Clarksburg (W. Va.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0828
Overview 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.
Collection Number: A&M.1946
Scope and Contents One box of material including original and typescript copies of letters exchanged between Anna Kennedy and J.J. Davis for the period 1860-1862. Also included is material on the Chapin family, Davis and Steen family genealogy and Reed family Bible. Correspondents are J.J. Davis, Anna Kennedy, J.W. Davis, Phineas Chapin, Rev. Asa Brooks, and J. W. Wayland. John W. Davis' certificate of Admission to practice before the Supreme Court of West Virginia dated 1896. His sponsor was Melville Davisson...
Collection Number: A&M.0840
Overview Papers of the Mortimer Wilson Smith family, Clarksburg, West Virginia. There are letters of the Chapin family of Springfield, Massachusetts, and Clarksburg, 1800-1904. Subjects include descriptions of Clarksburg, schools, churches, and family affairs. Included are three scrapbooks of the Mortimer W. Smith family, covering family history, and typescripts of speeches made by Smith, 1936-1939, as chief engineer of the West Virginia State Road Commission and as director of the Motor Carrier...