Ministers - letters and papers.
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1678
Overview Correspondence of the Athey family of Tyler County, West Virginia, consisting primarily of ten letters written from Dudley and Austin Athey, brothers who served in the 11th West Virginia Infantry Regiment from 1863 to 1865. In letters to their siblings and parents at home, the Atheys describe their desire to visit home; their location on railroads or in camps at New Creek and Parkersburg, West Virginia; their health; and their desire to receive more letters from home. Letters from family...
Dates: 1863-1865, 1869
Collection Number: A&M.1247
Overview Biography by Cloyd Goodnight of Robert Richardson, a Disciples of Christ minister, educator, writer, physician, agriculturalist, and member of the Bethany College faculty. The manuscript contains long extracts from Richardson's correspondence and daybook. Correspondence and daybook.
Dates: ca. 1930
Collection Number: A&M.2603
Overview Diaries written by Rogers for the years 1870-1871, 1874, 1876-1878, 1890-1902 which describe weather conditions, farm operations, his ministerial duties, and purchases for the farm and household. Ordained to preach by the Ebenezer Baptist Church in 1859, he served this as well as fourteen other churches in Preston, West Virginia, and adjoining counties. Included is a book of sermons with notes on biblical passages.
Collection Number: A&M.2937
Overview Minister's record book containing the 1930 account of the Salem First Baptist Church. Also a list of marriages performed, sermons given, and prayer meetings organized. An extensive listing of funerals attended and performed with a complete list of the deceased.
Collection Number: A&M.1902
Overview Correspondence of Enoch Rector, a Baptist minister in Ohio and in Wood and Wirt counties, West Virginia. Subjects include land sales, Western Virginia Education Society, Rector College, family affairs, and Rev. Joshua Bradley's work. There are pamphlets and typescripts on Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Wood County.
Dates: 1824-1853, 1916, 1966
Collection Number: A&M.4474
Overview Photocopy of a typescript written in 1907 by Flavius Josephus Cather regarding both his life and the history of the Cather family. Includes genealogy of the Cather family.
Collection Number: A&M.1170
Overview Account book of Matthew Wallace, a Mill Point, West Virginia, physician, containing notes, a list of medical books, and the medical account of George B. Moffett; sentiment book of Anna McNeel Wallace, 1883-1886; and typescript copies of a sermon and journals, 1786-1788, of John Smith, a Methodist circuit rider, pertaining to his labors on the Greenbrier, Redstone, and Holston circuits.
Collection Number: A&M.1942
Overview Pamphlets include Henry Ruffner's antislavery pamphlet, 1847, and his Union speech, 1856. Subjects of the manuscripts and correspondence include family history; travel; Kanawha Salt Works; schools in Virginia and Kanawha County; Lane Seminary Library; Presbyterian Church; slavery, coal, gas, iron, and timber; Johns Hopkins, Washington and Lee, Harvard, Hobart, Cornell, and Hampden-Sydney colleges; Greenbrier County; Alabama; election of 1904; University of Virginia; Kanawha Valley floods;...
Collection Number: A&M.0232
Overview Diary of a Methodist Protestant Church itinerant minister in northwestern Virginia. The volume contains daily entries from 24 September 1859, through 6 February 1860. Also listed are the churches in his charge to 1868, including Laurel Lick, Harmony, Bethel, Harrisville circuit, Fairview, Sanko, and Middlebourne. Entries from 23 January to February 1860, are made in Washington County, Pennsylvania. On 2 September 1858, McCormick was received into the Western Virginia Conference and was assigned...
Dates: 1859-1860, 1868
Collection Number: A&M.0064
Overview Records of marriages, 1816-1867, performed by the Reverend William Welch, Mineral County, West Virginia; Civil War typescripts, including "Capture of Generals Kelly and Crook," by Capt. Jesse C. McNeill, and "Capture of a Railroad Train," by John T. Peerce. There are scrapbooks on South Branch Valley history, and account books for grain, carding, and other activities in Morgantown. There are also clippings and photographs.
Dates: ca. 1816-1900