West Virginia State Archives


State Government Records Accessioned

Celebration 2000. Minutes, records of events and other information, 1996-2000. 2 boxes. Celebration 2000. Ar1909

Cemetery listing. Listing of patients buried in hospital cemeteries at Lakin and Spencer, n.d. 3 items. Lakin State Hospital, Lakin. Ar1910

Health Care Task Force. Minutes, correspondence, reports and other meeting materials,1982-1995. 21 boxes. Health Care Task Force. Ar1908

Highways. Correspondence and photographs regarding replacement of zero mile stone marker on capitol grounds, 2000. 1 folder. Highways. Ar1911

Rehabilitation Services. Directors correspondence, 1994-1995. 7 boxes. Rehabilitation Services. Ar1898acc

Rehabilitation Services. Directors correspondence, 1995-1996. 7 boxes. Rehabilitation Services. *Ar1898acc

Audiovisual Collections Accessioned

Videotape. A Page From the Past...A Bridge to the Future, VHS (AV6-010), n.d. 1 item. Unknown Donor. AV2001-032

Videotape. A Scar Remains, 25 Years After the Silver Bridge Disaster, VHS (AV6-019), 1992. 1 item. WCHS-TV, Charleston. Av2001-041

Videotape. Blenko Retro: Three Designers of American Glass, VHS (AV6-006), 2001. 1 item. Witak and Novak, Inc, Huntington. Av2001-028

Videotape. Breaking Silence: the story of the Sisters at DeSales Heights, VHS (AV6-003),1993. 1 item. Tommie Dell Smith, Parkersburg. Av2001-025

Videotape. Davis Grubb WV Author and On Location with Fool's Parade, VHS (AV6-023), 1971 and 1978. 1 item. West Virginia Library Commission. Av2001-045

Videotape. Even the Heavens Weep, VHS (AV6-016), 1985. 1 item. WPBY, Nitro. Av2001-038

Videotape. Flood '96: The Greenbrier River Disaster of 1996, VHS (AV6-004), 1996. 1 item. Gary Aide, Ronceverte. Av2001-026

Videotape. Hardwood Forests of the Eastern U.S. A Quiet Success Story VHS (AV6-012),1993. 1 item. Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers Inc., High Point, NC. Av2001-034

Videotape. Harley Warrick: Last of a Breed, VHS (AV6-002), 1997. 1 item. Wheeling National Heritage Area Corp, Wheeling. Av2001-024

Videotape. Helvetia: The Swiss of West Virginia, VHS (AV6-013), 1993.1 item. Augusta Heritage Center of Davis and Elkins College, Elkins. Av2001-035

Videotape. His Eye is on the Sparrow: Ethel Caffie-Austin, Minister of Black Sacred Music, VHS (AV6-007), 1999. 1 item. Anne Lewis, Austin, TX. Av2001-029

Videotape. Holy Cow Swami, VHS (AV6-018), 1996. 1 item. WV Educational Broadcasting Authority, Charleston. Av2001-040

Videotape. Long Journey Home, VHS (AV6-015), 1983. 1 item. Appalshop, Whitesburg, KY. Av2001-037

Videotape. Matewan, written and directed by John Sayles, VHS (AV6-001),1987. 1 item. John Sayles and Maggie Renzi, New York, NY. Av2001-023

Videotape. Our Town - Spring Hill Cemetery, VHS (AV6-022), 1 item. Richard Andre, Charleston. Av2001-044

Videotape. Rocks and Rivers: West Virginia's Geologic Heritage, VHS (AV6-005), 1993. 1 item. West Virginia Geologic and Economic Survey, Morgantown. Av2001-027

Videotape. Spring Hill Cemetery A Historic View, VHS (AV6-021), n.d.1 item. Richard Andre, Charleston. Av2001-043

Videotape. Steaming Up the New River Gorge, VHS (AV6-008), 1994.1 item. Skyfire Productions, Reno, NV. Av2001-030

Videotape. The Video Story of Blairton, Martinsburg, WV. VHS (AV6-011 1&2), n.d. 2 items. William V. Butcher, Sr., Martinsburg. Av2001-033

Videotape. Ties That Bind Show #3, VHS (AV6-009), 2000. 1 item. Michael Hoffman Productions, Inc., Emeryville, CA. Av2001-031

Videotape. With God on Our Side, Episode 2, The Zeal of Thy House, VHS (AV6-020), n.d. 1 item. Lumiere Productions. Av2001-042

Videotape. WV Nature and Wildlife TV Series promo, VHS (AV6-014), n.d.1 item. Bob Campbell, Elkins. Av2001-036

Manuscripts Accessioned

Account book. Kanawha Salines store (photocopy), 1827. 1 item. Katherine Ann Ferris, Charleston. Ms2001-009

Business ledger. A. W. Campbell, Mingo County hardware store, ca. 1895-1898. 1 volume. Bellamy Mansion Museum, Wilmington, NC. Ms2001-012

