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Ravenswood (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Amy Moore, Student, Scrapbook Regarding Student Days at West Virginia University

Collection Number: A&M.3997
Overview Scrapbook kept by Amy K. Moore (1898-1972) during her time as a student at West Virginia University. Contains newspaper clippings (regarding World War I, sporting events, advertisements), correspondence (including invitations and postcards), programs (for WVU events, dances, theater and musical performances, particularly at the Strand Theater), dance cards, pressed flowers, candy wrappers, regulations pertaining to women students, report cards, pictures of silent films stars, and other...
Dates: 1913-1927

Log Books of the Steamboat "Sonoma"

Collection Number: A&M.2977
Overview Two log books from the Ohio River Steamboat Sonoma, dated 1884.
Dates: 1884

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Tavenner Family Papers and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.0081
Overview Papers of Thomas Tavenner and the Tavenner family of western Virginia, including correspondence; memoirs; journals; financial and legal documents; pamphlets; newspapers; and other material. Much of the material in this collection regards the Civil War. The Tavenner family were Confederate sympathizers. The collection is organized into ten series, including: 1. Correspondence (1796-1955, undated); 2. Reminiscences (1861-1866, undated); 3. Journals (1840-1863); 4. Financial papers (1821-1901,...
Dates: 1772-1955; Majority of material found within 1855-1866

Steamboats Records

Collection Number: A&M.2207
Scope and Contents The official logbook of a cargo vessel which traveled up and down the Ohio River between Marietta, Ohio and Ravenswood, W.Va. The log covers a three month period, October to December, 1883. The log records the stops that were made on each run, the kinds of items that were being transported, and to whom cargoes were delivered.
Dates: 1883

Steamboats Records

Collection Number: A&M.1406
Scope and Contents Letters of a West Virginia River Captain to his daughter, 1877-1885; papers of Captain Edward B. Cooper, 1879-1891, Master of the Steamer Sonoma operating between Ravenswood and Parkersburg; bills of lading and miscellaneous papers, 1891-1930, 1955; log book of the Steamer Victor, 1932, operating out of Ashland, Kentucky for the Ashland Oil Company; and a log book of the Steamer Greenbrier, 1939, operating on the Ohio and Kanawha rivers.
Dates: 1877-1939

Steamboats Records

Collection Number: A&M.1409
Scope and Contents Passenger books of the steamer "Sonoma," operating between Ravenswood and Parkersburg.
Dates: 1884

Sue Proctor Miller, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0866
Scope and Contents Microfilm of Braxton County marriage bonds, 1836-1853; biographical and genealogical notes on Michael (Malcolm) Coleman in Jackson County, William White, the Staats family, and Andersen family of Wood and Jackson counties, and a sketch of early Ravenswood by Eunice Proctor Perkins.
Dates: 1836-1853