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Ohio River and Valley.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Atkeson-Morgan Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3372
Scope and Contents Papers of John and Sarah Atkeson-Morgan documenting Atkeson-Morgan family history and the history of the Morgan home and farm in Putnam County, West Virginia for period ca. 1840-1900.Materials include Civil War papers; personal and business correspondence; legal documents; school compositions and poetry; one photograph; and invoices and receipts.Subjects include: personal business (such as health, travel, and courtship), farm business, hunting, education (particularly...
Dates: 1833-1923; Majority of material found in 1850-1900

E.C. Smith, Student, Diary Regarding Experiences While at West Virginia University

Collection Number: A&M 5125
Scope and Contents Diary by E.C. Smith, a student at West Virginia University (WVU), regarding his experiences in 1874. Activities documented include academic (preparing papers, Greek and Latin studies, reading Charles Darwin, etc.), literary society (elections, debates, recitations), military cadet (drills, lectures, marching), and Methodist Episcopal Church events (including sermons and other activities). He also attended a commencement (June 18). Recreational and social activities are also recorded,...
Dates: 1874

Ellison Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2484
Scope and Contents The correspondence, wills, deeds, receipts, recipes, remedies, and genealogy, of the Ellison-Dunlap Petrie families of Monroe County. The letters discuss family and business matters, enslaved Africans, the Civil War, and settlement of some family members in Kansas. There are papers about land and farming, including surveys, deeds, memos, and accounts as well as correspondence and printed material about the WVU Agricultural Extension Service. There are ledgers for Han Creek Mill and an...
Dates: 1819-1977

Joshua & William Russell, Sistersville General Store, Daybooks and Ledgers

Collection Number: A&M 3071
Overview Partners in a Sistersville general store, Joshua and William Russell were merchants who conducted business along either side of the Ohio River between the War of 1812 and the Civil War. The daybooks and ledgers document the trade of their Sistersville store. The daybooks record daily transactions with many examples of barter payment in labor or agricultural goods. These transactions were then transferred to ledgers which contained running accounts for each customer. The ledgers include a...
Dates: 1822-1857

Log Books of the Steamboat "Sonoma"

Collection Number: A&M 2977

Two log books from the Ohio River Steamboat Sonoma, dated 1884.

Dates: 1884

Lyman C. Draper, Antiquarian, Manuscripts

Collection Number: A&M 3045
Overview The interviews, correspondence, notes and reports of a Wisconsin based, New York born antiquarian and early researcher of frontier history. Lyman C. Draper's manuscripts were willed to the Wisconsin State Historical Society where he had been its corresponding secretary and instrumental in its development. Microfilm was produced by the society of his papers and made available for purchase to libraries because of their significance for studying the Eastern frontier and its pioneers. Draper had...
Dates: ca. 1740-1815

Marshall, Ohio, and Wood Counties Legislative Petitions

Collection Number: A&M 3048

Petitions from northwestern counties to the Virginia State legislature for internal improvements, namely turnpikes, railroads and river navigation claims. Mention is made of the Ohio River, Little Kanawha River, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and the Northwestern Turnpike.

Dates: 1846-1854

Virginia B. Evans, Artist, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3256
Scope and Contents Papers and artwork of Virginia B. Evans, a landscape painter and glassware designer of the upper Ohio Valley. She was a native of Moundsville, West Virginia who at one time headed the art department at West Liberty State College. Her art was widely exhibited regionally and nationally. Although she preferred working in a variety of styles and media, she was most noted for her rather representational landscapes and her fusion of traditional Chinese sensibilities with modern Western industrial...
Dates: 1916-1984