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Clarksburg (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

Adamston Flat Glass Factory, Glass Cutting Tool

Collection Number: A&M 4483
Content Description A metal tool with a wooden handle, known as a "splitter", used for cutting glass. The tool was used at the Adamston Flat Glass Factory, which was located in Adamston, West Virginia (a former town that is now part of the city of Clarkburg).For additional information regarding the Adamston Glass Factory and the glassmaking industry in West Virginia, see also: A&M 2870, Fourco Glass Company Records A&M 3911, Window Glass Cutters League of America, Materials...
Dates: ca. 1910-1930

Agnes Smith (b.1906) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1774
Scope and Contents

Reflections “On Reading” delivered to a group of librarians, 1964 and correspondence of the author concerning her work. Written by Agnes Smith, a Clarksburg native.

Dates: 1964

Agnes Smith Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1877
Scope and Contents

Papers of author Agnes Smith (b. 1906), including typescript of "An Edge of the Forest", a children's book published in 1959, covers for the book, and a typescript draft of a television script prepared from the book by BBC for the program "Adventures in English." There are also two letters regarding BBC use of the book (1965-66) and six short stories by Smith, generally titled “Engagements and Obituaries."

One carbon copy (typescript) of “On Words”, added 1966 Aug.

Dates: 1959-1966

Catherine C. Burke, Collector, Business Letterheads, Postcards, and Other Material regarding Clarksburg, WV

Collection Number: A&M 3572
Overview Collection of material related to Clarksburg and Bridgeport, West Virginia. Includes 1) public records, including court appointments, summons, and a case (12 items, 1804-1852); 2) advertising card for Mme. Ulman's Parlors (1 item, ca. 1910-1920); 3) letterheads for businesses and services, including agricultural supplies, automobile repair shops, banks, restaurants, etc. (89 items, ca. 1900-1930); 4) postcards (39 regular postcards, 8 small ones, ca. 1910-1930); and 5) copy of newspaper...
Dates: 1804-1930; Majority of material found within 1910-1930

Chapin Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0828

Letters of Phineas Chapin (1792-1857), and other family members in Kentucky; Cincinnati, Ohio; and Clarksburg, West Virginia. There are: intimate sketches of the social life of Clarksburg in the first half of the nineteenth century; descriptions of a plantation house in Mississippi in 1860; and a few papers bearing on family business affairs, including cattle raising in Harrison County.

Dates: 1816-1892

Charles Carpenter, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2119
Scope and Contents This collection includes court case papers and exhibits from Taylor & Harrison Counties; deeds; title abstracts; one land grant; a coal lease for mining & stripping; one letter; and a genealogy chart for the Morgan family. The names of persons and organizations in this collection include Powell, Reuben, Henry, Benjamin, Burr & Grandison; Bayley, Charlotte; Baley, William, Newton, Payton & James; Roe, James & Jane; Cather, John...
Dates: 1813-1950

Charles E. Pride, Broker, Incoming Business Letters

Collection Number: A&M 3856
Overview Incoming business letters to broker Charles E. Pride of Clarksburg, West Virginia. Charles E. Pride (1857-1905) worked as a merchant, broker, and traveling salesman before settling in Clarksburg in 1895 to work as a broker. The incoming letters in this collection document his brokerage work involving a variety of companies and commodities. Companies include: the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad; D.C. Wilhelm, Breeder of Short Horn Cattle; J.K. Armsby Company, Chicago; and P. Duff and Sons,...
Dates: 1902-1905

Civil War Letter from Clarksburg, Confederate Bond, and Jonathan Jackson Agreement

Collection Number: A&M 3759

Collection includes: 1) letter from Union soldier W. Fleming in Clarksburg (undated); 2) Confederate bond issued to James M. Beckham (1864); and 3) financial agreement involving Jonathan Jackson, father of "Stonewall" Jackson (1821). See scope and content note for details.

Dates: 1821; 1864

Clarksburg Autograph Book

Collection Number: A&M 3377

One autograph book (3 1/4" x 5 1/4") with bas-relief illustration in faded gold of spider on a web against a burgundy background. Contains autographs of individuals from the Clarksburg and Shinnston areas.

Dates: 1883-1891

Clarksburg Public Library, Collector, Miscellaneous Historical Records

Collection Number: A&M 1285
Scope and Contents

Subscription list of the Clarksburg Public Library, 1913-1922

Dates: 1913-1922