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Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Preston County Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0956
Overview Papers from the Leroy Bucklew Museum in the Preston County, West Virginia, courthouse. The collection includes early papers relating to land, court cases, mills and furnaces, post offices, inns, mineral development, Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad Company, roads, the Virginia-Maryland boundary, and estate settlements. There are photographs of Preston County and Kingwood, and maps of Kingwood, Bruceton Mills, Rowlesburg, Manheim, and of Berkeley Springs, Morgan County. Also includes...
Dates: 1775-1918

Price Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0682
Overview Family papers, periodicals, newspapers, clippings, maps, and other materials of the Price family in Marlinton. Most of the papers are those of Andrew Price, a Marlinton attorney, including records of the law firm of Price, Osenton and McPeak. Other materials, ca.1901-1949, concern J.W. Price, a Marlinton physician. There are muster rolls of Company C, Sixty-second Virginia Infantry, C.S.A., from Pendleton County; and manuscripts of essays, verse, and historical articles written by Andrew...
Dates: 1813, 1900-1945

Roy Bird Cook, Collector, Papers regarding the Civil War in Southern West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 0895
Overview Papers mainly related to the Civil War in southern West Virginia, including correspondence, maps, photographs, newspaper clippings, muster rolls, and other material. Highlights of the collection include material regarding Captain John V. Young of the 11th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry; Captain James S. Cassady of the 7th West Virginia Cavalry; Captain W.D. Thurmond and his company of Partisan Rangers; and the 8th and 13th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry units. The collection is organized...
Dates: 1844-1938; Majority of material found within 1861-1867

Roy Bird Cook, Collector, Tavenner Family Papers and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 0858
Overview Papers of the Tavenner family of western Virginia, including correspondence, newspaper clippings, maps, and other material. Much of the material in this collection regards the Civil War. The Tavenner family was sympathetic to the Confederate cause. One member of the family, William Cabell Tavenner, served in the Confederate army; his letters are part of the collection. This collection also contains material related to families allied to the Tavenner family by marriage, particularly the...
Dates: 1778-1953; Majority of material found within 1819-1884

Rush Meadows Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2147

Papers of Rush Meadows, a Charleston, West Virginia, mining engineer and mine operator, containing correspondence, maps, reports, and photographs on companies involved in coal, oil and gas production in Appalachia, the Rocky Mountain states, and Latin America.

Dates: 1901-1967

Sanborn Map Company Fire Insurance Maps for West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 1307
Overview The Sanborn Map Company created large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American cities and towns during the late nineteenth and twentieth century to provide fire insurance agents with sufficient information to assess fire insurance liability. Maps show size, shape and construction of buildings, street names and widths, property boundaries, building use, and the locations of water mains, fire alarms, and hydrants, among other things. The Sanborn Map Company updated the maps to reflect new...
Dates: 1884-1934

Slaughter's Creek Coal & Land Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 1789
Scope and Contents

The company owned coal lands in the Cabin Creek district of West Virginia. The collection includes deeds, contracts, maps, and engineering reports, with mention of the Winifrede Collieries Co., Wet Branch Mining Co., Chelyan Coal & Land Co., Standard Ore and Alloys Corporation, and Charleston Interurban Railroad Company.

Dates: 1905-1948

Smokeless Fuel Co. Records

Collection Number: A&M 1928
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, reports, financial records, pamphlets, maps, photographs, clippings, and other papers of a coal company operating in southern West Virginia. Subjects include operators' associations, wages, prices, mine inspection reports, sales, strip mining, and freight rates. Other firms mentioned include the Winding Gulf Collieries, Charleston Coal Co., Piney Coking Coal Land Co., Juliette Coal Co., LaMar Colliery Co., Phelps Coal Co., George Creek Coal Co.,...
Dates: 1935-1957

Stiles Family Oil and Mining Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 0199
Overview Papers, maps, and photos of William C. Stiles and Samuel B. Stiles, developers associated with J.C. Rathbone and J.N. Camden in the oil industry of Wood County, in particular of the oil boom town of Volcano. Most of the papers are business correspondence, receipts and oil drilling records dealing with family owned business in Parkersburg and Volcano, namely the Zero Oil Company, the Power Oil Company, and the Jackson Land and Mining Company. There are family photographs, and records and...
Dates: 1837-1951

Storer College, Architectural Drawings, Diplomas, and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 1471
Scope and Contents Architectural drawings (blueprints, campus plans, topographic maps, etc.), diplomas, and other material regarding Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry.Box 1 contains 26 architectural drawings.Box 2 contains 19 architectural drawings.Box 3 contains 12 diplomas; one oversize folder of architectural drawings; one legal size folder of correspondence regarding an addition to the college...
Dates: ca. 1900-1953