James R. Moreland Papers, 1809-1955 A&M.0870

James R. Moreland Papers, 1809-1955 A&M.0870


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West Virginia and Regional History Center

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown, WV 26506-6069
URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu

Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center

Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.0870
Title
James R. Moreland Papers1815-1957
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/2618
Quantity
60.6 Linear Feet Summary: 60 ft. 7 1/4 in. (134 document cases, 5 in. each); (1 small flat storage box, 3 in.); (30 ledgers, 4 ft. 6 in.); (1 oversize folder, 1/4 in)
Creator
Moreland, James R. (1879-1955)
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>

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

A&M 0870, James R. Moreland Papers, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Scope and Contents

Business and personal papers of a Morgantown attorney and antiquarian. The boxed materials consist of legal papers, abstracts of titles and other items relating to Moreland's law practice; business and personal correspondence, records of Morgantown and Monongalia County corporations, including the Morgantown Hotel Company, Union Investment Company, Bank of Masontown, and the LaMar Coal Company.

The bound volumes include a receipt book for shares in the Monongalia County Farmer's Company of Virginia, 1815-1818; Deckers Creek Sand Company; a ledger (1877-1901) of Huston & Demain, contractors and builders, Morgantown; and letter books and business records of various law firms with which Moreland was associated.

Collection also contains correspondence, property survey maps, and legal papers concerning West Virginia's acquisition of Coopers Rocks land.

Related Material

870, 1146

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Account books
  • Bank of Masontown
  • Banks - Bank of Masontown.
  • Banks and banking
  • Builders and contractors.
  • Coopers Rock Foundation
  • Coopers Rock State Forest (W. Va.)
  • Deckers Creek Sand Company
  • Deckers Creek Sand Company.
  • Gas industry
  • Hotels
  • Huston and Demain
  • LaMar Coal Company
  • Lawyers - letters and papers.
  • Maps.
  • Mills and mill-work
  • Monongalia County (W. Va.)
  • Monongalia Farmer's Company of Virginia.
  • Moreland, James R.
  • Morgantown (W. Va.)
  • Morgantown Hotel Company
  • Union Investment Company

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Moreland, James R.
  • Moreland, James R. (1879-1955)

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Coopers Rock State Forest (W. Va.)
  • Monongalia County (W. Va.)
  • Morgantown (W. Va.)