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Morgantown (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:

A.E. Lewis Sash and Door Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 3015
Overview An account book, calling card, stock certificates and photograph of the A.E. Lewis Sash and Door Company. Arthur Earl Lewis (1880-1940) was a window glass cutter at the Marilla plant before opening the A.E. Lewis Sash and Door Company in Morgantown (1910-13) in a building adjacent to the Westover bridge. After the building burnt down, Lewis reopened the business but later quit in order to serve as a manager of the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. in West Virginia for the remainder of his life. His...
Dates: 1910-1911

Albert M. Reese (1872-1965) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1852
Scope and Contents Correspondence of A.M. Reese, former professor of Zoology at West Virginia University dealing with venom of snakes, lethal doses, and some antidotes. Most of the letters regard the swallowing of young snakes by their mother for protection. Other subjects include an experiment with rats and traps and unusual animal foods of man. There is also a reprint of "Habits of the Menopoma."Correspondents include: Col. M. L. Crimmins, Richard W. Westwood, R. K. Stewart-Hay, Clarence H....
Dates: 1907-1954

American Flint Glass Workers Union, Archives

Collection Number: A&M 2639

Contracts, correspondence, records, agreements, circulars, reports, proceedings, and pictures of AFGWU Locals 536 and 95 of Morgantown, West Virginia. Some of the material relates to glass workers at the Beaumont Glass Company of Morgantown.

Dates: 1951-1975

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Typescript

Collection Number: A&M 2320

A report to the real estate agent on properties held by the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad in Morgantown. Prepared by the B&O Office of the Geological Engineer, 18 October 1926. Includes photographs and a map of the properties.

Dates: 1926

Barbara Howe, Compiler, Slides of Chesapeake and Ohio Canal

Collection Number: A&M 4022

Slide photographs (27 items) of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (C&O Canal) taken by Robert T. Howe. Slides show the canal at various locations, including Morgantown, West Virginia; Harpers Ferry, West Virginia; Wheeling, West Virginia; Georgetown, D.C.; Sharpsburg, Maryland; Williamsport, Maryland; Antietam, Maryland; Hancock, Maryland; and Great Falls, Virginia.

Dates: 1980-1990

Barbara Howe, Professor, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3469

Papers of Barbara Howe, Professor of History and Director of the Women's Studies Center, documenting her extensive professional activities within West Virginia University and the WVU community involving history and women's concerns. Also contains addenda of 2012/01, 2013/02, 2014/05/03, and 2014/06/10. These addenda include newsletters, photographs, correspondence, and other material. See "Scope and Content Note" for details.

Dates: 1900-2014

Benjamin F. Miller Letter

Collection Number: A&M 3037

Letter to Susanna from Morgantown describing hot weather and working arduously in a farm's wheat and oat field. He mentions the courthouse at Pruntytown being struck by lightening. He also gives his opinion about hypocrisy among church members saying that they can no more "square their lives by the Great Moral Code than a jackass can square himself on a sharp edged rail for a fiddler at a camp meeting of bull frogs."

Dates: 1855 Aug 13

Blanche Lazzell, Artist, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2008
Overview Photographs, postcards, engravings, sketches, art tools, correspondence, pamphlets, recipes and newspaper clippings belonging to Blanche Lazzell, a West Virginia born leading American artist of the inter-war years. The collection reflects her development as an artist from her student days at West Virginia University to the end of the Korean War. Addenda include correspondence, genealogy, published material, photos, prints, drawings, news clippings, and mementos of Blanche Lazzell. Addenda...
Dates: 1881-1992

Brown Family Papers, Photographs and Maps

Collection Number: A&M 2604
Overview Papers, photographs and maps of a wealthy Morgantown family with interests in real estate and coal mining. Most of the business papers are those of J. M. G. Brown, a West Virginia University law school alumnus, who was president of Scotts Run Fuel Corporation. Brown was also a housing developer whose company, Suburban Real Estate of Morgantown, was a competitive concern not only locally but throughout north central West Virginia and southwest Pennsylvania. There are papers indicating his...
Dates: 1765-1959

Charles E. Krebs (1870-1954) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1792
Overview Scrapbooks, mainly of newspaper clippings, maintained by a mining engineer, geologist, and businessman from Charleston. The scrapbooks contain clippings, announcements, and a few letters relating to Krebs' business, Charleston civic affairs, and professional engineering organizations. Topics covered include: the oil boom at Blue Creek in 1912; oil field development in Kanawha and Clay counties; oil and coal shipments on the C.&O.; coal, oil, gas, and coke production figures; report on...
Dates: 1912, 1935, 1939