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Monroe County (W. Va.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Nelson Campbell, Civil War Veteran and Monroe County Politician, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0513
Scope and Contents Personal and family correspondence; legal and personal buisness papers; roll of Chapman's Battery and list of names of Monroe Guards who served in Civil war; one copy of booklet, PRISON LIFE OF ONE OF THE IMMORTAL SIX HUNDRED (1910) by Lamar Fontainne, relating his experiencies as a prisoner during the Civil War; Confederate roster; genealogical notes on twenty families; marriage and death records from Jno. Lynch's daybook; blueprint showing coal seams in lower half of Raleigh county. Personal...
Dates: 1856-1932

Andrew Nelson Campbell (d.1919) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0101
Scope and Contents Civil War reminiscences of Andrew Nelson Campbell of Union, Monroe Co., W.Va. Campbell was a private in Jubal Early’s army in 1864 and marched in and fought in the Shenandoah Campaign of 1864. The reminiscences discuss the battles of Cedar Creek, Spotsylvania Courthouse, Gettysburg, and more.
Dates: 1861-1912

Andrew Nelson Campbell Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0653
Scope and Contents This is the third accession of the papers of Andrew Nelson Campbell. Mr. Campbell was an attorney in Monroe County, W. Va. He served in the Confederate Army and was a graduate of the Washington and Lee University Law School. He represented Monroe County as a Delegate in the State Legislature, 1872, and was a member of the Board of Regents of West Virginia University. He was, also, Judge of the 10th Judicial Circuit, 1888-1896.The main part of these papers are court case papers and...
Dates: 1854-1928

County Highway Maps for West Virginia

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Collection Number: A&M.4479
Content Description Highway maps for the 55 counties of West Virginia created in 1937. They are in two tones (blue on white), in varying dimensions (including items in the range of 36 in. x 36 in. to 36 in. x 58 in., etc.), and scaled to 1 inch equaling 1 mile. Features indicated on the maps include: roads (US, primary state roads, secondary state roads); state, county, district, and corporate lines; railroads; streams; parks and forests; highway bridges; county seats; cities and villages; lodges; farms;...
Dates: 1937

Ellison Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2484
Overview The correspondence, wills, deeds, receipts, recipes, remedies, and genealogy, of the Ellison-Dunlap Petrie families of Monroe County. The letters discuss family and business matters, slaves, the Civil War, and settlement of some family members in Kansas. There are papers about land and farming, including surveys, deeds, memos, and accounts as well as correspondence and printed material about the WVU Agricultural Extension Service. There are ledgers for Han Creek Mill and an account book of...
Dates: 1819-1977

Greenville Methodist Episcopal Church Records

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Collection Number: A&M.4463
Content Description Two ledgers and one photograph of the Greenville M.E. church, Greenville, WV, in Monroe County.One ledger includes dates from 1860-1889, and includes a quarterly conference record book, and information on Centreville circuit, Lewisburg district, and Baltimore conference. It also contains minutes (with a few items tipped in). It is about 300-400 pages in length.The other ledger dates from 1856-1898, and includes information on Monroe circuit and Baltimore conference (with...
Dates: 1856-1898

Jesse Arnot, Last Mile of Abraham Lincoln, Typed Document [Xerox]

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Collection Number: A&M.2490
Overview Jesse Arnot, The Last Mile of Abraham Lincoln, by Armand A. Beard, narrates the life of Jesse Arnot, who was born in Monroe County, Virginia. He moved to St. Louis, Missouri and rose to local prominence as owner of a large livery company whose hearse carried Abraham Lincoln's coffin to the Springfield cemetery.
Dates: 1976

Lawrence A. Lang, Collector, West Virginia Land Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3833
Overview West Virginia land records, including receipts for fees paid, surveys, certificates of survey, land patents, grants, plats, correspondence and other material. Some of the records are copies rather than official documents. The records are sorted by the names of buyers and stored in envelopes. Recorded to the fronts of the envelopes is information relevant to their contents. See "Scope and Content Note" for further information.
Dates: 1865-1896; Majority of material found within 1867-1868

Long/Trail Southeastern West Virginia Historical Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3762
Overview Records and photographs documenting the history of southeastern West Virginia compiled by Summers County residents Fred Long and Stephen Trail. Many of the items were collected by a local newspaper, the Hinton Daily News (later the Hinton News). The collection focuses on the history of Summers County and Hinton from the mid-1700s to 2012, as well as the history of other areas in southeastern Virginia and western Virginia....
Dates: ca. 1870-2015

Lorena Brown (1850-1919) Letter, Typed Document [Xerox]

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Collection Number: A&M.2588
Overview Typed transcription of a letter written by Lorena Brown to her aunt, Lucinda Dunham Powell. The letter, dated 28 March 1863, describes the Brown family's journey from the Kanawha Valley to Monroe County.
Dates: 1862-1863