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Clarksburg (W. Va.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

Schools, Harrison County, Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1390
Overview Minutes of the Board of Education, Clarksburg (West Virginia) District, 1879-1915; a typescript copy of a teaching contract, Buffalo Creek, 1835; and a note concerning the school fund for Harrison County, 1863-1865.
Dates: 1835, 1879-1915

Smith Family Papers

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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...
Dates: 1800-1942

St. Charles Hotel of Clarksburg (W. Va.) Ledger

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Collection Number: A&M.3053
Overview The ledger of a Clarksburg hotel kept by its proprietor W. W. Boggess. It includes names of those registered and their town or city of home residence. Also there are accounts of travel expenses, groceries and construction costs. Part of this ledger was used as a scrapbook of election statistics from news clippings of the 1890's for Harrison County.
Dates: 1879-1904

Stealey Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2787
Overview Account books and ledger journals of a farm, coal mine, and grist mill owned by James Irvin Samson Stealey in Clarksburg, West Virginia, 1865-1907. The mill, known as the Point Mill, was located at Point Comfort, where the Elk Creek and West Fork River join.
Dates: 1865-1907

Thomas W. Harrison Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0827
Overview Business and personal papers of a Clarksburg resident and a letter from R. Claiborne to George Jackson, 1 July 1799, concerning a broad spectrum of national issues.
Dates: 1799, 1834-1907

United Glass and Ceramic Workers Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2419
Overview Financial records, newsletters, minutes, correspondence and inter-factory memos of Clarksburg Union Local No.2. There are also records of grievances, arbitration, and union attendance.
Dates: 1934-1974

Wade Family Scrapbook

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Collection Number: A&M.2293
Overview A scrapbook, kept by Fanny Isabella Wade Wallace, containing correspondence, post cards, and genealogical records of the Britton, Davis, Hursey, and Wade families of Clarksburg. There are obituaries of prominent West Virginians as well as news clippings and invitations to weddings and social events. There are also news clippings of local and American history.
Dates: ca. 1900-1950

West Virginia Statehood Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1435
Overview Selected correspondence from the Salmon P. Chase and Orlando M. Poe papers include two letters from John S. Carlile of Clarksburg requesting the removal of General William S. Rosecrans and the western Virginia theater; a letter from Governor Francis H. Pierpont concerning a loan of $200,000 for the Reorganized Government of Virginia; a letter from K.V. Whaley concerning the effectiveness of Northern arms shipped to the Ceredo area; and letters from Poe, an aide to McClellan, to his wife...
Dates: 1861

William Haymond (1771-1848), History of the Haymond Family, Typed Document

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Collection Number: A&M.1695
Overview History of the Haymond family, pioneer residents of the Palatine tract in Marion County, West Virginia. Eight letters written by William Haymond to his nephew Luther Haymond recall frontier life in the Monongahela, Tygart, Ohio, and Kanawha valleys, 1780-1793. Subjects include the settlement of Morgantown, Clarksburg, Williamstown, the Palatine tract, and Coburn's Fort; land surveys in Harrison County; trapping and hunting; road surveying; and Indian warfare.
Dates: 1893

William Rice Research Papers Regarding West Virginia Genealogy and Other Topics

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Collection Number: A&M.4317
Overview Historical research material collected by William Rice from ca. 1975-2015, mostly relating to the history of western Virginia and southeastern West Virginia, the Upper Potomac River basin, and particularly Elkins and Randolph County. There are three record series including subject files (boxes 1-4), miscellaneous research files (boxes 4-5), and family histories (boxes 5-16). Subject files are arranged alphabetically and cover many topics ranging from early settlement, the formation of cities...
Dates: ca. 1975-2015