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Canaan Valley (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

David Goff Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1027
Scope and Contents Papers of David Goff (ca. 1804-1878) of Beverly, West Virginia, an attorney and land promoter for Harrison, Randolph, and Tucker Counties. Goff became prosecuting attorney in 1835, served as a Colonel in the Virginia militia in 1844, was superintendent of Randolph County schools in 1853, served as a member of the Virginia Assembly, and was a West Virginia State Senator from Randolph County (1875-1877). The papers include correspondence; land papers, particularly, for Randolph County; court...
Dates: 1840-1878

Linda Cooper, Environmentalist, Canaan Valley Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3223
Scope and Contents These records document Linda Cooper's efforts to preserve the environment of Canaan Valley, WV, and to establish a National Wildlife Refuge there. These include reports, brochures, and other material regarding the development and creation of the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, correspondence, memoranda, and other material regarding the construction and development of the Davis Pumped Storage Project (a hydroelectric energy storage facility), and newspaper articles, newsletters,...
Dates: 1945-1995

Thompson Family of Canaan Valley, Business and Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4151

Business records and family papers of the Thompson family of Canaan Valley, WV. Includes genealogical information, correspondence, historical narratives, photographs, ephemera, currency, printed materials, business records, artifacts, and other material. See Scope and Content note for more information.

Dates: 1863-2002; Majority of material found within ca. 1880-1930