Grant County (W. Va.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.4479
Content Description Highway maps for the 55 counties of West Virginia created in 1937. They are in two tones (blue on white), in varying dimensions (including items in the range of 36 in. x 36 in. to 36 in. x 58 in., etc.), and scaled to 1 inch equaling 1 mile. Features indicated on the maps include: roads (US, primary state roads, secondary state roads); state, county, district, and corporate lines; railroads; streams; parks and forests; highway bridges; county seats; cities and villages; lodges; farms;...
Collection Number: A&M.0634
Overview The papers of Elvin Lycurgus Judy (1870-1954), a Petersburg attorney and author of HISTORY OF GRANT AND HARDY COUNTIES, WEST VIRGINIA (Charleston, 1951). These papers, mainly research files used in the writing of the county history, consist of copies and originals of correspondence, land records, census and military records, and genealogical information for the eastern Panhandle counties, Monongalia County, and the border counties of Virginia and Maryland. Material covers the years 1756-1949.
Dates: ca. 1949
Collection Number: A&M.1619
Scope and Contents Justice dockets for Milroy District, Grant County. Collection contains twelve volumes dating from 1865 to 1923. For a list of the justices and dates of each volume see control folder.
Collection Number: A&M.0358
Scope and Contents Case book of Henry Feaster, Justice of the Peace of Grant Township in Grant County for years, 1870-1873.
Collection Number: A&M.1180
Overview Papers of a land surveyor from Hardy County include family and business correspondence, 1888-1926; letters from George Benson Kuykendall on family genealogy, 1911-1914; Kuykendall's correspondence as a member of the county board of education, 1908-1915; account books, diaries, surveying notes, Sunday school class book, 1876-1923; and plats, surveys, and deeds of land in the Hardy-Grant County area.
Collection Number: A&M.3833
Overview West Virginia land records, including receipts for fees paid, surveys, certificates of survey, land patents, grants, plats, correspondence and other material. Some of the records are copies rather than official documents. The records are sorted by the names of buyers and stored in envelopes. Recorded to the fronts of the envelopes is information relevant to their contents. See "Scope and Content Note" for further information.
Dates: 1865-1896; Majority of material found within 1867-1868
Collection Number: A&M.0826
Overview Pocket diaries (1853-1854) of William M. Randolph, a farmer in Moorefield, West Virginia, and diaries (1861-1870) for Lettie Smith, a teacher in Grant and Tucker counties.
Dates: 1853-1854, 1861-1870
Collection Number: A&M.1839
Overview Handwritten journal of the Oakland District Conference, 1895-1910. The district includes Preston and Tucker counties in West Virginia, also western Maryland and bordering areas of Pennsylvania.
Collection Number: A&M.1323
Overview Record book of a Grant County, West Virginia, church organized by settlers sometime prior to 1791. These records, which are almost entirely in German, list baptisms, membership, confirmations, deaths, and births. (For typescript English translations, see Historical Records Survey, Grant County, Box 33.).
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, 1969,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-1971; 1964-2007