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Webster County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Berlin B. Chapman, Compiler, Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M.2229
Overview Microfilmed copy of a scrapbook outlining the history of college debating in West Virginia, 1933-1941. The scrapbook was prepared by Dr. Chapman and the Fairmont State College debate teams. Original is in the Fairmont State College Library.
Dates: 1933-1941

Carey Woofter, Compiler, Folklore of West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.0112
Overview Folklore of West Virginia collected by Woofter, who was a student of John Harrington Cox and Louis Watson Chappell. The collection consists of a card file of approximately 10,000 folklore items, including superstitions, sayings, riddles, remedies and tales, as well as a pair of unpublished bound volumes entitled FOLKLORE OF WEST VIRGINIA containing folklore and folksongs with musical notation by Woofter's protege Patrick Gainer. While Woofter never published his discoveries, he did supply...
Dates: ca. 1920-1940

Civilian Conservation Corps, Photographs of Camp Cranberry, Webster County

Collection Number: A&M.3996
Overview Digital copies of 48 black and white photographs of Camp Cranberry, a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp located in Webster County, West Virginia. CCC Company 525 operated at Camp Cranberry from 1933 to 1942, building roads, planting trees, and working on other forestry-related tasks. Subjects of photographs include enrollees, buildings, work sites, and equipment. Partial identification (initials or last names) is recorded for some of the enrollees in the photographs. The scans were made...
Dates: ca. 1933-1942

County Highway Maps for West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.4479
Content Description Highway maps for the 55 counties of West Virginia created in 1937. They are in two tones (blue on white), in varying dimensions (including items in the range of 36 in. x 36 in. to 36 in. x 58 in., etc.), and scaled to 1 inch equaling 1 mile. Features indicated on the maps include: roads (US, primary state roads, secondary state roads); state, county, district, and corporate lines; railroads; streams; parks and forests; highway bridges; county seats; cities and villages; lodges; farms;...
Dates: 1937

Hamrick Family of Webster County (W. Va.) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2190
Overview Deeds, leases, teaching certificates, and other documents relating to the Hamrick family of Webster County, West Virginia.
Dates: 1891-1948

Lawrence A. Lang, Collector, West Virginia Land Records

Collection Number: A&M.3833
Overview West Virginia land records, including receipts for fees paid, surveys, certificates of survey, land patents, grants, plats, correspondence and other material. Some of the records are copies rather than official documents. The records are sorted by the names of buyers and stored in envelopes. Recorded to the fronts of the envelopes is information relevant to their contents. See "Scope and Content Note" for further information.
Dates: 1865-1896; Majority of material found within 1867-1868

Pardee and Curtin Lumber Company Records

Collection Number: A&M.0611
Overview Records of the Pardee and Curtin Lumber Company. Includes 55 account books in 9 series: 1) Bills Payable & Bills Receivable (1 item); 2) Cash Books (9 items); 3) Cashier's Check Registers (9 items); 4) Check Registers and Records (5 items); 5) Day Book (1 item); 6) Journals (8 items); 7) Ledgers (4 items); 8) Petty Cash Books (2 items); 9) Sales Books and Shipping Books (16 items). These records are from company offices in Clarksburg, Curtin, and Sutton, and from logging operations in...
Dates: 1889-1938

Reverend Sampson Miller, Collector, Webster County Print Blocks

Collection Number: A&M.3905
Overview Thirty-seven print blocks, most featuring portraits of Webster County citizens. Subjects include members of the Dodrill and Miller families, Webster County's first school bus, and county superintendents. All of the print blocks have identifications of their subjects recorded on the side of the block opposite the image.
Dates: ca. 1850s-1950s

Webster County, Archives

Collection Number: A&M.1235
Scope and Contents Court Order books, nos. 5-9 (December 1892 -1910) and Deed books, nos. 12-28 (1888-1910).

The collection's microfilm may be found in the West Virginia Webster County records, reels 35a – 44.
Dates: 1880-1910

Webster County Archives

Collection Number: A&M.0763
Scope and Contents The Webster County records include court cases; marriage licenses, 1924-1930; county financial; department of public assistance, and Farm Bureau records. Also, Justice of the Peace, Circuit court, and County record books, 1886-1943, including record of the Articles of Incorporation of several Boom companies, miscellaneous correspondence of various county officials 1890-1951, and one picture plate of the Webster Springs Agriculture Club.The collection's microfilm may be found in the...
Dates: 1851-1951