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Monongalia County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:

Helen M. Fleming Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0852

Typescripts relating to Marion County, including "In Memory of John Marshall Jacobs, a Good Churchman," "Early Days of Mining in Marion County," and "In Memory of Jessie Hickman Jamison," all written by Helen M. Fleming. There are a number of photographs of Fairmont and Marion County, family photo albums, and seven scrapbooks of clippings of U.S. and West Virginia history, with emphasis on Marion and Monongalia counties.

Dates: ca. 1812-1951

Henry Baker Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1186

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous printed items of a corporal in the Fourteenth [West] Virginia Volunteer Infantry (Union) and his two daughters, Mary Baker and Nell Baker Rightmire. Subjects include Monongalia County local history; Union troop movements in the vicinity of New Creek, June 1863; and local G.A.R. affairs. The collection also includes the Register and Order Book of Post No.5 (Morgantown), Department of West Virginia, G.A.R., 1878-1901.

Dates: 1851-1957

Henry Solomon White Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1732
Overview The manuscript diary of Henry Solomon White, a Corporal and Orderly Sergeant in Company N, Sixth Regiment, [West] Virginia Volunteer Infantry, covering the period of 24 September 1861 to 26 September 1864. Company N was organized at Camp White, in 1861 for a three-year tour of duty guarding the B.&O. and North Western railroads. The company was stationed at various times at Burton, Littleton, Barrackville, Fairmont, Clarksburg, Bridgeport, Grafton, and Webster. Squads of this company...
Dates: 1861-1865

Howard Burton Lee (1879-1985) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2139
Overview Correspondence and photographs used by Lee, who was a lawyer and attorney general of West Virginia, in the writing of his book, BLOODLETTING IN APPALACHIA, 1969, concerning the coalfields of West Virginia and the attempts by miners to unionize. The photographs show individuals, coal camps, mine guards, and scenes from the Paint Creek-Cabin Creek area in 1912-1913, Matewan, and Monongalia County during the 1925-1929 period. Correspondents include Gordon C. Felts, Coleman A. Hatfield, Henry D....
Dates: 1912-1964

Jackson Family of Monongalia and Preston Counties Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3717

Papers of the Jackson family of Monongalia and Preston County, (West) Virginia, including business, financial, and legal documents. Includes Civil War pension records for Henry C. Jackson (1864); business records of Jackson and Lamb documenting transactions with Tassey and Church, Grocers of Pittsburgh (1833-1834); and records regarding Cheat Iron Works, St. John's Furnace, and Hampton Forge (1833 and undated), among other material (1814-1891).

Dates: 1814-1891; Majority of material found within 1833-1834, 1864

James Popenoe Letter (copy)

Collection Number: A&M 3180

Photocopy of a letter written from the Fort Martin area of Monongalia County by James Popenoe who had visited residents at his birthplace in an effort to prove his birth in August 1777. Popenoe stood to inherit money based upon his age. The Popenoe family had come to Monongalia County from Salem, New Jersey, the native home of settlers of Salem, West Virginia.

Dates: 1820

James R. Moreland (1879-1955) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1146
Scope and Contents Family papers of Alexander Smith, Charles Edgar Brown, and Joseph Moreland; correspondence; materials relating to local history and Moreland's civic, social, religious, and professional activities. Typescript on the Union in West Virginia Coal Fields; a bound typescript on the History of the Various Courts of Monongalia County; and abstracts and legal papers of the Connellsville Basin Coke Company. Material also includes plats and maps relating to the residential and...
Dates: 1809-1948

James R. Moreland Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0870
Scope and Contents Business and personal papers of a Morgantown attorney and antiquarian. The boxed materials consist of legal papers, abstracts of titles and other items relating to Moreland's law practice; business and personal correspondence, records of Morgantown and Monongalia County corporations, including the Morgantown Hotel Company, Union Investment Company, Bank of Masontown, and the LaMar Coal Company. The bound volumes include a receipt book for shares in the Monongalia County Farmer's...
Dates: 1815-1957

James S. Watson, Papers of a Monongalia County Resident

Collection Number: A&M 4109

Papers of James S. Watson relating to the Watson and Jollife families. Watson served in Civil War and was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in Monongalia County, West Virginia. Includes calling card, books, genealogical information, and photographs. See scope and content note for detailed information.

Dates: ca. 1840-1980

James Vance Boughner (1812-1882) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0253
Overview Papers of a Morgantown resident who practiced medicine and operated a pension claim office in Mt. Morris, Greene County, Pennsylvania, ca.1847-1859, and who later conducted his claim business in Morgantown while serving with the U.S. Internal Revenue Bureau as collector for the second district of West Virginia. The collection contains letters, accounts, and business papers of Morgantown residents, 1790-1855, including a private account book of Hugh McNeely, 1790-1800. The internal revenue...
Dates: 1790-1888