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Monongalia County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:

Monongalia General Hospital, Nursing School Records

Collection Number: A&M 3181

The microfilm is the only existing copy of the records of the student nursing program at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown. The records, alphabetized by student name, document cases handled by the student nurses. The microfiche duplicate the microfilm version.

Dates: 1926-1960

Monongalia Historical Society Records

Collection Number: A&M 0722
Scope and Contents Records regarding the history of Monongalia County, West Virginia.Boxes 1-14 contain: clippings and miscellaneous printed materials relating to Monongalia county history; genealogical compilations and correspondence relating to the genealogy of Monongalia county families, prepared by Thomas Ray Dille; business correspondence of the society, 1924-1927; correspondence and records of the West Virginia Historical Society, ca. 1925-1931; miscellaneous court records, family letters and...
Dates: 1827-1935; Majority of material found within 1925-1935

Monongalia Historical Society, Records

Collection Number: A&M 1310
Scope and Contents

Minute book includes a record of the organization of the society and the constitution and the by-laws. Included with the volume is a typescript entitled: “Spots in Monongalia County School History (1837-1847).”

Dates: 1924-1949

Monongalia Historical Society Records

Collection Number: A&M 1060
Scope and Contents

These papers include a few letters to Dr. Eldon B. Tucker, Jr., President, on historic preservation, some brief genealogical material and a few news clippings.

Dates: 1953-1956

Mrs. Charles Morgan, Collector, Morgan Family Land Records

Collection Number: A&M 3562
Overview Land grants, deeds, and a survey of the lands of Evan Morgan. Documents include: a 1791 grant for lands in Monongalia County, contracted by the Governor of Virginia, Henry Lee; an 1827 land indenture - deed regarding a transaction between Evan Morgan, James Johnson, and Benjamin Jacobs, referencing 50 acres along Booth's Creek in Monongalia County; an 1840 land deed recording the transfer of George McCall's land in Monongalia County to Thomas Morgan; a survey of land on Cobuns Creek in...
Dates: 1781-1876

Mrs. J.D. Fletcher, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1073

Correspondence of Martha Brand Wolfe and Charles M. Wolfe, who operated a small farm at Morgantown. The papers include some old Monongalia County land deeds of Charles I. Brand; letters from evangelists Dr. R.E.L. Jarvis and Dr. Edward D. Fellers, together with letters of Mrs. Wolfe on religion. There are also Christmas cards, local news clippings, two Brand family autograph albums, family photographs, and a newspaper clipping book, 1881-1905.

Dates: 1857-1954

Mrs. Lawrence M. Cox Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1206
Scope and Contents Genealogical records compiled and collected by Mrs. Cox include correspondence, Revolutionary War records of Monongalia County veterans, Bible records of various West Virginia families, and the records of the Thomas Cox, James Curtis, George Dement, John Devore, Lewis Frankenberry, Dennis Springer, Joseph Bennett, John Burrough, Ulwrick Hostetter, Samuel Hyman, James Coburn (Cobun), Daniel Vanata, David Wherry, Whitham, and Jacob Wolfe families. The collection also includes the diary of J.H....
Dates: ca. 1816, 1859, 1924-1940

Mrs. Louise Morris, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1808
Scope and Contents Materials Collected by Mrs. Louise Morris, genealogist and authority on local history. The collection includes a notebook kept by J. H. Wherry, a student at Jefferson College, Pa., in 1859; a genealogy of the DeVaul, Haun, [F]ast families of Marion and Monongalia counties, 1817-1957; an essay on "Immigration" by George Whitham, 1896, favoring immigration restriction because of the increased number coming from " the Latin races of southeastern Europe;" land surveys from dead books, 1827-1933,...
Dates: 1859-1964

Nathaniel Cochran Documents

Collection Number: A&M 2741
Overview Land grant to Nathaniel Cochran, Monongalia County, West Virginia, for 150 acres dated 20 April 1784, signed by Governor Benjamin Harrison and a grant for 100 acres dated 15 April 1793, signed by Governor Henry Lee; appointment of Nathaniel Cochran as Captain of the First Battalion of the Seventh Regiment, Virginia militia, dated 8 May 1802 and signed by Governor James Monroe; note signed by Cochran et al. volunteering service to the Virginia Militia; and an undated list of men in Nathaniel...
Dates: 1784, 1793, 1802, 1807

Noah Henderson (Monongalia County, W.Va.) Financial and Legal Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0787
Scope and Contents Personal papers of Noah Henderson of Monongalia County, West Virginia, consisting mainly of incoming correspondence and financial and legal documents from 1859 to 1926. Collection chiefly contains deeds, state and county tax receipts, a survey and plat, and oil and gas lease documents from the 1860s to the 1900s. Other financial documents from 1910 to 1926 relate to bank accounts and settlement of Henderson's estate after his death in 1920. Letters from relatives in the 1890s and 1900s...
Dates: 1859-1926