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Morgantown (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:

Charlotte Muzichuck, Collector, Papers of Anna Santore DeLancy

Collection Number: A&M 3563
Overview Papers of Mrs. Anna Santore DeLancy, social worker and resident of Uniontown, Pennsylvania; Morgantown, West Virginia; and Detroit, Michigan. Includes personal scrapbooks, correspondence, Jackson's Mill scrapbook, Bethany College seminar scrapbook, autograph books, a recipe book, photographs, church programs, playbills, musical programs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, maps, diplomas, certificates, and ticket stubs. Subjects include World War II and Detroit, Michigan. World War II materials...
Dates: 1926-1945

Civil War Bounty Tax, Collection Document

Collection Number: A&M 4005

Document recording taxes collected in Monongalia County, West Virginia as "bounty money", beginning 1 February 1864. The document records the names of collectors, the townships they worked in, and the amount collected. The reverse of the document also records money borrowed from banks and interest owed. "Bounty money" was a payment in cash given to soldiers after they volunteered for military service.

Dates: 1864-1866

Clara Hough Diary

Collection Number: A&M 0158

Diary of Clara Hough of Morgantown, West Virginia, documenting Hough's social life and activities in 1877 when she was twenty years old. Topics include reading, sewing, skating, calling on friends, attending church, dances, playing croquet, events at West Virginia University (WVU), and news of friends and family. Also includes notes from 1876 on WVU letterhead bearing the name of Miss Mamie Hough.

Dates: 1876-1877

Clay Club of Morgantown, Membership Letter to William S. Archer

Collection Number: A&M 4003

Letter from the Committee of Correspondence of the "Clay Club of Morgantown" to the Honorable William S. Archer of Washington, D.C., dated 26 January 1844. The letter informs Archer that he had been elected an honorary member of the club. Letter was signed by Club members E. W. Tower, W. J. Willey, E. C. Wilson, Caleb Dorsey, and Francis Madera. "Clay Clubs" were a political organization supporting the campaign of Kentucky Senator Henry Clay for United States president.

Dates: 1844

Cullen Martin, Student, West Virginia University Diploma, Textbooks, and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 4148
Overview Items belonging to civil engineer and West Virginian Cullen Guile Martin (1883-1930), including Martin's West Virginia University (WVU) diploma (1912); a card-mounted black and white photograph of Martin (ca. 1900); 14 picture postcards of Morgantown and Fairmont sent to Martin's sister Delsie Martin Coffman of Clarksburg, West Virginia (1907-1909); and 23 books that belonged to Martin (1891-1923). Books are mainly textbooks, likely used by Martin while at WVU, and include titles such as...
Dates: 1891-1923

David B. Reger, Geologist, Records

Collection Number: A&M 1155

Office files of a Morgantown, West Virginia, consulting geologist which include: monthly time sheets and record of jobs, 1934-1957; payroll books, 1939-1947; records of the production of natural gas in Ohio, 1931-1936; a volume pertaining to the Carl Reger estate; and an index to his notes.

Dates: 1931-1957

David Dial, Collector, Glass Plate Negatives of West Virginia University Agricultural Experiment Station Projects And Other Subjects

Collection Number: A&M 5152
Scope and Contents

Glass plate negatives of West Virginia University Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station projects and other subjects. There are pictures of mostly crops, including potatoes and tobacco, and some of livestock. Other images include single plates of Morgantown, Woodburn Circle, a bridge, and of the "campus from the Station building". Related images can be found in Archives and Manuscripts (A&M) Collection No. 5027.

Dates: 1891-1912

Deakins Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0624
Scope and Contents Additional Deakins family papers, consisting of correspondence, bond of conveyance, deeds, surveys and plats. [ALS] to Colonel Francis Deakin from John Compton, 1793, relative to surveys made by John Compton in 1792; bond of conveyance for land in Randolph County owned by Deakins heirs, 1809; five deeds for land owned by the Deakins family in Randolph and Preston counties W. Va., 1808-1885; 1848 deed from Francis Deakins to Northwestern Turnpike Co.; seven surveys and plats for lands in...
Dates: 1778-1881

Deakins Family Papers and Surveying Compass

Collection Number: A&M 0197
Overview Includes records from several generations of the Deakins family of Montgomery County, Maryland and north central West Virginia. William (1742-1798) and Francis (1739-1804) Deakins, among the first generation, were active as land speculators after the American Revolution, applying their skills as surveyors to leverage acquisition of western lands. From 1778 their activities are documented through deeds, agreements, surveys, plats, surveyors' field books, court papers, and letters related to...
Dates: 1778-1925

Demain Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0846

Miscellaneous business papers of Henry, E.R., and R.H. Demain, and the firm, Huston and Demain, contractors and builders, Morgantown.

Dates: 1878-1913