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Curry Family Letters

Identifier: Ms-1992-009

Eleven letters received by members of the Curry family of Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia, written by relatives, mostly in Missouri and Illinois, relating to news of family members and mutual acquaintances, farm crops (particularly wheat), the weather, and church activities.

Dates: 1851 - 1881

William F. Drumeller, Jr., Collection

Identifier: Ms-2013-007

The William F. Drumeller, Jr., Collection, 1909-1991, includes Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI) publications, school papers (including notes and notebooks), ephemera, engineering publications and reports, correspondences, and photographs of Drumeller, a student and cadet at VPI from 1942-1943 and 1946-1949. Materials describe the railway and coal industries in West Virginia in the mid- to late twentieth century.

Dates: 1909 - 1991

Esaw Worrell Franklin Letter

Identifier: Ms-2018-040

The collection contains a letter written by Esaw Worrell Franklin, February 26, 1862, from the camp of the 29th Virginia Infantry, to his parents in Carroll County, Virginia.

Dates: 1862

Gary Restaurant and Railroad Crossing Photograph

Identifier: Ms-2010-008

The collection contains a photograph of Gary restaurant and railroad crossing in McDowell Company-run Gary Township, West Virginia, circa 1990.

Dates: ca. 1990

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

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

Viola James Collection

Identifier: Ms-2023-032

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

Samuel Bolitho Jeffries Diaries

Identifier: Ms-2016-016

The collection contains Samuel Bolitho Jeffries (1884-1953) diaries from 1912-1951 (minus several individual years). These diaries depict both Jeffries' personal life, as well as his career as a civil engineer.

Dates: 1912 - 1951

Kenova, West Virginia (1890)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0454

This is a richly colored and detailed map of Kenova, W. Va., but with considerable damge from age.

Dates: 1890

J. D. Kingsbury Papers

Identifier: Ms-1989-054

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

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Sanborn Map Company 3
Geological Survey (U.S.) 2
Miller, J. C. 2
Asher, Anthony L. 1
Beckley, Alfred, 1802-1888 1
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Beyer, Edward, 1820-1865 1
Century Lithography Company 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 29th 1
Consolidated Coal Company (Luzerne County, Pa.) 1
Cram, George Franklin, 1841-1928 1
Cramer, Bettie (Elizabeth?) D., b. abt. 1838? 1
Creigh, Thomas, b. abt.1812 1
Curry family 1
D'Invilliers, Edward 1
Drumeller, William F., Jr., 1923-2006 1
Flat-top Land Trust 1
Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863 1
Franklin, Esaw W. (Esaw Worrell), 1841-1922 1
G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. 1
Gamble, W. H. (William H.) 1
Greenbrier (White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.) 1
Greenbrier Historical Society 1
Handley, J. O. 1
Harrison, H. H. 1
Hotel Roanoke 1
James, Viola Ethel Cox, 1892-1965 1
Jeffries, Samuel Bolitho, 1884-1953 1
Kingsbury, J. D. 1
Koepler, W. E. E. 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 1
Lesher, C. E. (Carl Eugene), b.1885 1
Martin, Thomas R., b. abt. 1848? 1
Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868 1
Mullens Smokeless Coal Company 1
Murdock, Frank M. 1
Nirenstein's National Realty Map Company 1
Norfolk and Western Railroad Company (1881-1896) 1
Pocahontas Fuel Company, Inc. 1
Pocahontas Operators Association 1
Randolph, Wilton 1
Roy, Andrew 1
Savage, Lon, 1928-2004 1
Swann, John S. 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 1
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