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Jefferson County.

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Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Abner Osburn, Physician, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3313
Overview Papers of Dr. Abner Osburn, a physician who practiced in Jefferson County, West Virginia in the late nineteenth century. The collection contains Civil War material, including a letter, currency, and a pass from Harpers Ferry. Other items include bonds for the purchase of slaves, programs from various collegiate events, certificates for the legal practice of medicine, correspondence, and other material. Please see "Scope and Content Note" for further information.

American Legion, Mountaineer Post No. 127, Morgantown Records

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Collection Number: A&M.0139
Overview Official records of the American Legion post established at West Virginia University in 1945.

Anita Buchanan Speers, Historian, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1338
Overview Correspondence, typescripts, notes, clippings, photographs, and printed material of a local historian and promoter of patriotic societies from Berkeley Springs. Many of the papers pertain to the local history of the eastern panhandle. Subjects include the town of Bath (Berkeley Springs); James Rumsey; George Washington; Porte Crayon (David Hunter Strother); Washington Bicentennial; National Flag Day; D.A.R.; and American Indian Day.

Berkeley or Jefferson County Store Ledger

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.4215
Scope and Contents Account ledger of a general merchandise store in the eastern panhandle of Virginia, (later West Virginia) documenting transactions of goods purchased, services rendered as payment on accounts and balances owed. The money amounts are recorded in English currency denominations. The store was probably owned and operated by the William Brown family. Several local family names listed as patrons include Morgan, Shepherd, Hoyt, Osborne, Jones, and Richardson. There are also two loose papers; one...

Bishop Robert E. Lee Strider Diaries

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Collection Number: A&M.2889
Overview Diaries of an Episcopalian clergyman beginning with his appointment 1 November 1923 in Wheeling as a bishop and ending with entries by his wife after his death. Strider retired as diocese bishop in 1955, returned to the family estate, Rose Hill Farm, Jefferson County, which he managed until his death. The diaries contain routine entries about matters such as family news and comments on books read and impressions of historic events, such as the assassination of President Kennedy. Much...

Daniel E. Strayer, Blacksmith, Business Ledger

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Collection Number: A&M.1124
Overview Ledger of a Jefferson County blacksmith, Daniel E. Strayer. There are entries for each customer, including their method of payment, such as cash, exchange, etc.

Emily Gray Shreve Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3024
Overview The papers of a Martinsburg native related to local prominent families. There are genealogical notes and papers concerning the following families: Anderson, Beall, Chenowith, Cowan, Cromwell, Gilbert, Gray, Hoffman, Magruder, McConnell, Newcomer, and Silver. Also included are the letters and papers of Edmond L. Hoffman who served early in the Civil War as a lieutenant in the Stonewall Brigade. He describes in extensive detail the First Battle of Bull Run. In later letters he presents his and...

Farmers' Advocate Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1559
Overview Subscription books, 1901-1905, 1912, 1916-1917, and an account book, 1912-1935, of the Charles Town FARMERS' ADVOCATE, edited and published by R.C. Rissler. Records also include a farm account book, 1899-1909, of Samuel L. Rissler and Son, dealing with general farm operations in Jefferson County.

George N. Lynch Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1340
Overview Deeds and other legal papers of a farmer from Jefferson County, West Virginia. The collection also includes several legal documents, 1874-1877, pertaining to Dr. Nicholas Marmion of Harpers Ferry.

H.K. Ambler Account Books

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Collection Number: A&M.2075
Overview Ambler's accounts with the heirs of S.W. Ambler and S.M. Keys of Jefferson County, West Virginia. Other heirs are Letty C., Lucy J. and C.E. Ambler. There are also entries concerning the estates of H. Keys, S.W. Washington, and Jacob Zinn. There is information on management of farms and residences, business firms in the area of Charles Town, tenant and owner shares, U.S. Treasury crop allotments, and labor shortages during World War II.