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Morgantown (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:

William McCleery (1741-1821) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0146
Overview The papers of Colonel William McCleery of Morgantown, a Revolutionary War veteran, attorney, county clerk, prosecuting attorney, representative from Monongalia County to the Federal Constitutional Convention, founder of the Presbyterian Church in Morgantown, and landholder and purchasing agent. The papers include correspondence, typescripts, land records, and some printed materials. Much of the correspondence is between McCleery and his agent, Benjamin Oden of Upper Marlboro, Maryland,...
Dates: 1770-1857, 1945; Majority of material found within 1770-1857

Window Glass Workers' Unions, Records

Collection Number: A&M 0683

Union materials collected by William J. Jones of Morgantown, West Virginia, including bylaws, constitutions, convention proceedings, and letters.

Dates: 1886-1920

W.M. McLelland, Letter by Editor of Monongalian Newspaper

Collection Number: A&M 4002
Overview Letter from W. M. McLelland, the editor of the Monongalian newspaper of Morgantown, (West) Virginia to F. P. Blair of Washington, D.C. The letter is dated 13 December 1833. McLelland writes that his printing presses were taken away from him; however, he retained the subscription list and title. McLelland expresses his desire to start a new newpaper, titled the Monongalia Farmer. He also writes about his rival newspaper, which was opposed to President Andrew Jackson's veto of the Bank of the...
Dates: 1833

W.O. Ison, Collector, Letters

Collection Number: A&M 0073

Letters written to Professor W.O. Ison, Morgantown, mainly from members of his immediate family concerning Ison's teaching career in Everett, Pennsylvania and at West Virginia University, Methodism, and family matters.

Dates: 1873-1880

Women's Christian Temperance Union of Morgantown, Records

Collection Number: A&M 2998

Minutes, financial records, membership and officers lists of the local chapter of the Women's Christian Temperance Union. There is a discussion of the beginnings in Morgantown of this organization as well as a copy of its constitution and by-laws. The local chapter was involved not only in the cause of temperance but also conducted classes for the education of youth in crafts and literature and the teaching of the English language to immigrant women.

Dates: 1897-1984

Zackquill Morgan Homestead, Correspondence and Petition

Collection Number: A&M 2590
Overview This collection contains correspondence and a petition regarding the Zackquill Morgan Homestead. Correspondence from J.M.G. Brown, Chairman Committee for Civic and Industrial Betterment, 3-7-29, to Mrs. Max Mathers. Brown informs Mathers that a committee has been appointed to investigate the proposal to purchase the Homestead. Letter from the Col. John Evans Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution to the mayor and members of the Common Council of the City of Morgantown, endorsing...
Dates: 1929