Schools. SEE ALSO Academies
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1375
Overview "Monongalia County Schools and Local History, 1864-1960," compiled by Lynn Hastings, includes lists of various county and school officials, rosters of teachers and students, and organizational data of the school system.
Collection Number: A&M.0452
Overview Report of J.N. Prickett, secretary of the Houltown Sunday School, 30 August 1868; a monthly report of the Mount Harmony School, 1877; a term report of the Boothsville School, 1879; and registers from various schools, 1871-1881, showing pupils' names, attendance records, teachers' salaries, books used, and number of students studying various subjects.
Collection Number: A&M.1672
Overview County and circuit clerks records, arranged chronologically. Records for the years 1835-1857, include bonds of ministers, tavern operators, ordinaries, ferries, and county officials; estate settlements; records pertaining to road, bridge, and public building; records of the overseer of the poor; school commissioners' and surveyors' appointments; and lists of county officials. Records for 1863-1874 include county supervisors' records; records of the Fairmont and Wheeling Turnpike; and muster...
Collection Number: A&M.0010
Overview Papers of Hu Maxwell (1860-1927), historian, editor, and author of several county histories of West Virginia, along with papers and records of other family members. There are manuscripts of fiction, verse, and local history written by Maxwell, as well as a number of his manuscripts and publications dealing with forestry which were prepared while he was a member of the Forest Service of the United States Department of Agriculture. Maxwell kept a diary during the years 1901-1919 while residing in...
Collection Number: A&M.0134
Overview 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 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 merchandise...
Collection Number: A&M.2971
Overview Minutes of the meetings of the Trustees dealing with raising and disbursing of funds, the establishment of rules and regulations and the hiring of personnel to supervise and to instruct at the Academy. Special mention is made of site location and awarding and payment of contracts for the erection of a new building. The new building was completed in 1831, located at the northeast corner of Spruce and Walnut Streets. Also mentioned are the trustee boards' decisions on acquiring property and...
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 covering a...
Collection Number: A&M.1665
Overview Minute books contain: lists of students, teachers, trustees, school books; policy discussions and decisions; expenditures and correspondence.
Collection Number: A&M.1310
Scope and Contents Minute book includes a record of the organization of the society and the constitution and the by-laws. Included with the volume is a typescript entitled: “Spots in Monongalia County School History (1837-1847).”
Collection Number: A&M.0123
Scope and Contents Records of Monroe County public schools, including a printed circular relating to the allocation of revenues of the Literary Fund under the Act of Assembly of 21 February 1818; manuscript financial reports, receipts, orders for tuition and teachers' salaries, attendance and progress reports, lists of books and supplies, reports on the number of schools in operation, and other records.Microfilm for this collection is available, including:Reel 1. 1818-1843Reel...