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Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

John D. Sutton Diaries

Collection Number: A&M 0430
Scope and Contents

Typescript copy of a diary concerning teaching and social life in the vicinity of Charleston and Dorchester, South Carolina, a journey by sea to Maryland, and travel by land to Alexandria, Virginia

Dates: 1792-1793

Lewis (1778-1843) and George W. (1804-1868) Summers Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1791
Overview Papers of Lewis Summers, a lawyer, businessman, member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1817-1818, delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention, 1829-1830, and his brother George W., a lawyer in Charleston, a judge, a member of the House of Delegates, 1830-1832, 1834-1836, the U.S. House of Representatives, 1841-1845, a delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1850, candidate for governor in 1851, member of the 1861 Peace Convention, and delegate to the Richmond...
Dates: 1828-1890, 1901, 1935

Lewis Donnally Diary

Collection Number: A&M 2880

Diary kept by Lewis Donnally, an attorney at Charleston, containing entries throughout the year, mainly concerns the weather and his fiancee, but mentions some current events topics, like McKinley's nomination.

Dates: 1896

Lewis Francisco Diary

Collection Number: A&M 0230

Diary and commonplace book with miscellaneous entries showing: types of employment in Parkersburg and Charleston; weather conditions; and prices of clothing, room and board, tools, and wages.

Dates: 1841-1865

Mullen Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1465
Overview Correspondence, bills, receipts, and memoranda books of Gordon, Gordon, Jr., Jacob, George H., and Mrs. F.R. Mullen of Charleston. Subjects include farming operations; the management of a small store in Kanawha County, West Virginia; Barboursville College; and the State Free Silver Headquarters. The collection includes letterheads, business cards, and calendars of Charleston mercantile establishments, ca.1877-1914; and some Ku Klux Klan papers, 1928, of Dr. A.G. Mullen of Galesburg,...
Dates: 1841, 1865-1932

Nathaniel V. Wilson Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 0509

Letters to Wilson at Farmville, Virginia, and Charleston, West Virginia, from members of his family at: the University of Virginia; Lewisburg, West Virginia; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Clarksville, Virginia. Includes references to family business affairs, the Ruffner-Donnally salt works at Charleston, purchase of slaves, and medical education in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1836 and 1844.

Dates: 1834-1850

Rush Meadows Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2147

Papers of Rush Meadows, a Charleston, West Virginia, mining engineer and mine operator, containing correspondence, maps, reports, and photographs on companies involved in coal, oil and gas production in Appalachia, the Rocky Mountain states, and Latin America.

Dates: 1901-1967

Teamsters Local 175, Scrapbook and Diary

Collection Number: A&M 2284
Overview A scrapbook and personal diary of Volney Andrews, one-time president of Local 175, covering the years 1938-1949. There is material on disputes over the legitimacy of the AFL and the CIO especially as it was reflected in state regional labor councils and jurisdictional struggles in West Virginia between the United Mine Workers of America and the Progressive Mine Workers of America. Also mentioned are political concerns such as elections, congressional investigations of labor and foreign trade...
Dates: 1938-1949

United States District Court, Western District of Virginia, Records

Collection Number: A&M 0481

Trial docket and minute book, 1843-73, and an indexed fee book, 1843-80, of the U.S. District Court at Charleston, West Virginia. The trial docket includes names of presiding judges, jury members and witnesses, and summaries of daily proceedings. The fee book itemizes court fees paid.

Dates: 1843-1880

Ward Engineering Company Archives and Manuscripts

Collection Number: A&M 2298
Scope and Contents Records of a Charleston, West Virginia, business which introduced to the western waters of the United States a new design of towboat whose essential features were water-tube boilers, multiple-expansion engines, and screw propulsion; thus replacing the traditional paddle wheel towboats that navigated the Ohio and Mississippi river systems. Charles Ward (1841-1915), a British engineer, who emigrated to Charleston in 1871, founded the industry and designed these new boats. This collection...
Dates: 1871-1977 and undated