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VIOLETTE MACHIR COLLECTION
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The Machir Collection consists primarily of genealogical research on families from Mason County, West Virginia. Correspondence with persons requesting research, as well as responses and materials compiled in response to these requests make up the bulk of the collection. Also of interest are newspaper articles and research papers on men who fought at the 1774 Battle of Point Pleasant and other historical papers relating to the area. Of particular interest is a series of articles relating to the Silver Bridge Collapse.


BOX 1

Notebook, The Mason County Bible Records

Notebook, The Mayes Family, by Dianna Miller Mayes, 1989

Newspaper clippings, "The Men of 1774"

My Book 1. Events, Reunions, Anniversaries, Churches

Book #3. Events, Churches, Schools, Personalities, Reunions, Wedding Anniversaries, Random Dates

Events, Celebrations, Awards, Clubs, Personalities

Correspondence


BOX 2

Clippings/Articles

Historical Papers

Genealogical Papers, Folder One

Genealogical Papers, Folder Two

Genealogical Papers, Folder Three

Genealogical Papers, Folder Four

Genealogical Papers, Folder Five

Mary Hyre articles from the Athens Messenger on the Silver Bridge Collapse


Manuscript Collections

West Virginia State ArchivesWest Virginia State Archives

West Virginia Archives and History