Preston Family Papers, 1817-1945 A&M.2201

Preston Family Papers, 1817-1945 A&M.2201


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Morgantown, WV 26506-6069
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Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.2201
Title
Preston Family Papers1817-1945
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/4161
Quantity
7.7 Linear Feet Summary: 7 ft. 8 in. (18 document cases, 5 in. each); (1 oversize folder, 2 in.)
Creator
Preston family
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, legal papers, and business papers of John J.D. Preston, his ancestors, and his relatives. The correspondence is primarily between members of the Preston family with topics being discussed, such as living conditions, business conditions, military training camps, Civil War battles, politics and campaigns, political personalities, education, schools, and the World Wars. Correspondents include John Preston, Rev. David Preston, John J. Davis, and John W. Davis.

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Preferred Citation

A&M 2201, Preston Family Papers, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War -- Norfolk (Va.)
  • Civil War battles.
  • Davis, John J. (John James), 1835-1916
  • Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955
  • Education
  • Education. SEE ALSO Schools.
  • Elections
  • Greenbrier Military Academy
  • Norfolk, Va. - Civil War.
  • Politics and government.
  • Preston family
  • Preston family - Genealogy
  • Preston, John J.D.
  • Preston, John.
  • Preston, Rev. David.
  • Railroads - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
  • Schools. SEE ALSO Academies
  • Wheeling (W. Va.) -- Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
  • World War II.
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Military training camps

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Davis, John J. (John James), 1835-1916
  • Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955
  • Preston, John J.D.
  • Preston, John.
  • Preston, Rev. David.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Wheeling (W. Va.) -- Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company