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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel R. Jenkins (b. 1870) Diaries and Photographs

Collection Number: A&M 1761
Overview Eighteen diaries, 1890-1934, of Samuel R. Jenkins, a civil engineer from Grafton. There are lengthy entries for the period, 1890-1892, when Jenkins was a student at West Virginia University. He did surveys and supervised construction work in various parts of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, read widely, and commented on works of Henry George, John W. Draper, and John Fiske. There are photographs of Jenkins and of an engineering job done by him for the American Bridge Company at...
Dates: 1890-1934

Stateler/Statler Family Genealogy and History

Collection Number: A&M 3184
Overview A history of the Stateler/Statler family of West Virginia, Ohio, and Illinois from Stephen Statler (ca. 1710-ca. 1784) to Rebecca Margaret Stateler Dougan (1838-1911). The family's settlement patterns start with Stephen Statler disembarking in Philadelphia from Germany in 1749. The family alternately settled along the frontier in Hardy Co. and Monongalia Co., WV; Fayette Co. and Greene Co., PA; Licking Co., OH; and Marshall Co., IL. Their settlement in southwestern Pennsylvania and north...
Dates: 1992

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Photographs of Operations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, and the Pacific Northwest

Collection Number: A&M 4406
Scope and Contents Photographs of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers field work from approximately 1914-1919, including predominantly candid, non-corporate images of engineers (including some group portraits) and infrastructure (such as dams and bridges). About half of the locations depicted include places in Pennsylvania and Ohio, many of which are on the Ohio River; other sites include New York and places in the Pacific Northwest. Specific localities include Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Marietta and New...
Dates: ca. 1914-1919

William D. Barns, History Professor, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3152

Collection consists of family history manuscripts, academic files, and publications of William D. Barns, professor of history at West Virginia University and founding member of the West Virginia Historical Association.

Dates: 1948-1992

William E. Brooks (1875-1960), Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0485
Overview Civil War materials collected by Dr. Brooks in writing his biographies of Grant and Lee. Included are pamphlets, scrapbooks, newspapers, photographs, and originals and copies of soldiers' letters, journals, and military reports. There are typed copies of a journal, 3 November-2 December 1863, of a civilian observer in Tennessee, who was at Grant's headquarters at the Battle of Chattanooga; letters, 1861-1864, of William Ludwig, a private in the Thirty-fourth Ohio Volunteer Infantry in...
Dates: ca. 1825-1944