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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Edwin A. Smith, Author, Manuscript Regarding Helvetia, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 1346

Unpublished manuscript titled "Helvetia, the Swiss Land of West Virginia," by Edwin A. Smith. This collection consists of a photocopy of a typed document. The manuscript regards the history of Helvetia, a Randolph County community established in 1869 by a group of Swiss immigrants.

Dates: 1960

Jacob Anderegg, Helvetia Resident, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3009
Overview This collection contains a pamphlet and correspondence. Included is a typed copy of the oral account of Jacob Anderegg's life story. "Some Recollections from the life of Jacob Anderegg." Anderegg, born in Switzerland, 1851 July 12, immigrated to the United States on 1871 September 16 and became a settler of Helvetia, WV. Correspondence are by and to David Sutton, village historian for Helvetia, WV. These correspondence relate to Sutton's attempts to acquire the original handwritten version...
Dates: 1931-1985

Judy Family Genealogy

Collection Number: A&M 2749
Overview Genealogy of the Judy family extending back to the birth in Switzerland in 870 of Johann Von Glarus, who though born a slave, attained freedom and became knighted by Ludwig III who appointed him chief administrator of Glarus Canton. Another early prominent family member was Heinrich Von Schudi who as chief military officer to the royal court was bestowed (ca. 1100) an honorary title that became used as the family surname. The first members of the family to come to America were Martin and...
Dates: 1985