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Marion County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Solomon White Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1732
Overview The manuscript diary of Henry Solomon White, a Corporal and Orderly Sergeant in Company N, Sixth Regiment, [West] Virginia Volunteer Infantry, covering the period of 24 September 1861 to 26 September 1864. Company N was organized at Camp White, in 1861 for a three-year tour of duty guarding the B.&O. and North Western railroads. The company was stationed at various times at Burton, Littleton, Barrackville, Fairmont, Clarksburg, Bridgeport, Grafton, and Webster. Squads of this company...
Dates: 1861-1865

Huett Nestor, Compiler, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1885

Archives of the Fairmont Labor Temple, 1921-1940, including certificate of incorporation, bylaws, financial records, minutes, and correspondence. There are also notes on the labor movement in Marion County, compiled by Huett Nestor, concerning the membership and officers of local unions, and a list of "Prominent Members of the A.F.L.-C.I.O. from Marion County."

Dates: 1921-1940, 1963

J.N. Wilkinson Surveyor's Field Book

Collection Number: A&M 2549

Wilkinson, a resident of Bridgeport, recorded in this book the record of surveys which he did for private individuals, county courts, and mining companies in Doddridge, Harrison, and Marion counties.

Dates: 1885-1886

John Rogers Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 3156

The collection consists largely of correspondence to Morgantown businessman John Rogers from relatives in Pennsylvania and Maryland. It also includes two letters from Sgt. William A. Widney, who was assigned to the U.S. War Department during the Civil War, to a Morgantown friend (possibly William Hennen). One letter was written by an unidentified woman to her grandson, a West Virginia University student.

Dates: 1788-1870

John W. Mason (1842-1917) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1888
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, photographs, and printed materials of John W. Mason (1842-1917). Mason was a circuit court and state Supreme Court judge, member of the Virginia State Debt Commission, and commissioner of Internal Revenue. The general correspondence contains personal and business letters, as well as manuscript speeches, notebooks, and reports. The period while Mason was circuit judge is particularly sparse. Also includes Internal Revenue correspondence consisting of about 8,500...
Dates: 1831-1928

Jolliff Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3241
Scope and Contents Collection consists of photographs, publications, letters, and newspaper clippings regarding the Jolliff and Watson families. Jolliff family history is highlighted in photocopies of the publication, Family Record and Genealogy of the Jolliff Family, From the Year 1760 to 1878 Inclusive by Oliver P. Jolliff and James S. Watson (1878). A photocopy of the Journal of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Encampment, Department of West Virginia, Grand Army of the...
Dates: 1878-1954

Joseph F. McNeely (b.1868) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0784
Scope and Contents

Two typescripts entitled "A Fascinating Journey Over U.S. Highway 250 From Moundsville to Fairmont, West Virginia." The material contains historical sketches of the cities and towns along the way, and the social, religious, economic, and educational life of the early settlers of this section.

Dates: 1936

Kendall Family of Marion County Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3709
Overview Papers of the Kendall Family of Mannington District, Marion County, West Virginia. Family names Hibbs and Cunningham also appear frequently in the collection. Contains the following series: correspondence; financial records; land records; legal records; legal correspondence; election records; funeral records; oil, gas, and coal records; subjects; photograph; and scrapbook. Election records includes a list of voters (1908) and a poll record for a U.S. Presidential election (1928). Oil, gas...
Dates: 1849-1959; Majority of material found within 1900-1945

Lucy M. Hite of Marion County, Letters

Collection Number: A&M 4425
Content Description Letters to Lucy M. Hite of Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia from various family members and friends. The letters discuss family events, personal matters, religion, education, sickness and death, housework, weather, holidays, farming, and local weddings. One letter, written 14 November 1883, discusses the discovery of coal near Newburg, West Virginia . Lucy received frequent correspondence from her friend Anna Miller, a school teacher in Fairmont, and from her cousin Tona Minnear, a...
Dates: 1879-1886

Marion County, Coal Lick School, History

Collection Number: A&M 3006
Overview A manuscript volume of a study of Coal Lick School, Marion County, WV, 1920-1922. The work was prepared in 1984-1985 by 20 survivors of the one room school which is located in the Mannington District. The study was initiated by Margery McIntire Norton, a student, and the West Augusta Historical Society. The manuscript includes a historical and descriptive discussion of the school; biographical information regarding Berlin B. Chapman, teacher of Coal Lick Schoolhouse, 1920-1922; original and...
Dates: 1984-1985