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Anthony L. Asher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-078
Abstract

Papers of Anthony L. Asher, who served as a U. S. Army explosives instructor staff officer in France during World War I and later organized and commanded Company K, 150th Infantry, West Virginia National Guard during the West Virginia mine wars. Includes correspondence relating to Company K, 150th Infantry, West Virginia National Guard (and to military charges brought against Asher for theft and unauthorized absence) and photographs.

Dates: 1921 - 1923

C and O for Progress (map)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0823
Abstract

Map depicting the C & O Railroad network in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwestern states (Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, Washington, DC, and New York. Though undated, the map was issued some time between 1947, when the C & O acquired the Pere Marquette Railway of Michigan and Ontario, and 1972, when it adopted a new corporate name following a merger with the ancient Baltimore & Ohio Railroad.

Dates: likely c.1947-1972

Confederate Repair Agreement For Beckley Mill (West) Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-043
Abstract

This collection contains the memorandum of an agreement between General John B. Floyd and Thomas J. Leaford of Fayette County, Virginia (now part of West Virginia), for $598.03 for damages to Alfred Beckley's mill. Leaford is also instructed to obtain a deed of trust from Beckley to the Confederate States of America.

Dates: 1861

County Map of Virginia and West Virginia

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0044
Abstract

Map is among the earliest to distinguish West Virginia from Virginia.

Dates: 1863

Bettie D. Cramer Manuscript Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-062
Abstract

The collection consists of a manuscript receipt book created by/belonging to Bettie D. Cramer of Wheeling, West Virginia, c. 1883. The notebook contains recipes, housekeeping tips, and elocution exercises.

Dates: c. 1883-1884

Geological Map of a Portion of the Flat-Top Coal Field Showing the Approximate Outcrop of the Pocahontas or No. 3 Coal Bed in McDowell County, West Virginia

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0366
Abstract

Map shows the coal beds at Flat-Top Coal Fields in McDowell County, West Virginia. It contains an index of openings in the coal bed, and a scale of sections, as well as a key to limestone and shale locations.

Dates: November 1887

Hanawha Fall

 Collection — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art-068

J. D. Kingsbury Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-054
Abstract

Papers of J. D. Kingsbury, a missionary of the American Sunday-School Union of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, working in Monongalia and Marion counties, Virginia (now West Virginia), in 1854. Includes letters from American Sunday-School Union officers, a missionary working in counties adjacent to Kingsbury's, and J. S. McKinney of Palatine; and a form letter appointing Kingsbury as missionary.

Dates: 1854

Map of Greenbrier County, W. Va. (reproduction)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0369
Abstract

Map shows towns and geographic features of Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Reproduction was created in 1973.

Dates: 1887

Map of Pocahantas Coal Fields

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0363
Abstract

Map shows Pocahontas Coal Field, with index of mines and their owners. Map is bordered by images of the mines listed on the map.

Dates: 1948

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