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Bridges -- West Virginia

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

David Goff Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0983
Scope and Contents Papers of David Goff (ca. 1804-1878) of Beverly, West Virginia, an attorney and land promoter for Harrison, Randolph, and Tucker Counties. Goff became prosecuting attorney in 1835, served as a Colonel in the Virginia militia in 1844, was superintendent of Randolph County schools in 1853, served as a member of the Virginia Assembly, and was a West Virginia State Senator from Randolph County (1875-1877). The papers include manuscript letters and other papers concerning land transactions, slave...
Dates: 1841-1878, 1901-1904

Linda Blake, Collector, Wheeling Suspension Bridge Sesquicentennial Medal

Collection Number: A&M 3885

Commemorative medal celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the creation of the Wheeling Suspension Bridge.

Dates: 1999

Roland P. Davis, Engineer, Records regarding Bridges in West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 3881
Overview Records of Engineer Roland P. Davis, who was associated with the College of Engineering at West Virginia University, serving as a professor (1911-1932), and later as Dean (1932-1955). These papers document his work as a consultant, including work for the State Road Commission as a "Consulting Bridge Engineer". There are extensive records and photographs regarding bridges in West Virginia, including the New Martinsville Bridge, the Parkersburg suspension bridge, and others. There are also...
Dates: ca. 1955-1970

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1561
Overview Papers collected by Roy Bird Cook, a Lewis County native and Charleston pharmacist, who in his role as historian, researcher, and author, was a pioneering and effective advocate for the preservation of West Virginia history. This collection includes the papers he collected in connection with his research, including documentation of the Civil War in West Virginia, Stonewall Jackson and his family, and genealogy of North Central West Virginia, among other topics. Materials include letters and...
Dates: 1679-1984, undated; Majority of material found within 1840-1960