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Schools -- West Virginia

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

American Missionary Society Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2224

Papers which relate to the American Missionary Society's Schools for Freedmen operated by the Society in Virginia and West Virginia. Includes correspondence, teacher's monthly reports, and the superintendent's monthly reports for West Virginia schools located at Harpers Ferry, Shepherdstown, Charles Town, Martinsburg, and Charleston.

Dates: 1848-1882

Civil War Soldier's Letter, Menu, and Campaign Ribbon

Collection Number: A&M 0900

A Civil War soldier's letter to his brother from Camp Hill, Harper's Ferry, (West) Virginia, 1863 February 28; a Christmas menu from Hill's Central Hotel, Parkersburg, West Virginia, ca. 1879; and a campaign ribbon from the West Virginia Democratic State Convention, Parkersburg, West Virginia 1892 July 27, the printing on the ribbon reads "Sweeney for State Supt. of Free Schools".

Dates: 1863, 1879, 1892

Ethel S. Stemple, Diploma and Certificate from Elliot Commercial School

Collection Number: A&M 4106

Two documents issued by the Elliot Commercial School of West Virginia to Ethel S. Stemple, a certificate of scholarship indicating that she was a student in the shorthand and typewriting department (ca. 1904) and the diploma issued to Stemple when she completed the shorthand course (1904).

Dates: 1904

Gravely and Moore Studio, Photography Business in Charleston, Negatives

Collection Number: A&M 2523
Overview Negatives and other material from the Gravely and Moore Studio of Charleston, West Virginia. The majority of items within the collection are cellulose acetate negatives; the collection also includes glass plate negatives, prints, two photograph albums, and other material, as well as a card catalog documenting business transactions with customers. The collection is organized into customer project files as established by the Studio; the contents of these files are stored in envelopes usually...
Dates: 1860s-1960s; Majority of material found within 1930-1945

St. John's Academy (Petersburg, W. Va.) Records

Collection Number: A&M 3766
Overview Records regarding St. John's Academy of Petersburg, West Virginia. St. John's Academy was founded by Dr. Arthur E. Krause to provide a four-year high school education for students in Grant, Hardy, and Pendleton counties. St. John's opened in 1921 and closed in 1933. An associated Junior College opened in 1931 and closed in 1933. Records include historical information concerning St. John's Academy and Dr. Krause; news clippings; alumni records; 15 issues of The Mountain Ripple, the Academy's...
Dates: 1925-1989