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Elkins (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Brown and Parsons Families Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4127
Overview Papers of the Brown, Parsons, and other West Virginia families and residents. Includes correspondence sent to J. Slidell Brown, a Democratic state senator from Elkins (1916-1935); announcements and programs for reunions of the Brown family of Preston County (1913-1930); a deed and copies of maps of land in Springfield Township, Pennsylvania (1846-1893, undated); financial documents, mainly tax receipts, of the Lilley family of Mercer County (1873-1910); correspondence sent to members of the...
Dates: 1846-1960

Charles Carpenter, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0057
Scope and Contents Manuscript and printed materials relating to the development of railroads in West Virginia, including contracts, letters, wage agreements, monthly situation reports, construction profiles, maps, and speeches. Most of these pertain to the business of the Coal and Coke Railroad Co., Elkins W.Va. Railroad companies represented include Baltimore and Ohio; Charleston, Clendenin and Sutton; Coal and Coke; Greenbrier, Cheat and Elk; Hampshire Southern; Nicholas, Fayette, and Greenbrier; Roaring...
Dates: 1892-1938

Cirkut Photograph of Annual Pilgrimage, Odd Fellows Home, Elkins, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 3791

One large cirkut photograph of "Annual Pilgrimage, Odd Fellows Home, Elkins, West Virginia, September 4, 1932. This photo includes a large crowd of people posing in front of a large multi-story building with a wrap-around porch. In the front of the crowd are members of a band holding their instruments, including a bass drum with an inscription on the head reading "Odd Fellows Home Band, Elkins, W.Va." There are trees and automobiles in the background.

Dates: 1932

Howard Sutherland, Senator, Women's Suffrage Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2503
Overview A collection of 400 letters, cards, petitions, telegrams, printed, and other similar items received and sent by U.S. Senator and Representatives Howard Sutherland (1865-1950) of West Virginia. The papers are part of Sutherland's constituent mail and are all concerned with the question of women's suffrage. The period covered is 1914-1919, and correspondence regarding both the Bristow-Mondell House Resolution, considered in Jan. 1915, and the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, voted upon 5 June 1919,...
Dates: 1914-1919

Melvina Beauty Shoppe Business Ledger

Collection Number: A&M 3787

Business Ledger for the Melvina Beauty Shoppe of Elkins, West Virginia for the year 1926 (368 pages; 8 3/4 in. x 6 in. x 1 1/4 in.). The business was operated by Harold E. and Melvina Mouse. The ledger includes records of customers, services rendered, and prices. Many customers requested the "Marcel", or Marcel Wave, a popular style of the era. Weather conditions and unusual events were also occasionally recorded in the ledger.

Dates: 1926

Richard Duez, Collector, Photographs of Northern West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 3914

Digital files of photographs collected by Richard Duez of images of subjects located mostly in northern West Virginia, although there are some items featuring subjects located in Charleston and other places in the state. Locations include Clarksburg, Elkins, Fairmont, Mannington, Parkersburg, St. Marys, etc. Subjects include city views, street scenes, buildings, businesses, and transportation, among others.

Dates: ca. 1900-1940

Scrapbook Regarding Potomac Highlands Flood of 1985

Collection Number: A&M 3560

Album including 34 pages of color photographs of Parsons, Elkins, Onego, and Mouth of Seneca right after the flood of November 1985. Also includes 87 pages of November 1985 newspaper clippings (illustrated) regarding the flood.

Dates: 1985

Stephen B. Elkins Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0053
Overview Stephen Benton Elkins (b. 1841) represented West Virginia in the United States Senate as a Republican from 1895-1911. Prior to his Senate service, Elkins served in the Union Army during the Civil War as a captain in the Kansas Militia. He practiced law in the Territory of New Mexico in 1864 and served as a member of the Territorial House of Representatives, 1864-1865. He was the district attorney for the Territory from 1866-1867, and the United States district attorney for the Territory from...
Dates: 1841-1955

Stephen Benton Elkins, Letter Copy Book

Collection Number: A&M 3979
Overview Letter copy book kept by Stephen Benton Elkins, a politician and businessman who would later become a prominent citizen of West Virginia. The book was kept from 23 October 1875 to 1 May 1878. It contains roughly 150 letters as well as a partial index of recipients. During the time this book was kept, Elkins resided in Santa Fe, New Mexico, practiced law, represented the territory in Congress, and acted as president of the Maxwell Land Grant Company. Letters concern political and business...
Dates: 1875-1878

Sutton Critchfield Papers regarding the Mountain State Forest Festival, the Upper Monongahela Valley Association, and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 4192
Scope and Contents

Papers regarding the Mountain State Forest Festival (Elkins) and the Upper Monongahela Valley Association. Includes clippings, news releases, letters, publications, and newspapers pertaining to the Forest Festival, and the involvement of the Upper Monongahela Valley Association in the Festival, during the years 1933 to 1941. Topics discussed include the coal and glass industry, rural electrification, and the representation of West Virginia industry at the Festival.

Dates: 1933-1941