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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Marion County, White Day Creek History

Collection Number: A&M 3316
Scope and Contents Records regarding the history of the White Day Creek region of Marion County, WV. There are also photocopies of primary sources of information supplementary to the White Day Creek book, including: letters and financial ledger of the Watson family (1820-1890); essay titled "Smithtown Local History" (1922); business ledger of George Washington Stevens, a cobbler (1890s); deeds and estate sale documents of William Morris (1854); grist mill business ledger of Sam Smith (1894); financial ledger...
Dates: 1820-1997

Mary Behner Christopher, Missionary, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3131
Overview The microfilm collection contains 10 diaries and inserted supplementary letters, clippings, and photographs kept by Presbyterian missionary Mary Behner during her years as the first director of The Shack, a settlement house in the Scotts Run Area of Monongalia County. In addition to the microfilm, there is an addendum to this collection dating from 2006. It includes a photograph album kept by Anna Santore DeLancy, who was a Sunday School teacher at the Shack, a Presbyterian neighborhood...
Dates: 1928-1937

Molly and Lillia Schilansky Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4229
Scope and Contents

Papers of Molly Schilansky, who ran a dress shop in Thomas, West Virginia, and her sister Lillia ("Lili") Schilansky, who was a teacher in the Tucker County area for over sixty years. Includes teachers' catalog and textbook samples sent to Lillia; a business ledger and financial records of Molly's; correspondence, mainly addressed to Molly; and advertisements. This collection has been minimally processed.

Dates: ca. 1925-1955

Monongalia County Board of Education, Minute books

Collection Number: A&M 1665

Minute books contain: lists of students, teachers, trustees, school books; policy discussions and decisions; expenditures and correspondence.

Dates: 1864-1961

Nell Lanham Leonian (1892-1975) Papers, Typed Document

Collection Number: A&M 2000

A Morgantown resident's account of her student years at West Virginia University and of experiences as a teacher at her alma mater and in southern West Virginia. Included is a history of the Bailey, Lanham, and Pepper families.

Dates: 1967

Oren F. Morton (1857-1926) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1191
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, sketch books, published and unpublished manuscripts, literary notes, business records, and printed material of a schoolteacher, newspaper writer, county historian, novelist and essayist from Kingwood, whose fiction and nonfiction writings deal primarily with the Virginia-West Virginia Allegheny highlands. His best known works are WINNING OR LOSING?: A STORY OF THE WEST VIRGINIA HILLS (1901); LAND OF THE LAUREL: A STORY OF THE ALLEGHANIES (1903); UNDER THE...
Dates: ca. 1799-1846, 1875-1926

Peter Larew Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1603
Overview Papers of a pioneer Monroe County family, including a manuscript ciphering book, 1790, a diary of a journey to southwestern Ohio, 1810, a manuscript militia manual and company roster, and various business, church, and legal papers of county militia captain, Peter Larew. The papers of his son, John M., include a general merchandise account book, the estate papers, and various business and legal documents. The collection also contains a series of letters, 1876-1892, from John Larew's sons in...
Dates: 1790-1892

Pittenger Family Letters

Collection Number: A&M 3127

Various Pittenger family members wrote these letters, mostly to other family members. The most frequent correspondent is Abraham Pittenger, a farmer, teacher, and local government official in Hancock County. The letters detail farming and marketing of farm goods, educational developments, affairs of the Presbyterian Church, and family events. The collection also provides significant information about the early Republican party, secession crisis, Civil War and Reconstruction.

Dates: 1841-1875

Rosalie Stewart Detch, Papers and Ephemera

Collection Number: A&M 3968

Papers and ephemera of Rosalie Stewart Detch, West Virginia University alumna and school teacher and administrator in Greenbrier County. Includes material regarding Detch's father John L. Stewart, her time as a student at WVU, and her career in education. Includes programs, news clippings, tickets, schedules, postcards, and photographs, among other material. See "Scope and Content Note" for further information.

Dates: 1907-1982

R.S. Rudd (b.1846) Records

Collection Number: A&M 1162
Overview Diaries, accounts, and statistical records of a schoolteacher from Montgomery and Campbell counties, Virginia, and Monroe County, West Virginia. These records list the schools in which Rudd taught, the homes where he boarded, and his friends and acquaintances. The records also cover his employment with the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad at Central Depot, Virginia, and with the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad at Allegheny Station. The third volume is a guest register of the White Sulphur...
Dates: 1839-1912