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Wellsburg, W.Va.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 10 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

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

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

J. S. Algeo, An Unpublished History of the Hazel-Atlas Glass Company, Typed Document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Overview An unpublished history of the Hazel-Atlas Glass Company compiled by J.S. Algeo, completed in 1956.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

Julia C. Polsley Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M.1509
Overview Scrapbook of Julia C. Polsley, "Sunny Side," Point Pleasant, containing clippings on the career and death of her father, Daniel W. Polsley, editor of the Wellsburg TRANSCRIPT, lieutenant governor of the Reorganized Government of Virginia, judge of the Seventh Judicial District, and member of the Fortieth Congress.
Dates: 1879

Robert T. Moore Records

Collection Number: A&M.0982
Overview A ledger, receipts, notes, and account statements for the general merchandise retail business of Robert T. Moore, Wellsburg, 1797-1826. Also, several account statements for the wholesale and retail meat business of George M. West, Wellsburg, 1909.
Dates: 1797-1826, 1909

S. George Company Flour Sack Collection

Collection Number: A&M.4206
Overview Seven original paper freight shipping bags printed by S. George Company of Wellsburg, West Virginia. All are 25 lb. flour sacks labeled for the Voigt Milling Company of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Contains a bag for Voigt's Cream Flake Flour with a note on the label "Emergency Quality Milled in accourdance with War Food Order No. 144" (suggesting it was made in the 1940s during World War II), Voigt's Crescent Flour for Bread and Pastry, Voigt's Crescent Brand White Frost Flour, Voigt's Crescent...
Dates: undated

S. George Company Records

Collection Number: A&M.2799
Overview Includes appraisals, tax records, employee earning records, account books, and labor records, of the S. George Company, paper sack manufacturers, of Wellsburg, West Virginia. See contents list in control folder. See also paper sacks in A&M 4206, and A&M 3868, Printmaker Clifford Harvey's Mill Sack Advertising Art from the S. George Company.
Dates: ca. 1900-1975

Samuel Jacob Financial Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0792
Overview Financial papers of Samuel Jacob of Wellsburg, West Virginia. Loose financial documents chiefly include receipts and bills from 1824 to 1921 (bulk 1824-1899). Receipts are for a wide variety of items, including textiles (muslin, calico, and gingham), food (coffee and pepper), and household items (latches, screws, glass, comb, nails, and twine). Materials also include financial documents related to the estate of John Shryer, 1839-1842, and pages from the herd book of F. H. Jacob. Collection also...
Dates: 1824-1921; 1824-1899