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Slavery -- West Virginia

 Subject
Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Ancella Bickley, Historian, Research Papers Regarding African-Americans

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.4208
Scope and Contents This collection documents the research, public service, and life of Ancella Bickley, writer, educator, speaker, and historian. Includes writings, research materials, and more, focusing on the history of African Americans in West Virginia and the black experience in West Virginia. Collected research materials are predominantly facsimiles. Printed formats include correspondence, clippings, interview transcripts, typescript writings, publications, pamphlets, ephemera, speeches, articles, military...
Dates: 1775-2018 (Includes facsimiles); Majority of material found within 1970-2011

John Holt, Collector, Lewis County History Collection

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.4405
Scope and Contents Material collected by John Holt. Includes legal documents (court papers, summonses, land grants, and more), financial records (such as receipts), correspondence, photographs, clippings, printed material, and more. Subjects include Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson (January 21, 1824 – May 10, 1863) and his family, the Holt family, Lewis County, and more. Highlights include court papers regarding debt of Thomas Jackson, which may be due to him leaving his post as constable of Lewis County...
Dates: 1786-1993; Majority of material found within 1817-1913

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

 Collection
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

William Allen Crow of Charles Town, Two Letters and Receipt Regarding Purchase of Slaves

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.4437
Overview Papers regarding the purchase of slaves by William Allen Crow, resident of Charles Town, Jefferson County, (West) Virginia.
Dates: 1836-1839