Morgantown (W. Va.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 185 Collections and/or 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. Lweis Sash and Dorr 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...
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. Subjects include an experiment with rats and traps and unusual animal foods of man. There is a reprint of "Habits of the Menopoma."Correspondents include: Col. M. L. Crimmins, Richard W. Westwood, R. K. Stewart-Hay, Clarence H. Kennedy, D. S....
Collection Number: A&M.2639
Overview 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.
Collection Number: A&M.2320
Overview 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.
Collection Number: A&M.4022
Overview 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.
Collection Number: A&M.3469
Overview 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.
Collection Number: A&M.3037
Overview 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
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...
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...
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 the...
Dates: 1912, 1935, 1939