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Churches -- West Virginia -- Taylor County

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Foreman, Photographer, Glass Plate Negatives

Collection Number: A&M 4142
Scope and Contents Includes 88 glass plate negatives documenting subjects from Grafton and Taylor County, West Virginia from circa 1890-1925. Subjects include farming scenes, classrooms and schools, stores, bridges, tunnels, railroads, bands, rivers, home and town scenes, saw mills, industry, and churches and cemeteries. Four boxes contain the original glass plate negatives while one box contains the original sleeves for the negatives, including identifying information where present. Digitized copies of the...
Dates: circa 1890-1925

Central Freewill Baptist Newspaper, Volume 5, Number 11

Collection Number: A&M 0343

Four pages of volume 5, number 11 (February 1889) of the Central Freewill Baptist newspaper from Flemington, Taylor County, West Virginia. Includes articles on dancing, danger of electric distribution, General Harrison as an anti-saloon Republican, and prohibition. Also includes poetry and advertisement for West Virginia College.

Dates: 1889

Clay V. Miller Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1498

Correspondence, clippings, and printed material collected by the historian of Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church, Grafton, West Virginia. Subjects include Anna Jarvis and the Mother's Day movement and Andrews Church and Methodism in Taylor County. There are photographs of Ann M. Reeves Jarvis and her daughter, Anna. Correspondents include Anna Jarvis and Okey L. Patteson.

Dates: 1867, 1928-1952

Gary Weiner, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3038
Overview Autograph book (1872-1887) of Jennie Robinson of Clarksburg with inscriptions from her friends. A letter from Martha Perry of Staunton, VA (1 March 1888) to Jennie Robinson of Clarksburg, WV congratulating her on her upcoming wedding. Letters from the Neale family, relatives of Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson. A letter from Thomas Neale of Parkersburg (6 June 1833) to Lewis Maxwell of Lewis County inquiring about Thomas Jackson and his brother. A letter from W. R. Neale at Mossy Creek, TN (23...
Dates: 1773-1938

Middleville Baptist Church (Taylor County, W.Va.) Records

Collection Number: A&M 1442

Six record books for the Middleville Baptist Church in Taylor County, West Virginia, list pastors, deacons, church clerks, and members of the congregation from 1825 to 1984. Materials also include minutes of church business meetings, dates of church building renovations, and a list of the church's founding members.

Dates: 1825-1984

Mother's Day - Anna Jarvis

Collection Number: A&M 1358

Copy of Congressional resolution establishing Mother's Day and biographical sketches about the holiday's founder, Anna Jarvis. Also programs of Mother's Day observances from the Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church of Grafton, later the International Shrine to Motherhood, where the holiday was founded. Many of these programs contain historical sketches of the holiday and its founder. There is a program and facsimiles of the first observance.

Dates: 1908-79

Oak Grove Baptist Church Records

Collection Number: A&M 3096

Articles of faith, rules of decorum, meeting minutes, membership rolls, and a church history of a Taylor County church of the Regular Baptist denomination. The records reflect the problems and growth of a church which changed its name and location from Laurel Run to Oak Grove and part of whose records were lost in a fire. There is a record of this church belonging to the local Goshen Baptist Association whose most prominent member is the historic sister church, Forks of the Cheat Baptist.

Dates: 1853-1959

West Virginia Centennial Church History Project, Report Forms and Photographs

Collection Number: A&M 1667

A county-by-county collection of report forms, photographs, and histories of churches in existence for more than a century, assembled during the state centennial year.

Dates: 1950-1973