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Harrison County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 76 Collections and/or Records:

Harglo Glass Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 3117
Scope and Contents Correspondence, accounts and receipts of the Harglo Glass Company of Salem, WV. The Harglo Co. specialized in the manufacture of glass for lamps and lighting fixtures, in many cases a subcontractor for other glass and lamp manufacturers. Its products were marketed through its affiliate, Glass Products Co. of Salem, WV. The billing and correspondence is with other glass companies, shipping companies, glass mould and equipment manufacturers, and companies producing non-clear glass or coatings...
Dates: ca. 1950-1970

Harrison and Doddridge Counties, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1015
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, mainly from Doddridge and Harrison county, concerning marriages, deaths, family histories, letters from World War I service men, nurses, and from former residents who had moved, or gone to other states to teach, including a series of letters from L.P. Willis from the Phillippine Islands and Japan. Mr.Willis was employed as a teacher and Head Of the Bureau of Education in Japan, and the Phillipines for twenty years. Also, included in the collection are tax and school...
Dates: 1778-1955

Harrison and Doddridge Counties, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1018
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings, principally from Harrison and Doddridge county papers, concerning W. Va. Servicemen in World War I, weather and flood reports, and miscellaneous West Virginia Subjects. There are also some clippings from Parkersburg and various Ohio papers.

Dates: 1917-1950

Harrison County Court Records

Collection Number: A&M 1827

Records of the Harrison County court, including the first land entry book for the county (1784-1799), four court minute books (1797-1805).

Dates: 1784-1903

Harrison County Court Records, Case Involving John Hacker

Collection Number: A&M 4240
Scope and Contents

Court record dated 3 July 1809 for purpose of collecting debt of $10 and interest owed by William Greathouse to Adam Hickman.

Dates: 1809

Harrison County Court Records, Survey for Land in Monongalia County

Collection Number: A&M 4166

Copy of a survey dated 1785 for 400 acres of land in Monongalia County claimed by Robison Lucas. The copy dates from between 1812 and 1818 and mentions a conflicting survey made by Morgan Morgan in 1785. The copy is attested by Samuel Hanway, official surveyor of Monongalia County.

Dates: ca. 1812-1818

Harrison County Court Records, Two Plats of Downtown Clarksburg

Collection Number: A&M 4165
Overview Two plats of downtown Clarksburg, West Virginia, both of which were surveyed in 1822 to establish "prison rules". Plat dated 20 February 1822 includes an area of ten acres centered on the intersection of Main Street and Second Street. Surveyors include Richard W. Moore and Pearson B. Moore. Plat dated 19 April 1822 includes an area of ten acres containing the intersections of Main Street with First Street and Second Street surveyed by Richard W. Moore. Two additional documents describing the...
Dates: 1822

Harrison County Land Tax Lists

Collection Number: A&M 2344

Lists of delinquent lands and lots in Harrison County, (West) Virginia, 1833 (written 1834).

Dates: 1833-1834

Harrison County Militia Payroll

Collection Number: A&M 2660

This facsimile of a payroll for a Harrison County, Virginia militia unit, which was called to fight native Americans, shows the name, rank, commencement of service, time of discharge, length of service, and pay per month for 20 militiamen.

Dates: 1793

Harvey W. Harmer (1865-1961) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1686
Scope and Contents Correspondence, speeches, essays, clippings, and account books of a Clarksburg lawyer, Republican state senator, and Harrison County local historian. Subjects include the history of Clarksburg and Shinnston; the Progressive Movement, women's suffrage, and prohibition in West Virginia; West Virginia Wesleyan College; West Virginia Historical Society; Methodism in Harrison County and the state; Methodist missions in Korea, China, India, the Philippines, and the United States; gristmills and...
Dates: 1842-1961