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Greenbrier County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Alex Welch Survey Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0832

This collection includes several papers of Alex Welch's survey business, 1786-1801. Surveys were done for William Hunter Cavendish, Adonijah Matthews, Warder, Parker, and Company and William Morrow. The geographical locations include several places in Greenbrier and Kanawha counties in Virginia.

Dates: 1786-1801

Belden, Walker & Company, Greenbrier County General Store, Records

Collection Number: A&M 3092

Papers and ledger of a Greenbrier Co. general store containing ledger entries for cloth, clothing, hardware and food items. The papers include inventories, receipts, contracts, correspondence and legal documents that pertain mostly to the indebtedness incurred by the company. Names mentioned are Hezekiah Belden, William Pettis, Edwin Porter, Samuel Price, Cyrus Walker, and Ezra Walker.

Dates: 1836-1845

Blue Sulphur Springs Land Survey

Collection Number: A&M 0549

A land survey of the property of the Blue Sulphur Springs Resort of Greenbrier County including land (24 acres), cabins, dining house and stables. Conducted by David Hanna, the survey was ordered by the Greenbrier County Superior Court in order to settle a transaction dispute regarding the sale of the property by Nancy Patterson and the heirs of James Patterson to Joseph Martin and Charles Carraway.

Dates: 1832

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

E.R. Fletcher Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2276

Miscellaneous papers of E.R. Fletcher of Lewisburg, WV. Includes letters, newspaper clippings, magazines, and photographs.

Dates: 1929, 1958, 1964

Greenbrier County Accounting Records

Collection Number: A&M 2245

One box of various papers such as receipts, diaries, account books, loan slips, etc. from a store or money lender, located in Greenbrier County, WV. Includes a small daily calendar for 1858, a small book listing small loan accounts, 1846; and a small account book for 1858. See the processing notes for a listing of names mentioned on the receipts and bills.

Dates: 1840-1919

Greenbrier County Formation Petition

Collection Number: A&M 3042
Overview A 12 x 20 facsimile of the petition for the formation of Greenbrier County, handwritten by John Stewart who is considered the "Father of Greenbrier County". The petition, signed by 75 settlers who were heads of households, requested that the state of Virginia form a new county to facilitate the handling of their land claims in a court of local jurisdiction. It cites the area of land, size of population, frontier conditions, and rugged terrain as a justification for the new county of...
Dates: 1777

Greenbrier County Land Grant

Collection Number: A&M 0783

Original land deed signed by Beverley Randolph, Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, 9 July 1787. The deed designates four thousand acres, in Greenbrier County, Virginia on the waters of the Gauley River to Jeremiah Warder, Jeremiah Parker and Richard Parker. The original seal of Virginia is inscribed on this deed. Original date of deed-November 28, 1781.

Dates: 1787

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Miscellaneous Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3683
Overview Miscellaneous records of Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Includes: 1) financial records (8 items, 1870-1921) such as receipts from various businesses including The Thomas Grocery Company (Lewisburg, West Virginia) (1916), Mason Bell (Lewisburg, West Virginia) (1921), and A.G. Handly and Company (a general store in Meadow Bluff, West Virginia) (1870), among others; 2) personal and business letters (4 items, 1895-1910) between Greenbrier County residents and others; and 3) legal papers (3...
Dates: 1857-1921

H. C. and Virginia R. Cabell, Papers of Greenbrier County Residents

Collection Number: A&M 2164

Papers of H. C. and Virginia R. Cabell, husband and wife, of Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Includes tax receipts for real and personal property, hotel licenses, and a tobacco retail license. Also includes a receipt for payment on a note by William A. Martin.

Dates: 1867-1907; Majority of material found in 1895-1899