Doddridge County (W. Va.) -- History
Subject Source: Local Lc
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0104
Overview Personal and business papers of lawyer, U.S. Senator, circuit court judge, and first Governor of West Virginia, Arthur I. Boreman. Includes correspondence and legal and financial documents. Correspondence includes letters to and from Arthur's brother Jacob Boreman, as well as Francis H. Pierpont and George W. Summers. There are also letters and other documents relating to the taking and exchanging of hostages by the West Virginia government during the Civil War. See Scope and Content Note for...
Dates: 1861-1895, undated
Collection Number: A&M.2254
Overview A short history of Doddridge County, 1846-1893 entitled "Reminiscences Of Doddridge County by a Former Inhabitant." J.H. Diss DeBarr, the author, describes early residents, taverns, roads, transportation, and newspapers in Doddridge County.
Collection Number: A&M.4414
Scope and Contents This collection documents the Dotson family of Greenwood, West Virginia in Doddridge County. It contains Nancy Clark Dotson's diaries from 1904-1946 (including photocopies, indices, and supplementary information), other Dotson family diaries and books, the marriage certificate of Franklin and Nancy Clark Dotson, a Dotson family history, a cabinet card and carte de visite album, a tintype album, a collection of glass plate negatives, and other assorted photographs. Series 1. Nancy...
Collection Number: A&M.4284
Scope and Contents Photographs documenting Big Isaac in Doddridge County. Includes images of members of the Hinkle and West families. There is a portrait of Civil War soldier Abraham Hinkle in uniform as a member of Company E, Third Virginia Cavalry. Photos of Big Isaac include images of their baseball team, the butcher shop of John Jackson West, construction crews and derricks of the local oil company, students of Laurel Run School, and of local residents. There is also extensive photo documentation of the...
Dates: ca. 1860-1920