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Marlinton (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Glen L. Vaughn (b.1900) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2306

Correspondence, articles, clippings, pamphlets, and other papers of retired Naval Lieutenant Glen L. Vaughn. Includes the manuscript for Vaughn's autobiography, telling of his boyhood days in Marlinton, West Virginia, and his naval career.

Dates: ca. 1900-1970

Jacob Williamson Marshall (b.1830) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0054
Overview Papers of a livestock broker, farmer, and merchant of Mingo Flats, Randolph County, who was associated with John T. McGraw in the development of Marlinton and the purchase and sale of land, coal, and timber in neighboring Pocahontas County. There are some items of Civil War interest, while the bulk of the correspondence relates to the marketing of ginseng, beeswax, wool, venison, animal pelts, and farm machinery. There is significant correspondence relating to state politics and railroads....
Dates: ca. 1840-1900

Margaret Price Hoke Reminiscences

Collection Number: A&M 2361

A personal narrative entitled "Mistakes of My Life", prepared by Margaret Price Hoke of Marlinton, 1945.

Dates: 1945

Price Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0682
Overview Family papers, periodicals, newspapers, clippings, maps, and other materials of the Price family in Marlinton. Most of the papers are those of Andrew Price, a Marlinton attorney, including records of the law firm of Price, Osenton and McPeak. Other materials, ca.1901-1949, concern J.W. Price, a Marlinton physician. There are muster rolls of Company C, Sixty-second Virginia Infantry, C.S.A., from Pendleton County; and manuscripts of essays, verse, and historical articles written by Andrew...
Dates: 1813, 1900-1945

Works Progress Administration, West Virginia Publications

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...
Dates: 1937-1941