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Moorefield (W. Va.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Confederate Army of the Northwest, Letter Book

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2965
Overview An 82 page manuscript order and letter book (29 July 1861-13 February 1862, Virginia) of the Confederate States Army of the Northwest detailing with the operations of the Cheat or Valley Mountain campaign of 10-15 September 1861 and the "Romney Campaign" of 9 January-5 February 1862, both unsuccessful efforts to dislodge Federal forces from the upper Potomac region and the earliest confrontation between Rosecrans, Jackson and Lee. This letter book gives some idea of the indefinite chain of...
Dates: 1861-1862

David L. Wilson Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0807
Overview Letters and business records of the mercantile establishment of David L. Wilson in Moorefield. Subjects covered include: property rentals, crops, labor costs and lumbering.
Dates: 1853-1899

Gottlieb Hutter and Sons, Tinsmiths, Account Books

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Collection Number: A&M.1588
Overview Account books of tinsmiths from Moorefield, West Virginia. Two day books (1858-1870, 1912-1919) list each day's activities. Seven account ledgers that date between 1861 and 1934 list type of work performed and the cost of the work. Also includes folder of miscellaneous receipts and notes.
Dates: 1858-1934

Hardy and Hampshire Counties, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1171
Overview Copies of Fairfax grants and surveys made or copied by James William Kuykendall, county surveyor; record of the town lots in Moorefield; extracts from Hardy and Hampshire County records; cemetery readings; muster roll of the McNeill's Rangers, 1861-1865; prospectus for Kuykendall family history, and local history items. The volume contains detailed records for Cunningham, Harness, Kuykendall, Parsons, and Van Meter families. Other records pertain to the Casey, Fisher, Hite, Hopkins, McMechan,...
Dates: ca. 1750-1922

Hardy County, Histories, Typed Document

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Collection Number: A&M.1072
Scope and Contents Bound volumes of Hardy County newspapers; a Rowell's American Newspaper Directory, 1875; and a typescript on the history of newspapers in Moorefield, written by R. E. Fisher. Newspapers and book transferred.
Dates: 1875-1941

Hardy County Histories Typed Document

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Collection Number: A&M.1144
Scope and Contents Typescript copies of "Frontier Cross-Section: A History of Morrefield and Hardy County" (after 1872) both written by the donor.
Dates: ca. 1949

Hardy County Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1745
Overview A travel journal, ca. 1857; a diary, 1941; survey records, 1894-1896; account books, 1788-1811 - 1891-1894; county and parish tax levies, 1800; a book of geographic terms and facts kept by Susan I. Branson in 1836; and a Branson family record book. People mentioned include Captain Eddie Rickenbacker. Places mentioned include: Cincinnati, Ohio; and, in West Virginia, Romney, Evansville, Clarksburg, Parkersburg, Coolville, Athens, Branch Mountain, Moorefield, Front Run Valley, Camp Branch Run,...
Dates: 1788-1941

Howard Sutherland Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2503
Overview A collection of 400 letters, cards, petitions, telegrams, printed, and other similar items received and sent by U.S. Senator and Representatives Howard Sutherland (1865-1950) of West Virginia. The papers are part of Sutherland's constituent mail and are all concerned with the question of woman suffrage. The period covered is 1914-1919, and correspondence regarding both the Bristow-Mondell House Resolution, considered in Jan. 1915, and the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, voted upon 5 June 1919, is...
Dates: 1914-1919

Lawrence Sherwood, Collector, Diaries

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Collection Number: A&M.0826
Overview Pocket diaries (1853-1854) of William M. Randolph, a farmer in Moorefield, West Virginia, and diaries (1861-1870) for Lettie Smith, a teacher in Grant and Tucker counties.
Dates: 1853-1854, 1861-1870

McNeill Hotel, Registers

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Collection Number: A&M.1097
Scope and Contents Register of guests, 1867-1870.
Dates: 1867-1870