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Marshall County (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Benwood Bank, Stock Certificate Book

Collection Number: A&M 0223

Bank of Benwood stock certificate book of a Marshall County bank.

Dates: 1900-1923

Coal Mining Disaster Reports Collection

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...
Dates: 1938-1977

"Colonel John Bowman Treasure Map" (typescript), a Hand Drawn Map of Western Virginia, and a Map of Marshall County

Collection Number: A&M 2763

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).

Dates: 1963, 1979, 1980

County Highway Maps for West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 4479
Content Description Highway maps for the 55 counties of West Virginia created in 1937. They are in two tones (blue on white), in varying dimensions (including items in the range of 36 in. x 36 in. to 36 in. x 58 in., etc.), and scaled to 1 inch equaling 1 mile. Features indicated on the maps include: roads (US, primary state roads, secondary state roads); state, county, district, and corporate lines; railroads; streams; parks and forests; highway bridges; county seats; cities and villages; lodges; farms;...
Dates: 1937

Everett F. Moore Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4253

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.

Dates: 1920-1964

F. Gerald Ham, Compiler, Records regarding Kirtanananda Bhaktipada Swami

Collection Number: A&M 3830
Scope and Contents 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,...
Dates: 1948-2011

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

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

Lawrence A. Lang, Collector, West Virginia Land Records

Collection Number: A&M 3833
Scope and Contents

West Virginia land records, including receipts for fees paid, surveys, certificates of survey, land patents, grants, 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.

Dates: 1865-1896; Majority of material found within 1867-1868

Marshall County Farm Account Books and Soil Conservation Agreements

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...
Dates: 1935-1937