Withers and VanDevender Papers, 1899-1951 A&M.2109

Withers and VanDevender Papers, 1899-1951 A&M.2109


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West Virginia and Regional History Center

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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.2109
Title
Withers and VanDevender Papers1899-1951
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/4125
Quantity
3.5 Linear Feet, Summary: 3 ft. 6 in. (1 document case, 5 in.); (22 wrapped packages, 3 ft. 1 in.)
Creator
Withers and VanDevender
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
English
Abstract
Correspondence, ledger books, account and cashbooks of the Parkersburg, West Virginia, firm of Withers and VanDevender (later Wiant and VanDevender), specializing in timber cutting, but also dealing in real estate, coal, oil, and orange growing. Subjects include timber cutting methods, costs, timber shipping, floods, freezes, droughts, log jams, timberland locations, timber purchases and sales, salaries of timber workers, and fruit groves in Florida. Counties mentioned include: Boone, Braxton, Calhoun, Gilmer, Lewis, Marshall, Mercer, Nicholas, Ritchie, Roane, and Wirt. Firms and corporations mentioned include the Copen Creek Coal Company, Gilmer Fuel Company, MCCAA Coal Company, Marietta Chair Company, Nixolette Lumber Company, and the Parkersburg Mill Company.

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Preferred Citation

A&M 2109, Withers and VanDevender Papers, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Account books
  • Agriculture
  • Boone County (W. Va.)
  • Braxton County (W. Va.)
  • Calhoun County (W. Va.)
  • Coal mining - coal companies.
  • Copen Creek Coal Company
  • Floods
  • Florida
  • Gilmer County (W. Va.)
  • Gilmer Fuel Company
  • Land.
  • Lewis County.
  • Lumber trade
  • MCCAA Coal Company
  • Marietta Chair Company
  • Marshall County.
  • Mercer County (W. Va.)
  • Mills and mill-work
  • Nicholas County (W. Va.)
  • Nixolette Lumber Company
  • Parkersburg Mill Company
  • Parkersburg.
  • Petroleum industry and trade
  • Ritchie County (W. Va.)
  • Roane County (W. Va.)
  • Weather
  • Wiant and VanDevender
  • Wirt County (W. Va.)
  • Withers and VanDevender

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Boone County (W. Va.)
  • Braxton County (W. Va.)
  • Calhoun County (W. Va.)
  • Florida
  • Gilmer County (W. Va.)
  • Lewis County.
  • Marshall County.
  • Mercer County (W. Va.)
  • Nicholas County (W. Va.)
  • Parkersburg.
  • Ritchie County (W. Va.)
  • Roane County (W. Va.)
  • Wirt County (W. Va.)