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Mills and mill-work

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Lightburn Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0292
Overview Letters, legal and land papers, tax receipts, and other papers of Benjamin, John F.C.L., Benjamin F.M.V. and J.A.J. Lightburn in Lewis County. Included are a pocket account book of the Lightburn Mill, 1836-1855; 32 items bearing on General J.A.J. Lightburn's Civil War activities, including correspondence, orders, and reports (including battle reports in connection with the Atlanta campaign, 3 items, June-July, 1864); correspondence between J.A.J. Lightburn and Soule & Co., relative to...
Dates: 1836-1935

Marion County, White Day Creek History

Collection Number: A&M 3316
Scope and Contents Records regarding the history of the White Day Creek region of Marion County, WV. There are also photocopies of primary sources of information supplementary to the White Day Creek book, including: letters and financial ledger of the Watson family (1820-1890); essay titled "Smithtown Local History" (1922); business ledger of George Washington Stevens, a cobbler (1890s); deeds and estate sale documents of William Morris (1854); grist mill business ledger of Sam Smith (1894); financial ledger...
Dates: 1820-1997

McNeill Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0134
Scope and Contents Papers, mainly of Daniel and Daniel R. McNeill, stock dealers and mill owners of Hardy County. The early correspondence relates to the purchase and sale of livestock and the driving of herds to markets in the east. There is correspondence from members of the family in the vicinity of Chillicothe, Ohio, relating to farm and market conditions and commenting on travel from Hardy County to Ohio. There are also references to river traffic on the Scioto and Ohio rivers and to the quantity of...
Dates: 1770-1929

Monongalia County Archives

Collection Number: A&M 0026
Scope and Contents The collection contains record books and papers covering a period from the formation of the county of Monongalia in 1776 to 1933. The collection is broken prior to 1796. There are approximately six hundred thousand pieces including papers on civil and criminal cases, bonds, deeds, wills, licenses, settlements of public offices, school reports, and other papers commonly filled or recorded at county courthouses in the Virginias.There are two hundred and seventy-five volumes...
Dates: 1774-1933

Monongalia County Historical Records

Collection Number: A&M 3582
Scope and Contents Collection of records mostly relating to the history of Monongalia County, West Virginia. Over 300 historical photographs in this collection are available through the "digital material" link. Series include: 1) American Bicentennial Records; 2) Artifacts; 3) Books; 4) Burial Records of Monongalia County Servicemen; 5) Church Records; 6) Club Records; 7) Coal Industry Records; 8) Education Records; 9) Genealogy...
Dates: 1792-1982; Majority of material found within 1878-1976

Moses H. Crouch Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0746
Overview The business papers of Moses H. Crouch, a farmer and miller who lived near Huttonsville, Randolph County, West Virginia, in the nineteenth century. Chiefly contains receipts, deeds, promissory notes, and other financial and legal documents related to Crouch's business and property from the 1840s to the 1890s. Receipts and account information document the sale of dry goods and textiles, including meat, coffee, tobacco, sugar, tea, oatmeal, peaches, silk, thread, and chambray. Legal materials...
Dates: 1802-1899; Majority of material found within 1840-1899

Mrs. Louise Morris, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1808
Scope and Contents Materials Collected by Mrs. Louise Morris, genealogist and authority on local history. The collection includes a notebook kept by J. H. Wherry, a student at Jefferson College, Pa., in 1859; a genealogy of the DeVaul, Haun, [F]ast families of Marion and Monongalia counties, 1817-1957; an essay on "Immigration" by George Whitham, 1896, favoring immigration restriction because of the increased number coming from " the Latin races of southeastern Europe;" land surveys from dead books, 1827-1933,...
Dates: 1859-1964

Nathan Hanes (1821-1899) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2595

Letters, business papers, and photograph concerning Nathan Hanes of Proctor, Wetzel County, West Virginia, a sawmill clipper operator along the Ohio River. There is a large amount of correspondence addressed to E.E. Headlee, administrator of Hanes' estate, concerning its administration. There are also thirteen cash books, ledgers, and other account books, as well as a notebook containing information on the Hanes family.

Dates: ca. 1845-1900

Osborne Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0930

A genealogy of the Osborne family of Greenbrier County. Originally from New Jersey, the family settled in Greenbrier and Hampshire counties.

Dates: 1987

Papers regarding Early Settlers of Aurora in Preston County

Collection Number: A&M 0728
Scope and Contents

Account books, and legal, business, and personal papers of some early settlers at Aurora, Preston County, West Virginia. There are records of a tannery, blacksmith shop, a general merchandise store, and a sawmill, as well as deeds and subscription lists for the Lutheran and German Reformed churches. Also included in the papers are land surveys, wills, deeds, plats, school notebooks, tax receipts, and other items.

Dates: 1788-1943 and undated ; Majority of material found within 1820-1916