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Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Kanawha County Relief Administration, Records

Collection Number: A&M 2077

Three volumes of typescript material containing correspondence, minutes of meetings, photographs, maps, charts, tables, blueprints, and reports concerning projects and their costs planned and completed by Civil Works Administration.

Dates: 1933-1934

Linda Cooper, Environmentalist, Canaan Valley Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3223
Scope and Contents These records document Linda Cooper's efforts to preserve the environment of Canaan Valley, WV, and to establish a National Wildlife Refuge there. These include reports, brochures, and other material regarding the development and creation of the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, correspondence, memoranda, and other material regarding the construction and development of the Davis Pumped Storage Project (a hydroelectric energy storage facility), and newspaper articles, newsletters,...
Dates: 1945-1995

Lloyd W. Brown, Engineer, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1063

Field engineer with the West Virginia Department of Mines. The collection includes papers on coal mine inspection, accidents, safety, and other aspects of mining. There are also several blueprints, maps, and drawings of various mining operations in West Virginia.

Dates: 1901-1932

Maxwell Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0010
Overview Papers of Hu Maxwell (1860-1927), historian, editor, and author of several county histories of West Virginia, along with papers and records of other family members. There are manuscripts of fiction, verse, and local history written by Maxwell, as well as a number of his manuscripts and publications dealing with forestry which were prepared while he was a member of the Forest Service of the United States Department of Agriculture. Maxwell kept a diary during the years 1901-1919 while residing...
Dates: ca. 1845-1950, 2017; Majority of material found within ca. 1845-1950

Monongah Mine Disaster Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0524
Overview The collection consists of: a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings on the explosion at Monongah Mines No.6 and No.8 on 6 December 1907, rescue operations, the inquest, and mine law reforms; photographs of the disaster; maps of the interior of the mines; printed and typescript reports and pamphlets on mining operations; script of a 1952 television broadcast on the disaster; material on mine disasters in Alabama, Pennsylvania, and Illinois; and newspaper accounts of the agitation for the...
Dates: 1907-1952

Oscar Doane Lambert, Historian, Papers regarding Historical Research

Collection Number: A&M 0552
Scope and Contents

Contains photograph copies of land plat signed by George Washington for 400 acres of land in Frederick County, Virginia; Photostat copy of a letter written by Benjamin Franklin from France; Photostat copies of map of northern neck of West Virginians; newspaper clippings on West Virginia University and state politics. Contains copies of maps and photographs relating to land in the Northern Neck of Virginia, Joist Hite, Jesse Hughes, Henry G. Davis, Alexander L. Wade, and Lord Fairfax.

Dates: 1770-1929

Pauline Morehead Ash, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0776

Genealogical material on the Clarke family and a diary of Belle Clarke; an account book of J.P. Clarke for general merchandise, farm, and labor accounts, with entries for the steamboat GENERAL JACKSON; several account books and a map of the Wirt Oil and Mining Company operations; items relating to the West Virginia State Grange, and a ledger of William H. Hill, Cincinnati, Ohio, an agent of the Grange.

Dates: 1855-1892, 1947

Philip Bagdon, Research Notes regarding Cass, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 3070
Overview Notes compiled by Philip Bagdon which were used by Dr. Roy Clarkson to complete his history of the logging town of Cass entitled Beyond Leatherbark: The Cass Saga. Bagdon's notes, composed of maps, tables and quotes from newspapers, correspondence and business records, are arranged chronologically and topically covering subjects important to the history of Cass, the Greenbrier River valley and east central West Virginia. Subjects mentioned are land purchases, timber appraisals, railroads,...
Dates: 1876-1976

Preston County Miscellaneous Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0607
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to an electric power line franchise application by the West Virginia Public Service Company to the town of Bruceton, 1930; copy of an agreement between R. B. Waddel and George H. Nieman on the use of a farm, March 17, 1900; a note dated April 26, 1918, given by the Bruceton Bank in favor of A. J. Chorpening and M. F. Chorpenning; mimeographed map of Cooper's Rock State Forest showing roads and refuge areas.

Dates: 1900-1930

Preston County Miscellaneous Papers, Historical Narrative regarding County and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 0950
Scope and Contents

Papers on the history and description of Preston County; and ten loose pages of manuscript maps and notes on the county. Covers the period circa 1775-1875. Written by S. Scott Garner, father-in-law of Mr. Victor Hoffman, according to a postal note, 1957 March 29 from Mr. Hoffman.

Dates: undated