Skip to main content

Augusta County (Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Chris Kidwell, Compiler, Bodkin Family Civil War Letters and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.3840
Overview Contains material regarding the Bodkin family of Pendleton County, West Virginia. Items within the collection include two Civil War era letters written by William H. Bodkin, other letters, sheriff's summons, receipts, a funeral program, genealogical information, and photographs of Bodkin family members with identification. The collection also contains a brown velvet bonnet and a black scarf; six homemade quilts and a quilted pillow; and a fedora hat. All items within this collection, except the...
Dates: 1827-1971, undated

Edward E. Meredith Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1814
Overview Clippings, letters, broadsides, and articles written or collected by E.E. Meredith, author of the newspaper column, "Do You Remember," which appeared in the Fairmont TIMES-WEST VIRGINIAN. There are: copies of theatre programs, 1917-1919; electoral tickets, 1860, 1864; a proclamation by George B. McClellan, commanding the Department of the Ohio, 1861; and an open letter, "Monongahela River Bridge Underwriting Syndicate Managers," concerning the construction of the million-dollar bridge in...
Dates: 1817-1954

Kincaid Family Records

Collection Number: A&M.2650
Overview Correspondence, genealogical records and notes, miscellaneous documents, and photographs of the Kincaid family of Augusta County, Virginia, and Greenbrier, Fayette, and Nicholas counties, West Virginia.
Dates: 1909-1934

Richard Beto, Collector, Civil War Letter of William Bowen Gallaher of Company E, Virginia 1st Cavalry

Collection Number: A&M.3730
Overview Color copy of three page Civil War letter dated 30 June 1861 authored by William Bowen Gallaher of Company E, Virginia 1st Cavalry, from a "camp near Hainesville, Berkeley County". It touches on a number of subjects, most pertaining to the Berkeley County and Martinsburg, West Virginia area. Includes references to the aftermath of a battle at Williamsport, recruits from Augusta County and Washington College, among many other topics. (See scope and content note for additional information).
Dates: 1861

Virginia Records

Collection Number: A&M.1293
Scope and Contents Deeds, wills, court orders, marriage and other records for Accomack County; Alexandria City; and parish registers, vestry books, marriage bonds, etc. for Albemarle County, Alexandria City, Abingdon, Atrim and Augusta parishes.
Dates: 1623-1933

White Squaw, Folk Opera in Two Acts

Collection Number: A&M.2750
Overview Russell, Richard S. and Zierold, John R. THE WHITE SQUAW: AN ORIGINAL FOLK OPERA IN TWO ACTS. 1963. Set in Augusta County, Virginia, 1765-1820.
Dates: 1963

William Rice Research Papers Regarding West Virginia Genealogy and Other Topics

Collection Number: A&M.4317
Overview Historical research material collected by William Rice from ca. 1975-2015, mostly relating to the history of western Virginia and southeastern West Virginia, the Upper Potomac River basin, and particularly Elkins and Randolph County. There are three record series including subject files (boxes 1-4), miscellaneous research files (boxes 4-5), and family histories (boxes 5-16). Subject files are arranged alphabetically and cover many topics ranging from early settlement, the formation of cities...
Dates: ca. 1975-2015