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Morgan County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Anita Buchanan Speers, Historian, Papers

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. One of the clippings scrapbooks includes a photo of West...
Dates: ca. 1916-1957

Bath-Shepherdstown Road Survey

Collection Number: A&M 2646

Survey by Charles B. Shaw for the Board of Public Works of a road between Berkeley Springs, Morgan Co. and Shepherdstown, Jefferson Co. Provided are statistics on course and grade as well as surveying location. Also includes sketches of the route's lay of the land, including some natural features such as streams and man made features.

Dates: 1836

County Highway Maps for West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 4479
Content Description Highway maps for the 55 counties of West Virginia created in 1937. They are in two tones (blue on white), in varying dimensions (including items in the range of 36 in. x 36 in. to 36 in. x 58 in., etc.), and scaled to 1 inch equaling 1 mile. Features indicated on the maps include: roads (US, primary state roads, secondary state roads); state, county, district, and corporate lines; railroads; streams; parks and forests; highway bridges; county seats; cities and villages; lodges; farms;...
Dates: 1937

Fred T. Newbraugh, Collector, Glass Plate Negatives of Berkeley Springs Scenes

Collection Number: A&M 4006
Scope and Contents Ninety glass plate negatives created ca. 1881-1910, chiefly of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. Content of images date from ca. 1780s-1817 (these are facsimiles of documents and pictorial material), and the 1881-1910s, and undated. Subjects include buildings in Berkeley Springs, such as the baths, David Hunter Strother's house, Mount Wesley Academy, and others. The negatives also include images of portraits or letters of prominent individuals, such as Joseph Barnes, Alexander Boteler, DeWitt...
Dates: ca. 1780s-1817, 1881-1910s, undated

Fred T. Newbraugh, Collector, Papers Regarding Berkeley Springs

Collection Number: A&M 1283
Scope and Contents Material includes signed letter from David H. Strother to Perley Poore, Berkley Springs, March 25, 1858; lottery ticket for town lot in Bath, 1814; Porte Crayon autograph, and a slave list, Berkley County. Photostats of material in the Library of Congress include an signed letter from William Wirt to his daughter, August 31 1823 on Berkeley Springs; Thomas Jefferson to Mr. Rodney Washington, December 8, 1808 in regard to gambler Thomas Bailey's assault on Jefferson's secretary; portion of a...
Dates: 1787-1916

Hunter Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3297
Overview Papers of Thomas Marshall Hunter documenting Thomas Marshall Hunter as well as the genealogy and history of the Hunter family, including descendants of John Hunter (1762-1845), a Scot-Irish immigrant and Morgan County resident who is the earliest American member of the family. There are scrapbooks regarding Thomas Hunters experiences at Shepherd College and in World War II. There is also material regarding the history of Berkeley Springs and Morgan County, and about David Hunter Strother....
Dates: 1930-1998

Katherine M. Hunter, Compiler, Local Histories and Genealogies

Collection Number: A&M 2885
Scope and Contents Local historians and genealogies from West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle (Jefferson, Berkeley, Morgan counties), compiled by researcher Katy Hunter. Most of the papers consist of Hunter's notes made from sources in courthouses, libraries and historical societies. Also included is correspondence between Hunter and clients seeking historical information. The correspondence and notes are bound into fifty-eight notebooks, for which there is an index in the inventory folder. In addition to the...
Dates: 1948-1974

Morgan County Court Archives

Collection Number: A&M 0919

Court case papers, record books, and papers from various county offices.

Dates: ca. 1790-1950

Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society, Family Bible Records of Morgan County

Collection Number: A&M 4149
Overview Photocopies of family bible records of Morgan County, West Virginia. Records contain dates of births, marriages, and deaths. Family names include Allemong, Ambrose, Bohrer, Breakall, Brown, Buck, Caldwell, Catlett, Combs, Cross, Custer, Dawson, Duckwall, Eppinger, Fearnow, Fredman, Fritzman, Grove, Harmon, Herriott, Hofe, Hook, Hovermale, Hunter, Huth, Lawyer, Lutman, Martin, McKee, Michael, Miller, Munson, Newbraugh, Rankin, Ruppenthal, Shade, Shipley, Shockey, Stotler, Swaim, Tyson, Waugh,...
Dates: 2015

Morgan County Records

Collection Number: A&M 1219

School commissioners' papers, 1821-1846, containing reports to the president and directors of the Literary Fund; treasurer's accounts and reports; reports of tuition paid for poor children; and a report on the formation of school districts. The collection also includes marriage lists and certificates of the officiating clergymen, 1820-1854.

Dates: 1820-1854