Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2025
Scope and Contents An 1808-1809 journal with descriptions of travels in Ireland and Scotland and of Campbell's voyage to America. Specific mention is made of weather conditions, fish, birds, food rations, and quarantine of the ship on its arrival at New York City. Collection contains notes for and a list of sermons preached (1810-1814) by Campbell in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
Collection Number: A&M.3066
Overview A framed lithograph of the James Barns residence in Cumberland Township, near Carmichaels, PA with an insert consisting of a drawing of the first successfully operating engine in Greene Co., ca. 1833, located in the Barns woolen factory on Muddy Creek, near Carmichaels, Pennsylvania. Included is an account by the donor about the Barns family of north central West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania. Mention is made of abolitionism, agricultural trends, James Barns, William Shinn Barns,...
Collection Number: A&M.2604
Overview Papers, photographs and maps of a wealthy Morgantown family with interests in real estate and coal mining. Most of the business papers are those of J. M. G. Brown, a West Virginia University law school alumnus, who was president of Scotts Run Fuel Corporation. Brown was also a housing developer whose company, Suburban Real Estate of Morgantown, was a competitive concern not only locally but throughout north central West Virginia and southwest Pennsylvania. There are papers indicating his...
Collection Number: A&M.1792
Overview Scrapbooks, mainly of newspaper clippings, maintained by a mining engineer, geologist, and businessman from Charleston. The scrapbooks contain clippings, announcements, and a few letters relating to Krebs' business, Charleston civic affairs, and professional engineering organizations. Topics covered include: the oil boom at Blue Creek in 1912; oil field development in Kanawha and Clay counties; oil and coal shipments on the C.&O.; coal, oil, gas, and coke production figures; report on the...
Collection Number: A&M.2869
Overview Papers of Fletcher Brock, a Pennsylvania legislator from Blacksville, and of his family. Mainly correspondence between Fletcher and his son H.W. about medical schools, health problems, and family news. There are also letters to and from Fletcher Brock about local and national political issues such as temperance, slavery, roads, and elections.
Genealogical Society of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Collector, Material Regarding Monongalia County Unrecorded Wills
Collection Number: A&M.0918
Overview This collection consists of a quarterly journal and copies of unrecorded Monongalia County, WV wills. The journal, Keyhole, a quarterly publication of the Genealogical Society of Southwestern Pennsylvania, features two articles which discuss West Virginia residents: "Unrecorded Monongalia County, West Virginia wills," Ruth E. Renton and Raymond Martin Bell and "McCollock of Ohio County, West Virginia," Raymond Martin Bell. In "Unrecorded Monongalia County, West Virginia Wills" the authors...
Collection Number: A&M.1199
Overview Papers of Judge Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) of Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, and papers of his grandson Wilson Lee Camden (1870-1958). Gideon D. Camden was a lawyer, Democratic politician, member of the Virginia Convention of 1850-1851, circuit judge, and state senator (1872-1876). His papers include correspondence, legal and business papers, surveys and plats, and printed material. Subjects include Virginia, West Virginia, and national politics; the railroad, oil, timber, and...
Collection Number: A&M.3160
Overview A card file of the Greene County Historical Society, Pennsylvania, containing genealogical notes and index entries for genealogical sources relating to Greene County, PA and the surrounding region for the period ca. 1740-1980. The cards are alphabetized by name.
Collection Number: A&M.3065
Overview An account book, payroll ledgers, bills and invoices of Isaac and Josiah Williams, Uniontown, PA brick manufacturers. Included is a separate account, written by the donor about the Williams family and their importance in the local history of Uniontown, Pennsylvania.
Collection Number: A&M.3159
Overview The ledgers highlight the business activities of iron furnaces and stores owned by Isaac Meason, a pioneer iron producer in Fayette County, Pennsylvania (arguably the first west of the Allegheny Mountains). The volumes include records of Union Furnace, Union Iron Works, Mt. Vernon Furnace, Centre Furnace, and a record of teamster work. A small portion of one volume includes a common pleas court docket for Fayette County, PA in the 1830s.