Marshall County (W. Va.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0223
Collection Number: A&M.4203
Overview Mine disaster reports, official hearing reports, and hearing and inquest transcripts (1938-1967). Most of the mine disaster reports were created by inspectors from the West Virginia Department of Mines, and some of them involved federal inspectors. Other reports were created by the United States Bureau of Mines and the West Virginia Department of Mines Coal Mine Safety Board of Review. Also includes volumes 3 through 8 of the Decisions of the Interior Board of Mine...
"Colonel John Bowman Treasure Map" (typescript), a Hand Drawn Map of Western Virginia, and a Map of Marshall County
Collection Number: A&M.2763
Overview Typescript: "Colonel John Brown Treasure - Map." Two maps: hand-drawn map of Western Virginia 1777, showing Ohio River Valley around Wheeling, WV; map of Marshall County, WV (Marshall County Commission, 1963).
Collection Number: A&M.4253
Overview Papers of Everett F. Moore, a lawyer who practiced in Marshall County and the surrounding area. Everett Moore was the uncle of Governor Arch Moore; they practiced law together. This collection mainly includes papers regarding legal cases and Moore’s law practice as well maps of coal fields and other mineral resources. This collection is minimally processed.
Collection Number: A&M.3830
Overview Records regarding Kirtanananda Bhaktipada Swami (Keith Gordon Ham), a founding member and leader of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) or "Hare Krishna" religious movement. Most of the material in the collection regards his involvement with the community of New Vrindaban in Marshall County, West Virginia and the controversies and legal problems that arose during his term of leadership there. The collection also contains biographical information regarding Bhaktipada;...
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...
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.
Collection Number: A&M.3833
Overview West Virginia land records, including receipts for fees paid, surveys, certificates of survey, land patents, grants, plats, correspondence and other material. Some of the records are copies rather than official documents. The records are sorted by the names of buyers and stored in envelopes. Recorded to the fronts of the envelopes is information relevant to their contents. See "Scope and Content Note" for further information.
Collection Number: A&M.4269
Scope and Contents Account books of farms, including the United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Cooperative Agreements for those farms, dated 1935-1937. The farms are located in the towns of Moundsville, Cameron, McMechen, and other Marshall County locations. The USDA's Soil conversation efforts were mandated by several federal laws passed in 1935 and 1936 in response both to the dangers erosion posed to American agriculture and to the financial hardships faced by farmers during the Great...
Collection Number: A&M.3535
Overview Clippings of articles with illustrations regarding the history and preservation of the Cockayne house in Glen Dale, Marshall County, a farm house built in the 1850s. The Cockayne family settled in the upper Ohio River valley in 1795. The Cockayne farm was renowned for the fine Merino wool it produced in the late 1800s.