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Morgantown (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:

Isaac Trout Letter

Collection Number: A&M 0714

Letter to Isaac Trout, Front Royal, Virginia from his daughter C. Dougherty, a teacher at the Morgantown Female Collegiate Institute.

Dates: 1862

Israel C. White (1848-1927) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0797
Scope and Contents

Collection includes the original geological notebook of Dr. I. C. White written in 1875, while a member of the Pennsylvania Geological Survey in Greene County, PA, and the original Geology Field Notebook kept by Dr. White during the West Virginia University spring term of 1883.

Dates: 1875; 1883

Israel C. White Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0710
Scope and Contents Personal and business records of Dr. Israel C. White, assistant geologist, Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 1876-1883; professor of geology West Virginia University, 1877-1892; assistant geologist, U. S. Geological Survey, 1884-1888; delegate to the International Geological Congresses, St. Petersburg, 1897-1927; and chief geologist of the Brazilian Coal Commission, 1904-1906. Included are family letters and pictures; also, diagram plans, and maps 1874-1941. Additional...
Dates: 1867-1941

Jacob Pierpoint, Soldier, Civil War Letters

Collection Number: A&M 0144

Letters from Jacob Pierpoint of the 19th Indiana Infantry to his father, John J. Pierpoint, of Morgantown, West Virginia, and unidentified friends from May 1861 to April 1862. Letters are written from Muncie and Camp Morton, Indiana; Washington, D.C.; and Fort Craig and Manassas, Virginia. Topics include camp life; skirmishes; his feelings about Confederates; reviews; picket duty; the Ball farm in northern Virginia; and a possible discharge due to wounds to his hand.

Dates: 1861-1868; Majority of material found within 1861-1862

James Pietro (1873-1956) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2768

Business papers of James Pietro, a Morgantown contractor and photographs and correspondence of the Pietro family. Also includes some material pertaining to Brian Pietro, his great-grandson. For additional Pietro family and business papers, see A&M 2836.

Dates: 1849-2000; Majority of material found within 1909-1954

James R. Moreland (1879-1955) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1146
Scope and Contents Family papers of Alexander Smith, Charles Edgar Brown, and Joseph Moreland; correspondence; materials relating to local history and Moreland's civic, social, religious, and professional activities. Typescript on the Union in West Virginia Coal Fields; a bound typescript on the History of the Various Courts of Monongalia County; and abstracts and legal papers of the Connellsville Basin Coke Company. Material also includes plats and maps relating to the residential and...
Dates: 1809-1948

James R. Moreland Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0870
Scope and Contents Business and personal papers of a Morgantown attorney and antiquarian. The boxed materials consist of legal papers, abstracts of titles and other items relating to Moreland's law practice; business and personal correspondence, records of Morgantown and Monongalia County corporations, including the Morgantown Hotel Company, Union Investment Company, Bank of Masontown, and the LaMar Coal Company. The bound volumes include a receipt book for shares in the Monongalia County Farmer's...
Dates: 1815-1957

James R. Moreland Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0301
Overview Papers, photos, pamphlets and postcards of a prominent Morgantown attorney, financier and businessman, James Rogers Moreland. Included are drafts of books and articles by James R. Moreland about local and family history, in particular "Early Iron Industry in Cheat Mountains" and "My Father Another Country Lawyer." There are family histories and records about the Finnicum, Hawthorne, Huston, Lewis, Lyle, Moreland and Rogers families. There are also many items of World War I that especially...
Dates: 1904-1940

James Vance Boughner (1812-1882) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0253
Overview Papers of a Morgantown resident who practiced medicine and operated a pension claim office in Mt. Morris, Greene County, Pennsylvania, ca.1847-1859, and who later conducted his claim business in Morgantown while serving with the U.S. Internal Revenue Bureau as collector for the second district of West Virginia. The collection contains letters, accounts, and business papers of Morgantown residents, 1790-1855, including a private account book of Hugh McNeely, 1790-1800. The internal revenue...
Dates: 1790-1888

John C. Sanders, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0064

Records of marriages, 1816-1867, performed by the Reverend William Welch, Mineral County, West Virginia; Civil War typescripts, including "Capture of Generals Kelly and Crook," by Capt. Jesse C. McNeill, and "Capture of a Railroad Train," by John T. Peerce. There are scrapbooks on South Branch Valley history, and account books for grain, carding, and other activities in Morgantown. There are also clippings and photographs.

Dates: ca. 1816-1900