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Summers County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Bluestone Baptist Church, Records

Collection Number: A&M 1339

Records include minutes, 1804-1820, 1854, a manuscript hymn book, and correspondence, 1803-1809, of a Summers County church; and the minutes of the Greenbrier (Baptist) Association, 1807-1811.

Dates: 1803-1856

County Highway Maps for West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 4479
Content Description Highway maps for the 55 counties of West Virginia created in 1937. They are in two tones (blue on white), in varying dimensions (including items in the range of 36 in. x 36 in. to 36 in. x 58 in., etc.), and scaled to 1 inch equaling 1 mile. Features indicated on the maps include: roads (US, primary state roads, secondary state roads); state, county, district, and corporate lines; railroads; streams; parks and forests; highway bridges; county seats; cities and villages; lodges; farms;...
Dates: 1937

Deeds Family of Summers County Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4468
Scope and Contents Digital copies of papers of the Deeds Family of Jumping Branch, Summers County. Includes a genealogical chart, pre-Civil War land deeds, wills, legal correspondence regarding a property line dispute and other matters, and other material. Also includes postcards from various locations in West Virginia, Ohio, Virginia, and other places; and photographs and postcards of various family members (most identified on the reverse).Series include: Series 1. Genealogy,...
Dates: ca. 1837-1966; Majority of material found within ca. 1850s-1940s

E. Meade McNeill, Botanist, Field Notebook

Collection Number: A&M 3140

The item is a field notebook of E. Meade McNeill, instructor of biology at Concord State Teachers College. McNeill's notes, part of which were published in the botany journal, Castanea, include plant life from the Shawnee Lake, Bluestone River, and Brush Creek Falls areas in Mercer County, New River area in Summers County, Cranberry Glades, and Seneca Rocks. McNeill became chairman of the Concord College Biology Department and was president of West Virginia Academy of Science, 1944-46.

Dates: 1930

E.C. and H.B. Eagle Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0721

The letters and papers of E.C. & H.B. Eagle, a father and son legal firm of Hinton, Summers County. Subjects mentioned are election campaigns, women's suffrage, prohibition, World War II, Korean War, gun control, and the goals and strategies of the Republican Party. Correspondents include Robert C. Byrd, Walter S. Hallanan, Rush D. Holt, Arch A. Moore, Jennings Randolph, Hulett C. Smith, Cecil Underwood.

Dates: ca. 1910-1980

Given Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3546
Overview Financial records, court records, and miscellaneous papers regarding the Given (Givens) family of Nicholas, Braxton, and Summers Counties, West Virginia. Financial records include various Braxton and Nicholas county tax receipts for William Given, Mehitable Given, Jasper Given, Theodore Given, Franklin Given, and Israel Brown from 1835-1883. Also includes various store receipts, promissory notes, and documents regarding property ownership. Court records reference the case of Sarah S. Woods...
Dates: 1835-1892

Jim Costa, Collector, Glass Plate Negatives of Hinton

Collection Number: A&M 3784

Glass plate negatives (44 items) documenting subjects in the area of Hinton, Avis, and Bellepoint, West Virginia. Includes pictures of the Hinton and Silas families and their associates. Other subjects include the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad, children in a carriage, a mill, and members of a baseball team, among others.

Dates: ca. 1900-1910

John Hatcher, Confederate Veteran, Typescript Titled "Recollections of the Civil War 1861-1865"

Collection Number: A&M 4368

Typescript by John Hatcher, a Confederate veteran and West Virginia native, titled "Recollections of the Civil War 1861-1865". Hatcher served in the Confederate Army from August 1861 until he was taken prisoner in November 1864. Hatcher writes about his unit's movements, battles participated in, officers encountered, and hardships endured. For further information, see “Scope and Contents” and "Biographical Note".

Dates: 1933-1937

Long/Trail Southeastern West Virginia Historical Records

Collection Number: A&M 3762
Overview Records and photographs documenting the history of southeastern West Virginia compiled by Summers County residents Fred Long and Stephen Trail. Many of the items were collected by a local newspaper, the Hinton Daily News (later the Hinton News). The collection focuses on the history of Summers County and Hinton from the mid-1700s to 2012, as well as the history of other areas in southeastern Virginia and western Virginia....
Dates: ca. 1870-2015

Lucy Clark Wise Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2607

Correspondence, bills, and miscellaneous papers of Lucy Clark Wise, a student of Concord Normal School and teacher in Summers County, West Virginia. Subjects covered include: boyfriends, family news, and regulations at Concord Normal School with respect to female students.

Dates: 1884-1922