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Fairmont (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Haymond-Fleming Law Firm Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0544
Overview Correspondence of A.F. Haymond and A. Brooks Fleming, Fairmont attorneys. Correspondents include J.M. Bennett, G.D. Camden, J. Carlile, Henry Mathews, and F.H. Pierpont mentioning politics, separation from Virginia, the Arthurdale community development, and routine legal business. Included are land and legal papers, 1760-1797, from Hampshire, Monongalia, and Ohio counties, mentioning Patrick Henry and Henry Lee. Also in the collection are: a leather billfold; estate papers and marriage...
Dates: 1760-1936

Jim Comstock, Newspaper Editor and Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2600
Overview Papers of James ("Jim") Franklin Comstock of Richwood, West Virginia, whose position as editor of the West Virginia Hillbilly and avocation as collector and advocate of all things West Virginia led to the preservation of much of the state's physical, visual, and textual history. The collection includes materials Comstock collected about West Virginia history as well as his own personal and professional papers. Materials include: general series of...
Dates: 1650-1671, 1717-2003, undated; Majority of material found within ca. 1850-1995

J.V. Blair Printed Materials

Collection Number: A&M 0330
Scope and Contents

Printed materials on politics and education, including copies of The Ohio Bimetallist, Bellaire, Ohio, 1898; the Fairmont Normal Bulletin, Fairmont, W. Va., January, 1899; broadsides; and a "list of Subscribers, Central West Va. Telephone Association," showing 1600 connections in central and northern West Virginia, ca. 1900.

Dates: 1894-1902

M.H. Ross, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1937
Scope and Contents

Papers (1935-1947) including correspondence, bonds, tax returns, checks, bank statements and account books of the Fairmont General (Cook ) Hospital Graduate Nurses' Alumni Association, Fairmont, W. Va. See inventory for complete description.

Dates: 1935-1947

Ray Alvarez, Collector, Fairmont and Shinnston Photographs

Collection Number: A&M 3874
Scope and Contents Photographs collected by Ray Alvarez of Fairmont, West Virginia. Includes negatives, tintypes, cartes de visite, cabinet cards, mounted photographs, photo postcards, and prints. Items include aerial views of Fairmont, unidentified portraits from studios in Fairmont as well as other locations in West Virginia and Pennsylvania, and photos of the aftermath of the Shinnston tornado in 1944.Series include:Series 1. Negatives; circa 1930s-1940s Series 2. Fairmont...
Dates: circa 1850-1944

Ray Stoker, Artist and Photographer, Album of Portrait Photographs

Collection Number: A&M 3811

Album of 39 portraits (black and white, and color) taken by Ray Stoker (1895-1975), a resident of Fairmont, West Virginia. The majority of the photographs are portraits of Stoker's wife; other subjects include other women, children, animals, and the artist himself. Please see "Historical Note" for further information regarding Stoker.

Dates: 1920-1950

Richard Duez, Collector, Photographs of Northern West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 3914

Digital files of photographs collected by Richard Duez of images of subjects located mostly in northern West Virginia, although there are some items featuring subjects located in Charleston and other places in the state. Locations include Clarksburg, Elkins, Fairmont, Mannington, Parkersburg, St. Marys, etc. Subjects include city views, street scenes, buildings, businesses, and transportation, among others.

Dates: ca. 1900-1940

Richard Kidwell Miller, Artist, Papers and Artwork

Collection Number: A&M 3982

Artwork and Papers of Richard Kidwell Miller (1930-2012), a Fairmont-born artist, teacher, singer, and actor. Includes paintings (3 items), biographical material, correspondence, programs and catalogs for exhibits, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, reproductions of artwork, and other material. Please see "Scope and Content Note" and "Historical Note" for further information.

Dates: 1939-2012, undated

Rufus A. West, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0576
Scope and Contents Manuscript and printed material, and pictures collected by Rufus A. West, a Morgantown antiquarian and faculty member of the College of Engineering, West Virginia University. There are also a small number of Mr. West’s personal papers, consisting of letters concerning West Virginia University College of Engineering, Oak Grove Cemetery Association, and the Wesley Methodist Church, all of Morgantown, and business records of the Town Hill Service Station, owned by Mr. West. The...
Dates: 1774; 1780; 1830-1952

Rufus A. West, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0821
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscripts, printed and newspaper materials collected by Rufus A. West, a Morgantown antiquarian and faculty member of the College of Engineering, West Virginia University. This collection includes papers concerning many phases of West Virginia History, although centered on Preston, Taylor, and Monongalia counties. Includes marriage licenses from Preston County, 1881-1947; newspaper clippings from Morgantown newspapers; a meeting invitation from the Monongalia...
Dates: 1880-1947