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Turnpikes. SEE ALSO Roads.

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

McCoy Family Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0558
Overview Business correspondence and papers, including land grants and deeds, 1761-1881, surveys, wills, and account books of William McCoy, Sr. and Jr., of Pendleton County. There are papers on the administration of estates; management of property in Mercer, Pendleton, and Randolph counties, and in Augusta and Highland counties, Virginia, for absentee owners; and on farm operations. There is material on the Central Bank of Virginia at Staunton; the Moorefield and North Branch Turnpike Company; and on...
Dates: 1761-1903

Northwestern Turnpike Association Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0856
Overview Correspondence, minutes, and membership cards which reflect the Association's lobbying efforts on behalf of preserving and rebuilding the Northwest Turnpike which ran from Capon Bridge to Parkersburg and is now part of U.S. Route 50.
Dates: 1922-1926

Roy Thistle, Collector, Scrapbook Regarding Ohio River History

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1443
Overview A scrapbook containing a brief history of Sistersville and the oil industry in Tyler and other counties and states; a stock certificate of the Sistersville & Salem Turnpike Company, 1853; bills of lading for Ohio and Muskingum River steamers, 1855-1934; and a list of steamboats operating on the Muskingum River, 1830-1890
Dates: 1855-1934

Rufus A. West, Collector, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0821
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscripts, printed and newspaper materials collected by Rufus A. West, a Morgantown antiquarian and faculty member of the College of Engineering, West Virginia University. This collection includes papers concerning many phases of West Virginia History, although centered on Preston, Taylor, and Monongalia counties. Includes marriage licenses from Preston County, 1881-1947; newspaper clippings from Morgantown newspapers; a meeting invitation from the Monongalia County...
Dates: 1880-1947

Rufus A. West, Collector, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0576
Scope and Contents Manuscript and printed material, and pictures collected by Rufus A. West, a Morgantown antiquarian and faculty member of the College of Engineering, West Virginia University. There are also a small number of Mr. West’s personal papers, consisting of letters concerning West Virginia University College of Engineering, Oak Grove Cemetery Association, and the Wesley Methodist Church, all of Morgantown, and business records of the Town Hill Service Station, owned by Mr. West. The main...
Dates: 1774; 1780; 1830-1952

Shepherdstown-Hagerstown Road Logbook

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2260
Overview Records of the Shepherdstown Lutheran Parish, including the Daybook of John David Young, an early pastor.
Dates: 1874-1876

Vida Bailey, Collector, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1847
Overview Indentures, deeds, court papers, land grants, letters, church notices, tax and other receipts, bills, notes and other materials concerning the Bluestone River area in Summers County, West Virginia, especially the Josiah Meadows and Robert Lilly families. Includes a Church of Christ minute book kept by Thomas Lilly, 1802-1817; a land grant to Jesiah Meador signed by Governor James P. Preston, 1809; and a letter from William Sellergrit Lilly from upper Louisiana Territory telling of earth...
Dates: 1790-1882

Watson Family Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1949
Scope and Contents The collection includes manuscript materials-correspondence, land warrant, accounts, receipts, petition and will; printed and typescript materials-invitations, broadside, newspaper and magazine clippings. Subjects of the various items include sale and survey of land; schools, churches, estates, comment on and description of agriculture, social and economic conditions in Kentucky, Georgia, Louisiana, S. Carolina, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, California, Morgantown, Fairmont, & Wheeling, W. Va.,...
Dates: 1694; 1783-1878; 1926

Watson Family Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0630
Scope and Contents Personal papers of the Watson family in Marion County, including a genealogy of the Watson and Haymond families, newspaper clippings of weddings, obituaries, social and business activities, and European travel. Mention is made of coal mining development in Marion County, strikes, labor meetings, conservation, and improvement of farming practices. There is material on politics, industrial development, early iron mining, Marion county history, the Barrickville covered bridge, Beverly-Fairmont...
Dates: 1869-1953