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Preston County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 89 Collections and/or Records:

Preston County Court Records, Personal Property and Land Tax Books

Collection Number: A&M.0214
Overview Archives of Preston County Court, mainly personal property and land tax books.
Dates: 1818-1942

Preston County Miscellaneous Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0607
Scope and Contents Papers relating to an electric power line franchise application by the West Virginia Public Service Company to the town of Bruceton, 1930; copy of an agreement between R. B. Waddel and George H. Nieman on the use of a farm, March 17, 1900; a note dated April 26, 1918, given by the Bruceton Bank in favor of A. J. Chorpening and M. F. Chorpenning; mimeographed map of Cooper's Rock State Forest showing roads and refuge areas.
Dates: 1900-1930

Preston County Miscellaneous Papers, Cemetery Readings

Collection Number: A&M.2395
Scope and Contents Xerox copies of cemetery readings for Preston County, including the following cemeteries: Salt Lick, Pine Run, Pine Grove Church, Wesley Chapel Church, and Beatty Church.
Dates: 1820-1962

Preston County Miscellaneous Papers, Cemetery Readings

Collection Number: A&M.1939
Scope and Contents Cemetery readings for Freeland Cemetery and directions on how to reach cemetery.
Dates: August 1996

Preston County Miscellaneous Papers, Civil War Unit Roster

Collection Number: A&M.2110
Scope and Contents One colored, engraved and printed roster for the Civil War unit, Co. E. 15th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Most members of the company were from Reno District, Preston County. Commander of the company was Captain Washington M. Paul.
Dates: 1863

Preston County Miscellaneous Papers, Historical Narrative Regarding County and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.0950
Scope and Contents Papers on the history and description of Preston County; and ten loose pages of manuscript maps and notes on the county. Covers the period ca.1775-1875. Written by S. Scott Garner, father-in-law of Mr. Victor Hoffman, according to a postal note, March 29, 1957 from Mr. Hoffman.
Dates: undated

Preston County Miscellaneous Papers, Land Grant

Collection Number: A&M.0892
Scope and Contents A land grant signed by Wyndham Robertson, Esq; Lt. Gov. of Virginia, granting land in Preston County to Abraham Listons, Mar 17, 1835 ; and a bound manuscript workbook containing mathematical exercises in reduction of vulgar (improper) fractions, ca. 1840
Dates: 1835-1840

Preston County Miscellaneous Papers, Political Papers and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.0996
Scope and Contents Petition, resolutions, memos, clippings, and advertisements concerning change in state constitution, Democratic Party in Preston County, Polk-Clay election, Congressional election ca. 1862, and American Arm & Leg Company.
Dates: 1842-1871

Preston County Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0956
Overview Papers from the Leroy Bucklew Museum in the Preston County, West Virginia, courthouse. The collection includes early papers relating to land, court cases, mills and furnaces, post offices, inns, mineral development, Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad Company, roads, the Virginia-Maryland boundary, and estate settlements. There are photographs of Preston County and Kingwood, and maps of Kingwood, Bruceton Mills, Rowlesburg, Manheim, and of Berkeley Springs, Morgan County. Also includes...
Dates: 1775-1918

Price's Tavern Ledger Books

Collection Number: A&M.2616
Overview Four ledger books of Solomon P. Herndon, from Kingwood, Preston County, Virginia, for his public house, also known as Price's Tavern, and an autograph book and a memorandum book which includes a travel diary of a trip to the Holy Lands.
Dates: 1821-1881