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Monongalia County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:

Charles G. Baker (1890-1982) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1294

Instructions to the grand jury and opinions of the judge of the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit (Monongalia County).

Dates: 1929-1936, 1945, 1952

Chestnut Ridge Camp Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 2241

A scrapbook kept by Agnes Peebles, a counselor at a summer camp for underprivileged children, many from Scotts Run. Although run by the Presbyterian Church, the camp was secular in nature and open to youth of all faiths. Includes photographs, sheet music, letters, and reports; also includes reference to a lecture by a visiting German Jew on conditions in Germany.

Dates: 1940-41

Churches of Monongalia County History

Collection Number: A&M 0818

Material prepared by Dr. and Mrs. Gideon S. Dodds, Morgantown, including photographs of 141 church buildings, and a typescript, "A Historical Survey of the Churches of Monongalia County, West Virginia".

Dates: 1954

Cleaver Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1945
Scope and Contents Facsimiles of historical documents. Land grant to William Cleaver and others for 1,000 acres on the Monongahela River, 1782; certificate for money due B. Cleaver for service in the Virginia Militia, 1783; affidavits concerning the military service of William and Benjamin Cleaver, 1774-1782, in Dunmore's War, at the Falls of the Ohio, and on General George Rogers Clark's expedition against the Indians, including the Shawnee. There is also a petition, 1777, by residents of the Tygart Valley,...
Dates: 1777-1833 (facsimiles), 1969

Clement Ross Jones (1871-1939) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1173
Scope and Contents Personal and genealogical papers of the Dean of the WVU College of Engineering from 1911 to 1932. The papers deal with academic pursuits including the controversy over the reorganization of the Engineering College in 1931-32, and his social and professional activities. Four boxes contain genealogical notes and history on some of the first Ohio Valley families including the Wickliffe, Harden, Monroe, Gambrill, and Jones families. For detailed listing of the collection see the inventory...
Dates: 1890-1932

Coal Mining Disaster Reports Collection

Collection Number: A&M 4203
Overview Mine disaster reports, official hearing reports, and hearing and inquest transcripts (1938-1967). Most of the mine disaster reports were created by inspectors from the West Virginia Department of Mines, and some of them involved federal inspectors. Other reports were created by the United States Bureau of Mines and the West Virginia Department of Mines Coal Mine Safety Board of Review. Also includes volumes 3 through 8 of the Decisions of the Interior Board of Mine...
Dates: 1938-1977

County Highway Maps for West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 4479
Content Description Highway maps for the 55 counties of West Virginia created in 1937. They are in two tones (blue on white), in varying dimensions (including items in the range of 36 in. x 36 in. to 36 in. x 58 in., etc.), and scaled to 1 inch equaling 1 mile. Features indicated on the maps include: roads (US, primary state roads, secondary state roads); state, county, district, and corporate lines; railroads; streams; parks and forests; highway bridges; county seats; cities and villages; lodges; farms;...
Dates: 1937

Courtney Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3386

Papers of the Courtney family documenting mostly land sales in Monongalia County, Virginia (1825-49). There is also the will (1835) of John H. Courtney, and a five-page letter (1863) from Iowa recording a local opinion regarding the Civil War, slavery, and related topics. Total of 15 documents.

Dates: 1825-1863

Courtney Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1629
Overview Papers of a Monongalia County, West Virginia, farm family residing near Maidsville include: the farm account books of John and John J. Courtney, 1831-1877; family Bible records and photographs; college essays of Alpheus Courtney, a West Virginia University student; manuscript ciphering book, 1817; diary of Ulysses J. Courtney, 1878-1883 (7 vols.) pertaining to lumbering, farming, and livestock operations, and community religious and social life; correspondence; steamboat bills of lading,...
Dates: 1804-1920

Courtney-Lazell Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1875
Overview The collection includes photocopies of land grants (1798, 1801, 1802, and 1832), treasury warrant records (1779-1780), survey maps, and property maps (two originals, ca. 1966) relating to landholdings, family farms, and tracts in Monongalia County, West Virginia containing Pittsburgh coal seams owned by Thomas Lazzell, Robert Courtney, Michael Courtney, and their descendants in Monongalia County, West Virginia. There are also photocopies of church baptism records (1756-1825) and a War of...
Dates: 1966-1994