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Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Fleming Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0644
Scope and Contents Additional papers of Benjamin Fleming and several members of the Fleming family. Manuscript items include land grants, & deed Monongalia County, letters, account ∧ tax statements. Printed items include Sabbath School program, Fairmont, 1861; concert and commencement programs of Fairmont State Normal, 1892, 1897, 1906; Alfred Fleming Cemetery Association, proposed organization pamphlet. A clipping scrapbook contains some poetry by Thurston Worth Fleming, biographical sketch of Col....
Dates: 1827-1915

Ford Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1688

Stock receipt, Taylor County Agricultural and Mechanical Society, 1870; a pass from Headquarters, United States Volunteers, Grafton, dated 3 August 1861; passes from the toll office of Valley River Bridge, Northwestern Turnpike, 1860-1863; list of indigent school children, District 17, Taylor County; and muster fines and receipts bearing Morgantown, Fairmont, and Pruntytown imprints.

Dates: 1829-1882

Helen M. Fleming Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0852

Typescripts relating to Marion County, including "In Memory of John Marshall Jacobs, a Good Churchman," "Early Days of Mining in Marion County," and "In Memory of Jessie Hickman Jamison," all written by Helen M. Fleming. There are a number of photographs of Fairmont and Marion County, family photo albums, and seven scrapbooks of clippings of U.S. and West Virginia history, with emphasis on Marion and Monongalia counties.

Dates: ca. 1812-1951

Henri Jean Mugler Diary and Memoir

Collection Number: A&M 1335
Overview Diary and memoir of a Confederate soldier, railroad laborer, and shop owner from Grafton. The memoir begins with Mugler's birth in Alsace-Lorraine in 1838, and covers his immigration to the United States; enlistment in the United States Army in 1851; military duty in New York, Boston, Rhode Island, Texas, California, and the Washington Territory where he participated in the expedition against the Yakima Indians as a member of Company B, Third Regiment, United States Artillery, under Phil...
Dates: 1838-1899

Henry Solomon White Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1732
Overview The manuscript diary of Henry Solomon White, a Corporal and Orderly Sergeant in Company N, Sixth Regiment, [West] Virginia Volunteer Infantry, covering the period of 24 September 1861 to 26 September 1864. Company N was organized at Camp White, in 1861 for a three-year tour of duty guarding the B.&O. and North Western railroads. The company was stationed at various times at Burton, Littleton, Barrackville, Fairmont, Clarksburg, Bridgeport, Grafton, and Webster. Squads of this company...
Dates: 1861-1865

Jacob S. Hayden Diary

Collection Number: A&M 2302

Chronicle written by Hayden, Mayor of Fairmont, of his trip to the west coast. He describes the perils of a steamboat trip from Pittsburgh to Independence, Missouri, and the joys and hardships of travel by wagon across the Great Plains to California. Indian encounters, river crossings, inclement weather, scarcity of water, thieves, and firing squads are some of the topics noted.

Dates: 1852

John Paul and Marie Hall Jones Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2856
Scope and Contents Papers of the Jones family of Fairmont, West Virginia, 1930-1973. Includes correspondence of Marie to family and friends in West Virginia from Malaysia, where John was a petroleum engineer in the 1930s; investment records of John Paul Jones, 1930-1965; specifications for their home in Fairmont, 1949; and papers of the West Virginia Nature Conservancy, 1960s, in which the Joneses were active.Series include:Series 1. Personal Correspondence from Malaysia -- Marie Hall...
Dates: 1930-1973

Jolliff Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3241
Scope and Contents Collection consists of photographs, publications, letters, and newspaper clippings regarding the Jolliff and Watson families. Jolliff family history is highlighted in photocopies of the publication, Family Record and Genealogy of the Jolliff Family, From the Year 1760 to 1878 Inclusive by Oliver P. Jolliff and James S. Watson (1878). A photocopy of the Journal of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Encampment, Department of West Virginia, Grand Army of the...
Dates: 1878-1954

Joseph F. McNeely (b.1868) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0784
Scope and Contents

Two typescripts entitled "A Fascinating Journey Over U.S. Highway 250 From Moundsville to Fairmont, West Virginia." The material contains historical sketches of the cities and towns along the way, and the social, religious, economic, and educational life of the early settlers of this section.

Dates: 1936

Martha Dent Watson (1837-1905) Diary

Collection Number: A&M 1798

Diary written in Fairmont by an unmarried daughter of Thomas Watson and Rebecca Haymond Watson, the youngest sister of James Otis Watson. Comments concern the Civil War, the Southern cause, Lincoln and his assassination, and the attitudes of Fairmont residents toward Southern sympathizers and returning Confederate soldiers.

Dates: 1864 December 31 - 1865 December 21