Shinnston (W. Va.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2054
Collection Number: A&M.3377
Overview One autograph book (3 1/4" x 5 1/4") with bas-relief illustration in faded gold of spider on a web against a burgundy background. Contains autographs of individuals from the Clarksburg and Shinnston areas.
Collection Number: A&M.1686
Overview Correspondence, speeches, essays, clippings, and account books of a Clarksburg lawyer, Republican state senator, and Harrison County local historian. Subjects include the history of Clarksburg and Shinnston; the Progressive Movement, women's suffrage, and prohibition in West Virginia; West Virginia Wesleyan College; West Virginia Historical Society; Methodism in Harrison County and the state; Methodist missions in Korea, China, India, the Philippines, and the United States; gristmills and...
Collection Number: A&M.3903
Overview Historical material compiled by Jack Sandy Anderson. Contains a land grant for land in Monongalia County, Virginia signed by James Monroe (1801; oversize); a typed copy of a Civil War-era letter from a Union soldier (1862); genealogical information; and other material. Also includes notes from the donor, which give context and sometimes genealogy of the items' owners. For contents list, see Scope and Content Note.
Collection Number: A&M.4195
Overview Records pertain to the local history and genealogy of North-Central West Virginia. The collection contains articles written by Jack Sandy Anderson and research he gathered. Types of material include photographs, articles, and genealogical materials (pedigree charts; records of marriage, births, and deaths; and detailed family lists; among others). Materials of note include family listings tracing lineages back to European Nobility and a Civil War discharge of Robert Rose Anderson.
Dates: ca. 1600-2011 and undated; Majority of material found within 2000-2008
James E. Royal, Worshipful Master of St. John's Masonic Lodge of Shinnston, West Virginia, Journal of Lodge Activities
Collection Number: A&M.4434
Scope and Contents Journal (9 in. x 14 1/2 in.) of James E. Royal during his term as Worshipful Master (head officer) of the St. John's Lodge No. 24 of Shinnston, West Virginia. The journal records meetings, events, and activities held by the lodge, including lists of officers and attendees. Newspaper clippings and programs regarding lodge activities have been pasted into the journal. The ledger contains 300 pages; of these, pages 1-149 and 214-223 have been used; there is also a newspaper clipping attached to...
Collection Number: A&M.0930
Collection Number: A&M.3640
Overview This sample book illustrates the different types of material that were printed, mostly in the 1920s, for individuals, organizations, and businesses in the Shinnston, West Virginia, and Marietta, Ohio, areas. Materials include advertising cards for various businesses (including auto garages, gas stations, banks, restaurants, beauty parlors, and shoe repair), personal business cards, coupons, menus, railroad schedules and timetables, bills of lading, receipts, envelopes and letterheads, and event...
Dates: 1917-1930; Majority of material found in 1920-1929
Collection Number: A&M.3874
Overview Photographs collected by Ray Alvarez of Fairmont, West Virginia. Includes negatives, tintypes, cartes de visite, cabinet cards, mounted photographs, photo postcards, and prints. Items include aerial views of Fairmont, unidentified portraits from studios in Fairmont as well as other locations in West Virginia and Pennsylvania, and photos of the aftermath of the Shinnston tornado in 1944. See Scope and Content Note for more details.
Dates: ca. 1850-1944