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Wheeling (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:

Wheeling Grape Sugar and Refining Company Ledger

Collection Number: A&M 0212

An invoice book kept by County Commissioner, J.R. Paul of the Wheeling Grape Sugar and Refining Company. Transferred from Ohio County Court Record Books, the book contains business receipts and minutes to meetings. The minutes are mostly about appointment of company officers, issuing of stock and construction of the firm's physical plant.

Dates: 1881-1883

Wheeling High School, Commencement Book

Collection Number: A&M 4392
Content Description A book of photographs and other material commemorating the Wheeling High School Class of 1911, similar to a modern yearbook. Members of the class are documented by photo portraits and short biographical sketches. There are also photographs of student groups and a class history. The book also includes photographs of the school building and classrooms with related descriptions. The photographs were taken by George J. Kossuth, who had a studio in Wheeling, and the book was printed by the...
Dates: 1911

Wheeling Potteries Histories

Collection Number: A&M 3154

Copies of typescript history of Wheeling pottery industry and newspaper article "The Beauty Survives" by Monroe Worthington.

Dates: 1965-1992

Wheeling Steel Corporation, Histories

Collection Number: A&M 2948

Includes typescripts "The History of Principio and Iron Hill", clippings on J.J. Holloway, Earl Oglebay, Alexander Glass, Josiah Fox, and the iron and steel industry of the Wheeling area. Also includes sheet music for the theme song of the Wheeling Musical Steelmakers titled "Got a Feeling, I'll Be Stealing Back to Wheeling, West Virginia" by Bob Ellsworth. Also contains an issue of Time Magazine with an advertisement for Wheeling Steel's COP-R-LOY pipe on p. 41 (1928).

Dates: 1928-1980

Wheeling Steel Radio Program, Sound Recordings and Records

Collection Number: A&M 3470
Overview Records of the "It's Wheeling Steel" radio program. Includes photographs (1930s-1940s, 5 in.), program scripts (1937-1944, 5 in.), clippings and magazines (1930s-1940s, 3 in., including Life Magazine of March 21, 1938 with article featuring the radio program), and scrapbooks containing clippings and photographs (1930s-1940s, 3 in.). Also includes original audio transcription discs of the program (1930s-1940s, 7 ft., 6 in.), and reel-to-reel/cassette...
Dates: 1937-2010 and undated; Majority of material found in 1937-1944

Wheeling, Washington Family Graves and Nurse Lydia W. Holiday, Articles

Collection Number: A&M 1835

Articles about the graves at Wheeling of the Washington family, who were relatives of George Washington. Also articles on Lydia W. Holiday of Wheeling, who became a Civil War nurse at the age of 60.

Dates: 1927-1989

William B. Curtis (1821-1891) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1591
Overview Papers of a brigadier general of the Twelfth West Virginia Volunteer Infantry and his family from West Liberty include correspondence, business and legal papers, military and veterans' records, photographs, clippings, and account books. Includes papers of West Liberty Post 78, Department of West Virginia G.A.R.; records and photographs of the Twelfth West Virginia Infantry Regiment; photographs, clippings and published and unpublished material pertaining to the town of West Liberty and the...
Dates: 1830-1954

William M. Goudy, Soldier, Civil War Diaries

Collection Number: A&M 0922
Overview Three pocket diaries authored by William M. Goudy of Wheeling, (West) Virginia, a corporal in the First West Virginia Volunteer Infantry, Company G, who was mustered into service on 31 October 1862. The entries run from January 1862 through November 1864, when Goudy's company was mustered out at Wheeling. Diary entries are brief and sporadic; subjects discussed include weather, marches, encampments, drilling and inspection, combat, eating, church attendance and sermons, and social visits and...
Dates: 1862-1864

Woodblock Engraving of Wheeling, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 2922

A block for a wood engraving entitled "Wheeling, Virginia, showing the Suspension Bridge, and the Embarkment of the German Rifles, Captain Plankey". Sketched by J.A. Faris, 1861.

Dates: 1861