Preston County (W. Va.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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 County...
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 main...
Dates: 1774; 1780; 1830-1952
Collection Number: A&M.4023
Overview Glass plate negatives of photographs taken by Scott Gibson of Valley Point, Preston County, West Virginia. There are over 1,500 glass plate negatives in this collection. Subjects of the photographs include portraits of individuals (including infants and children), couples, families, and groups (including schools, churches, social events, and holidays); horses and buggies; animals (including livestock, horses, and dogs); buildings; and industry (including textile mills, logging, and...
Dates: ca. 1900-1920; undated