Mineral County (W. Va.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
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;...
Collection Number: A&M.0050
Overview Business papers of a Keyser attorney who was judge of the sixteenth judicial circuit, 1904-1920; member of the West Virginia Legislature, 1895-1896 and 1901-1904; and a member of many educational, commercial, and financial boards in Mineral County. Correspondents include John J. Cornwell, H.G. Davis, A.G. Dayton, S.B. Elkins, and Cecil B. Highland.
Collection Number: A&M.3782
Overview Receipts for business of the Hampshire County Court, ca. 1852-1857 collected by Hugh Parrill, Deputy Sheriff. They were stored in a cloth filing system designed and used by Parrill. The receipts, on small slips of paper, document monies collected by the Court for taxes and other transactions involving court cases, land and other property, and the local militia.
Collection Number: A&M.2034
Overview A collection of court records, genealogies, historical sketches and other materials relating to Hampshire and Mineral counties in West Virginia and surrounding areas in Virginia and Maryland. Subjects include a naturalist description of the area and an early history of the region including Indians, white settlement, the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. There is material on the Civil War and World War I and World War II veterans.
Dates: ca. 1700-1950
Collection Number: A&M.3752
Overview One photograph album of 39 pages containing 40 photographs apparently created by a resident of Keyser, Mineral County, West Virginia, on evidence of the numerous cabinet cards produced by photographers in that city. Although the creator of the album is unknown, many of the pictures have identifications and dates; the subjects of these photos in some cases have been verified as residents of Keyser. These subjects are apparently family and friends of the album's creator.
Dates: ca. 1880-1900
Collection Number: A&M.1489
Overview Deeds and farm account books of John, James, Thomas, Richard, and George Sloan, farmers and stockbreeders from Burlington, Mineral County. One volume is an inventory of the debts due to the estate of Edward Taylor, deceased partner of Alfred Taylor in the operation of a tannery, 1835-1839. Photocopies. Material covers the years 1757-1839.
Collection Number: A&M.5232
Scope and Contents Records of the WVU Extension Service. Collection includes instructional booklets on cooking, decorating, and sewing from the 1910s to the 1960s, materials on rural electrification in West Virginia in the 1930s, annual conference programs, and materials on incomes and family budgets. Also includes materials relating to the Farm Woman's Club in West Virginia, studies of school children during the 1940s, and studies of cost of living in rural areas during World War II. There are historical...
Dates: ca. 1910-1980
Collection Number: A&M.3230
Overview Genealogy research papers compiled by W. Guy Tetrick and his son Willis G. Tetrick, Jr. The Tetricks were from Harrison County and the material in the collection mainly regards families of Harrison County and north central West Virginia. The collection contains mostly original genealogical compilations and family histories. It also contains personal and business correspondence; financial records; publications regarding local and state history; newspapers and news clippings; obituaries, cemetery...
Collection Number: A&M.4093
Overview West Virginia related publications of the Work Progress Administration, mainly consisting of Inventories of the County Archives of West Virginia prepared by The Historical Records Survey Division of Women's and Professional Projects, as well as inventories of federal archives in West Virginia, church archives, public vital statistics, and calendars of letters and papers. Also includes two folk studies of counties by the West Virginia Writers' Program. The Historical Records Survey was a project...
Writers' Program in West Virginia, Records Regarding Mineral and Hampshire Counties and Other Material
Collection Number: A&M.0183
Overview The Writers' Program was a federal New Deal program (1935-1942) that employed jobless individuals with literary and writing skills for the purpose of researching and recording a broad assemblage of information regarding their states and local counties. This collection contains some of the records of the West Virginia division of the Program (the bulk of which are in A&M 454), including material regarding Mineral and Hampshire Counties, as well as Berkeley, Grant, Hardy, and Pendleton...
Dates: ca. 1820-1940