Churches -- Presbyterian
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2672
Overview This collection consists of material from the Centerville Presbyterian Church including histories, correspondence, scrapbooks, programs, and papers about the women's auxiliary, missionary society work, finances, and social activities.
Collection Number: A&M.2133
Overview Manuscript diary of David R. Preston, Presbyterian minister and missionary assigned to Pensacola, Florida, and St. Charles, Missouri, 1828-1829, containing information on the number of missionaries and regularly assigned ministers of the Presbyterian, Methodist, and Episcopal churches in the areas, the number of church services held, attendance and interest of the congregations, organization of Bible classes, and Sunday schools. Preston also preached to black congregations and comments on their...
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...
Collection Number: A&M.1281
Scope and Contents Historical and genealogical notebooks, notes on census reports, cemetery readings, newspaper history, copies of church and school records, notes on slavery, newspaper clipping scrapbooks, and correspondence.
Collection Number: A&M.1942
Overview Pamphlets include Henry Ruffner's antislavery pamphlet, 1847, and his Union speech, 1856. Subjects of the manuscripts and correspondence include family history; travel; Kanawha Salt Works; schools in Virginia and Kanawha County; Lane Seminary Library; Presbyterian Church; slavery, coal, gas, iron, and timber; Johns Hopkins, Washington and Lee, Harvard, Hobart, Cornell, and Hampden-Sydney colleges; Greenbrier County; Alabama; election of 1904; University of Virginia; Kanawha Valley floods;...
Collection Number: A&M.1462
Overview Sketch of Romney and Springfield churches, prepared in 1887 by a committee of the Winchester Presbytery under the Reverend John A. Scott. Contains notes on the rise of Presbyterianism in the Romney area, sketches of pastors John Lye, James Black, William Henry Foote, and George Williamson Finley, and a record of church buildings.
Collection Number: A&M.1366
Overview Papers of John J. Davis, a lawyer and politician from Clarksburg, West Virginia. This collection contains correspondence, account books, photographs, essays, speeches, and other material. Also included in this collection are writings of Davis' granddaughter, Julia McDonald Davis. There are also artifacts, including a school slate and three leather billfolds. Please see "Scope and Contents" for further detail.
Collection Number: A&M.0602
Scope and Contents Mimeographed letters of Joseph F. McNeely requesting the restoration by the Presbyterian Church of Morgantown, of the McNeely family monument removed from the Presbyterian cemetery on the site of the new church.
Dates: February 24, 1954
Collection Number: A&M.1518
Collection Number: A&M.1855
Scope and Contents Xerox copies of the correspondence of William White, Cregan Cave (Greenbrier County) 1871-1897. William White (II) fitted himself to become a land surveyor, and for many years held the official position of surveyor of Greenbrier County. Letters relate to surveys and sale of several acres of land for George S. and John C. Knox and E. C. Halliday.Other letters relating to property and deeds are from G. W. Black, Elvira Fenton, J. R. Crawford, J. W. Watson, Dennis Landis, Lucy A....