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Fairmont (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Sarah Jane Lough, Civil War Letter regarding Confederate Activity in Morgantown

Collection Number: A&M 0672
Overview Letter dated 3 May 1863, written by Sarah Jane Lough of Morgantown, (West) Virginia to her brother Elza T. Lough, a private in the 3rd West Virginia Cavalry Regiment. Lough reports the entry of Confederate troops into Morgantown on 27 April 1863 and the Confederates' activities in the Morgantown and Fairmont areas during the following week. Subjects of note include the taking of horses and other property; a skirmish at Fairmont; spies passing through the town; and detailed accounts of...
Dates: 1863

Terry Burton, Collector, Ogden House Collection

Collection Number: A&M 4267
Scope and Contents Collection of photocopies of papers relating to Dr. Presley B. Ogden and family of Fairmont and their home located at 500 Ogden Avenue, Fairmont, WV. Includes photocopies of letters between Ogden family members (especially Herschel C. Ogden, later the owner of the Wheeling Intelligencer newspaper), receipts for druggists and other retailers, and copies of deeds. Also included are materials gathered by Terry Burton, a later owner of the home, in an effort to research the building's history....
Dates: 1886-1997

Walter Brown, Letter Regarding Trip to Morgantown, (West) Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 4004

Letter from businessman Walter Brown to his business partner Benjamin Coates regarding Brown's trip to Morgantown, (West) Virginia, dated 13 June 1848. Brown describes his visit to Morgantown on business, including meetings with local businessmen, taking orders for cloth goods, and establishing business relationships. Morgantown businessmen mentioned include Mr. Dering, William Lazier, Mr. Chadwick, and Isaac Stiles, as well as Jonathan Haman of Fairmont.

Dates: 1848

West Virginia War History Commission, World War II Maps from Office of Civilian Defense

Collection Number: A&M 0103
Scope and Contents Maps of West Virginia prepared or used by the Office of Civilian Defense during World War II and preserved by the West Virginia War History Commission.Contains the following maps:1. Base Map State of West Virginia (2 copies)2. City of Fairmont, West Virginia3. Road Map of Marion County West Virginia4. Map of West Virginia showing county boundaries (2 copies)5. Map of West Virginia showing primary state roads...
Dates: 1928-1946

Works Progress Administration, West Virginia Publications

Collection Number: A&M 4093
Overview West Virginia related publications of the Work Progress Administration, mainly consisting of Inventories of the County Archives of West Virginia prepared by The Historical Records Survey Division of Women's and Professional Projects, as well as inventories of federal archives in West Virginia, church archives, public vital statistics, and calendars of letters and papers. Also includes two folk studies of counties by the West Virginia Writers' Program. The Historical Records Survey was a...
Dates: 1937-1941