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Clarksburg (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

Clarksburg Public Library, Collector, Miscellaneous Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1653
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers collected by the Clarksburg Public Library, including Harrison County land papers of John Lang, 1782-1821; General Land Office Warrant of Thomas Cunningham, an 1812 veteran for 160 acres in Illinois; letter from Melville D. Long from Point Lookout prison, April 1865; letter to Mrs. John J. Davis, Clarksburg, telling of an unexpected invasion of Baltimore by the Rebels in July 1854; and farm diary, 1856-1861 of P.R. Page, Gloucester County, Virginia. This volumes gives...
Dates: 1782-1865

Clarksburg, West Virginia, Public Health Survey

Collection Number: A&M.4124
Overview Bound typescript report regarding public health conditions in Clarksburg, West Virginia, completed ca. 1940. Contents include a brief history of the city and an overview of current health and safety related infrastructure. Topics discussed include availability of clean water and current sewer conditions, the fire department, and medical facilities for infant care, tuberculosis, and venereal diseases. Photographs and newspaper clippings have been pasted into the typescript. Subjects of...
Dates: ca. 1940

Clarksburg (W.Va.) Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Records

Collection Number: A&M.1735
Overview Records and quarterly conference church minutes for the Clarksburg (W.Va.) Methodist Episcopal Church, South, from 1856 to 1886. Chiefly a list of members and dates of their membership from 1856 to 1859 and then from 1869 to 1878. Also includes church meeting minutes from 1869 to 1872 and 1886. Topics of meeting minutes include the state of the church, the state of the Sunday school, new members, church finances, and the organization of the meetings. Some pages are faded and difficult to read.
Dates: 1856-1886; Majority of material found within 1856-1872

Cutright Family Genealogy Collection

Collection Number: A&M.0635
Scope and Contents The main part of this collection is comprised of obituaries clipped from Buckhannon, Clarksburg and Parkersburg newspapers, 1926-1939. Also 17 issues of Buckhannon and Clarksburg newspapers, 1917-1938; and the roto section of the Sunday Herald, Boston Mass., Aug 10, 1924 featuring reproductions of Civil War pictures in the Library of Congress, including several concerning W. Va. Some correspondence of Iva, Corrine, Allene, Mollie and Pearl Cutright, including a few letters from school friends,...
Dates: 1887; 1888, 1917-1950

Davis & Davis Law Firm Records

Collection Number: A&M.3046
Overview The printed and bound legal briefs and law reports of the Clarksburg firm of Davis & Davis. The firm was composed of father, John J. Davis, and son, John W. Davis. Both men were prominent in politics. The elder was a member of the second statehood convention and a U. S. Congressman during Reconstruction. The younger became ambassador to Great Britain during World War I and the 1924 Democratic presidential contender. These volumes which are numbered and labelled with the name of the legal...
Dates: 1895-1913

Davis Family Papers

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...
Dates: 1800-1941

Dawson Coal Company Collection

Collection Number: A&M.2659
Overview Folder 1: pamphlet, OUTLINE OF WORK OF STATE BUREAU OF NEGRO WELFARE AND STATISTICS; broadside, AMERICA FIRST! YOUR GOVERNMENT, American Constitutional Association, Charleston, WV; catalogue of Cincinnati Pump Mfg. Co., n.d.; affidavits certifying ages of young men for employment; miscellaneous company correspondence concerning provision of non-union miners, job applications, engineering problems, and other mine business, including a letter from the Clarksburg Ku Klux Klan regarding activities...
Dates: 1917-1948

Ebenezer Wilson Patton Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0537
Overview Genealogical data, a letter, and other papers of the Ebenezer Wilson Patton family of Clarksburg, West Virginia, documenting Patton family history and Clarksburg in the 1870s. Genealogical material includes two family records that list births, deaths, and marriages from 1729 to 1879. The letter from Ebenezer Patton to M. L. Paullus of Greenfield, Indiana, describes conditions in Clarksburg in 1872. Topics include Patton's recent return to West Virginia, starting a general store and the state of...
Dates: 1869-1879

Empire Laundry Company Records

Collection Number: A&M.2938
Overview Records for the Empire Laundry Company of Clarksburg. Includes dissolution papers (1957), stock information (1930s-1950s), building blueprints (1948), employee insurance records (1934-1953), federal tax returns (1950-1955), and photographs of employees at work (1914).
Dates: 1914-1957

Gary Weiner, Collector, Clarksburg Historical Records

Collection Number: A&M.3729
Overview Papers of Gary S. Weiner, documenting his personal and family history, and his collecting interests in the Lynch family and the history of Clarksburg and Harrison County, West Virginia. The Weiner family papers include letters written to Gary Weiner (ca. 1960-2005) and correspondence and printed materials about Clarksburg Iron and Steel Company (ca. 1980-1999), among other items. The Lynch family papers include correspondence between Gretchen and Lawrence Lynch (ca. 1905-1960), various...
Dates: 1850-2006; Majority of material found within ca. 1870-2000