Civil War Collection. Diary (photocopy) of Theodore Cook, Co. E, 2nd WV Veteran Infantry; original page Civil War music; prayer card; 1864-Apr. 29-1865 Feb. 28. 3 items. William G. Wallace, Lodi, OH. Ms79-18.1.70

Civil War Collection. Transcript of diary of Amos A. Vandervort, Co. B,14th WV Infantry and notes on family (photocopy), 1863. 1 item. Bill Wintz via Terry Lowry, St. Albans. Ms79-18.1.68

Civil War Collection. Transcript of diary of Shriver Moore, 14th WV Infantry (photocopy),1864. 1 item. Bill Wintz via Terry Lowry, St. Albans. Ms79-18.1.69

Land grants, Hampshire County. Six grants to Simon Taylor and descendants of Susan Ann Taylor and Edward Washington, including two signed by Lord Fairfax, 1749-1846. 6 items. Katherine Harper, Charleston. Ms2001-010

Military records. Service file information on Colonel Thomas Fred Bailey from WWII through Korea and National Guard service (photocopies),1940-1979. 1 item. Bill Wintz, St. Albans. Ms2001-011

Minister's record. List of marriages performed, churches, and sermons given by unidentified minister, 1897-1952. 1 volume. Carol Graley, St. Ms2001-007

Minute book. Tynes Chapel, AME Church, Anawalt, including membership lists, weddings, etc., ca. 1934-1960. 1 volume. Purchase. Ms2001-014

Monongalia County deeds. Deeds for property in Monongalia and Wetzel counties involving Hurley, Layton, Wilson, Shockley, Mapel, Barrickman and Fleming as buyers/sellers, 1804-1888. 4 items. Doris Mehlinger Hallanan, San Francisco, CA. Ms2001-008

Shannondale Springs. Correspondence, notes, booklets and other items pertaining to resort(photocopies), ca. 1845-1954. 1 box. William Theriault, Bakerton. Ms2001-015

Microforms Accessioned

Microfilm. 1850 Virginia Mortality Schedules and Agricultural Report, 1 roll. Naomi Morris, Summersville. Mi2001-004

Microfilm. Buckley, Geoffrey Littlefield. Tapping the big vein: coal mining and environmental alteration in Maryland's Appalachian region, 1789-1906, dissertation, 1997. 1 item. Purchase. Mi2001-018

Microfilm. Cahill, Kevin John. "Fertilizing the Weeds: The New Deal's rural poverty program in West Virginia," dissertation, 1999. 1 item. Purchase. Mi2001-016

Microfilm. Census records 1800 Luzerne County, PA; 1810 Jefferson-Muhlenberg counties, KY; 1850 Berkeley-Botetourt counties, VA (2 copies);1860 Clarke-Cumberland counties, VA; 1870 Geauga County, OH; 1880 Oregon soundex H 400-L166; 1910 Phelps-Red Willow counties, NE; 8 rolls. Roscoe Keeney, Charleston.*Mi2001-003

Microfilm. Compiled unit records, Virginia, West Virginia, 1861-1865. 4 rolls. Purchase, NARA. Mi2001-005

Microfilm. Cook, Samuel Robert. Monacans and mountaineers: a comparative study of colonialism and dependency in southern Appalachia, dissertation. 1997. 1 item. Purchase. Mi2001-021

Microfilm. Fullertons, Fullartons, & Fullingtons of North America, n.d. 1 roll. Gordon W. Fullerton, Honolulu, HI. Mi2001-006

Microfilm. Gorman, Michael Joseph. Political culture in the lower Shenandoah Valley: Frederick County, Virginia, 1836-1861, dissertation.1997. 1 item. Purchase. Mi2001-022

Microfilm. Lewis, Charlene Marie. Ladies and Gentlemen on display: planter society at the Virginia springs, 1790-1860, dissertation. 1997. 1 item. Purchase. Mi2001-019

Microfilm. Lilly, Everett A. Leaving Clear Fork Valley: a story of Appalachian migration, dissertation. 1997. 1 item. Purchase. Mi2001-020

Microfilm. Marriage index of Boyd County, KY; marriage index and records of Greenup County, KY; 1861-1989. 5 rolls. Sheri Pettit, Huntington. Mi2001-002

Microfilm. Marriage records of Meigs and Washington counties, OH, 1789-1918. 17 rolls. Wes Cochran, Parkersburg. Mi2001-001

Microfilm. Peyton, Billy Joe. "To make the crooked ways straight and the rough ways smooth" the federal government's role in laying out and building the Cumberland Road, dissertation, 1999. 1 item. Purchase. Mi2001-017

Photographs Accessioned

Postcards, Mullens. Views of paintings of Homestead, Front Street, Virginian Caboose, ca. 1990s. 4 items. Jack Feller, Mullens. Ph2001-013

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