Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959), Barns Family Papers, 1795-1908 A&M.1604

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959), Barns Family Papers, 1795-1908 A&M.1604


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Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.1604
Title
Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959), Barns Family Papers1795-1908
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/3582
Quantity
0 Linear Feet, Summary: 1 reel of microfilm
Creator
Smith, Clarence Edwin, 1885-1959.
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
Correspondence, business, and legal papers, and photographs of Thomas Barns (1750-1836) and his son John S. Barns, who operated a grist and saw mill at Polsleys Mill (now Fairmont). Papers deal with a river trip to Indiana, 1837; coal mining in 1839; the money question, 1838; land transactions, farming, and mercantile operations of the Barns family; Rosecrans in Middle Tennessee, 1863; and the poor economic conditions, 1878.

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Preferred Citation

A&M 1604, Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959), Barns Family Papers, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Related Material

258, 1604, 1606

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • American Legion
  • Associated Press
  • Association Against the Prohibition Amendment
  • Barns, Fleming and Company
  • Barns, John S.
  • Barns, John S. and Company
  • Barns, Thomas.
  • Coal mining.
  • Democratic Party (U.S.)
  • Fairmont (W. Va.)
  • Fairmont Broadcasting Company.
  • Fairmont Newspaper Publishing Company
  • Fleming Association
  • Jackson Coal Company
  • Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
  • Marion County (W. Va.)
  • Mills and mill-work
  • Monongah Mines Relief Committee
  • Mountain Lake Park (Md.)
  • National Miners' Union (U.S.)
  • United Mine Workers of America
  • United States - Railway Administration.
  • United States National Guard - West Virginia.
  • United States. National Bituminous Coal Commission
  • Virginia Military Institute

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Barns, John S.
  • Barns, Thomas.
  • Smith, Clarence Edwin, 1885-1959.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Fairmont (W. Va.)
  • Marion County (W. Va.)
  • Mountain Lake Park (Md.)