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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Freemasons in West Virginia Publications

Collection Number: A&M 4438

An artificial collection of items related to the Masonic Lodges of West Virginia, including constitutions, by-laws, and text books.

Dates: 1876-1945

John M. McCalla, Attorney, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1713
Scope and Contents John M. McCalla (1793-1873) of Lexington, Kentucky, was an attorney and U.S. Marshall. McCalla's papers from 1812 to 1899 are available only on six reels of microfilm. They include correspondence from 1815 to 1870; ten letter books from 1829 to 1867; account books from 1849 to 1865; clipping books; lectures; and legal and business papers related to McCalla's activities as U.S. Marshall in the District of Kentucky from 1830 to 1841, attorney, and agent in Lexington, Kentucky, and Washington,...
Dates: 1812-1899

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers Regarding General Joseph A.J. Lightburn and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 1379

Materials collected by Roy Bird Cook regarding General Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn. Includes letters sent to Dr. Bird regarding General Lightburn and the Lightburn family, newspaper clippings regarding Lightburn and the Civil War in West Virginia, two maps, a pamphlet, and other material. See the "Historical Note" for further information about General Lightburn.

Dates: 1774-1960; Majority of material found within 1939-1960

Samuel T. Wiley (1850-1905) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1842
Overview Letters, notebooks, scrapbooks, diaries, manuscripts, and memorabilia of a secondary schoolteacher in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, and Preston County, and an author and local historian of Preston and Monongalia counties in West Virginia. The collection includes notes on history, orthography, new method arithmetic, two teachers report books of 1872-1885 and 1879-1880, teachers' certificates, a Wiley family genealogy, manuscripts on slavery, Odd Fellowship, public schools, after-dinner...
Dates: 1872-1905

Siler Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2200
Scope and Contents This is a collection of letters and documents tracing the personal and business life of an eastern panhandle West Virginia family. The papers concern a broad range of political, social, financial, and legal topics, particularly focusing on J. Hammond Siler, Jr., his parents, J. Hammond Siler, Sr. and Jessie Castleman Siler (residents of the Town of Bath better known as Berkeley Springs). Also includes correspondence and other papers from related families. Subjects include banking, the Civil...
Dates: 1848-1968

Virgil Anson Lewis, Historian, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1507
Overview Published and unpublished manuscripts, correspondence, and speeches of Virgil A. Lewis (1848-1912), the first state historian and archivist and a former state superintendent of schools. Subjects include the exploration, Indian wars, and settlement of Western Virginia; the Tory insurrection in the Valley of Lost River, 1781; the West Virginia new state movement; Masonry in West Virginia; Andrew S. Rowan; and various West Virginia authors. Correspondents include: George W. Atkinson, Waitman...
Dates: 1895-1912