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Railroads

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 76 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Nelson Campbell, Civil War Veteran and Monroe County Politician, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0513
Scope and Contents Personal and family correspondence; legal and personal buisness papers; roll of Chapman's Battery and list of names of Monroe Guards who served in Civil war; one copy of booklet, PRISON LIFE OF ONE OF THE IMMORTAL SIX HUNDRED (1910) by Lamar Fontainne, relating his experiencies as a prisoner during the Civil War; Confederate roster; genealogical notes on twenty families; marriage and death records from Jno. Lynch's daybook; blueprint showing coal seams in lower half of Raleigh county. Personal...
Dates: 1856-1932

Andrew Nelson Campbell Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0653
Scope and Contents This is the third accession of the papers of Andrew Nelson Campbell. Mr. Campbell was an attorney in Monroe County, W. Va. He served in the Confederate Army and was a graduate of the Washington and Lee University Law School. He represented Monroe County as a Delegate in the State Legislature, 1872, and was a member of the Board of Regents of West Virginia University. He was, also, Judge of the 10th Judicial Circuit, 1888-1896.The main part of these papers are court case papers and...
Dates: 1854-1928

Andrew Summers Rowan (1857-1943) Papers and Memorabilia

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Collection Number: A&M.1780
Overview Burial flag, cord, pictures, and correspondence, 1963-1964, concerning disposition of these items. There is a resume of Rowan's life after 1922 and information on his military service, which included a mission in Cuba prior to the Spanish-American War, which was glorified in Elbert Hubbard's A Message to Garcia. There is a resume of Rowan's life, most notably his U.S. Army career, 1881-1909. An 1881 graduate of West Point, he served on the frontier against Indians and...
Dates: ca. 1940-1960

Aretas Brooks Fleming (1839-1923) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0040
Overview Papers of the eighth governor of West Virginia, 1890-1893, who was an attorney in Marion County, 1863-1867, a member of the House of Delegates, 1872-1875, a circuit judge, 1878-1888. Fleming was closely associated with James O. Watson in the development of the coal and railroad industry in the Monongahela Valley. There are scattered papers, including several hundred sermons of Benjamin F. Fleming (1810-1876); one common pleas book; two "Memorandum of Decisions" books from the law firm of A.B....
Dates: 1784-1924

Aretas Brooks Fleming Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0568
Overview Papers of Aretas Brooks Fleming (1839-1923), the eighth governor of West Virginia, 1890-1893, who was an attorney in Marion County, 1863-1867, a member of the House of Delegates, 1872-1875, a circuit judge, 1878-1888. Fleming was closely associated with James O. Watson in the development of the coal and railroad industry in the Monongahela Valley. There are scattered papers, including several hundred sermons of Benjamin F. Fleming (1810-1876); one common pleas book; two "Memorandum of...
Dates: 1784-1924

Arthur I. Boreman Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0639
Overview Personal and business papers of Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896), lawyer, U.S. senator, circuit court judge, and first governor of West Virginia. The bulk of the collection consists of papers relating to his judgeship and to the law firm of Boreman and Bullocks, Parkersburg, WV. Series include correspondence, notes on cases tried before Judge Boreman, envelope cases of material regarding legal cases in which Boreman was involved, financial material, and political and judicial printed material....
Dates: 1830-1949

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1254
Scope and Contents Collection includes the "Petition to the President and Directors of the B & O Railroad Co., Setting Forth the Advantages of Constructing the Road Through Kanawha County to the Ohio River, July 20, 1827.”
Dates: 1827

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1268
Scope and Contents Telegraph operators' log at the D. K. Tower, near Webster in Taylor County, Feb 20 to May 27, 1908. Entries contain many humorous anecdotes.
Dates: 1908

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records

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Collection Number: A&M.0522
Scope and Contents Records of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, consisting of five telegrams (1864), one letter with envelope (1863), one freight conductor's report (May 17, 1862, between Piedmont and Grafton), and small map of the Railroad (ca. 1853 - 1863). There is also a letterpress copybook for correspondence of B.L. Jacobs, an employee of the Railroad writing from the Grafton station (43 pages for April to August, 1858). A telegram to Colonel George R. Latham regards an arrest (ca. 1864), and a telgram to...
Dates: 1853 -1864

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Surveyors Scrapbook

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Collection Number: A&M.3388
Overview Scrapbook (10 3/4' x 14 1/2') of approximately 175 photographs (attached to 24 leaves) documenting the activities of surveyors of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad in the period 1900-1910. Includes portraits semi-formal and candid of individuals and groups of B&O employees and others, candid photos of outdoor survey work, indoor office work, and camp life; and pictures of railroad infrastructure such as tracks, bridges, etc. Many individuals and locations are identified. Locations...
Dates: ca. 1900-1910