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Morgantown (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:

Elmer Jacobs, Architect, Drawings of Ephraim Walters Residence in Morgantown, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 3350
Overview Four blueprint drawings of the Ephraim Walters Residence in Morgantown, West Virginia, by architect Elmer F. Jacobs, dated March 20, 1900. Drawings of this Willey Street dwelling include: foundation and attic (size of drawing: 24'x18'), first and second floors (21"x18"), west and rear elevations (30"x17"), and front and east elevations (32"x17"). Elmer F. Jacobs, a Preston County native, came to Morgantown in 1894. He renovated High Street with Romanesque and Queen Anne Revival structures....
Dates: 1900

Elmer W. Prince, Papers of a Morgantown Resident and City Official

Collection Number: A&M 3130
Overview Items that belonged to Elmer W. Prince, Morgantown City Manager from 1933 to 1942 and from 1946 to 1966. The collection includes Prince's 1905-07 post card collection, a 1921 West Virginia University Bachelor of Science Degree in civil engineering, and two Morgantown budget statements, 1935 and 1937. There are also photographs, including images of Morgantown (1941) and several taken by Prince of post World War II France and Germany (1945-1946). Prince served as an army major during and after...
Dates: 1905-1967

Emma Boehler, Student, Letters

Collection Number: A&M 2857

Fifteen letters, from Emma Boehler to her sister, Louise and her mother and father in Morgantown, West Virginia. She writes from Powhatan College for Young Women, Charles Town, about her friends, classes and activities at school.

Dates: 1911

Ernest J. Nesius Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3822

Papers of Ernest J. Nesius, former faculty and administrator of West Virginia University (WVU), documenting his professional activities involving agriculture and economics, his membership on a variety of committees, and his interest in 4-H and extension services.

Dates: 1890-1988

Ethel Flesher Stewart, Postcard Correspondence Regarding West Virginia University and Other Topics

Collection Number: A&M 3761

Incoming postcards to Ethel Flesher Stewart (1890-1988) of St. Marys, West Virginia. The 20 postcards featuring images of West Virginia University (9 items) and Morgantown (11 items) are mostly from a correspondent named "James", a WVU student whose messages provide a snapshot of student life in the academic year 1908-1909. There are also postcards with images of St. Marys (8 items), Parkersburg (5 items), Sistersville (3), Mannington (3), Marshall College (2), and other localities (7).

Dates: 1908-1912

Fairfax-Warman Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0616
Overview Papers of the Fairfax and Warman families of Uniontown, Pennsylvania, Morgantown, and Kingwood. There are letters (1811-1874) to Elizabeth Fairfax from family members and friends; papers (1840-1851) of William Warman; papers on the settlement of the John Fairfax estate; a manuscript census book of Preston County for 1830; and an account book (1857-1872) of F.B.F. Fairfax. A few advertising circulars, 1866-1931, are included, as well as clippings on Morgantown and Monongalia County,...
Dates: 1811-1933

First Ward Planing Mill, Morgantown, Two Account Ledgers

Collection Number: A&M 4073

Two account ledgers of the First Ward Planing Mill in Morgantown, West Virginia (WV) (11 in. x 17 in. each). These ledgers apparently document credit and debit transactions, and include personal and corporate names, and the date and amount of each transaction.

Dates: 1902-1903

Fleming Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0638
Scope and Contents Business and personal papers, pamphlets, clippings, and photographs of Benjamin Fleming (1806-1891), and his son Thurston Worth (b.1846), relating to various business enterprises carried on by the family in Fairmont. These included a large trade in manufacturing, importing and selling hats and furs, general merchandising, fertilizer and hardwood sales.There are many letters and advertisements from eastern mercantile houses; bills of lading showing names of steamboats on the Ohio...
Dates: 1810-1943

Fleming Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0644
Scope and Contents Additional papers of Benjamin Fleming and several members of the Fleming family. Manuscript items include land grants, & deed Monongalia County, letters, account ∧ tax statements. Printed items include Sabbath School program, Fairmont, 1861; concert and commencement programs of Fairmont State Normal, 1892, 1897, 1906; Alfred Fleming Cemetery Association, proposed organization pamphlet. A clipping scrapbook contains some poetry by Thurston Worth Fleming, biographical sketch of Col....
Dates: 1827-1915

Ford Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1688

Stock receipt, Taylor County Agricultural and Mechanical Society, 1870; a pass from Headquarters, United States Volunteers, Grafton, dated 3 August 1861; passes from the toll office of Valley River Bridge, Northwestern Turnpike, 1860-1863; list of indigent school children, District 17, Taylor County; and muster fines and receipts bearing Morgantown, Fairmont, and Pruntytown imprints.

Dates: 1829-1882