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Mills and mill-work

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Pardee and Curtin Lumber Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 0611
Overview Records of the Pardee and Curtin Lumber Company. Includes 55 account books in 9 series: 1) Bills Payable & Bills Receivable (1 item); 2) Cash Books (9 items); 3) Cashier's Check Registers (9 items); 4) Check Registers and Records (5 items); 5) Day Book (1 item); 6) Journals (8 items); 7) Ledgers (4 items); 8) Petty Cash Books (2 items); 9) Sales Books and Shipping Books (16 items). These records are from company offices in Clarksburg, Curtin, and Sutton, and from logging operations in...
Dates: 1889-1938

Paul W. Stickle, Logging in the Mountains of West Virginia, Typed Manuscripts

Collection Number: A&M 2328

A study, entitled "Logging in the Mountains of West Virginia", which was conducted by forestry student Paul W. Stickle at the New York State College of Forestry in 1923. The report deals with the operations of the Horton Saw Mill of the Parsons Pulp and Lumber Company.

Dates: ca. 1923

Preston County Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0956
Overview Papers from the Leroy Bucklew Museum in the Preston County, West Virginia, courthouse. The collection includes early papers relating to land, court cases, mills and furnaces, post offices, inns, mineral development, Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad Company, roads, the Virginia-Maryland boundary, and estate settlements. There are photographs of Preston County and Kingwood, and maps of Kingwood, Bruceton Mills, Rowlesburg, Manheim, and of Berkeley Springs, Morgan County. Also includes...
Dates: 1775-1918

Salt Sulphur Springs Records

Collection Number: A&M 0512
Scope and Contents Daybooks, ledgers, journals, letter books and reports. Primarily concern the various business enterprises of the Salt Sulphur Springs Company including general store, hotel, stage line, telegraph company and farm. Also a letter book of the Oriental Powder Mills, Charleston, W.Va, of which John W.M. Appleton was agent; general store daybooks of E.D. Ballard; hotel and general store cash and daybooks of Erskine and Caruthers from Lexington and Salt Sulphur Springs. Records of the M.C.C.C. and...
Dates: 1819-1932

Samuel Hanway Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0570
Overview Manuscript surveys and plats of land in Monongalia and Preston counties, West Virginia, by Samuel Hanway, county surveyor. There are papers showing acreage and owners; an early plat of Morgantown showing streets, lots and numbers; plat of courses of the Monongalia and Preston County boundary; maps of Monongalia and Preston counties, including a map of eleven tracts of land on Prichard and Whiteday Creek, Monongalia County, which notes the Morgantown-Clarksburg Road, Cratzer's Tavern, and the...
Dates: 1782-ca. 1818

Stealey Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2787
Scope and Contents

Account books and ledger journals of a farm, coal mine, and grist mill owned by James Irvin Samson Stealey in Clarksburg, West Virginia, 1865-1907. The mill, known as the Point Mill, was located at Point Comfort, where the Elk Creek and West Fork River join.

This collection includes two series:

Series 1. James I. S. Stealey Farm and Coal Mine, 1865–1907 (box 1) Series 2. Point Mill Company, 1892–1899 (box 2)

Dates: 1865-1907

T.B. Cauthorn Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2487
Scope and Contents

Business correspondence, accounts, ledger book, and legal papers of Townley B. Cauthorn, farmer and lumber merchant of Millboro (Bath County), Virginia. The collection contains pay records for sawmill hands and farm laborers, employee purchase accounts, and legal documents. Also included are a record of road work done in Bath County when Cauthorn was Commissioner of Roads and an agreement between Cauthorn and Edgar S. Davis for the adoption by Cauthorn of Mattie Davis.

Dates: 1867-1907

White Day Glades Tannery Records

Collection Number: A&M 3030

A ledger of customers, prices, dates and worked completed by a Taylor County tannery, mill and store owned and operated by the Corrothers family. The mill turned out a variety of leather products ranging from boots to book bindings. Included are entries on repair work particularly shoe repairs. There are also receipts of this mill with an address at McConkey, WV, especially tax receipts. Also included are photos of William A. C. Corrothers and a genealogy of his family.

Dates: 1855-1977

Withers and VanDevender Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2109
Overview Correspondence, ledger books, account and cashbooks of the Parkersburg, West Virginia, firm of Withers and VanDevender (later Wiant and VanDevender), specializing in timber cutting, but also dealing in real estate, coal, oil, and orange growing. Subjects include timber cutting methods, costs, timber shipping, floods, freezes, droughts, log jams, timberland locations, timber purchases and sales, salaries of timber workers, and fruit groves in Florida. Counties mentioned include: Boone,...
Dates: 1899-1951