Wheeling (W. Va.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3077
Overview The ledger of a Wheeling paper manufacturing business of the 1830s and 1840s under the partnership of Archibald and Robert Fisher. This ledger is principally a cash book of receipts and payments of the firm from 1840 until 1844 for labor, supplies, sales, repairs and improvements. Noted for production of coarser types of papers often used for stationery, their Point paper mill employed 17 hands whose products were sold by the company throughout the Ohio and Mississippi Valleys with a total...
Collection Number: A&M.2536
Overview Records of a local union of street car employees in Wheeling, West Virginia. There are minute books, correspondence, contracts, agreements, boards of arbitration hearings, and financial records, including membership figures and lists of members from the founding of the local to the late 1950s. The correspondence concerns mainly intra-union issues of seniority, transfers of membership, and local union governance, but there are also a few letters about Division 103 support of other organized...
Collection Number: A&M.4022
Overview Slide photographs (27 items) of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (C&O Canal) taken by Robert T. Howe. Slides show the canal at various locations, including Morgantown, West Virginia; Harpers Ferry, West Virginia; Wheeling, West Virginia; Georgetown, D.C.; Sharpsburg, Maryland; Williamsport, Maryland; Antietam, Maryland; Hancock, Maryland; and Great Falls, Virginia.
Collection Number: A&M.3814
Overview Scrapbook by Betty Lou Allcock, resident of Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV. Includes correspondence, photographs, clippings, programs, greeting cards, etc. regarding World War II, Girl Scouts, Girl Reserves, Triadelphia High School, musical performances, and local news. Highlights include letters from soldiers before and during their deployment.
Collection Number: A&M.3860
Overview Historical postcards and other material documenting the city of Wheeling, West Virginia. Includes ca. 600 postcards in two notebooks (each in its own box) of mostly photographic postcards recording views of Wheeling. Topics include Baltimore and Ohio Railroad depot, bridges, businesses, churches, flood of 1907, homes, hotels, ice skating, parks (Oglebay and Wheeling), roads, schools, steamships, street scenes (with automobiles, pedestrians, and trolleys), theaters, and wharf, among others....
Dates: 1905-1965; Majority of material found within 1905-1940
Collection Number: A&M.3692
Overview Three page list of Mayors of Wheeling, West Virginia from March 1806 to June 2012, including names and dates of service.
Collection Number: A&M.1086
Scope and Contents The papers include 36 volumes of business and other records, such as the ledgers of the George W. Brinkman merchandising firm, the Mutual Building Company, minutesof the Grafton Rotary Club; journal and statistical report of the Grafton Baptist Church, 1897-1906; and a mas. history of Taylor County in various American wars, and extracts from the Civil War diary of Fabricius A. Cather. Also included are 2 boxes of financial records, miscellaneous newspaper clippings, a partial index to...
Collection Number: A&M.0111
Scope and Contents The papers received from Mr. Brinckman in 1938 include manuscripts, typescripts, and printed items, and general merchandise account books. The manuscript items are mainly letters, receipts, account statements, and certificates concerning the general merchandise business of George Brinckman in Grafton, Grafton Gas Works, Charles Brinckman's History of Grafton, history of the first memorial service and the location of the National Cemetery in Grafton, and stock in the Grafton & Greenbrier...
Collection Number: A&M.0993
Overview Facsimiles of printed material relating to Charles J. Faulkner (1806-1884), who was a Martinsburg attorney, Virginia legislator, member of Congress, and ambassador to France during the James Buchanan administration. Includes a printed circular relating to the opening of the Wheeling Bridge, 1849; an invitation to a public dinner given in honor of Charles J. Faulkner on 16 December 1852; and a printed message to the Democrats of Page County, Virginia from Faulkner (undated).
Collection Number: A&M.0939
Overview The office files of Charles McCamic of the law firm of McCamic and Clarke, Wheeling, West Virginia. McCamic was president of the Interstate Bridge Company; president and director of the Northeast Mississippi Oil Company; director of the Sehon-Stevenson Company; president and director of the American Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Company; and a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates in 1905. The files contain correspondence, case papers, and business reports of clients; also papers of the...