Fayette County (W. Va.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
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;...
Collection Number: A&M.0889
Scope and Contents Correspondence containing genealogical information on Lawrence William Nuttall, a West Virginia botanist, and his family. Also included are two articles; one from the West Virginia Agriculturist entitled: "Former Student Gives Work to University," and the other from a Fayette County Newspaper, "How John Nuttal Developed the Keeney's Creek Section."
Dates: 1929; 1946-1952
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
Rufus E. Ribble, Photographer, Panoramic Group Portrait Photographs of Coal Miners and Related Subjects
Collection Number: A&M.4167
Overview This collection of panoramic photographs primarily documents the coal miners of Fayette and Raleigh counties. The photographer, Rufus "Red" Ribble, was born May 14, 1878, near Blacksburg, Virginia, and died December 27, 1967 in West Virginia. He came to West Virginia sometime before 1920 and lived out his life in Mount Hope. The collection contains 119 panoramic photographs, which were made with a large rotating camera called a Cirkut camera. These photos are contact prints; all but one are...
Dates: ca. 1920-1958
Collection Number: A&M.3971
Overview Letter written by Sallie Davis, sister of Confederate soldier Charles Davis. The letter is dated 19 March 186 and addressed to a Mr. Anderson. The letter regards the presence of Union troops in the local area (Greenbrier and neighboring counties), their seizing of property, and how many of Davis' neighbors and friends have moved away for fear of the Union soldiers. Please see "Scope and Content Note" for further information.
Collection Number: A&M.2570
Overview Scotia Coal Company mine and store inventories; time, field rent, and account books; invoices, ledgers and registers covering business matters and community conditions. Also includes small box of pamphlets, including travel brochures for Washington D.C. and Gettysburg (ca. 1880-1900), and programs from the Chicago World's Fair (1893).