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Fairmont (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew C. Lyons, Architect, Drawings for Buildings in Fairmont, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 3248

Architectural drawings by A.C. Lyons; includes pencil drawings and blueprints for mostly residential buildings in Fairmont, West Virginia. There is also a pamphlet regarding the life and work of Andrew C. Lyons entitled "Art and Architecture of Fairmont: Exploring the Works of Andrew C. Lyons and Raymond Stoker" by M. Raymond Alvarez. See scope and content note for contents list.

Dates: 1890-2013; Majority of material found in 1890-1910

Charles L. Robinson, Collector, Papers of a Marion County Family

Collection Number: A&M 3924
Scope and Contents

Papers collected by Charles L. Robinson, including business and family papers of Marion County businessman Clarence D. Robinson. There are books, photographs, ephemera, scrapbook, ledgers, and artifact. Addendum of 2015/03/16 includes a stock certificate, photographs of family members, a map of Fairmont, and scattered issues of Fairmont and Baltimore newspapers.

Dates: 1872-1927

Chesney MacCauley Ramage, Surgeon, Photographs and Biography

Collection Number: A&M 3790
Overview Three photographs and biographical material regarding Chesney MacCauley Ramage, a native of West Milford, West Virginia. After graduating from Fairmont High School (in 1900) and West Virginia University (WVU), he attended John Hopkins University Medical School in Baltimore. He then returned to Fairmont and established a surgical practice, becoming the superintendent and chief surgeon at the Miners' Hospital (Fairmont Emergency Hospital). Photographs include graduating glass of Fairmont High...
Dates: 1900-1907, 2007

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959), Barns Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1604

Correspondence, business, and legal papers, and photographs of Thomas Barns (1750-1836) and his son John S. Barns, who operated a grist and saw mill at Polsleys Mill (now Fairmont). Papers deal with a river trip to Indiana, 1837; coal mining in 1839; the money question, 1838; land transactions, farming, and mercantile operations of the Barns family; Rosecrans in Middle Tennessee, 1863; and the poor economic conditions, 1878.

Dates: 1795-1908

Cullen Martin, Student, West Virginia University Diploma, Textbooks, and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 4148
Overview Items belonging to civil engineer and West Virginian Cullen Guile Martin (1883-1930), including Martin's West Virginia University (WVU) diploma (1912); a card-mounted black and white photograph of Martin (ca. 1900); 14 picture postcards of Morgantown and Fairmont sent to Martin's sister Delsie Martin Coffman of Clarksburg, West Virginia (1907-1909); and 23 books that belonged to Martin (1891-1923). Books are mainly textbooks, likely used by Martin while at WVU, and include titles such as...
Dates: 1891-1923

Earl W. Kennedy, Mine Inspector, Coal Company Mine Inspection Records

Collection Number: A&M 3999
Scope and Contents Coal mine inspection records compiled by Earl W. Kennedy, mine inspector and safety manager. Includes notebooks of mine inspection records kept by Kennedy, memoranda regarding mine safety audits, safety training materials, and other material. Records mainly regard the Consolidation Coal Company (now Consol Energy, Inc.).The coal mine inspection records consist of notebooks kept by Kennedy from 1981 until July 1997 (box 1, folder 1 through box 9, folder 1). There are also scans of...
Dates: 1974-2013

Electric Street Railways History

Collection Number: A&M 2619

Copy of a handwritten memoir by Mr. C.D. Herbst concerning his career as an engineer with the West Penn Power Company, and a copy of a booklet on the history and development of electric street railways in Parkersburg, West Virginia and Marietta, Ohio.

Dates: 1930, 1962

Ethel S. Stemple, Diploma and Certificate from Elliot Commercial School

Collection Number: A&M 4106

Two documents issued by the Elliot Commercial School of West Virginia to Ethel S. Stemple, a certificate of scholarship indicating that she was a student in the shorthand and typewriting department (ca. 1904) and the diploma issued to Stemple when she completed the shorthand course (1904).

Dates: 1904

Fairmont Junior High School, Publisher, Student Newsletter "Spotlight"

Collection Number: A&M 4384
Content Description

Seven issues of "Spotlight", a monthly newsletter published for the students of Fairmont Junior High School. Contents include school news and announcements, lists of honor roll students, performance of school sports team, student poetry and artworks, and jokes.

Dates: 1960-1961

Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) Newspaper Clipping

Collection Number: A&M 0418

Fairmont Times (W.Va.) newspaper clipping where Frances Pierpont Pryor, Francis H. Pierpont's granddaughter, is thanking the newspaper for including historical information about Pierpont's life in their articles.

Dates: undated