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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

Business Section City of Charleston, W. Va

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0453
Abstract In addition to the detailed map of Charleston W. Va's business section on one side, the reverse of this map contains extensive description of the city's history and business community.The map was created by the Nirenstein National Realty Map Company. According to the Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at the University of Connecticut, who noted:The Nirenstein National Realty Map Company of Springfield, Massachusetts, produced...
Dates: Undated

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

Charleston, West Virginia Account Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-070
Abstract

Collection consists of a ledger listing accounting information for an unidentified business located in the Charleston, West Virginia area.

Dates: February 23, 1885 - September 3, 1885

City of Bluefield W. Va., (1930)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0451
Abstract

The map is extensively markep up with notes in colored pen and rubber stamp, and on the reverse it notes that it was transferred to the U. S. Census Bureau on May 17, 1938.

Dates: 1930

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

Curry Family Letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1992-009
Scope and Contents

Family in Atchison County, Missouri, writing to family and friends in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Nine letters in which they write about the beauty of the country, Grange and revival meetings, crops, weather, sickness, and deaths.

Dates: 1851 - 1881

Esaw Worrell Franklin Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-040
Abstract

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

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

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