Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 100 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2549
Overview Wilkinson, a resident of Bridgeport, recorded in this book the record of surveys which he did for private individuals, county courts, and mining companies in Doddridge, Harrison, and Marion counties.
Collection Number: A&M.0086
Overview Papers of a Grafton attorney who was a lawyer for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and prosecuting attorney of Taylor County, West Virginia, assistant to Governor J.B. Jackson, collector of internal revenue for West Virginia, and a member of the Democratic National Committee. There are case papers and letters pertaining to McGraw's law practice; records relating to the purchase, sale, and development of timber, coal, and oil lands; and records of his directorships in the Grafton and Greenbrier...
Dates: 1842-1927, 1948
Collection Number: A&M.0007
Overview Correspondence, maps, business records and other papers of a U.S. Senator, Democratic politician, and promoter of the oil industry, railroads, and coal and timber resources of West Virginia. The papers regard Camden's purchase of land in the 1850s; his activities in oil production and refining, 1860-1875; his presidency of the Camden Consolidated Oil Company and the Baltimore United Oil Company; the affairs of the Stewart Brick Company of Parkersburg; the Virginia debt controversy; and his...
Collection Number: A&M.1784
Scope and Contents A letter from Justus Collins to his brother, Jairus Collins, when the latter became Superintendent of the Collins Mines at Glen Jean, West Virginia, September 1896. Letter written from Goodwill, W. Va.
Collection Number: A&M.1824
Scope and Contents Justus Collins was an entrepreneur who opened his first coal mine in the Pocahontas- Flat Top coal field of Southern West Virginia, and thereafter operated mines in the New River, Tug River, and Winding Gulf coal fields. He headed a coal sales agency, speculated in coal and timber lands, headed a cement company, and was interested financially in rubber, oil, and gas companies. He played an important role in organizing the Tug River Coal Operators Association, the Winding Gulf Operators'...
Collection Number: A&M.2569
Collection Number: A&M.2174
Scope and Contents One letter from J. Haynes Miller to Dr. Earl. L. Core, n.d, concerning Howard B. Tully, Sr. and Jr. and explanation of his source for the enclosed material on John Nuttall; one letter from Howard B. Tully, Jr. to Mr. Miller regarding the Nuttall material. A one page copy of a typescript, "Approximate General Statement as to holdings of John Nuttall Estate", describing the coal and timber lands in Fayette and Nicholas counties, income from, taxes on, and branch railroads owned by...
Dates: 1971; N.D.
Collection Number: A&M.0551
Overview Personal and business papers of the Lewis family, mainly of John D. (1800-1882), Charles C., Sr. (b.1839), and Charles C., Jr. (b.1865), of Kanawha County. For the period 1825-1875 there are papers of various members of the Ruffner, Dickinson, and Wilson families of West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Kansas, Missouri, and other states. The business papers relate to farming operations, the purchase and sale of slaves, salt manufacturing and trade, the Old Sweet Springs Company, coal, iron, oil,...
Collection Number: A&M.2411
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, financial papers, and other assorted materials relating to the Little Kanawha Railroad and sister companies in West Virginia and surrounding states. The papers deal with the purchase by the Little Kanawha Syndicate of the Little Kanawha Railroad, which ran from Zanesville to Parkersburg, and the surrounding coal lands. Members of the syndicate included George J. Gould, William E. Guy, and Joseph Ramsey, Jr. Correspondents include: J.T. Blair, Lawrence Greer, J.S....
Collection Number: A&M.1229
Overview The collection consists of correspondence, business and legal papers, family photographs, clippings, and account books of Zebulon and Eli Musgrave and Daniel and William L. Turney of Fairmont, West Virginia. Aside from family and business affairs and estate settlements, subjects include Missouri frontier life and society in 1836; strife at Lecompton, Kansas School Territory, in 1857; local history of the Fairmont area; and Fairmont Normal School. About 2 ins. of material concerns coal mining,...
Dates: ca. 1836-1925