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Wheeling (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:

Hook, Schrader and Company, Account Books of Horse-Drawn Carriage Company

Collection Number: A&M 0867
Overview Account books kept by Hook, Schrader and Company, a Wheeling-based buggy manufacturer and repair shop. Contains four account books consisting of Private Cash (1879-1882), Private Journal (1872-1883), and two Day Books (1872-1877 and 1880-1882). These books contain records of the company's finances, including records of work done (including painting and varnishing, repairing wheels, and replacing axles) and payments made by customers. All material within this collection is available on...
Dates: 1872-1883

Hubbard Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0755
Scope and Contents

A booklet containing two handwritten addresses delivered by Chester Dorman Hubbard; a picture of the public buildings of McDowell County, W. Va.; a picture of the toll gate on the National Road at Leatherwood Lane, Wheeling, W.Va.; and a land title on parchment dated July 3, 1794, from Levi Hollingsworth to Robert Morris, for 20,000 acres of land in Ohio County, Virginia (Now West Virginia)

Dates: 1794-1880

Hubbard Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0805
Scope and Contents Papers, mainly correspondence, of the Hubbard family of New Haven and Litchfield, Connecticut and Wheeling, West Virginia. There are several hundred letters which document the growth of the family and its business enterprises in Wheeling. Correspondents include Gad Smith, Dana Hubbard, Chester D. Hubbard, General John Hubbard, Roger Dorman, H Moran, William P. Hubbard, Dana L. Hubbard, Stephen B. Elkins, John W. Mason, and Waitman T. Willey. There are a number of letters written...
Dates: 1810-1914

J. R. Caldwell, Cow Herd Books

Collection Number: A&M 0298

J.R. Caldwell of Wheeling, West Virginia, bought and bred cows in the early 20th century. Two herd books describe cows that Caldwell bred or owned from 1916 to 1923. Books document color markings, sires and dams, birth dates, names, buyers, and prices of cows.

Dates: 1916-1923

J. S. Algeo, An Unpublished History of the Hazel-Atlas Glass Company, Typed Document

Collection Number: A&M 2514

An unpublished history of the Hazel-Atlas Glass Company compiled by J.S. Algeo, completed in 1956.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 Minehart Ledger

Collection Number: A&M 1389

Ledger of a glassblower who worked for various glass companies in Wheeling, West Virginia, containing a record of his work and notes concerning his working agreements.

Dates: 1841-1845, 1863

J.B. Ford Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 2545

Photocopies of correspondence to J.B. Ford, an agent of the B.&O. Railroad in Wheeling, during the Civil War. The papers concern railroad operations in West Virginia, 10 February-24 September 1863; apprehension of deserters; and Ford's commission as Assistant Quartermaster of Volunteers at the rank of Captain.

Dates: 1863

J.B. Ford Legal Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1679
Overview Suit papers and correspondence in the case of the BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD VS. J.B. FORD, general agent of the railroad at Cumberland and Wheeling. The papers include copies of documents relative to the building of the railroad from Cumberland westward to Parkersburg and Wheeling and the activities of Ford as general agent at Cumberland and Wheeling, 1852-1874. Most of Ford's evidence deals with the role of the railroad during the Civil War and its relations with the state of West...
Dates: ca. 1877

Jessie Campbell Nave Diaries

Collection Number: A&M 3500
Overview Two diaries (1891-1892) authored by Jessie Campbell Nave (born 1867, died 1932 as Jessie Hill), the great niece of Alexander Campbell, a leader in the Protestant religious movement known as the "Disciples of Christ" and founder and first President of Bethany College. Jessie's father, Archibald W. Campbell, whose activities are documented in the diaries, was the editor of the "Wheeling Intelligencer." These diaries document her experiences as a married upper-class late 19th century West...
Dates: 1891-1892

Jim Comstock, Newspaper Editor and Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2600
Overview Papers of James ("Jim") Franklin Comstock of Richwood, West Virginia, whose position as editor of the West Virginia Hillbilly and avocation as collector and advocate of all things West Virginia led to the preservation of much of the state's physical, visual, and textual history. The collection includes materials Comstock collected about West Virginia history as well as his own personal and professional papers. Materials include: general series of...
Dates: 1650-1671, 1717-2003, undated; Majority of material found within ca. 1850-1995