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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Jackson Dadisman (1881-1965), Agricultural Economics Professor, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1873
Overview Papers of an agricultural economics professor at West Virginia University, including correspondence, reprints and manuscripts of articles, lecture and research notes, diaries of trips, personal ledgers, pictures, and broadsides. Subjects include Monongalia County Historical Society; wildlife; collecting trips to Canada, Alaska, Labrador, and South Africa; agriculture; genealogy of the Dadisman family; and camel transportation in the U.S. Correspondents include Charles H. Ambler, Nelle...
Dates: 1914-1963

Atkeson-Morgan Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3372
Scope and Contents Papers of John and Sarah Atkeson-Morgan documenting Atkeson-Morgan family history and the history of the Morgan home and farm in Putnam County, West Virginia for period ca. 1840-1900.Materials include Civil War papers; personal and business correspondence; legal documents; school compositions and poetry; one photograph; and invoices and receipts.Subjects include: personal business (such as health, travel, and courtship), farm business, hunting, education (particularly...
Dates: 1833-1923; Majority of material found in 1850-1900

Barns Family Records

Collection Number: A&M 3066
Overview A framed lithograph of the James Barns residence in Cumberland Township, near Carmichaels, PA with an insert consisting of a drawing of the first successfully operating engine in Greene Co., ca. 1833, located in the Barns woolen factory on Muddy Creek, near Carmichaels, Pennsylvania. Included is an account by the donor about the Barns family of north central West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania. Mention is made of abolitionism, agricultural trends, James Barns, William Shinn Barns,...
Dates: 1884-1990

Beery School of Horsemanship, Publications Regarding Horse Training and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 4107

Publications regarding horse training and animal breeding published by the Beery School of Horsemanship, which was founded by horse trainer Jesse Berry as a correspondence school in 1905. Also contains publications regarding livestock and agriculture, and other miscellaneous material. See "Scope and Content Note" and "Historical Note" for further information.

Dates: 1883-1976; Majority of material found within 1963-1976

Bibliographies regarding Appalachian Studies Topics

Collection Number: A&M 4338
Scope and Contents Contains three bibliographies regarding Appalachian Studies, including: 1. Bibliography compiled by Donald A. Clelland on "Appalachian Coal"; 2. Bibliography compiled by Glenna Horne Graves of the University of Kentucky on "Agriculture and Modernization Relating to the Appalachian South"; and 3. Bibliography of "Southwest Virginia Writers".Also includes narrative by Herbert W. Wey regarding "Cratis Williams and Appalachian Studies at ASU" (Applachian State University) in Boone,...
Dates: 1971-1988 and undated

Carleton Custer Pierce (1877-1958) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1674
Overview Military records, business papers, and correspondence of a brigadier general, Kingwood attorney, state legislator, secretary of the West Virginia Horticultural Society, state adjutant general, and state Selective Service director. Other papers include a letter book, West Virginia National Guard, 1903-1907; state Selective Service memoranda, 1940-1947; and a "Historical Record of Selective Service in West Virginia." Other subjects include the Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad, Pierce's coal...
Dates: ca. 1840-1955

Charles A. and Charles W. Wade Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0765

Private and business correspondence of Charles A. Wade, a farmer in Burnsville, and Charles W. Wade, a justice of the peace in Braxton County. Included are bills, receipts, and many agriculture-related advertisements and offers.

Dates: ca. 1880-1940

Charles R. Williams, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2108
Overview An 1851 letter to Rebecca Coplin from Harriet Burdett of Pruntytown, West Virginia, on community health, family affairs and Methodist church matters. A merchandise account book, 1859-63, of an unidentified general store owner and inn keeper; steamboat bills of lading for the Kathryn and French of the Little Kanawha Packet Line (Creston-Parkersburg), 1899 and 1905. There are also mimeographed sketches on the history, topography, scenery, agriculture, geology, rural development and natural...
Dates: 1834, 1851-1905

Cloyd Goodnight, Biography of Robert Richardson (1806-1876), Manuscript

Collection Number: A&M 1247

Biography by Cloyd Goodnight of Robert Richardson, a Disciples of Christ minister, educator, writer, physician, agriculturalist, and member of the Bethany College faculty. The manuscript contains long extracts from Richardson's correspondence and daybook. Correspondence and daybook.

Dates: ca. 1930

David L. Wilson Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0807

Letters and business records of the mercantile establishment of David L. Wilson in Moorefield. Subjects covered include: property rentals, crops, labor costs and lumbering.

Dates: 1853-1899