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Clarksburg (W. Va.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

George Jackson (1757-1831) Letter

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Collection Number: A&M.1748
Overview Letter from a Clarksburg attorney, justice of the peace, delegate to the Virginia General Assembly, 1785-1791, 1794, and U.S. congressman, 1795-1797, 1799-1803, "To the Freeholders of the Northwestern Congressional District of Virginia." Jackson expresses his intention not to run for reelection and comments on the political situation and the issues of the day.
Dates: 1803 February 22

Hardy County Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1745
Overview A travel journal, ca. 1857; a diary, 1941; survey records, 1894-1896; account books, 1788-1811 - 1891-1894; county and parish tax levies, 1800; a book of geographic terms and facts kept by Susan I. Branson in 1836; and a Branson family record book. People mentioned include Captain Eddie Rickenbacker. Places mentioned include: Cincinnati, Ohio; and, in West Virginia, Romney, Evansville, Clarksburg, Parkersburg, Coolville, Athens, Branch Mountain, Moorefield, Front Run Valley, Camp Branch Run,...
Dates: 1788-1941

Harrison County Court Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1827
Overview Records of the Harrison County court, including the first land entry book for the county (1784-1799), four court minute books (1797-1805).
Dates: 1784-1903

Harrison County Court Records, Two Plats of Downtown Clarksburg

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Collection Number: A&M.4165
Overview Two plats of downtown Clarksburg, West Virginia, both of which were surveyed in 1822 to establish "prison rules". Plat dated 20 February 1822 includes an area of ten acres centered on the intersection of Main Street and Second Street. Surveyors include Richard W. Moore and Pearson B. Moore. Plat dated 19 April 1822 includes an area of ten acres containing the intersections of Main Street with First Street and Second Street surveyed by Richard W. Moore. Two additional documents describing the...
Dates: 1822

Harvey W. Harmer (1865-1961) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1686
Overview Correspondence, speeches, essays, clippings, and account books of a Clarksburg lawyer, Republican state senator, and Harrison County local historian. Subjects include the history of Clarksburg and Shinnston; the Progressive Movement, women's suffrage, and prohibition in West Virginia; West Virginia Wesleyan College; West Virginia Historical Society; Methodism in Harrison County and the state; Methodist missions in Korea, China, India, the Philippines, and the United States; gristmills and...
Dates: 1842-1961

Haymond Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0724
Overview Correspondence, letters, and papers of Thomas Haywood, a surveyor in Harrison County, West Virginia, and Luther Haymond, postmaster of Clarksburg, West Virginia, concerning inquries about land and land purchases in the surrounding areas. Letters are mostly related to business. Also Includes office warrants, surveys, plats, deeds, and a copy of a land grant signed by Patrick Henry.
Dates: 1783-1867; Majority of material found in 1825-1867

Henry Solomon White Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1732
Overview The manuscript diary of Henry Solomon White, a Corporal and Orderly Sergeant in Company N, Sixth Regiment, [West] Virginia Volunteer Infantry, covering the period of 24 September 1861 to 26 September 1864. Company N was organized at Camp White, in 1861 for a three-year tour of duty guarding the B.&O. and North Western railroads. The company was stationed at various times at Burton, Littleton, Barrackville, Fairmont, Clarksburg, Bridgeport, Grafton, and Webster. Squads of this company were...
Dates: 1861-1865

Ira E. Robinson Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0294
Scope and Contents Business, financial, personal, and family papers of an attorney in Grafton and Clarksburg, 1891-1951, who was in the state legislature in 1902-1904, judge of the State Supreme Court of Appeals, 1907-1915, Republican candidate for Governor, 1916, and a member of the Federal Radio Commission, 1929-1932. Collection contains ephemera and material related to his business and personal life, photographs, correspondence, papers on the B&O Railroad, maps, music books, cookbooks, and papers related...
Dates: 1869-1951

J. S. Algeo, An Unpublished History of the Hazel-Atlas Glass Company, Typed Document

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Collection Number: A&M.2514
Overview An unpublished history of the Hazel-Atlas Glass Company compiled by J.S. Algeo, completed in 1956. In 1885 this firm originated in Wellsburg, West Virginia, as the Hazel Glass Company and established, later, plants at Clarksburg, Grafton, Wheeling, and Washington, Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1885-1956

Jacob Lester, Soldier, Civil War Letters

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Collection Number: A&M.1022
Overview Letters home from Jacob Lester of the 1st. Veterans NY Cavalry stationed in West Virginia, which he refers to as the new state of Kanawha. All letters are written from Clarksburg, Middletown, Kelly's Creek, and Camp Piatt, all in West Virginia, during or soon after the Civil War. He talks about the surrender of Confederates, the discharge of Union troops and the fighting he and his unit did in the Shenandoah Valley, particularly around Harpers Ferry.
Dates: 1864-65