of material found within 1848-1879

James R. Moreland Papers

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...
Dates: 1815-1957

Keller Hotel of Romney, West Virginia, Hotel Register

Collection Number: A&M.4476
Content Description Scans of pages from the hotel register of the Keller Hotel of Romney, West Virginia for the period 1854-1909 (incomplete). The register book pages list the guests’ names and check-in date. The pages may also list the guest’s home residence and/or the guest’s room number. In some cases, financial information is also included, such as how much each guest paid, and calculations of the hotel’s total revenue. The collection also includes scans of black-and-white photos of the hotel and separate...
Dates: 1854-1909; Majority of material found within 1855-1907

McNeill Hotel, Registers

Collection Number: A&M.1097
Scope and Contents Register of guests, 1867-1870.
Dates: 1867-1870

McNeill Hotel, Registers

Collection Number: A&M.1098
Scope and Contents Register of guests, 1871-1873.
Dates: 1871-1873

Ohio County Archives

Collection Number: A&M.0031
Scope and Contents Court case papers, 1776-1930; court and county record books; birth and death records, 1887-1888; and account and minute books of individuals, companies, and organizations, 1772-1935. The bound volumes include records of brand registrations, deeds, estrays, land entries, marriages, military service, surveys, and wills. The private account books relate to general merchandising, coal sales, dental practice, a debating society, distilling, carriage manufacturing, hotels, steamboat freighting, the...
Dates: 1772-1935