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Clarksburg (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

Monongalia and Harrison Counties Surveys

Collection Number: A&M.0699
Overview Two manuscript volumes containing surveyors' field notes for Harrison County, and copies of Monongalia County surveys, compiled by members of the Haymond family. These notes also contain: information concerning acreage cleared, location and type of construction of the homes of some early residents of Harrison County; dates of patents and names of those persons to whom patents were issued; street courses and survey of the corporation of Clarksburg, 1835; and names of members of a survey party,...
Dates: 1795-1796, 1816, 1834-1836, 1843, 1903

Mrs. John J.D. Preston, Collector, Papers of the Preston, Davis, Rand, and Arnold Families

Collection Number: A&M.2081
Overview Papers of the Preston, Davis, Rand, and Arnold families, ca. 1817-1924. Includes letters of John W. Davis, sermons of David R. Preston, pamphlets dealing with the important political and religious issues of the period, and copies of speeches delivered by John W. Davis, Waitman T. Willey, and other congressmen on national political issues. There are also newspapers and newspaper clippings related to the political career of John W. Davis and some Davis family photographs.
Dates: 1817-1924

Mrs. Otto Worthington Ladwig (b.1882) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1812
Overview Papers of Mrs. O.W. Ladwig of Clarksburg and Wilsonburg, Harrison County, West Virginia. She was president of the Clarksburg Women's Club, 1931-1932, and this collection consists of letters and materials addressed to Mrs. Ladwig. Subjects include the West Virginia Federation of Women's Clubs, the National Council of Women of the U.S., Inc., the George Washington Bicentennial Committee, the CLUBWOMAN, Federated Garden Clubs of West Virginia, the General Federation of Women's Clubs, Chicago...
Dates: 1899-1943

Osborne Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0930
Overview A genealogy of the Osborne family of Greenbrier County. Originally from New Jersey, the family settled in Greenbrier and Hampshire counties.
Dates: 1987

Pardee and Curtin Lumber Company Records

Collection Number: A&M.0611
Overview Records of the Pardee and Curtin Lumber Company. Includes 55 account books in 9 series: 1) Bills Payable & Bills Receivable (1 item); 2) Cash Books (9 items); 3) Cashier's Check Registers (9 items); 4) Check Registers and Records (5 items); 5) Day Book (1 item); 6) Journals (8 items); 7) Ledgers (4 items); 8) Petty Cash Books (2 items); 9) Sales Books and Shipping Books (16 items). These records are from company offices in Clarksburg, Curtin, and Sutton, and from logging operations in...
Dates: 1889-1938

Randolph Academy Minutes

Collection Number: A&M.1592
Overview Minute book of an early Clarksburg, West Virginia, academy, which was renamed Northwestern Virginia Academy in 1842. There is also a typed copy of minutes for the board of trustees.
Dates: 1803-1851

Richard Duez, Collector, Photographs of Northern West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.3914
Overview One compact disk of 110 digital files of photographs collected by Richard Duez of images of subjects located mostly in northern West Virginia, although there are some items featuring subjects located in Charleston and other places in the state. Locations include Clarksburg, Elkins, Fairmont, Mannington, Parkersburg, St. Marys, etc. Subjects include city views, street scenes, buildings, businesses, and transportation, among others. Also includes addendum of 2013/05/08 that includes 471...
Dates: ca. 1900-1940

Richard H. Ralston, Sr., Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2205
Overview Correspondence of William A. Harrison, a Clarksburg lawyer, assistant federal district attorney, member of the Virginia Assembly, and judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia; most letters are from members of the family to Mrs. Anna Robertson Harrison. Subjects include construction of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal; Civil War loyalty Oaths, Camp Chase land purchases, and road building. There are also grade school attendance certificates and notes concerning the Lunatic Asylum West...
Dates: 1825-1934

Richard L. Woodyard Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1189
Overview Sermons, essays, lectures, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers of a Methodist preacher who served in Clarksburg and Sutton, West Virginia; Louisa, Kentucky; and along the Ohio River from Ashland, Kentucky, to Parkersburg.
Dates: 1808-1872

Rufus A. West, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0821
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscripts, printed and newspaper materials collected by Rufus A. West, a Morgantown antiquarian and faculty member of the College of Engineering, West Virginia University. This collection includes papers concerning many phases of West Virginia History, although centered on Preston, Taylor, and Monongalia counties. Includes marriage licenses from Preston County, 1881-1947; newspaper clippings from Morgantown newspapers; a meeting invitation from the Monongalia County...
Dates: 1880-1947