Mills and mill-work
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1451
Overview Correspondence, legal and business papers, mercantile records and tax receipt books of Isaac McNeel, who operated a store at Edray and Mill Point, Pocahontas County, West Virginia, served as sheriff of the county, operated a gristmill, raised livestock, and was appointed provost marshal of the county in 1862 by the Confederate Army. The collection also includes letters and school reports of McNeel's sons, Winters and Summers, while students at Washington and Lee and the Medical and Law...
Collection Number: A&M.1196
Overview Ledgers and daybooks of Jacob Guseman, a Preston County entrepreneur who operated a general merchandise store, a fulling mill, sawmill, gristmill, and other manufactories at Muddy Creek.
Dates: 1836-1866, 1930
Collection Number: A&M.1146
Scope and Contents Family papers of Alexander Smith, Charles Edgar Brown, and Joseph Moreland; correspondence; materials relating to local history and Moreland's civic, social, religious, and professional activities. Typescript on the Union in West Virginia Coal Fields; a bound typescript on the History of the Various Courts of Monongalia County; and abstracts and legal papers of the Connellsville Basin Coke Company. Material also includes plats and maps relating to the residential and...
Collection Number: A&M.0870
Scope and Contents Business and personal papers of a Morgantown attorney and antiquarian. The boxed materials consist of legal papers, abstracts of titles and other items relating to Moreland's law practice; business and personal correspondence, records of Morgantown and Monongalia County corporations, including the Morgantown Hotel Company, Union Investment Company, Bank of Masontown, and the LaMar Coal Company. The bound volumes include a receipt book for shares in the Monongalia County Farmer's...
Collection Number: A&M.3153
Overview The letter from James Tenney, Jr. to his uncle, John Tenney of Luzerne, NY describes James' journey from upstate New York to Nicholas County, Virginia via Richmond and comments on the attributes of western Virginia. It mentions Kanawha Valley salt production and the lumber industry on the Elk River which supplied materials for boats and barrels used in the salt industry. Tenney also alludes to the New England settlement in present-day Upshur County which his father joined earlier. (a...
Collection Number: A&M.1511
Overview Correspondence, business and legal papers, surveys, account books, and a diary of a Burning Springs surveyor, oil developer, rural entrepreneur, horticulturalist, and captain of the Little Kanawha River steamer GENERAL JACKSON. Collection includes a brief journal of a trip from Des Moines, Iowa, to the Forks of the Platte in 1860; papers of Clarke's venture in quartz mining and milling in the Colorado Territory, 1861-1863; surveys of the Burning Springs oil region; letters from James C. Clarke,...
Collection Number: A&M.0005
Scope and Contents This collection embraces business letters, bills, receipts, notes, orders, checks, and personal correspondence of John Rogers, who was a pioneer merchant and iron manufacturer in Monongalia County, Virginia, during the first half of the nineteenth century.
Collection Number: A&M.0504
Scope and Contents Letters to and from John rogers of Morgantown concerning his business affairs; subjects of the letters include the Morgantown Bridge Company, building an academy in Morgantown, the North West Turnpike, stage routes between Morgantown and Uniontown, salt, wool, carding, the purchase of machinery for the manufacture of woolen goods, plow points, and negroes. Correspondents include John Hoye, J. M. Mason, George Calmes, John R. Cooke, George White, J. A. Stein, and G. Faber and Sons.
Dates: 1823 - 1852
Collection Number: A&M.0145
Overview Court case papers, 1779-1933, and county record books, 1806-1927. The bound volumes include private account and minute books of the Coal River and Kanawha Mining and Manufacturing Company (1852-1858) the Winifrede Mining and Manufacturing Company, (1850-1858), the steamboat CROCKETT (1836); a sawmill (1879); and general merchandise and salt accounts, 1822-1823, 1864-1865. A name and subject index to the case papers and a checklist of the bound volumes are available.
Collection Number: A&M.0062
Overview Court cases, 1775-1933, and county record volumes and private account books of Lewis County, 1817-1932. The private accounts include records of a harness maker, millers, druggists, printers, and general merchants. A checklist of the bound volumes is available, as well as a chronological, subject, and name index to the suit papers.