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Salt industry and trade - West Virginia.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Shetler, Curator and Historian, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2835

Material written and collected by a former curator of the West Virginia and Regional History Collection that includes bibliographies, transcripts, photostats, papers and historical sketches on various aspects of West Virginia history. Items deal with prominent West Virginia University historians, the Civil War, early settlement, industrial growth, and West Virginia University. A number of letters and circulars discuss the West Virginia Historical Society in 1869.

Dates: ca. 1700-1965

James Tenney Letter

Collection Number: A&M 3153
Overview The letter from James Tenney, Jr. to his uncle, John Tenney of Luzerne, NY describes James' journey from upstate New York to Nicholas County, Virginia via Richmond and comments on the attributes of western Virginia. It mentions Kanawha Valley salt production and the lumber industry on the Elk River which supplied materials for boats and barrels used in the salt industry. Tenney also alludes to the New England settlement in present-day Upshur County which his father joined earlier. (a...
Dates: 1825

John E. Stealey Book Manuscripts

Collection Number: A&M 3195
Overview Book manuscripts by John Edmund Stealey III, Distinguished Professor of History at Shepherd University. Born of a prominent Clarksburg family, Stealey is known generally for his work on West Virginia and Appalachia including industrial slavery, antebellum business and industry, nineteenth century United States legal history. He has extended his research and publication range to include early Porfirian Mexico and Civil War era constitutionalism, African American life, and political...
Dates: 1993-2006

Kanawha County Salt Agreement

Collection Number: A&M 2250
Overview An agreement between Kanawha County Salt Manufacturers fixing prices and splitting the market. Parties to the agreement include Andrew Donnally, Lewis F. Donnally, William Donnally, William D. Shrewsberry, Henry H. Wood, John D. Lewis, George H. Warth, Job English, James H. Fry, Henry Chappell, Ira Hurt, Richard A. Hurt, Nathaniel B. Wilson, William C. Brooks, Richard C. Lovell, William McMullen, Lewis Ruffner, James S. Brooks, Franklin Noyes, Samuel A. Miller, E.S. Arnold, William J. Rand,...
Dates: n.d.

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1561
Overview Papers collected by Roy Bird Cook, a Lewis County native and Charleston pharmacist, who in his role as historian, researcher, and author, was a pioneering and effective advocate for the preservation of West Virginia history. This collection includes the papers he collected in connection with his research, including documentation of the Civil War in West Virginia, Stonewall Jackson and his family, and genealogy of North Central West Virginia, among other topics. Materials include letters and...
Dates: 1679-1984, undated; Majority of material found within 1840-1960

T.T. Perry, Collector, Publications

Collection Number: A&M 2253

Microfilm copy of assorted books, speeches, and pamphlets related to early West Virginia history. Includes: On The Plains In '65 by George H. Holliday; Heyward Shepherd, Victim Of Violence, by Matthew Page Andrews; and The Harpers Ferry Insurrection by J. Ewing Glasgow. For a complete listing, see the control folder.

Dates: 1806-1859