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Monongalia County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:

Thornton Tayloe Perry, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3192
Overview This microfilm version of the Thornton Tayloe Perry Collection held by the Virginia Historical Society contains historical material collected by Perry over a 30 year period. It concentrates upon western Virginia and West Virginia with particular emphasis upon the lower Shenandoah Valley and Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan counties of West Virginia. The microfilm was placed in the West Virginia Collection by the Virginia Historical Society under provisions of a National Historical...
Dates: 1732-1965

Tucker Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1410

Letters, receipts, and photographs of the Tucker family of Monongalia County. Two ledgers of a storekeeper, W.A. Tucker, contain entries of individual customers and business firms with corresponding types of payment, (cash, exchange, etc.). There is also a brief history of the early Tucker family in America and of George Tucker, A Revolutionary War veteran, who was the first to settle the family in West Virginia.

Dates: 1890-1985

Vaughn L. Kiger, Collector, Historical Photographs and Records regarding Morgantown

Collection Number: A&M 3950
Overview Historical and contemporary photographs and records collected by Vaughn L. Kiger, resident of Morgantown. The bulk of the collection pertains to Morgantown, West Virginia and the surrounding area. Includes correspondence, photographs, clippings, ephemera, printed material, artifacts, scrapbooks, artwork, architectural drawings, maps, broadsides, and other materials. Subjects include the history of businesses and individuals in Morgantown and the surrounding area, including the Lemley, Ley,...
Dates: 1784-ca. 2010s; Majority of material found within ca. 1880s-2010

Virginia 4th Militia, War of 1812 Records and Civil War Medical Exemption Certificates

Collection Number: A&M 3093

A monthly report and a subsistence account filed at the end of the War of 1812 for a Monongalia Co. militia unit stationed at Norfolk, VA. Mentioned are Capt. John Lantz, Lt. Col. Arch Woods and Lt. Peter Henkins. There are also certificates of medical exemption from the Civil War.

Dates: 1815, 1862

Virginia Land Office, Treasury Warrant Issued to Benjamin Johnston

Collection Number: A&M 3724

Virginia Land Office treasury warrant number 1777 issued to Benjamin Johnston, assignee of James Wood, for tract of 400 acres in the district of Monongalia, Yohogania, and Ohio [Counties] for sum of 160 pounds on 28 June 1782 (original copy).

Dates: 1782

Waitman T. Barbe (1864-1925) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0831
Overview Papers of the managing editor of the Parkersburg DAILY STATE JOURNAL, 1889-1895, editor of the WEST VIRGINIA SCHOOL JOURNAL, and member of the English faculty of West Virginia University, 1895-1925. The collection includes manuscripts of Barbe's published poetry and unpublished short stories, correspondence, notes, speeches, class lectures, illustrations for short stories drawn by John Rettig, a scrapbook of clippings of reviews and correspondence relating to Barbe's book, GOING TO COLLEGE,...
Dates: 1884-1930

Waitman T. Willey (1811-1900) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1361

Papers of Waitman T. Willey (1811-1900), one of the founders of West Virginia. This collection includes letters to Harrison Hagans outlining the varied nature of opposition to the New State in Congress and Willey's position on slavery; letter from the Quartermaster General requesting support of a reorganization bill; cards and social invitations; and obituary clippings.

Dates: 1862-1900

Waitman T. Willey Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0003
Overview Papers of Waitman T. Willey (1811-1900), lawyer, senator, and founding father of West Virginia. A resident of Monongalia County, Willey was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1850, the Secession Convention of 1861, the First Wheeling Convention of 1861, and the Constitutional Convention of 1871. He was U.S. Senator from the Restored Government of Virginia (1861-1863) and Senator from West Virginia (1863-1871). Includes several thousand pieces of incoming correspondence to Waitman...
Dates: 1820-1917

Walter and Osie Lewis Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2304
Overview Papers of Walter Dix Lewis (1891-1958), a carpenter and facilities worker, and Osie Grose Lewis (1891-1979), his wife, of Morgantown, West Virginia. The collection is divided into six series: Series 1. Letters, 1908, 1923, 1934-1979 and undated; Series 2. Diaries, 1927-1957; Series 3. Cards, 1940, 1951-1979 and undated; Series 4. Financial and Legal Materials, 1927-1978; Series 5. Family Material, 1960-1974 and undated; and Series 6. Printed Material, 1931-1977 and undated. Collection also...
Dates: 1908, 1923-1979 and undated; Majority of material found in 1940s-1970s and undated

Walter and Osie Lewis Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3816
Scope and Contents Papers of Walter Dix Lewis (1891-1958), his wife Osie Eleanor Grose Lewis (1891-1979), and their descendants. Includes correspondence (postcards, telegrams, letters), photographs, pay slips, sound recordings, motion pictures, and miscellaneous items.Series include:Series 1. Postcards; 1908-1985 and undated Series 2. Letters and Telegrams; 1913-1946 and undated Series 3. Photographs; circa 1890s-1996 (bulk undated) Series 4. Walter Lewis Pay Slips;...
Dates: 1908-2006 and undated