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Brooke County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Brooke County Archives

Collection Number: A&M.0043
Scope and Contents Case files and bound volumes of the Brooke County Court. There is a card file of a name and subject index to the case files. The collection includes an account book for general merchandise sold by John Connell, 1794-1796, in Wellsburg, and other private account books, 1845-1870. All items in this collection have been microfilmed.
Dates: 1776-1918

Brooke County Records

Collection Number: A&M.0981
Overview Miscellaneous manuscripts all of which pertain to Brooke County: an 1848 deed; an agreement between the Wellsburg and Washington Turnpike Company and Arthur and John Henderson and J. Scott for construction of a portion of the turnpike, 1833; records of the firms of Lewis and Hedge and William B. Lewis and Company, Wellsburg, 1892-1894; and four unidentified account books for general merchandise, flour, feed, farming, and mill repair accounts, 1787-1789, 1880-1890.
Dates: 1881-1895

C.H. Beall Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0318
Scope and Contents Correspondence, sheep breeding records, pictures of prize sheep, and other papers of the Beall family of Washington County, Pennsylvania, and Wellsburg, West Virginia. Includes material on the International Exhibition at Philadelphia in 1876; a Report of the West Virginia State Board of Central Managers, February 9, 1877; and samples of raw wool.
Dates: 1856-1906

C.H. Beall Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0257
Scope and Contents A print of the Beall farm in Brooke County showing homestead, residence, and sheepfold; and a Williams Wheeling Directory for 1864.
Dates: 1864 - n.d.

C.H. Beall Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0473
Scope and Contents Items from the farm of C. H. Beall, sheep farmer in Brooke County. Includes samples of raw and processed wool; a broadside advertising the sale of Merino sheep, 13 October 1872 on the Beall farm; five prints of prize sheep; and a list of sheep bred in 1907.
Dates: 1872-1907

Charles L. Campbell, Compiler, (b.1876), Typescripts

Collection Number: A&M.1314
Overview Typescripts compiled by a Wellsburg local historian, on the history of Holliday's Cove and the Hancock-Brooke County area. Subjects include prominent settlers, churches, schools, post office, toll roads, oil and gas wells, floods, gristmills, manufacture of gunpowder, iron and brick industries, newspapers, Indians, and the James Campbell and Alexander Morrow family genealogy.
Dates: ca. 1789-1956

County Highway Maps for West Virginia

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;...
Dates: 1937

J. S. Algeo, An Unpublished History of the Hazel-Atlas Glass Company, Typed Document

Collection Number: A&M.2514
Overview An unpublished history of the Hazel-Atlas Glass Company compiled by J.S. Algeo, completed in 1956. In 1885 this firm originated in Wellsburg, West Virginia, as the Hazel Glass Company and established, later, plants at Clarksburg, Grafton, Wheeling, and Washington, Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1885-1956

John C. Palmer Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0416
Overview The case book of a Wellsburg attorney containing debt proceedings, compensation, and tenancy transactions. Also his record book of farm lands sold in the Cross Creek District of Brooke County.
Dates: ca. 1900

John Morton Ledgers

Collection Number: A&M.2579
Overview Diaries, account books, and a surveyor's handbook belonging to John Morton, a farmer of Hollidays Cove, Brooke County, West Virginia. The surveyor's book includes lessons on logarithm, geometry, plane trigonometry, and surveying. The diaries and account books record Morton's life and significant events of the period. There is also an undated land deed, a property list of Morton's father, John Morton, and some genealogical information.
Dates: 1840-1902