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Marion County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Watson and Haymond Families Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4222
Scope and Contents Papers of the Watson and Haymond families of Marion County, West Virginia. Includes a journal, family financial and legal materials, correspondence, genealogical research materials, publications, photographs, a painting, and other material. Includes significant material regarding the American Civil War, particularly in the diary of Virginia Haymond. Series include:Series 1. Journal of Virginia Haymond; 1859-1863, undated; box 1 and box 2, folders 1-2....
Dates: 1796-1963; Majority of material found within 1834-1963

Watson Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1815
Scope and Contents The collection includes 57 letters (1795-1871) to or from Benjamin H., Henry, James G., James O., Rebecca D., and Thomas Watson; 3 land grants on sheep-skin (1787-1798) Monongalia County; 25 articles of agreement (1812-1875), manuscript; 4 manuscript wills or copies of wills (1852-1862); 32 surveys, maps, and plats of coal fields (1798-1892); 99 tax receipts (1807-1865), manuscript and printed forms; 44 receipts for clerking fees (1815-1845) manuscript and printed forms; 79 receipts, bills,...
Dates: 1798-1902

Watson Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1949
Scope and Contents The collection includes manuscript materials (correspondence, land warrant, accounts, receipts, petition and will) and 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, South Carolina, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, California, Morgantown, Fairmont, and...
Dates: 1694; 1783-1878; 1926

Watson Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0630
Scope and Contents Personal papers of the Watson family in Marion County, including a genealogy of the Watson and Haymond families, newspaper clippings of weddings, obituaries, social and business activities, and European travel. Mention is made of coal mining development in Marion County, strikes, labor meetings, conservation, and improvement of farming practices. There is material on politics, industrial development, early iron mining, Marion county history, the Barrickville covered bridge, Beverly-Fairmont...
Dates: 1869-1953

West Virginia University, Agricultural Experiment Station, Manuscripts and Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 1938
Overview One folder of manuscript correspondence found in file of WVU Publications Office, titled "Correspondence of Early Years," 55 Items, Letters, Telegram and announcements, 1888-1913. Subjects mentioned are Agricultural Experiment Station Publications, WVU Board of Regents, Controversial DA articles and good roads movement. Correspondents include A. B. Fleming, Clarence L. Smith, John A. Myers, J. H. Stewart, Luther Haymond, Earl H. Smith, Thomas E. Hodges, E.D. Sanderson, J. F. Marsh, C. L....
Dates: 1888-1913

West Virginia University, Agricultural Extension Service, Records

Collection Number: A&M 2007
Overview This material consists of annual reports of county extension agents, cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, plans of work, annual narrative reports for West Virginia counties, annual reports of the Agricultural Extension Service (AES) (1912-1955), plans of work for the AES (1927-1961), and reports of Country Life Conferences. There is a typescript of the annual report from 1959, a Plan of Work from 1961, and narrative reports from 1961 for 53 of the 55 Counties. See...
Dates: 1912-1961

West Virginia University, Extension Service, Publications, Reports, and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 5232
Scope and Contents Records of the WVU Extension Service. Collection includes instructional booklets on cooking, decorating, and sewing from the 1910s to the 1960s, materials on rural electrification in West Virginia in the 1930s, annual conference programs, and materials on incomes and family budgets. Also includes materials relating to the Farm Woman's Club in West Virginia, studies of school children during the 1940s, and studies of cost of living in rural areas during World War II. There are historical...
Dates: ca. 1910-1980

West Virginia War History Commission, World War II Maps from Office of Civilian Defense

Collection Number: A&M 0103
Scope and Contents Maps of West Virginia prepared or used by the Office of Civilian Defense during World War II and preserved by the West Virginia War History Commission.Contains the following maps:1. Base Map State of West Virginia (2 copies)2. City of Fairmont, West Virginia3. Road Map of Marion County West Virginia4. Map of West Virginia showing county boundaries (2 copies)5. Map of West Virginia showing primary state roads...
Dates: 1928-1946

William Haymond (1771-1848), History of the Haymond Family, Typed Document

Collection Number: A&M 1695

History of the Haymond family, pioneer residents of the Palatine tract in Marion County, West Virginia. Eight letters written by William Haymond to his nephew Luther Haymond recall frontier life in the Monongahela, Tygart, Ohio, and Kanawha valleys, 1780-1793. Subjects include the settlement of Morgantown, Clarksburg, Williamstown, the Palatine tract, and Coburn's Fort; land surveys in Harrison County; trapping and hunting; road surveying; and Indian warfare.

Dates: 1893

William O. Armstrong Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2176
Scope and Contents Letters, speeches, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia of Dr. William O. Armstrong, principal of Dunbar School, Fairmont, and the first Black student to attend the graduate school at West Virginia University. Includes correspondence, articles, speech scripts, and other material regarding Armstrong's involvement with the Marion County Public Library, Marion County Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and other organizations. Also includes...
Dates: 1918-1919, 1936-1971