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Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

T. M. Fowler West Virginia Maps

Collection Number: A&M 1308
Overview Forty-one maps of various cities and towns in West Virginia drawn by T.M. Fowler between 1870 and 1911. Locations include Bluefield, Buckhannon, Cairo, Cameron, Clarksburg, Davis, Elkins, Fairmont, Grafton, Harrisville, Keyser, Keystone, Mannington, Morgantown, Moundsville, New Martinsville, Northfork and Clark, Parkersburg, Parsons, Pennsboro, Philippi, St. Mary's, Salem, Sistersville, Wellsburg, Weston, and Wheeling. Most of the maps date from 1896 to 1899. There is also an addendum of...
Dates: 1870-1911; Majority of material found within 1896-1899

Thomas Beall Davis, Businessman and Politician, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3197
Overview Correspondence of businessman and politician Thomas Beall Davis (1828-1911), brother of Henry Gassaway Davis (1823-1916). Most of the letters and telegrams concern the lobbying efforts of individuals and organizations to influence Davis when he filled an unexpired term in the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress (June 6, 1905-March 3, 1907). There are many requests for appointments, discharges, and pensions. Also lobbying requests for interstate commerce requiring subsidies or...
Dates: 1896-1913

Topographic Maps

Collection Number: A&M 1721

Topographic maps by the U.S. Geological Survey of various cities and towns in West Virginia. These are quadrangle maps covering four-sided areas bound by parallels of latitude and meridians of longitude. Contour lines show land shapes and elevation; colors distinguish map features, such as roads, rural areas, woodlands, urban areas, landmark buildings, etc.

Dates: 1891-1989; Majority of material found within 1900-1980

United Pocahontas Coal Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 2849

This collection consists mainly of business records of the United Pocahontas Coal Company of Crumpler, West Virginia (McDowell County), including a one-page typescript history of the company, bylaws (1915), business correspondence, and three blueprint maps.

Dates: 1915,1936-38, 1965, 1968

West Virginia Aerial Photography Maps

Collection Number: A&M 2093

Low altitude aerial photographs, overlapping in stereoscopal pairs on a scale of 1/20,000, which are used to check features on topographic maps, like geographic formations and man-made developments. There are surveys of all West Virginia counties, including portions of the state photographed in surveys of Virginia and Pennsylvania border counties.

Dates: 1937-1959

West Virginia Geological Survey Map Index

Collection Number: A&M 3209

A computer disk (3.5 in. floppy) index of the map holdings of the West Virginia Geological Survey in 1994. This electronic map catalog of 306 pages was originally generated in Word Perfect 5.1 by Dr. Peter Lessing of the WV Geological and Economic Survey. The original diskette is in the collection, but its content has been converted to a 372 page Microsoft Word text file that is readable by contemporary devices.

Dates: 1904-1994

West Virginia Map Tracings

Collection Number: A&M 0273

Map tracings of towns and subdivisions of towns and districts in West Virginia.

Dates: 1814-1940

West Virginia Midland Railroad Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 2434

Correspondence, business papers, engineers' ledgers, blueprints, maps, structural drawings, and photographs document the construction and operation of the West Virginia Midland Railway Company (later the West Virginia Midland Railroad) in Webster Springs, West Virginia, from 1906 to 1933.

Dates: 1903-1933 and undated

West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company, Reports

Collection Number: A&M 1051

Two typescript reports on the company's timberlands in Pocahontas, Randolph, and Webster counties, including graphs, contour maps, and photographs. Topics covered include a reproduction study made on the Cheat and Elk River watersheds, a forest survey and a summary of detailed estimates.

Dates: 1920

West Virginia Rural Surveys

Collection Number: A&M 0194
Overview Surveys of rural residents conducted by WVU Agricultural Experiment Station. Inquiries about farm land conditions, size of operations, profitability and the respondents opinions about the local community and its economic prospects. The 1924 survey was taken only in the Easton-Avery section of Monongalia County and contains an accompanying map with individual family farms number coded. The 1958 survey, a selection from around the state, is more indicative of demographics especially of out...
Dates: 1924-1958