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Rivers and river valleys.

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 90 Collections and/or Records:

Steamboats Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 1406
Scope and Contents

Letters of a West Virginia River Captain to his daughter, 1877-1885; papers of Captain Edward B. Cooper, 1879-1891, Master of the Steamer Sonoma operating between Ravenswood and Parkersburg; bills of lading and miscellaneous papers, 1891-1930, 1955; log book of the Steamer Victor, 1932, operating out of Ashland, Kentucky for the Ashland Oil Company; and a log book of the Steamer Greenbrier, 1939, operating on the Ohio and Kanawha rivers.

Dates: 1877-1939

Steamboats Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 1409
Scope and Contents

Passenger books of the steamer "Sonoma," operating between Ravenswood and Parkersburg.

Dates: 1884

Steamboats Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 1417
Scope and Contents

Receipts and bills of lading for merchandise shipped on the Batchelor, C.W. Anderson, Sallie J, Cooper, and the Sonoma. There are also freight bills from the New York, Lake Erie & Western Railroad Co., and the Ohio River Railroad Co.

Dates: 1881-1890

Steamboats Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 2207
Scope and Contents

The official logbook of a cargo vessel which traveled up and down the Ohio River between Marietta, Ohio and Ravenswood, W.Va. The log covers a three month period, October to December, 1883. The log records the stops that were made on each run, the kinds of items that were being transported, and to whom cargoes were delivered.

Dates: 1883

Steamboats Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 1548
Scope and Contents

Bills of lading from the Ohio River Transportation Company, Wheeling Wharf Boat Company, Parkersburg Rig & Reel Company, Shippers Packet Company Lines, and G. M. Beaver, steamboat agent and wharf boat proprietor, Sistersville.

Dates: 1929-1931

Thomas Hanson Journal

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 1033
Overview

Journal of a surveying party including Hanson, John Floyd, James Nocks, Roderick McCray, and Mordecai Batson. The Journal describes the route taken from Fincastle County, Virginia, to the Ohio River and Kentucky, with mention of Gauley Mountain, Coal and New rivers, and other western Virginia geographical locations. Included is a list of persons for whom the surveys were made.

Dates: 1774 April 8-August

Thomas P. Ray Diary

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 0798
Overview

Copy of a diary of a Morgantown resident, with references to early merchants and public officials; the building of schools, churches, and business buildings; volume of river traffic; and roads and mail routes opened.

Dates: 1829-1852

Union Carbide Corporation, Hawk's Nest Project Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 1916
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memoranda, drafts, briefs, exhibits, reports, and newspaper clippings on the Federal Power Commission's licensing of Union Carbide Corporation's Hawk's Nest and Glenn Ferris power dam projects. Subjects include FPC hearings, history of navigability of the Kanawha River, efforts to dam the Kanawha River, the navigability of the New River, and the New-Kanawha Power Company. Correspondents include H.G. Davis, Russell A. Alger, Homer Adams Holt, Robert C. Byrd, and Jennings...
Dates: 1873-1966

United Mine Workers of America, Local Union 6046, Archives

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 2680
Overview Minutes, correspondence, grievance case files, and union campaign material of union locals in the New River field. The correspondence concerns implementation of national bituminous coal mine contracts, local 6046's members' benefits, safety and working conditions in the Lochgelly mine, and state and federal legislation sought by the UMW. The minutes of Local 6046 meetings summarize all matters discussed and acted on, including reports from the local's mine and safety committees, expenses,...
Dates: ca. 1933-1974

Upper Monongahela Valley Planning Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 3246
Overview Four items regarding the resources and development of the Upper Monongahela River area in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Includes an "Upper Monongahela Valley Association Economic and Social Objectives Progress Report" (1935-37), a letter to the Secretary of the Interior regarding a project of joint Federal-local planning for the "rehabilitation and development of the Upper Monongahela Valley" (1935), a map titled "Industrial Development in Western Pennsylvania, Northern West Virginia, and...
Dates: 1924-1949