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Morgantown (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph and Henry Bennett Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1731
Overview Letters of Henry and Joseph Bennett concerning travel by sea from New York to Chagres, Panama, overland across Panama and by ship to San Francisco in 1851. Letters from California, 1852-1853, discuss arrival of immigrants; employment conditions and wages; gambling and social life in San Francisco; investment opportunities; conditions in the gold mines; travel by steamboat to Hangtown (Placerville); churches; crime; Indians; mining profits; cost of land; ranching; blacksmith and plough shop...
Dates: 1849-1923

Joseph F. McNeely (b.1868) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0758
Scope and Contents

There are typescripts containing some of the writings and articles of Mr. J. F. McNeely of Morgantown, W. Va. They are as follows: “Economic Facts You Should Know,” and “From The Writings of J. F. McNeely.”

Dates: 1930-1955

Joseph F. McNeely (b.1868) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0784
Scope and Contents

Two typescripts entitled "A Fascinating Journey Over U.S. Highway 250 From Moundsville to Fairmont, West Virginia." The material contains historical sketches of the cities and towns along the way, and the social, religious, economic, and educational life of the early settlers of this section.

Dates: 1936

Joseph F. McNeely Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0602
Scope and Contents

Mimeographed letters of Joseph F. McNeely requesting the restoration by the Presbyterian Church of Morgantown, of the McNeely family monument removed from the Presbyterian cemetery on the site of the new church.

Dates: February 24, 1954

Kenneth Kreider, Artist, Two Posters of Artistic Renderings of Morgantown Subjects

Collection Number: A&M 3852

Two posters, 12 in. x 15 in. each, consisting of pencil drawings of subjects found in Morgantown, West Virginia, including "Architectural Landmarks of Morgantown" (2001) and "Faces of Morgantown" (2012).

Dates: 2001, 2012

Kiwanis Club, Morgantown, Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 3261

Scrapbook of the Publicity Committee of the 1941 Morgantown Kiwanis Club. The scrapbook holds 32 pages of local newspaper articles from THE DOMINION-NEWS and THE MORGANTOWN POST regarding Kiwanis activities dating from January to December 1941.

Dates: 1941

Knights of the Maccabees, Morgantown Tent No. 8, Charter

Collection Number: A&M 4164
Overview Charter for the Morgantown, West Virginia "tent" of the Knights of the Maccabees, a fraternal organization which provided life insurance and other benefits to its members. The charter is dated 20 December 1894 and is 22 1/2 in. X 28 1/2 in. The charter was signed by members of the "tent", including an "A. Dayton", assumed to be Alston Gordon Dayton, alumnus of West Virginia University and West Virginia Federal Court Judge. For more information concerning Dayton, please see A&M 52. For...
Dates: 1894

League of Women Voters, Morgantown-Monongalia Branch, Records

Collection Number: A&M 2777

Records of the League of Women Voters, Morgantown-Monongalia County, West Virginia. Includes membership lists, minutes, proposals, plans for conventions and environmental projects, and guides to government officials. See the scope and content note for detail.

Dates: ca. 1947-2010

Lorentz Family Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 4103
Overview Correspondence between members of the Lorentz family of Buckhannon, Upshur County, (West) Virginia. Includes eight letters from scattered dates between 1848 and 1857. Most of the letters were written by Mifflin Lorentz to his wife Fannie (Whitey) Lorentz; these letters include two love letters written before their marriage (1848) and four letters written while Mifflin was travelling on business (1848-1857). These four letters remark upon business, difficulties he had traveling, and...
Dates: 1848-1857

Lottery Ticket Issued in Morgantown, Monongalia County, Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 3700
Overview One lottery ticket issued in Morgantown, Monongalia County, Virginia in 1800 (3 in. x 4 in.). Text on the ticket reads: "This ticket in Morgantown Lottery, No. [ ], shall entitle the holder thereof to such lott in said town, as shall be drawn against its number, agreeable to the terms of said Lottery. Jacob Kinney, William Wirt, John Coalter, Managers, June 2nd, 1800." This item is the earliest known Morgantown imprint, according to "West Virginia Imprints, 1790-1863", a catalog compiled and...
Dates: 1800