Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3639
Overview Bills of lading for Ohio River packet boats, most traveling through Wheeling. Other Ohio River destinations include: Bellaire, Clarington, Marietta, and Matamoras, Ohio; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and New Martinsville, Parkersburg, Proctor, Sistersville, and Wheeling, West Virginia. Steamers include: Ben Hur, Emma, John Lowry, Liberty, Matt F. Allen, New Courier, Richmond, Royal, Ruth, Sawyer, and Telegram. Goods transported include: beeswax, cakes of ice, eggs, a freezer, melons, piston rods,...
Dates: 1884-1916; Majority of material found within 1884-1894
Collection Number: A&M.2207
Scope and Contents The official logbook of a cargo vessel which traveled up and down the Ohio River between Marietta, Ohio and Ravenswood, W.Va. The log covers a three month period, October to December, 1883. The log records the stops that were made on each run, the kinds of items that were being transported, and to whom cargoes were delivered.
Collection Number: A&M.1253
Collection Number: A&M.1406
Scope and Contents Letters of a West Virginia River Captain to his daughter, 1877-1885; papers of Captain Edward B. Cooper, 1879-1891, Master of the Steamer Sonoma operating between Ravenswood and Parkersburg; bills of lading and miscellaneous papers, 1891-1930, 1955; log book of the Steamer Victor, 1932, operating out of Ashland, Kentucky for the Ashland Oil Company; and a log book of the Steamer Greenbrier, 1939, operating on the Ohio and Kanawha rivers.
Collection Number: A&M.1409
Collection Number: A&M.1417
Scope and Contents Receipts and bills of lading for merchandise shipped on the Batchelor, C.W. Anderson, Sallie J, Cooper, and the Sonoma. There are also freight bills from the New York, Lake Erie & Western Railroad Co., and the Ohio River Railroad Co.
Collection Number: A&M.1548
Scope and Contents Bills of lading from the Ohio River Transportation Company, Wheeling Wharf Boat Company, Parkersburg Rig & Reel Company, Shippers Packet Company Lines, and G. M. Beaver, steamboat agent and wharf boat proprietor, Sistersville.
Collection Number: A&M.0650
Scope and Contents Five receipts for payment of freight by Mallory and Company 1870; Sam Johnson, 1876 and 1879; Jason Furgison, 1878; and Charles Williamson 1885. Shipments made to Long Reach, W.Va., Furgison and Morgans Landing, of stoves, salt, barrels, cement, marble and hay, on steamers New State, Wheeling, Marietta & Parkersburg Packet; Salt Valley, Ironton, Huntington, Pomeroy, Parkersburg, Marietta, Wheeling and Pittsburg Packet; Welcome, Wheeling and St. Mary's Tri-weekly Packet; and Emma Graham of...
Collection Number: A&M.0685
Overview A scrapbook of newspaper clippings, with manuscript notes, prepared by Willis DeHass, historian and author. The clips, mainly from Pittsburgh and Cincinnati papers, deal with the Monongahela and Ohio and other Ohio Valley rivers, steamboats, bridges, canals, dams, and levees. Mention is made of the Pittsburgh and Connellsville Railroad, 1868.
Dates: ca. 1868-1879