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Viola James Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-032
Abstract

The Viola James Collection contains membership cards for James as a member of the Clarksburg, West Virginia chapter of the Women of the Ku Klux Klan, which are in a wallet marked with the initials "KKK". The collection also has a blank application form and printed Christian literature related to the organization. It also includes a small framed tintype of two unidentified little girls.

Dates: c. 1920s

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

Mullens Smokeless Coal Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-005
Abstract

The Mullens Smokeless Coal Company Records consist mainly of ledgers and cash books which detail company accounts, coal buyers, and billings. Also included are certificates of capital stock, Mining Laws from the West Virginia Legislature, and various publications pertaining to coal mining. Based in Mullens, West Virginia, the Mullens Smokeless Coal Company was owned by Harry Meade and also known as Harmco Smokeless Coal Company.

Dates: 1937-1960, n.d.

Frank M. Murdock Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-056
Abstract

Ledger maintained by Frank M. Murdock of Preston County, West Virginia, including records of various local performing arts groups with which Murdock was involved.

Dates: 1877 - 1893

Postcards from Appalachia,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-032
Abstract

Postcards from Appalachia contains postcards depicting various landmarks, locations, and scenery in the Appalachian region during the first half of the 20th century.

Dates: c.1900-1970s

Lon Savage Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-009
Abstract

Typescript drafts and research materials--including photocopies of interview transcripts, court documents, and printed materials--for Lon Savage's book, Thunder in the Mountains: the West Virginia Mine War, 1920-21.

Dates: [1919]-1994

Title Map of the Great Kanawha Coal Field

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0371
Abstract

Map shows the Great Kanawha Coal Field, in West Virginia. In addition to the map, which identifies title claimants and contains some hand-written annotations, the map provides navigational and distance charts, descriptions of rail and water communication, improvements to the area, and geological descriptions, especially regarding coal deposits.

Dates: 1867

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