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Moundsville (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

American Flint Glass Workers Union Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2642
Overview Minutes, proceedings, circulars, agreements, constitutions, bylaws, correspondence, and reports of the local union which worked in the stemware and punch tumbler department of Fostoria Glass Company. Addendum of 2013/02/25 includes materials collected by Paul W. Myers (1927-2008), former employee of Fostoria Glass Company and former American Flint Glass Workers Union Representative of Local #10. Includes correspondence, business records, photographs, printed material, ephemera, clippings, an...
Dates: 1878-1986

Everett F. Moore Papers

Collection Number: A&M.4253
Overview Papers of Everett F. Moore, a lawyer who practiced in Marshall County and the surrounding area. Everett Moore was the uncle of Governor Arch Moore; they practiced law together. This collection mainly includes papers regarding legal cases and Moore’s law practice as well maps of coal fields and other mineral resources. This collection is minimally processed.
Dates: 1920-1964

Gospel Trumpet Publishing Company, Advertising and Handbill

Collection Number: A&M.3788
Overview Advertising material for publications of the Gospel Trumpet Publishing Company of Moundsville, West Virginia in Marshall County. Includes cover letter and three leaves (six pages) of advertising for publications (including one for "The Better Testament" among others), and two order forms. Also includes handbill advertising an "Old-Time Camp Meeting", including "healing services" and "salvation meetings", to be held at Moundsville during 7-17 June 1900.
Dates: 1900

Harry Forrester, Compiler, Transcribed Copies of Moundsville Prison Reports

Collection Number: A&M.4112
Overview Annual reports of Moundsville Prison in electronic form, transcribed by researcher Harry Forrester. They include narrative information, budgetary data, convict statistics, names of employees and vendors, etc.
Dates: 1867-1882

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

Martin Luther Brown, Warden, Moundsville Penitentiary Records

Collection Number: A&M.3786
Overview Records of Warden Martin Luther Brown of Moundsville Penitentiary. Includes series of historical information, incoming letters (mostly from inmates to Warden Brown), and photographs (related to Moundsville Penitentiary). The date range of the series of incoming letters (1911-1914) corresponds to Martin Brown's tenure as Warden.
Dates: ca. 1910-1920

Motion Picture Documentary Regarding Moundsville, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.4477
Scope and Contents A documentary film by David Bernabo and John W. Miller regarding the history of Moundsville, West Virginia, with an emphasis on the post 1950 era. It runs for 1 hour and 14 minutes.
Dates: 2018-2019

Moundsville (W. Va.) Business Records

Collection Number: A&M.3915
Overview Five documents documenting financial tractions for three Moundsville, West Virginia businesses, including: 1. B.F. Hodgman (Mound City Brick Company) (2 items); 2. Snodgrass Brothers Grocers (1 item); 3. W.D. Dunn, Livery Stable (2 items).
Dates: 1897-1903

Robinson Family Manuscripts

Collection Number: A&M.2662
Overview Most of the letters are to Helen M. Robinson of Fetterman, Taylor County, West Virginia, from relatives and friends. Subjects discussed include housekeeping, fashions, farming, schools, religion, and the Civil War from both the Confederate and Union perspectives. There are frequent, specific references to the political and military state-of-affairs in the upper Ohio Valley region.
Dates: 1847-1883

Stewart Plein, Collector, Photographs, Ephemera, and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.3989
Scope and Contents Photographs, ephemera, and other material from the early twentieth century, including two postcards albums, black and white photographs, a concert program, greeting cards, postcards, calling cards, recipe pamphlets, and a calendar. This collection also includes publications of the Hill and Dale Private Press and Type Foundry of Terra Alta, West Virginia (1975-1994); the first published catalog of West Virginia books (1963); seed and plant catalogs (1934-1948); two Victorian scrapbooks (ca....
Dates: 1883-2017, undated; Majority of material found within 1896-1934