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Schools. SEE ALSO Academies

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:

Fleming Family Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0644
Scope and Contents Additional papers of Benjamin Fleming and several members of the Fleming family. Manuscript items include land grants, & deed Monongalia County, letters, account ∧ tax statements. Printed items include Sabbath School program, Fairmont, 1861; concert and commencement programs of Fairmont State Normal, 1892, 1897, 1906; Alfred Fleming Cemetery Association, proposed organization pamphlet. A clipping scrapbook contains some poetry by Thurston Worth Fleming, biographical sketch of Col....

Frederick B. Lambert, Collector and Compiler, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1244
Scope and Contents Historical and genealogical typescripts, clipping scrapbooks, copies of family and court records, and personal recollections of the Guyandotte Valley area of Cabell, Wayne, and Lincoln counties compiled by F.B. Lambert. Several typescripts deal with the religious institutions of the area, the development of road, river, and rail transportation, and the spread of education in the valley. Other materials deal with the frontier and Indian history of the Guyandotte country and the collection...

Frederick B. Lambert, Collector and Compiler, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1281
Scope and Contents Historical and genealogical notebooks, notes on census reports, cemetery readings, newspaper history, copies of church and school records, notes on slavery, newspaper clipping scrapbooks, and correspondence.

Freeman Family Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0248
Overview A contract between Fayette Freeman and others for a subscription school to be opened in Lewis County, and four pages of accounts of Stephen Freeman showing prices of clothing, hardware, and household articles.

George W. Miller Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2130
Overview Correspondence and financial records of a Gilmer County businessman, gas drilling contractor, schoolteacher, and elementary school principal who was involved also with coal, timber, real estate, and water well businesses. The correspondence concerns Miller's business affairs; dealings with government agencies, such as the Federal Power Commission and the Small Business Administration; applications for teaching positions and graduate schools; tax problems; campaign for a seat on the school...

Gustavus Friend Taylor (1843-1915) Scrapbook

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1303
Overview Scrapbook of the editor of the Sutton MOUNTAINEER, member of the Wheeling Convention, 1861, and the state legislature, 1867. Clippings pertain to election returns for Braxton County and the nation; Taylor's editorials; letters to the editor; population statistics; and politics. A section of the volume consists of Taylor's record of visits to the county schools as County Superintendent of Free Schools, 1869, and a record of personal accounts.

Harpers Ferry History

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0374
Overview A sketch of the town and its geographical setting, copied from a map owned by Mrs. E. Bruce Allen, Moorefield, West Virginia. Included are short notes on the history of the town, description of the rivers, public buildings, school, circulating library, tavern, religious denominations, and nationalities represented among its inhabitants.

Harpers Ferry National Park, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2291
Overview Correspondence, staff minutes, trail notes, and other materials relating to the management of Harpers Ferry National Park. There is also a map of Harpers Ferry with historical information by the US National Park Service (published in 2010).

Harry T. Leeper, Collector, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0348
Scope and Contents Collection includes family correspondence of the Bowman, Veach, and Leeper families; manuscripts of "Jones' Raid", Nathaniel Cochrane's account of his capture and imprisonment by the Indians, Cochrane's biography, and the time "Home Life of the Leeper Family"; typescripts of "Monongah", Thomas Leeper's diary regarding heavy rains and high waters of 1888, "History of West Monongah High School", and "History of the Leeper Family": 47 teacher's daily registers, 1881-1891, some showing marriage and...

Harvey Bowman, Soldier, World War II Scrapbook

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0299
Overview Air Force Captain Harvey Bowman served in the Pacific Theater during World War II as a member of the 43rd Bombardment Group and on General Douglas MacArthur's staff. One oversize scrapbook chiefly documents Bowman's military service in New Guinea and Australia from 1942 to 1945. This fragile volume consists of loose pages with photographs, orders and regulations, newspaper clippings, and other miscellaneous material tipped in. Photographs depict Bowman's unit and his surroundings in Australia...