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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

James R. Moreland Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0301
Overview Papers, photos, pamphlets and postcards of a prominent Morgantown attorney, financier and businessman, James Rogers Moreland. Included are drafts of books and articles by James R. Moreland about local and family history, in particular "Early Iron Industry in Cheat Mountains" and "My Father Another Country Lawyer." There are family histories and records about the Finnicum, Hawthorne, Huston, Lewis, Lyle, Moreland and Rogers families. There are also many items of World War I that especially...
Dates: 1904-1940

John A. Preston, Attorney and Politician, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3114

Correspondence, financial records, and insurance papers of Lewisburg attorney and politician, John A. Preston. Much of the collection deals with the 1901 fire at the Lewisburg Female Institute, for which Preston was a trustee and secretary-treasurer. Related A&M collections include those of Preston relatives, John J. Davis, John J. D. Preston, and Samuel Price as well as the Roy Bird Cook Collection.

Dates: 1880-1909

John W. Mason (1842-1917) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1888
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, photographs, and printed materials of John W. Mason (1842-1917). Mason was a circuit court and state Supreme Court judge, member of the Virginia State Debt Commission, and commissioner of Internal Revenue. The general correspondence contains personal and business letters, as well as manuscript speeches, notebooks, and reports. The period while Mason was circuit judge is particularly sparse. Also includes Internal Revenue correspondence consisting of about 8,500...
Dates: 1831-1928

Thaddeus Clark Noble of Claysville (Pa.), Business Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 3718
Overview Thaddeus Clark Noble (b. 1818) of Washington County, Pennsylvania, operated a general store in Claysville, Pennsylvania, from 1849 to the mid-1870s. Approximately 290 letters written in the late 1850s document the operations of Noble's store in western Pennsylvania and his relationship with frequent customers and wholesale dealers. Business correspondence is chiefly from other grocers and merchants. Letters primarily concern goods purchased from Noble and sold to him (flour, salt, molasses,...
Dates: 1856-1860