Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 163 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1439
Scope and Contents The bulk of these papers deal with Miss Jarvis' work as the founder of Mother's Day, her attempts to persuade state governors to issue proclamations to establish the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day, and her later protests against the commercialization of the holiday, as well as the efforts of other organizations to promote Mother's Day.There are a few papers of her father, Grandville E. Jarvis; some correspondence and legal papers concerned with the Jarvis coal and farm lands...
Collection Number: A&M.2320
Overview A report to the real estate agent on properties held by the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad in Morgantown. Prepared by the B&O Office of the Geological Engineer, 18 October 1926. Includes photographs and a map of the properties.
Collection Number: A&M.0779
Overview Correspondence and genealogical notes of John C. Bayles of Morgantown relating to the histories of the Bayles, Vandervort and other Monongalia County families. Also included are materials on the history of West Virginia University buildings and the department of buildings and grounds, compiled by Mr. Bayles; originals and copies of wills, deeds, and land surveys in Monongalia County; an account book for general merchandise, Monongalia County, 1857-1859; newspaper clippings; photographs; a Civil...
Collection Number: A&M.3172
Overview Document assigning David Gray's one-fourth interest in ten Virginia military land warrants to fellow resident of Berkeley County, Moses Hoge.
Collection Number: A&M.0549
Overview A land survey of the property of the Blue Sulphur Springs Resort of Greenbrier County including land (24 acres), cabins, dining house and stables. Conducted by David Hanna, the survey was ordered by the Greenbrier County Superior Court in order to settle a transaction dispute regarding the sale of the property by Nancy Patterson and the heirs of James Patterson to Joseph Martin and Charles Carraway.
Collection Number: A&M.0789
Overview Suit papers; record books of county officers; estate settlements; birth, marriage and death records; election returns; deeds and deed indexes; and land and tax records. There is also a volume of World War I records of Braxton County servicemen, and several account books of both the Holly River and Addison and the Midland railroads.
Collection Number: A&M.0981
Overview Miscellaneous manuscripts all of which pertain to Brooke County: an 1848 deed; an agreement between the Wellsburg and Washington Turnpike Company and Arthur and John Henderson and J. Scott for construction of a portion of the turnpike, 1833; records of the firms of Lewis and Hedge and William B. Lewis and Company, Wellsburg, 1892-1894; and four unidentified account books for general merchandise, flour, feed, farming, and mill repair accounts, 1787-1789, 1880-1890.
Collection Number: A&M.2267
Overview Two personal diaries of R.E. McCabe of Charleston, West Virginia, containing notes on trips to Europe (1924) and California (1937). On the California trip he briefly describes Kansas City, Boulder, Denver, Santa Fe, Taos, and Los Angeles, muses on real estate values, and notes oil rigs and pipelines. There is a short genealogy of the Hayward family. The diaries also include references to the Ward, Fleming, Brooks, and Watson families.
Dates: ca. 1770-1937
Collection Number: A&M.3835
Overview Color reproduction of a broadside advertising the public sale of lands of C. Ed Lukens, deceased. The lands to be sold are described as valuable timber, farming, and grazing lands and are located in Randolph and Pendleton counties. The broadside lists terms of sale and also describes the individual acreages for sale, including about 6,440 acres comprising twelve plots of land in Raleigh county and 523 acres comprising three farms in Pendleton county.
Collection Number: A&M.2136
Overview A listing of survey fees showing the date of survey, name of person for whom survey was made, the number of acres, and the fee charged. For the period 1 July 1810 to 1 January 1821 there are notations of the number of surveys returned and the fees sent to William and Mary College. The second part of the volume lists land entries for the period, 1806-1833, showing date, name of owner, number of acres, warrant number, and page number for recording of entry.