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Greenbrier County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

T.B. Camden Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0623
Overview Original appraisement and account book pertaining to the estate of John S. Camden, 1862-1881. There are two ledgers of T.B. Camden, a physician, covering his medical practice in sixteen counties, listing private accounts, cost of medical care, insurance claims, and statements of Camden's income, 1865-1907. There is a scrapbook of clippings, numerous broadsides, and correspondence on professional and political activities of Camden including letters from friends regarding his dismissal as...
Dates: 1862-1907

Thomas Creigh, Lewisburg General Store Ledger

Collection Number: A&M.3078
Overview Thomas Creigh, a Greenbrier County pioneer and land speculator, was a long-time Lewisburg merchant. Born 1766 in Ireland, he emigrated to Greenbrier Co. in the 1790s and became a relative through marriage of Col. John Stuart, a local prominent citizen. This ledger documents the trading activity of his general store and it is especially reflective of the bartering system which characterized much of the nineteenth century rural economy. Included in the front of the volume is an index of customers...
Dates: 1833-1841

Thomas W. Dixon, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1859
Scope and Contents Accounts of businesses and the Grange, in Alderson, W. Va. Include: Flash 1, 1872-1883, Alderson Presbyterian Church and Masonic Hall journal and day book. Flash 2, 1883-1887, cash book, bank account and journal, separate account for R. W. Gardner and R. J. Bell. Flash 3, 1897, 1898 day book record of fines and costs for cases listed as debits, rest of book is cash book listing people almost exclusively. Flash 4, in 4 parts, journal and ledger of Brights Mill, Alderson; in addition to standard...
Dates: 1872-1899

Thomas W. Dixon, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1918
Scope and Contents Three account books relating to Alderson, West Virginia First National Bank. They include the Security Register, 1920-1931; Check Register, 1927-1944; and the Collection Book, 1930-1948.

September 20, 1931, the bank closed its doors.
Dates: 1920-1948

Thomas W. Dixon, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1989
Scope and Contents Account book for general store, covering a six month period, with accounts listed from July 3, 1868. In addition to dates for each day of transactions, are names, merchandise purchased, and prices. Store was relocated to Peterstown, W. Va.
Dates: 1868

Thomas W. Dixon, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1995
Scope and Contents One book titled “Inward Delivery Book of the Adams Express Company,” used at the C & O depot, Alderson, W. Va., during the period Oct. 1, 1894- June 2, 1895.

Book includes lists of express items shipped, weights, descriptions, prices of shipment, dates, and persons receiving item.
Dates: 1894-1895

Thomas W. Dixon, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1855
Scope and Contents Xerox copies of the correspondence of William White, Cregan Cave (Greenbrier County) 1871-1897. William White (II) fitted himself to become a land surveyor, and for many years held the official position of surveyor of Greenbrier County. Letters relate to surveys and sale of several acres of land for George S. and John C. Knox and E. C. Halliday.Other letters relating to property and deeds are from G. W. Black, Elvira Fenton, J. R. Crawford, J. W. Watson, Dennis Landis, Lucy A....
Dates: 1869-1964

Thornton Tayloe Perry, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3192
Overview This microfilm version of the Thornton Tayloe Perry Collection held by the Virginia Historical Society contains historical material collected by Perry over a 30 year period. It concentrates upon western Virginia and West Virginia with particular emphasis upon the lower Shenandoah Valley and Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan counties of West Virginia. The microfilm was placed in the West Virginia Collection by the Virginia Historical Society under provisions of a National Historical Publications...
Dates: 1732-1965

West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2134
Overview Correspondence and business records while the company was operating near the present site of Cass. Subjects and topics covered are the Blackwater Lumber Company, Condon-Lane Boom and Lumber Company, Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad, Greenbrier River, logging, lumber agents, Martin-Lane and Company, railroads, J.L. Rumbarger Lumber Company, R.M. Sutton Company, Stearns Manufacturing Company, Saint Lawrence Boom and Manufacturing Company, S.E. Slaymaker and Company, timberlands, West Spruce Lumber...
Dates: 1892-1939

William D. Wintz, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2214
Overview A survey for a plot of land in Greenbrier County dated 1789, a map showing coalfields in the Kanawha Valley dated 1867, genealogies of the Chapman and McGlathlen families, and letters from M.M. Neely, Arthur Capper, and Walter F. George.
Dates: 1789-1960