Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1563
Scope and Contents Correspondence of General Alfred Beckley and his wife Emily Craig. Several of the letters are by Beckley's mother from Lexington, Kentucky and comment on the Presidential election of 1832 in that state, the reception of President Jackson's in Lexington, 1832 the Cholera scourge, and local social affairs. The rest of the letters are concerned with family matters.
Collection Number: A&M.1215
Overview Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other papers, of a state senate minority leader, 1899-1901, prominent Fayette County lawyer, and Democratic committeeman. Subjects include Osenton's early life; his law training at Georgetown University; his election to the state senate as a "silver" Democrat; William Jennings Bryan's tour of West Virginia, 1908; the presidential election of 1908; and Champ Clark's battle for the Democratic nomination, 1912. The papers also include a collection of...
Dates: ca. 1847-1920
Collection Number: A&M.3040
Overview Correspondence, photos, postcards and memorabilia of a school teacher of White Days Creek and of his wife, Mary Corrothers Zinn. Most of the collection consists of correspondence and photos of Zinn's career in the U. S. Army during World War I. Zinn worked as a math school teacher and as a census taker in the Fetterman District of Taylor County. He spent the war in training at Camp Knox, West Point, KY in Battery E., 70th. Field Artillery Brigade, and he discusses in the letters the daily...
Collection Number: A&M.2564
Overview Photograph book of the Elk Horn Mining Corporation, titled "Inspection Trip of Directors and Their Friends of the Elk Horn Mining Corporation." The company was incorporated in Virginia on 17 July 1913 to mine coal in Kentucky. A brief description of railroads, coal, and mining operations is included.
Collection Number: A&M.1464
Scope and Contents Correspondence, business and legal papers, and Justice of the Peace documents of Felix G. Hansford, Kanawha County J.P., entrepreneur, and President of the Giles, Fayette, and Kanawha Turnpike. Subjects include the George Boxley slave plot, 1816; cholera in Louisville, 1833; Missouri and westward expansion, 1841; the Kansas struggle, 1858; Albert Gallatin's western lands; and the impact of John Brown's 1859 raids on the South. Correspondents include Albert Gallatin, J. M. Maury,...
Collection Number: A&M.3124
Overview Private journal of George K. Campbell of Athens County, Ohio, who served as an officer in Company B of the 116th. Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Gettysburg campaign and the summer, fall, and winter of 1863, when he saw service in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Campbell served detached duty as an escort officer for recruits and prisoners during the spring and summer of 1864 and visited New York, Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. He joined...
Collection Number: A&M.0601
Overview Letters to their family in Ohio from James M. Hartley and Thomas J. Hartley. James M. Hartley served in the Ohio 116th. Volunteer Infantry, Company B stationed during the Civil War at Romney, WV; Winchester, VA; Sharpsburg, MD; Martinsburg, WV; and Richmond, VA. Thomas J. Hartley was mustered into an unidentified Ohio regiment at Camp Ripley, OH and served in Stanford, KY and Nicholasville, KY. These letters, most being from James M. Hartley, reflect conditions in the U. S. Army in the field...
Collection Number: A&M.1113
Scope and Contents Typescript, "18th and 19th Century People, Couples, Family Groups, 'Bite of History', Sidelights of History" of early Virginia and Kentucky. Primarily names from county marriage registers.
Dates: 1958, 1959
Collection Number: A&M.2988
Overview A letter written to his parents in West Chester, Pennsylvania, describing his travels from Maysville, Kentucky to Natural Bridge, Virginia, on the way to Richmond, Virginia. Everhart vividly describes the conditions he experienced in travel by steamboat and stage and the mountain scenery he passed through. Sites mentioned are Guyandotte, Virginia, Charleston, West Virginia, White and Blue Sulphur Springs, and The Hawk's Nest.
Collection Number: A&M.2745
Overview Fourteen letters, thirteen from J.M. Vandeman of Adams Co., Ohio, a Union soldier in Co. B, 33rd Ohio Volunteer Company, 3rd Division, 9th Brigade, and one from W.T. and H.A. Wright of Webster City, Hamilton Co., Iowa. All are addressed to Miss S. Jane Vandeman in Adams Co., Ohio. The letters from J.M. Vandeman were written between 6 October 1861 and 25 December 1862; the letter from the Wrights is dated 1866. The letters of 1861-1862 were written from various locations in Ohio, Kentucky,...
Dates: 1861-1862, 1864, 1866