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Historic preservation

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Barbara Howe, Professor, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3469

Papers of Barbara Howe, Professor of History and Director of the Women's Studies Center, documenting her extensive professional activities within West Virginia University and the WVU community involving history and women's concerns. Also contains addenda of 2012/01, 2013/02, 2014/05/03, and 2014/06/10. These addenda include newsletters, photographs, correspondence, and other material. See "Scope and Content Note" for details.

Dates: 1900-2014

Emory L. Kemp Papers regarding Industrial History

Collection Number: A&M 4230
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials from Dr. Emory L. Kemp’s career of researching, documenting, and preserving historic structures. Kemp was a practicing civil engineer from 1952-1959, then taught civil engineering, historic preservation, and the history of technology from 1962-2003 at West Virginia University. He served as an expert consultant for the preservation of many historic engineering structures, including bridges, waterways, and mills. He also published regularly and remained...
Dates: 1735-2021

Institute for the History of Technology and Industrial Archaeology Records

Collection Number: A&M 3936
Scope and Contents Records of the Institute for the History of Technology and Industrial Archaeology (IHTIA), an organization affiliated with West Virginia University, including reports and research papers regarding the history of industrial technology and preservation of historical sites, particularly within West Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic region. This collection also includes photographs, negatives, and photo mechanical transfers of historical sites in these regions. For a more complete list of IHTIA...
Dates: 1875-1930s, circa 1980-2005; Majority of material found within circa 1980-2005

Jonathan M. Heck, Documents Regarding the Heck-Andrews House

Collection Number: A&M 2206
Overview This collection contains material regarding the Heck-Andrews House in Raleigh, North Carolina, including an application for its placement on the National Register of Historic Places. The collection includes two partial copies of the nomination form, a photocopied image of the house, and a typescript biographical sketch of Jonathan M. Heck, the original owner of the house. Heck was a native of Morgantown, West Virginia and fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War. For further...
Dates: ca. 1971

Monongalia Historical Society Records

Collection Number: A&M 1060
Scope and Contents

These papers include a few letters to Dr. Eldon B. Tucker, Jr., President, on historic preservation, some brief genealogical material and a few news clippings.

Dates: 1953-1956

New River Symposiums Proceedings

Collection Number: A&M 3393
Overview Compact disc of a searchable database of 1200 facsimile pages of New River Symposium Proceedings dating from 1982-1999. Articles in the Proceedings discuss the natural and cultural features of the New River region of West Virginia, including the following topics: botany, Civil War, coal mining, environmentalism, folklore, folk music, geology, Green Sulphur Springs, historic preservation, iron industry, native Americans, railroads, rivers (Bluestone, Gauley, New), transportation, and Mary...
Dates: 1982-1999