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Petersburg (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

J. Keller Reid Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2884

A Civil War letter from William J. Delay, Camp Bridgewater, 22 March 1864, to his father asking about a transfer of goods and money. Several turn of the century receipts and an artist sketch book from Franklin, WV. Also photos of logging boom towns and rural scenes at the turn of the century in the Eastern Panhandle, particularly of Laneville, Tucker County and Petersburg, Grant County.

Dates: ca. 1864-1940

L.J. Forman Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0850
Scope and Contents

Routine office files of L. J. Forman, a Petersburg attorney.

Dates: 1894-1931

Petersburg White Water Weekend Records

Collection Number: A&M 3259
Overview Brochures, programs, and one broadside concerning the Petersburg White Water Weekend, an event of regional and national interest featuring canoe and kayak races in the South Branch Valley, an area encompassing the South Branch of the Potomac River within several West Virginia counties of the Potomac Highlands. Original materials are as follows: 1964 official program and broadside advertisement, 1968 brochure, and 1965 official program. Facsimiles are as follows: brochures for 1966, 1967,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-1971; 1964-2007

St. John's Academy (Petersburg, W. Va.) Records

Collection Number: A&M 3766
Overview Records regarding St. John's Academy of Petersburg, West Virginia. St. John's Academy was founded by Dr. Arthur E. Krause to provide a four-year high school education for students in Grant, Hardy, and Pendleton counties. St. John's opened in 1921 and closed in 1933. An associated Junior College opened in 1931 and closed in 1933. Records include historical information concerning St. John's Academy and Dr. Krause; news clippings; alumni records; 15 issues of The Mountain Ripple, the Academy's...
Dates: 1925-1989

Works Progress Administration, West Virginia Publications

Collection Number: A&M 4093
Overview West Virginia related publications of the Work Progress Administration, mainly consisting of Inventories of the County Archives of West Virginia prepared by The Historical Records Survey Division of Women's and Professional Projects, as well as inventories of federal archives in West Virginia, church archives, public vital statistics, and calendars of letters and papers. Also includes two folk studies of counties by the West Virginia Writers' Program. The Historical Records Survey was a...
Dates: 1937-1941