Smith-Riffe Collection, History and Genealogy of Lower New River Valley, 1930-80 A&M.3033

Smith-Riffe Collection, History and Genealogy of Lower New River Valley, 1930-80 A&M.3033


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Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.3033
Title
Smith-Riffe Collection, History and Genealogy of Lower New River Valley1930-1980
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/680
Quantity
0 Linear Feet, Summary: 7 reels of microfilm
Creator
Smith-Riffe Collection
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
<language langcode="eng" encodinganalog="041">English</language>
Abstract
A local history and genealogies of the lower New River valley compiled by Aubrey O. Smith and Judge Winton A. Riffe of Beckley. The collection contains a section on local history covering 29 counties in Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia. The section on local history is comprised of church records, community histories, county court records and cemetery transcriptions. The collection mostly consists of the genealogies of 207 family names and their sources such as personal memoirs, interviews, obituaries, correspondence, and family records, sketches and charts. The Smith-Riffe Collection is also commonly known as the New River Genealogy.

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Preferred Citation

A&M 3033, Smith-Riffe Collection, History and Genealogy of Lower New River Valley, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Genealogy
  • Kentucky
  • New River Genealogy.
  • Riffe, Winton A.
  • Rivers and river valleys.
  • Smith, Aubrey O.
  • Virginia