Schools. SEE ALSO Academies
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1219
Overview School commissioners' papers, 1821-1846, containing reports to the president and directors of the Literary Fund; treasurer's accounts and reports; reports of tuition paid for poor children; and a report on the formation of school districts. The collection also includes marriage lists and certificates of the officiating clergymen, 1820-1854.
Collection Number: A&M.0736
Overview Photostats of deeds, surveys, plats, and grants, the latter signed by Thomas M. Randolph, David Campbell, and William Smith, governors of Virginia, in 1820, 1838, and 1847, for land in Harrison and Doddridge counties; a school attendance sheet for 1865; and a report to the board of education of the number of school-age children in District 4 of Doddridge County in 1869. Also included are a number of photographs taken around Webster Springs showing the hotel, a subscription school, and public...
Collection Number: A&M.2211
Overview Receipts for land, school, personal property, and road taxes in Kanawha and Putnam counties, 1863-1886 and 1898-1899; grade reports from the Wesleyan Female Institute, Staunton, Virginia, 1882, and from the Putnam County schools, 1904-1906; a printed souvenir list of the students and teacher at the intermediate school, Poca; two manuscript poems concerning the medical profession, 1879-1880; and other items. Index and table of contents are available in the 17th volume.
Collection Number: A&M.2338
Overview School lists for Springfield and Duck Lick, Hampshire County, 1906 and 1907; hand-written Act of the West Virginia Legislature creating a School for the Deaf and Blind at Romney, 1871; and an agreement between George Deaver and John Eaton relating to the sale of a tract of land in Hampshire County, 1887.
Collection Number: A&M.2028
Overview Correspondence, speeches, essays, financial notes, certificates, an account book, a class attendance book for 1860, and a term paper prepared for a Glenville College, West Virginia, history class entitled, 'The Aaron D. Peterson Family.' The correspondence contains letters written by David T. Peterson to family and friends while serving with Federal forces in the Civil War. Subjects include schools, politics, farming, Civil War camps, units, troop movements, and battles at Droop Mountain,...
Collection Number: A&M.1296
Overview Register, School No.6, 1878-1879; records of the Preston County School Book Board, 1897-1907; Record of Proceedings of the Board of Education, Kingwood District, 1908-1913; and Board of Education Minutes for the Kingwood, Lyon, Pleasant, Portland, Reno, and Valley districts, 1899-1933.
Collection Number: A&M.2201
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, and business papers of John J.D. Preston, his ancestors, and his relatives. The correspondence is primarily between members of the Preston family with topics being discussed, such as living conditions, business conditions, military training camps, Civil War battles, politics and campaigns, political personalities, education, schools, and the World Wars. Correspondents include John Preston, Rev. David Preston, John J. Davis, and John W. Davis.
Collection Number: A&M.0027
Overview Letters to Thomas McBee and members of the McBee family in Monongalia County, West Virginia, from relatives in the Baird, Corns, England, and Noel families of Sharpsburg, Virginia*, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1859-1896. There are also several letters to Thomas and Elizabeth Price of Clinton Furnace, Monongalia County, 1873-1896; as well as subscription lists for the building of the "Union" meeting and schoolhouse, 1830, and for a school to be taught by William Price on the J. Barnes...
Collection Number: A&M.2205
Overview Correspondence of William A. Harrison, a Clarksburg lawyer, assistant federal district attorney, member of the Virginia Assembly, and judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia; most letters are from members of the family to Mrs. Anna Robertson Harrison. Subjects include construction of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal; Civil War loyalty Oaths, Camp Chase land purchases, and road building. There are also grade school attendance certificates and notes concerning the Lunatic Asylum West...
Collection Number: A&M.2662
Overview Most of the letters are to Helen M. Robinson of Fetterman, Taylor County, West Virginia, from relatives and friends. Subjects discussed include housekeeping, fashions, farming, schools, religion, and the Civil War from both the Confederate and Union perspectives. There are frequent, specific references to the political and military state-of-affairs in the upper Ohio Valley region.