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Harrison County (W. Va.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:

Armistead Abraham Lilly (1878-1956) Speeches

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1095
Overview Three speeches of A.A. Lilly, including the welcome address delivered at the Lilly reunion, 1949; Lincoln Day dinner speech delivered at Sutton, 1936; a speech delivered before the Republican convention in Charleston, presenting Senator Guy D. Goff for nomination as a candidate for president of the United States; and a memorial of the Kanawha County circuit court on the death of A.A. Lilly in 1956.

Ash and Purkey Families Genealogy

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Collection Number: A&M.3391
Overview Genealogy research records of the Ash family of Harrison and Doddridge counties, and the Purkey family of Taylor and Randolph counties. Includes family worksheets footnoted with sources, historical narrative, photographs, and original documentation in transcript and facsimile form. The majority of the collection is comprised of photocopies. Records assembled 1980-2000 by Sandra Delaney covering 1600s-1900s.

Attorney's Case Book

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Collection Number: A&M.0324
Overview Lists of suits, with judgments and costs, probably in Lewis or Harrison County, West Virginia, with information on the wills of John Morrill and several members of the Mason family.

Brown and Parsons Families Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.4127
Overview Papers of the Brown, Parsons, and other West Virginia families and residents. Includes correspondence sent to J. Slidell Brown, a Democratic state senator from Elkins (1916-1935); announcements and programs for reunions of the Brown family of Preston County (1913-1930); a deed and copies of maps of land in Springfield Township, Pennsylvania (1846-1893, undated); financial documents, mainly tax receipts, of the Lilley family of Mercer County (1873-1910); correspondence sent to members of the...

Carder Lowe and Company Daybook

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Collection Number: A&M.2054
Overview Daybook No. 3 of the Carder Lowe & Co. General Store at Shinnston, West Virginia. It contains records listing customers, merchandise sold, and monetary transactions.

Chapin Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0828
Overview Letters of Phineas Chapin (1792-1857), and other family members in Kentucky; Cincinnati, Ohio; and Clarksburg, West Virginia. There are: intimate sketches of the social life of Clarksburg in the first half of the nineteenth century; descriptions of a plantation house in Mississippi in 1860; and a few papers bearing on family business affairs, including cattle raising in Harrison County.

Charles Carpenter, Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2119
Scope and Contents This collection includes court case papers and exhibits from Taylor & Harrison Counties; deeds; title abstracts; one land grant; a coal lease for mining & stripping; one letter; and a genealogy chart for the Morgan family. The names of persons and organizations in this collection include Powell, Reuben, Henry, Benjamin, Burr & Grandison; Bayley, Charlotte; Baley, William, Newton, Payton & James; Roe, James & Jane; Cather, John &...

Charles Harmison Land Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0948
Overview Photostats of land papers, including deeds, abstracts, agreements, and surveys, for land in Hampshire and Harrison counties, West Virginia; and Harrison County, Missouri, 1755-1913.

Charles James Faulkner (1806-1884) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0934
Overview Papers of Charles J. Faulkner (1806-1884) and family. Charles J. Faulkner was a Martinsburg attorney, Virginia legislator, member of Congress, and ambassador to France during the James Buchanan administration. Includes business and land papers of James Faulkner of Baltimore, 1804-1811; letters to and papers of Charles J. Faulkner; a colored plat of a survey made for William McMurtrie [1786, Harrison, now Upshur County] along French Creek; and a Thomas Haymond survey plat in Harrison County, May...

Civil War Enlistment Records, Substitutions from Harrison County

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Collection Number: A&M.4021
Overview Records of men enlisted as substitutes and of men exempted from military service for providing a substitute. The records regard men mustered into the Union Army in Harrison County, West Virginia. Most of the records are written on official stationery and a few are handwritten. Records include dates of enlistment, names and physical descriptions of substitutes, names of exempted men, and signatures of a Provost Marshal or other officer.